Dallas Area Train Show
Plano Event Center, 2000 E. Spring Creek
One of the largest model train show in the
North Dallas area is at Plano Event Center
in January. See operating layouts, dealer
displays, instructional clinics and video
displays. Many home layouts on tour.
Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo
3400 Burnett-Tandy Dr., Fort Worth
The Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo
has entertainment for all ages. The 2014
rodeo will mark this DFW tradition’s
Kid Film Festival
Dallas; 214-821-6300; www.usafilmfestival.com
Sponsored annually by USA Film Festival,
the Kid Film Festival features classic and
new quality children’s films at various
Dallas area venues.
Martin Luther King Birthday Parade
Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center
2922 Martin Luther King Blvd., Dallas
The annual Martin Luther King Parade
in downtown Dallas honors the late civil
rights leader every January.
Dallas Market Hall
2200 N Stemmons Fwy, Dallas
Enjoy collectible cars and the latest auto
innovations at the annual Dallas auto
show in Dallas Market Hall.
Dallas Arboretum • 8525 Garland Rd., Dallas
Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden
presents Dallas Blooms: FLOWER
POWER, the Southwest’s largest spring
floral festival, sponsored by IBERIABANK.
Get your groove on in the garden with Peace,
Love and Blooms, featuring more than
500,000 spring blooming bulbs, florally decorated topiary VW bugs and many activities.
Dallas Home and Garden Show +
Fort Worth Home and Garden Show
Dallas Market Hall; 2200 N Stemmons Fwy.
Fort Worth Convention Center
1201 Houston St., Fort Worth
This bi-annual event features innovative
ideas for your home and garden. Event
dates in both Dallas and Fort Worth as
well as others cities across Texas in the
Spring and Fall.
West End’s Mardi Gras Parade
1010 First Avenue, Dallas
Celebrate a Texas Style Mardi Gras in
Dallas’ historic West End.
Dallas St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Festival
Usually held the Saturday before St.
Patrick’s Day, this Dallas tradition is
fun for the entire clan.
SMU McFarlin Auditorium, 6405 Boaz Lane
The Russian American Center presents
a traditional Russian ballet, music and
art at SMU’s McFarlin Auditorium.
Spring Gallery Night
Fort Worth • www.fwada.com/gallerynight.html
Many of the Fort Worth area’s most significant art galleries hold open houses.
Air Power Expo
Naval Air Station Fort Worth Joint Reserve
Base at Carswell Air Force Base, Fort Worth
Enjoy the U.S. Navy’s Blue Angels’
aerial acrobatics. The show is part of the
annual Dallas-Fort Worth Navy Week
aimed at educating the public about the
Navy’s community projects, etc.
Euless City Hall , 201 N. Ector Dr., Euless
A family oriented festival encouraging tree planting. Events include a
business expo, kids’ rides, and nightly
Deep Ellum Arts Festival
Talented artists from around the DFW
area show off their work in Dallas’
historic Deep Ellum neighborhood.
Denton Arts and Jazz Festival
Denton’s Quakertown Park and Facilities
321 East McKinney, Denton
(Corner of McKinney and Bell)
This free three-day event features talented
artists and jazz musicians. It is one of
DFW’s most popular festivals
Earth Party—Fort Worth
Celebrate Earth Day at this fun festival.
Free entertainment for the entire family
at Sundance Square.
SEPT. 23-NOV. 22: Autumn at the Arboretum
Dallas Arboretum • 8525 Garland Rd., Dallas • www.dallasarboretum.org
A spectacular show of color with 4,500 of fall’s favorite flower-Chrysanthemums,
along with 150,000 more stunning, fall blooming plants, the internationally
acclaimed Pumpkin Village, features more than 90,000 pumpkins, plus the
outstanding Children’s Adventure Garden. Don’t miss this amazing festival and
be sure to bring your camera. It is breathtaking color at every turn. Photo courtesy of Dallas Arboretum