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Events in Dallas, Texas

Addison Oktoberfest - More than 60,000 fans of polka, German food and Spaten Bier will gather in Addison Circle Park for four days of music, folk dancing, sing-alongs, children’s entertainment and more. Addison’s four-day, authentic German festival is one of the largest Oktoberfest festivals outside of the famed Munich celebration.

Butterfly Flutterby - Migration of the Monarch butterfly from Canada to Mexico is heralded by a Grapevine parade and celebration.

Chi Omega Christmas Market - This quarter century old market attracts more than 125 merchants for holiday shopping opportunity combined with special events.

Cottonwood Art Festival - For the past 41 years, Cottonwood Art Festival has been a popular Texas attraction and one of our nation's premier festivals. It draws over 240 local, regional, and national artists, as well as local and regional bands performing the best in rock, country, jazz, blues, swing, and folk.

Dallas Home & Garden Show - The Dallas Home Show is a popular event held in the spring - and again in the fall - that features the latest products and innovations in home decor, gardening, and remodeling. Seminars and how-to workshops are offered, and hundreds of companies exhibit their goods and services.

Great American Trucking Show - Welcome to The Great American Trucking Show! The Great American Trucking Show is the nation’s second-largest trucking trade show and offers attendees a wide variety of industry exhibitors and informational sessions. Find a job, attend free educational seminars, get the latest information from top industry leaders or see the amazing works of art at the Custom Rigs Pride & Polish Truck Beauty Contest.

Greek Food Festival of Dallas - Sink your teeth into a traditional gyro or grilled souvlaki, enjoy a fresh Greek salad, decadent baklava, or a number of other authentic indulgences. Lose yourself in the marvelous array of gold and silver jewelry, worry beads, sailors' caps, fun fashion accessories, art and hand-crafted creations, and much more.

Kaboom Town - Addison hosts a Fourth of July extravaganza of fireworks, food and historic warplane fly-bys.

Shakespeare in the Park - Inspired by the egalitarian nature of the New York Shakespeare Festival, Robert “Bob” Glenn started The Shakespeare Festival of Dallas in 1971 as a free summer Shakespeare Festival. Shakespeare Dallas has solidified its reputation as one of North Texas’ most valued and vital cultural treasures. It is a must see on your list of places to visit!

State Fair of Texas - A lively montage of midway rides, music, exhibits and live stock events. Join us at the outdoor festival-type venue with concerts all week long and headliners on weekends. Come see all the other exciting adventures that await you at the Texas State Fair!

Taste of Dallas - Prepare your palate for a weekend of culinary delights from Dallas’ top chefs and most popular restaurants. Sample the menus of restaurants you’ve always wanted to try. Steal a secret or two from top culinary talent at cooking demonstrations. Drink in select wines and learn about the winemaking process. Satisfy your sweet tooth with some of Dallas’ most delectable desserts.

The North Texas Irish Festival - More than 50 bands, street performers, storytellers, vendors, cultural events and exhibits converge on Dallas’ Fair Park. Local musicians include many performances from local North Texas pipe and drum bands as well as music from dozens of artists from Texas and surrounding states.

Trains at NorthPark - All aboard! The Trains at NorthPark is the most elaborate toy train exhibit in Texas. Celebrating its 11th year at NorthPark Center, the exhibit features more than 40 vintage locomotives chugging along 2,500 feet of track on a magical journey across America. See the trains wind through captivating scenes and national landmarks including Washington Monument, the White House, Golden Gate Bridge, Statue of Liberty, Times Square and more.

USA Film Festival - Held every year in the Angelika Film Center, this event is something that you won't want to miss out on! Over 40 years of experience, the USA film festival is an amazing tradition that you will want to join in on and continue attending every year!