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The Best Things To Do in Dallas This Weekend

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10 Fun Things To Do This Weekend

With so many things to do in Dallas, how do you choose what to do? Make the most of this weekend with our editor’s picks. From professional sports to neighborhood festivals and all the events that locals love, there’s always something BIG happening in Dallas. Find everything from the best concerts and nightlife, to museum exhibits and things to do with the kids.

Candytopia

What if an eccentric chocolatier and a daredevil pop star had a whirlwind romance, got married while skydiving, and had a glamorous, glittering love child who grew up to rule a small nation?  Welcome to Candytopia, where colossal candyfloss constructions meld with a tantalizing taffy twistedness! Explore our sprawling sanctuary of confectionary bliss, with 14 carefully curated and crafted rooms and environments. Be showered in confetti by candy-coated unicorn pigs, or swim in a...... Read More

Presidential Retreats: Away from the White …

From March 6 to October 6, 2019, the George W. Bush Presidential Center will present a special exhibit exploring presidential retreats. Four featured retreats – Camp David in Frederick County, MD, Prairie Chapel Ranch in Crawford, TX, LBJ Ranch in Stonewall, TX, and Walker's Point in Kennebunkport, ME – will be highlighted in-depth revealing how U.S. presidents have used these special places for work, rejuvenation, and rest. The exhibit will also explore other presidential...... Read More

Dinos at the Dallas Zoo

An adventure of epic proportions opens at the Dallas Zoo this spring, and you won't want to miss it! ZooNorth transforms into a prehistoric jungle with over two dozen larger-than-life dinosaurs waiting to be discovered. From the ferocious T. rex to the feathered Citipati, explore giants that roamed the earth long ago, and see how Dallas Zoo animals are related to these creatures of the past. We've got something everyone in the family can enjoy, all included in your general admission and...... Read More

Let Me Be Myself: The Life Story of Anne …

Let Me Be Myself tells the story of Anne Frank in a modern way, addressing current day issues of identity, exclusion, and discrimination. Anne's experiences connect deeply with today's youth as they grow and learn that all actions and words matter. This exhibition will also feature the United States premier of a Virtual Reality (VR) component from Force Field VR and Oculus Studios that allows the visitor to travel back in time to Anne Frank's hiding place, the "Secret Annex.". This...... Read More

The Art of the Brick

Featuring intriguing works of art made exclusively from one of the most recognizable toys in the world, The Art of the Brick is a critically acclaimed traveling exhibition boasting the world's largest and most elaborate display of pieces constructed using only LEGO® bricks. Created by world-renowned contemporary artist Nathan Sawaya, The Art of the Brick is designed to inspire ingenuity and creativity with original pieces and re-imagined versions of some of the...... Read More

55 Years at The Sixth Floor Museum

In remembrance of the 55th anniversary of the death of President John F. Kennedy, The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza is presenting a new temporary exhibit, 55 Years. Featuring a broad representation of popular magazine covers from the last five decades, this captivating visual timeline of President Kennedy's image reflects his lasting imprint on the nation's consciousness and pays tribute to his life and legacy. 55 Years is included with general Museum admission and is presented...... Read More

Dior: From Paris to the World

Dior: From Paris to the World surveys more than 70 years of the House of Dior's legacy and global influence. On view in Dallas May 19 through September 1, 2019, the DMA is the only other US venue for this extensive and highly anticipated retrospective of the celebrated Haute Couture house. The exhibition will feature a selection of more than a hundred haute couture dresses, as well as accessories, photographs, original sketches, runway videos and other archival material, and trace the...... Read More

Latino Arts Project: Mexican Modern …

This exhibition illustrates the aesthetics movement in Mexico, known as Escuela Mexicana de Escultura or Mexican School of Sculpture. These 9 featured artists are clearly positioned within the historical context of the Post-Revolution era in Mexico after 1920. Latino Arts Project is an independent non-partisan organization that promotes a greater understanding of Latino Art, history, and culture, through exhibitions and community programs. We partner with museums and other public and...... Read More

Memorial Day Music Fest

Join us as the lawn comes alive with the Park's first-ever music festival. Check out performances across multiple stages throughout the day and into the night. Each stage will feature music from a variety of genres to satisfy lovers of rock, jazz, country and classical. Between performances, explore vendor booths, play in the family game zone, have your face painted and feast on bites from our famous food trucks.... Read More

9TH ANNUAL DALLAS MARGARITA MELTDOWN

You taste! You vote! You play judge and vote for your favorite margarita. Sample the best restaurants and bars throughout the Dallas/Ft.Worth area all at one location. Competitors will concoct their finest margarita and offer samples from 5pm-8pm at the margarita competition at the West End (Downtown Dallas). The winner of the Best Margarita in Dallas will be announced at 8:45pm.  Sampling Ticket includes a tasting card that allows you to sample and...... Read More

Other Events Coming Soon to Dallas

VIP Tour - The Star in Frisco
Sat - May 25

VIP Tour - The Star in Frisco

Daily ongoing

The Star in Frisco

Candytopia
Sat - May 25

Candytopia

Daily through Jul 31

Candytopia Dallas

Suzie Keith
Sat - May 25

Suzie Keith

Prophet Bar

DISCOTECH presented by Sweet Tooth Hotel
Sat - May 25

DISCOTECH presented by Sweet Tooth Hotel

Sweet Tooth Hotel

It's Hot in the City! Rainbow Vomit Announces Summer Hours
Sat - May 25

It's Hot in the City! Rainbow Vomit Announces Summer Hours

Daily through Sep 2

Rainbow Vomit

Final Days! The Art of Mark Mullino at Two Corks and a Bottle!
Sat - May 25

Final Days! The Art of Mark Mullino at Two Corks and a Bottle!

Daily ongoing

Two Corks and a Bottle