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Much like the metroplex itself, Dallas events are bigger and better! Take a look at the official Dallas Events Calendar below to discover art exhibitions in the nation's largest arts district, annual festivals such as the State Fair of Texas, concerts, theatre performances, and more great things to do in Dallas. You can search by date, type of event, or both.

Also check out the event calendar to see game schedules for the Dallas Cowboys, Mavericks, Stars, Texas Rangers, FC Dallas and all the teams that make Dallas a legendary sports city.

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One-Day Events

Andrew McMahon

November 26, 2014
Granada Theater

Category: Music & Concerts

Goes Good With: Jack's Mannequin, Jimmy Eat World, Something Corporate, The Postal Service The frontman for Something Corporate and Jack's Mannequin goes solo. more

Bowlmor AMF’s “Strike Out Hunger” This Thanksgiving Eve

November 26, 2014
All Bowlmor, AMF, Bowlero and Brunswick Locations

Category: General

The night before Thanksgiving is known across the country as THE night to get together with friends for a good time. Putting a new spin on the tradition, Bowlmor, AMF, and Brunswick locations nationwide is partnering with Feeding America to “Strike Out Hunger.” For every strike bowled on Novembers 26, Bowlmo... more

Dollar Day at the Dallas Zoo

The Dallas Zoo shows its appreciation to the community for its support with dollar deals and $1 admission all day. Take the DART Red Line to the Zoo entrance to avoid traffic and start your adventure sooner. more

New York Knicks vs. Dallas Mavericks

The New York Knicks play the Dallas Mavericks. Basketball. 6:30 p.m. more

Multi-Day Events

2theXtreme: MathAlive!

October 07, 2014 to January 04, 2015
Perot Museum of Nature and Science
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Categories: Children & Family | Galleries & Exhibits

2theXtreme: MathAlive! is designed to inspire, spark the imagination and reveal not only the math at work, but the infinite possibilities of math. The exhibition brings to life all the mathematics behind what kids love most - video games, sports, fashion, music, space, robotics and more. Innovative technologies and hands... more

A Christmas Carol

November 25, 2014 to December 27, 2014
Wyly Theatre

Categories: Seasonal/Holiday/Festivals | Theater & Dance

Dallas Theater Center's A Christmas Carol - this delightfully re-imagined take on Dickens' enduring classic returns as Dallas' newest "must-see" holiday tradition. more

All Creatures Great and Small: Christmas at the White House 2002

November 22, 2014 to January 13, 2015
George W. Bush Presidential Center

Category: Galleries & Exhibits

All Creatures Great and Small: Christmas at the White House 2002 will be the second in a series of exhibits that serve as the foundation for holiday celebrations at the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum. That year, the White House Christmas theme celebrated the important role animals play in the White House.... more

Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure- Dallas

July 27, 2014 to July 26, 2015
Union Station
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Category: Children & Family

Turn Dallas into a giant game board with this fun scavenger hunt adventure. Combine the excitement of the Amazing Race with a three-hour city tour. Guided from any smart phone, teams make their way among well known and overlooked gems of the city, solving clues and completing challenges while learning local history. P... more

Autumn At The Arboretum

September 20, 2014 to November 26, 2014
Dallas Arboretum
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Categories: Children & Family | Seasonal/Holiday/Festivals | Parks/Gardens/Zoo

  Autumn at the Arboretum is a fall favorite with more than 50,000 pumpkins, gourds and squash to create the nationally acclaimed Pumpkin Village. Many special events, photo opportunities and fun fall festivities take place all week long. Join us September 20-November 26 as the Arboretum transforms with th... more

Bishop Arts Food and Historical Walking Tour, presented by Dallas Bites!

March 30, 2014 to March 30, 2015
Dude, Sweet Chocolate
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Category: Culinary & Food Tours

THE WEATHER WILL BE PERFECT when we tour the eclectic and amazing Bishop Arts District on foot. We stop at many great restaurants/eateries including Eno's Pizza, Hunky's, Dude, Sweet Chocolate and Veracruz Mesoamerican Cafe for very generous samples (this is a LOT of food!). You'll also learn the colorful history of Oa... more

Drawn to Action: The Life and Work of Arthur Szyk

Arthur Szyk, a Polish-Jewish refugee who ultimately settled in the US during WWII was a tireless advocate for democracy, the West, and the anti-fascism. His elaborate and ornate political cartoons were featured on the covers of many of the most prominent American wartime magazines and journals. Szyk was also a passionate... more

Galapagos 3D: Nature's Wonderland (film)

In the vastness of the Pacific Ocean, there is a paradise unlike any other: the Galapagos. Amongst these remote volcanic islands, life has played out over millions of years in relative isolation. The result is a wonderland of nature, with a remarkable collection of plants and charismatic animals that have all adapted to ... more

Gift of Lights 2014

November 26, 2014 to January 01, 2015

Category: Seasonal/Holiday/Festivals

Gift of Lights at Texas Motor Speedway Come out to the Texas Motor Speedway for Gift of Lights 2014 and drive the entire family through a brand-new array of twinkling lights to jump-start the holiday spirit. Gift of Lights, now brought to you by Christmas by Zenith, is a drive-through spectacular with over 600 unique LE... more

Hard Rock Cafe LIVE MUSIC

May 07, 2014 to December 24, 2014
Hard Rock Cafe
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Category: Music & Concerts

The Hard Rock Cafe Dallas introduces LIVE Music Wednesday. Come on out every Wednesday night for local live music. Shows start at 7:30 p.m. more

Oswald Rooming House Tours

April 25, 2014 to April 25, 2017

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Categories: General | JFK

Come relive history through the eyes of an 11 year old girl Patrica Hall. Take a step back in time at 1026 N Beckley Avenue see the room Lee Harvey Oswald lived in. Your guide will be the home owner as she narrates what happened that fatal day. More details are at the website. more

Peruvian Gold: Ancient Treasures Unearthed

October 06, 2014 to December 31, 2014
Irving Arts Center

Category: Galleries & Exhibits

The Irving Arts Center in partnership with National Geographic Museum in Washington D.C presents a remarkable collection of ancient gold and silver artifacts excavated from Peru’s legendary royal tombs. From October 4 through December 31, Peruvian Gold will showcase extraordinary objects from Peru’s pre-Inca ... more

Provocations: The Architecture and Design of Heatherwick Studio

September 13, 2014 to January 04, 2015
Nasher Sculpture Center
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Category: Galleries & Exhibits

The Nasher Sculpture Center is pleased to present Provocations: The Architecture and Design of Heatherwick Studio from September 13, 2014 to January 4, 2015. This represents the first major museum exhibition of the work of Thomas Heatherwick and his studio in North America. The Nasher Sculpture Center is open Tuesday thr... more

Remington College Dallas Campus offers free salon services for food drive donations

November 04, 2014 to November 29, 2014
The Salon at Remington College

Category: General

Remington College is again holding its “Cuts for Cause” event to collect food for families in need. Throughout November, anyone who brings in a can of food or other non-perishable food donation gets a free haircut, manicure, or pedicure. The salon services will be provided by students and instructors in th... more

Robots 3D (film)

November 01, 2014 to March 22, 2015
Perot Museum of Nature and Science
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Category: Children & Family

What does it take to make a “humanoid” robot – a robot who can do anything we can do but without the benefit of a human brain? This is the challenge for scientists now as they create robots who are becoming eerily like the people who are making them. Fascinating and fun, Robots 3D shows the latest devel... more

Salvation Army Angel Tree at Galleria Dallas

November 11, 2014 to December 10, 2014
Galleria Dallas
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Category: Seasonal/Holiday/Festivals

Adopt an angel through the Salvation Army Angel Tree this holiday season and help others in need. Nov. 7 – Dec. 10 more

SPCA of Texas "Home for the Holidays" Custom Dog Houses

November 14, 2014 to December 08, 2014
NorthPark Center

Category: General

The SPCA of Texas joins forces with the National Association of the Remodeling Industry of Greater Dallas and other community organizations for the “Home for the Holidays” campaign featuring custom dog houses. The dog houses will be raffled off with tickets available for $5 a piece or five raffle tickets for ... more

Texas Has Talent. Open Mic Contest

July 02, 2014 to July 01, 2015

Category: General

Open Mic Contest (All musicians, singers, comedians, rappers, & spoken word artists welcome) - $100 Weekly Cash Prize. Hosted by Steve O. Happy Hour Specials 6-9pm - Go DJ Boladi & DJ Freeze. more

The 12 Days of Christmas

November 16, 2014 to January 04, 2015
Dallas Arboretum
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Categories: Children & Family | Seasonal/Holiday/Festivals | Parks/Gardens/Zoo

Celebrate the holidays like never before with this centerpiece exhibit featuring an elaborate collection of life-size Victorian gazebos filled with the charming costumed characters made famous by the beloved Christmas carol. Each gazebo will be encased in glass and extravagantly decorated on all sides to provide a dram... more

The Salvation Army Angel Tree

November 07, 2014 to December 08, 2014
NorthPark Center

Category: General

Make the holiday season a memorable one for those in need by giving presents, clothing and necessities through The Salvation Army Angel Tree. Choose an Angel from The Angel Tree, drop off your gift by December 9, and The Salvation Army will make your delivery in time for Christmas. Created in 1979, The Angel Tree is one ... more

The Trains at NorthPark

November 22, 2014 to January 04, 2015
NorthPark Center

Categories: Children & Family | Seasonal/Holiday/Festivals

The Trains at NorthPark, presented by Bank of Texas, will celebrate its 16th year at NorthPark Center in 2014. The most elaborate toy trains exhibit in Texas, The Trains at NorthPark includes trains rolling across 1,600 feet of track on a journey across America. Cityscapes include downtown Dallas, with the beautiful Marg... more

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