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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.

COLORS OF PERU

"The Consulate General of Peru in Dallas is pleased to invite the community to visit the cultural space of the Consulate that has the exhibition of contemporary Peruvian painting: "Colors of Peru". The exhibition aspires to present the evolution of Peruvian identity through color. Thanks to the sponsorship of Terra Art, this collective exhibition has been achieved, in which Peruvian artists stand out: Jorge Arce, José Gómez, Wilbert Piscoya, Joselito Sabogal and Juan Carlos...... Read More

JooYoung Choi: Songs of Resilience From the …

The Crow Museum of Asian Art of The University of Texas at Dallas is pleased to present a focused multi-year exhibition series dedicated to making visible the work of Texas-based contemporary Asian women artists. The artists presented in this program focus on contemporary issues both in Texas and abroad, giving voice to complex, humanized stories of identity, place, tradition and modernity.  ... Read More

A World of Paper: The Lyle Novinski Print …

April 25 - September 29, 2022 with an Opening Reception: May 6, 2022 5:20-7:30 p.m. Nearly 200 prints from Lyle Novinski's private print collection are on view at the Beatrice M. Haggerty Gallery at the University of Dallas. The prints, which represent a wide range of techniques and styles, span over 400 years of printmaking history. Novinski collected the prints over the years primarily for instructional purposes at the University of Dallas where he is Professor Emeritus of Art.... Read More

Shakespeare in the Park

2022 marks 50 years of Shakespeare Dallas producing quality, affordable theatre to North Texas audiences. For this milestone anniversary, we are proud to present A Midsummer Night's Dream and The Tempest in the summer months. Our outdoor venue provides a safe space for the community to gather and enjoy the words and poetry of William Shakespeare. Pack a picnic and BYOB! Lawn chairs or blankets recommended. A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM runs select dates June 15 - July 23, 2022 at 8:15pm Four...... Read More

Yanga: Journeys to Freedom in the Americas

This exhibition breaks ground by introducing new and existing materials in a direct and purposeful, bilingual educational experience using all five senses. Visitors will leave with a powerful and thoughtful overview of Gaspar Yanga's role as a liberator and the slave trade experience in the Americas including examples of original tools used to punish. In addition, the exhibition highlights the often-neglected story of the Mascogos, who took the Southern route of the unofficial Underground...... Read More

Lynda Benglis

Throughout her five-decades-long career, Lynda Benglis has created sculptures in a wide range of materials that explore the physicality of form and its effects on the viewer. For her exhibition at the Nasher, Benglis highlights three bodies of work in media as diverse as traditional bronze and decorative glitter. In the Garden, Benglis makes use of the water features by installing recently-created monumental fountains. The exhibition's focus on new and recent work by the artist traces...... Read More

Third Friday Craft Market at The Sound

Shop from over 30 local artisans and enjoy live music under the stars on the Rogers-O'Brien Amphitheater. Grab food and drinks from our on-site restaurants. Supporting local is fun!... 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

Frank Turner and The Sleeping Souls

British singer-songwriter Frank Turner is coming to Dallas for his brand new Never Ending Tour of Everywhere Tour! See him live at House Of Blues on Jul 1, 2022 with special guest The Sleeping Souls.... Read More

Fleet Foxes - Shore Tour

Indie outfit Fleet Foxes will perform live at The Factory in Deep Ellum on Fri, Jul 1 at 8:00pm.... 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

Smoky Rose Outdoor Fitness

For the months of June & July, Dallas tex-que staple Smoky Rose will be hosting free fitness classes from every other Saturday from 10:00am to 10:45am. Classes will be taught by yoga practitioner Sarah Daley and beachbody coach Jill Kramer. Workout can be followed by lunch, as the restaurant opens at 11am. Must register to attend!... Read More

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

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

Outlaw Music Festival: Willie Nelson, Jason …

Outlaw country pioneer Willie Nelson has announced the 2022 version of his annual Outlaw Music Festival packed with another exciting lineup. The 19-city jaunt kicks off June 24th in Maryland Heights and extends into September making notable stops in Grand Rapids, Dallas, Cincinnati, Charlotte, Columbia, and Saratoga Springs.... Read More

Drag Brunch at Blum Lounge Dallas

The Invited presents Drag Brunch at Blüm, every second and fourth Sunday. Host Macarena and her cast of divas will WOW you with each performance. Come celebrate your next birthday, bachelorette party, or just brunch with us. Whether you are celebrating a birthday, bachelorette party, or a divorce. We have several experience packages for you and your crew to celebrate! - Doors Open at 1:00 PM - Show starts at 1:30 PM Tickets: General Admission, Front Row Tables, VIP Sections Available....... Read More

Sensory Sensitive 4th of July Celebration

The Sound at Cypress Waters announces a new Sensory Sensitive Fourth of July Celebration family experience to be held on Sunday, July 3rd at the Rogers-O'Brien Amphitheater. This new type of Independence Day celebration provides a fun and safe alternative to people and pets who deal with noise sensitivity. Traditional fireworks will be replaced with a colorful patriotic laser light show at dark to celebrate our nation's independence. The Sensory Sensitive Celebration will begin at 6:00 pm...... 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

Other Events Coming Soon to Dallas

Farmer's Market at the Sound
Thu - Jun 30

Farmer's Market at the Sound

Every Thu through Dec 15

The Sound at Cypress Waters

Mavs Academy Summer Hoop Camp
Fri - Jul 01

Mavs Academy Summer Hoop Camp

Daily through Aug 1

ETIP Experience 2022
Fri - Jul 01

ETIP Experience 2022

Daily between Jul 6 and Jul 22

Paul Quinn College

MIC Drop - Official Podcast of the Dallas Sports Commission
Fri - Jul 01

MIC Drop - Official Podcast of the Dallas Sports Commission

Daily ongoing

Los Angeles Sparks at Dallas Wings
Fri - Jul 01

Los Angeles Sparks at Dallas Wings

UTA College Park Center

Mavs Academy Summer Dance Camp
Fri - Jul 01

Mavs Academy Summer Dance Camp

Daily through Jul 27