10 Things to do in Dallas this weekend of December 29 include Nochebuena, NYE Live! New Year's Eve DFW & More!

10 Things to do in Dallas this weekend of December 29 include Nochebuena, NYE Live! New Year’s Eve DFW & More!

Our top picks for things to do in Dallas this weekend of December 29 include the Nochebuena, NYE Live! New Year’s Eve DFW, New Year’s Eve Eve DJ Set, Friday Night Rooftop Remix, and more!

There’s always a lot to do in Dallas, especially on the weekends. 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’ family events 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 December 29, 2023 – Friday

The Market Happy Hours at the Dallas Farmers Market

What: The Dallas Farmers Market is going to be extra fun this weekend! Enjoy happy hour as you explore and support small businesses.

Who can you expect to be there? Taqueria La Ventana, El Mero Mero, Ginzaro Sushi, Juicebabe, Nammi, Rex’s Seafood & Market, Scardello Artisan Cheese, and The 2nd Tap.

When: Friday, December 29, 2023 | 3 pm – 6 pm
Where:
Dallas Farmers Market, 920 S Harwood St, Dallas, TX 75201


Nochebuena

Things to do in Dallas this weekend

Image credit: Charles W. Eisemann Center for Performing Arts Facebook

What: Experience a Mexican New Year’s celebration at the Hill Performance Hall. It’s going to be a blend of indigenous culture, Spanish heritage, and many other influences.

After eating amazingly delicious food (like tamales and mole) and drinking ponche, enjoy a vibrant night of lots of lively music!

The Ballet Folklorico de Los Angeles and Mariachi Garibaldi de Jaime Cuellar will also be delighting you with stellar performances.

Secure your tickets now and join in on the vibrant celebrations as you welcome the new year.

When: Friday, December 29, 2023 | 8 pm
Where: Eismann Center, 2351 Performance Dr, Richardson, TX 75082
How much: Starts at $32


A Christmas Carol

What: Still not over Christmas? Get your tickets now and watch A Christmas Carol, arguably the best Christmas story.

Follow Ebenezer Scrooge as three spirits visit him and he discovers the true meaning of Christmas. Full of joyful songs, holiday cheer, and a heartwarming story, A Christmas Carol is sure to fill you with the Christmas spirit

When: Friday, December 29, 2023 | 2 pm & 8 pm
Where: Dee & Charles Wyly Theater, 2400 Flora St, Dallas, TX 75201
How much: Starts $38.25


Heartbyrne’s 80s Prom – Talking Heads Tribute

What: Whether you want to go back to your golden years or experience the 80s for the first time, you’ll have a blast here.

Heartbyrne will be playing the best of the best Talking Heads. So, dress up in tubular attire (if you wish to do so), grab your friends, and enjoy a night of nostalgic tunes.

When: Friday, December 29, 2023 | 7 pm
Where: Granada Theater, 3524 Greenville Ave, Dallas, TX 75206
How much: Starts at $20


Friday Night Rooftop Remix

Things to do in Dallas this weekend

Image credit: Happiest Hour Facebook

What: Kick off the New Year’s weekend with stunning views of the city, warm weather, crisp cocktails, and great music.

So, grab your squad and head over to Happiest Hour for their Friday Night Rooftop Remix and have an amazing night. 

When: Saturday, December 29, 2023 | 10 pm – 11:30 pm
Where: Happiest Hour, 2616 Olive St, Dallas, TX 75201


Things to Do in Dallas on Saturday, December 30, 2023

Shen Yun

Fill your night with the art of dance and music at Shen Yun. You’re in for an amazing show that blends the fantastic world of fairy tales with Asian culture. You’ll hear classic stories of love and loss, humor and heroic deeds as they come to life.

When: Saturday, December 30, 2023 | 2 pm | Until January 7, 2024
Where: Winspear Opera House, 2403 Flora St, Dallas, TX 75201
How much: 
Starts at $80


New Year’s Eve Eve DJ Set

New Year's Eve Eve DJ Set

Image credit: Sundown at Granada Facebook

What: Start your New Year’s celebration early!

Head over to Sundown at Granada for a weekend-long party. Dance to some electrifying beats from DJs and welcome 2024 in style.

When: Saturday, December 30, 2023 | 9:30 pm
Where: Sundown at Granada, 3520 Greenville Ave, Dallas, TX 75206
How much: $15


Things to Do in Dallas this Weekend of December 29, 2023 – Sunday

Dallas Stars vs. Chicago Blackhawks

What: Watch the last NHL game of the year in Dallas and end 2023 with a victory! Show up for your team and cheer them to an epic win!

When: Sunday, December 31, 2023 | 7 pm
Where:
Amerian Airlines Center, 2500 Victory Ave, Dallas, TX 75219
How much: 
Starts at $75


NYE Live! New Year’s Eve DFW

NYE Live! New Year's Eve DFW

Image credit: Texas Live Facebook

What: There’s no better place to ring in the new year than at the biggest NYE celebration in DFW!

Live entertainment, delectable food, and tasty beverages are what’s going to fill your night. Plus, there’s going to be a ton of Instagrammable installations you can snap photos at. Start 2024 with some epic photos.

More than that, you’ll live the NYE-themed party favors, champagne toast, and the iconic countdown to midnight with a “Times Square” Ball Drop.

When: Sunday, December 31, 2023 | 8 pm
Where:
Texas Live, 1650 E Randol Mill Rd, Arlington, TX 76011
How much: 
Starts at $275


NYElectric W Dallas Rooftop New Year’s Eve Party

What: A gorgeous view of the city, premium drinks, and thrilling music? What more could you need to ring in the new year?

Get your tickets now and party all night at the W Hotel’s rooftop Altitude!

When: Sunday, December 31, 2023 | 9 pm
Where:
W Hotel Dallas, 2440 Victory Park Ln, Dallas, TX 75219
How much: 
Starts at $275


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