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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

Dec 11 @ 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[...]
Mananitas a la Virgen de Guadalupe @ Chilangolandia Sabor Unico, Inc.
Dec 11 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
5:00 pm
This annual event hosted by Chilangolandia Sabor Unico, Inc. is free and open to the public. This event will involve outdoor amplified sound, live entertainment, and food and beverage (nonalcoholic) will be provided. No street[...]
Our Lady of Guadalupe Novena @ Cathedral Guadalupe
Dec 11 @ 7:00 pm – Dec 12 @ 5:00 am
7:00 pm
Cathedral Santuario de Guadalupe is hosting their annual Our Lady of Guadalupe Novena Ceremony. This free event includes a visitation to the church and mass. Food and beverage (nonalcoholic) will be sold. There will be[...]
Jugueton – El Rio Grande # 3 @ El Rio Grande Oak Cliff
Dec 13 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
4:00 pm
Jugueton is a new event hosted by El Rio Grande Market #3. This free event includes a DJ, a local radio station, amplified sound, vendors and a toy give away. Setup begins at 2 p.m.[...]
Dec 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
BMW Dallas Marathon Friday Night Lights Mile @ City Hall Plaza
7:00 pm
  Details forthcoming.
Dec 14 @ 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[...]
Dec 14 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
BMW Dallas Marathon Saturday Races
9:00 am
Start your race weekend off by joining us on Saturday, December 14! Saturday’s events will include a 10K, 5K, 2-Mile Walk and multiple races for kids! Part of the BMW Dallas Marathon Weekend, all Saturday[...]
Dec 14 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
12:00 pm
Deep Ellum Community Association is hosting their monthly outdoor arts and crafts market. This free event includes live music, amplified sound and vendors. Merchandise, food, and beverage (nonalcoholic) and will be sold. Parking Meters will[...]
Jugueton – El Rio Grande #8 @ El Rio Grande Webb Chapel
Dec 14 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
2:00 pm
Jugueton is a new event hosted by El Rio Grande Market #8. This free event includes a DJ, a local radio station, amplified sound, vendors and a toy give away. Setup begins at 1 p.m.[...]
Jugueton – El Rio Grande #7 @ El Rio Grande Lake June
Dec 14 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
2:00 pm
Jugueton is a new event hosted by El Rio Grande Market #8. This free event includes a DJ, a local radio station, amplified sound, vendors and a toy give away. Setup begins at 1 p.m.[...]
BMW Dallas Marathon 2019 @ City Hall Plaza
Dec 15 @ 6:30 am – 4:00 pm
BMW Dallas Marathon 2019 @ City Hall Plaza
6:30 am
The cornerstone of BMW Dallas Marathon Weekend, the BMW Dallas Marathon, Half Marathon, Ultra and Relay course begins and ends in at Dallas City Hall in downtown Dallas and highlights the best areas of our[...]
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[...]
Dec 18 @ 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[...]
Dallas Jingle Bell Run @ Trinity River Corridor
Dec 20 @ 3:00 am – 11:59 pm
Dallas Jingle Bell Run @ Trinity River Corridor
3:00 am
Draft forthcoming
Jingle All The 5K, 10K, 1K @ Ronald Kirk Bridge
Dec 21 @ 8:00 am – 11:30 am
8:00 am
Details are forthcoming.
Dec 21 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
12:00 pm
Deep Ellum Community Association is hosting their monthly outdoor arts and crafts market. This free event includes live music, amplified sound and vendors. Merchandise, food, and beverage (nonalcoholic) and will be sold. Parking Meters will[...]
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[...]
Dec 28 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
9:00 am
Details are forthcoming.
Dec 31 @ 3:00 pm – 12:00 am
3:00 pm
Details are forthcoming.
Dec 31 @ 8:00 pm – 1:45 am
NYE Mega Party 2020
8:00 pm
Details forthcoming.
Martin Luther King Job/Education Fair @ Centaral Business District
Jan 16 @ 9:30 am – 3:30 pm
9:30 am
Details forthcoming.
North Texas March for Life @ Guadalupe Cathedral
Jan 18 @ 12:30 pm – 3:00 pm
North Texas March for Life @ Guadalupe Cathedral
12:30 pm
Details are forthcoming.
Jan 19 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
10:00 am
Details forthcoming.
Jan 20 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
9:00 am
Draft forthcoming
Jan 20 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
MLK Jr. Celebration March/Parade
10:00 am
Details are forthcoming.  
Jan 25 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
8:00 am
Details forthcoming.
Urban Ultra Dallas @ Ronald Kirk Bridge
Jan 25 @ 11:00 am – 7:00 pm
11:00 am
Details are forthcoming.
Jan 25 @ 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Community Beer Company 7 year Anniversary
12:00 pm
Details forthcoming.
5th Annual Unity Prayer Walk @ COD Park Property
Jan 25 @ 1:00 pm – 2:45 pm
1:00 pm
Details forthcoming.
Feb 1 @ 6:30 am – 12:00 pm
Too Cold to Hold 5K/10K/Half Marathon @ White Rock Lake
6:30 am
Details are forthcoming.
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