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The Best Things To Do in Dallas This Weekend

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8 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.

Artscape at the Dallas Arboretum

From April 27 to 28, the Dallas Arboretum presents Artscape, a juried fine art and fine craft show and sale, that where close to 100 outstanding artists from around the country showcase their art. A special members preview will be held on April 26 (6-8 p.m.) before it opens to the public on April 27 and 28. Artscape co-chairs are Dallas Arboretum volunteers and community leaders, Sharon Ballew and Mari Epperson. Ballew said, "With the garden in bloom for spring, Artscape has become one of...... Read More

Presidential Retreats: Away from the White …

From March 6 to October 6, 2019, the George W. Bush Presidential Center will present a special exhibit exploring presidential retreats. Four featured retreats – Camp David in Frederick County, MD, Prairie Chapel Ranch in Crawford, TX, LBJ Ranch in Stonewall, TX, and Walker's Point in Kennebunkport, ME – will be highlighted in-depth revealing how U.S. presidents have used these special places for work, rejuvenation, and rest. The exhibit will also explore other presidential...... Read More

Candytopia

What if an eccentric chocolatier and a daredevil pop star had a whirlwind romance, got married while skydiving, and had a glamorous, glittering love child who grew up to rule a small nation?  Welcome to Candytopia, where colossal candyfloss constructions meld with a tantalizing taffy twistedness! Explore our sprawling sanctuary of confectionary bliss, with 14 carefully curated and crafted rooms and environments. Be showered in confetti by candy-coated unicorn pigs, or swim in a...... Read More

Dinos at the Dallas Zoo

An adventure of epic proportions opens at the Dallas Zoo this spring, and you won't want to miss it! ZooNorth transforms into a prehistoric jungle with over two dozen larger-than-life dinosaurs waiting to be discovered. From the ferocious T. rex to the feathered Citipati, explore giants that roamed the earth long ago, and see how Dallas Zoo animals are related to these creatures of the past. We've got something everyone in the family can enjoy, all included in your general admission and...... Read More

Let Me Be Myself: The Life Story of Anne …

Let Me Be Myself tells the story of Anne Frank in a modern way, addressing current day issues of identity, exclusion, and discrimination. Anne's experiences connect deeply with today's youth as they grow and learn that all actions and words matter. This exhibition will also feature the United States premier of a Virtual Reality (VR) component from Force Field VR and Oculus Studios that allows the visitor to travel back in time to Anne Frank's hiding place, the "Secret Annex.". This...... Read More

The Art of the Brick

Featuring intriguing works of art made exclusively from one of the most recognizable toys in the world, The Art of the Brick is a critically acclaimed traveling exhibition boasting the world's largest and most elaborate display of pieces constructed using only LEGO® bricks. Created by world-renowned contemporary artist Nathan Sawaya, The Art of the Brick is designed to inspire ingenuity and creativity with original pieces and re-imagined versions of some of the...... Read More

55 Years at The Sixth Floor Museum

In remembrance of the 55th anniversary of the death of President John F. Kennedy, The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza is presenting a new temporary exhibit, 55 Years. Featuring a broad representation of popular magazine covers from the last five decades, this captivating visual timeline of President Kennedy's image reflects his lasting imprint on the nation's consciousness and pays tribute to his life and legacy. 55 Years is included with general Museum admission and is presented...... Read More

Dallas Cowboys Draft Day 5K

Run or walk a 5K with your family, friends and fellow Cowboys fans! Open to ages 7 and up. All 5K participants receive: Official 2019 Dallas Cowboys Draft Day 5K race shirt, finisher's medal, and an official timing chip... Read More

Other Events Coming Soon to Dallas

Joey Wolffer Pop Up at Miron Crosby
Wed - Apr 24

Joey Wolffer Pop Up at Miron Crosby

Daily through Apr 26

Miron Crosby

Final Days! The Art of Mark Mullino at Two Corks and a Bottle!
Wed - Apr 24

Final Days! The Art of Mark Mullino at Two Corks and a Bottle!

Daily ongoing

Two Corks and a Bottle

Presidential Retreats: Away from the White House
Thu - Apr 25

Presidential Retreats: Away from the White House

Daily through Oct 6

George W. Bush Presidential Center

SOLUNA 2019
Thu - Apr 25

SOLUNA 2019

Daily through Apr 28

Hamilton: An American Musical
Thu - Apr 25

Hamilton: An American Musical

Daily through May 5

Music Hall at Fair Park

Experience the Margarita Mile
Thu - Apr 25

Experience the Margarita Mile

Daily ongoing