Things to do in Dallas this weekend of June 2

Things to do in Dallas this weekend of June 2 | Image credit: Dallas Pride

Our top picks on for Things to do in Dallas this weekend of June 2 include Dallas Pride Festival, 80s Prom Night, Pride-A-Palooza, 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 2, 2023 – Friday

Gamer Rave (18+)

What: Enter the awesome world of video games at Gamer Rave! Dance the night away as the Dj plays a mix of EDM and, of course, iconic video game theme song remixes. It’s going to be electrifying.

To feel the vibes even more, come dressed as your favorite video game character.

When: Friday, June 2, 2023 | 8 pm
Where:? The Echo Lounge & Music Hall, 1323 N Stemmons Fwy, Dallas, TX 75207
How much: $15 – $25


Shrek Rave Presents: Swamp Gala (18+)

Things to do in Dallas this weekend

Image credit: The Factory in Deep Ellum Facebook

What: We all know and love the film starring the iconic big green ogre. So, why not theme a rave after it? Just come and have the time of your life!

 When: Friday, June 2, 2023 | 9 pm
Where:? The Factory in Deep Ellum, 2713 Canton St, Dallas, TX 75226
How much: $28


Super 70’s Dance Party

What: Step back into the grooviest time and boogie ’til you can’t feel your feet. Experience the 70s in this mind-blowing Dance Party featuring LEO J.

So get those bell bottoms of the closet, slip into some platform shoes, and have a blast at this disco night.

 When: Friday, June 2, 2023 | 9 pm
Where:? Dave & Buster’s, 9450 N Central Expy, Dallas, TX 75231
How much: Free


Things to Do in Dallas on Saturday, June 3, 2023

One Direction Dance Night

What: Calling all Directioners! We may still be hoping for a reunion but you can satisfy your 1D cravings at this dance night!

Sing, dance, and feel your heart break and jump with every One Direction song, like ‘What Makes You Beautiful’ and ‘Story of My Life.’

When: Saturday, June 3, 2023 | 8 pm
Where: Club Dada, 2720 Elm St, Dallas, TX 75226
How much: $15


Dallas Pride Festival

Dallas Pride Festival

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What: Kick off Pride Month with a fabulous bang! On it’s 40th year, the Dallas Pride Festival is here to bring you another weekend of amazing music, incredible performances, and a chance to just be yourself.

This family-friendly event will also feature over 200 vendors and a ton of activities everyone will love, like a Family Pride Zonem bounce houses, and face painting.

Come to the Centennial, Automobile Buildings, and Esplanade at Fair Park to celebrate the wonderful LGBTQ+ community.

To learn more about this event, you can check out their website for more details.

When: Saturday, June 3, 2023 | 11 am | June 3 to 4, 2023
Where: Fair Park, 3809 Grand Ave, Dallas, TX 75210
How much:
$10 for adults 20+; $5 for teens 13 – 19; Complimentary for 12 and under


Pride-A-Palooza

Pride-A-Palooza

Image credit: Disco, TX Facebook

What: The Bleach X DiscoTX pride party is back and bigger than ever!
This year, you’ll have two floors and three rooms to party all night in! Each area has a different vibe. So, pick your poison and celebrate Pride Month the way it’s supposed to be celebrated.

When: Saturday, June 3, 2023 | 8 pm to 2 pm
Where: Sons of Hermann Hall, 3414 Elm St, Dallas, TX 75226
How much:
$25 – $40


Drag King Pit Stop

Things to do in Dallas this weekend

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What: This Pride celebration looks a little different than the rest. It’s going to be raining men! Drag KINGS are here to give you a scorching performance. So, come by for a Pit Stop at Thunderbird Station.

When: Saturday, June 3, 2023 | 8 pm
Where: Thunderbird Station, 3400 Commerce St, Dallas, TX 75226
How much: 
Free

What: This is an epic redo on so many levels. Experience the totally tubular 80s with an 80s-themed prom! If you’ve been wanting to do that high school night all over again, now’s your chance.

Dress in your snazziest retro attire fit for prom. Don’t forget about the hair volume and teasing. Head over to the ?Topo Chico Hard Seltzer Stage & Lawn to dance to some of everyone’s favorite tunes of the decade. There will be a performance by After-Party and a live DJ.

And who knows, you might juts be crowned Prom Queen or King!

When: Saturday, June 3, 2023 | 7 pm to 10 pm
Where: Grandscape, 5752 Grandscape Blvd, The Colony, TX 75056
How much: $25


Things to Do in Dallas this Weekend of June 2, 2023 – Sunday

Wine and Cheese Pairing Class

Things to do in Dallas this weekend

Image credit: Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden

What: Elevate your tastes. There will be an organized spread of artisanal cheeses and wines, which you will learn to pair.

By the end of the class, you can wow your guests with your skills whenever they come over.

When: Sunday, June 4, 2023 | 1 pm to 3 pm
Where: Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden, 8525 Garland Rd, Dallas, TX 75218
How much: 
$79 for members; $89 for non-members


Family Fun| Hands-On Tiramisu

What: Cooking and food are some of the best ways to bond with your family.

Together, explore a new culinary experience and develop your skills in the kitchen by learning how to make classic Italian meals. This class will teach you how to make delicious Tiramisu.

When: Sunday, June 4, 2023 | 12 pm to 1:30 pm
Where: Eataly, 8687 N Central Expy Ste 2172, Dallas, TX 75225
How much: 
$55


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