Things to do in Dallas this weekend

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Our top picks on for Things to do in Dallas this weekend of December 9 include Holiday In The Garden, Club 90s Presents: Midnights Taylor Party, Head Over Heels: A New Musical, Photo Walk: Vitruvian Park, and lots more!

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 December 9, 2022 – Friday

Club 90s Presents: Midnights Taylor Party

What: Calling all Swifties! Buy your tickets now and party to Taylor Swift’s latest album.

Club 90s is here to keep you dancing, singing, and, feeling all your feelings all night with Midnights. Listen to hits like Bejeweled, Anti-Hero, and Karma. Also look out for some underrated gems like Lavander Haze, Labyrinth, and Glitch.

When: December 9, 2022 | 9 pm
Where: House of Blues, 2200 N Lamar St, Dallas, TX 75202
How much: $15 – $20

Ornament Decorating

Things to do in Dallas this weekend

Image credit: The Village Dallas

What: If you’re up for something more low-key, then head to Canopy Park at The Village to decorate some ornaments

Make your tree extra special when you put something homemade on it.

When: December 9, 2022 | 6 pm to 8 pm
Where: Canopy Park, The Village Dallas, 5605 Village Glen Dr, Dallas, TX 75206

Head Over Heels: A New Musical

What: Catch this masterpiece of a musical that tells the story of love in all its infinite varieties.

Set to the music of the iconic 80s band, The Go-Go’s, Head Over Heels tells the story of a royal family that goes on an epic adventure to save the kingdom and find love and peace along the way.

It’s sexy and hilarious! You’ll find yourself singing, laughing, and maybe tearing up throughout the show.

When: December 9 – 18, 2022 | 2 pm or 8 pm
Where: Kalita Humphreys Theater, 3636 Turtle Creek Blvd, Dallas, TX 75204
How much: $35 to $65

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Elite University Summer Camps is proud to serve the families of Richmond and Garland in Dallas, Texas. Elite University Summer Camps provides innovative summer camp programming with STEM Camps, Athletic Camps, Outdoor Camps, and Culinary and Mixed Media Arts. At Elite U there is something for everyone! Book your kids’ spot for Elite University Summer Camp in Dallas.

Also, check out our comprehensive list of the Best Summer Camps for 2022 in Dallas.

Things to Do in Dallas on Saturday, December 10, 2022

DBDT: Espresso Nutcracker

Things to do in Dallas this weekend

Image credit: Dallas Black Dance Academy Facebook

What: It’s The Nutcracker like you’ve never seen before. It’s the only Nutcracker in DFW of color experience and features a youth cast!

Bring your whole family, from grandparents to grandkids, and let the magic on stage whisk you away. Watch ballet students gracefully glide and twirl as they take you on a wondrous holiday journey.

When: December 10, 2022 | 7 pm
Where: Majestic Theatre, 1925 Elm St, Dallas, TX 75201
How much: Starts at $55

Ugly Sweater Party

What: Put on your ugliest Christmas sweater and join in on the fun!

There are going to be Minute To Win It-type games and, of course, an Ugly Sweater contest. So, you better bring your A-game if you want to want to win some awesome prizes.

When: December 10, 2022 | 6 pm
Where: Tupps Brewery, 721 Anderson St, McKinney, TX 75069

Holiday In The Garden 

Things to do in Dallas this weekend

Image credit: Fort Worth Botanic Garden

What: It’s the 5th annual Holiday in the Garden, and it’s better than ever!

The Wandering Roots Markets will host a holiday Sip & Shop with over 50 local vendors. If you get hungry, there will be food trucks all over.

There’s going to be so much to do around here! Like, see Santa and his elves. So, bring your kids.

When: December 10, 2022 | 9 am to 3 pm
Where: Fort Worth Botanic Garden, 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd, Fort Worth, TX 76107
How much: Free

Photo Walk: Vitruvian Park

Things to do in Dallas this weekend

Image credit: Vitruvian Park Facebook

What: Are you interested in photography and want to learn how to capture pretty lights? Well, you’re going to want to join this photo walk.

As you casually stroll through Vitruvian Park with the Holiday Lights on, a Dallas Center for Photography (DCP) instructor will guide and teach you how to work your camera.

This two-hour photo walk includes being led by the instructor as well as independently exploring the dazzling lights. And any camera will do! Whether it’s a DSLR or a smartphone, you can use anything to take photos.

Then, a few days later, there will be an online review where the instructor will provide feedback and insight into everyone’s photography.

When: December 10, 2022 | 6 pm to 8 pm
Where: Vitruvian Park, 3875 Ponte Ave, Addison, TX 75001
How much:  $35

Things to Do in Dallas this Weekend of December 9 – Sunday

A Merry-Achi Christmas

A Merry-Achi Christmas

Image credit: Mariachi Sol de Mexico de Jose Hernandez Facebook

What: You’re in for a unique holiday experience led by the Mariachi Sol de Mexico de Jose Hernandez.

Listen and enjoy as they play American and Mexican holiday classics and seasonal songs.

When: December 11, 2022 | 7 pm
Where: Majestic Theatre, 1925 Elm St, Dallas, TX 75201
How much: $22 to $47

The Boho Market

What: The largest open-air makers market in Texas, The Boho Market brings you local, handcrafted, vintage, and fun items to you!

Drop by and maybe get some holiday shopping done here. If not, you might just buy something (or some things) for yourself. Treat yourself.

When: December 11, 2022 | 10 am to 3 pm
Where: Klyde Warren Park, 2012 Woodall Rodgers Fwy, Dallas, TX 75201

Lola’s Local Holiday Farmers Market + Food Drive

What: It’s the season of giving. And you can do your part by giving some food to those in need.

But since it’s Lola’s that can’t just be it. When you drop off your donated items, you can walk around and see so much to do! From eating at food trucks to checking out some artisan vendors to listening to live music, there’s something for everyone at Lola’s

When: December 11, 2022 | 11 am to 4 pm
Where: Lola’s Fort Worth, 2000 W Berry St, Fort Worth, TX 76110
How much: Free

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