This post is all about Downtown Dallas and is part 5 of the “Where Should I Live In Dallas?” series. Long the central business center of Dallas, the Downtown neighborhood has recently seen an upswing in the number of residents who call it home. With a greatly increased population over the past few decades, Downtown is home to a varying assortment of businesses, activities to do, dining & nightlife options, and sought-after residences.
Another successful Untapped Festival has come and gone. The second annual beer and music festival ran smoothly despite the typical Texas summer heat.
The Paste Untapped music and beer festival is coming back to Dallas on September 7th. While I am gushing over the lineup of Delta Spirit, the Cults, and Freelance Whales, I am even more excited for the lineup of over 200 beers represented by over 60 different breweries from across the U.S. and world.
Sometimes being a kid (or a parent) when school is out means doing everything you possibly can to avoid those two little words: “I’m bored!” Parents hate constantly repeating “read a book!” almost as much as kids hate hearing it. Don’t let this summer vacation be a drag. Here are 51 creative and fun things for kids to do in DFW to fill all those lazy dog days of summer.
The Best Little Brewfest in Texas will be held at Texas Motor Speedway in Ft. Worth Saturday, June 22nd, and is expected to draw 4,000 tasters including 500 VIP attendees. With more than 50 craft brewers and more than 100 beers, many of which will be new releases never tasted by the public before, this is sure to be an epic event to put on your annual summer calendar.
The new Dragon Street location of Read Contemporary Dallas, a gallery that curates and has ongoing exhibits of Contemporary International Artists and an important roster of the best working contemporary Aboriginal Artists of our time, is now open.
National Polka Festival will be held in Ennis, Texas, Friday through Sunday, May 24-26, 2013, with the purpose of celebrating the Czech heritage of the local area. These festivities are held annually on Memorial Day Weekend, and feature an abundance of cultural activities that can be enjoyed by the entire family in a small city atmosphere. Admission varies by day.
DFW International Community Alliance presents the annual Dallas International Festival Saturday, May 25, 2013 - 10 am - 8 pm in the Centennial Building at Fair Park. Dallas International Festival is an International Bazaar with more than 100 booths a Global Cuisines Pavilion, a Parade of Nations, a Passport to Adventure game, the Unity Garden, the Childrens Discovery Center, demos by Master Chefs, and a Global Drum Circle.
Sitting directly north of Downtown Dallas, Uptown is one of the city’s most energetic and thriving neighborhoods. Thanks to a decade of development, the community is now one of the most sought after locations in town to live thanks to its modern residences, extensive shopping and retail options, and its booming dining and nightlife scene.
The 3rd Annual North Texas Beer and Wine Festival returns to the Irving Convention Center in Las Colinas on Saturday May 11, 2013.
It starts at 2 pm and goes until 7 pm, and VIP events will follow until 10 pm. At the North Texas Beer and Wine Festival guests can choose from 100's of craft, specialty and imported beers and wines to sample, attend home brewing classes, key note speakers, culinary demonstrations or relax to some great live music the beer garden.