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Hi Dallas!

‘Tis the season to have some FUN! There are so many great things to do in Dallas this weekend! We can’t wait to share them with you!

From running a marathon, to holiday shows, markets, outdoor movie nights, and more, there is no shortage of fun this weekend. Keep scrolling for your weekend plans and a sneak peek of the best upcoming holiday events!

First things first, are you READY to run this weekend?

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BMW Dallas Marathon Festival

Ready, set, go!

It’s finally time for the BMW Dallas Marathon this weekend! This run highlights some of the city’s most vibrant neighborhoods, entertainment districts and iconic Dallas landmarks.

The festival starts of on Friday night with the Friday Night Lights Mile, followed by multiple other race options throughout the weekend, including a 5K, 10K, 2-person half marathon relay, 5-person marathon relay, and various kids races. Even if you’re not a runner, don’t miss out on your chance to cheer on participants in a race.

Friday Night Lights Mile
Event Details
🗓 Dec 12 | 7:00pm
📍 Dallas City Hall Plaza
🎟 $29

Now, let Vanessa and Kally help plan the rest of your weekend!

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Some Fun Things to Do This Weekend

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Cowboys Christmas Extravaganza

Bring on the show!

Don’t miss out on the Cowboys Christmas Extravaganza this weekend. Enjoy a 20-minute show that starts off with the lighting of The Star’s 67-foot Christmas tree by a Dallas Cowboys alumni, then leads into a holiday performance showcasing the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders, Dallas Cowboys Rhythm and Blue Dancers and Drumline, Cowboys Rookie Squad, mascot Rowdy, Santa Claus, and special appearances from Dallas Cowboys Football heroes.⠀⠀⠀

Event Details
🗓 Dec 10 + Dec 11 | 6:00pm
📍 Tostitos Championship Plaza
🎟 Free

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Oso's 2nd Annual Holiday Gift Market + Free Climb Day

Holiday shopping just got a little more fun!

OSO is hosting their second annual Holiday Gift Market this weekend. Snag some unique holiday gifts for your friends and family from amazing local small businesses. There will be lots of local craft and food vendors. Up for a sweat afterwards? OSO is free all day on Saturday. 

Event Details
🗓 Dec 11 | 12:00pm–4:00pm
📍 Oso Climbing Gyms Design District
🎟 Free

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Shop ’til you drop!

Stuff your stockings at the Mistletoe Market in downtown Plano this weekend. Shop small and local for all of your holiday gifts this season. There will be special offers and promos to help you cross those last-minute items off your list.

Event Details
🗓 Dec 11 | 11:00am–7:00pm
📍 Downtown Plano Arts District
🎟 Free

Event Details
🗓 Dec 12 | 12:00pm–6:00pm
📍 Downtown Plano Arts District
🎟 Free

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Grinchmas at Grandscape Family Festival and Movie Night

Let’s have some holiday fun!

Enjoy a fun holiday festival at Grandscape with the whole family. You’ll get to take pictures with the Grinch, do some Christmas shopping with local vendors, let you kids participate in some fun activities like face painting, grab some food and drink, and watch an outdoor movie screening of The Grinch.

Event Details
🗓 Dec 11 | 2:00pm–7:00pm
📍Grandscape
🎟 $10 General Donation

Are you ready for some more holiday activities around Dallas?

‘Tis the season! There is no shortage of festive holiday events in Dallas this season. We are so excited! From dazzling light displays, to holiday parades, movie nights, markets, holiday pop-ups, and more, your holiday season is sure to be magical. Don’t Miss Out On The 10+ Best Holiday Events in Dallas

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Movies in the Park: The Polar Express

Who’s ready for a holiday movie?
 
Klyde Warren Park is hosting another free movie night and are so excited! Get your crew together, pack up a blanket, some snacks, and find the perfect spot on the lawn to enjoy the screening of Polar Express. 
 

Event Details
🗓 Dec 11 | 7:30pm
📍 Klyde Warren Park
🎟 Free

Cheer on our Dallas Teams!

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Dallas Stars vs. Arizona Coyotes

Event Details
🗓 Dec 6 | 7:30pm
📍  American Airlines Center
🎟️ Tickets start at $7

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Dallas Mavericks vs. Brooklyn Nets

Event Details
🗓 Dec 7 | 6:30pm
📍  American Airlines Center
🎟️ Tickets start at $23

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M-LINE’s Holiday Express sponsored by Uptown Dallas, Inc.

It’s time to go for a ride!
 
Hop on the M-Line Trolley Holiday Express! The Trolley will take you on a tour through the heart of uptown Dallas and into the downtown Arts District. While you experience the sights and sounds of the holiday season you’ll enjoy holiday music, sip hot chocolate and eat delicious cookies. 
 

Event Details
🗓 Dec 7 | 6:00pm
📍 Uptown Station
🎟 $25

Our Pick of the Week

Skin Pharm is a modern beauty brand from Nashville that finally made its way over to Dallas. If you’re unsure what your skin really needs we recommend booking a skin consult with them. You’ll learn so much about your own skin and get some awesome recommendations for further treatments.  Their services include Mirconeedling, Gold Infusions, BBL Photofacial, Chemical Peels, and more!

Get ready for the holidays with Skin Pharm. Throughout December they’re offering 10% off all treatments and products. They are also having a special pop-up on Dec 16, 9:30am to 5:30pm, where you can get 10% gift cards (it’s the perfect Holiday present), shop the Link x Lou welded jewelry pop-up, get a Clay Time polishing charcoal mask gift with any purchase, and win a $1K gift card. You don’t want to miss out on it!

Monday | 9:30am–5:30pm
Tuesday | 9:30am–5:30pm
Wednesday | 9:30am–5:30pm
Thursday | 9:30am–5:30pm
Friday | 9:30am–5:30pm
Saturday | Closed
Sunday | Closed

📍 Skin Pharm 

Looking for more places to get pampered in Dallas?

The holiday season can be a stressful time. We all know how important is it to take a break from our busy schedules and to just enjoy some ME-time. Whether you’re looking for a routine facial, a relaxing massage, medial aesthetic treatments, an awesome mani and pedi, and more, we’ve found the best places to get pampered in Dallas for you. The 5+ Best Places to Get Pampered in Dallas

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Still looking for something fun to do on Sunday?

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Dallas Holiday Mini Market

Let the holiday shopping begin!
 
Join the first ever Dallas Holiday Mini Market this weekend! Join this free event while picking up a few must-haves for the holidays and some treats for yourself. Make sure to arrive early, the first 25 guests will get a free gift bag at the doors.
 

Event Details
🗓 Dec 12 | 10:00am–4:00pm
📍 The Pittman Hotel
🎟 Free

Wanting to support more local businesses this holiday season?

There are so many amazing small businesses in Dallas. We curated a list of some delicious local food and a drink spots, our favorite places to shop clothes, gifts and more. Your Guide to Support Local Small Businesses in Dallas

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See you next week Dallas!

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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.

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