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11 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.

Experience the Margarita Mile

You've heard of pub crawls and wine tastings – but Dallas takes it to the next level. The Margarita Mile is a collection of the best and brightest margaritas in the city, conveniently collected in a colorful app. Sip, savor and discover the very best of Dallas with an experience that's all about America's most popular adult beverage: the Margarita! From classic recipes to hand-crafted creations, we left no bottle of tequila unturned in our search for the most sought-after Margaritas...... Read More

For a Dreamer of Houses

"For a Dreamer of Houses" brings together more than 50 works from the DMA's collection that range from immersive installations to intimate photographs, all related to the idea of home. The exhibition's sections correspond to five chapters in philosopher Gaston Bachelard's influential 1958 book "The Poetics of Space." Major recent acquisitions - including works by Alex Da Corte, Olivia Erlanger, EJ Hill, Francisco Moreno, Pipilotti Rist, and Do Ho Suh - are highlighted in each section. Photo:...... Read More

Intangible at Sweet Tooth Hotel

Explore eleven colorfully immersive installations, created with more than two million feet of yarn. As you walk from room to room, new adventures await you in this exhibit created by some of the top female fiber artists in the nation. "Intangible" showcases an all-female lineup of some of the top fiber artists from around the United States, including yarn-bomb extraordinaire London Kaye (Los Angeles, CA), Fiber Artist Niki Dionne (Dallas, TX), Muralist and Illustrator Alli Koch (Dallas, TX),...... Read More

ART214

The ART214 Juried Exhibition is an Office of Arts and Culture (OAC) exhibition that takes place at 5 Cultural Centers throughout the entire month of Dallas Arts Month! This exhibition showcases the works of artists who live in Dallas and the greater North Texas region. The artwork was selected by a jury after a call for entries. Participating OAC venues are: Bath House Cultural Center, Latino Cultural Center, Moody Performance Hall, Oak Cliff Cultural Center, and South Dallas Cultural Center.... Read More

The Dallas Arboretum Presents the Return of …

The Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden presents the return of the international blockbuster exhibit ZimSculpt, a world-renowned collection of hand-selected, modern Zimbabwean stone sculptures. As the signature event of Summer at the Arboretum, ZimSculpt runs from May 1 to Aug. 8. ZimSculpt features the talent of several contemporary Zimbabwean artists with more than 100 hand-selected, exquisite sculptures artfully displayed throughout the garden. These contemporary pieces, created by the...... Read More

George W. Bush Center Presidential Center …

On April 20, 2021, President George W. Bush will publish a new book entitled Out of Many, One: Portraits of America's Immigrants, which will bring to the forefront the stories of individuals who exemplify our proud history as a nation of immigrants. Through 43 powerful four-color portraits - personally painted by the President himself - and their accompanying stories, Out of Many, One reminds us of the countless ways in which America has been strengthened by those who have come here in...... Read More

The Boho Market at Klyde Warren Park

Join The Boho Market at Klyde Warren Park this year! Since opening in 2012, it has become the city's beloved town square, welcoming more than one million visitors each year and earning national acclaim. Leaders envisioned a place where families from different neighborhoods could create new traditions, share experiences and have fun in the center of Dallas. These are benefits that the community will enjoy for generations to come. Come join us for The Boho Market at Klyde Warren Park to...... 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

ART214 Juried Exhibition • 2021

The City of Dallas Office of Arts and Culture (OAC) is proud to present the 2021 ART214 Juried Exhibition as part of Dallas Arts Month! ART214 is an exhibition that takes place at multiple OAC venues at the same time and showcases the works of artists who live in Dallas and the greater North Texas region. The work was selected by a jury after an open call and provides the opportunity for artists to exhibit work for the first time in one of our cultural centers or for the first time ever. It...... Read More

Bagel Run 2021

JCC Dallas invites you to celebrate Mom with the perfect COVID-19 family-friendly activity on Mother's Day, Sunday, May 9! Keep your social distance and run or walk on a scenic neighborhood course in a timed 10K, 5K, or Kids K Fun Run. Participate as an individual, family or team in your designated safety pod. A virtual option is also available. All runners will receive a goody bag, shirt, mask and 3.5" finishers medal.... Read More

Mother's Day Painting With a View

Paint a personal masterpiece with your Mom and Klarity & Khaos at Reunion Tower! You'll paint the Dallas skyline high above the city with 360-degree views. After, take a walk out on the observation deck for the perfect selfie with downtown as the backdrop! Your ticket includes: All supplies to create your masterpiece A 16×20 take-home canvas Guided instruction from multiple local artists Access to the GeO-Deck All covid-19 recommendations and social distancing guidelines will be...... Read More

Other Events Coming Soon to Dallas

The Ghosts of Craven Manor: Online Escape Game Experience
Fri - May 07

The Ghosts of Craven Manor: Online Escape Game Experience

Daily ongoing

Fantasy Escape Games

The Dark Tower: Virtual Escape Room Experience
Fri - May 07

The Dark Tower: Virtual Escape Room Experience

Daily ongoing

Fantasy Escape Games

Meridian: Sara Cardona and Elisa Lendvay
Fri - May 07

Meridian: Sara Cardona and Elisa Lendvay

Daily through May 25

University of Dallas

Intangible at Sweet Tooth Hotel
Fri - May 07

Intangible at Sweet Tooth Hotel

Daily through Jun 6

Sweet Tooth Hotel

Circo Metropolis
Fri - May 07

Circo Metropolis

Every Fri, Sat between May 7 and May 15

Samuell-Grand AmphiTheatre

Circo Metropolis
Fri - May 07

Circo Metropolis

Daily between May 7 and May 16

Samuell Grand Park