Feb 8, 2024 - Things to Do

Things to do in Dallas-Fort Worth this weekend

Illustration of a cassette tape with the tape unspooling to spell weekend.

Roll up to your weekend. Illustration: Brendan Lynch/Axios

There are several options for weekend plans in Dallas-Fort Worth that don't involve the Super Bowl.

  • Here are some events:

Laissez les bons temps rouler. Celebrate during the Oak Cliff Mardi Gras parade in Dallas' original French colony.

  • 1pm Sunday near Kessler Theater. Free.

Be art late. The Dallas Museum of Art is hosting its monthly late night Friday. It's closing weekend for the Afro-Atlantic Histories exhibit.

  • 5-11pm Friday. $20.

Deliver yourself to the theater. Dallas Theater Center's resident playwright Jonathan Norton has a new comedy, "I Am Delivered't," showing until Feb. 18.

  • 7:30 tonight, Saturday and Sunday. 7pm Friday. Plus, there are 2pm showings Saturday and Sunday. Tickets start at $25.50.

Welcome dragon. Celebrate a new year at the 2024 Lunar New Year Festival in DFW Chinatown in Richardson. There will be dances, performances and a calligraphy exhibit.

  • 11am-3pm Sunday at 400 N. Greenville Ave. Free.

Don't tell mama. Theatre Arlington opens "Cabaret" on Friday. The musical will be performed until March 3.

  • 7:30pm Friday and Saturday. 2pm Sunday. $40.

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