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10 things you need to do in Dallas this winter

Published On 12/17/2014 Published On 12/17/2014
Trans-Siberian Orchestra

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Event

Location

Dec 21 Sun

Trans-Siberian Orchestra This spectacular show is a Christmas experience like no other. More than a dozen singers and instrumentalists will take the stage backed by a stunning light show. If you've never seen it, make it happen.

American Airlines Center

Trans-Siberian Orchestra American Airlines Center This spectacular show is a Christmas experience like no other. More than a dozen singers and instrumentalists will take the stage backed by a stunning light show. If you've never seen it, make it happen.

Lights All Night

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Event

Location

Dec 26-27

Lights All Night Skrillex will bring his dubstep prowess to the Dallas Convention Center along with acts like Zedd, Boys Noize, and Chromeo. Grab your glow sticks and body paint and get there.

Dallas Convention Center

Lights All Night Dallas Convention Center Skrillex will bring his dubstep prowess to the Dallas Convention Center along with acts like Zedd, Boys Noize, and Chromeo. Grab your glow sticks and body paint and get there.

Twitter/Peticolas

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Event

Location

Dec 27 Sat

Peticolas Brewing Company 3 Year Anniversary Celebrate three glorious years of Peticolas with a party from 2-5pm, featuring live music by Shotgun Friday; Peticolas' 3rd Anniversary Beer, Sledgehammer (a "brewery-only" beer not for sale to retailers); limited-edition tees; and 17 kegged beers and five casks for sampling. Easy Slider food truck will also be there for sustenance.

Peticolas Brewing Company

Peticolas Brewing Company 3 Year Anniversary Peticolas Brewing Company Celebrate three glorious years of Peticolas with a party from 2-5pm, featuring live music by Shotgun Friday; Peticolas' 3rd Anniversary Beer, Sledgehammer (a "brewery-only" beer not for sale to retailers); limited-edition tees; and 17 kegged beers and five casks for sampling. Easy Slider food truck will also be there for sustenance.

House of Blues Dallas

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Event

Location

Dec 31 Wed

New Year’s Eve Party at House of Blues Every room in The House of Blues will feature a different drink special and live band, with dinner specials available as well. On the entertainment front, Spoon will be headlining, and then The After Party Band will show up... after, once you're in a festive cover band mood.

House of Blues

New Year’s Eve Party at House of Blues House of Blues Every room in The House of Blues will feature a different drink special and live band, with dinner specials available as well. On the entertainment front, Spoon will be headlining, and then The After Party Band will show up... after, once you're in a festive cover band mood.

Big D NYE

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Event

Location

Dec 31 Wed

Big D NYE The biggest NYE event in the entire state is happening right here in Dallas (not surprising). Live bands, DJ Ro Parrish, celebrity appearances, and fireworks will all take center stage as 2015 introduces itself.

Victory Park

Big D NYE Victory Park The biggest NYE event in the entire state is happening right here in Dallas (not surprising). Live bands, DJ Ro Parrish, celebrity appearances, and fireworks will all take center stage as 2015 introduces itself.

Del Frisco's Grille

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Event

Location

Jan 11 Sun

Taste of The Championship The National Championship game isn’t the only competition happening. Chefs from all over the country are coming in to have a good old-fashioned throw down, with plenty of locals competing as well from places like Bijoux, Del Frisco's, and Off the Bone. Proceeds will benefit the College Football Playoff Foundation.

Irving Convention Center

Taste of The Championship Irving Convention Center The National Championship game isn’t the only competition happening. Chefs from all over the country are coming in to have a good old-fashioned throw down, with plenty of locals competing as well from places like Bijoux, Del Frisco's, and Off the Bone. Proceeds will benefit the College Football Playoff Foundation.

Who's Bad

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Event

Location

Jan 17 Sat

Who’s Bad: Michael Jackson Tribute Band Michael Jackson and his musical prowess are no longer with us, but the self-proclaimed "ultimate tribute band", Who’s Bad, is doing its best to keep his legacy alive. Grab a singular glove and a red leather jacket. And a ticket!

House of Blues

Who’s Bad: Michael Jackson Tribute Band House of Blues Michael Jackson and his musical prowess are no longer with us, but the self-proclaimed "ultimate tribute band", Who’s Bad, is doing its best to keep his legacy alive. Grab a singular glove and a red leather jacket. And a ticket!

Django Reinhart

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Event

Location

Jan 23-25

Django Reinhardt Festival Django Reinhardt is regarded as one of the best guitarists to ever walk the face of the earth, and he made that happen with three fingers. This festival will be a celebration of his life and music and will have a documentary film, French food, musicians, and workshops.

Arts Fifth Avenue

Django Reinhardt Festival Arts Fifth Avenue Django Reinhardt is regarded as one of the best guitarists to ever walk the face of the earth, and he made that happen with three fingers. This festival will be a celebration of his life and music and will have a documentary film, French food, musicians, and workshops.

Arrow

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Event

Location

Feb 7-8

Comic Con Fan Days Channel your inner-nerd for Dallas Comic Con Fan Days. John Barrowman and Colin Baker from Doctor Who will be there, along with Stephen Amell and Katie Cassidy from Arrow. Expect plenty of costumes and shenanigans. 

Irving Convention Center

Comic Con Fan Days Irving Convention Center Channel your inner-nerd for Dallas Comic Con Fan Days. John Barrowman and Colin Baker from Doctor Who will be there, along with Stephen Amell and Katie Cassidy from Arrow. Expect plenty of costumes and shenanigans. 

The Avett Brothers

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Event

Location

Feb 28 Sat

The Avett Brothers Scott and Seth Avett (hence the band name) are bringing their folk-inspired stylings to the South Side Ballroom. You should bring yourself there, too.

South Side Ballroom

The Avett Brothers South Side Ballroom Scott and Seth Avett (hence the band name) are bringing their folk-inspired stylings to the South Side Ballroom. You should bring yourself there, too.