Our list includes (clockwise from top left): riding a mechanical bull, having a frozen margarita, visiting the Audubon Center, sliding at NorthPark, watching balloons in Plano, and making a pilgrimage to Jimmy's.

The Things Every Dallasite Must Do

Do you have a right to call yourself a local? Check our list to find out.

Maybe you just moved here from Los Angeles. Maybe you’ve lived here all your life. Either way, you can’t call yourself a bona fide resident of this fair city until you’ve done each and every one of the following. Get to it.