Dallas Ft. Worth Weekend Guide

    What: Association for Corporate Growth YP Craft Beer Bonanza
    When: Thurs. June 1st @ 6:00PM – 9:00PM
    Where: Nasher Sculpture Center
    2001 Flora St., Dallas, TX 75201
    Why: The Association for Corporate Growth will present its Young Professionals Craft Beer Bonanza. Celebrate with over 300 of Dallas Fort Worth’s finest young professional groups. Tickets include unlimited craft beer samples, sliders and fries, music by DJ Paul Andrew, craft beer sample mug, one door prize ticket, cash liquor bar, and more

    What: Plaza Palooza
    When: Fri. June 2nd & Sat. June 3rd @ 1:00PM – 10:30PM
    Where: Sundance Square
         E. 3rd St, and Main St., Ft. Worth, TX 76102
    Why: Plaza Palooza, a free two-day festival produced by Sundance Square, will take center stage with a line-up of music, visual artists and other interesting entertainment adults of all ages will enjoy. Emerging as well as established, popular bands will perform. 3D Street Painting artists from across the country will create 3D scenes, whimsical portraits, and fictional characters under the umbrellas in the plaza.

    What: Young Professionals’ Skip Day
    When: Fri. June 2nd @ 3:00PM – 11:00PM
    Where: The Rustic
    3656 Howell St., Dallas, TX 75204
    Why: FreeRange Concepts and Do214 present Young Professionals Skip Day featuring live music by Paul Cauthen & Friends. The party entry is free with RSVP. Local country singer on the rise, Paul Cauthen, has a Johnny Cash-esque sound and opened for the likes of Willie Nelson, Elle King and Ryan Bingham to name a few. He has also has been recognized by Rolling Stone as a “New Country Artist You Need to Know” last September. Opening bands will include the charming and rugged, Dan Dyer as well as Fort Worth’s very own Matthew McNeal..

    What: Fair Park Sparks
    When: Fri. June 2nd @ 5:00PM – 10:00PM
    Where: Fair Park
    1300 Robert B. Cullum Blvd., Dallas, TX 75210
    Why: Free family event includes a fireworks display, fountain show, roving entertainers, live music, artists gallery, concessions including food trucks and a wine bar & a children’s area with face painting and more.

    What: SummerFest Friday Night Fireworks & All-American Garage Party
    When: Fri. June 2nd @ 7:00PM
    Where: Gaylord Texan
    1501 Gaylord Trail, Grapevine, TX 76051
    Why: Grapevine’s Friday Night Fireworks are back at the Gaylord Texan. Make your way to the 5th floor of the resort parking garage at 7 p.m. for music and great food as a live DJ hosts fun and games at the “All-American Garage Party,” all while you countdown to “Friday Night Fireworks” over Lake Grapevine at 9:30 p.m.

    What: Movies in the Park
    When: Fri. June 2nd – Fri. June 30th @ 8:30PM (Fridays Only)
    Where: The Shops at Park Lane
         8080 Park Ln., Dallas, TX 75225
    Why: Movies In The Park, the free outdoor movie series, returns to The Park at The Shops at Park Lane, with blockbuster films every Friday night in June. Grab a spot on the lawn or relax and dine on one of the numerous patios overlooking the big screen.  Alcoholic beverages are available for purchase on restaurant patios. June 2 – Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, June 9 – Legally Blonde, June 16 – Furious 7, June 23 – Grease, June 30 – The LEGO Batman Movie

    What: 13th Annual Car Show and Food Drive
    When: Sat. June 3rd @ 9:00AM – 3:00PM
    Where: House of Hotrods
    2301 Highway 1187, Mansfield, TX 76063
    Why: All makes and models of cars or bikes will be welcome and your admission is simply one non-perishable food item or cash donation of your choice. Family fun activities while you check out the cars! We will also have food, drinks and refreshing snow cones available! In addition to checking out the different makes and models lined up for your viewing, you can also get an up-close look at our state-of-the-art facility. This is a “cruise in and out” event so come as you please and stay as long as you’d like!

    What: Uptown Family Fest
    When: Sat. June 3rd @ 10:00AM – 1:00PM
    Where: West Village
    3699 McKinney Ave., Dallas, TX 75204
    Why: Uptown Family Fest at West Village invites all parents, kids and the young at heart for a day of family fun at West Village. Free activities include a balloon artist, face painting, stilt walkers, live music and more.

    What: Community Summer Fest
    When: Sat. June 3rd @ 10:00AM – 1:00PM
    Where: Senter Park Recreation Center
    901 Senter Rd., Irving, TX 75060
    Why: Join us for a day of summer fun with games, food trucks, vendors, a bounce house and snow cones. Free admission for the whole family.

    What: 4th Annual Voly in the Park
    When: Sat. June 3rd @ 12:00PM – 4:00PM
    Where: Klyde Warren Park
    2012 Woodall Rodgers Fwy., Dallas, TX 75201
    Why: Voly in the Park is a free, family-friendly festival that encourages giving back, getting involved and volunteering. Find out about volunteer opportunities in North Texas from 65 nonprofits, while enjoying live entertainment and participating in hands-on volunteer projects. Guests will learn about and connect with community issues and programs that include a wide range of causes such as animal advocacy, the arts, community gardening, domestic violence awareness, hunger relief, childhood education and more.

    What: Dallas Rally for Truth
    When: Sat. June 3rd @ 4:00PM
    Where: The Plinth at University of Texas at Dallas Campus
    800 W. Campbell Rd., Richardson, TX 75080
    Why: The Dallas Rally for Truth is part of the nationwide March for Truth, a grassroots, volunteer-led series of nonviolent demonstrations being planned in 100+ cities in five countries on June 3. The march is to support the investigation into crucial unanswered questions about the relationship between the Russian state and Donald Trump, his associates, and his campaign.

    What: June Flea Market
    When: Sun. June 4th @ 12:00PM -5:00PM
    Where: Double Wide
    3510 Commerce St., Dallas, TX 75226
    Why: June Flea Market invites only the best and hippest dealers of antiques, vintage clothes, records, jewelry, comic books and more. So even if you get a little loosey-goosey in your spending, you won’t wake up with a dud. Take advantage of happy hour until 7 p.m. Wells and domestics are $3, and admission costs you squat.

    What: AJCO Presents The Music of Stevie Wonder
    When: Sun. June 4th @ 8:00PM
    Where: Levitt Pavilion for the Performing Arts
         100 W. Abram St., Arlington, TX 76010
    Why: Family friendly concert series features open lawn seating (lawn chairs, blankets) & free admission. Picnics, coolers and beverages (incl. beer & wine) are permitted. Concessions also available for purchase.


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