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Things to Do in Dallas

Things To Do in Dallas This Weekend

How to enjoy local arts, culture, food, fitness, and more in Dallas.
By D Magazine |

Thursday, March 9 to Friday, March 10

Spring Break at Reunion Tower

When: Ranging from 2 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. daily.

Where: Reunion Tower | 300 Reunion Blvd. E

What: Reunion Tower is hosting an array of experiences for families with a twist: they are all 470 feet above Dallas. With a weeklong Spring Break on the Top event lineup, check out the Perot Museum Tech Truck on Thursday and the Wildlife on the Move live creature event and the Las Estrellas de Tejas Folklorico Dance Group on Friday. For more information, head here.

Thursday, March 9

Bobby Weir and the Wolf Bros

When: 7 p.m.

Where: Majestic Theatre | 1925 Elm St.

What: Deadheads, unite. One of the founding members of the Grateful Dead performs this weekend at the Majestic Theater. Formed in 2018, Weir’s post-Dead band will perform a mix of Dead classics and hits from Weir’s solo album. To get tickets, head to this link.

Friday, March 10 to Sunday, March 12

Kings of Soul

When: 7:30 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. showtimes

Where: Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center | 2301 Flora St. 

What: Spotlighting notable artists like Marvin Gaye, Otis Redding, and Smokey Robinson, conductor Jeff Tyzik presents the Kings of Soul. The show is honoring the “true Kings of classic soul” and highlighting hits like “Stand By Me,” “Soul Man,” and plenty more. Tickets are available here.

Friday, March 10

SZA S.O.S North American Tour

When: 8 p.m.

Where: American Airlines Center | 2500 Victory Ave.

What: The artist responsible for one of the year’s best releases will be stopping through Dallas on her S.O.S. North American tour. Known for top hits like “Kill Bill” and “Good Days,” SZA will take over the American Airlines center this weekend. Tickets are still available here. Omar Apollo opens.

Friday, March 10 to Sunday, March 19


When: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Where: Waxahachie Civic Center | 2000 Civic Center Lane, Waxahachie

What: Benefitting 13 Dallas-Fort Worth non-profit organizations, the annual Tulipalooza festival is opening early because the flowers bloomed early this year. Thousands of bulbs are imported from Holland for the event. You can enjoy the blooms on-site, take some home, and even grab a bite at a food truck. To learn more and get your tickets, visit this link.

Saturday, March 11

The Scott Joplin Chamber Orchestra of Houston Concert

When: 5 p.m.

Where: The Black Academy of Arts and Letters’ Bruton Theater | 1309 Canton St.

What: The African American Museum of Dallas is hosting the Scott Joplin Chamber Orchestra for their seventh performance in Dallas alongside the South Dallas Children’s Choir. The performance will honor the world-renowned and Grammy award-winning musical performer, producer, arranger, and composer Quincy Jones with a selection of ballads. To see the show, visit this link.

Saturday, March 11

St. Paddy’s Day Dash Down Greenville

When: 8 a.m.

Where: Energy Square | 4925 Greenville Ave.

What: Run before the revelry. Gear up for the St. Paddy’s Day Dash, a 5k run down Greenville Avenue celebrating St. Patrick’s Day. Both untimed and timed runs are available for registration and the Dallas St. Patrick’s Parade and Festival immediately follows the running events. The races will also include food, beer, prizes and more. To register, visit this link.

Saturday, March 11

Dallas Mavs St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival

When: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where: Parade begins at Blackwell St. 

What: Starting on Blackwell St. and ending on SMU Blvd., the Dallas Mavs St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival is one of the largest celebrations in the city. The all-day affairs offer a range of events for the family including a private tailgate, food trucks, and exhibitors. For more details, visit this link. Ride DART. More details here.

Sunday, March 12

Garden Brothers Nuclear Circus

When: Showtimes between 1:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

Where: Fair Park Lot 11 | 1965 Lagow St.

What: Considered the largest circus on earth, the Garden Brothers Nuclear Circus is making a stop in Dallas. With high-energy special effects, concert style lighting, a Human Cannonball, the Wheel of Death, motorcycles, a Human Slingshot, and plenty of comedy, the group has been entertaining families for over a century. To see the show, click here.

Sunday, March 12

Jay Shetty World Tour: Love Rules

When: 7:30 p.m.

Where: Winspear Opera House | 2403 Flora St.

What: Jay Shetty, a New York Times bestselling author, podcast host, and former monk, brings his Love Rules world tour to the Arts District. Jetty focuses on wellness and life coaching, which made his online content ripe for virality. The motivational performance has a goal: to find peace of mind and self purpose. To get tickets, visit this link.


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