Things to do in Dallas this week | Cityline Night Market + Live Music

Things to do in Dallas this week | Cityline Night Market + Live Music | Image credit: CityLine DFW

Here are our top things to do on a budget in Dallas Fort Worth this week (August 8 – August 14): Cityline Night Market + Live MusicMovie & Meteors @ Samuell FarmPepper Palooza, and lots more!

Things To Do in Dallas This Week

Top Pick – Enjoy 14 rides for just $13.99 at Prairie Playland, Traders Village

Star Dancer at Prairie Playland Traders Village in Dallas

The family-friendly amusement Star Dancer combines a carousel with a gondola wheel. The carousel starts to rotate as it ascends the 80-foot tower, and it keeps rotating as it ascends the tower until it reaches the top. Passengers receive a clear, panoramic view of the market and the metroplex when at the top.

Get more details on Star Dancer and all the other rides at Prairie Playland

Where: Prairie Playland at Traders Village, 2602 Mayfield Rd, Grand Prairie, TX 75052
When: Summer Hours – Thursday, Friday (6 pm to 10 pm) and Saturday and Sunday (11 am to 8 pm)
How Much: All day pass allows you to ride any of the 14 rides for just $13.99

Things to do in Dallas this Week – Monday, August 8, 2022

Rainbow Vomit Immersive Art Experience

Things to do in Dallas | Rainbow Vomit Immersive Experience

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What: Rainbow Vomit is both an interactive photography exhibit and a unique venue and event space designed to transport visitors to a world of art, light, and sound reminiscent of a journey into the fantasy of flight. The current exhibition called “A Love Story” is about the core belief of Rainbow Vomit in love and acceptance making it the perfect thing to experience with loved ones.
When: August 8, 2022 | 10:00 am to 12:00 p.m.
Where: Rainbow Vomit, 3609 Parry Ave, Dallas, TX 75226
How much: Free – $40

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Things to do in Dallas this Week – Tuesday, August 9, 2022

Fun In The Sun – Aloha Luau

What: Enjoy summer Hawaiian style with this last Fun in the Sun segment at Grandscape. Bring a hula skirt and watch and learn from professional Hula dancers. You also have a chance to have a picture with the performers and feel like you’ve gone to Hawaii even for just half a day. Mark the date now!
When: August 9, 2022 | 10:00 am to 12:00 p.m.
Where: Grandscape, 5752 Grandscape Blvd, The Colony, TX 75056
How much: Free


Things to do in Dallas this Week – Wednesday, August 10, 2022

Wine Down Wednesday

What: If you’re feeling a little stressed in the middle of the week, come over to In Living Colour Studio and relax while coloring a pre-sketched canvas with good music and good vibes. You can choose your pre-sketched canvas when you arrive at the venue! Chill and immerse yourself in good vibes.
When: August 10, 2022 | 8:00 p.m.
Where: In Living Colour Studio, 4050 McEwen Rd Suite 8103, Dallas, TX 75244
How much: $30

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Things to do in Dallas this Week – Thursday, August 11, 2022

Vitruvian Nights Live

Vitruvian Nights

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What: Catch the last Vitruvian Nights Live session at the amphitheater at Vitruvian Park this August 11! On this last leg, Le Freak, a disco band will be filling the air with live music. Chill out and enjoy some time out with the family here before the weekend starts!
When: August 11, 2022 | 7:oo pm – 9:30 pm
Where: Vitruvian Park, 3875 Ponte Ave, Addison, TX 75001
How much: Free

Disney-Themed Open Mic

What: Bring friends and family who are Disney lovers alike to enjoy art, music, and poetry at the AMA. Entries will be Disney-themed in honor of the current exhibit, Disney Art from Private Collectors. For this Thursday, the featured performer will be Alicia Azahar. Mark your calendars now!
When: August 11, 2022 | 6:30 pm
Where: Arlington Museum of Art, 201 W Main St, Arlington, TX 76010
How much: $10 – $15

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Things to do in Dallas this Week – Friday, August 12, 2022

Movie & Meteors @ Samuell Farm

What: Catch meteors racing across the sky in one of the most spectacular meteor shower displays this year – The Perseids! Bring some chairs, blankets, and snacks and set up at Samuell Farm. First, there will be a film for everyone to enjoy. After that, stay behind until the peak of the Perseids Meteor shower to catch the best of it.
When: August 12, 2022 | 8:30 pm – 11:00 pm
Where: Samuell Farm, 100 US-80, Mesquite, TX 75149
How much: Free

Pepper Palooza

What: Do you love having a little spice in your food? Well, here’s an event just for you spice and pepper lovers. All throughout the potager gardens in A Tasteful Place, peppers will take center stage! Then, from August 13 to 14, there will be 20 vendors featuring delectable pepper-influenced products including jams, salsas, edamame beans, and, of course, peppers. Don’t miss out on this once-a-year spicy event!
When: August 12, 2022 | 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Where: A Tasteful Place, The Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden, 8525 Garland Rd, Dallas, TX 75218
How much: Included in garden admission

Cityline Night Market + Live Music

Things to do in Dallas this week | CityLine Night Market

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What: The Cityline Night Market by The Boho Market is back and will be up and running every second Friday of each month up until November. Catch and support local vendors and makers featuring their local, vintage, handcrafted, and fair-trade products in 45 booths. There will also be live music while you’re shopping. So bring the family or friends and shop and indulge in what the market has to offer.
When: August 12, 2022 | 9:00 am onwards
Where: Cityline Plaza, 1150 State St, Richardson, TX 75082
How much: Included in garden admission

Things to do in Dallas this Week – Saturday, August 13, 2022

The Boho Mini Market

Things to do in Dallas | The Boho Mini Market

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What: The Boho Market has always brought amazing vendors with unique, local, handcrafted, and vintage items for guests to enjoy. Now, it’s the turn of the minis! This event will feature only kid and teen-owned small businesses. So come and show your support for these young entrepreneurs or even get some inspiration from them.
When: August 13, 2022 | 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Where: Klyde Warren Park, 2012 Woodall Rodgers Fwy, Dallas, TX 75201
How much: Free

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 Things to do in Dallas this Week – Sunday, August 14, 2022

Dreamgirls Musical

Things to do in Dallas this weekend | Dreamgirls Musical

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What: Catch one of the most explosive musicals in American theatre history! Dreamgirls will take you to a time when rhythm and blues and soul music were intertwining with other music forms and sweeping over the world. More than just the iconic songs and dancing though, this musical is also about the behind-the-scenes reality of the entertainment industry – the business part of show business that made possible this cultural phenomenon. It also explores themes of ambition, hope, and betrayal, all set in the glamorous and competitive world of the entertainment industry. Book a seat now!
When: August 14, 2022 | 3:00 pm
Where: Bass Performance Hall, 525 Commerce St, Fort Worth, TX 76102
How much: Starts at $44

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