June
The Rustic - Taco Plate
The Rustic

June

Friday
Jun 23
The Rustic
Everyone’s favorite country-singing heartthrob who ultimately did not win Dallasite Jojo’s love will playing a free concert at The Rustic. Want a chance to actually hang out with him? The $25 VIP tickets include a meet and greet.
Saturday
Jun 24
Dr Pepper Ballpark
Dallas’ favorite athletes -- Dirk, Dak, Dez, Zeke, and more -- will come together for the annual Dirk Nowitzki Heroes Celebrity Baseball Game at the Dr Pepper Ballpark in Frisco. Snag your tickets now, and watch these famous athletes play ball, all to benefit local youth charities, and stick around for the post-game fireworks.
Saturday
Jun 24
Reunion Tower
Head to the most iconic lawn in town in front of Reunion Tower for a party featuring live music, gourmet food trucks, and a beer garden. Admission is free, so there’s no excuse to miss it.
Tuesday
Jun 27
Chelsea Corner
Pop into the iconic and newly renovated Chelsea Corner for live jazz and half-priced bottles of wine and champagne on Tuesdays. It’ll be sure to help you forget it’s just the start of the work week.
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July
Dallas, TX Ice Cream
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July

Monday
Jul 3
Addison Circle
Kaboom Town! Is absolutely one of the best Fourth of July celebrations to attend. With a carnival, food, drinks, and live entertainment, you have every reason to start celebrating America’s birthday a little early.
Tuesday
Jul 4
Fair Park
This family-friendly Independence Day celebration at the iconic home of the Texas State Fair has live music, plenty of food, museum tours, and, of course, fireworks.
Saturday
Jul 8
Fort Worth
This event is well worth the DART trip or Uber ride to our neighboring city. For $20, you can hop from bar to bar for special drink deals, get a complimentary beverage at Trophy Ranch, and take home a souvenir cup after eight hours of partying to ‘90s tunes. Start hunting down the old jorts, boy band t-shirts, and scrunchies.
Friday
Jul 14
Celebrate la Fete Nationale
Celebrate la Fete Nationale
Bishop Arts District
Pretend you’re in France for the evening at Bishop Arts District’s eighth annual Bastille on Bishop celebration. The event is free, but for $25 you can pick up a souvenir wine glass and two tokens to exchange for food or booze from one of the many local vendors.
Sunday
Jul 16
Ice Cream Wasted
Have you been waiting for a vegan-friendly, reservation-only ice cream shop to finally open in Dallas? Well, wait no longer, because Ice Cream Wasted is opening its doors in the Bishop Arts District. Head to the grand opening of this unique concept for some alcoholic ice cream shots and mini cones.
Wednesday
Jul 19
III Forks
Put those pinkies up and bring out your inner sommelier as you taste six French wines paired with hors d’oeuvres at III Forks Dallas. At only $25, this is a steal to experience the great food and wine the restaurant has to offer.
Monday
Jul 24
Gas Monkey Live
Everyone’s favorite early 2000s emo band is back, and with new music! Time to let out all those feelings you’ve suppressed since high school.
Monday
Jul 31
Top Knot
Head to the swanky restaurant above Uchi, Top Knot, for ramen you won’t soon forget. Two-time Top Chef star, author, and one of Dallas’ most beloved (and infamous) chefs, John Tesar, will be serving up some unique takes on ramen for one night only, from 5-10pm.
August
The Rustic: Kirk Thurmond & The Millennials
Flickr/Leah Jones

August

Friday
Aug 4
Perot Museum
Explore the Perot Museum after hours, kid-free, and sample Wolfgang Puck food and cocktails from the many bars set up throughtoiut. Snag your tickets early, because this party sells out quick.
Sunday
Aug 6
Bishop Arts District
Grab a ticket for Bishop Arts’ Mimosa Walk and spend the afternoon sipping cocktails, wandering through local boutiques, and reveling in the fact that you don’t have to ride the school bus anymore.
Wednesday
Aug 16
Mi Cocina and Magnolia Theatre
Swap the sticky floors and expensive tickets of the usual movie theaters for casual lawn chairs and free admission at an outdoor showing of Top Gun. Aviators encouraged.
Sunday
Aug 27
Deep Ellum
It’s the end of August, and that means it’s hotter than hell. Cool down with a good old fashioned adults-only water balloon war in Deep Ellum. Don’t want to get pelted? There will also be water slides, dunk tanks, music, and food.
Wednesday
Aug 30
The Rustic
Texas music sensation Casey Donahew will take the stage and you can either dance or drink the night away in the restaurant's backyard.
September
Picnicking in Dallas TX
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September

Saturday
Sep 2
Rahr & Sons Brewing Company
The arrival of autumn brings with it two of the great things in life: Oktoberfest and college football. Celebrate both with a 5k hosted by local brewer, Rahr & Sons, who’ll reward runners (or walkers) with a special post-race tour and tasting.
Friday - Sunday
Sep 8-10
Fashion Industry Gallery
Who can say no to an entire festival dedicated to chocolate? The annual Dallas Chocolate Festival will be held at the Fashion Industry Gallery with over 40 vendors offering samples. Sounds like the best possible way to spend a weekend to us.
Saturday
Sep 9
Dallas Farmers Market
The 7th annual Dallas Observer BrewFest will give you the opportunity to sample over 500 beers from around the world, nosh on bites from some of the best spots in town, and listen to live music. If you’re not too exhausted from an afternoon of drinking, there’s an afterparty at The Ginger Man immediately following.