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10 Things to Do in Dallas This May

Published On 04/30/2015 Published On 04/30/2015

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May 1 Fri

Brew Mile You run (walk) a quarter mile then drink a beer, run (walk) another quarter mile, drink another beer, and repeat for a mile. After that, over 40 craft beers will be pouring, live music will be playing, and games will be happening.

Fair Park

Brew Mile Fair Park You run (walk) a quarter mile then drink a beer, run (walk) another quarter mile, drink another beer, and repeat for a mile. After that, over 40 craft beers will be pouring, live music will be playing, and games will be happening.

Panther Island Pavilion

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May 9 Sat

Untapped Festival Tons of beer (literally) will be at Untapped this year. Over 70 breweries will be pouring 250+ beers for eight hours while nine bands take the stage, headlined by De La Soul, The Lone Bellow, and Big Data.

Panther Island Pavilion

Untapped Festival Panther Island Pavilion Tons of beer (literally) will be at Untapped this year. Over 70 breweries will be pouring 250+ beers for eight hours while nine bands take the stage, headlined by De La Soul, The Lone Bellow, and Big Data.

Eddie Campbell

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May 15-16

Addison Fork & Cork The new-and-improved Taste of Addison, Fork & Cork, will be celebrating its second installment this May. This food-centric event will be fueled by Chef Tim Byres (Smoke, Chicken Scratch, and The Foundry) and one of Dallas’ premier bartenders, Eddie "Lucky" Campbell. There will be guest appearances and food & drink aplenty.

Addison Circle Park

Addison Fork & Cork Addison Circle Park The new-and-improved Taste of Addison, Fork & Cork, will be celebrating its second installment this May. This food-centric event will be fueled by Chef Tim Byres (Smoke, Chicken Scratch, and The Foundry) and one of Dallas’ premier bartenders, Eddie "Lucky" Campbell. There will be guest appearances and food & drink aplenty.

Trinity Groves

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May 16-17

Dallas Music District Festival With the Dallas skyline as your backdrop and the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge next to you, the inaugural Dallas Music District Festival will greet you with 20 bands in a celebration of the burgeoning art scene in Dallas. There will be street performers, an artisan craft market, and food trucks all along the Trinity River Greenbelt. 

Trinity Groves

Dallas Music District Festival Trinity Groves With the Dallas skyline as your backdrop and the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge next to you, the inaugural Dallas Music District Festival will greet you with 20 bands in a celebration of the burgeoning art scene in Dallas. There will be street performers, an artisan craft market, and food trucks all along the Trinity River Greenbelt. 

Cavanaugh Flight Museum

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May 16-17

Cavanaugh Flight Museum presents Warbirds Over Addison The Cavanaugh Flight Museum boasts the biggest collection of historic and military aircrafts in the Southwest. However, no matter if vintage aviation is your thing or not, this museum is way cool and you will have the chance to get up-close-and-personal with the planes, even getting to take a ride in some of them.

Cavanaugh Flight Museum

Cavanaugh Flight Museum presents Warbirds Over Addison Cavanaugh Flight Museum The Cavanaugh Flight Museum boasts the biggest collection of historic and military aircrafts in the Southwest. However, no matter if vintage aviation is your thing or not, this museum is way cool and you will have the chance to get up-close-and-personal with the planes, even getting to take a ride in some of them.

Brew Roit

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May 17 Sun

Brew Riot Brew Riot takes place in the Bishop Arts District and is a homebrew competition for 50 different teams. The fine Bishop Arts restaurants will have their doors open for your dining needs. You never know if some of these teams will become the next great brewery in Dallas, so here’s a chance to get in on the ground floor and check out some possible future brewing-icons.

Bishop Arts District

Brew Riot Bishop Arts District Brew Riot takes place in the Bishop Arts District and is a homebrew competition for 50 different teams. The fine Bishop Arts restaurants will have their doors open for your dining needs. You never know if some of these teams will become the next great brewery in Dallas, so here’s a chance to get in on the ground floor and check out some possible future brewing-icons.

Nitro Circus

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May 23 Sat

Travis Pastrana’s Nitro Circus Live Adrenaline junkies rejoice, Nitro Circus is coming to Dallas -- Toyota Stadium, to be exact. Travis Pastrana is bringing with him 40 of the most talented motocross, BMX, and skate stars on the face of the earth to entertain our fair city. They don’t take themselves too seriously though, so besides awesome tricks on bikes and skates you’ll also see jumps from a Barbie car, tricycles, and even a bathtub.

Toyota Stadium

Travis Pastrana’s Nitro Circus Live Toyota Stadium Adrenaline junkies rejoice, Nitro Circus is coming to Dallas -- Toyota Stadium, to be exact. Travis Pastrana is bringing with him 40 of the most talented motocross, BMX, and skate stars on the face of the earth to entertain our fair city. They don’t take themselves too seriously though, so besides awesome tricks on bikes and skates you’ll also see jumps from a Barbie car, tricycles, and even a bathtub.

Jordan Spieth

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May 28-31

Byron Nelson Championship During the day, you'll see golfers doing their things, so pick your favorite and follow them throughout the round; then at night, head to the Pavilion After Dark to hear live music -- headlined by Le Freak on Saturday night -- drink cold beer, and enjoy a Texas spring night. Also, hometown hero and Masters Champion Jordan Spieth will be playing.

Four Seasons Resort & Club

Byron Nelson Championship Four Seasons Resort & Club During the day, you'll see golfers doing their things, so pick your favorite and follow them throughout the round; then at night, head to the Pavilion After Dark to hear live music -- headlined by Le Freak on Saturday night -- drink cold beer, and enjoy a Texas spring night. Also, hometown hero and Masters Champion Jordan Spieth will be playing.

Gibson

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May 29-31

Dallas International Guitar Festival Thousands of guitars, amps, basses, banjos, mandolins, effects pedals... in fact, most things stringed and musical... will be for sale, trade, or there for your Instagramming pleasure. Some of the finest local musicians will also be playing during the event, along with workshops and instructional clinics. 

Automobile Building - Fair Park

Dallas International Guitar Festival Automobile Building - Fair Park Thousands of guitars, amps, basses, banjos, mandolins, effects pedals... in fact, most things stringed and musical... will be for sale, trade, or there for your Instagramming pleasure. Some of the finest local musicians will also be playing during the event, along with workshops and instructional clinics. 

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May 30 Sat

Jimmy Buffett at the Toyota Stadium The king of cheeseburgers and margaritas is coming back to Dallas with the Coral Reefer band. He’s heading to Toyota Stadium, and as always, is sure to wow and entertain (and he'll be joined by Huey Lewis and the News).

Toyota Stadium

Jimmy Buffett at the Toyota Stadium Toyota Stadium The king of cheeseburgers and margaritas is coming back to Dallas with the Coral Reefer band. He’s heading to Toyota Stadium, and as always, is sure to wow and entertain (and he'll be joined by Huey Lewis and the News).

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