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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

Aug 26 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
8:00 pm
Circo Espana is hosting their annual ten-day circus event. This ticketed event includes comedians, clown jugglers, aerial acts and amplified sound. Food and beverage (nonalcoholic) will be sold. Setup begins at 8 a.m. on August[...]
Aug 28 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
11:00 am
This new event is a gaming academy sponsored by Kellogg’s and is open to the public. The event will take place in the Walmart parking lot. Food and beverage (non-alcoholic) will be provided. Setup begins[...]
Aug 28 @ 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 – 7 p.m. The market[...]
Aug 28 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
8:00 pm
Circo Espana is hosting their annual ten-day circus event. This ticketed event includes comedians, clown jugglers, aerial acts and amplified sound. Food and beverage (nonalcoholic) will be sold. Setup begins at 8 a.m. on August[...]
Aug 29 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
11:00 am
This new event is a gaming academy sponsored by Kellogg’s and is open to the public. The event will take place in the Walmart parking lot. Food and beverage (non-alcoholic) will be provided. Setup begins[...]
Aug 29 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
8:00 pm
Circo Espana is hosting their annual ten-day circus event. This ticketed event includes comedians, clown jugglers, aerial acts and amplified sound. Food and beverage (nonalcoholic) will be sold. Setup begins at 8 a.m. on August[...]
9:00 pm
This reoccurring event includes a weekly concert series through October at The Sound outdoor amphitheater and stage. These Thursday night concerts are hosted by Billingsley Company and involve a live performance by a local tribute[...]
Aug 30 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
11:00 am
This new event is a gaming academy sponsored by Kellogg’s and is open to the public. The event will take place in the Walmart parking lot. Food and beverage (non-alcoholic) will be provided. Setup begins[...]
Aug 30 @ 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[...]
Aug 30 @ 5:30 pm – 11:00 pm
TBAAL Riverfront Jazz Festival @ CBD
5:30 pm
The annual Riverfront Jazz Festival is hosted at The Black Academy of Arts and Letters (TBAAL) and the Kay Bay Hutchison Convention Center Dallas (KBHCCD).  This three-day event is indoors and includes live musical performances[...]
Aug 30 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
8:00 pm
Circo Espana is hosting their annual ten-day circus event. This ticketed event includes comedians, clown jugglers, aerial acts and amplified sound. Food and beverage (nonalcoholic) will be sold. Setup begins at 8 a.m. on August[...]
Aug 31 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
Dallas Free Day of Yoga @ CBD
8:00 am
This annual Yoga Festival is free, open to the public and will be contained within Main Street Garden Park. This event includes live performances, outdoor amplified sound in multiple locations throughout the park, merchandise, food[...]
Aug 31 @ 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[...]
Aug 31 @ 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[...]
Invasion Car Show @ Deep Ellum
Aug 31 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
10:00 am
This annual event is a display of classic and vintage cars on Elm Street. It will require the following closures from 7 a.m. to 11:45 p.m.: Elm Street from Good Latimer Expressway to S. Malcolm[...]
Aug 31 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
11:00 am
This new event is a gaming academy sponsored by Kellogg’s and is open to the public. The event will take place in the Walmart parking lot. Food and beverage (non-alcoholic) will be provided. Setup begins[...]
Aug 31 @ 1:30 pm – 11:00 pm
TBAAL Riverfront Jazz Festival @ CBD
1:30 pm
The annual Riverfront Jazz Festival is hosted at The Black Academy of Arts and Letters (TBAAL) and the Kay Bay Hutchison Convention Center Dallas (KBHCCD).  This three-day event is indoors and includes live musical performances[...]
Dallas Reggae Festival @ Longhorn Ballroom Park
Aug 31 @ 2:00 pm – Sep 2 @ 1:00 am
Dallas Reggae Festival @ Longhorn Ballroom Park
2:00 pm
Dallas Reggae Festival is a new two- day event hosted by Longhorn Ballroom. This ticketed event includes a festival, live music, a DJ, food trucks and outdoor activities. Merchandise, food and beverage (alcoholic) will be[...]
Aug 31 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm
4:00 pm
This annual festival is hosted by San Juan Diego Catholic Church and includes carnival rides, local singers, ballet performers and a petting zoo. Food, beverage (nonalcoholic) and merchandise will be sold. Setup begins at 8[...]
Aug 31 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
5:00 pm
Circo Espana is hosting their annual ten-day Circus event. This ticketed event includes comedians, clown jugglers, aerial acts and amplified sound. Food and beverage (nonalcoholic) will be sold. Setup begins at 8 a.m. on August[...]
Sep 1 @ 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[...]
Sep 1 @ 10:00 am – 10:00 pm
10:00 am
This annual festival is hosted by San Juan Diego Catholic Church and includes carnival rides, local singers, ballet performers and a petting zoo. Food, beverage (nonalcoholic) and merchandise will be sold. Setup begins at 8[...]
10:00 am
This recurring FWBC: The Village Coop neighborhood market is organized by Friendship West Baptist Church. The market is hosted on Sundays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. from July 21 through November 24 in the[...]
11:00 am
This recurring neighborhood market is organized by Four Seasons Markets, LLC. The market is hosted on Sundays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. from August 11, 2019 through July 26, 2020 in the parking lot[...]
Sep 1 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
11:00 am
This new event is a gaming academy sponsored by Kellogg’s and is open to the public. The event will take place in the Walmart parking lot. Food and beverage (non-alcoholic) will be provided. Setup begins[...]
Sep 1 @ 1:30 pm – 11:00 pm
TBAAL Riverfront Jazz Festival @ CBD
1:30 pm
The annual Riverfront Jazz Festival is hosted at The Black Academy of Arts and Letters (TBAAL) and the Kay Bay Hutchison Convention Center Dallas (KBHCCD).  This three-day event is indoors and includes live musical performances[...]
Dallas Reggae Festival @ Longhorn Ballroom Park
Sep 1 @ 2:00 pm – Sep 3 @ 1:00 am
Dallas Reggae Festival @ Longhorn Ballroom Park
2:00 pm
Dallas Reggae Festival is a new two- day event hosted by Longhorn Ballroom. This ticketed event includes a festival, live music, a DJ, food trucks and outdoor activities. Merchandise, food and beverage (alcoholic) will be[...]
Labor Day Food Truck Rally @ Klyde Warren Park
Sep 1 @ 3:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Labor Day Food Truck Rally @ Klyde Warren Park
3:00 pm
This new food truck festival will be contained completely on the grounds of Klyde Warren Park. This permit is for the purpose of street closures and meter hooding only. The following streets will close from[...]
Sep 1 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
5:00 pm
Circo Espana is hosting their annual ten-day Circus event. This ticketed event includes comedians, clown jugglers, aerial acts and amplified sound. Food and beverage (nonalcoholic) will be sold. Setup begins at 8 a.m. on August[...]
Labor of Love @ Deep Ellum
Sep 1 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
5:00 pm
The 8th annual Labor of Love Festival is hosted by the Deep Ellum Brewing Company. Pre-registration is required for membership and provides individuals (ages 21+) festival entry, home brew samples, access to vendors and food[...]
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