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8 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.

Passage

Downtown Dallas, Inc. is excited to bring an interactive, free and open to the public art piece called Passage to Main Street Garden! Passage is an immersive, minimalist, contemplative, and interactive artwork that explores the emotional connections we develop with light and sound. The concept of the artwork takes root in the definition of the word passage itself: the act of moving through or past something on the way from one place to another, and also the process of transition from one...... Read More

Van Gogh Exhibit Dallas: The Immersive …

"From creators of the blockbuster exhibit seen by over 2 million visitors in Paris and after a sold-out run in Toronto, the Immersive Van Gogh Exhibit makes its mark at a historic Venue in the heart of Dallas! Lose yourself in 500,000 cubic feet of monumental projections animating Vincent van Gogh's oeuvre. Wander through entrancing, moving images that highlight brushstrokes, detail, and color – truly illuminating the mind of the genius. You will be immersed in Van Gogh's works –...... Read More

Autumn at the Arboretum 2021

Autumn at the Arboretum, the Southwest's favorite fall festival, runs September 18 through October 31, 2021. Though the festival ends on Halloween, the Pumpkin Village remains open through Thanksgiving weekend. The 16th annual Autumn at the Arboretum, presented by Reliant, returns with more than 90,000 pumpkins, gourds and squash, hailing from THE pumpkin capital of Texas, Floydada, throughout the garden. New this year is the location of the nationally acclaimed Pumpkin Village - behind the...... Read More

State Fair of Texas

As a celebration of Texas heritage, the State Fair aims to embody all aspects of Lone Star culture. Although much has changed since its humble beginnings as a local fair and exposition, the State Fair of Texas embraces its historical roots and strives to preserve the traditions upon which it was built. After a year hiatus, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the time-honored tradition is returning in all its Lone Star glory on Friday, September 24. It has been nearly two years since we closed the...... Read More

Romeo & Juliet

Shakespeare's beloved tragedy played out through 80's teenage angst and rebellion. Romeo and Juliet is a tragedy written by William Shakespeare early in his career about two young star-crossed lovers whose deaths ultimately reconcile their feuding families. It was among Shakespeare's most popular plays during his lifetime and is one of his most frequently performed plays. This production is directed by Shakespeare Dallas' Associate Artistic Director, Jenni Stewart.... Read More

Juneteenth Freedman Town Tour

This Freedmen Town tour will tour and explore several Freedmen towns in Dallas County and suburban areas. This tour experience will explore the significance and importance of local Freedman Towns that were created by force during reconstruction. The participants will be led through a journey of how the landscape and racial divide came to be in Dallas Co. All races and ethnic groups are welcomed and encouraged to attend this exciting experience of Dallas' rich heritage and culture. Please be...... Read More

Nasher Mixtape

Nasher Mixtape offers a compilation of "tracks," micro-exhibitions focused on the Nasher's permanent collection installed throughout the museum. Nasher Mixtape takes its title from a practice, born in the 1980s, of selecting a sequence of songs from different sources and recording them on a single audio cassette. Writer Nick Hornby compared making a mixtape to writing a letter: "[There's] a lot of erasing and rethinking and starting again." A labor of love and a versatile creative activity,...... Read More

Katie Star- Live Music at La Tarte …

Join Katie Star for live music on Sundays at 11am in downtown Dallas. The show is held on the beautiful terrace of the world famous La Tarte Tropezienne, adjacent to the Joule hotel.... Read More

Other Events Coming Soon to Dallas

Nuestro Oak Cliff
Sat - Sep 25

Nuestro Oak Cliff

Every Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat through Oct 16

Latino Cultural Center

Betye Saar: Call and Response
Sat - Sep 25

Betye Saar: Call and Response

Nasher Sculpture Center

Passage
Sun - Sep 26

Passage

Daily through Nov 3

Main Street Garden

MIC Drop - Official Podcast of the Dallas Sports Commission
Sun - Sep 26

MIC Drop - Official Podcast of the Dallas Sports Commission

Daily ongoing

Juneteenth Freedman Town Tour
Sun - Sep 26

Juneteenth Freedman Town Tour

Daily ongoing

Remembering Black Dallas, Inc.

Betye Saar: Call and Response
Sun - Sep 26

Betye Saar: Call and Response

Daily through Jan 2

Nasher Sculpture Center