Taste of Dallas will take over Fair Park this Saturday and Sunday with more than 200 vendors. Photo by Bret Redman.

Food & Drink

Bits & Bites: Things to Do and Chew in Dallas This Weekend

Rosé all day down Henderson, get a taste of Dallas, or sip cocktails by the pool at W Dallas.

Embrace your inner foodie this weekend and enjoy the best of Dallas.

Thursday, June 8

Paint Party at the Texas Ale Project

Channel your inner Picasso, and head to the Texas Ale Project’s Paint Party tonight. From 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., the brewery will be teaching people how to paint. Buy your $26 ticket here.

Friday, June 9

The Foodie Experience “Best Bites of Big D”

A precursor to the weekend’s Taste of Dallas, The Foodie Experience will highlight the best food and drink Dallas restaurants, gourmet brands, and artisans have to offer. Participate in hands-on demonstrations or just wander the booths at Gilley’s Dallas from 7:30-9:30 p.m. Leave the kids at home; this event is 21 and up only. Make sure you buy your tickets ahead of time. General Admission is $55, while VIP, which gets you in 30 minutes earlier, is $80. Both tickets will grant you unlimited access to sampling. Sign up here.

Roxor Gin Artisan Dinner presented by Texas Spice

Spice up your dinner with the tastes of summer. The chefs of Texas Spice at the Omni Hotel and ROXOR Artisan Gin have partnered to pair up the ultimate summer meal. Call 214-979-4529 for reservations.

Saturday, June 10

Rosé Wine Walk on Henderson Avenue

Celebrate National Rosé Day with this steady crawl down Henderson Avenue. Check in at noon at The Eberhard for the six-hour adventure. Wine glasses are sold out, but the $15 ticket gets you a free glass of rosé, photo ops, and drink specials so you can truly rosé all day. Sign up here.

The Art of Cooking

Watch your children’s love for cooking spark as they learn how to sauté and sear this summer with SPARK’s cooking series. Saturday is the first of four classes throughout June and July. The classes aim to teach kids how to cook as well as instill leadership skills and confidence. The price for the entire series is $190. Check out this link for more information about the program, minimum age requirement, and how to sign up.

Sunday, June 11

Summer Sundaze

Live the Hollywood lifestyle at Summer Sundaze on the WET deck at the W Dallas. Hang out by the pool on the 16th floor and enjoy the bistro and cocktails every Sunday from noon to 6 p.m. A general admission ticket is $20, or you can pay for a $250 bottle of your choice and get a table and entry for five. Appropriate attire is required. Click here for more information about what to wear and to purchase your tickets.

Saturday and Sunday, June 10 – 11

Taste of Dallas

Fill your stomach and weekend at the Taste of Dallas festival at Fair Park this from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. There will be more than 200 vendors, a massive Family Fun Zone, tons of activities, exhibitions and more. Tickets for each day begin at $15 and offer admission into the event, but be sure to scan through all ticket options for deals on different demonstrations and classes. Kids under 10 get in for free. Buy your tickets for Saturday here and Sunday here.

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