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.
Rainbow Vomit, Dallas' #1 rated immersive art exhibit, is opening a brand new "Balloon Takeover" installation on Valentine's Day. The Balloon Takeover is a limited-edition shape-shifting edition of epic proportions. Guests are invited to grab their cameras, families and friends to experience a voluminous overtaking of Rainbow Vomit. Located across the street from the historic Fair Park right off the DART, this 2600-square foot space will be filled to the brim with over 10,000 balloons...... Read More
Inspired by the true love story between Richard and Mildred Loving, an interracial couple from Virginia, who were arrested in 1958 for being married, this play examines the landmark Supreme Court Case, Loving v. Virginia. Beginning in the present day and flashing back to the 1950's and 60's, this historical story is told from a 21st Century perspective and puts a human face on this famous court case and the ongoing legacy in a multiracial America. Some love stories do change the world.... Read More
This unique community event starts with a 1 mile walk and a 5K or 10K run, followed by a tented Mardi Gras party with music and dancing, food trucks, hard and soft beverages and fun with local vendors. Entry fees are $25 for the 1 mile walk; $40 for the 5K run and $70 for the 10K run. Participants for the 1 mile walk and 5K receive a free Dash tee shirt, while 10K participants receive a long sleeve hoodie. In its 11th year, Dash for the Beads has donated over $325,000 to Oak Cliff schools...... Read More
Before Dallas Blooms kicks off, plan a visit to the garden to enjoy jazz music and Mardi Gras. Two great jazz bands grace the Martin Rutchik Concert Stage & Lawn featuring La Pompe on Saturday February 22 and Monte Slaver and the Legacy Band on Sunday February 23. Both bands perform from 2-4pm. On February 25, the first 100 guests receive complimentary Mardi Gras beads upon arrival in celebration of "Fat Tuesday." After picking up festive attire, guests can join in on the many themed...... Read More
Explore the often untold Black History of Dallas, from the amazing miracle of the bricks in former Freedman's Town to Ray Charles' former home...to infamous Martyrs Park and the post-Civil War former plantation/community of Joppi. The narrated tour also features several dessert snacks at American-owned businesses. Price includes motorcoach transportation, admission to African American Museum at Fair Park, snacks at venues and beverages on the bus (soft drinks and water).... Read More
The Harlem Globetrotters will celebrate their fans during the all-new Fan Powered World Tour, at which guests can interact with Globetrotters stars more than ever before, both on and off the court. New this year is a downloadable interactive mobile application with exclusive features, including an augmented reality basketball toss game and custom photo filters. The Globetrotters' one-of-a-kind show is unrivaled in the world of family entertainment.... Read More