Things to do in Dallas this weekend of July 21

Things to do in Dallas this weekend of July 21 | Image credit: Galleria Dallas

Our top picks on for Things to do in Dallas this weekend of July 21 include Barbie Skate Night, Christmas in July, Dallas Zoo Animal Adventures, Dreamland Dollhouse Party, 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 July 21, 2023 – Friday

Viva Columbia Dance Night (18+)

What: Honor the musical influences from “the land of a thousand rhythms” with a massive party.

The talented Erick Jaimez and DJ Daniel Ontibon will keep the music blasting all night with salsa romántica, cumbia, modern reggaeton, and everything in between.

When: Friday, July 21, 2023
Where: Club Dada, 2720 Elm St, Dallas, TX 75226
Where: $15


Dallas Zoo Animal Adventures

Things to Do in Dallas this Weekend of July 21 | Dallas Zoo Animal Adventures

Things to Do in Dallas this Weekend of July 21 | Image credit: Reunion Tower

What: The Dallas Zoo is coming back to the GeO-Deck this summer!

Grab the kids and learn about a variety of animals together! From mammals to burd to reptiles, you’ll get up close and personal with them.

When: Friday, July 21, 2023 | 1 pm
Where: Reunion Tower, 300 Reunion Blvd E, Dallas, TX 75207
How much: Included with general admission ticket


Whine Up Yuh Body: Afrobeat & Dancehall Vibes

What: Head over to the Limbo Room at Ruins for a night of Afro-Caribbean music. Move and dance all night!

When: Friday, July 21, 2023 | 10:30 pm
Where: Ruins, 2653 Commerce St, Dallas, TX 75226
How much: Free – $10


Dreamland Dollhouse Party

Things to do in Dallas this weekend

Things to Do in Dallas this Weekend of July 21 | Image credit: Sweet Tooth Hotel

What: Live that pretty doll life (even if it’s just for a few hours) at the Sweet Tooth Hotel. Party like Barbie and step into a colorful world with glittering decorations, Barbiecore, and a vibe that will make your inner child extremely happy.

When: Friday, July 21, 2023 | 8 am – 11 am
Where: Sweet Tooth Hotel, 1511 Elm St #100, Dallas, TX 75201
How much: Free – $10


Things to Do in Dallas on Saturday, July 22, 2023

Happiest Hour Hoedown Brunch

Happiest Hour Hoedown Brunch

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What: Have a boot-stompin’ Hoedown Brunch at Happiest Hour! Indulge in mouthwatering brunch specials and great country music.

When: Saturday, July 22, 2023, 12 pm – 4 pm | Every Saturday
Where: Happiest Hour, 2616 Olive St, Dallas, TX 75201


Barbie Barbiecore Dress-Up Costume Screening

What: Barbies and Kens! Get the best Barbie-watching experience at the Alamo Drafthouse. Dress up in your Barbie-est and Ken-est outfits to celebrate the hottest movie of this summer. You just might win the costume contest!

When: Saturday, July 22, 2023 | 9 pm -11 pm
Where: Alamo Drafthouse (Cedars).1005 Botham Jean Blvd, Dallas, TX 75215
How much: $14.50


Doggie Adoption with Cody’s Friends Rescue

What: Visit The HUB and you might just give a sweet pup a fur-ever home. In collaboration with Cody’s Friends Rescue, they’re holding a doggie adoption day.

You can just show up and give the doggies some love or you may find out to take home and love forever.

When: Saturday, July 22, 2023 | 1 pm
Where: The HUB, 1289 Johnson Rd, Allen, TX 75013


Christmas in July

What: ‘Tis the season to be jolly! You don’t have to wait for another five months to get into the holiday cheer. Just head over to Sammons Park for a Christmas celebration in July. There are going to be two movie screenings (The Muppet Christmas Carol and National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation), holiday-themed drinks from G.Texas, and photo ops with Santa!

When: Saturday, July 22, 2023 | 7 pm
Where: Sammons Park, Historic District, 2403 Flora St, Dallas, TX 75021
How much: 
Free


Barbie Skate Night

Things to do in Dallas this weekend

Image credit: Galleria Dallas

What: It’s a very Barbie weekend! Skate and glide your way around the Galleria’s ice rink while music from a playlist Barbie would absolutely love. Grab your sisters and girl-friends because this is the perfect girls’ night out.

When: Saturday, July 22, 2023 | 6 pm – 8 pm
Where: Galleria Dallas, 13350 Dallas Pkwy, Dallas, TX 75240
How much: $12; $5 skate rental


Things to Do in Dallas this Weekend of July 21, 2023 – Sunday

DJ Dance Party

Things to do in Dallas this weekend

Image credit: The HUB Facebook

What: Pop by The HUB with your loved ones for a blast! Dance the day away with a family-friendly dance party and party with a live DJ!

When: Sunday, July 23, 2023 | 6 pm to 9 pm
Where: The HUB, 1289 Johnson Rd, Allen, TX 75013
How much: 
Starts at $40


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