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The Best Things To Do in Dallas This Weekend

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6 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.

Autumn at the Arboretum Fall Festival

For the 14th year, Autumn at the Arboretum, presented by Rogers-O'Brien, highlights the nationally acclaimed Pumpkin Village featuring pumpkin houses and creative displays utilizing more than 90,000 pumpkins, gourds and squash. The festival opens on September 21 and runs through October 31. With the theme, "It's The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown," the Dallas Arboretum's favorite fall festival features a 'Great Pumpkin' covered in marigolds; topiary characters such as Linus, Sally and...... 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

Discotech presented by Sweet Tooth Hotel

Ready for a sensory adventure? Discotech combines music and digital art to create interactive audio-visual installations. You're invited to check in, throw on a pair of silent disco headphones and explore the newly expanded space, complete with a Prince themed bar serving five signature cocktails!... Read More

Disturbance at Sweet Tooth Hotel

Sweet Tooth Hotel is teaming up with Arts Mission Oak Cliff to invite Dallasites to party like it's 1999 in their new immersive theater experience, Disturbance. With performances running each Friday and Saturday in October, audience members can experience a countdown to the Y2K New Year with the permanent residents of Sweet Tooth Hotel without the traditional theater setting. The collaboration will transform the Sweet Tooth Hotel's permanent home in Victory Park into a space where 50...... Read More

World Food Championships

NOTHING brings out the passion, performance and profound creativity from chefs and award-winning cooks like the World Food Championships. More than 1,500 grand champions will bring their best to Dallas to dazzle, to impress and ultimately - to beat the best in this one epic FoodSport event! The experience is amazingly unique and one that every foodie can find the perfect way to devour.... Read More

Galleria Dallas Heydey Street Fair

Galleria Dallas celebrates the fall harvest season with Heyday Street Fair on Sunday, October 20 from 1 p.m. until 6 p.m. in the center's Alley area. Heyday Street Fair will include a pop-up market of fabulous fall merchandise carefully curated by Dallas' Decent Collective. Families will enjoy selecting a pumpkin from the harvest-themed pumpkin patch when they make a donation to Hunger Busters. The festival will include fun family activities, art stations, bobbing for apples and more. The...... Read More

Other Events Coming Soon to Dallas

VIP Tour - The Star in Frisco
Sat - Oct 19

VIP Tour - The Star in Frisco

Daily ongoing

The Star in Frisco

Throw an Ax & Make an Impact (in Pediatric Healthcare)!
Sat - Oct 19

Throw an Ax & Make an Impact (in Pediatric Healthcare)!

Woodland Ax Throwing (inside Sports Garden DFW)

LexTalk
Sat - Oct 19

LexTalk

Resource Center Dallas

Autumn at the Arboretum Fall Festival
Sat - Oct 19

Autumn at the Arboretum Fall Festival

Every Day through Oct 31

Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden

Fall for Joules Family Fun Event at the Dallas Farmer Market
Sat - Oct 19

Fall for Joules Family Fun Event at the Dallas Farmer Market

Dallas Farmers Market

Dinosaurs Live! Life-Size Animatronic Dinosaurs
Sat - Oct 19

Dinosaurs Live! Life-Size Animatronic Dinosaurs

Every Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun through Feb 17

Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary