BEST of Downtown
Downtown Dallas offers something for everyone, whether you are a Metroplex family looking for fun or an international firm seeking office space. Celebrate every day of the New Year with the Best of Downtown! It’s all right here, and you’re invited to come on DOWNTOWN.
BEST PLACE TO GET CARDED
J. ERIK J0NSS0N CENTRAL LIBRARY-books, research facilities, exhibits, concerts, classes, a renowned Children’s Center plus a bookstore.
BEST WAY TO SPEND YOUR AFTERNOON
AFTERNOON TEA AT THE HOTEL ADOLPHUS-a civilized repast served in the sumptuous Lobby Living Room.
MOST UNFORGETTABLE EXHIBITION
THE SIXTH FLOOR MUSEUM-a moving examination of the life, death and legacy of President John F. Kennedy.
BEST PUCE TO LIVE
ANYWHERE IN DOWNTOWN!-Five developments are available now with three opening this year, including the landmark Wilson Building.
BEST PLACE TO GET FRESH
DALLAS FARMERS MARKET-seasonal bounty and the Spring & Fall Chef’s Cooking Class Series featuring Dallas’ top chefs.
HUTS MARK DALLAS-the Southland Center reborn as Texas’ largest hotel with 1.844 rooms.
BEST PAINT JOBS
“MASS TRANSIT” AND “THE STORM”- 12-story murals adorning parking garages on Pacific and San Jacinto.
BEST PLACE FOR OVERALL FUN
WEST END MARKET PLACE-shopping, dining, dancing, movies and games all in one building.
BEST TIME FOR DANCE
LABOR MY WEEKEND-at the free dance festival produced by Arts District Friends.
BE8T “MUSE-1CAL” VENUE
THE MEYERSON SYMPHONY CENTER-the magnificent home of the acclaimed Dallas Symphony Orchestra.
BEST PLACE TO STEER VISITORS
PIONEER PLAZA-larger-than-life bronze sculptures, native plants and a tumbling waterfall recreate Texas’ famous cattle drives.
BEST PUCE TO SHOP UNTIL YOU DROP
NEIMAN MARCUS-the legendary retailer for the finest in fashion and gifts.
BEST URBAN ANIMAL ADVENTURE
DALLAS WORLD AQUARIUM-a tropical paradise of fish, reptiles, birds and mammals.
BEST PLACE TO BE THURSDAY NIGHTS
DALLAS MUSEUM OF ART-an artful open house with free concerts, art discussions and admission to all exhibits.
BEST WAY 10 GET AROUND
DART-the light rail system has six Downtown stations and the charming trolley-buses loop around Downtown.
BEST PLACE FOR COOL EXERCISE
AMERICAS ICE GARDEN-ice skating lessons and sessions at the Plaza of the Americas.
DALLAS AMBASSADORS-dressed in red and blue, this safely and hospitality ream serves as extra eyes and ears for the Dallas Police Department.
BEST of Downtown