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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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Accountable Care Organziations: Lunch and Learn

July 25, 2014
Texas Land and Cattle

Category: Lectures & Workshops

Learn more about the new healthcare environment in DFW, including how to succeed as payers switch from quantity- to quality-based contracts. Primary care physicians are invited for a free lunch and learn session, courtesy of Genesis Physicians Group. Please RSVP in advance. more

Chocolate and Ice Cream Licks Tour, presented by Dallas by Chocolate

Team up with us for an amazing chocolate and ice cream adventure, stopping at Dallas' very best chocolate outposts. Indulge in chocolate truffles at Chocolate Secrets, rich and creamy pops at Steel City Pops, cookies & ice cream at Pokey O's, and much more. Price includes transportation via bus, generous samples, b... more

Christmas in July

Christmas in July? Why not?! It's never too soon to spread some Christmas cheer! Join us on July 25th at the rooftop deck of 2616 Commerce in Deep Ellum for the summer event that you don't want to miss! We will be collecting toys on behalf of Toys for Tots, and all event proceeds will benefit Jonathan’s Place, a l... more

Family Night Out-FIREWORKS

July 25, 2014
Central Park

Category: Children & Family

Come out and enjoy a family night out with food trucks, fun and FIREWORKS celebrating the end of National Parks and Recreation Month! more

Just for Teachers Fridays; Session 2: Butterflies

Teachers: Continue earning CPE Credits in our Summer Series. Our July session is all about Butterflies & Moths! Learn how to view their life-cycle in your classroom, and you’ll even pick up a few hints for starting a school butterfly garden! Appropriate for Elementary Educators. more

Pappas Bros. Steakhouse to host a special beer tasting and dinner

No need to travel to Germany to taste the country’s world class beer, on Friday evening July 25, Pappas Bros. Steakhouse in Dallas will host a beer dinner showcasing ten various beer styles of Germany. Experience the light Kölsch to the dark, malty Doppelbock as Beer Expert and Master Sommelier Melissa Monosof... more

Top Golf Dallas Tequila & Tapas Tasting Event

July 25, 2014
Top Golf Dallas
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Category: Culinary

Do you like tequila and tapas as much as we do? Don’t miss out on our Tequila &Tapas Tasting Event on Saturday July 26th from 3pm-5pm! The event is $50 for the public and $25 for platinum members. We will have 2 tequila flights that include 6 different top shelf tequilas and a delicious tapas menu created by ou... more

Skyline Trapeze | Flying Trapeze Classes in Dallas, TX

March 08, 2014 to October 31, 2014
Skyline Trapeze Rig
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Category: Sports - Other

Skyline Trapeze, Dallas-Ft. Worth’s first flying trapeze rig, offers children and adults the opportunity to take a leap on the flying trapeze. Located on Turtle Creek Boulevard, the trapeze rig boasts a view of the Dallas skyline and welcomes flyers and aerial arts enthusiasts of all skill levels. Groups for partie... more

Multi-Day Events

Equinox Backpack Drive

July 25, 2014
Equinox Preston Hollow
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Category: General

Equinox gym at Preston Hollow has kicked off its Backpack Drive benefitting Heart of a Warrior Charitable Foundation’s (HOAW) summer program, the Young Warrior Summer Learning Program (YWSL). YWSL is an eight-week STEM-based educational program for over 250 underrepresented children in Dallas. Through July 25, Equi... more

9th Big Year Murder Mystery Comedy At Southfork Hotel

July 11, 2014 to August 09, 2014
Southfork Hotel
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Category: Theater & Dance

Eight lucky guests will get to play suspects as one of the largest murder mystery companies in the nation kills you with laughter during a night of interactive fun and murder mystery comedy. Figure out "whodunnit" as you enjoy a Southfork buffet with two meat options, vegetables, salad, and dessert. Alcohol is ... more

Arte Latino Contemporary Latin American Artists

June 14, 2014 to July 26, 2014
LuminArte Gallery
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Category: Galleries & Exhibits

The second installment of Arte Latino at LuminArte Gallery opens on June 14 with a reception from 7-10 PM and will consist of 37 artists from 10 countries, including Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Mexico, Peru, Uruguay, USA and Venezuela. This electrifying selection of Latin American artwork includes paint... 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

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

Broken the Musical

July 25, 2014 to August 15, 2014
Gilley's Dallas - The Lone Star Room
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Category: Theater & Dance

Broken is a story about tragedy. And about justice. But most of all, it’s a story about the power of the human spirit to overcome one of the most deeply personal and damaging events one can endure, rape. With an original story by Monica Martino and music by Aaron Fryklund, Broken follows the path of Mona as she ... more

Built It Garage

June 21, 2014 to August 17, 2014
Perot Museum of Nature and Science
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Category: Children & Family

Construct a robot, launch a rocket, race your uniquely designed car and create with a 3D printer in this innovative maker’s space. more

April 25, 2014 to April 25, 2015
Heritage Tours, LLC

Category: JFK is a sightseeing tour that shows you the attractions in Dallas,Texas. Get tickets to see our 90 minute bus tour and enjoy our 45 minute JFK sightseeing tour around downtown Dallas including an informative JFK conspiracy tour. Our adventure sightseeing tour includes stops at Dealey Plaza, Lee Harvey Osw... more

Faces of the Ghetto: Their Lives Are Our Lessons

The Dallas Holocaust Museum’s upcoming exhibit, Faces of the Ghetto: Their Lives Are Our Lesson, presents the work of two Jewish photographers who, at great personal risk, took clandestine photos of Jewish life in the Polish city of Łódź – a city transformed into a ghetto after the Nazis invaded Pola... more

Fair Park Cellfie Contest presented by Friends of Fair Park

July 04, 2014 to August 03, 2014
Fair Park Dallas
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Category: Free

Hashtag #FairParkTour: The Friends of Fair Park announces a social media contest to inspire locals and tourists alike to explore Fair Park by capturing photos at locations on the Fair Park Campus and share over social media for opportunities to win great prizes. The month-long digital contest - starting July 4th, 2014 &n... more

Featured Artists Show and Reception July 24- Aug 3; Reception July 26

July 24, 2014 to August 03, 2014
Giddens Gallery of Fine Art in Grapevine
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Category: Galleries & Exhibits

You are invited to attend our July Artists Show and Reception July 24- Aug 3. Featuring: Trudy Atteberry and Leticia Sedberry. Gallery hours are Tuesday – Saturday 11:00am – 6:00pm, Sunday 1:00pm – 6:00pm. Reception Saturday, July 26, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Enjoy Fine Art and Complimentary Wine &a... more

Flight of the Butterflies in 3D

May 24, 2014 to October 31, 2014
Perot Museum of Nature and Science
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Category: Children & Family

It’s a natural history epic. It’s a compelling detective story. It’s a scientific adventure at its best. Flight of the Butterflies 3D takes audiences on a journey through one of the most incredible migrations on Earth. Following the year-long annual migration cycle of monarch butterflies, the award-winn... more

Food Truck Fridays

April 18, 2014 to August 22, 2014
Dallas Luxury Realty
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Category: Culinary

Uptown Food Truck Friday Skip the lunchtime lines this Friday and enjoy some of Dallas' best food trucks all in one place. And then maybe go straight to happy hour. It's fine. We talked to your boss and he's calling it quits early this week. Something about a very cold beer. Starting Friday April 18th 2014 and running ... more

Friday Night Drags - Rounds 4-6

July 11, 2014 to July 25, 2014
Texas Motor Speedway
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Categories: Children & Family | Sports - Auto Racing

Your Friday nights just got hotter at Texas Motor Speedway! Friday Night Drags Presented By Scion is heads up, street style drag racing. Racing is held on the one-eighth-mile pit road and the events are open to any automobile and any driver. Gates open nightly at 6:00 p.m. Drag Racing or Show-N-Shine entry fee is $20. Sp... more

Gallery Exhibition: Building From Scratch ... Sustaining The Legacy Of An Institution And Its People

July 01, 2014 to August 30, 2014
James E. Kemp Gallery
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Categories: Diversity | Galleries & Exhibits

Catch the last glance of TBAAL's history which includes vintage and contemporary photographs, film footage, institutional documents, oral histories, celebrity memorabilia and archival ephemera. more

GO TEXAN Restaurant Roundup

July 21, 2014 to July 27, 2014
Various Locations
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Category: Culinary

Dine Out to Benefit Food Banks During Annual GO TEXAN Restaurant Round-Up, July 21-27.  The Texas Department of Agriculture’s annual GO TEXAN Restaurant Round-Up presented by Farm Credit is a the only weeklong statewide dine-out event that highlights restaurants serving local Texas products. Plus, you’ll... more

Hawaiian Falls Summer Camps

June 09, 2014 to August 08, 2014
Hawaiian Falls Waterparks

Category: General

Hawaiian Falls summer camp programs for all seven North Texas waterparks are now available to book online. Hawaiian Falls offers several Splash Camps: Camp H20, Junior Lifeguard Camp, and a Leader in Training Program. The five-day camps will take place 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, June 9 - August 11 (except ... more

Hidden World of WWI

July 16, 2014 to July 25, 2014
One Arts Plaza
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Categories: Galleries & Exhibits | Free

Dallas Doctor, Artist and Explorer Dr. Jeffrey Gusky Presents a Collection of Images Never Seen Before Selected pieces of The Hidden World of WWI collection will be on display in the commercial lobby of One Arts Plaza as part of their rotation of art exhibits within the building. This is the first exhibition of The Hidd... more

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