Things to do in Dallas this weekend of June 23

Things to do in Dallas this weekend of June 23 | Image credit: Water Lantern Festival Facebook

Our top picks on for Things to do in Dallas this weekend of June 23 include Water Lantern Festival, Pride Celebration, Oak Cliff Film Festival, Summer Gelato & Spritz 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 23, 2023 – Friday

Oak Cliff Film Festival

Oak Cliff Film Festival

Image credit: Oak Cliff Film Festival Facebook

What: Discover and watch indie and archival movies at the Oak Cliff Film Festival. Not only that,  but it will feature theatre and art venues, restaurants, bars, and small businesses.

To learn more about this event, check out their website.

When: Friday, June 23, 2023 | 10 am | June 22 to June 25, 2023
Where:? Various locations in Oak Cliff, Dallas, Texas
How much: $15 – $50


Cocktail Camp – Pride Edition

What: Celebrate Pride Month with friends, family, and drinks! Join in the Italian tradition of aperitivo or sharing cocktails and bites with friends.

Learn how to prepare the limited-edition Pride Month cocktail, along with some other iconic Italian cocktails.

This class will teach you the basics of cocktail making, what ingredients and tools you’ll need, and the best ice, glassware, and garnishes.

When: Friday, June 23, 2023 | 4 pm to 5 pm
Where:? Eataly, 8687 N Central Expy Ste 2172, Dallas, TX 75225
How much: $55


Things to Do in Dallas on Saturday, June 24, 2023

Trinity the Tuck with Naysha Lopez Cantina Dolls Drag Brunch Experience

What: Trinity Taylor, a.k.a. Trinity the Tuck, is bringing fabulousness and fierceness to Lava Cantina! This iconic drag queen and RuPaul’s Drag Race winner is bringing a friend, Naysha Lopez, another RuPaul’s Drag Race contestant and reality star.

They’re coming to San Antonio to spice up your brunch. Enjoy items from the brunch menu while being entertained by literal world-class queens.

When: Saturday, June 24, 2023 | 12 pm – 2 pm
Where: Lava Cantina, 5805 Grandscape Blvd, The Colony, TX 75056
How much: $10 – $45


Water Lantern Festival

Water Lantern Festival

Image credit: Water Lantern Festival Facebook

What: At last you’ll see the light. Head over to the Panther Island Pavillion with some friends or the whole family to watch this stunning display of lanterns and lights float across the waters.

You can also join in and write your wishes, hopes, and pains, and other things on your lantern and let it them go..

When: Saturday, June 24, 2023 | 6 pm to 10 pm
Where: Panther Island Pavillion, 395 Purcey St, Fort Worth, TX 76102
How much: 
$25.99 – $55.99


Pride Celebration

Things to do in Dallas this weekend

Image credit: Resource Center Facebook

What: It’s a double celebration! Celebrate Pride and Resource Center’s 40th anniversary with a big party with the community.
There will be games and interactive games every one of all ages can participate in and love. Plus, food trucks and performances will fill the space!

When: Saturday, June 24, 2023 | 1 pm to 9 pm
Where: Resource Center, 5750 Cedar Springs Rd, Dallas, TX 75235
How much: 
$10


June False Idol Market

Things to do in Dallas this weekend

Image credit: False Idol Brewing Facebook

What: It’s time for False Idol Brewing’s monthly market. Come by to shop, support small and local businesses, and enjoy a few local draft beers.

When: Saturday, June 24, 2023 | 2 pm
Where: False Idol Brewing, 7924 Maplewood Ave, North Richland Hills, TX 76180
How much: No cover


Ladies Night! Party Night!

What: Leave all your problems at home and grab your girl friends for an epic Ladies Night at Silver Saloon!

When: Saturday, June 24, 2023 | 8 pm
Where: Silver Saloon, 1708 TX-34, Terrell, TX 75160
How much: $10 – $20


Things to Do in Dallas this Weekend of June 23, 2023 – Sunday

Pride Drag Show

What: Cap the week off with an epic drag show! Watch Queen Kiana Lee and her family will come to Vector Brewing to give you an evening of fun and stunning performances.

When: Sunday, June 25, 2023 | 8 pm to 11 pm
Where: Vector Brewing, 9850 Walnut Hill Ln #405, Dallas, TX 75238
How much: 
Starts at $40


Telling Stories Through Dance

What: Jennifer Mabus will you in a pay-what-you-can dance class that uses movements, exercises, and improvisation to deepen your personal expression.

Jennifer’s hope? To develop a greater understanding of our community through kinetically telling our stories and by physically listening to others.

This class is open to all levels and movement abilities.

When: Sunday, June 25, 2023 | 3 pm
Where: Arts Mission Oak Cliff, 410 S Windomere Ave, Dallas, TX 75208
How much: 
$5 – $20 (Pay what you can)


Summer Gelato & Spritz Fest

Things to do in Dallas this weekend

Image credit: Eataly Dallas Facebook

What: Beat the summer heat with gelato and spritzes. Go around and explore all 15 stations spread across the store. Each one is filled with tasty, frozen treats like classic gelato, boozy sorbetto, affogato, and a lot more. Plus, there will be three spritz stations with exclusive flavors not normally found at Eataly Dallas.

When: Sunday, June 25, 2023 | 3 pm to 6 pm
Where: Eataly, 8687 N Central Expy Ste 2172, Dallas, TX 75225
How much: 
$3


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