Our top picks on for Things to do in Dallas this weekend of April 7 include Easter on the Lake, Dallas Reggae Festival 2023, Annual Crawfish Boil, and lots more!
There’s always a lot to do in Dallas, especially on the weekends. And so, if you find yourself asking the question – ‘What are some exciting things to do in Dallas today?’, we have you covered!
Whether you are looking for things to do in Dallas this weekend for couples or family events in Dallas on the weekend or black events, you are sure to find something you like on our list.
Things to do in Dallas this Weekend of April 7, 2023 – Friday
Obitchuary Podcast Live!
What: Are you someone who’s in love with the macabre? Someone who’s interested in death? You’re going to want to listen to this podcast.
Best friends and co-hosts Spencer Henry (Cult Liter Podcast) & Madison Reyes delve deep into the most interesting obituaries they can find. They share their love for the weird on their podcast, Obitchuary. And this weekend, you can catch live in action!
When: Friday, April 7, 2023 | 8 pm
Where: The Studio at the Factory, 2727 Canton St, Dallas, TX 75226
How much: Starts at $30
Dallas Reggae Festival 2023
What: Don’t worry, man! Drop by and enjoy a weekend of reggae music by some talented artists.
But there’s more. This family-friendly event will also feature unique treasures among the arts, crafts, and jewelry vendors, and Caribbean-inspired food.
It’s going to be an event celebrating cultural equality through reggae music.
When: Friday, April 7, 2023 | 7:30 pm | April 7 to April 9, 2023
Where: Addison Circle Park, 4970 Addison Cir, Addison, TX 75001
How much: Free to $75
Take On Me – An 80’s New Wave Dance Party
What: There’s nothing like a party in the 80s. Well, you can now experience that!
Travel back to this totally tubular era and dance the night away to the best of new wave hits. From Duran Duran to A-Ha, you’ll get everything.
When: Friday, April 7, 2023 | 9 pm
Where: Sundown at Granada, 3520 Greenville Ave, Dallas, TX 75206
How much: $20
Petting Zoo + Easter Bunny
What: The kids (and kids at heart) are going to be hopping for joy! Head over to the Allen location of The HUB to pet some cute animals. Then, take free photos with the Easter Bunny!
When: Friday, April 7, 2023 | 11:30 am to 1 pm
Where: The HUB, 1289 Johnson Rd, Allen, TX 75013
Things to Do in Dallas on Saturday, April 8, 2023
Rocky Horror Picture Show
What: Now’s your chance to catch this cult classic live on stage! The Rocky Horror Picture Show is here to give you absolute pleasure on this wild ride.
When: Saturday, April 8, 2023 | 9 pm
Where: Ridgelea Theater, 6025 Camp Bowie Blvd, Fort Worth, TX 76116
How much: $5 – $80
Annual Crawfish Boil
What: Prepare your tummy for a literal feast! It’s time for Dan’s Silverleaf’s annual crawfish boil! Plus, enjoy live music by Jay-B & the Zydeco Posse from 2 pm to 5 pm.
Proceeds from this event will benefit DMAC.
When: Saturday, April 8, 2023 | 11 am
Where: Dan’s Silverleaf, 103 Industrial St, Denton, TX 76201
How much: No cover; $10 per pound
When: Saturday, April 8, 2023 | 8 am to 5 pm | Apri 8 & 9, 2023
Where: Fort Worth Botanic Garden, 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd, Fort Worth, TX 76107
How much: Regular admission for humans; $5 per dog
Foundation 45 Spring Fundraiser
What: What’s Foundation 45’s mission? To serve the DFW creative community by advocating for mental health. They provide free quality mental health and recovery services while working to destigmatize the conversation around mental health!
By participating in this fundraiser, you are supporting a great cause and helping people recover and get better.
There’s going to be live music, a silent auction, and more! So drop by to have a good time and do some good.
When: Saturday, April 8, 2023 | 3 pm
Where: Thunderbird Station, 3400 Commerce St, Dallas, TX 75226
How much: $8 advance tickets; $10 at the door
Things to Do in Dallas this Weekend of April 7, 2023 – Sunday
What: Spend Easter with family and a scrumptious meal. More than that, there’s going to be live music, so there won’t be a dull moment.
For the menu, check out their Facebook listing.
When: Sunday, April 9, 2023 | 9 am to 2 pm
Where: Lava Cantina, 5805 Grandscape Blvd, The Colony, TX 75056
How much: $29 per person; $15 for kids 12 and under
Easter on the Lake
What: As soon as they open the doors, the kiddies can start hunting for eggs! Plus, the Flying Saucer Draught Emporium is partnering with Sierra Nevada, and they’re giving away swag!
Then after hunting, you can all enjoy a brunch buffet at 12 pm. Come over to have a swell time with the whole family.
And for the adults, the annual Easter Keg Hunt kicks off at 3 pm!
When: Saturday, April 9, 2023 | 11 am
Where: Flying Saucer The Lake, 4821 Bass Pro Dr, Garland, TX 75043
How much: $35 for adults; $10 for kids
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