Food

Margarita and Salsa Festival Shakes Up Waco August 25th

Margarita and Salsa Festival Shakes Up Waco August 25th

Make plans now to attend the biggest, coolest, hottest party of the summer – the 23rd Annual Margarita & Salsa Festival happening on Saturday, August 25, 2018, at the Extraco Events Center in Waco. All proceeds benefit the Scholarship Program at the Heart O’ Texas Fair & Rodeo.

Low & Slow: North Texas Barbecue & Music Festival Happens This Saturday (8/11) – Tunes & Meat You Can’t Beat

Low & Slow: North Texas Barbecue & Music Festival Happens This Saturday (8/11) - Tunes & Meat You Can't Beat

This meat-tasic festival kicks off at 3pm, where VIPs can enjoy all the fixings until 5pm. At 5pm there'll be a mad rush for the general public craving meat injections and music. VIP tickets are only $50, and $25 (general admin) for service after 5pm. As a VIP, you'll enjoy all-you-can-eat BBQ from several local BBQ restaurants and a live performance. You'll also get access to eight local craft breweries, a local cidery, Witherspoon Whiskey, Religion Tequila, and Deep Eddy Vodka. These hand picked vendors will be providing beers and cocktails for only $5 each.

August 2018 Festivals: Movies, Margaritas, Anime, Blues & BBQ

August 2018 Festivals: Movies, Margaritas, Anime, Blues & BBQ

This month, dive deep into anime fandom, sip a margarita, and learn the latest on video marketing in Dallas. You can also explore further when you get your grub and groove on with BBQ and Blues in Bedford or watch indie cinema in San Antonio.

North Texas Fair and Rodeo Denton is Back in the Saddle August 17th-25th

North Texas Fair and Rodeo Denton is Back in the Saddle August 17th-25th

The North Texas Fair & Rodeo is an annual 9 day event held in August and is located off of N. Carroll Blvd in Denton, TX. It offers many activities for adults and kids of all ages including:

• Live Concerts
• Horses & Livestock Shows
• Contests: Mutton Bustin’, Photography, Rodeo Queen, Pageant, Youth Art, Creative Arts, Fun & Games, Professional and Youth Rodeo's, Bull Blowouts
• And More: Carnival, Fun Zone, Kid Zone, Parade, Commercial Exhibits, and yummy fair food. This facility also hosts other events throughout the year. Each year they award two $1000 college scholarships to graduating seniors.

Bedford Blues and BBQ Festival Walks the Line August 31st-September 2nd

Bedford Blues and BBQ Festival Walks the Line August 31st-September 2nd

What: Bedford Blues & BBQ Festival When: Friday, August 31st: 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., Saturday, September 1st: 2:00 p.m to 10:00 p.m., Sunday, September 2nd: 2:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Where: 1951 L Don Dodson Bedford, Tx Admission: General Admission: Friday, August 31st: Free, Saturday, September 1st or Sunday, September 2nd: $10 Party Tent […]

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.

Pop The Cork! Truluck’s Celebrates 20 Years in Uptown this July

Pop The Cork! Truluck's Celebrates 20 Years in Uptown this July

  Truluck's opened their doors in Uptown in July 1998. To celebrate their 20th anniversary, they are offering $20 bottles of Poema Cava bubbly the entire month of July. In addition, you'll find a brand new Happy Hour menu featuring half-priced specialty cocktails, reduced prices on the bar menu and live entertainment in the Truluck's […]

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.