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The Best Things To Do in Dallas This Weekend

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20 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.

Deep Ellum Taste of Texas Tour

The Deep Ellum Taste of Texas Tour is belly busting, fun-filled, and full of surprises. Meet your host in the hippest neighborhood in Dallas, and enjoy generous Texas-sized restaurant tastings – enough for lunch or dinner, optional alcohol pairings. A freshly baked from scratch dessert will sweeten the deal! As you eat your way through Deep Ellum, your local tour guide will introduce you to the neighborhood's jazz roots, historic past, and Insta-worthy murals and street art. Come...... Read More

Discover Downtown Dallas Food Tour

The Discover Downtown Dallas Food Tour is the perfect combination of culture and cuisine. The experience begins with a fully narrated insider's view of historic downtown Dallas, featuring the new AT&T Discovery Center hi-tech entertainment district with interactive installations. Art truly abounds in Downtown Dallas from the giant eyeball sculpture to the cities fanciest hotels and private art collections. Venture off-the-beaten-path to reflect in gratitude in historic Thanksgiving...... Read More

GIBNEY COMPANY

Exciting, diverse choreography and stellar dancers, Gibney Company is not to be missed! Gina Gibney is a powerhouse in the New York dance scene, and has a fabulous dance center critical to the dance world. Gibney Company is a commission based, repertory company which received a $2 million gift to support the transformation of the touring company, and it has been money well invested! Gibney Company has emerged in the touring world with an extraordinary company of dancers with a stunning...... Read More

Trinity River Audubon Center Morning Bird …

Join Trinity River Audubon Center for a monthly bird walk and enjoy the grounds and our amazing feathered friends. Entry to the center is included in your ticket price.... Read More

Trinity River Audubon Center Guided Nature …

Hit the trails for a guided hike! Join us for a guided tour led by one of our educators on the Trinity River Audubon Center Trails! Learn about our surrounding habitat while you enjoy a hike. Open to all ages. Entry to the grounds is included in your ticket price.... Read More

Yoga at The Sound

Bring your mat and join us on Tuesdays at 6 PM or Saturdays at 10 AM for FREE outdoor yoga taught by Chris Mayhan. About Chris: Chris is a certified yoga instructor with over 15 years of experience helping others feel at ease with following their breathe and letting go. She successfully completed the 300-hour Registered Yoga Teacher Certification through Yoga Alliance. Chris is passionate about uplifting others, starting each day with a grateful heart, and encouraging acceptance and...... Read More

Showtime Saturday

Hey Kids, it's showtime! Join Galleria Dallas at the Play Place, on Level 3, every Saturday for Showtime Saturday, the popular and fantastical kids show.  ... Read More

The Dallas by Chocolate Tour

Bite into a decadent chocolate truffle. Savor an indulgent chocolate pastry. These and more indescribably delicious experiences await as we travel to 5 of Dallas' premier local chocolate dessert havens on an air conditioned motorcoach. Your fun-loving tour host will take you on a sweet adventure that includes learning about the history of chocolate and how it's made, playing Chocolate Trivia for chocolate prizes, discovering unique sights of Dallas and enjoying great beverages (you can also...... Read More

Margarita Mile

The Margarita Mile is Officially Open Now through November 2023 The Margarita Mile is a self-guided tour of the best and brightest margaritas in Dallas. The frozen margarita machine was invented in Dallas more than 50 years ago by clever restaurateur, Mariano Martinez – forever freezing in time the city's claim as the Official Home of the Frozen Margarita. With this free, mobile-exclusive digital pass, check in at participating restaurants, enjoy craft margaritas, and earn cool swag...... Read More

Texas Liberty Forever: The Battle of The …

The Texas Liberty Forever! diorama is the largest depiction of its kind and serves as the centerpiece of the Battle of the Alamo Exhibit at the Hall of State. The re-creation of the besieged Alamo compound features 2,000 hand-painted figures poised in battle, just as combatants were on the morning of March 6, 1836. Painstakingly researched and exquisitely detailed, the diorama showcases every aspect of the legendary battle - from artillery pieces and wagons, to cattle, horses, fortresses,...... Read More

MAVS VAULT presented by ShiftKey

Following an incredible playoff run, the Dallas Mavericks will host an exhibit at the Hall of State this year, titled "MAVS VAULT, presented by ShiftKey". Highlighting the remarkable history of our local NBA team, this exhibit will feature interactive experiences, never-before-seen historical artifacts, and more. ... Read More

Uptown & West Village Foodie Walk

Come hungry and eat your way through trendy and tasty Uptown Dallas. The Uptown and West Village Foodie Walk, is the perfect combination of culture, cocktails, and cuisine. Your fully guided experience begins with an insider's view into Dallas' trendy West Village, a walk-able urban living, dining and shopping district in the heart of affluent Uptown Dallas. With quick walks between carefully selected off-the-beaten-path restaurants and history of the antique McKinney Avenue trolley,...... Read More

Dallas PVAMU Alumni Chapter host its 25th …

A night of Glitz and Glamour is planned for all in attendance. You don't want to miss our tribute to Opal J Smith, the brass band, 360-degree photo booth, and all the beautiful Mardi Gras decor. The proceeds will benefit Dallas senior high school students accepted to Prairie View A&M University. The silent auction includes hotel stays, golf excursions, and MORE! Get your friends, family, sorority, and fraternity members together for a night of FUN, FOOD, and DANCING.... Read More

Calling All Pup + Music Lovers: MUTTS Canine …

The MUTTS Tails & Tunes series continues with the first fall iteration on September 30th from 7-9 p.m. During the event, guests can enjoy $4 Rahr & Sons Brewing Company beer drafts and free live music from local artists. This month's performer is Tom Sless. Don't forget to show your fur baby some love with a PUPsicle made with frozen beef broth, organic peanut burger, and an edible bone, or the Doggie Dog, a bark-worthy, bite-sized 100% beef frank served with a dollop of peanut...... Read More

The Robert Cray Band

Robert's band features Richard Cousins (bass), Dover Weinberg (keyboards), Les Falconer (drums). The Robert Cray Band will be touring the US and UK for the first time since the 2020 release of his album, That's What I Heard. Dates include a California run in April, followed by the UK in May. Cray will hit the northeast in June, with a return to New York City on June 7 at Sony Hall. "Funky, cool and bad," is how Cray describes the Grammy-nominated album, produced by longtime collaborator,...... Read More

Auriga Productions Presents: KING LEAR by …

This production of William Shakespeare's King Lear presented outdoors of the Bath House Cultural Center, with the backdrop of White Rock Lake, is unlike any Lear you've ever seen before. With direction from Bert Pigg, musical direction from Joshua Hahlen, fight choreography from David Saldivar, costume design from Jessie Wallace and makeup design from Kristin Colaneri, we are proud to present Shakespeare's text in the brutal setting of early Christian Britian. ... Read More

Hip Hop Fridays

Upscale Friday Nights @ Rokwood Nightclub, Downtown Dallas... Read More

Over The Edge Dallas

Are you ready to go Over The Edge on October 1st? Register or donate today to be a participant and rappel down 13 stories! If you won't be rappelling, come cheer on these awesome fundraisers from the ground level to support the Epilepsy Foundation of Texas. All contributions to the Epilepsy Foundation make it possible to create life-impacting opportunities and experiences for people living with epilepsy.... Read More

Free First Saturdays

Look, learn and love your time at the Nasher every first Saturday of the month. Bring the whole crew to create, discover and make new memories together. Each month features a rotating schedule of things to see and do. FREE Admission 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Family Programming 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Mira, aprende y disfruta tu tiempo en el Nasher cada primer sábado del mes. Ven con toda la tropa para crear, descubrir y hacer nuevos recuerdos juntos. Cada mes presenta un horario rotativo...... Read More

Saturday Sounds

Saturday Sounds with DJs spinning at Commons Club from 8pm-12am.... Read More

Other Events Coming Soon to Dallas

Yanga and the AfroMexican Experience
Thu - Sep 29

Yanga and the AfroMexican Experience

Latino Cultural Center

The Girl in the Diary Special Exhibition
Thu - Sep 29

The Girl in the Diary Special Exhibition

Daily ongoing

Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum

Deborah Hartigan Viestenz
Thu - Sep 29

Deborah Hartigan Viestenz

Daily through Oct 22

DHV ARTWORKS

Farmer's Market at the Sound
Thu - Sep 29

Farmer's Market at the Sound

Every Thu through Dec 15

The Sound at Cypress Waters

Bishop Ave Hot 6 Live at Revelers Hall
Thu - Sep 29

Bishop Ave Hot 6 Live at Revelers Hall

Revelers Hall

Geeks Who Drink Trivia Night at Deep Ellum (Dallas)
Thu - Sep 29

Geeks Who Drink Trivia Night at Deep Ellum (Dallas)

Deep Ellum (Dallas)