What: Fall-o-Ween Foodie Fest
When: Fri. Oct. 27th & Sat. Oct. 28th @ 7:30PM – 10:00PM
Where: Longhorn Ballroom
216 Corinth Street Rd., Dallas, TX 75207
Why: The Foodie Experience hosts a lively evening of tasty bites, drinks, live music and more. Come as you are or dress in your favorite Halloween costume to enjoy more than 50 chefs and culinary artisans.
What: Rock the Red Door
When: Fri. Oct. 27th @ 8:00PM
Where: South Side Music Hall
1135 South Lamar St., Dallas, TX 75215
Why: 9th annual Rock the Red Door benefit concert featuring the Emerald City Band, a Halloween costume contest and good eats at the In-N-Out Burger truck. Benefits Cancer Support Community North Texas.
What: Stranger Things Halloween Bash
When: Fri. Oct. 27th @ 9:00PM
Where: Quixotic World
2824 Main St., Dallas, TX 75226
Why: Enjoy this Halloween party that doubles as a Stranger Things 2 premiere party. Dress as your favorite stranger or ’80s horror character and enter the best costume contest. Also be: Free easy play D&D, photo booth, Stranger Things themed VR Arcade Experience, 80s Jams, and Midnight showing of 1st Episode of S2.
What: Japanese Garden Fall Festival
When: Sat. Oct. 28th & Sun. Oct. 29th @ 10:00AM – 5:00PM
Where: Ft. Worth Botanic Garden
3220 Botanic Garden Blvd., Ft. Worth, TX 76107
Why: Enjoy traditional Japanese dance, music, martial arts, sword demonstrations, raku, and tea ceremonies
What: Korean Festival Dallas
When: Sat. Oct. 28th @ 10:00AM – 10:00PM
Where: Super H Mart
2625 Old Denton Rd., Carollton, TX 75007
Why: This annual festival highlights Korean culture, including art, food and entertainment (both cultural and kpop performances). Featured artists include G2, Gwang-Gae-to Samulnori, Crying Nut and Na Woon Ha.
What: Dallas Day of the Dead Festival
When: Sat. Oct. 28th @ 11:00AM – 4:00PM & 6:00PM – 10:00PM (Adults Only)
Where: Latino Cultural Center
2600 Live Oak St., Dallas, TX 75204
Why: Celebrate the people you love at LLC’s annual Día de los Muertos festival. There will be music, sugar skulls, face painting and art activities throughout the building. Browse the galleries filled with artwork and altars that are part of the Day of the Dead exhibit. Come learn and take part in this centuries old tradition.
What: Denton’s Day of the Dead Festival
When: Sat. Oct. 28th @ 11:00AM – 9:00PM
Where: Dan’s Silverleaf
2103 Industrial St., Denton, TX 76201
Why: Free, family-friendly outdoor fest that celebrates the fall season, the harvest, Dia de Los Muertos and all things Halloween. Costumes are encouraged. Activities include a pumpkin patch; haunted houses; Coffin Races; costume contests; a lantern-lit twilight parade and the Halloween musical Cirque du Horror.
What: NTXBW: Pintwood Derby
When: Sat. Oct. 28th @ 12:00PM
Where: Flying Saucer Draught Emporium (Ft. Worth)
111 E. Third St., Ft. Worth, TX 76102
Why: North Texas Beer Week: Did you build a wooden race car back in the day? Head to Flying Saucer and spend a Saturday afternoon feeding your inner Webelos. $20 buys you a derby car kit, a Deschutes beer.
What: A Spooktacular Event at The Dallas Aquarium
When: Sat. Oct. 28th @ 7:00PM – 10:00PM
Where: Dallas World Aquarium
1801 N. Griffin St., Dallas, TX 75202
Why: Bruce Wayne cordially invites you to a Spooktacular Evening benefiting the non-profit organization Heroes, Cops, and Kids. Enjoy cocktails, dinner, dancing, costume contest with prizes & photo booth.
What: Oaklawn Halloween Block Party
When: Sat. Oct. 28th @ 7:00PM – 1:00AM
Where: Oak Lawn
Cedar Springs Rd. and Oaklawn Ave, Dallas, TX 75219
Why: Every year comes alive with citizens strutting their stuff in the costume promenade. Let your spirit sway to live music and satisfy your hunger with food, beer and refreshments. Take advantage of Uber & Lyft Promos
What: Dia De Los Muertos Bash
When: Sat. Oct. 28th @ 9:00PM
Where: Granada Theater
3524 Greenville Ave., Dallas, TX 75206
Why: Two Parties in one: Dia De Los Muertos Bash at Granada and Sundown featuring DJ Souljah, DJ Sober, Titan (Daft Punk Tribute), Blue the Misfit, Picnictyme and Junk Food.
What: Halloween Party
When: Sat. Oct. 28th @ 9:00PM – Midnight
Where: Ida Claire
5001 Belt Line Rd., Addison, TX 75254
Why: Enjoy a Halloween-themed party with live music, a costume contest, Airstream photo booth and food and drink specials all night. Contest winner wins Dallas Stars game tickets & Ida Claire $100 gift card.
What: Dallas Kosher BBQ Championship
When: Sun. Oct. 29th @ 10:00AM
Where: Sunnyland Furniture
7879 Spring Valley Rd., Dallas, TX 75254
Why: The national cuisine of Texas meets the dietary laws of the Bible in the Dallas Kosher BBQ Championship. The family-friendly daylong festival includes music, food, a play zone for kids, barbecue preparation and demonstrations, judging, award presentations, and more.
What: Four Year Anniversary Party
When: Sun. Oct. 29th @ 12:00PM – 7:00PM
Where: Luck at Trinity Groves
3011 Gulden Ln., Suite 112, Dallas, TX 75212
Why: North Texas Beer Week: The Trinity Groves gastropub celebrates 4 years with rare local beer tappings, food specials, live music, live screen printing and local up-and-coming breweries on site with free samples.
What: Rose All Day Wine and Music Festival
When: Sun. Oct. 29th @ 1:00PM – 9:00PM
Where: Arlington Hall at Lee Park
3333 Turtle Creek Blvd., Dallas, TX 75219
Why: A new Rosé-inspired festival will offer live music, food vendors, cocktails and Rosé All Day wine samplings. Cover bands Petty Theft (Tom Petty tribute), Hard Night’s Day (Beatles tribute) and Straight Tequila Night (’90s country covers) will entertain throughout the event. Guests encouraged to wear pink or white.
What: Homebrew Competition Judging
When: Sun Oct. 29th @ 7:00PM – 10:00PM
Where: BrainDead Brewing
2625 Main St., Dallas, TX 75226
Why: North Texas Beer Week: This is our first home brew competition where the winner gets to brew their beer with Drew on our 15 barrel system and will be proudly displayed and sold in