Things to do in Dallas this weekend | Addison Oktoberfest

Things to do in Dallas this weekend | Addison Oktoberfest | Image credit: Visit Addison

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 September 16 to 18, 2022!

Our top picks on for Dallas events on a budget include Addison OktoberfestDallas Carnival Caribbean FestivalOak Cliff Chamber of Commerce presents Taste of Oak CliffCity of Carrollton presents World of Foodies, and lots more!

Top Pick – Fiestas Patrias at Traders Village Dallas

Aztec Dancers at Traders Village Fiestas Patrias

Traders Village celebrates Fiestas Patrias with its 2nd annual Kumbia Fest, Sunday, September 18th! Enjoy great, live music all day from these amazing bands: Proyecto Kumbia, Los Gran Reyes, Sol De La Cumbia, Mariachi Michoacan, and El Grito by the Mexican Consulate. Then, be mesmerized by the colorful performances of the Aztec dancers.

Get more details on Fiestas Patrias at Traders Village Dallas

Where: Prairie Playland at Traders Village, 2602 Mayfield Rd, Grand Prairie, TX 75052
When: Sunday, September 18 2022
How Much: Admission is FREE | Parking for only $5

Things to Do in Dallas this Weekend – Friday, September 16, 2022

Addison Oktoberfest

Things to do in Dallas this week | Addison Oktoberfest

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What: Recognized as one of the most authentic adaptations of this German celebration outside the country since 1987, the Addison Oktoberfest adds a purely Texan twist to the celebrations of German food, culture, music, and bier. Here, you can enjoy unique experiences like polka bands and other traditional entertainers, Dachshund Dash, and other interactive games and attractions for all ages.
When: September 15 – 18, 2022 | 6 pm
Where: Addison Circle Park, 4970 Addison Cir, Addison, TX 75001
How much: Free

Dallas Carnival Caribbean Festival

Things to do in Dallas this weekend | Dallas Caribbean Carnival Fest

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What: The Dallas Carnival Caribbean Festival is one of Dallas’ most colorful, energetic, and joyous festivals all throughout the year. Through a four-day display of festivities involving Caribbean arts, music, culture, history, and tradition, the event aims to promote, develop, and celebrate diversity and inclusion. It will be filled with colorful parades and performances, amazing food, and other forms of live entertainment for all ages to enjoy.
When: September 15 – 18, 2022 | 9 am
Where: Lynn Creek Park, Lynn Creek Pkwy, Grand Prairie, TX 75052
How much: $15 – $75

36th Annual GrapeFest – A Texas Wine Experience

Things to do in Dallas this weekend | GrapeFest

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What: GrapeFest is the biggest wine festival in the Southwest. It also holds the largest consumer-judged wine competition in the country. This event features the most exquisite Texas-grown wines as well as wines from California Sonoma Valley and the Italian Sicily region. You can enjoy signature events like People’s Choice Wine Tasting Classic, the Liberty Park Plaza Wine Experience, and Champagne Terrace, as well as winning winery tasting rooms on Grapevine’s Urban Wine Trail. The live performances will be headlined by Jack Ingram and Taylor Dayne. And there will also be a carnival and a midway for kids and families.
When: September 15 – 18, 2022 | 11 am
Where: Historic Downtown Grapevine, 530 S Main St, Grapevine, TX 76051
How much: $5 -$10 per day

WestEdge Design Fair

What: WestEdge Design Fair is coming to Dallas and will surely delight those who have a passion for design. The fair showcases the best in modern design and offers you the opportunity to shop for premium home furnishings both from well-known to up-and-coming brands. There will also be Panel discussions, culinary demonstrations, workshops, and parties all throughout the weekend to hopefully engage, entertain, and inspire.
When: September 16 – 18, 2022
Where: Dallas Market Hall, 2200 N Stemmons Fwy, Dallas, TX 75207
How much: $20 – $85

Michael Bublé in concert

What: Michael Buble is an absolute crooner. With his honey-smooth voice, he can easily make you fall for his charms. And now’s your chance to see him live in Dallas to promote his new album “Higher.” Grab your tickets and let yourself be serenaded by his amazing voice live.
When: September 16, 2022 | 8 pm
Where: American Airlines Center, 2500 Victory Ave, Dallas, TX 75219
How much: Starts at $51

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

Things to do in Dallas | Elite University Summer Camp Horseback Riding

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, September 17, 2022

Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden presents Autumn at the Arboretum

Autumn at the Arboretum

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What: Welcome fall with everything good about the season at the Dallas Arboretum! In its 17th year, the event will feature more than 100 000 pumpkins, gourds, and squash. And with the theme “A Fall Fairy Tale,” it will also showcase the return of Cinderella’s carriage as well as pumpkin-themed houses that will make up the Pumpkin village. Other displays will also showcase classic tales like The Three Little Pigs, Jack and the Beanstalk, and The Sword in the Stone.
When: September 17, 2022 – October 31, 2022| 9 am
Where: Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden, 8525 Garland Rd, Dallas, TX 75218
How much: $12 – $20

Oak Cliff Chamber of Commerce presents Taste of Oak Cliff

Taste of Oakcliff

Image credit: Carrollton, TX – City Government

What: Head to Oak Cliff this weekend hungry because you’ll need to make space for all the food that you’re going get there. From Oak Cliff’s finest restaurants to the newest shops and breweries, you can get a taste of them all. Be ready to indulge!
When: September 17 – 18, 2022 | 11 am
Where: Jim Lake Companies, 1350 Manufacturing St # 101, Dallas, TX 75207
How much: $13 – $20

City of Carrollton presents World of Foodies

What: Calling all foodies in the Dallas area! The World of Foodies in Carrollton is here! Sink your teeth and wet your palette with various tastes from cuisines from all over the world. And while you’re eating, enjoy various live music entertainment influenced by various genres from all over the world too. You can also enjoy authentic international refreshments, strike a pose at different photo ops, hold out a hand for a henna design, and try your hand at international games like Norwegian ladder ball, Italian bocce ball, or British croquet.
When: September 17, 2022 | 3 pm
Where: Historic Downtown Carrollton, 1100 S Elm St, Carrollton, TX 75006
How much: Free

TexasFest Dallas – Lewisville

What: Are you looking for a jam-packed fun weekend? Look no further than TexasFest Dallas. Come and enjoy major concerts, 150 artists and crafters, classic cars, frisbee dogs, cowboy shows, and dozens of Texas-themed attractions, games, and contests. If you’re looking for food, check out the Taste of Texas Food Garden, with delicious cuisine, and cold domestic and craft beers. And if you’re looking to shop, the huge community marketplace will surely give you something to take home. Get ready for an amazing day of fun!
When: September 17, 2022 | 10 am
Where: Music City Mall, 2401 S Stemmons Fwy, Lewisville, TX 75067
How much: Free

Top Pick – Enjoy 14 rides for just $13.99 at Prairie Playland, Traders Village

Things to do in Dallas this weekend | Children Theatre Activities at Klyde Warren Park

The family-friendly amusement Star Dancer combines a carousel with a gondola wheel. The carousel starts to rotate as it ascends the 80-foot tower, and it keeps rotating as it ascends the tower until it reaches the top. Passengers receive a clear, panoramic view of the market and the metroplex when at the top.

Get more details on Star Dancer and all the other rides at Prairie Playland

Where: Prairie Playland at Traders Village, 2602 Mayfield Rd, Grand Prairie, TX 75052
When: Summer Hours – Thursday, Friday (6 pm to 10 pm) and Saturday and Sunday (11 am to 8 pm)
How Much: All day pass allows you to ride any of the 14 rides for just $13.99

Things to Do in Dallas This Weekend – Sunday, September 18, 2022

Texas Ballet Theater presents Cirque du Ballet

What: Enjoy ballet like never before with cirque du ballet! See your favorite moments from some of the classic ballets like Swan Lake, Dracula, and Cinderella. And enjoy an amazing array of characters and fantastic choreography under the big top. Book your tickets now!
When: September 18, 2022 | 2 pm, 7 pm
Where: Margot and Winspear Opera House, 2403 Flora St, Dallas, TX 75201
How much: Starts at $20

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