Our top picks on for Dallas events on a budget include Chefs for Farmers Main Event, Q BBQ Fest, Greek Food Festival, 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.
There are a number of fun things to do in Dallas this weekend of November 4 to November 6, 2022!
Things to Do in Dallas this Weekend of November 4, 2022, Friday
My Fair Lady
What: My Fair Lady is a tale beloved by many for its humor, its heart, and, of course, its songs.
It tells the story of Eliza Doolittle, a young Cockney flower seller, and Henry Higgins, a linguistics professor who wants to transform Eliza into his ideal “proper lady.” But you got to ask, who’s really being transformed?
The musical also features classic songs like “The Rain in Spain,” “I Could Have Danced All Night,” “Wouldn’t It Be Lovely,” and “On The Street Where You Live.”
When: November 3 – 13, 2022 | 7:30 pm
Where: Music Hall at Fair Park, 909 1st Ave, Dallas, TX 75210
How much: Starts at $17
Greek Food Festival
What: Enjoy everything delicious in Greek cuisine at the Greek Food Festival of Dallas!
The festival will feature cuisine and pastries authentically made in the festival kitchen with authentic Greek recipes. There will also be live music to go with your food.
If you’re looking for souvenirs, there will also be a marketplace for you to look at. And if you’re looking for something fun for the kids, there will be plenty of kids’ attractions to make their day.
When: November 4, 2022 | 11 am
Where: Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, 13555 Hillcrest Rd, Dallas, TX 75240
How much: Free- $10
Wild West Circus by the Lone Star Circus
What: Feel thrill and adventure with the Lone Star Circus and their gravity-defying feats. Watch soaring acrobats, amazing aerialists, jaw-dropping contortionists, mesmerizing illusions, breathtaking dances, hilarious comedy, and moving music all under a brilliantly lit circus tent.
When: November 4, 2022 | 7 pm
Where: Frisco Fresh Market, 9215 John W. Elliott Dr, Frisco, TX 75034
How much: $18 – $40
Evil Dead The Musical
What: Halloween is not over yet! Catch this hilarious show which takes all the elements of the cult classic films “The Evil Dead,” “Evil Dead 2,” and “Army of Darkness,” and combines them into one of the craziest theatrical experiences of all time.
As the story goes, five college students go into an abandoned cabin in the woods and accidentally unleashes an evil force that turns them all into demons. Now, it’s up to Ash, a housewares employee and his trusty chainsaw to save the day. Limbs will be dismembered, blood will go flying, demons will be telling bad jokes, and the songs will be completely off the wall.
The show will also have a “Splatter Zone,” a section of the audience that gets covered in fake blood.
It’s horror but with a hell of a fun twist and it will be unlike any show you’ve ever seen before.
When: November 4 – 6, 2022 | 7 pm
Where: Art Centre Theatre, 1400 Summit Ave Suite E, Plano, TX 75074
How much: $15
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Things to Do in Dallas This Weekend – Saturday, November 5, 2022
Q BBQ Fest
What: If you love BBQ or just anything meat, this festival is just for you!
The Q BBQ gathers the finest pitmasters from across Texas and throughout the country to serve award-winning smoked meats to all you meat and BBQ lovers out there.
Expect tons of BBQ, of course, and so much more. The masters will also be dishing out tutorials and demos for you to copy at home to get the best BBQ you can be proud of. Then, there will also be tons of games and activities for you to enjoy.
When: November 4 – 6, 2022 | 5 pm
Where: AT&T Stadium, 1 AT&T Way, Arlington, TX 76011
How much: $15 – $129
The 12th Annual Festival at Switchyard by the City of Carrollton
What: Enjoy free concerts and so many fun activities at the 12th Annual Festival at Switchyard this weekend with the family!
Grammy award-winning rock band Soul Asylum will be headlining the festival. Meanwhile, chart-topping bands Hoobastank and Lit will open, with alternative rockers Marcy Playground kicking off the nighttime entertainment.
Other performers include Hip Hop Hooray, Bryan Adams tribute band Run to You, and the Jade Flores Band.
In addition to that, you and the family can also enjoy children’s entertainment, front-of-stage community performances, rides and games, face painting and balloon art, a beer garden, and an array of food vendors and festival booths.
When: November 5, 2022 | 11 am
Where: Historic Downtown Carrollton, 1100 S Elm St, Carrollton, TX 75006
16th annual Global Village Market by Greenland Hills United Methodist Church
What: Shop everything from colorful napkins and handmade scarves to origami ornaments and tamales at the 16th annual global village market by the Greenland Hills United Methodist Church.
This two-day holiday fair will benefit charitable organizations and fair trade retailers supporting various causes around the world. In addition to the market, you can also enjoy live music, homemade pies, chili, grilled hot dogs, and so much more.
When: November 5 – 6, 2022 | 10 am
Where: Greenland Hills UMC/ Preschool, 5835 Penrose Ave, Dallas, TX 75206, United States
How much: Free
Things to Do in Dallas This Weekend – Sunday, November 6, 2022
The Light Park
What: There is nothing that makes your journey on the road a lot more fun than brilliant, dazzling, and beautiful lights especially since Christmas is already less than a hundred days away. You can enjoy all that with The Light Park!
The Light Park is a mile-long drive-thru spectacular where you can witness millions of beautiful lights synchronized to a mix of music by DJ Polar Ice. So you can rock out to the coolest tunes and celebrate the holiday season early while traveling through the longest light tunnel in the world.
The event will be priced per vehicle rather than per person.
When: November 6 – December 31, 2022 | 5:30 pm
Where: Hurricane Harbor Arlington, 1800 E Lamar Blvd, Arlington, TX 76006
How much: $29 – $125
Chefs for Farmers Main Event
What: Get ready for your stomachs to be wowed at the Chefs for Farmers main event this Sunday!
The day will highlight the best of the best from Texas and beyond. You can sample mouthwatering bites from the very best tastes created by the most talented chefs from Dallas-Fort Worth in addition to other favorites, culinary destinations across the country.
You can chase these down with sips from various wineries and spirit brands from some of the best distilleries and winemakers in the area too. Each ticket is all-inclusive of unlimited food, drinks, live entertainment, and more.
When: November 6 | 3 pm – 6 pm
Where: Dallas Heritage Village, 1515 S Harwood St, Dallas, TX 75215
How much: $135
Demi Lovato Concert
What: After her near-death experience, Demi Lovato took a break from the industry but now she’s back and stronger than ever. And she continues to inspire and empower so many people all around the world with her powerful lyrics and beautiful voice.
This Sunday, she’s coming to Irving in support of her new album “Holy Fvck.” Get your tickets early and catch her live back on stage performing some of her best hits.
When: November 6 | 8 pm
Where: The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory, 300 W Las Colinas Blvd., Irving, TX 75039
How much: Starts at $40
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