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The Best Events in Dallas in 2020

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With the start of a whole new decade, there’s a lot to get excited about in 2020…especially all of the things there will be to do in the coming months!

The year is as clear as our vision and we can’t wait to experience all the best things happening in Dallas

We’ve put together some of the best things happening in 2020 that we’re excited about and we hope you are too. 

The one and only Oprah Winfrey is coming to Dallas, one of her nine stops on her casual tour of wellness and conversation for the New Year.

A few celeb friends will be joining her throughout the day as she takes the audience on a journey of transformation, a declaration made during her announcement of her tour. 

Tracee Ellis Ross and Julianne Hough will be joining her for the 7-hour nourishing event.

What. A. Treat.

Event Details
🗓 FEB 15
📍 American Airlines Center 


FAN EXPO Dallas is the largest comics, sci-fi, horror, anime, and gaming event in Texas, quickly growing into one of the largest events in North America. It’s packed with exciting family-friendly activities and celebrity guests!

The pop culture extravaganza is host to tens of thousands of fans at the Dallas Convention Center for the three-day event every spring.

Event Details
🗓 MAR 27–29
📍 Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center

📷 NICOLAUS CZARNECKI courtesy of The Perot Museum

The Perot is bringing the wonder that is Pixar to us in Texas proportions. What does that even mean, you ask? LIFE SIZE PIXAR CHARACTERS ARE COMING TO DALLAS!

The Science Behind Pixar will hit The Perot Museum this Spring, and it’s going to be epic. You’ll get to learn the ins and outs of what it takes to create the characters from your favorite Pixar movies, from the artists and computer scientists’ perspective.

Wall-E, Buzz and Woody, Lightning McQueen, and Merida are just a few of the characters you’ll have the opportunity to explore as well as about 50 different interactive elements and the exploration of the film making process! 

Event Details
🗓 APR 25–SEP 7
📍 The Perot Museum 

The 2020 Olympics may be happening in Tokyo on July 24th, but Fort Worth will have the opportunity to cheer on some of the gymnasts at the Gymnastics Championships ahead of the Olympics.

The brand new Dickie’s Arena will host the Championships, where USA Gymnastics officials will select the 2020–21 national teams who will go on to compete in the Olympic Trials from June 25–28 in St. Louis. 

The 4-Day Schedule:

JUN 4 – Men’s gymnastics: Juniors, 12:30PM | Seniors, 6PM
JUN 5 – Women’s gymnastics: Juniors 1PM | Seniors 6:30PM
JUN 6 – Men’s gymnastics: Seniors 1PM | Juniors 7PM
JUN 7 – Women’s gymnastics: Juniors 12PM | Seniors 5:30PM
*schedule subject to change*

Event Details
🗓 JUN 4–7
📍 Dickies Arena 

📷 Taste of Dallas

For 34 years, Taste of Dallas has been a foodies haven for all the things your heart desires in the food scene. 

Like clockwork, Taste of Dallas will kick off the first weekend of June at Dallas Market Hall, where you can experience the Taste of The Neighborhoods, featuring Dallas foodie hotspots, Bishop Arts, Victory Park, Downtown Dallas, Trinity Groves, Deep Ellum, Park Cities, West Village and more!

Mark your calendars. 

Event Details
🗓 JUN 5–7
📍 Dallas Market Hall 

Follow Us in 2020

We’re doing BIG things across the country, not only do you have us to find you all the best stuff to do in Dallas, we’re also in every major city in Texas: Stuff to Do in Houston, Stuff to Do in Austin, and Stuff to Do in San Antonio, but it doesn’t just stop there!

We’re in quite a few other major cities throughout the US finding you all the best things to do while you live your best life.

Don’t forget to keep our UNATION app handy  and follow us on our socials to see all the latest and greatest things to do in Dallas and more. 


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Destiny King

Destiny King

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

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