Let’s Taco ’bout all the stuff this weekend!

Hiya folks! Welcome back, and I hope everyone is doing well.  No matter what you fancy this weekend, I’m pretty sure we’ve got something for you! Art festivals, crawfish boils, Scottish Games, music festivals, and all the tacos you can eat! We’ve even got WhoFest and Frightmare for us nerds.

If you know about an event I’ve missed, please share the info in the comments below. If you’d like to have an event submitted for a future list, send me a message with the info and I’ll make sure to include it.



MayFest at Trinity Park in Fort Worth, May 4 – 7.

WhoFest 4 at the Westin DFW in Irving, May 5 – 7.

Texas Frightmare Weekend at the Hyatt Regency DFW, May 5 – 7.

Dallas International Guitar Festival at Dallas Market Hall, May 5 – 7.

Vintage Market Days at Myers Park and Event Center, May 5 – 7.

Texas Scottish Festival & Highland Games at UT Arlington, May 5 – 7.

Granbury’s Taco and Tequila Music Festival at Oak Water Ranch, May 5 – 6.

Off The Rails Country Music Festival at Toyota Stadium in Frisco, May 6 – 7.

Cottonwood Art Festival at Cottonwood Park in Richardson, May 6 – 7.


LAST CHANCE Pure Quill: Photographs by Barbara Van Cleve at the National Cowgirl Museum.

Mariachi March – Second Line at Better Block in the Bishop Arts District.

Cinco de Mayo in Bishop Arts.

Cinco de Mayo at ICE at the Parks.

Cinco de Mayo Festival at Garland City Square.

Cinco de Mayo Party at the Dallas Farmers Market.

Tamale Fiesta at La Popular Tamale House in Dallas.

Cinco de Mayo Fiesta at Beto & Son at Trinity Groves.

JMBLYA 2017 at Fair Park.

Food Truck Friday Lunch Two at Levitt Pavilion in Arlington.

First Friday Dance at Southside Preservation Hall.

First Friday at The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth.

Bizet’s Carmen with the Fort Worth Opera.

Keeping Tradition Alive at Wayne Ferguson Plaza in Lewisville.

Everest – A Semi-Stage Performance at The Winspear Opera House.

Spring Fling Burlesque at The Kessler.


Maymosa! Mimosa Walk in Deep Ellum.

walkSTEM in the Dallas Arts District.

2017 DFW Kidney Walk at Levitt Pavilion in Arlington.

Day At The Races at Arlington Hall and Lee Park in Dallas.

Run For Life 2017 at Armstrong Park in Duncanville.

Bird Walk: Migratory Birds at Farmers Branch Historical Park.

Celebrate Downtown! Dive In with Preservation Dallas.

Downtown Midlothian Market opening day at Heritage Park.

Dallas Cinco de Mayo on Jefferson Blvd in Oak Cliff.

Cinco de Mayo at Traders Village.

Bugs and Brews at the Granada Theater.

Opening Day at Keller Farmers Market.

40 Oz Walk in Deep Ellum.

Marijuana March of North Texas at Burk Burnett Park.

aTrolla Music Festival at Reunion Tower.

Cinco de Bayou Crawfish Boil at Deep Ellum Brewing Company.

Gun Fights and an Old Time Music Jam at the Dallas Heritage Village.

African American Book Expo in Duncanville.

El Fuerte – 2nd Annual Fort Worth Taco Fest at Panther Island Pavilion.

The Hip Winkles Great Gatsby 1920s Night at Opening Bell Coffee.

Safari Nights: Los Texmaniacs at the Dallas Zoo.

Talk Derby To Me at The Rustic.

27th Dallas Spring Nationals Classic Car Show at Sam Pack’s Auto Group in Farmer’s Branch.

East Main Street Arts Festival in Downtown Arlington.

Community History Workshop Series at the Fort Worth Library.

Hoedown at the Dallas Farmers Market with the Lone Star String Band.

Cinco de Wag-O at Wag Canine Emporium.

Rusty Truck Vintage Market at the Dallas Farmers Market.

Cinco de Mayo Celebration at Hulen Park in Cleburne.

Native Plants & Prairies Day at the Bath House Cultural Center.

Sour Fest 2017 at Martin House Brewing.

Night Owl Society Book Signing at Collected in Fort Worth.

Building an Herb Spiral at the Botanical Research Institute of Texas.

The Magic Piano with the Dallas Opera at the Winspear Opera House.

RockFest, A Farmers Market in Hurst.

It’s Free Comic Book Day, so check out local comic shops like Vahalla Games in Plano.

A Tale of Three Folks at Art Centre Theatre in Plano.

Community Garage Sale at the Farmers Branch Market.


LAST CHANCE Norma with the Dallas Opera, April 21 – May 7.

Saturday Night Fever 40th Anniversary at select theaters.

Celebration of VE-Day: The 72nd Anniversary of the End of WWII at the Dallas Holocaust Museum and Center for Education and Tolerance.

Bark in the Park Rescheduled Event at Dr. Pepper Ballpark.

Super Portable Sunday at Game Over Videogames in Fort Worth.

8th Annual A Peep At the Coops urban coop tour at Moss Haven Farm.

Spring Fling – Arlington Historic Cemeteries hosted by the Fielder House Museum.

Mother’s Day Mimosa Walk in the Bishop Arts District.

May Flea Market at Double Wide.

Etsy Dallas Spring Bash at Gilley’s Dallas.

CHEEP Thrills Trained Bird Show at Traders Village.

Bites and Flights at West 7th in Fort Worth.

3rd Annual Rahr-B-Q Steak Cook Off at Rahr & Sons Brewing.

The Tempest at Studio Theatre.

Fly Fishing Film Tour at The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth.


Swing Dance Lessons at Southside Preservation Hall.

#HEARHERE Garrison Keillor: Stories From Lake Wobegon at the Winspear Opera House.


The Wizard of Oz at Studio Movie Grill.

An Evening with David Crosby & Friends at the Granada Theater.

EntreLeadership 1-Day at Music Hall @ Fair Park.

Branford Marsalis Quartet at Dallas City Performance Hall.


Dan Savage: Savage Love Live at The Kessler.

Cool Thursday Concert: Who’s Bad at the Dallas Arboretum.


Pink Impact at the Fort Worth Convention Center, May 12 – 13.

The Breakfast Club is the midnight movie at the Inwood Theater.

Dvorak’s New World Symphony at Bass Performance Hall, May 12 – 14.

Water Gardening Weekend at North Haven Gardens.


Food Truck Friday at Levitt Pavilion in Arlington.

Cocoa & Canvas – A Mother’s Day Celebration at the Irving Mall.

Awesome Mix Dance Party at the Vetted Well at Alamo Drafthouse Cedars.

Joe Rogan at Verizon Theatre.

White Rock Zine Machine: Flight #4 at Deep Vellum Books.

Friday on the Green at Magnolia Green in Fort Worth.


LAST CHANCE Mother’s Day Bowl Help-Create at Vetro Art Glass in Grapevine, April 29th – May 13.

LAST CHANCE Captain Phantasm Meets Major Majestic at Pocket Sandwich Theater, March 31 – May 13.

Command Performance 2017 at the Winspear Opera House.

Space Day at the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History.

ASO Symphony Goes Wild at Arlington Music Hall.

Spring Wingding at Dinosaur Valley State Park.

Strut Your Mutt at the Margaret Hunt Bridge in Dallas.

The 5K Foam Fest Dallas at DFW Adventure Park in Roanoke.

History Quest at the Dallas Heritage Village.

Dallas Brain Tumor Walk at AT&T Stadium in Arlington.

Mimosa Run at Panther Island Pavilion.

Homegrown Festival featuring Tripping Daisy, at Main Street Garden in Dallas.

Pints for Pups at Mutts Canine Cantina.

7th Annual Prairie Day at the Botanical Research Institute of Texas.

6th Annual Student Film Festival at Texas Theatre.

Summer Fiesta at The Grove at Harwood with Dallasites101.

Gospel Music Celebration at Traders Village.

Asia Times Square 2nd Annual Crawfish Festival in Grand Prairie.

Metis Atash: Buddha Goes Punk at Samuel Lynne Galleries in Dallas.

TASTE with the Dallas Junior Chamber at The Crow Collection of Asian Art.

A Closer Walk with Patsy Cline at Uptown Theater in Grand Prairie.


LAST CHANCE Susan and God at Theatre Three, April 20 – May 14.

LAST CHANCE Disney’s The Little Mermaid at Casa Manana, April 21 – May 14.


Have a great week, catch ya next time!

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