Events

Everything You Need to Do in Dallas This Weekend

Updated On 04/19/2018 at 04:59PM EST Updated On 04/19/2018 at 04:59PM EST
MAIN ST. Fort Worth Arts Festival
MAIN ST. Fort Worth Arts Festival
Friday - Sunday
Apr 20-22
Walk along a mile of all sorts of magnificent art including ceramics, jewelry, photography, wood, glass, drawings, sculptures, and more. In addition to that, the Main Street Fort Worth Arts Festival will also feature live music throughout the weekend, wine and beer selections, and food.
Cost: Attendance is free.
Friday - Sunday
Apr 20-22
Last year EarthX hosted more than 100,000 attendees and more than 900 exhibitors and 260 speakers. This year, the weekend-long expo and conference plans to be even bigger. In addition to conferences and films, the event will have something for everyone from a tiny house village to a solar car challenge and more.
Cost: Register in advance for free, or pay $5 for general admission.
Friday - Sunday
Apr 20-22
It’s fitting that the official state flower of Texas -- the bluebonnet -- get its own festival. Make the trip south of Dallas for the Bluebonnet Trails Festival. The event features live music, arts and crafts, and scenic country rides.
Cost: Admission is free.
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Friday - Saturday
Apr 20-21
Horse racing season is underway which means it’s time to head out to Lone Star Park. You don’t have to be an experienced bettor or know a lot about horses to have a good time. There will also be live music playing and $2 beers. If you’re busy Friday night, go on Saturday afternoon for Dollar Day featuring $1 general admission, hot dogs, soda, popcorn, and domestic beer.
Cost: General admission starts at $5.
Saturday - Sunday
Apr 21-22
Have you ever driven around the White Rock Lake neighborhood and wonder what the homes look like on the inside? Well, this is your chance to find out. The lineup for tours includes seven houses -- four mid-century moderns and three contemporary modern.
Cost: Tickets are $15.
Saturday
Apr 21
You don’t have to be a good dancer to enjoy the sounds of Collin College’s Latin Jazz Ensemble and Havana NRG. The Caribbean and South American music of the two bands is high tempo and upbeat so bring comfortable shoes if you plan on dancing.
Cost: Admission is free.
Saturday
Apr 21
What’s your favorite Dallas record store? Josey Records? Bill’s? Stop by one or all of them on Record Store Day. While you stock up on records, enjoy live music and -- at some stores -- booze.
Cost: The stores are free to get in. The records are not.
Saturday
Apr 21
The usual dinner-and-a-movie date night gets old after awhile, so try something new at Date Night in the Park hosted by the city of Farmers Branch. The evening will include live music, dinner, and a movie (Father Figures) all under the night sky.
Cost: Admission is $5.
Sunday
Apr 22
If you’ve ever wanted to run on the field of Globe Life Park, this is your shot. The Texas Rangers 5K loops around the ballpark and the finish line is on the field. Registration includes a ticket to a game, a T-shirt, and entry to the post-race party. If you’re not in great shape, there’s also a 1K.
Cost: The early bird price for the 5K starts at $30 and goes up to $50 the day of the race.
Sunday
Apr 22
Celebrate spring with incredible dishes at the Japanese Spring Food Festival. Try out Yakitori skewers, sushi, ramen, and more. The event will also feature drummers from Dallas Kiyari Daiko. Cosplay is encouraged.
Cost: Admission is $20; dish prices vary.