Here are our top things to do on a budget in Dallas Fort Worth this week (September 12 – September 18): VolunteerNow presents Voly in the Park, PARK(ing) Day Dallas, Alicia Keys The World Tour, Castle Hills Village Shops presents Art & Wine Walk, and lots more!
Things To Do in Dallas This Week
The family-friendly amusement Star Dancer combines a carousel with a gondola wheel. The carousel starts to rotate as it ascends the 80-foot tower, and it keeps rotating as it ascends the tower until it reaches the top. Passengers receive a clear, panoramic view of the market and the metroplex when at the top.
Get more details on Star Dancer and all the other rides at Prairie Playland
Where: Prairie Playland at Traders Village, 2602 Mayfield Rd, Grand Prairie, TX 75052
When: Summer Hours – Thursday, Friday (6 pm to 10 pm) and Saturday and Sunday (11 am to 8 pm)
How Much: All day pass allows you to ride any of the 14 rides for just $13.99
Things to do in Dallas this Week – Monday, September 12, 2022
What: Don’t miss out on the opening of the world’s first alcoholic creamery in Dallas! Buzzed Bull Creamery creates its own made-to-order ice cream, shakes, sorbets, coffees, and more in 32 alcoholic and non-alcoholic flavors. If you’re going to go for their alcoholic flavors, be warned. They start at 5 percent ABV so there’s a chance you might get a slight buzz. Additionally, Buzzed Bull uses liquid nitrogen to create their deserts which makes a noticeably smoother texture. Try it out this Monday!
When: September 12, 2022 | 12 pm onwards
Where: Buzzed Bull Creamery 419 S. Main St. Grapevine, TX 76051
How much: Free
Things to do in Dallas this Week – Tuesday, September 13, 2022
What: After their breakthrough with Blurry Face in 2015, Twenty One Pilots has gone on to produce one chart-topping song after another. And now, they’re coming to Dallas with their latest album “Scaled and Icy.” Don’t miss out on their amazing live stages and get your tickets now!
When: September 13, 2022 | 8 pm
Where: American Airlines Center, 2500 Victory Ave, Dallas, TX 75219
How much: Starts at $39.50
Things to do in Dallas this Week – Wednesday, September 14, 2022
What: Alicia Keys hasn’t had a tour in years but she’s back and better than ever! And the best part is that she’s coming to Dallas in full force to promote her 2020 album “ALICIA.” Catch her amazing vocals and great stage performances with your friends or fellow Alicia fan family members but make sure to grab your tickets as soon as you can because they’re running out fast!
When: September 14, 2022 | 8 pm
Where: The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory, 300 W Las Colinas Blvd., Irving, TX 75039
How much: Starts at $29.50
Things to do in Dallas this Week – Thursday, September 15, 2022
What: The Dallas Carnival Caribbean Festival is one of Dallas’ most colorful, energetic, and joyous festivals all throughout the year. Through a four-day display of festivities involving Caribbean arts, music, culture, history, and tradition, the event aims to promote, develop, and celebrate diversity and inclusion. It will be filled with colorful parades and performances, amazing food, and other forms of live entertainment for all ages to enjoy.
When: September 15 – 18, 2022 | 9 am
Where: Lynn Creek Park, Lynn Creek Pkwy, Grand Prairie, TX 75052
How much: $15 – $75
What: See some of Dallas’ parking spots turn into something else completely this PARK Day Dallas. This annual event calls on artists, activists, and citizens to transform ordinary parking lots temporarily into public parks and other kinds of areas people can enjoy. This is a non-commercial project that aims to promote creativity, civic engagement, critical thinking, unscripted social interactions, generosity, and play as well as portray the need and desire for more public spaces in the city. Catch these parking areas along Main Street in Downtown Dallas.
When: September 15, 2022 | 10 am – 6 pm
Where: Pegasus Plaza, 1500 Main St, Dallas, TX 75201
How much: Free
What: Enjoy fine wine while browsing through art at the Castle Hills Village’s Art & Wine Walk. The event features the works of local artists and Village Shops retailers offering free wine tasting at their shops and restaurants. This year, there will be a collection of artworks such as handmade jewelry and accessories, handmade bags, original paintings, holiday wreaths, hand-carved cutting boards, charcoal illustrations, hand-painted wine bottles, and more. There will also be a strolling violinist, a raffle, and a caricature artist. Get ahead of the weekend here!
When: September 15, 2022 | 6 pm
Where: Castle Hills Village Shops and Plaza, 2540 King Arthur Blvd #206, Lewisville, TX 75056
How much: Free
What: From films to broadway, Ben Platt has been delighting people with his amazing vocals. And now, he’s coming to Dallas to conquer the stage to promote his latest album “Reverie.” Book your tickets now and be serenaded by his wonderful voice!
When: September 15, 2022 | 8 pm
Where: Texas Trust CU Theatre, 1001 Texas Trust Way, Grand Prairie, TX 75050
How much: Starts at $49.50
Things to do in Dallas this Week – Friday, September 16, 2022
What: Recognized as one of the most authentic adaptations of this German celebration outside the country since 1987, the Addison Oktoberfest adds a purely Texan twist to the celebrations of German food, culture, music, and bier. Here, you can enjoy unique experiences like polka bands and other traditional entertainers, Dachshund Dash, and other interactive games and attractions for all ages.
When: September 16 – 18, 2022 | 6 pm
Where: Addison Circle Park, 4970 Addison Cir, Addison, TX 75001
How much: Free
Things to do in Dallas this Week – Saturday, September 17, 2022
What: This family-friendly festival features voly.org, VolunteerNow’s platform that helps connect people to nonprofits and helps them find their perfect volunteer opportunities. It will feature more than 60-75 nonprofits, hands-on volunteer projects and on-site activities, live entertainment, and up to 2,500 attendees. Check out the family fun activities they have waiting for you or even sign up as a volunteer!
When: September 17, 2022 | 11 am
Where: Klyde Warren Park, 2012 Woodall Rodgers Fwy, Dallas, TX 75201
How much: Free
Things to do in Dallas this Week – Sunday, September 18, 2022
What: Winner of a Tony Award and a Pulitzer Prize, “Rent” has become a pop culture phenomenon with a story and songs that resonate with people of all ages. It’s about love, finding your voice, and living for today. Watch it on stage this Sunday at the Willow Bend Center of the Arts and be inspired!
When: September 18, 2022 | 2:30 pm
Where: Willow Bend Center of the Arts, 6121 W Park Blvd B216, Plano, TX 75093
How much: $20
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