Bluebonnets & More Stuff to Do in Dallas This Weekend

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Hi Dallas!

Welcome back to another Things to do in Dallas Weekend Guide! We’ve picked out so many fun events for you. Sit back, relax, and enjoy everything this weekend has to offer!

From paying tribute to the legendary Selena, to wandering along the bluebonnet trails, to a music and arts festival, a taco and tequila crawl, to a solar new year celebration! There’s so much fun stuff going on this weekend!

Events This Weekend

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Selena Day at Legacy Hall

National Selena Day is Friday, APR 16, and Legacy Hall is celebrating with pizza, margaritas, and a screening of the movie Selena!

Get your besties together and head over to Legacy Hall to pay tribute to the Queen of Tejano music! Grab a slice of pizza (Selena’s favorite food), snag a margarita, or two from the bar, and head to the outdoor patio. Enjoy a free screening of Selena. Showtime is  at 12:30PM.

Event Details
🗓 APR 16 | 12:30PM
📍 Legacy Hall | 7800 Windrose Avenue, Plano, Texas, 75024

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Ennis Bluebonnet Trails Festival

Celebrate the bloom of the bluebonnets at the official Texas Bluebonnet Trail in Ennis, just a little less than an hour outside of Dallas.

Come and join the three-day celebration of  69 years of Ennis Bluebonnet Trails. Enjoy walking down the beautiful bluebonnets trails, listen to some live music, shop at the local arts and crafts market and of course indulge in delicious food!

The bluebonnets typically peak around the 2nd or 3rd week of April.

Event Details
🗓 APR 16–18 | 10AM–6PM/9PM
📍 Ennis Welcome Center | 201 NW Main, Ennis, Texas, 75119

Don’t want to go that far out of town?! You can also find some bluebonnets at Oak Point Nature Preserve, Arbor Hills Nature Preserve, and the Bluebonnet Trail along Spring Creek. 

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Plano-McKinney Music & Arts Festival

It’s time for the 2021 Plano-McKinney Music & Arts Festival at beautiful Myers Park & Event Center in McKinney.

Come and enjoy major concerts, fine art displays, a classic car show, a custom motorcycle show, and so many more fun attractions and highlights. Check out the Taste of Texas Food Garden, with delicious cuisine, and craft beers. National recording artists will be performing throughout the afternoon and evening on the main stage. Bring the whole family for a fantastic weekend of fun!

Event Details
🗓 APR 17 + APR 18| 11AM–9PM
📍 Myers Park & Event Center | 7117 Co Rd 166, McKinney, Texas, 75071

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FC Dallas vs Colorado Rapids

Soccer season is back!

FC Dallas will host the Colorado Rapids this weekend for their season opener at the Toyota Stadium. Make sure to get your tickets to cheer them on! The match will also be broadcast locally on the FCDTV Network and on ESPN+ outside the Dallas-Ft. Worth market.

Event Details
🗓 APR 17 | 7PM
📍 Toyota Stadium | 9200 World Cup Way, Frisco, Texas, 75033

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Solar New Year at Krio

Save the date! Celebrate the Cambodian, Thai and Lao New Year at Krio!

Krio is a casual, Asian-inspired Cajun restaurant in Bishops Arts serving authentic Asian/Cajun cuisine. Join the Solar new New Celebration and admire the festive decor, enjoy food pop-ups featuring Culture Lao Street Food and Ka-Tip Thai Street Food, entertainment, and more!

Event Details
🗓 APR 17 11AM– APR 18 12AM
📍 Krio | 233 W 7th St, Dallas, Texas, 75208

Local Business Spotlight

📷 Wilder Sweets |@wildersweets

Meet Kira Wilder aka the queen of cookie creations and owner of Wilder Sweets! Wilder Sweets is a vegan, plant-based baked goods company. We love their cookies! The menu of flavors includes Momoa Red Velvet, Chocolate Chip, Snickerdoodle, Dandy Pecan Pie, Strawberry Cheesecake, Parent Trap, Key Lime, Triple Threat, S’mores, and Cream N Cookies! Be aware of dog kisses! Kira makes vegan dog treats as well!

You can DM her on Instagram to order some delicious treats. If you want to shop some vegan goodies in person you can find her at DFWShopz Spring Market/2yr Anniversary Market 2021 APR 10, at Inclusion Coffee in Arlington APR 17, and The Market at Park Lane: Outdoor Spring Market Series MAY 1.

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Before you go

Due to COVID-19, we understand there’s not as much going on as normal in our city. But not to worry, there are still plenty of things to do in Dallas that can be done while social distancing. Be sure to double-check for any updates at events and venues before making plans to head out.

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Vanessa Umbrage

Vanessa Umbrage

Vanessa is a City Manager for UNATION and author of the Stuff to Do in Dallas City Guide. For more insight on the best events and things to do in the Dallas area, download the UNATION app and follow @StufftoDoinDallas on Instagram and Facebook.