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We hope this website will be informative and useful as you begin planning your outdoor special event, neighborhood market, filming project, or streetlight pole banner campaign.

The Office of Special Events (OSE) is the regulatory authority of permitting outdoor temporary activity in the City of Dallas. The OSE is governed by Chapter 42A of the Dallas city code of ordinances.

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Event Calendar

Food Trucks on the Plaza @ City Hall Plaza
Jun 20 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
8:00 am
The City of Dallas’ Food Trucks on the Plaza continues. Food trucks will be parked on Marilla Street between the City Hall building and the Henry Moore sculpture. Food and beverage (nonalcoholic) will be sold[...]
Jun 20 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
7:00 pm
This new event includes a weekly concert series from June through October at The Sound outdoor amphitheater and stage. These Thursday night concerts are hosted by Billingsley Company and includes a live performance by a[...]
Jun 20 @ 8:00 pm – 9:45 pm
8:00 pm
Circo Espana is hosting their annual ten-day Circus. This free event includes comedians, clown jugglers, aerial acts and amplified sound. Food and beverage (nonalcoholic) will be sold. Setup begins at 8 a.m. on June 12[...]
Food Trucks on the Plaza @ City Hall Plaza
Jun 21 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
8:00 am
The City of Dallas’ Food Trucks on the Plaza continues. Food trucks will be parked on Marilla Street between the City Hall building and the Henry Moore sculpture. Food and beverage (nonalcoholic) will be sold[...]
Clean Air Action Day @ City Hall Plaza
Jun 21 @ 11:00 am – 1:30 pm
11:00 am
City of Dallas Environmental Quality & Sustainability is hosting a new event Clean Air Action Day festival. This employee only event includes amplified sound, a display of 3 electric vehicles, a dump truck and a[...]
4:00 pm
This reoccurring temporary carnival, hosted by the European Crossroads Shopping Center, will feature carnival rides, games, concessions, and food and beverage (nonalcoholic) will be sold. No tents, stages or street closures are required. Setup will[...]
Jun 21 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm
4:00 pm
This is a new weekly Artisan Market series organized by Boho Market Group and hosted by Billingsley Company.  The recurring Friday market at The Sound, Cypress Waters is free and open to the public and[...]
Jun 21 @ 6:00 pm – 12:00 am
Dallas Arts District - Pride Block Party @ Arts District
6:00 pm
The Dallas Arts District is hosting their annual Pride Block Party festival. This free event includes live performances, a DJ, amplified sound, local artists, movies, food truck vendors, water for vendors and outdoor activities. Merchandise,[...]
Jun 21 @ 8:00 pm – 9:45 pm
8:00 pm
Circo Espana is hosting their annual ten-day Circus. This free event includes comedians, clown jugglers, aerial acts and amplified sound. Food and beverage (nonalcoholic) will be sold. Setup begins at 8 a.m. on June 12[...]
Jun 22 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Back on My Feet Meaningful Miles @ Ronald Kirk Bridge
8:00 am
This annual event is a 5K and 10K run/walk fundraiser to combat homelessness; both races start at 8 a.m. A 5-minute sound check is approved after 7:30 a.m. and amplified sound will start at 7:45[...]
Jun 22 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
8:00 am
This neighborhood farmers market is organized by Good Local Markets in the Lake Pointe Church parking lot. The market includes up to 70 vendors selling locally grown foods and goods on Saturdays. This event will[...]
Jun 22 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
8:00 am
This Neighborhood Farmers Market is organized by Saint Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church. The market will consist of no more than 70 vendors with tents (10’x15′) and tables selling locally grown foods and goods[...]
Jun 22 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
9:00 am
The Boho Market at the Hill is hosting their monthly outdoor event in the parking lot of The Hill Shopping Center. This free event includes more than forty different local vendors, artisans, live music and[...]
Juneteenth Parade and Celebration @ Willie B. Johnson Recreation Center
Jun 22 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Juneteenth Parade and Celebration @ Willie B. Johnson Recreation Center
10:00 am
This new event hosted by the Hamilton Park Preservation Foundation includes a parade and festival with amplified sound, dance-offs and cultural activities. The parade route includes rolling closures; streets will close 15 minutes before the[...]
4:00 pm
This reoccurring temporary carnival, hosted by the European Crossroads Shopping Center, will feature carnival rides, games, concessions, and food and beverage (nonalcoholic) will be sold. No tents, stages or street closures are required. Setup will[...]
Reunion Lawn Party @ Reunion Lawn
Jun 22 @ 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Reunion Lawn Party @ Reunion Lawn
6:30 pm
Hunt-Reunion Holdings, INC is hosting their annual Reunion Lawn Party. This free event includes live music, a DJ, outdoor activities, food trucks, lawn games, water stations, and armadillo racing. Food and beverage (alcoholic) will be[...]
Jun 22 @ 8:00 pm – 9:45 pm
8:00 pm
Circo Espana is hosting their annual ten-day Circus. This free event includes comedians, clown jugglers, aerial acts and amplified sound. Food and beverage (nonalcoholic) will be sold. Setup begins at 8 a.m. on June 12[...]
Jun 23 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
9:00 am
This event is a Neighborhood Farmers Market organized by Good Local Markets to occur at the Lakewood Village Shopping Center.  The Lakewood Village Farmers Market will consist of up to 50+ vendors that will set[...]
4:00 pm
This reoccurring temporary carnival, hosted by the European Crossroads Shopping Center, will feature carnival rides, games, concessions, and food and beverage (nonalcoholic) will be sold. No tents, stages or street closures are required. Setup will[...]
Jun 23 @ 8:00 pm – 9:45 pm
8:00 pm
Circo Espana is hosting their annual ten-day Circus. This free event includes comedians, clown jugglers, aerial acts and amplified sound. Food and beverage (nonalcoholic) will be sold. Setup begins at 8 a.m. on June 12[...]
4:00 pm
This reoccurring temporary carnival, hosted by the European Crossroads Shopping Center, will feature carnival rides, games, concessions, and food and beverage (nonalcoholic) will be sold. No tents, stages or street closures are required. Setup will[...]
Food Trucks on the Plaza @ City Hall Plaza
Jun 25 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
8:00 am
The City of Dallas’ Food Trucks on the Plaza continues. Food trucks will be parked on Marilla Street between the City Hall building and the Henry Moore sculpture. Food and beverage (nonalcoholic) will be sold[...]
4:00 pm
This reoccurring temporary carnival, hosted by the European Crossroads Shopping Center, will feature carnival rides, games, concessions, and food and beverage (nonalcoholic) will be sold. No tents, stages or street closures are required. Setup will[...]
Food Trucks on the Plaza @ City Hall Plaza
Jun 26 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
8:00 am
The City of Dallas’ Food Trucks on the Plaza continues. Food trucks will be parked on Marilla Street between the City Hall building and the Henry Moore sculpture. Food and beverage (nonalcoholic) will be sold[...]
Jun 26 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
3:00 pm
This neighborhood farmers market is organized by Four Seasons Market and located in the the Casa Linda Shopping Center parking lot. The Casa Linda Farmers Market hours are from  3 p.m. – 7 p.m. The[...]
4:00 pm
This reoccurring temporary carnival, hosted by the European Crossroads Shopping Center, will feature carnival rides, games, concessions, and food and beverage (nonalcoholic) will be sold. No tents, stages or street closures are required. Setup will[...]
Jun 26 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
6:00 pm
This new arch lighting hosted by the Dallas Innovation Alliance will feature live music, a DJ, and food and beverage (nonalcoholic) will be sold from food trucks. No tents, stage or street closures required. Setup[...]
Food Trucks on the Plaza @ City Hall Plaza
Jun 27 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
8:00 am
The City of Dallas’ Food Trucks on the Plaza continues. Food trucks will be parked on Marilla Street between the City Hall building and the Henry Moore sculpture. Food and beverage (nonalcoholic) will be sold[...]
4:00 pm
This reoccurring temporary carnival, hosted by the European Crossroads Shopping Center, will feature carnival rides, games, concessions, and food and beverage (nonalcoholic) will be sold. No tents, stages or street closures are required. Setup will[...]
Jun 27 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
7:00 pm
This new event includes a weekly concert series from June through October at The Sound outdoor amphitheater and stage. These Thursday night concerts are hosted by Billingsley Company and includes a live performance by a[...]
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