There’s always a lot to do in Dallas, especially on the weekends. And so, if you find yourself asking the question – ‘What are some exciting things to do in Dallas today?’, we have you covered!
Whether you are looking for things to do in Dallas this weekend for couples or family events in Dallas on the weekend or black events, you are sure to find something you like on our list.
Things to do in Dallas this Weekend of April 28, 2023 – Friday
What: Drop by Life in Deep Ellum for a Creativity Workshop featuring Matthew Dickerson, professor and accomplished author.
Also a Tolkien expert, Dickerson will explore J.R.R. Tolkien’s vision of art and creativity in a fallen world. And through Tolkien’s short story, Leaf by Niggle, Dickerson will talk about how mortality affects our creative process.
The first session will have live readings and conversations about the importance of the vocation and calling of the artist in a fallen world. The second session will focus on developing the craft, leading to an artist’s maturity and mastery.
When: Friday, April 28, 2023 | 9 am to 12 pm
Where:? Life in Deep Ellum, 2803 Taylor St, Dallas, TX 75226
How much: $25
Things to Do in Dallas on Saturday, April 29, 2023
What: It’s Texas Ale Project’s eighth anniversary, and they’re celebrating YOU!
To thank you for your support, they’re throwing a party with beers made exclusively for this event. With a tasting card, you’ll get a TAPFEST cup you can use to taste all the beers in sight.
It’s going to be a grand time with drinks, food, and live music.
When: Saturday, April 29, 2023 | 2 pm
Where: ?Texas Ale Project, 1001 N Riverfront Blvd, Dallas, TX 75207
How much: $5
What: DreamFest 2023 will be a time of music, culture, food, and fun– all things that make Arlington the American Dream City.
Take your kids or just your friends and enjoy the day with bounce houses, face painting, food vendors, retail vendors, backyard games, and live music!
For the list of music performers, check out their page.
When: Saturday, April 29, 2023 | 5 pm to 10 pm
Where: Levitt Pavilion, 100 W Abram St, Arlington, TX 76010
How much: Free
When: Saturday, April 29, 2023 | 12 pm
Where: TUPPS Brewery, 721 Anderson St, McKinney, TX 75069
How much: $25
What: Fort Worth Aviation Museum’s annual craft beer tasting festival, Hops and Props will feature fun for the whole family. It will feature local brewers, live music, food, family-friendly vendors, airplane rides, games, activities, and so much more.
Proceeds support our educational and preservation programs.
When: Saturday, April 29, 2023 | 12 pm to 5 pm
Where: Fort Worth Aviation Museum, 3300 Ross Ave, Fort Worth, TX 76106
How much: $20 – $85
What: Dallas’ Pop-Up Underground Art Show is back!
Pop by Deep Ellum Art. Co. to experience one of the largest pop-up art movements. Aside tasty drinks, enjoy free all you can eat pancakes!
Look in awe as over 100 local artists exhibit more than 750 pieces of their work. And have fun with live body painting and art and live audio performances by local music producers and DJs.
When: Saturday, April 29, 2023 | 8 pm to 12 am
Where: Deep Ellum Art Co., 3200 Commerce St, Dallas, TX 75226
How much: $10 – $20
What: Frisco Uncorked is the ultimate food and wine experience.
Indulge in delicious food and wines while you mingle and meet some awesome people. More than that, there are a ton of activities you can participate in and thoroughly enjoy.
Learn more about what happens at Frisco Uncorked on their website.
When: Saturday, April 29, 2023 | 8 pm
Where: Frisco Square, 8843 Coleman Blvd, Frisco, TX 75034
How much: $40 – $125
Things to Do in Dallas this Weekend of April 28, 2023 – Sunday
What: Featuring Happily Every Sip & Shop, the Spring Pop-Up Market will have it all!
From vendors selling one-of-a-kind items to live music to yummy food, you’ll find something awesome here!
When: Sunday, April 30, 2023 | 10 am to 3 pm
Where: The Rustic, 3656 Howell St, Dallas, TX 75204
What: You know those retro outfits and vintage pieces are back in style. This market is the perfect place to “update” your wardrobe.
You’ll find vintage apparel, unique pieces, and permanent jewelry from over 20 local vendors.
People of all ages will see something they’ll like, even if that’s just food and lawn games (which this event has). So bring your kids and furbabies and have a nice Sunday out.
When: Sunday, April 30, 2023 | 1 pm to 5 pm
Where: The Sound at Cypress Waters, 3111 Olympus Blvd, Coppell, TX 75019
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