Our top picks on for Things to do in Dallas this weekend of July 28 include Summer Gelato & Spritz Fest, HerStory: Barbie Party, Rodeo Rave Country Dance Party, Community Beer Summer Luau, 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 28, 2023 – Friday
What: Unbranded is back! Get ready for the return of Downtown Dallas’ incredible pop-up shop. Celebrate their comeback with a massive party. This time, they’re partnering with Sweet Tooth Hotel and Realstreetjams.
It’s going to be an unforgettable night of live music (thanks to DJ Sober), shopping, refreshing drinks, ice-cold Topo Chico, and dancing!
When: Friday, July 28, 2023 | 5 pm – 8 pm
Where: Unbranded, 1511 Main St, Dallas, TX 75201
Things to Do in Dallas on Saturday, July 29, 2023
What: Brunches won’t be boring with some drag queens around.
Eat in entertainment as Jenni P. and a few of her friends (Dia Monte, Barbie Davenport Dupree, Nayda Montana, and Kenya Blue) perform for you. Watch as they perform their hearts out. This ultimate drag brunch experience is what you need to spice up your week.
Watch as they serve looks, and you get served mimosas and a yummy meal.
When: Saturday, July 29, 2023 | 11 am
Where: Lava Cantina (The Colony), 5805 Grandscape Blvd, The Colony, TX 75056
How much: $20 – $30
What: The Smoke is celebrating the big 20 this year! It’s going to be a night of dancing to the best 60s Motown, Northern Soul, Garage, and Latin Boogaloo! That’s all thanks to special guest DJs from around town with their vinyl records.
And you’re in for a special treat! Minneapolis’ Queen of Soul will serenade you! Wanda Davis will bless your ears with soulful performances of lovely tunes, like “Where Did You Sleep Last Night?”
When: Saturday, July 29, 2023 | 9 pm – 11:59 pm | July 28 – 29, 2023
Where: Sons of Hermann Hall, 3414 Elm St, Dallas, TX 75226
How much: $10 – $26
What: Take this Saturday to unwind and experiment with paint in small form. You’ll use Arthur Dove’s work from the final years of his life. Adam Fung, Carter Community Artist will be your guide.
But before that, Spencer Wigmore, Carter curator, will lead a tour of Arthur Dove: Miniature Laboratories.
You don’t need any experience to join.
When: Saturday, July 29, 2023 | 1 pm – 4 pm
Where: Amon Carter Museum of American Art, 3501 Camp Bowie Blvd, Fort Worth, TX 76107
How much: $10 for non-members; Free for members
When: Saturday, July 29, 2023 | 9 pm
Where: Sundown at Granada, 3520 Greenville Ave, Dallas, TX 75206
How much: $18
What: To celebrate the summer, Community Beer Co. is hosting a luau-themed party! Feel the tropical vibes right here in Dallas, and be in your best tropical attire. Get luau-themed cocktails, a special themed menu, beer releases, and so much more!
When: Saturday, July 29, 2023 | 8:30 am
Where: Community Beer Co., 3110 Commonwealth Dr, Dallas, TX 75247
How much: Free
What: The highly awaited Summer Nights series is here! Pop by the Texas Ale Project for great food, drinks, and incredible live music.
Cane Rosso will show off their renowned outdoor pizza oven. They’ll be serving up an array of mouthwatering pies.
As you enjoy the yummy food and drinks, lose yourself in the enchanting melodies of original live music. Up the fun with friendly games of Cornhole, Ladder Ball, and Bucket Ball.
When: Saturday, July 29, 2023 | 4 pm
Where: Texas Ale Project, 1001 N Riverfront Blvd, Dallas, TX 75207
How much: Free
What: Even though it’s 115°, that’s not going to stop this Christmas in July celebration!
Pretend like it’s already the holiday season and participate in an ugly Christmas t-shirt contest, indulge in Sno-cones, and listen to live music.
Plus, be there for the Kerstfeest release of the Belgian Dubbel with plums. There’s also going to be a surprise Temptress infusion release (one keg only)!
When: Saturday, July 29, 2023 | 10 am
Where: Lakewood Brewing Company, 2302 Executive Dr, Garland, TX 75041
What: In honor of the fantastic Barbie movie coming out, HerStory is hosting an event with shippable exhibitions of woman-led brands from all over the world, featuring the Barbie-est looks!
Style Maven, a talented stylist, will also be there to help you create the perfect outfit. Cherry Nails will also be there to give you fun manicures. Mossy and Main will be the answer to your hair needs, giving fabulous blowouts! Shop the newest arrivals and sip on Soccoro Tequila Ranch Waters.
When: Saturday, July 29, 2023 | 12 pm – 6 pm
Where: Sundance Square, Fort Worth, TX 76102
Things to Do in Dallas this Weekend of July 28, 2023 – Sunday
What: There’s nothing better than a cold sweet treat and drink to ward off the summer heat.
Luckily, Eataly Dallas is hosting a Gelator and Spritz Fest! Explore 15 stations of frozen sweets spread all over the store. There’s going to be classic gelato, boost sorbetto, affogato, savory gelato, sweet focaccia with gelato, and so much more!
Plus, check out the three spritz stations and try out exclusive flavors you won’t normally find at Eataly Dallas.
When: Sunday, July 30, 2023 | 3 pm – 6 pm
Where: Eataly, 8687 N Central Expy Ste 2172, Dallas, TX 75225
How much: Free admission; $3 per ticket for tasting at stations
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