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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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Wednesday, January 25 through Sunday, January 29

Denton Black Film Festival 

When: 10 a.m. – 12 a.m.

Where: Assorted venues, but headquartered at the Denton Civic Center, 321 E McKinney St, Denton, TX 76201

What: The 9th annual Denton Black Film Festival is a five day event showcasing the talents and works of Black artists, filmmakers, and musicians. The inclusive and cultural festival features film, spoken word, comedy, dance, and art. Social justice issues will be addressed, featuring panel discussions and keynote speakers. If you can’t make the in person events, the festival is also being hosted in a virtual format. Here’s the link to secure tickets.

Friday, January 27

Kolton Moore & the Clever Few

When: 8 p.m

Where: Granada Theater, 3524 Greenville Ave., Dallas TX 75206

What: Kolton Moore & the Clever Few is a country rock band featuring songs about love and hard living. Since 2012, their songs have garnered a large audience on Spotify with over 50 million streams. Their latest hit included a song featured in Yellowstone. For tickets, head here.

Thursday January 26 to Saturday, January 28

Pretty Woman: The Musical 

When: 7:30 p.m and 1:30 p.m showtimes

Where: Music Hall at Fair Park, 909 1st Ave, Dallas, TX 75210

What: Based on the 1990 smash-hit romantic film, Pretty Woman: The Musical is making a stop in Dallas. Led by two time Tony Award-winning director and choreographer, Jerry Mitchell, the show features song, dance, and romantic comedy. To purchase tickets, visit this link.

Friday, January 27

Maria Jose: reCONEXION USA Tour 2023

When: 8:30 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.

Where: Majestic Theater, 1925 Elm St., Dallas, TX 75201

What: Having reached solo stardom in Mexico, Maria Jose is touring in the U.S., bringing her song and dance talents to Texas. Known for opening Gwen Stefani’s tour in Mexico, the Latina star is highlighting her most recent album, Conexión, released in 2019. For tickets, visit this link.

Saturday, January 28

Too Cold to Hold Half Marathon, 10K, and 5K

When: 6:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Where: Norbuck Park, 1717 North Harwood, Dallas, TX, 75201

What: The iconic Too Cold to Hold runs partnering with Girls on the Run DFW will be held at Norbuck Park. With a flat course overlooking White Rock Lake, the day is full of events including warm drinks, food, beer, and music after the runs. Bundle up and register here.

Thursday, January 26 through Friday, February 4

2023 Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo 

When: Events run all day, every day.

Where: 3400 Burnett Tandy Dr., Fort Worth 

What: This week is the last full week of the Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo. Running since 1896, this annual show is the oldest of its kind, hosting horse and livestock shows, concerts, parades, shopping and rodeo events. For more information, head here.

Friday, January 27 to Sunday, January 29

Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto

When: 7:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. showtimes

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

What: In a four part musical series, conductor Karina Canellakis leads The Wood Dove, an orchestral poem by Dvořák depicting the dark love story of a woman who poisoned her husband to marry another man. The show also includes Tchaikovsky’s Concerto in D Major written in 1878 played by 27-year-old Randall Goosby. For tickets, visit this link.

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