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There’s always something to do in the Dallas Region. Take a peek at some of the events we can’t wait to go to! Remember – we update this list periodically, so check back soon for more events. If you know about an event that should be on this list, let us know!

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 Ends 3/29 | Written and Witnessed

The Oak Cliff Cultural Center presents “Written Witness,” a FREE exhibition on view from February 23 – March 29. Fabric Artist-Poet Jas. Mardis and Calligrapher Andrea Tosten exhibit small-to-large work in paper and fabric exploring responses to race, injustice, and identity through fabric portraiture, symbolism, leather & wood burning and hand-lettered explorations of select, reflective classic literature.


3/2 | Big Night 2019

At Big Thought, we close the opportunity gap by equipping youth in marginalized communities to imagine and create their best lives and world. Come and join us on this fun and fabulous event on Saturday, March 2, 2019, 6:30pm at The Bomb Factory. Featured Entertainment: Todrick Hall


3/3 | Big Taste of Dallas

Big Brothers Big Sisters is taking a 40 year tradition, our Barrett Havran Memorial Big Taste of Fort Worth, and introducing it to our Dallas Community. This is a culinary event you won’t want to miss! Gather your foodie friends, and head over to www.bbbstx.org/bigtasteofdallas to get involved.


3/5 | North Texas Food Bank’s 20th Annual Empty Bowls

During the event, guests will enjoy live entertainment, a photobooth and delicious bites at our new distribution center in Plano! In addition to soup and other bowl friendly fare from 20+ North Texas restaurants, attendees can select a handcrafted bowl from some of Texas’ finest artists as a memento of the day. Proceeds of the event will benefit the North Texas Food Bank’s feeding programs.


3/7 | Dallas City Wide Salsa Party

Calvin Sexton presents the Jazz Trombone Project – “A night of Salsa and Latin Jazz at the South Dallas Cultural Center. For many years, Calvin Sexton-International Touring Artist, Educator, and band leader of the ensemble, Inner City All-Stars-has excited audiences with his unique and energetic approach to captivating audiences through his performances.


3/10 | DIY Summer Essentials (Oils) Workshop at Tupps Brewery

Join us for a social and informative hands on workshop as we learn about essential oils perfect for summer time to be used before, during, and after a day in the sun! Grab your poolside friends, loved ones, or come by yourself to learn and create skin and healthcare goodies for warmer days.


3/8-10 | North Texas Irish Festival

NTIF 2019 will take place in Fair Park on March 8-10. Along with such Texas festival icons such as South by Southwest and Ennis Czech Music Festival, Travel Magazine has listed the North Texas Irish Festival as one of the best events in Texas.


3/15 | Late Nights at the Dallas Museum of Art – March

Celebrate women artists throughout history with talks, tours, and several exhibitions, including Berthe Morisot, Woman Impressionist and Women Artists in Europe from the Monarchy to Modernism.


3/16 | Dallas Mavs 40th Anniversary St. Patrick’s Parade & Festival

2019 marks the 19th year into the millennial and this remarkable number, which will cast an emerald hue over every day leading up to St. Patrick’s Day, needs a parade befitting of fanfare and revelry. Once again, the Greenville Avenue Area Business Association (GAABA) is rising up to the road with the wind firmly at its collective back by announcing that the Dallas Mavs St. Patrick’s Parade & Festival presented by the Dallas Mavericks will take place March 16th beginning at 11am.


3/16 | St. Patrick’s Day at The Market

Looking for the freshest greens for St. Patrick’s Day? You’re in luck! Follow the rainbow to the Dallas Farmers Market. From 12-5pm, The Wee Gypsy, Best Little Photo Booth in Texas with also be in Pearl Plaza, all leading up to a Bagpipe performance in The Market at 5pm.


3/16 | St. Paddy’s Boozy & Basic Cupcake Decorating Pop-Up

For this St. Patrick’s day themed session we are getting “BOOZY & BASIC”! You’ll have an absolute blast celebrating St. Patrick’s Day. Remember, we’re all here to have fun! No experience is necessary. This fun event is co-hosted by and benefiting ‘Here’s Your Reminder’ Project: mental health advocates.


3/17 | Downtown Bar Stroll

Downtown Dallas, Inc. is excited to invite you to our first Downtown Bar Stroll! We invite you to dress up in your favorite GREEN outfit/costume and join us in discovering Downtown bars! The first 50 people to arrive between 1:00 p.m. – 1:20 p.m. at our first stop (Green Door) will receive a free drink to kick off the event! Each bar will provide drink specials and we’ll have prize drawings at different locations. We’ll stroll around Downtown and stop for photo ops in between.


Ends 3/17 | Infusion Exhibit at Kettle Art

Kettle Art proudly presents “Infusion,” featuring the artwork of Kaley McGill, Caroline Moore, Luis Fernando, Brent Wood, Chase Fleischman, Brian McClure, Alec DeJesus, and Delaney Adams.


3/18 | Food in Fashion

Greater Dallas Restaurant Association’s third annual charity event will be held at The Joule, Monday, March 18, 2019. Food in Fashion features VIP receptions, silent and live auctions, a food‑infused fashion show and more. Proceeds benefit restaurant and hospitality career‑development programs in Texas.


3/21 | Conception Art Show – Dallas

A “pop-up” event presenting the work of 35 local artists (featuring live music, complimentary appetizer hour, and a cash bar), guests will have the opportunity to purchase something original for their home or workplace without incurring a gallery commission.


3/21 | The Dallas Arboretum Food and Wine Festival

Together with Farmer Lee Jones, The Chef’s Garden, and committee Chairwomen Chef Sharon Van Meter and Melissa Lewis, The Dallas Arboretum is excited to announce the 2019 Food and Wine Festival, Thursday March 21 – Saturday March 23. After a resounding success last year, our illustrious Chairwomen have taken bold steps to grow the event into a three-day, wine-and-harvest focused experience.


3/23 | The Color Run 5K Dallas

Let your love shine at the happiest run under the sun! On The Color Run Love Tour, good vibes are the only kind of vibes allowed. Join us as we celebrate what we love about ourselves, each other, and the planet we all share. Run wild. Love wild. Stay wild.


3/23 | Between the Buns, a Dallas Observer Slider Event

Between The Buns is an outdoor slider-sampling festival that will feature some of the best sliders that Dallas has to offer, from fried chicken, to pulled pork, burgers and more! It will also include music, cash bars with beer and cocktails. Get your fill of sliders, one of the best finger foods, only at Between the Buns!


3/23 | 2019 Jazz Age Sunday Social

The Sixth Annual Jazz Age Sunday Social returns to Dallas Heritage Village Sunday March 24th. The grandest vintage-inspired event in Texas is back with everything you know and love, plus a few new attractions to boot. Enjoy a day of 1920s music and culture on the grounds of Dallas Heritage Village – antique cars, dancing, vintage vendors, food, ice cream, games, and more. Elaine Hewlett from The Rhythm Room will be teaching you all the steps you need to know, so you can dance the day away to The Singapore Slingers – Dallas’ most authentic 1920s dance band.


3/26-30 | 10th Annual Dallas Comedy Festival

For one week in March, acts from across the country converge in Dallas, Texas. You won’t want to miss these performances. Badges are on sale now! Individual tickets go on sale March 1st. OUR MISSION: The Dallas Comedy Festival’s mission is two-fold. DCF exists to ignite a passion for the comedic arts in Dallas-Fort Worth by showcasing top up-and-coming comedic talent. Additionally, DCF provides opportunities for performers to hone their craft in various workshops, panels, and through networking with industry and peers.


3/29 | Big Texas Beer Fest 2019

The Big Texas Beer Fest is Dallas’ original beer festival. The 2019 event is the 8th annual. As far as we know, we’re the first craft beer festival to take place over a *2* day period in Texas. This event is held indoors AND outdoors at the Fair Park Automobile Building. Last year’s festival featured 100 breweries and over 400 beers. We expect similar numbers for this year’s event.


3/29 | Heroes and Handbags – Dallas 2019

Chair Stacey Butler invites you to join her for Heroes and Handbags! This signature event will include a delicious champagne brunch, a meaningful program, and an exciting auction of fabulous designer handbags, all benefiting the mission of Heroes for Children! Help us reach our goal that no Texas family battling childhood cancer fights alone.


3/30 | 2nd Annual Festival of Joy

Experience India’s vast cultural and spiritual heritage at Klyde Warren Park. Enjoy live music and dance performances, along with traditional eats, games, and activities for the entire family. The Festival of Joy – also celebrated as the Festival of Chariots, or Ratha Yatra – has its roots in ancient India and the bhakti tradition and is celebrated in major cities all across the world.


3/31 | Dallas Donut Festival

Do you like donuts? Of course you do! Join Donut Digest and Brandon Does Dallas for the FIRST EVER Dallas Donut Fest, featuring donuts, coffee, crafts and more from the entire metroplex.


4/1-5 | Dallas Startup Week

Dallas Startup Week 2019, powered by Capital One, is a FREE, 5-day event, from April 1-5, that impacts and mobilizes 10,000 North Texas entrepreneurs and change-makers. The event will include over 150 sessions across 16 tracks, the launch of the Women of Innovation Summit, a new Corporate Startup Innovation Summit, a series of headline speakers and the annual State of Entrepreneurship.


4/4 | Tacos + Tequila

The Fort Worth Food + Wine Festival is excited to be showcasing the Southwestern flavors, with which our region has long had a torrid love affair. Upscale or down home, trendy or traditional – tacos are hot, any way you fold ‘em. And when they’re paired with tequila, it’s a win-win. Eighteen chefs and twelve beverage vendors will be bringing their best to this fan favorite event.


 4/5 | 4/5 Drink Dash

Feel the local love at the first Drink Dash of 2019! Savor sips from 10 of the freshest shops in DFW (5 alcoholic beverages, 5 alternative beverages), listen to local talent and enjoy a lively night of fun at The Dallas Farmers Market! Your $20 ticket includes 10 drink tickets + DFM glass.


 4/5-7 | 2019 Deep Ellum Arts Festival

The free 3-day, Deep Ellum Arts Festival® in Downtown Dallas embodies everything that makes DFW rock. Experience more than 200 juried decorative and visual artists selling and commissioning original works, and 100 original bands and performers artists showcasing the newest sights and sounds from six different stages and two additional performance areas!


 4/6 | Frisco Uncorked

Frisco Uncorked Presented by O’Neil Wysocki Family Law is a food + wine festival experience that features over 100 wines, food from the best Frisco restaurants and food trucks, talented artists, beer & cocktails, a play area for kids, 50+ boutiques, local businesses and shops, Culinary and mixology classes, grape stomping and more! There will be FOUR bands playing throughout the day thanks to our entertainment sponsor: Trinity Falls!


4/6 | Culinary Corral

This year, we’ve created a four-hour celebration of the best of the fest. The Culinary Corral will feature a tasting tent, plus a beer garden and corkyard, artisan marketplace, live music and a variety of add-on pop-ups. Wander, taste, sip, shop and just generally make yourself at home. Your ticket covers all food and beverages consumed at the Culinary Corral.


 4/6 | Family Festival: MAKE!

Celebrate the power of creativity and all the ways we MAKE in this fun-filled day of FREE activities for the entire family. Click here to view the schedule!


4/10 | Newcomer Happy Hour by Say Yes to Dallas + DRCYP

Our very own happy hour! Are you new to the Dallas Region? Looking to get connected with other young professionals? Just need an excuse to go to a happy hour? We’ve partnered with Young Professionals – Dallas Regional Chamber to bring you the Newcomer Happy Hour at the Capital Factory in Dallas


4/12-14 | Dallas Art Fair

The fair will take place within the Fashion Industry Gallery (f.i.g.) in the Dallas Arts District from April 11-14, 2019. Close to 100 exhibitors from over 30 different cities across North America, South America, Europe, the Middle East, and Asia will take part in the 2019 fair.


4/13 | Allen Food + Wine Festival

Join us in Allen, Texas for the Allen Food + Wine Festival Presented by Crest Exteriors! The festival will take place at The Village at Allen on April 13th from 12pm-5pm! The event features the best local Allen restaurants, hundreds of wines to taste, culinary demos lead by local chefs and culinary experts, 50+ boutiques and artisans, grape stomping, and 3 bands playing throughout the day thanks to our entertainment sponsor Harley-Davidson of Dallas!


4/13 | Happy Piggy & Bunny Yoga-For Charity: Easter Theme! Frisco Fresh Market

Join us for an adorable, Spring afternoon that includes: Piggies, Bunnies, yoga and pictures with the cuties! Exercise, animals & positive people are all recommended to relieve stress, anxiety, depression or just put a smile on your face. We’ll have them all!


4/14 | Pups & Pilates-For Charity: Puppy Treats & Sweets! at Dallas Farmers Market

Join Pup-Pilates for a fun-filled POP Pilates session while ‘man’s sweetest, best friends’ run around, under and over you! This is a special collaboration and adoption event with “Take Me Home Pet Rescue”, who are providing the friendly pups. Make note that all these special guests are ADOPTABLE and looking for a loving, furever home to join! We encourage you to treat yourself to a new family member!


4/14 | Dallas Pizza Fest 2019

The 2nd annual Dallas Pizza Fest, celebrating our Love for Pizza in our city. Last year we ate, this year we feast! This event will include: Dallas Pizza Parlors and Trucks, Kids Bounce Land, Live Music & Shows, Beer & Wine Garden, Celebrity Chef, Pizza Eating Contest, and Voting for Dallas Pizza Taste Award! This yummy event is open to All Ages.


4/26 | Social Science: Science Fiction at the Perot Museum

Science fact or science fiction? The answer may surprise you! Learn about how some sci-fi gadgets of the past have informed the tech of today, and speculate about what may become reality in the future. Explore the science that goes into creating special effects for your favorite wizard, superhero, and futuristic movies, and dive into the complexity of artificial intelligence and robots at this adults-only night of sci-fi fun.


4/27 | Plano Brunch Festival & Race to Brunch 5k

Join us for BRUNCH! The festivities for the Plano Brunch Festival are kicking off at 8am with the RACE TO BRUNCH 5K Presented by O’Neil Wysocki Family Law! The Race to Brunch 5k will start at The District at the Shops at Willow Bend! The course will take you through the perimeters at The Shops at Willow Bend and you’ll end at the finish line with a mimosa toast and brunch treats!


4/28 | Be Crafty! Pop-up: Abstract Glam Workshop Featuring Setara Jewelry

Beautiful jewelry, vibrant & metallic abstract art and fun times with friends! In this unique class, you’ll learn to create two gorgeous items: Your own abstract glam alcohol ink art AND a quartz crystal wrap or pendant necklace. You’ll go home with your own beautiful art and crystal necklace as well as a free stone to add to or start your own collection, besides the crafting skills you’ll learn during this hands on workshop.


4/29-28 | Earthx2019

The World’s Largest Environmental Exposition, Conference and Film Festival. EarthxExpo is April 26-29, EarthxConference is April 25-28, and EarthxFilm is April 19-28. Register to attend the EarthxExpo and learn more about conferences at EarthX.org!

​Dallas Arts Month, first launched by Mayor Mike Rawlings as Dallas Arts Week in 2013​​, is a city-wide celebration of Dallas arts, held annually in the month of April. Art​s Month is designed to build awareness and appreciation for the work of Dallas artists and organizations and foster creative learning and activity throughout the city. Residents and visitors are encouraged to participate in events and programming offered by art and cultural institutions from all disciplines.


Signature Dallas Arts Month Events

AVANCE Latino Street Fest

April 7, Noon – 6 p.m.

Klyde Warren Park

Live music, crafts, food, games, health & education pavilion and more

Mayor’s Creative Conversation

Artists as Citizens: Art, Politics & Social Change

April 8, 6 – 8 p.m. at Moody Performance Hall

Click here to get your free ticket

D’JAM Jazz Open House

April 13, 1 – 5 p.m.

Moody Performance Hall

Changing Perspectives Block Party

April 13, 6 p.m. – midnight

Flora Street from Routh to Leonard Streets

Dallas Arts District presents performances by Dallas’ own Dark Circles Contemporary Dance utilizing IMPULSE, an art installation of LED seesaws experimenting with light and sound activated by the public: 8:30 pm, 9:15 p.m., and 10:00 p.m., with Dezi5,

Tippy Balady + other local artists. IMPULSE will be open to the public at Sammons Park from April 13 – 22. Main Street Garden from April 25 – May 6.

DALLAS THEATER CENTER’S TWELFTH NIGHT

April 13, 8 p.m.

Wyly Theatre

Get your FREE tickets to Twelfth Night by visiting the Dallas Theater Center Box Office, located at 2400 Flora St. in the Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre. Box Office hours are Monday-Saturday 10pm – 6pm

Tickets for this FREE performance must be claimed before 7 p.m. on Saturday, April 13.

DALLAS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA SIMULCAST

APRIL 18 | 7:30 p.m.

Strauss Square

Debut performance of DSO Music Director Designate Fabio Luisi broadcast live

ART214

Visit here for more information.

TITAS Presents in Association with AT&T Performing Arts Center

EZRALOW DANCE

March 29/30 | 8 p.m.

Moody Performance Hall

Get tickets here.

Nancy A. Nasher and David J. Haemisegger Family

SOLUNA: INTERNATIONAL MUSIC & ARTS FESTIVAL

April 4 – 8

Exploring the intersection between classical music and contemporary art

For venues, times and tickets visit here.

TITAS Presents in Association with AT&T Performing Arts Center

PILOBOLUS: SHADOWLAND, THE NEW ADVENTURE

April 5/6 | 8 p.m.

Moody Performance Hall

Get tickets here.

DALLAS ART FAIR

April 11-14

Venue: TBD

Get tickets here.

DALLAS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

April 11-18

Click here for venues, times and tickets.

ARTS ADVOCACY DAY

April 23, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Get tickets here.

For more information, visit www.dallasartsmonth.com.




Open until July 31st | Candytopia – Dallas

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!

Click here for a sneak peek of what to expect at Candytopia!


5/2-5 | Mayfest Fort Worth 2019

Mayfest is a four-day festival on 33 acres in Trinity Park in Fort Worth, Texas. Join us May 2-5, for music, carnival rides, games, festival food, special attraction shows, art market, dance performances, and so much more! This year marks the 47th anniversary of Mayfest, and we are excited to offer free admission to patrons on Thursday, May 2!


5/3 | JMBLYA Dallas 2019

We assemble a distinctly curated tour and we bring it to you to enjoy. We’re from Texas. Lineup: Travis Scott, Lil Wayne, Kevin Gates, Gunna, Sheck Wes, Youngboy Never Broke Again, Bhad Bhabie, Blueface, City Girls, Maxo Kream, P-Lo, Whookilledkenny, 10K.CAASH


5/4 | Plano AsiaFest 2019

AsiaFest 2019 will showcase the rich cultures of Asia: Japan and Korea in the north; China, Taiwan, and the Philippines to the east; Vietnam and Malaysia in the south; and Bangladesh, India, and Nepal in the southeast. The numerous cultural demonstrations, performances, and vendors will provide a fun and engaging time for your entire family. AsiaFest is FREE to the public!


5/4 | Dallas Fest 2019

A FREE one day festival showcasing the best that Dallas as a city, the region of DFW, and the State of Texas have to offer in terms of music, visual art, food, and all of the senses. We aim to highlight some of the best that Dallas has to offer in terms of #localmade.


5/4 | 4th Annual TAP FEST 2019

Join us on May 4th as we host our 4th Annual TAP Fest at our brewery! Live music by local favorites, games and great local food! Tickets on sale now. We are in the midst of brewing a plethora of rare brews these last couple months just for this event! Invite your entire family and dogs!


5/4 | Dallas Margarita Festival

Join 2000 of other Margarita lovers and vote for THE BEST MARGARITA in Dallas! HOW IT WORKS: Purchase a Ticket, Receive a Margarita Sampling Card & Voting Chip, Sample Over 15 Margaritas From Dallas’ Best Bars & Restaurants, Drop Voting Chip In Your Favorite Margarita’s Voting Jar, Jar with Most Chips Crowned BEST Margarita in Dallas!​ Winner gets $1000 & Bragging Rights!​


5/5 | Dallas Cinco de Mayo Parade & StreetFest

Nuestro Orgullo – Our Pride showcased in the Big Parade on historic Jefferson Blvd. – a Dallas tradition for over 32 years. Enjoy the StreetFest with music, performances, and food on the 500 block of W. Jefferson Blvd. You can also shop and dine at over 200 storefront businesses.


5/6 | AT&T Byron Nelson

Since its inception, the AT&T Byron Nelson has raised more than $155 million for Momentous Institute, more than any other PGA TOUR event. One of the exciting things with the tournament moving to the City of Dallas is that people will be able to enjoy golf, while experiencing the beauty of the Great Trinity Forest – the largest urban forest in the United States. With Trinity Forest Golf Club being only nine miles south of downtown Dallas, fans will also enjoy all the great dining, night life and fun that Dallas has to offer.


5/10-12 | KAABOO TEXAS

KAABOO Texas is a 3-day festival experience created by music lovers for music lovers. An adult escape uniquely curated to appeal to all five of your senses, with world-class music, hilarious comedy, inspiring contemporary art, gourmet cuisine, craft libations and personal indulgences. Read more >


5/11 | Legacy Jazz Festival

The first annual Legacy Jazz Festival hosted by the Braswell HS Band will take place on Saturday, May 11th at Legacy Food Hall. Patrons will hear performances by area middle school and high school jazz bands. Performances will also be given by jazz icon, Freddie Jones and GRAMMY nominated drummer, Ray “Quasi” Nelson. Join us for a day full of fun, food, and JAZZ!


5/11 | Asian Festival 2019

Save the date for our annual 2019 Asian Festival at Cypress Waters, Dallas! This year will feature cultural performances, cultural pavilions, vendor booths, authentic delicious Asian food, and much much more! You won’t want to miss out on this free event.


5/11 | Frisco StrEATS Food Truck & Music Festival by Nack Development

Come down and enjoy the best food trucks the area has to offer, amazing music acts, some of the most unique shopping experiences, kids activities, and much more! The event is free for everyone to enjoy, food, beverages, and shopping are extra.


5/17-19 | Texas Ballet Theater Presents Pinocchio

Come along as mischievous Pinocchio embarks on a whirlwind quest to become a real boy. With its phenomenal costuming and innovative choreography, Pinocchio is a spectacle for the ages. The kindhearted carpenter and the charming puppet come to life in this captivating fable, sure to be adored by young and old alike. It’s pure magic – with no strings attached.


5/17-19 | Wildflower! Arts & Music Festival

The 27th celebration is a series of events for everyone including live performances by national, regional & local bands, the Singer Songwriter Stage, contest & workshop, the family-friendly WF! Kids, the WF! Eats, the WF! Marketplace, and Performers Row showcasing strolling entertainers, buskers & acrobats.


Open until 9/1 | Dior: From Paris to the World at the DMA

Dior: From Paris to the World surveys more than 70 years of the House of Dior’s legacy, featuring a dynamic selection of over 100 haute couture dresses, as well as accessories, photographs, original sketches, runway videos, and other archival material. Look at our recap pictures here!


5/21 | North Texas Life Science Career Symposium (LSCS) 2019

The North Texas Life Science Career Symposium (LSCS 2019) is the first of its kind in Dallas-Fort Worth. The goal of LSCS is to connect top academic talent in North Texas with careers in the life sciences. LSCS will bring together graduate students, post doctorates, medical professionals, and others together with life science company representatives and key opinion leaders for an evening of career exploration, networking, and job opportunities.


Opens 5/25 | DISCOTECH at Sweet Tooth Hotel

Sweet Tooth Hotel announces DISCOTECH. In collaboration with px.lab, a mixed reality studio focused on large-scale new media productions, Discotech will combine music and new media to create interactive audio-visual installations. You’re invited to check in…throw on a pair of Sweet Tooth Hotel silent disco headphones and explore the newly expanded space, complete with a bar.


Opens 5/25 | 9th Annual Dallas Margarita Meltdown 2019

You taste! You vote! You play judge and vote for your favorite margarita. Sample the best restaurants and bars throughout the Dallas/Ft.Worth area all at one location. Competitors will concoct their finest margarita and offer samples from 5pm-8pm at the margarita competition at the West End (Downtown Dallas). The winner of the Best Margarita in Dallas will be announced at 8:45pm.


5/26 | Memorial Day Music Fest

Join us as the lawn comes alive with the Park’s first-ever FREE music festival. Check out performances across multiple stages throughout the day and into the night. Between performances, explore vendor booths, play in the family game zone, have your face painted and feast on bites from our famous food trucks.


5/28-6/1 | 2019 Dallas Festival of Books and Ideas

Since 2015, the Dallas Festival of Ideas has aimed at shaping the city of the future by igniting, uniting, and energizing the people of Dallas through the power of ideas. In 2019, the 5th annual city-wide event will have a new look and expanded content, incorporating the Dallas Book Festival into its programming and conducting its familiar city-track explorations over a week-long period


5/31-6/2 | Taste Addison 2019

A North Texas legend since 1993, Taste Addison dishes out the best food and flavor with a healthy side of jam. The region’s original food festival continues to deliver Addison’s favorite eateries, national music artists, and activities for the whole family with a three-day menu of fun, May 31 – June 2, 2019.


Open until 9/1 | Dior: From Paris to the World at the DMA

Dior: From Paris to the World surveys more than 70 years of the House of Dior’s legacy, featuring a dynamic selection of over 100 haute couture dresses, as well as accessories, photographs, original sketches, runway videos, and other archival material. Look at our recap pictures here!


Open until July 31st | Candytopia – Dallas

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!

Click here for a sneak peek of what to expect at Candytopia!


5/31-6/2 | Taste Addison 2019

A North Texas legend since 1993, Taste Addison dishes out the best food and flavor with a healthy side of jam. The region’s original food festival continues to deliver Addison’s favorite eateries, national music artists, and activities for the whole family with a three-day menu of fun, May 31 – June 2, 2019.


6/1 | Voly in the Park

Voly in the Park is the largest volunteer festival in Dallas, featuring 75 nonprofit agencies, hands-on volunteer projects, live entertainment, and more than 5,000 attendees!


6/1 | 3rd Annual Rosé Wine Walk on Greenville Ave

It’s that time of year again, y’all!! Announcing our 3rd Annual Rosé Wine Walk, this year on Greenville Avenue, on June 1 from 12 to 6 pm! Join Dallasites101 in celebration of National Rosé Day (one week early), as we wander Lowest Greenville and its awesome restaurants and shops, while enjoying all the rosé.


6/7 | Taste of Dallas 2019

Taste of Dallas, Dallas’ premier summertime food and drink festival, returns for its 33rd year serving up 3 fun-filled days of great #food and #beverages featuring over 200 #chefs, #restaurants, #sponsors, and #exhibitors taking part in dozens of engaging and interactive activations. This #Texas tradition is one of the largest and most anticipated events of the year, showcasing the best of what this larger than life city has to offer!


6/7 | Museum Murder Mystery: An Artful Game of Clue

Have you ever wanted to play a live game of Clue? Now is your chance to don your detective hat and solve one of our popular Museum Murder Mysteries! Solve the murder mystery and be entered to win one of five great prize packs, including a DMA membership and a gift certificate to the DMA Store.


6/8 | McKinney Beer and Bites Fest

Join us for McKinney Beer + Bites Fest Presented by Auto Hail Repair Groupon Saturday, June 8th from 4pm-8pm for some delicious food from local restaurants, Tupps beer pairings, two bands, lots of shopping at local boutiques and shops and overall good times!


6/9 | DSO Hardship Relief Concert

The Dallas Symphony performs a concert that includes selections from Copland, Stravinsky & Mendelssohn for the DSO’s recently created Hardship Fund benefitting orchestra and staff members facing unforeseen difficulties. If you would like to contribute to the DSO’s Hardship Fund, please click here.


6/15 | Asian Festival 29th Anniversary Celebration

Save the date for our annual 2019 Asian Festival at Cypress Waters, Dallas! This year will feature cultural performances, cultural pavilions, vendor booths, authentic delicious Asian food, and much much more! You won’t want to miss out on this free event.

much more! You won’t want to miss out on this free event.


6/21 | 2nd Annual Dallas Arts District Pride Block Party

The Dallas Arts District, in collaboration with the Dallas Museum of Art Late Nights and Nasher Sculpture Center ‘til Midnight, present the second annual Dallas Arts District Pride Block Party on Friday, June 21, 2019. In celebration of national LGBTQ Pride Month, join us in the heart of the Dallas Arts District from 6 p.m. to midnight for pride-themed tours, performances, story time, movies, local artists, food trucks, makers and artisans, drag shows, runways, outdoor activities, and more!


6/22 | Camp Nowhere Dallas 2019

Down the rabbit hole we go! Camp Nowhere Texas is a Summer time celebration imagined just for Texas. 3 Cities. 3 Venues. 3 Days. Camp Nowhere will be an immersive experience. From art installations to interactive innovation, this will be a night to remember.


6/26 | Fashion EXPO Dallas 2019

Fashion Expo Dallas 2019 will take place in Thanksgiving Tower on Wednesday, June 26 from 6 PM to 9 PM. Different guest speakers and vendors will be in attendance and will cover everything ranging from health, education, career, beauty, fashion, and wealth. Buy tickets now!


6/29 | Independence Day Celebration 2019

Nothing says summer like the cold refreshment of ice cream and the inspiring sound of patriotic tunes before a grand fireworks display. Celebrate Independence Day by sampling cold treats from more than a dozen vendors and enjoying contests, live music, games and other fun family activities for free!


Klyde Warren Park’s Summer Movie Series 2019

Vitruvian Nights Live in Addison