This holiday season, have a ball at Dallas City Hall. Head down for a special tree lighting at Deck the Plaza – City Hall Lights, Dec. 6 from 5:30 to 8 p.m.
THE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR CHRISTMAS SHOW Created by Jonathan Rockefeller Presented in association with Rockefeller Productions Based on four Eric Carle books Directed by Douglass Burks November 23 – December 29, 2019 Enjoyed by all ages And he was still hungry! So…the Very Hungry Caterpillar came back to Dallas. During the 2019 holiday season, the whole family can make their way to a happy place thanks to a new collection of stories brought to life from beloved children’s author/illustrator Eric Carle. Enjoy Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?; 10 Little Rubber Ducks; Dream Snow; and of course, a reprisal of The Very Hungry Caterpillar – now celebrating its 50th birthday! Filled with colorful puppets and adorable animals, this extraordinary spectacle is pure holiday magic, and sure to be a sellout, so buy your tickets early!
Open from November 21, 2019 through January 5, 2020, the Holiday in the National Parks special exhibit will be adorned with traditional and elegant decorations that decorated the White House in 2007, such as mixed greenery, gold ribbons, poinsettias, and white flowers, reflecting our nation’s breathtaking landscapes and historical sites. Models of the Alamo, Frederic Douglass House, Mount Rushmore, Spanish missions, and more are incorporated into the exhibit, as well as behind-the-scenes photos of Mrs. Bush’s 31 visits to and 45 events in support of the National Parks. Don’t miss the replica of the official White House Blue Room Christmas tree, which will be covered in gold stars, gold beaded garland, and 347 gold ball ornaments – each hand painted by a National Park artisan to reflect park treasures from sea to shining sea.
The Uptown Foodie Walk begins with an insider’s view into Dallas’ trendy West Village, a walk-able urban living, dining and shopping district in the heart of affluent Uptown, Dallas and then takes you off-the-beaten path with neighborhood cultural attractions best explored by foot. Come hungry, as Uptown Dallas food does not disappoint, and eat your way through the West Village and surrounding areas in enchanting 125 year old Uptown Dallas. Considered the most pedestrian friendly neighborhood in Dallas, Uptown is just one mile north of downtown Dallas, minutes from most hotels and convention center.
Plan a Dallas Staycation! Click here to see what to do! Dallas has the whole family covered with fun activities for parents, kids and anyone else that wants to tag along. From outdoor adventures to bigger-than-life experiences, just make sure you bring your comfy shoes for your family weekend in Dallas. And with several of these stops on included in Dallas CityPASS, getting in the door and saving on admission is just a breeze.
The VIP Guided Tours will give Cowboys fans a chance to experience the place where the Dallas Cowboys train and work 355 days of the year. With small group sizes and additional tour stops, the VIP Guided Tours are the ultimate tour experience. Enjoy the Grand Atrium, Ford Center, War Room, Nike Star Walk, and Super Bowl memorabilia.
Paws in the City is committed to ending the overpopulation, abuse, neglect of Dallas area dogs and cats. Their goal is that every adoptable dog and cat finds a loving home. They are an all-volunteer, no-kill, 501 [c] organization. For upcoming events, please click here.
Do you love chocolate like I do? Reserve your seat now on a Dallas by Chocolate or Dallas Bites! Taste Tour! Discover Dallas’ premier local chocolatiers, bbq masters and other unique local eateries with Dallas by Chocolate and Dallas Bites! tours. Board our bus to visit 4-5 delicious venues in 3.5 hours. They also offer walking taste/historical tours of The Bishop Arts District, Deep Ellum, Grapevine and other areas.
Join the Dallas Center for Architecture for a “standing” tour of the Dallas skyline. Klyde Warren Park offers the perfect vantage point to see the buildings that have made up Dallas’ architectural heritage for the last 100 years. In 20 minutes, you’ll learn all about the buildings that define our skyline in Uptown and Downtown Dallas.
When the Texas sun sets, the Glass Cactus Nightclub comes alive. Enjoy nightly live entertainment and dancing, as well as creative cocktails and club cuisine. Gather around the state-of-the-art sound stage to see top-name national acts, along with the best local and regional talent. And for a romantic pause, wander outdoors to our deck overlooking Lake Grapevine.