Neil Lemons

Neil LemonsNeil Lemons is the Founder and Editor-In-Chief of ILiveInDallas.com. A Texas native, Lemons is a 30-something adventurer and mobile lifestyle enthusiast. When he's not rounding up writers or reading business motivation books, he writes about his food festival escapades. To pay his bills, he's also a Digital Marketing Consultant for local & national companies. Follow his adventures on Twitter.

San Antonio Film Festival Ushers in Movie Magic August 1st-5th

San Antonio Film Festival Ushers in Movie Magic August 1st-5th

The San Antonio Film Festival  attracts film lovers, and our audiences include press, filmmakers, industry leaders and die-hard fans. The San Antonio Film Festival sets up an amazing, creative innovative environment for just a few days every year where opportunities for one-on-one networking abound, connections are forged and filmmakers have a slew of unique opportunities to share ideas and advance their careers. As an accessible and inclusive platform for cinema artists, the San Antonio Film Festival also brings together scores of new and original films from across the country and around the world to delight, elevate and edify cinema lovers as well.

The Future is Now at the Dallas Chocolate Festival September 7th-9th

The Future is Now at the Dallas Chocolate Festival September 7th-9th

The much-anticipated Dallas Chocolate Festival, is celebrating the “Future of Chocolate,” and educating Dallasites about chocolate, one bar at a time! The three-day festival, now in its ninth year, brings in over 70 chocolate makers and chocolatiers from around the world and locally. Festival highlights include a Friday night VIP Party and Saturday’s family-friendly expo offering samples, shopping opportunities, demonstrations, and classes at Fashion Industry Gallery (F.I.G.). Sunday’s hands-on workshops, including a Chocolate Tasting class and a Chocolate Making workshop, will be held at Whole Foods Market in Preston Forest Shopping Center.

Great Balloon Race Floats through Longview July 27th-29th

Great Balloon Race Floats through Longview July 27th-29th

The Great Texas Balloon Race is a class event attracting the very best competitive pilots from across the United States and the world. Considered by many of the pilots that compete at the Great Texas Balloon Race to be the best event on the circuit, the Great Texas Balloon Race has earned Longview the official designation as "The Balloon Capital of Texas" by the Governor of Texas in 1985. In 2013 Gregg County was proclaimed "The Balloon Race Capital of Texas" by the 83rd Texas Legislature.

Asian Film Festival Dallas Showcases July 19th-26th

Asian Film Festival Dallas Showcases July 19th-26th

The Asian Film Festival of Dallas (AFFD) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to celebrating and supporting emerging and established Asian and Asian-American filmmakers and sharing the rich diversity of Asian culture through the medium of cinema. Over the last fifteen years, the festival has provided opportunities for over 400 Asian and Asian American filmmakers and documentarians to share their vision, often providing the only venue for their films to be shown in Dallas. The films have also allowed festival goers a chance to experience other lives and cultures without leaving their seats. This year, AFFD is proud to celebrate its 17th annual film festival, July 19-26, 2018, at the Angelika Film Center in Dallas. As we do every year, we will be featuring films from across the world, including films from Asian filmmakers right here in the USA.

A Can’t Miss Digital Marketing Conference is Coming to Dallas Next Week

A Can’t Miss Digital Marketing Conference is Coming to Dallas Next Week

Digital marketing is the cornerstone of success for local businesses and brands today. Getting found online by consumers in their moment of need is essential. Local search, SEO, social media and mobile marketing are the inescapable driving forces! 2017 Rocks Digital Conference held at the Addison Conference Center on June 29-30, 2017. The Rocks Digital […]

ILiveInDallas Exclusive: Announcing “Escaping The Ordinary: Volume 4” – Premiere Unreleased Song from Dallas Band, Edgewater

ILiveInDallas Exclusive: Announcing

Ty Griffin is no stranger to the Dallas or Texas music scene. He spent several years here developing relationships and promoting music, even spending some time working for Kirtland Records (Toadies, Sarah Jaffe, The Polyphonic Spree). To put it plainly he knows the bands and bands know him. Although Griffin plays drums occasionally, his major contribution to […]

Dallas Hosts Reunion Lawn Party June 23rd

Dallas Hosts Reunion Lawn Party June 23rd

Reunion Lawn Party returns to Dallas on Saturday, June 23, 2018.  Guests can purchase food and beverages from numerous food trucks and the Nodding Donkey Beer Garden. The entertainment line-up includes lawn games, Armadillo Races and a performance by Emerald City Presents: Limelight Band. Get ready for an MLB Texas Rangers takeover and fun surprises from our partners at Downtown Dallas, Inc. and Hyatt Regency Dallas.

Allen USA Celebration Electrifies June 30th

Allen USA Celebration Electrifies June 30th

After drawing a crowd of over 80,000 last year, the City of Allen has your summer covered by once again throwing DFW’s biggest summer party with Dallas’ best party bands! Keeping the tradition of being "First to the Fourth," the 2018 Market Street Allen USA Celebration will be held on the last Saturday in June, kicking off Independence Day festivities early with this year's annual event beginning at 4 p.m. on June 30th at Celebration Park in Allen. This fun, family-friendly celebration is free to attend and open to all ages, featuring two stages of live music, exciting new activity zones, the chance to meet another Cowboy wide receiver, diverse food selections and one of North Texas’ most exhilarating fireworks displays choreographed to contemporary and patriotic music.

Parker County Peach Festival Brings Delight to Weatherford July 14th

Parker County Peach Festival Brings Delight to Weatherford July 14th

Take a trip back to yesteryear at the Parker County Peach Festival, held in Historic Downtown Weatherford. This year marks the 34th Annual Peach Festival which always takes place on the second Saturday in July. Last year 40,000 folks attended this one of a kind event. This year come check out our arts, crafts, food vendors, hear live music, enjoy our children's activities, the Peach Pedal Bike Ride and our 42" Domino Tournament. Life is Peachy!

Digital Summit Dallas (Summer Edition) Happens this Monday – Discount Code & Giveaway!

Digital Summit Dallas (Summer Edition) Happens this Monday – Discount Code & Giveaway!

In case you missed our previous post, the new summer series presented by Digital Summit Dallas will be taking place this Monday. Everything: Content & Social is a full-day of content & social media marketing goodness featuring focused, highly tactical, trend-forward dives in two essential topic tracks – Content Marketing and Social Media Engagement/Effectiveness.