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The Best Things To Do in Dallas This Weekend

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12 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.

DECK THE PLAZA: CITY HALL LIGHTS

NEW DATE: Thursday, December 2, at 5:30 PM. Kick off the holiday season in Dallas with a FREE drive-through celebration offering safe fun for the whole family. Event highlights include City of Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson, interactive characters and live entertainment.   Event route: Start route northbound on Griffin St. from CeremonialTurn right (eastbound) on Young St.Turn right (southbound) on Browder St.Turn right (westbound) on Marilla St.Turn left (southbound) on S. Akard St.Exit...... Read More

Van Gogh and the Olive Groves

"Van Gogh and the Olive Groves" is the very first exhibition dedicated to Vincent van Gogh's important olive grove series created between June and December 1889 during his stay at the asylum of Saint-Rémy-de-Provence. Reunited for the first time, the paintings reveal Van Gogh's passionate investigation of the expressive powers of color and line, and his choice of the olive groves as an evocative subject. Van Gogh and the Olive Groves highlights exciting new discoveries about the...... Read More

International Food Festival

I would like to invite you to the DFW InternatioNAL FOOD FEST taking place on Dec 4th from 12-7pm at Mar Thoma Event Center 11500 Luna Road Dallas, tx 75234 The event will include food and performances from different parts of the world. There will be fun for all ages and free for children 14 and under. This is a community event that will promote education about several countries around the world. Proceeds will be donated to Hope For Us Charity organization. click this link to RSVP! Hope to...... Read More

Groundswell

Beatrice M. Haggerty Gallery at The University of Dallas is pleased to present the exhibition: Groundswell: Ky Anderson and Vicki Sher in collaboration with GUT Gallery. In their first exhibition in the Dallas area, Anderson and Sher present recent paintings, sculptures, and works on paper. Through color, shape, and line, both artists create abstract works of art that explore their relationship between the self and the world around them. Ky Anderson narrates moments of an internal story and...... Read More

Hamilton

HAMILTON is the story of America then, told by America now. Featuring a score that blends hip-hop, jazz, R&B and Broadway, HAMILTON has taken the story of American founding father Alexander Hamilton and created a revolutionary moment in theatre - a musical that has had a profound impact on culture, politics, and education. With book, music, and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda, direction by Thomas Kail, choreography by Andy Blankenbuehler, and musical supervision and orchestrations by Alex...... Read More

Juneteenth Freedman Town Tour

This Freedmen Town tour will tour and explore several Freedmen towns in Dallas County and suburban areas. This tour experience will explore the significance and importance of local Freedman Towns that were created by force during reconstruction. The participants will be led through a journey of how the landscape and racial divide came to be in Dallas Co. All races and ethnic groups are welcomed and encouraged to attend this exciting experience of Dallas' rich heritage and culture. Please be...... Read More

Rent the Runway Sample Sale Dallas

Hello Dallas – our sample sale is here! Shop hundreds of pre-loved designer clothing, handbags and accessories up to 90% off retail. Think: top designers from Alexis, AllSaints, Anine Bing, Sea NY, Rag & Bone, Saloni, Loeffler Randall, Sachin and Babi, 3.1 Phillip Lim, Rebecca Minkoff and more. DATES December 3 - December 31 Monday - Saturday: 11 AM - 7 PM Sunday: 12 PM - 6 PM December 24 10 AM - 5 PM December 25 CLOSED LOCATION Dallas Uptown West Village 3699 McKinney Ave, Suite...... Read More

Audubon Center Second Saturday Guided Hike

Hit the trails for a guided hike at Trinity River Audubon Center! Join us for a guided tour led by one of our Educators. Learn about our surrounding habitat while you enjoy a hike. Every second Saturday, the trails are open to all ages and the entry to the grounds is included in your ticket price. Audubon Texas is a Texan by Nature Conservation Partner.... Read More

Guided Hike

Join us for a guided tour led by one of our educators on the Trinity River Audubon Center Trails every second Saturday of the month! 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

Cabus Presents: The Pop Up 2

One-of-a-kind black tie pop up event celebrating all things local. There will be art, retail, music, and more. Complimentary drinks all night long. Hors d'oeuvres by Mahal Eating, and sounds by cabus, SPCMN, Ashton Edminster, Elyse Jewel, Dezmond Walker, and Alex O'aiza. Also, a special visual performance by Afterglow Gallery. Attendees will leave with a new favorite artist, song to listen to, dish they're going back for, and an experience that will inspire them to pay it forward to our...... Read More

Katie Star- Live Music at La Tarte …

Join Katie Star for live music on Sundays at 11am in downtown Dallas. The show is held on the beautiful terrace of the world famous La Tarte Tropezienne, adjacent to the Joule hotel.... Read More

Saint Michael Presents: New York Polyphony

Grammy-nominated a cappella male vocal ensemble New York Polyphony will offer a program of sacred and secular holiday selections that you will not want to miss! The ensemble has been praised as a "spacious, radiant retreat" by the New York Times and a "rich, natural sound that's larger and more complex than the sum of its parts" by National Public Radio. The church's natural acoustics will bring their sound to life to create an unforgettable sound. Whether it be a cute holiday date night,...... Read More

Other Events Coming Soon to Dallas

Holiday at the Arboretum 2021
Thu - Dec 02

Holiday at the Arboretum 2021

Daily through Dec 31
Every Mon, Tue, Wed, Sun through Dec 31
Every Thu, Fri, Sat through Dec 31

Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden

Join Operation Kindness' Countdown to Holiday Pet Adoptions
Thu - Dec 02

Join Operation Kindness' Countdown to Holiday Pet Adoptions

Every Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun through Dec 24

Galleria Dallas

Special Exhibition: The Book Smugglers
Thu - Dec 02

Special Exhibition: The Book Smugglers

Daily through Jan 2

Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum

The Trains at NorthPark
Thu - Dec 02

The Trains at NorthPark

Daily through Jan 2

NorthPark Center

Canvas & Silk: Historic Fashion from Madrid's Museo del Traje
Thu - Dec 02

Canvas & Silk: Historic Fashion from Madrid's Museo del Traje

Every Sun through Jan 9
Every Tue through Jan 4
Every Wed through Jan 5
Every Thu through Jan 6
Every Fri through Jan 7
Every Sat through Dec 18

Meadows Museum - SMU

Sarah Flint Dallas Pop-Up
Thu - Dec 02

Sarah Flint Dallas Pop-Up

Daily through Apr 30

NorthPark Center