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The Best Things To Do in Dallas This Weekend

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7 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 Dallas

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

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 FREE...... 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

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

Rainbow Vomit

What: Rainbow Vomit, Dallas' unique immersive art exhibit, is taking the summer by storm with extended summer hours, upgraded interactions and visuals, and programming geared to appeal to all ages. With more secrets, more art and even more fun, Rainbow Vomit continues its extraordinary journey from superheroes to unicorns, while being conveniently located across from Fair Park in Dallas. When:  May 31 – September 2, 2019(Open Wednesday to Monday, Closed Tuesday) M: 11am-7:30...... 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

Other Events Coming Soon to Dallas

VIP Tour - The Star in Frisco
Sun - Jul 21

VIP Tour - The Star in Frisco

Daily ongoing

The Star in Frisco

Candytopia Dallas
Sun - Jul 21

Candytopia Dallas

Daily through Sep 2

Candytopia Dallas

Dinos at the Dallas Zoo
Sun - Jul 21

Dinos at the Dallas Zoo

Daily through Sep 2

Dallas Zoo

Let Me Be Myself: The Life Story of Anne Frank
Sun - Jul 21

Let Me Be Myself: The Life Story of Anne Frank

Daily through Aug 1

Dallas Holocaust Museum/Center for Education and Tolerance

Heirlooms by Christine Adame
Sun - Jul 21

Heirlooms by Christine Adame

Daily through Jul 28

Umbrella Gallery

Sweet Tooth Hotel - Discotech
Sun - Jul 21

Sweet Tooth Hotel - Discotech

Daily through Aug 31

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