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Watermelon Day & More Stuff to Do in Dallas This Weekend

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Hi Dallas!

Raise your hand if you’re excited for this weekend! There are so many fun things to do in Dallas happening this weekend. We can’t wait to share them with you!

From spending your Friday evening at the Dallas Farmers Market supporting local vendors, to sipping and strolling your way through downtown McKinney, to bringing your dancing shoes to the Vitruvian Salsa Festival, to having a fun splatter date night, or celebrating Watermelon Day. There’s something for everyone to enjoy. Let’s jump right into it!

Events This Weekend

📷 Dallas Framers Market | @dallasfarmersmarket

Shop local!

Have you been to M.A.D.E. Dallas, a monthly small business pop-up at the Dallas Farmers Market yet? Sip, relax, and shop your way into the summer heat while enjoying live music, local eats, and refreshing drinks under the skyline views. What better way to start this weekend than by finding a new favorite artisan or a to-die-for treat with M.A.D.E. There’s so much to discover from boutique clothing, accessories, jewelry, art, décor, food, and more.

Event Details
🗓 AUG 6 | 6PM–9PM
📍 Dallas Farmers Market | 920 S Harwood St, Dallas, Texas, 75201

📷 SBG Hospitality | @sbghospitality

Let’s have a good time while supporting local businesses!

Join McKinney Sips of Summer this weekend! Stroll through the charming streets of Historic Downtown McKinney while tasting 20 unique and refreshing beverages. Support local small businesses on this Sip and Stroll while having a blast with your crew. There are 20 stops with a variety of refreshing and cold drinks. Treat yourself to margaritas, summer spritzers, craft beer and other tasty beverages! 

Event Details
🗓 AUG 7 | 12PM–7:30PM
📍 Historic Downtown McKinney | 111 N Tennessee St, McKinney, Texas, 75069

📷 Vitruvian Park | @VitruvianPark

Time for salsa!

Bring your dancing shoes to Vitruvian Park this weekend for the the Vitruvian Salsa Festival! Enjoy live bands DJs, salsa lessons, food trucks, and so much more! You’re going to have a blast! 

Event Details
🗓 AUG 7 | 6PM–10PM
📍 Vitruvian Park Amphitheater | 3875 Ponte Ave, Addison, Texas, 75001

📷 Pipe & Palette Home Outfitters | @pipeandpalette

Let’s start splattering!

Come and enjoy the ultimate date night experience at Pipe & Palette for their Splatter Me Date Night this weekend. Experience the fun of splatter painting as you create a piece of art on canvas. You might even splatter paint each other. Let out that built up stress and create memories you won’t ever forget. It’ll be soo much FUN! Bonus: BYOB is welcome.

You can even get a group of up to 6 friends together and have a splatter party.

Event Details
🗓 AUG 7 
📍 Pipe & Palette | Stonebriar Centre | 2601 Preston Rd, Frisco, Texas, 75034

What’s green on the outside and sweet on the inside?

The Shed! Well, that, and all of our juicy Texas-grown watermelon. Celebrate all things watermelon at the Dallas Farmers Market this weekend with recipes, cooking demonstrations, live music, and activities for your little farmers. They’ll be more than enough watermelons for everyone to try!

Event Details
🗓 AUG 7 | 9AM–5PM
📍 Dallas Farmers Market | 920 S Harwood St, Dallas, Texas, 75201

Local Business Spotlight

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Have you heard of Cake yet?! Cake is the fastest and easiest way to set up home services and utilities. They help you save time, money, and stress. Best of all, it’s completely FREE to use. Cake has compiled the best plans from the top providers on their website. With Cake, you have the power to instantly compare prices and find a plan that works best for you. Cake can set up your home services and utilities almost entirely via text, or a quick phone call. If you choose to do it on your own, you’ll find that their website is super easy to use. Their website is also completely self-serviced, so you can compare, shop and connect all your services with one website and one simple checkout. How awesome is that?! Now you can enjoy all the fun things to do in Dallas while Cake handles the hassle of selecting and setting up your utilities.

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.

If you’re looking for more events and things to do in Dallas check out the app or website.  There is something there for everyone!  If you want to follow the Stuff to Do in Dallas team adventures be sure to follow us on Instagram, and Facebook!
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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