Are you wondering what to do in Dallas this weekend? Instead of it being another weekend spent cozying up to your couch, check out these great, family-friendly things to do:
Dallas Arts District Summer Block Party
What do you do in Dallas when it’s sweltering hot? Well, everyone is welcome at this family-friendly and free general admission party in the Dallas Arts District. From 6 p.m. to midnight, you can visit food trucks offering sno-cones, BBQ, tacos, and more! In addition to offering a wide selection of tasty foods, there will also be performances, exhibitions and music. For example, Salim Nourallah & TheTreefort 5 will be performing their music. Then, there will be a screening of Moonrise Kingdom (PG-13). You can also take a badminton racket and challenge your friend on the Great Lawn, watch Asian performances with the Crow Collection of Asian Art. Plus, you can take tours and see highlights of the Dallas Museum of Art, Crow Collection of Asian Art and Nasher Sculpture Center, and more! The Dallas Arts District Summer Block Party is a bash for everyone with their kaleidoscope of offerings.
First Oak Cliff Jazz Fest & Arts and Crafts Fair
If you’re interested in Jazz music, head to the 5-acre campus of the Unitarian Universalist Church of Oak Cliff! Music will start blasting at noon with Shoot Low Sheriff, Miss Marcy & Her Texas Sugar Daddy’s, the Funky Knuckles, the Inner City All Stars, and more. Along with live music, there will also be a medley of crafts on display, including bat houses, soap and candles, jewelry, hair accessories, unique handmade fair-trade gifts and more for you to feast your eyes on. With this Dallas event, you will be immersed in music and crafts all evening long!
Follow this link for more information. Tickets are $20 for adults and $15 for children 12-18.
Midsummer Night’s Dream
Remember sitting in your high school class reading and analyzing Shakespeare? Come embrace the classic story everyone has read or heard about! Shakespeare’s famous play A Midsummer Night’s Dream is brought to life at Samuell Grand Park in a midsummer evening show every Tuesday, Saturday, and Sunday until July 20th. This is a wonderful way to relive your childhood or introduce Shakespeare to your young ones.
See the Shakespeare Dallas website for more information!
These three events in Dallas will liven up your weekend for sure! Let us know how you liked these events or about other activities you enjoyed this weekend!