EVENTS & ATTRACTIONS
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza
411 Elm St, Dallas, Texas 75202 United States
This museum chronicles the life, death, and legacy of President John F. Kennedy — and is a regular must-see for travelers to Dallas. Located in the former Texas School Book Depository building where evidence was found directly linking to his assassination on November 22, 1963, much of the exhibit space remains a time capsule of 1963.
Klyde Warren Park
2000 Woodall Rodgers Fwy, Dallas, Texas 75201 United States
From food trucks, free yoga classes, and outdoor concerts to kids’ activities and film screenings — even a paved trail for joggers — this 5.2-acre deck park is a green space gem in the city and the hub of Dallas’ outdoor culture.
Dallas Museum of Art
1717 N Harwood St, Dallas, Texas 75201 United States
Pieces from Van Gogh and Monet are among the more than 24,000 works of wonder from around the globe at the DMA, which is particularly strong in European art from the 19th and 20th centuries, and decorative arts and design. General admission is free daily.
Nasher Sculpture Center
2001 Flora St., Dallas, Texas 75201 United States
Known for its collection of contemporary and modern sculptures, the Center is 55,000 square feet of architectural grandeur with two acres of verdant gardens and theater-style open air terraces. The permanent collection is eclectic, showcasing classic Henri Matisse nudes alongside the abstract Joan Miró bronze and a Jasper Johns’ lead relief of a slice of bread.
Perot Museum of Nature and Science
2201 N Field St, Dallas, Texas 75201 United States
Three museums in one, the exhibits are wide-ranging. From a tornado simulator to an enormous T. rex skeleton, there's a lot for the whole family to see at the museum. Even the building is unique, with its trademark 150-foot glass-encased escalator extending diagonally outside the building.
Dallas Arts District
City Center District, Dallas, Texas 75201 United States
The Dallas Arts District is one of the largest contiguous urban arts district in the nation, spanning 68 acres and 19 contiguous blocks, with more buildings designed by award-winning architects than any other condensed district in the world. Dallas Arts District unifies culture, commerce, artistic efforts, and culture, and was awarded a three-star rating by the prestigious Le Guide Vert – Michelin Green Guide.
Dallas Farmers Market
600 S Harwood St, Dallas, Texas 75201 United States
Head to the new "Shed" complex and find a variety of vendors, artisans, merchants, and craftsmen selling their wares in this large public market. Discover more than 25 kinds of local pumpkins, gourds, and squash, heritage pork and rabbit, arugula, radishes, and more.
Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden
8525 Garland Rd., Dallas, Texas 75218 United States
The Dallas Arboretum offers a variety of events and educational programs with an emphasis on family-oriented activities. Located on the shores of White Rock Lake, the Arboretum’s 66 acres also include a complete life science laboratory.