Best things to do in Dallas this June weekend
Ffrom the markets and celebrations surrounding Juneteenth to a burger festival at a favorite local steakhouse, these are the best things to do in Dallas-Fort Worth this weekend.
June Festival at Fair Park
Celebrate Juneteenth this Saturday from noon to 8 p.m. at Fair Park. Hosted by Elite News and the Blair Foundation, the inaugural event will feature a beauty, health and wellness exhibit, a Black League Baseball exhibit, musical performances and guest speakers. Prior to the event, a walk will also take participants from William Blair Jr. Park to Fair Park starting at 10 a.m.
Inauguration of the N’awlins seafood sports bar
Also coinciding with Juneteenth, the Dallas Design District’s new sports bar, N’awlins, will celebrate its grand opening with live music from New Orleans-born brass band Unfaded and specialty drinks and appetizers. Owned by Blair Johnson, the new place serves Cajun staples like okra, oysters and donuts.
Pop-up Black Fashion Movement
From June 17 to 20, Galleria Dallas celebrates black designers with a luxury pop-up shopping open every day from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. Located across from Gucci, the free event will feature Dallas designers like Don Morphy, Sai Sankoh, Dawn Franklin and Serita Jakes Home, as well as many national black-owned brands. Frenchye Harris founded the pop-up to fight racial disparities in the design industry and Juneteenth is the perfect date to show it.
Flea Style June Market
The Dallas-based brand, known for its annual and high flea markets and charming boutiques at Deep Ellum and The Star, hosts a variety of small black-owned businesses outside of its Frisco storefront. this Saturday. Stop by Flea Style for free drinks and meet vendors like Oh so sweet scrubs, Kallista jewelry, and Customs of the waking dreamer.
Deep Ellum Wine Walk
The Deep Ellum Wine Walk returns this Thursday from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. For $ 15, you’ll receive a drink designed by artist Corey Godfrey-Moulton and can explore local stores with special promotions. Reserve your spot here.
Electric sensations: independent dance party
The dancing evenings are back. This Saturday, Gas Monkey Bar and Grill is organizing a Independent dance party at 9 pm. Listen to your favorite indie tracks from Tame Impala, MGMT, The Killers, Glass Animals and more. The event is for ages 18 and over and tickets start at $ 10.
Addison After Dark, 70s party
Grab your best 70s outfit and head to Addison Circle Park this Saturday at 7pm for a 70s night out. This free event will feature live music from The Freak, disco lessons, family activities, food trucks and more. There will also be a costume contest at 9 p.m. In-N-Out will distribute free burgers and Tikiz Shaved Ice will be available for purchase.
Burger Fest knife
On Saturday from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., meet at Knife Dallas at The Highland for an afternoon of all-you-can-eat burgers. For $ 25 per person, you can try Knife favorites like the Ozersky Burger, Pimento, and Magic. Each guest will also receive two beers from the Texas Ale Project. To buy tickets here.
The latest Yee Haw crayfish porridge
Meet at Fort Worth Stockyards this Saturday from 11 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. for a crayfish boiling party. Bayou Boils will offer $ 10 per pound of crayfish, corn and potatoes while supplies last. There will also be live jazz music by The Big Easy Brass Band. Pre-order tickets here.