Things to do in Dallas this weekend | McKinney Monster Dash

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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.

There are a number of fun things to do in Dallas this weekend of October 28 to October 30, 2022!

Our top picks on for Dallas events on a budget include McKinney Monster Dash 5k20th Annual Autumn DazeGrapevine Haunted Hunt, and lots more!

Things to Do in Dallas this Weekend – Friday, October 28, 2022

20th Annual Autumn Daze

Things to do this week in Dallas | Autumn Daze

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What: The Ennis Autumn Daze is back for its 20th year and it’s better than ever! The Fall Festival will take over the shopping and entertainment district of historic downtown Ennis and will be filled with all things fun and good about fall. Take the family out, have a date, or simply have some fun with friends here.
When: October 28 – 30, 2022 | 4 pm
Where: Ennis Railroad and Cultural Heritage Museum, 105 NE Main St, Ennis, TX 75119
How much: $5 – $10

Lizzo: The Special Tour

What: Lizzo is on a mission to spread self-love all over the world and so far, it’s working out fabulously! Now, she’s bringing her infectious energy to Dallas for The Special Tour. She’ll be rocking the stage with her downright earth-quaking voice, colorful persona, and undeniable star power. Get your tickets now and catch her live!
When: October 28, 2022 | 8 pm
Where: American Airlines Center, 2500 Victory Ave, Dallas, TX 75219
How much: Starts at $39.50

The Haunted Lights and Frights Tour by Dallas by Chocolate

What: Discover some of the most haunted places in Dallas where you can experience possible ghost sightings at cemeteries, hotels, and other eerie places, as well as sights and lights that may send shivers up their spines. The tour includes motorcoach transportation and beverages. You can also bring some candy for some trick-or-treating fun. And, of course, costumes are highly encouraged.
When: October 28, 2022 | 6:30 pm
Where: Dallas by Chocolate meeting place
How much: $35 – $39

Wild West Circus by the Lone Star Circus

Things to do in Dallas this weekend | Wild West Circus

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What: Feel thrill and adventure with the Lone Star Circus and their gravity-defying feats. Watch soaring acrobats, amazing aerialists, jaw-dropping contortionists, mesmerizing illusions, breathtaking dances, hilarious comedy, and moving music all under a brilliantly lit circus tent.
When: October 28, 2022 | 7 pm
Where: Frisco Fresh Market, 9215 John W. Elliott Dr, Frisco, TX 75034
How much: $18 – $40

Top Summer Camp Pick: Sports, STEM & Arts Camps in Dallas at Elite University

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Elite University Summer Camps is proud to serve the families of Richmond and Garland in Dallas, Texas. Elite University Summer Camps provides innovative summer camp programming with STEM Camps, Athletic Camps, Outdoor Camps, and Culinary and Mixed Media Arts. At Elite U there is something for everyone! Book your kids’ spot for Elite University Summer Camp in Dallas.

Also, check out our comprehensive list of the Best Summer Camps for 2022 in Dallas.

Things to Do in Dallas This Weekend – Saturday, October 29, 2022

McKinney Monster Dash 5k

McKinney Monster Dash

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What: Nothing makes a run so much more fun than costumes and fall/ Halloween themes spread all throughout. The race will be chip timed and will start and end in front of TUPs Brewery. Participants will receive a Monster Dash event t-shirt, a custom Monster Dash bib, and a spooktacular finishers medal. Aside from that, you can enjoy a costume contest, music, local vendors, a Spooktacular photo booth, lots of cold TUPPS beer, and food from a variety of vendors serving all fall favorites.
When: October 29, 2022 | 9 am
Where: TUPPS Brewery, 721 Anderson St, McKinney, TX 75069
How much: $30

Lowest Greenville Fall Festival 

What: Lower Greenville is ready for fall! Check out their annual Fall Festival and hang out with friends while enjoying what the local businesses in the area have to offer. There will be tons of food, drinks, and fun activities for everyone to do. For trick-or-treaters, watch out for the places with balloons out front. There will also be face painting so anyone can fully transform into their favorite characters.
When: October 29, 2022 | 11 am
Where: Greenville Avenue Pizza Company, 1923 Greenville Ave, Dallas, TX 75206
How much: Free

McKinney Spooktacular Brews and Boos Walk

What: Add a bit of spookiness to your beer-tasting journey with McKinney’s Spooktacular Brews and Boos Walk! Upon arrival, you’ll receive a signature Spooktacular cup and a map that will guide you through 20 tasty stops as you stroll through the streets of Downtown McKinney. Each shop will have beverage stations and will feature a variety of Texas craft brews and spirits. You can also visit an outdoor vendor market on the lawn in the middle of downtown at the McKinney Performing Arts Center.
When: October 29, 2022 | 11 am
Where: Historic Downtown McKinney, 111 N Tennessee St, McKinney, TX 75069
How much: $30

Castle Hills Fall Festival

What: Castle Hills is so ready for fall. This year’s festival will feature a pumpkin patch and decorating station that will benefit the Hebron High School Choir. Additionally, there will be a carnival ride, bounce house, obstacle course, and face painting. Two lucky guests will also e able to go home with $100 fall-themed gift baskets.
When: October 29, 2022 | 5 pm
Where: Castle Hills Village Shops and Plaza, 2540 King Arthur Blvd #206, Lewisville, TX 75056
How much: Free

Things to Do in Dallas This Weekend – Sunday, October 30, 2022

Ladders & Lagers by the Dallas Firefighter’s Museum

Ladders and Lagers Festival

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What: Join the Dallas Firefighters as they celebrate three major milestones this year including Dallas Firefighter’s Museum 50 years, Dallas EMS’ 50 years, and Dallas Firefighter’s 150 years. The festival will include craft beer from Community Beer, competitions, live music, vendors, and a kid’s area. Proceeds from the event will go to the Dallas Firefighter’s Museum’s capital improvements.
When: October 30, 2022 | 11 am
Where: Community Beer Co., 3110 Commonwealth Dr, Dallas, TX 75247
How much: $25 – $199

Grapevine Haunted Hunt

Things to do in Dallas this weekend | Grapevine Haunted Hunt

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What: Solve a puzzle and win awesome prizes the spooky way with the Grapevine Haunted Hunt! You’ll have to track down art, historic markers, and other surprises along Historic Old Town against other teams before the 90-minute time limit expires. After the puzzle-solving, there will be a post-hunt celebration at Hop & Sting Brewing Company. Costumes are highly encouraged.
When: October 30, 2022 | 10:30 am
Where: Downtown Grapevine, 530 S Main St, Grapevine, TX 76051
How much: $29.95

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