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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.
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Thursday, November 17

Holiday at the Arboretum

When: 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Where: Dallas Arboretum, 8525 Garland Rd.

What: Holiday at the Arboretum marks another year of the Christmas Village, the 12 Days of Christmas, and a musical tree. For more information, click here.

Deep Ellum Wine Walk

When: 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Where: 2650 Main St.

What: Local businesses in Deep Ellum are holding a neighborhood-wide celebration to kick off the fall season with in-store events and exclusive promotions at your favorite hot spots. For tickets and more information, click here

Friday, November 18

Cowboys Christmas Extravaganza

When: 5 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Every Friday and Saturday until Dec. 17

Where: The Star in Frisco

What: The Dallas Cowboys are hosting the sixth annual Cowboys Christmas Extravaganza featuring a 20-minute show that kicks off with the lighting of the 67-foot Christmas tree. Expect  guest appearances from select Cowboys players. For more information, click here.

November Trade Days

When: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday; Sunday, 9 a.m. 4 p.m.

Where: Southfork Ranch, 3700 Hogge Dr. Parker

What: Over 300 local artisans will sell hand-crafted items, jewelry, candles, and more at the ranch that made Dallas. For more information, click here.

Holiday Movies

When: 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

Where: The Village at Allen, 190 E Stacy Rd., Allen

What: Enjoy holiday-themed movies with family and friends for the last time this season. Friday’s showing is Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause. For more information, click here.

Saturday, November 19

Addison After Dark: Holiday Cheer

When: 7 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Where: Addison Circle Park, 4970 Addison Circle

What: Kick off your holiday celebration with complimentary wine while you do some of your holiday shopping. For more information, click here.

Our Village Glows

When: 5:30 p.m.

Where: The Shops at Highland Village, 1701 Shoal Creek, Highland Village

What: Come out and enjoy the annual community event, which begins with lighting the 60-foot Christmas tree and ends with a light show known as the “Let it Glow! Holiday Light Show Spectacular.” The event also includes entertainment, horse-drawn carriage rides, face painting, cookie decorating, ornament making, and Santa. For more information, click here.

Sunday, November 20

Lights at Legacy

When: 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Where: The Shops at Legacy

What: Mark your Christmas calendars, for a family fun night with cameos from Santa Clause and Mrs. Clause, Christmas light shows, complimentary food and drink samples, and more. For more information, click here.

Art Battle Dallas

When: 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. 

Where: Deep Ellum Art Co., 3200 Commerce St.

What: Painters create the best work they can in 20 minutes while patrons walk around and watch. Once finished, attendees get to vote on the best painting and bid in a silent auction to take the work home. For more information, click here.

BeatStreet Poetry Live

When: 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Where: The Free Man Cajun Cafe & Lounge, 209 Henry St.

What: Poetry, music, and an open mic night. You will get a taste of various artists, as they share their work. For more information, click here.

Recurring Things To Do

Starting now, Addison’s Ida Claire is here to shake up the week with local talent featuring tarot cards, palm readers, handwriting readers and rock readers on every Tuesday between 6–9 p.m. For Vinyl Hour, the Southern-influenced restaurant and bar invites the community to come enjoy classic records, delicious bar bites, and happy hour-priced beverages Monday through Fridays from 3–6 p.m. and 9–11 p.m. Guests can pick a Vinyl from the collection or bring one of their own for all to enjoy!

Join the entire city of Dallas for Big D Reads 2022: The Accommodation throughout the month of September. Pick up your own free copy of Jim Schutze’s book, and pick from one (or more) of 40 events (and counting) that are connected to the book. For a full list of activities and to find out everywhere you can get a free copy of the book, go to bigdreads.org.

Spirit and Form,” Octavio Medellín’s exhibition opens at the Dallas Museum of Art. The exhibit is a homage to the influential artist and art educator who impacted generations of Latinx artists in Dallas and Texas overall. The exhibit, which is free to the public, runs until January 15, 2023.

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