Things to do in Dallas this weekend of June 16

Things to do in Dallas this weekend of June 16 | Image credit: Dallas Arts District Facebook

Our top picks on for Things to do in Dallas this weekend of June 16 include Late Night: Pride Block Party, Juneteenth Fashion Show, Rad Dad Backyard Bash, 2023 Dallas Soul Flower Music Fest, 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 June 16, 2023 – Friday

School of Rock, The Musical

What: The classic and iconic Jack Black film is coming to the stage! This two-hour adaptation of the hit film is produced by Andrew Lloyd Webber. That means it will be nothing less than amazing.

Buy your tickets now and rock on!

When: Friday, June 16, 2023 | 8 pm to 11:59 pm | June 16 to June 25, 2023
Where:? Uptown Theater in Grand Prairie, 120 E Main St, Grand Prairie, TX 75050
How much: $15 – $50


Late Night: Pride Block Party

Late Night: Pride Block Party

Image credit: Dallas Arts District Facebook

What: A celebration fit for the kings, queens, and everyone in between this community. The Dallas Art District partnered with three museums (the Crow Museum of Asian Art of The University of Texas at Dallas, Dallas Museum of Art, and Nasher Sculpture Center) to bring you a massive Pride Party!

The night will be filled with artists, gourmet food, a community mural, family-friendly activities, and so much more! There will also be a variety of entertainment, from films to tours to concerts.

When: Friday, June 16, 2023 | 6 pm to Midnight
Where:? Dallas Art District, Dallas, TX 75201


Things to Do in Dallas on Saturday, June 17, 2023

Pride at the Echo

Things to do in Dallas this weekend

Image credit: The Echo Lounge & Music Hall Facebook

What: The celebrations don’t stop! Head over to The Echo Lounge & Music Hall to celebrate Pride with the community!

When: Saturday, June 17, 2023 | 7 pm
Where: The Echo Lounge & Music Hall, 1323 N Stemmons Fwy, Dallas, TX 75207
How much: Starts at $30


Father’s Day Special

What: Treat your dad to some delicious pizza and beer. As a gift, Parry’s is giving $3 or $4 discounted beers. If you’re over 21, this is a great way to spend time with your old man.

When: Saturday, June 17, 2023 and Sunday, June 18, 2023 | 10 am to 10 pm
Where: Parry’s Pizzeria and Taphouse, 5752 Grandscape Blvd #140, The Colony, TX 75056


2023 Dallas Soul Flower Music Fest

2023 Dallas Soul Flower Music Fest

Image credit: Soul Flower Music Fest Facebook

What: The Soul Flower Music Fest is coming to Dallas to give you an unforgettable experience. Fill your soul with music, specifically by national and local soul, R&B, Neo Soul, and hip-hop artists.
Aside from amazing music, have fun with games, contests, shopping spots, food, and just awesome vibes.

When: Saturday, June 17, 2023 | 2 pm to 9 pm
Where: Main Street Garden Park, 1902 Main St, Dallas, TX 75201
How much: 
$10


Princess Tea Party with Cinderella & Rapunzel

What: Take your child to this princess tea party and make their (and your) princess dream come true!

Have some yummy cupcakes and warm tea with Disney’s icons. Plus, participate in some crafts.

When: Saturday, June 17, 2023 | 12 pm
Where: Fort Worth Botanic Garden, 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd, Fort Worth, TX 76107
How much: $15 – $20


Things to Do in Dallas this Weekend of June 16, 2023 – Sunday

Father’s Day BBQ & Brews

Things to do in Dallas this weekend

Image credit: Pegasus City Brewery Facebook

What: Let Dad take his much-deserved break and take him to a nice and huge meal.

Come over to Pegasus City Brewery for some mouth-watering BBQs, exclusive brews, and incredible live music– all things your dad will surely love.

When: Sunday, June 18, 2023 | 1 pm to 6 pm
Where: Pegasus City Brewery Downtown, 1508 Commerce St, Dallas, TX 75201


Juneteenth Celebration

What: Celebrate freedom and remembrance at the Topo Chico Hard Seltzer Stage & Lawn at Grandscape. Bring everyone for an overall great time with food, shops, relaxing on the lawn, and great entertainment.

When: Sunday, June 18, 2023 | 6 pm to 9 pm
Where: Grandscape, 5752 Grandscape Blvd, The Colony, TX 75056
How much: 
Free


Juneteenth Fashion Show

Things to do in Dallas this weekend

Image credit: Visit Plano Facebook

What: Strut your way to the Lexus Box Garden at Legacy Hall to see stunning clothes made by amazingly talented people.

Legacy West takes pride in the historical, influential, and current contributions of the African-American community for this fashion show.

Award-winning fashion designer Venny Etienne from Project Runway Season 17 will be the nights emcee and radio personality Lady Jade.

This vibrant and colorful event celebrates and honors both local and national Black designers and creatives.

When: Sunday, June 18, 2023 | 6:30 pm
Where: Legacy Hall, 7800 Windrose Ave., Plano, TX 75024
How much:
$10 – $350


Rad Dad Backyard Bash

What: This Father’s Day Celebration is more exciting than most.

With your tickets, get three beer tokens, a juicy burger or brat from the grill, live music, and cool brewery giveaways.

Dress up in your best dad-fit and you just might win the Best Dad Costume Competitions. There will also be shirts screen printing onsite.

When: Sunday, June 18, 2023 | 3 pm
Where: Flying Saucer Draught Emporium, 4821 Bass Pro Dr, Garland, TX 75043
How much:
$30 – $45


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