Thanksgiving & More Stuff to Do in Dallas This Weekend

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Hi Dallas!

Are you ready 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 starting Thanksgiving day with a turkey trot, to shopping small businesses, enjoying beautiful holiday lights, and more, there is no shortage of fun things to do this weekend. Keep scrolling for your weekend plans and don’t forget to send it to a friend, because the more the merrier!

We have some exciting NEWS to share with you! Introducing our brand new Facebook group Stuff to Do in Dallas  and it’s all about YOU. It’s a place where you can have awesome conversations about all the best things to do in Dallas. We can’t wait too see you there!

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

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Some Fun Things to Do This Weekend

Who’s excited for Turkey Day?

Join the 54th annual Dallas YMCA Turkey Trot this Thanksgiving morning.  Start and finish line is at the Dallas City Hall. The Dallas YMCA Turkey Trot is one of the largest multi-event races in the country? What are you waiting for, put on your running shoes, ready, set GO! ⠀⠀⠀

Event Details
🗓 Nov 25 | 8:30am
📍 Dallas City Hall
🎟 $37

Still looking for Thanksgiving plans? 

There are so many fun things to do for Thanksgiving in Dallas! Whether you’re looking for the best Thanksgiving events, some local Thanksgiving dinner takeout options, the best sweet treats, and more, keep scrolling for the best Thanksgiving experience in Dallas! How to Spend Thanksgiving in Dallas: Events, Local Takeout, And More

‘Tis the season to kick off the holiday shopping!

Join a fun and festive afternoon in Deep Ellum and support our local small businesses for Small Business Saturday. Sip your way through Deep Ellum while exploring all the unique gifts that are waiting for you.

Event Details
🗓 Nov 27 | 12:00pm–3:00pm
📍 Deep Ellum 
🎟 $15

Looking for more places to support for Small Business Saturday?

We love shopping local small businesses in Dallas. There are so many unique shops all over Dallas. Show them some love this weekend and get an early start on your holiday shopping. Your Guide to Support Local Small Businesses in Dallas

It’s time to turn on the lights!

During the holiday season Vitruvian Park transforms into a magical holiday wonderland. Each of the trees in the park will be decorated with colorful holiday lights that beautifully reflect in the creek below. This weekend Vitruvian Park will be hosting their “flip the switch” celebration  including performance by the Jordan Kahn Orchestra, gourmet food trucks, sweet treats, free photos with Santa, classic holiday characters, an elf balloon artist, and more!

Event Details
🗓 Nov 26 | 6:00pm
📍 Vitruvian Park
🎟 Free

We’ve found the best holiday lights in Dallas!

The countdown to the best time of the year is on which means it’s time for holiday lights in Dallas! We are so excited for the holiday season and all the fun things to do in Dallas! Kick the season off right and go visit the best holiday lights in Dallas. Your Guide to The 10+ Best Holiday Lights in Dallas

This one’s for your whole family!
Grab your Mickey ears and get ready for the ultimate party with Disney On Ice Let’s Celebrate. Go on an adventure through 14 of the greatest Disney stories ever told. Sing along with Olaf as he dreams of summer, dance with Aladdin as he stays “one jump ahead” in Agrabah, and much more.

Event Details
🗓 Nov 26 | 11:30am
📍 Credit Union of Texas Event Center
🎟 $33

We’ve found some fun sports bars that offer not only a place to watch a game but also some great food and drinks! Head to any of our favorite sports bars in Dallas to cheer on the Cowboys, Mavs and Stars. 

Are you ready for a holiday adventure!
Enchant The Great Search is a series of five fascinating adventures including a mystical forest of millions of twinkling holiday lights, art installations, and ice skating trail, sampling delicious holiday treats, visiting the artisan Christmas market, and meeting the Big Man himself, all before stepping into the most magical Christmas light maze. This experience is truly magical and will be the perfect holiday date night.

Event Details
🗓 Nov 26 | 5:00pm–11:30pm
📍 Fair Park
🎟 Tickets starting at $29.99

Are you looking 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

Our Pick of the Week

milk + honey has it all! This place is a one-stop-shop for all your pampering needs. From salon services like hair, makeup, nails and lashes, to day spa services like massages, facials, waxing, and medial aesthetic treatments, a visit at milk + honey will feel you leaving relaxed and rejuvenated.

If you’re like us and you know your friends and family love a trip to the spa as much as you do, we have the prefect gift idea. milk + honey offers spa gift certificates that are valid at all spa locations and never expire. Christmas is going to be here before we know it! 

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📍 milk + honey

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Still looking for something fun to do on Sunday?

Shop till you drop!

The Boho Market is bringing small businesses and local artisans to Klyde Warren Park this weekend! Join this free event in downtown while picking up a few must-haves for the holidays and some treats for yourself.

Event Details
🗓 Nov 28 | 10:00am–4:00pm
📍 Klyde Warren Park 
🎟 Free

Want to explore downtown Dallas a little more?

We don’t know about you, but we love free things to do in Dallas! Having fun doesn’t have to be expensive. Today we want to share some of the best FREE things to do in downtown Dallas with you. The Best Free Things to Do in Downtown Dallas

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.