May 16, 2024 - News

ğŸŽ‰ Axios Dallas Weekender

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Drinking alcohol around zoo animals feels pretty risky, no? Illustration: Maura Losch/Axios

🍸 Cheers with a cheetah. The Dallas Zoo is hosting an adults-only Zoo After Dark event, where you can drink, dance at a silent disco, add to a community painting and hang out with animals that stay up late.

  • 6-9pm today at the Dallas Zoo. Tickets are $35.

🏀 Lose your voice. The Mavericks return home for Game 6 against the Oklahoma City Thunder, looking to close out their playoff series and advance to the Western Conference finals.

  • 7pm Saturday at the American Airlines Center.

🖋 Get tatted. The Elm Street Music and Tattoo Festival started in 2013. This year's festival will feature popular tattoo artists, local vendors and live music.

  • Friday-Sunday in Deep Ellum.

💅 Experience Barbie's world. Take your young Barbie lover for a meet-and-greet, story time, show and crafts. There will also be goodie bags for kids.

  • 12-2pm Saturday at Lava Cantina in The Colony. Tickets start at $22.
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