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Events Calendar | Shows, Concerts, Annual Festivals, Entertainment, Local Community Events, and What's Happening This Weekend | Dallas, Fort Worth, DFW Metroplex Area, Texas, USA

EVENTS CALENDAR

While we don't list everything in town that you could do, here are some selected recommendations of events that you definitely should consider attending.
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STARTS
September
26
Dallas Stars 2016/2017 Season

Dallas Stars 2016/2017 Season

DALLAS | 9/26/16 - 4/8/17

The Dallas Stars professional ice hockey team are based in Dallas and make American Airlines Center their home.
STARTS
October
3
Dallas Mavericks 2016/2017 Season

Dallas Mavericks 2016/2017 Season

DALLAS | 10/3/16 - 4/12/17

The Dallas Mavericks professional basketball team are based in Dallas and make American Airlines Center their home.
STARTS
November
18
The Art of the Cocktail

The Art of the Cocktail

DALLAS | 11/18/16 - 11/12/17

Shaken, Stirred, Styled examines the art of the cocktail through the wares in which they were served.
STARTS
February
25
Dallas Blooms

Dallas Blooms at the Dallas Arboretum

DALLAS | 2/25/17 - 4/9/17

This largest floral festival in the Southwest is considered to be one of America's best floral festivals.

SEE ALSO: DALLAS ENTERTAINMENT NEWS & TOP STORIES

STARTS
March
7
Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo

Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo

HOUSTON | 3/7/17 - 3/26/17

RodeoHouston is the world's largest livestock exhibition, rodeo, and premier entertainment event.
STARTS
March
10
Madame Butterfly

Madame Butterfly

DALLAS | 3/10/17 - 3/26/17

The opera Madame Butterfly has captivated audiences and dampened handkerchiefs for more than a hundred years.
STARTS
March
22
DFW Auto Show

DFW Auto Show

DALLAS | 3/22/17 - 3/26/17

The DFW Auto Show, presented by the DFW NCDA, offers an impressive lineup of new cars and trucks.
STARTS
March
23
Cool Thursdays Concert Series

Cool Thursdays Concert Series

DALLAS | 3/23/17 - 6/29/17

Pack a picnic and enjoy live concerts by established local bands while overlooking scenic White Rock Lake.
STARTS
March
24
Texas Pinball Festival

Texas Pinball Festival

FRISCO | 3/24/17 - 3/26/17

Hundreds of pinball machines, classic video games, and other game room goodies set up on FREE play.
OCCURS
March
26
Opus 100 Organ Series

Opus 100 Organ Series

DALLAS | 3/26/17

Distinguished British organist Thomas Trotter comes to the Meyerson to perform on the Lay Family Concert Organ.
STARTS
March
28
Kinky Boots

Kinky Boots

DALLAS | 3/28/17 - 4/9/17

This six-time Tony Award-winning Broadway musical will lift your spirits to new high-heeled heights.
OCCURS
March
29
Distinguished Speaker Luncheon

Distinguished Speaker Luncheon

DALLAS | 3/29/17

The annual PCHPS Distinguished Speaker Luncheon is hosted by the Park Cities Historic and Preservation Society.
STARTS
March
30
Dallas International Film Festival

Dallas International Film Festival

DALLAS | 3/30/17 - 4/9/17

Promoting and supporting the increasingly accessible art form of contemporary independent films.
STARTS
March
30
St. Matthew Passion

St. Matthew Passion

DALLAS | 3/30/17 - 4/2/17

Bach's St. Matthew Passion is performed with the Dallas Symphony Chorus and Children's Chorus of greater Dallas.
STARTS
March
30
America the Beautiful

America the Beautiful

Grapevine | 3/30/17 - 4/8/17

Enjoy fine art at this show (and artist's reception on April 1 with complimentary wine and hors d'oeuvres).
STARTS
March
31
Fan Expo Dallas

Fan Expo Dallas

IRVING | 3/31/17 - 4/2/17

Considered by many as the flagship comic event in Texas, this is the largest comics, sci-fi, and gaming event in Texas.
STARTS
March
31
Big Texas Beer Fest

Big Texas Beer Fest

DALLAS | 3/31/17 - 4/1/17

The festival features award-winning beers, local food trucks, and artisan food and beverages from local vendors.
STARTS
March
31
Rose

Rose

Dallas | 3/31/17 - 4/1/17

The play is a portrait of a feisty Jewish woman and a moving reminder of some events that shaped the century.

SEE ALSO: DALLAS ENTERTAINMENT NEWS & TOP STORIES

STARTS
April
1
Travel & Adventure Show

Travel & Adventure Show

DALLAS | 4/1/17 - 4/2/17

Vacation expo features travel experts, speakers, seminars, booking discounts, and product demonstrations.
OCCURS
April
1
PCHPS Historic Home Tour

PCHPS Historic Home Tour

DALLAS | 4/1/17

The annual Historic Home Tour is to showcase architecturally and historically significant homes of the Park Cities.
STARTS
April
6
Shostakovich and Beethoven

Shostakovich and Beethoven

DALLAS | 4/6/17 - 4/8/17

Shostakovich's poignant and impassioned commentary on oppression, as well as the Beethoven Egmont Overture.
STARTS
April
7
Deep Ellum Arts Festival

Deep Ellum Arts Festival

DALLAS | 4/7/17 - 4/9/17

The festival celebrates its 22nd anniversary and announces an expanded location to include Sons of Hermann Hall.
STARTS
April
8
Scarborough Renaissance Festival

Scarborough Renaissance Festival

WAXAHACHIE | 4/8/17 - 5/29/17

Step back in time to the 16th Century days of King Henry VIII with 23 stages of entertainment, jousting, parade, etc.
OCCURS
April
8
Classic and Antique Car Show

Classic and Antique Car Show

DALLAS | 4/8/17

A ticket is not necessary for this free-to-the-public car show featuring classic show vehicles in multiple classes.
OCCURS
April
9
Big Taste of Fort Worth

Big Taste of Fort Worth

FORT WORTH | 4/9/17

Premiere food and wine event features gourmet cuisine while benefiting the children of the community.
STARTS
April
20
MAIN ST. Fort Worth Arts Festival

MAIN ST. Fort Worth Arts Festival

FORT WORTH | 4/20/17 - 4/23/17

A nationally-recognized fine art and fine craft juried art fair, live concerts, and performance artists.
STARTS
April
21
Norma

Norma

DALLAS | 4/21/17 - 5/7/17

In this production from Cincinnati Opera set in 50 BC, a passionate love triangle leads to dangerous consequences.
STARTS
April
21
Music of Journey

Music of Journey

DALLAS | 4/21/17 - 4/23/17

Relive the music of one of the greatest anthem bands with Don't Stop Believin', Faithfully and Any Way You Want It.
STARTS
April
21
Antique Alley

Antique Alley Texas

CLEBURNE | 4/21/17 - 4/23/17

Spanning three historic counties, this show features miles of antiques, collectibles, vintage clothing, and more.
STARTS
April
26
USA Film Festival

USA Film Festival

DALLAS | 4/26/17 - 4/30/17

The USA Film Festival is dedicated to the recognition and promotion of excellence in the film and video arts.
OCCURS
April
27
Mad Hatter's Tea and Luncheon

Mad Hatter's Tea and Luncheon

DALLAS | 4/27/17

Hosted outdoors each spring, this event features a reception, fashion show, luncheon, and wildly over-the-top hats.
STARTS
April
28
Artscape Reimagined

Artscape Reimagined

Dallas | 4/28/17 - 4/30/17

The juried fine art and fine craft show and sale will take place in one of the most beautiful gardens in the world.
OCCURS
April
30
Dog Bowl

Dog Bowl

DALLAS | 4/30/16

Dallas' most historic football field will transform into a super-sized dog park for canines of all sizes.
STARTS
May
4
Mayfest

Mayfest

FORT WORTH | 5/4/17 - 5/7/17

Fort Worth's premier family-friendly festival showcases live music, festival food, rides, arts, and more.
STARTS
May
5
Dallas International Guitar Festival

Dallas International Guitar Festival

DALLAS | 5/5/17 - 5/7/17

The guitar show seems to have a bit of everything for those who play music as well as those who just love to hear it.
STARTS
May
5
Mambo Kings

Mambo Kings

DALLAS | 5/5/17 - 5/7/17

The Mambo Kings take you on an electrifying Latin jazz tour of the Americas with Bubeck's Blue Mambo al a Turk.
OCCURS
May
7
Taste of the NFL

Taste of the Cowboys

FRISCO | 5/7/17

Get ready to tackle hunger as The North Texas Food Bank and Dallas Cowboys present this gourmet tailgate event.
STARTS
May
12
Emmitt Smith Celebrity Invitational

Emmitt Smith Celebrity Invitational

DALLAS | 5/12/17 - 5/13/17

The weekend includes a celebrity reception, auction, awards, dinner, concert, dancing, and golf tournament.
STARTS
May
12
Artscape Reimagined

Artscape Awards Dinner

Dallas | 5/12/17

Artscape continues at the Dallas Arboretum with a celebratory awards dinner and auction to honor a top arts contributor.
OCCURS
May
13
Mozart's Magnificent Voyage

Mozart's Magnificent Voyage

DALLAS | 5/13/17

This popular story in the Classical Kids series features Mozart's young son, Karl, who is taken on a journey.
STARTS
May
19
Wildflower! Arts & Music Festival

Wildflower! Arts & Music Festival

RICHARDSON | 5/19/17 - 5/21/17

This eclectic festival features headlining entertainment, street performers, exhibits, art guitar auction, and more.
STARTS
May
19
Taste Addison

Taste Addison

ADDISON | 5/19/17 - 5/21/17

The three-day food festival in Addison is a celebration of local restaurants, live music, and fun activities.
STARTS
May
19
Main Street Fest

Main Street Fest

GRAPEVINE | 5/19/17 - 5/21/17

Tap into three full days of festival fun at Grapevine's annual Main Street Fest - A Craft Brew Experience.
STARTS
May
23
Circus 1903

Circus 1903

DALLAS | 5/23/17 - 6/4/17

Sensational puppetry puts elephants back in the ring along with the most unique, amazing, and dangerous circus acts.
STARTS
May
26
Rocklahoma

Rocklahoma

PRYOR, OK | 5/26/17 - 5/28/17

Rocklahoma at Catch the Fever Festival Grounds is America's biggest Memorial Day Weekend party.

SEE ALSO: DALLAS ENTERTAINMENT NEWS & TOP STORIES

STARTS
June
9
Taste of Dallas

Taste of Dallas

DALLAS | 6/9/17 - 6/11/17

Restaurants offer up tastes of their best dishes, and live musical entertainment pours out from stages.
OCCURS
June
10
Texas Blueberry Festival

Texas Blueberry Festival

NACOGDOCHES | 6/10/17

Taking place in the oldest town in Texas, the festival is a celebration of the annual blueberry harvest.
OCCURS
June
14
Opus 100 Organ Series

Opus 100 Organ Series

DALLAS | 6/14/17

Nathan Laube comes to the Meyerson to perform on the Lay Family Concert Organ.
STARTS
June
29
Hood: The True Story of Robin Hood

Hood

DALLAS | 6/29/16 - 8/6/17

Hood: The True Story of Robin Hood brings to life this hilarious and stirring new musical adventure!
OCCURS
July
8
Parker County Peach Festival

Parker County Peach Festival

WEATHERFORD | 7/8/17

Peachy treats like ice cream and cobbler along with live music, bike ride, food, and activity booths.
STARTS
July
18
The Bodyguard

The Bodyguard

DALLAS | 7/18/17 - 7/30/17

Based on the hit film, this award-winning musical stars Grammy Award-nominee and R&B superstar Deborah Cox.
STARTS
July
28
Great Texas Balloon Race

Great Texas Balloon Race

LONGVIEW | 7/28/17 - 7/30/17

This world-class event attracts the very best competitive pilots from across the United States and the world.
OCCURS
August
26
Margarita and Salsa Festival

Margarita & Salsa Festival

WACO | 8/26/17

Sip cool drinks and hear great country music at one of the larger music events on the Waco calendar.
STARTS
September
8
Dallas Chocolate Festival

Dallas Chocolate Festival

ADDISON | 9/8/17 - 9/10/17

DallasChocolate.org celebrates chocolate makers and chocolatiers that have elevated their craft to an art form.
STARTS
September
29
State Fair of Texas

State Fair of Texas

DALLAS | 9/29/17 - 10/22/17

The State Fair of Texas promotes agriculture, education, and community involvement through family-friendly entertainment.
OCCURS
November
4
Evening with Bernadette Peters

Evening with Bernadette Peters

Dallas | 11/4/17

The spectacular black-tie optional evening will feature the renowned Tony Award-winning Broadway star.
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