Things to do in Dallas this week | Thursdays on Tap at the Perot Museum

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Here are our top things to do on a budget in Dallas Fort Worth this week (September 26 – October 2): Thursdays on Tap at the Perot MuseumHellzapoppin Circus ShowSofar Sounds – Lake Highlands, 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, September 26, 2022

Sofar Sounds – Lake Highlands

Sofar Sounds

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What: Discover new great music and unique spaces with Sofar Sounds! Each event will feature two or three performers from different musical genres. Sometimes, there might even be spoken word, comedy, or dance. This Monday, it will be in the Lake Highlands neighborhood. The actual address will be revealed 36 hours before the actual event so have your alerts on. Grab your tickets now!
When: September 26, 2022 | 7:30 pm
Where: Lake Highlands, Dallas
How much: $20

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Things to do in Dallas this Week – Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Hellzapoppin Circus Show

Things to do in Dallas this week: Hellzapoppin Circus

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What: Death-defying stunts, heart-racing shows, and jaw-dropping oddities – experience it all with the world’s largest international touring rock-n-roll circus sideshow! Named after the most successful Broadway Musical and Movie from the late ’30s and 40s, Hellzapoppin is one of the world’s last authentic circus sideshows. It features incredible live stunts like fire-eating and fire-breathing, magic and illusions, acrobatic stunts, hand balancing, foot archery, sword swallowing, juggling, unicycling and more. There will also be human curiosities such as the half-man who walks on his hands bare-handed over razor-sharp shards of glass while he’s on fire! Can your heart take it all? Get your tickets now!
When: September 27, 2022 | 8 pm
Where: Amplified, 10261 Technology Blvd E, Dallas, TX 75220
How much: $20 – $150

Loco for Elotes and Wine: Elotes and Wine Pairing

What: Bask in the delicious flavors of Elote paired with the perfect wines this Tuesday at the Landon Winery! They’ll be serving up the most innovative Elotes they have paired with sensational Landon wines that will bring out and enhance all the good flavors of your meal. Each course will be prepared within sight so you can sip your wine and relish the moment as you watch your food getting prepared. Grab your friends or a partner and prepare to relish this delectable experience.
When: September 27, 2022 | 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Landon Winery – Cypress Waters, 3121 Olympus Blvd #130, Coppell, TX 75019
How much: $51,96

Things to do in Dallas this Week – Wednesday, September 28, 2022

HIIT on the Plaza

What: Take a short mid-week break from work and focus on your health with this fun and heart-pumping HIIT workout on the plaza. A high-energy live DJ will be accompanying the workout to make sure that you’ll be hyped up and ready to move your body but you can also work at your own pace to make sure that you’re still enjoying it all. Save the date!
When: September 28, 2022 | 7 pm
Where: Texas Lotter Plaza, 340 W Las Colinas Blvd., Irving, TX 75039
How much: Free

My Chemical Romance in Concert

Things to do in Dallas this week | My Chemical Romance Concert

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What: My Chemical Romance helped launch the emo genre into mainstream music and over the years, they’ve garnered a legion of fans who would gladly sing along to their hits like “Welcome to the Black Parade,” “Helena,” and “The Ghost of You.” If you’re one of those fans, get ready because they’re coming to Dallas this Wednesday! Rock out and relive memory lane!
When: September 28, 2022 | 7:30 pm
Where: American Airlines Center, 2500 Victory Ave, Dallas, TX 75219
How much: Starts at $150

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Things to do in Dallas this Week – Thursday, September 29, 2022

Thursdays on Tap at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science

Things to do in Dallas this week | Thursdays on Tap at the Perot Museum

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What: Enjoy the museum after hours with Thursdays on Tap! You’ll get full access to all exhibit halls and in addition to that, there will be live music, drinks, and food trucks from local businesses to enjoy. However, the event is only for people 21 and up.
When: September 29, 2022 | 6 pm
Where: Perot Museum of Nature and Science, 2201 N Field St, Dallas, TX 75201
How much: $5 for members | $25 for nonmembers


What: Head out to the Grandscape this Thursday and join the second annual OktoBIERfest event! With a standard ticket, you’ll get 10 beer samples and a 12 oz souvenir stein. There will also be beer cheese popcorn from Triple T’s, tons of traditional German competitions, and various entertainment. You should be 21 and above to join and should have your ID ready at the entrance.
When: September 29, 2022 | 6 pm
Where: Grandscape, 5752 Grandscape Blvd, The Colony, TX 75056
How much: $35 – $45

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Things to do in Dallas this Week – Friday, September 30, 2022

Elton John Farewell Yellow Brick Road Concert

Elton John Farewell Yellow Brick Road Concert

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What: After more than 50 years on the road while building an unparalleled career that has helped redefine the cultural and musical landscape of his time, Elton John is embarking on his final tour called “Farewell Yellow Brick Road.” It will take you through an emotional, highly visual, and incredible journey of a music legend like no one has seen before. See Elton John for the last time in all his glory on stage! Grab your tickets now!
When: September 30, 2022 | 8 pm
Where: Globe Life Field, 734 Stadium Dr, Arlington, TX 76011
How much: Starts at $125

Things to do in Dallas this Week – Saturday, October 1, 2022

State Fair of Texas

What: The State Fair of Texas is here! 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 1 – 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 – Sunday, October 2, 2022

Frights ‘n Lights

What: Experience a combination of pumpkin patches and Halloween houses at Frights ‘n Lights this weekend! Explore an adventure trail lit up with thousands of shining jack-o-lanterns carved with the shape of superheroes, princesses, and cartoon characters, plus legends of fantasy, music, and sports. In addition to that, there will also be plenty of games, Halloween-themed rides, food and drink, and other things to enjoy. This 2022, new activities include Click or Treat, an Instagrammable photo area, and axe throwing. Kids can also put on their costumes and go on the largest Trick-Or-Treat Trail in the state of Texas.
When: October 2 – 31, 2022 | 6 pm
Where: Riders Field, 7300 Roughriders Trail, Frisco, TX 75034
How much: Starts at $22

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