15 Things To Do This Weekend In DFW

 

  1. Earth Day Texas

Check out this free event at Fair Park. The three-day expo showcases environmental organizations, businesses, speakers, interactive programming and entertainment.

The  event includes live music, sustainable beer and food pavilions, electric bike test tracks, and many family activities.
Highlights:
• Green Speaker Series
• Untapped Music & Beer Sustainable Garden
• Bike Texas Kids Kup
• Michael Martin Murphey concert
• EDTx Music Stage
• Robotics competiton
• Solar Car Challenge

  1. Whofest 3

WhoFest, a festival for fans of Doctor Who. Returning for a third year with celebrity guests and experiences from the world of Doctor Who. Scheduled to appear are Eve Myles (Gwyneth, and star of the Doctor Who spinoff Torchwood), Richard Franklin (Capt. Mike Yates), Wendy Padbury (Zoe Heriot), emcee Peter Pixie and more. Activities include panels, photo op sessions, Who Cares charity auction, costume and cosplay, video room and WhoKids programming.

Admission:
Adults – $60 (until 3/31) / $70 (until 4/24)
Ages 7-15 – $30 (until 3/31) / $350 (until 4/24)
Children 6 and younger are free with paying adult.

  1. 2016 Dallas International Film Festival: Other People

For Show and ticket information check out the Angelika Film Center

5321 E. Mockingbird Lane Suite 230
Dallas, TX 75206

  1. Ghostbusters Pinball Launch Party

Play the Stern Pinball Ghostbusters. The game will be set to free play, and the regular admission fee is $10 per person.

  1. Social Science: Music

Perot Museum of Nature and Science Starting at $15

  1. Tony Bennett

McFarlin Memorial Auditorium Starting at $78

  1. Scarborough Renaissance Festival

Scarborough Renaissance Grounds in Ennis

2511 FM 66
Waxahachie, TX 75167

Starting at $19

  1. Kwestival

In downtown Dallas. For one day only, on April 23, the 5-acre Klyde Warren Park will become a microcosm of 15 neighborhoods in Dallas. Embark on scavenger hunts through each pop-up neighborhood, buying samples or testing out products for free.

2012 Woodall Rodgers Freeway
Dallas, TX 75201

  1. Off the Rails Country Music Fest: Blake Shelton / Eric Church / Sam Hunt / Chris Young

Toyota Stadium $69

  1. Farmers Branch Historical Park

Farmers Branch Historical Park is nestled within 22 acres that trace the proud heritage of Farmers Branch, from the 1840s through the 1940s. The Gilbert House, built between 1856-1857, is the oldest rock structure in Dallas County still on its original foundation.

Enjoy live music, dinner, and a movie under the stars! Choose from your choice of DFW’s most popular food trucks and brews.

2540 Farmers Branch Lane
Farmers Branch, TX 75234

  1. Dallas Comic Show presents Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles with Judith Hoag, Ernie Reyes Jr, Kenn Scott

Q&A with stars Judith Hoag (April O’Neil), Ernie Reyes Jr (Donatello in TMNT/Keno in TMNT II: SECRET OF THE OOZE), Kenn Scott (Raphael) accompanying the film. Presented by Dallas Comic Show. Meet Judith Hoag, Ernie Reyes Jr., and Kenn Scott.  Dallas Comic Show April 23 & 24, 2016 at the Richardson Civic Center.

  1. David Cross

If you’re in for some laughs check out comedian David Cross from Arrested Development, brings his “Making America Great Again!” tour to the Majestic.

  1. Mario Bros. Deathmatch

Come challenge others to the ultimate ‘Deathmatch.’ The $20 entry fee includes admission to Free Play Arcade. Only 64 competitors will be registered, and the prize is a split of a $500 pot. 

Event 1: Mario Bros

  1. Wicked

Amazing! Check out “Wicked” the untold story of the witches of Oz. Long before Dorothy drops in, two other girls meet in the land of Oz. One, born with emerald-green skin, is smart, fiery and misunderstood. Starting at $40 

At Fair Park Dallas Music Hall

  1. Dollar Night at Lone Star Park

Come and see exciting Thoroughbred racing TONIGHT with $1 general admission, $1 hot dogs, $1 soft drinks, $1 programs, $1 popcorn and $2 beer. Discounted beer and other concessions available at stands on the first and second levels only. Gates open at 5:30 p.m., first live race at 7:05 p.m. Live music with Deja Groove between races.

 

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