Things to do in Dallas this week | Body Sculpt with Grit Fitness

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Here are our top things to do on a budget in Dallas Fort Worth this week (October 17 – October 23): Wellness Series – Body Sculpt with Grit FitnessSong For Hope: The Ryan Anthony Story ScreeningDeep Ellum Wine Walk: Happy Hallowine!, 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, October 17, 2022

State Fair of Texas

Things to do this weekend in Dallas | State Fair of Texas

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What: It’s the last week of the State Fair of Texas! Get ready to experience all its awesomeness all over again from its butter sculptures to the nightly fireworks and to the swamp of delectable fried food! You can also try new concoctions, take a trip to the Top ‘o Texas Tower, or try new concoctions. Big-name musicians like Trace Adkins, Ashanti, Lucinda Williams, Jason Boland & The Stragglers will also be gracing the fair in its duration. There’s just no shortage of things to do in this 24-day four-weekend extravaganza! So get ready to have all the fun in the world!
When: October 17 – 23, 2022 | 10 am onwards
Where: Fair Park, 1121 1st Ave, Dallas, TX 75210
How much: Starts at $15

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Things to do in Dallas this Week – Tuesday, October 18, 2022

Halloween Cocktail Dinner

What: Urban Rio will be hosting a very spooky Halloween dinner this Tuesday. Featuring five spooky courses paired with five craft cocktails, the dinner will be something that will make this Halloween week epic. The dinner will also have a costume contest where the top three chosen costume winners will get special prizes. So dress your best and enjoy one spooky dinner.
When: October 18, 2022 | 6:30 pm
Where: Urban Rio Cantina & Grill, 1000 14th St #100, Plano
How much: $54.90

Wellness Series – Body Sculpt with Grit Fitness

Things to do in Dallas this week | Body Sculpt with Grit Fitness

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What: In celebration of Women’s Health Month, Grit Fitness is bringing you an intense and fun workout at Sammons Park. The workout will be incorporating different training techniques and focus on several muscle groups for a total body burn. No class will also be the same but expect to get the best workout and have the most fun! Bring your yoga mats, plenty of water, and wear comfortable shoes and clothing.
When: October 18, 2022 | 6:30 pm
Where: Sammons Park, Historic District, 2403 Flora St, Dallas, TX 75021
How much: Free

Things to do in Dallas this Week – Wednesday, October 19, 2022

Art and Sol Market

What: If you’re looking for a great way to take a break in the week, head out to the Art and Sol Market at Harvest House. Enjoy some great shopping and support local businesses while enjoying the music of local artists.
When: October 19, 2022 | 8 pm
Where: Harvest House, 331 E Hickory St, Denton, TX 76201
How much: Free

Song For Hope: The Ryan Anthony Story Screening

What: This Wednesday, the Dallas International Film Festival, the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, and CancerBlows will present the screening of “Song for Hope: The Ryan Anthony Story,” a film celebrating renowned trumpet virtuoso and Dallas Symphony Orchestra Principal Trumpet Emeritus Ryan Anthony. The film portrays the incredible life of Anthony who was diagnosed with multiple myeloma at the age of 42 and given just months to live. Instead of letting the news crush him, it motivated Anthony to start a charity called CancerBlows and prove to the world that music can save lives. The film will chronicle his journey from being a child prodigy to his time in cancer clinics and treatments to his sell-out concerts in symphony halls.

Before the film, you can enjoy an exhibit featuring photos and mementos from Anthony’s life and performances. The Dallas Symphony Orchestra will also be performing Peter Meechan’s “Song of Hope” which was dedicated to Anthony. Lastly, after the film, there will be a Q&A with the filmmakers and Niki, Jackson, and Rowan Anthony.
When: October 19, 2022 | 7:30 pm
Where: Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center, 2301 Flora St, Dallas, TX 75201
How much: $25

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Things to do in Dallas this Week – Thursday, October 20, 2022

Deep Ellum Wine Walk: Happy Hallowine!

What: Treat yourself to some wicked fun at the Deep Ellum Wine Walk this Thursday! Enjoy complimentary wine samplings and exciting, special offers and in-store events in Dallas’ premier entertainment district, full of dazzling street art, music venues, and restaurants. You can even reserve a “Day of the Dead” glass featuring the mad skills of local artist Nick Glenn. If these don’t run out online, you can get them at the check-in table on the day of the event.
When: October 20, 2022 | 6 pm
Where: Discover Deep Ellum, 2650 Main St, Dallas, TX 75226
How much: $5

J&F House of Terror

J&F House of Terror

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What: Based on urban legends, the J&F House of Terror is sure to give you a pretty good scare. The haunted house maze offers something completely different every year but every year has the same scare intensity that will never fail to get a few good screams out of visitors. So why not dare to try and test your courage?
When: October 20 – 31, 2022 | 7 pm
Where: Firewheel Town Center, 245 Cedar Sage Dr, Garland, TX 75040
How much: $20 – $27

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Things to do in Dallas this Week – Friday, October 21, 2022

Third Friday Craft Market at The Sound

Third Friday Market at The Sound

Image credit: The Sound at Cypress Waters

What: Get ready for some end-of-the-week de-stressing shopping sessions while enjoying live music and treats at The Sound this Friday! Featuring over 30 local artisans, there will be plenty for you to see and discover. There will also be live music under the stars at the Rogers-O’Brien Amphitheater. And if you get hungry or thirsty, you can enjoy the delicious food from any one of the on-site restaurants.
When: October 21, 2022 | 5 pm
Where: The Sound at Cypress Waters, 3111 Olympus Blvd, Coppell, TX 75019
How much: Free

Things to do in Dallas this Week – Saturday, October 22, 2022

More Than Pink Walk

More Than Pink Walk

Image credit: Susan G. Komen Greater Central East Texas

What: Susan G. Komen, the world’s leading breast cancer organization will be holding the More Than Pink walk this Saturday. Join the walk and celebrate and honor breast cancer survivors and the metastatic breast cancer community while enjoying scenic views of Las Colinas. After the walk, the Power of One Week, a week filled with activities honoring those who have been impacted by breast cancer will commence.
When: October 22, 2022 | 7 am
Where: Levy Event Plaza, 501 E Las Colinas Blvd, Irving, TX 75039
How much: Free

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Things to do in Dallas this Week – Sunday, October 23, 2022

Dia de los Muertos Celebracion

What: Celebrate the colorful day of the dead at the Hughes Family Tribute Center. The celebracion will be a two-week event featuring the art installation, Los Espíritus del Bosque, by artist Ricardo Alarcón; a visual art exhibition; a live concert by the band Alebrije; dance performances by Grupo Pakal specializing in Mayan dance presentations; live mariachi music; family art activities, children’s entertainment; and food and beverage concessions.
When: October 23 – November 2, 2022 | 5:30 pm
Where: Crown Hill Memorial Park, 9178 Webb Chapel Rd, Dallas, TX 75220
How much: Free

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