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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.

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!

Taste of Dallas Brings Array of Flavors June 22nd-24th

Taste of Dallas Brings Array of Flavors June 22nd-24th

Taste of Dallas is the premier summertime food and drink festival, and is returning for its 32nd year. Come hungry and thirsty our foodies friends as we have a full menu of food, beverages, music, and more coming up June 22nd-24th featuring over 50 restaurants and food trucks, Backyard Bites presented by Coleman Backyards, Latin Flavors presented by Jose Cuervo, dozens of engaging and interactive sponsors and exhibitors. Don't miss The Foodie Experience with its all-inclusive food and beverage sampling format on Friday night.

Big D BBQ Battle Sears Dallas June 8th-9th

Big D BBQ Battle Sears Dallas June 8th-9th

Big D BBQ Battle cook-off competition brings the best brisket, chicken, pork ribs, pork shoulder, and pinto beans to the table in an all-out battle for bragging rights to "the best BBQ in North Dallas."  The 1st 1000 people through the gate will have the opportunity to cast their vote for this year's "People's Choice" award! BBQ cook teams compete, you get to eat! BBQ, craft beer, car show, live bands, kids zone, fun and more - while supplies last - are included when you buy a ticket. Benefits Cafe Momentum and Guns & Hoses Foundation of North Texas.

Crawfish Festival Spices up Desoto June 2nd

Crawfish Festival Spices up Desoto June 2nd

Desoto Parks and Recreation hosts this free, fun filled event. This includes food, vendor booths, children's activities and great entertainment. Come and enjoy tons of delicious, spicy crawfish, great food, live music, vendors and games. Revel in the best blues and funk and enjoy the infectious rhythms. This is a friendly, relaxed and fun community event.

Dallas Margarita Meltdown Chills DFW May 27th

Dallas Margarita Meltdown Chills DFW May 27th

The 8th annual Dallas Margarita Meltdown will be May 27th, 2018 at the Shed in Dallas Farmers Market. Margaritas have been served to over 35,000 people from the DFW area. There will be a total of 60 vendors with live entertainment hosted by DJ Reggs. Margarita sampling will be from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.