Looking to go on an adventure? How about explore new places, try new things, check out new art, make new memories, or eat new foods? If any of these options sound like an exciting way to spend a few days in the spring, then Dallas is the place to be.
We’ve compiled a list of the events that we’re looking forward to this year, and we hope to see you join in on the fun.
- Turtle Creek Spring Arts and Crafts Festival — April 13th and 14th
With over 100 local and regional artists attending, this free event is sure to be a hit. You can listen to live music, eat local food, watch artist demonstrations, and much more. The event is also open to kids and even dogs. The festival was founded by Randall D. Fox who operates the Atlanta Foundation for Public Spaces (AFFPs), which supports festivals that are designed by artists for artists.
- The Wandering Gypsy Vintage Junk Market — April 5th and 6th
Do you get excited over vintage, antique, one-of-a-kind, handmade items? Are you looking for chic décor for your modern apartment? The adage that one person’s trash is another’s treasure reigns true here. Find home decorations, vintage music and toys, collectibles, signs, furniture, and so much more. Admission is $5, good for both days, and there will be over $6,000 in door prizes.
- Dallas Margarita Festival — May 4th
If you’re a margarita lover, then you’ve found your heaven. Your ticket ($25-35) will count toward trying over 15 1 oz. samples from all over Fort Worth. The festival has live music, street tacos, frozen drinks, food trucks, a 50 ft. Ferris wheel, and even a trip giveaway to Mexico!
- The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical — May 21st through May 26th
This family-friendly musical takes place at the AT&T performing arts center. Based on the award-winning novel by Rick Riordan, this musical will blow you away. Percy is the son of Poseidon, and he’s learning that Greek Gods are truly real. He needs to learn how to control his powers and save all of Olympus by finding Zeus’s lightning bolt.
- Jacob Hashimoto: Clouds and Chaos — February 7th through April 7th
This art exhibit is hosted at the Crow Collection of Asian Art on Flora Street. The exhibitions primary work, Nuvole, is a cloud-based sculpture that brings a greater meaning to divisions of space and minute detail. If you enjoy art, this exhibit is a must-see.