Mar 13, 2024 - Things to Do

Mike Modano tribute and more happening in Dallas-Fort Worth this weekend

A photo of Dallas Stars legend Mike Modano hoisting the Stanley Cup

Hope No. 9 is ready to party like it's 1999. Photo: Glenn James/Getty Images

Mike Modano, who led the Dallas Stars to their first and only Stanley Cup title in 1999, will be honored with a statue outside American Airlines Center this weekend.

The intrigue: The statue showcases "Modano's speed and grace that were synonymous with his Hall of Fame career," per the NHL.

If you go: The statue will be unveiled at 4pm Saturday at PNC Plaza before the Stars game against the L.A. Kings. Say hi to the Dirk Nowitzki statue.

More events this weekend…

☘️ Have Dublin the fun. The Dallas Mavericks are hosting Dallas' 43rd St. Patrick's Parade and Festival with Modano as the grand marshal.

  • 9am to 3pm Saturday along Greenville Avenue.

🛍️ Hear, hear. Take your family to the mall for kid-friendly stories about Texas with Ramblin' Rita.

  • 11:30am Saturday at the play place at Galleria Dallas.

🎨 Throw some colors. The Hindu holiday of Holi is later this month, and North Texans are celebrating all month long. This weekend's Fort Worth Festival of Colors will celebrate "the culture of India with a Fort Worth country flair."

  • 11am-4pm Saturday at Panther Island Pavilion. Tickets start at $8.
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