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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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Delman Circus @ Delman Circus
Oct 22 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
8:00 pm
Delman Circus is a classic under the Big Top circus with no animals. Performances include clowns, jugglers, aerialists, acrobats and contortionists for a full two hours of entertainment for the entire family. Showtimes: October 11th –[...]
Oct 23 @ 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[...]
Oct 24 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
8:30 am
Draft forthcoming
Oct 24 @ 5:00 pm – 6:45 pm
5:00 pm
This annual homecoming and pep-rally is hosted by Woodrow Wilson HS PTA. Food and beverage (nonalcoholic) will be sold. The route includes rolling closures; streets will close 15 minutes ahead of participants and reopen as[...]
The Petite Palace @ White Rock Lake - Bath House Cultural Center
Oct 24 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
7:30 pm
This new event is a circus featuring acrobats, jugglers, clowns and a contortionist. No animals will participate in this event. Merchandise, food and beverage (nonalcoholic) will be sold. Setup will begin October 13 at 9[...]
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[...]
Oct 25 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Wings Over Dallas
9:00 am
Details are forthcoming.
Oct 25 @ 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[...]
St. Thomas Aquinas Carnival @ St. Thomas Aquinas Church
Oct 25 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
5:00 pm
This annual event is a school fundraising carnival with bingo and movie night on Friday and, carnival rides and midway games on Saturday. Food and beverage (alcoholic) will be sold. Setup will begin at noon[...]
The Petite Palace @ White Rock Lake - Bath House Cultural Center
Oct 25 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
7:30 pm
This new event is a circus featuring acrobats, jugglers, clowns and a contortionist. No animals will participate in this event. Merchandise, food and beverage (nonalcoholic) will be sold. Setup will begin October 13 at 9[...]
Oct 25 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
8:00 pm
This new event is a circus featuring acrobats, jugglers, clowns and a contortionist. No animals will participate in this event. Merchandise, food and beverage (nonalcoholic) will be sold. Setup will begin at 8 a.m. on[...]
Oct 26 @ 6:00 am – 11:00 am
Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure
6:00 am
The Komen Dallas Race for the Cure is an annual 1K/5K run/walk event that serves as the largest fundraising event in Dallas County for local breast cancer screening, treatment, and education.
Oct 26 @ 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[...]
Oct 26 @ 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[...]
PFF Walk @ The Sound, Cypress Waters
Oct 26 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
9:00 am
This annual event has moved to a new location.   The 5K PFF walk is hosted by the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation and will be held at The Sound Cypress Waters.  The event includes a 5K walk[...]
Oct 26 @ 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[...]
Oct 26 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Wings Over Dallas
9:00 am
Details are forthcoming.
Oct 26 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
10:00 am
Details are forthcoming.
@ St. Thomas Aquinas Church
Oct 26 @ 10:30 am – 10:00 pm
10:30 am
This annual event is a school fundraising carnival with bingo and movie night on Friday and, carnival rides and midway games on Saturday. Food and beverage (alcoholic) will be sold. Setup will begin at noon[...]
The Petite Palace @ White Rock Lake - Bath House Cultural Center
Oct 26 @ 10:30 am – 9:30 pm
10:30 am
This new event is a circus featuring acrobats, jugglers, clowns and a contortionist. No animals will participate in this event. Merchandise, food and beverage (nonalcoholic) will be sold. Setup will begin October 13 at 9[...]
Grand Taste @ Klyde Warren Park
Oct 26 @ 12:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Grand Taste @ Klyde Warren Park
12:30 pm
Details are forthcoming.
Fall Festival and Trunk or Treat @ St. Cecilia Catholic School
Oct 26 @ 1:00 pm – 8:00 pm
1:00 pm
St. Cecilia Catholic School is hosting their annual fall festival to raise funds for tuition assistance for students in need. This free event will feature outdoor amplified sound and merchandise, food and beverage (non-alcohol) will[...]
Oct 26 @ 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Dallas Dia de los Muertos Parade @ City Hall Plaza
5:00 pm
The inaugural Dallas Dia de los Muertos parade will soon be a staple for the City of Dallas, as our mission is to honor the living as we honor the dead. The parade will include[...]
Oct 26 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
5:00 pm
This annual event is a fundraiser sponsored by the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Food and beverage (alcoholic) will be provided. The walk will start at Gulden Lane & Singleton Boulevard at 7:15 p.m. proceeds east[...]
Oct 26 @ 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm
5:30 pm
This new event is a circus featuring acrobats, jugglers, clowns and a contortionist. No animals will participate in this event. Merchandise, food and beverage (nonalcoholic) will be sold. Setup will begin at 8 a.m. on[...]
Oct 26 @ 6:00 pm – 2:00 am
6:00 pm
The Oak Lawn Halloween Street Party is hosted by Caven Enterprises and includes DJ music and a costume contest. Food and beverage (alcoholic) will be sold. Outdoor amplified sound is approved until 1 a.m. (75%[...]
Oct 26 @ 7:00 pm – 2:00 am
Woodys Halloween Backlot Party @ Dallas Woodys
7:00 pm
Dallas Woody is hosting their annual Halloween Backlot Party. This free event includes drag performances, a in house DJ and amplified sound. The event will be held inside a fenced-in area of Woody’s parking lot[...]
Oct 26 @ 8:00 pm – 2:00 am
8:00 pm
Double Wide Halloween Party is a new event that will consist of a small concert and Halloween party. The event will include live music, amplified sound and food and beverage (alcoholic) will be sold. Setup[...]
Oct 27 @ 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[...]
Santa Clara Family Festival @ Santa Clara of Assisi Catholic Parish
Oct 27 @ 9:00 am – 9:00 pm
9:00 am
This annual fall festival is hosted by Santa Clara of Assisi Catholic Church and includes, live music from local bands, folkloric dancers, games and a bounce house. Food and beverage (nonalcoholic) will be sold. Setup[...]
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