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9 things you must do in Dallas this December

Published On 12/04/2014 Published On 12/04/2014
Blood & Thunder Roller Derby World Cup

Date

Event

Location

Dec 4-7

Blood and Thunder Roller Derby World Cup Look, watching ladies skate around and inflict physical harm upon one another is just compelling entertainment. Also, unlike some "world championship" events, there will actually be teams from more than 30 countries all over the world.

Dallas Convention Center

Blood and Thunder Roller Derby World Cup Dallas Convention Center Look, watching ladies skate around and inflict physical harm upon one another is just compelling entertainment. Also, unlike some "world championship" events, there will actually be teams from more than 30 countries all over the world.

Lone Star Taps & Caps

Date

Event

Location

Dec 5 Fri

Taps and Caps soft opening Lone Star Beverages is taking its beer prowess and opening up a growler-filling spot called Taps and Caps. They will sell bottled beer as well, but the main focus will be the 50 taps they have for growler fills. Expect a fine selection of local & international offerings, ciders, and rare releases. This is just a soft opening, but they will announce their grand opening later this month.

Taps and Caps

Taps and Caps soft opening Taps and Caps Lone Star Beverages is taking its beer prowess and opening up a growler-filling spot called Taps and Caps. They will sell bottled beer as well, but the main focus will be the 50 taps they have for growler fills. Expect a fine selection of local & international offerings, ciders, and rare releases. This is just a soft opening, but they will announce their grand opening later this month.

Elf

Date

Event

Location

Dec 11 Thu

Free screening of Elf It doesn’t matter how old you are, or how many times you've seen this movie... when December rolls around, you get that all-too-familiar itch to watch Elf again. Fair Park is offering a free screening of it, so grab a mug of cocoa and get ready to have your Christmas cheer boosted.

Fair Park

Free screening of Elf Fair Park It doesn’t matter how old you are, or how many times you've seen this movie... when December rolls around, you get that all-too-familiar itch to watch Elf again. Fair Park is offering a free screening of it, so grab a mug of cocoa and get ready to have your Christmas cheer boosted.

Flickr/Quinn Dombrowski

Date

Event

Location

Dec 13 Sat

FestiBus A big ol’ bus will be rolling through the streets of Dallas, stopping at three different breweries while simultaneously dropping knowledge about the North Texas Brew scene. There will be food trucks and food from LUCK (hopefully the pastrami) as well, for your eating pleasure.

Multiple locations

FestiBus Multiple locations A big ol’ bus will be rolling through the streets of Dallas, stopping at three different breweries while simultaneously dropping knowledge about the North Texas Brew scene. There will be food trucks and food from LUCK (hopefully the pastrami) as well, for your eating pleasure.

Trans-Siberian Orchestra

Date

Event

Location

Dec 21 Sun

Trans-Siberian Orchestra Presents: The Christmas Attic live This is not your parents' Christmas music -- or maybe it is, because Trans-Siberian has been rocking arenas with what they call opera rock for a couple decades now. More Christmas music should be accompanied by a spectacular light show.

American Airlines Center

Trans-Siberian Orchestra Presents: The Christmas Attic live American Airlines Center This is not your parents' Christmas music -- or maybe it is, because Trans-Siberian has been rocking arenas with what they call opera rock for a couple decades now. More Christmas music should be accompanied by a spectacular light show.

Lights All Night

Date

Event

Location

Dec 26-27

Lights All Night Now in its fifth year, Lights All Night will be headlined by Skrillex, and also feature performances by Zedd, Boys Noize, Chromeo, and many others. Get your glow sticks ready.

Dallas Convention Center

Lights All Night Dallas Convention Center Now in its fifth year, Lights All Night will be headlined by Skrillex, and also feature performances by Zedd, Boys Noize, Chromeo, and many others. Get your glow sticks ready.

Kelly Casby

Date

Event

Location

Dec 27 Sat

2014 Rock Holiday Fest Step back in time with three tribute bands that will be kicking it old school. Back in Black, Infinite Journey, and Blaze of Glory (it should be quite clear who all three of these are a tributing) will be delivering face-melting rock at the Southside Ballroom.

South Side Ballroom

2014 Rock Holiday Fest South Side Ballroom Step back in time with three tribute bands that will be kicking it old school. Back in Black, Infinite Journey, and Blaze of Glory (it should be quite clear who all three of these are a tributing) will be delivering face-melting rock at the Southside Ballroom.

Blue Man Group

Date

Event

Location

Dec 30 Tue

Blue Man Group Those sweet little blue painted bald dudes who can make music out of anything will be performing a set of music focused on their favorite tunes, set to a video playing on a giant screen.

AT&T Performing Arts Center

Blue Man Group AT&T Performing Arts Center Those sweet little blue painted bald dudes who can make music out of anything will be performing a set of music focused on their favorite tunes, set to a video playing on a giant screen.

Big D NYE

Date

Event

Location

Dec 31 Wed

Big D NYE The biggest event you'll find anywhere in Texas on New Years Eve is happening in Victory Park. Two stages with bands, along with a DJ, will keep the party going all night. There will be celebrity appearances and a fireworks show when the clock strikes midnight.

 Victory Park

Big D NYE  Victory Park The biggest event you'll find anywhere in Texas on New Years Eve is happening in Victory Park. Two stages with bands, along with a DJ, will keep the party going all night. There will be celebrity appearances and a fireworks show when the clock strikes midnight.