Event Calendar

College March @ Trinity River Corridor Project,
Dec 14 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

This annual event is a march to celebrate high school seniors who are ready to mail their college applications. Seniors will walk holding letters to symbolize their actual applications to various colleges and universities. The entire student body and the parents of the seniors will participate in this march that begins at the corner of Holystone Street & Greenleaf Street and proceed north on Holystone Street to 2806 Canada Drive, where it will finish and disperse. A hard closure of Holystone Street, will be necessary, between Greenleaf Street & Canada Drive beginning at 8:00 a.m. and lasting until the event end time of 11:00 a.m. Amplified sound by a live DJ will be active in one area beginning at 8:00 a.m. There will be neither food nor beverages at this event and stages and tents are not required. The projected attendance is 1,200.

Uplift Luna Secondary College March
Dec 14 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am

This annual recurring event allows 100 graduating seniors to “march” their college admission applications to the mailbox on the corner of Elm Street & N. Good Latimer Expressway. Elm Street will be flanked on both sides by the 6th-11th graders who will be cheering the seniors on as they proceed to the mailbox. The 6th-11th graders will begin pouring out of the Uplift Luna Preparatory Secondary School building to line Elm Street just before 11 a.m. and Elm Street will require a hard closure between N. Crowdus Street and N. Good Latimer Expressway for approximately one hour beginning at 10:45 a.m. The seniors will begin their march promptly at 11 a.m. Elm Street will reopen, and the 6th-11th graders will return to the building once the last senior has passed. The senior students will march west on Elm Street beginning at N. Crowdus Street, end the route at N. Good Latimer Expressway and return to the school via sidewalks and pedestrian rights of ways. There will be neither food nor beverages at this event and stages and tents are not required. Estimated attendance is 1,100.

Fiesta Posadas
Dec 15 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am

This annual celebration with entertainment is hosted by Fiesta Mart as a “thank you” for your service to their customers. The event is free to the public; there will be giveaways, face painting and DJ music. Ten 10’x10’ tents and a 40”x24’x26’ stage will be erected. Set-up will begin at 1 p.m. and teardown will be completed by 10 p.m.

Deep Ellum Outdoor Market
Dec 15 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm


Canelo Fight @ Ojos Locos Sports Cantina
Dec 15 @ 5:30 pm – Dec 16 @ 12:00 am

Ojos Locos will be hosting a watch party for the Canelo fight. It will take place in the parking lot; there will be DJ music, food and alcoholic beverages will be sold. Setup will begin at 8 a.m. Dec. 14 and teardown will be completed by 8 a.m. Dec. 16. No street closures will be required.

The Texas Toy Run
Dec 16 @ 7:30 am – 12:30 pm

This annual Texas Toy Run benefits the Tarrant and Dallas County MHMR. The riders will start at 11 a.m. on 2611 Commerce going east, right on Malcolm X, right on Canton past Good Latimer, left on Cesar Chavez to the entrance ramp of I-30 at which point they will proceed south to I-30. The sale of merchandise, food or beverage (non-alcohol) during the event. Set-up at 7:30 a.m. with the staging of motorcycles in the parking lot on Good Latimer and Commerce under I-75 Bridge, VIP’s, Santa and his reindeer will stage in Deep Ellum Parking Lot C and completely vacate the premises no later than 12:30 p.m. The estimated attendance is 1000.

Camp Gladiator
Dec 18 @ 2:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Camp Gladiator are hosting their first annual three-day workout event. This is a private corporate event that will utilize Reunion Lawn for their activities. Trainers will be on stage performing workouts to the crowds on the lawn on multiple days. Upbeat music will be playing during the workouts. No sale of merchandise or food/beverage will take place during the event. Set-up on Dec. 17th at 7 a.m. includes the erection of a stage (120’x144’x36” high), truss structure 12Wx16T over the stage for a banner, three water monsters, golf cart, lighting, generator, marching band, paint field lines and amplified sound at 3 p.m. in one location. Route: Starting at the Omni hotel then proceeding South Bound Lamar, West Bound Memorial, North Bound Hotel and ending at 777 Sports. Street closure times: Tuesday 2:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.; Wednesday 11:30 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.; Thursday 7 a.m. – 9 a.m. with amplified sound starting at 8 a.m. Teardown will be completed by 6 p.m. Dec 20. The estimated attendance is 1400

Casa Linda Farmers Market @ 9540 Garland Road
Dec 19 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

This is a Neighborhood Farmers Market organized by the Four Seasons Market LLC to occur on the property of Casa Linda (Edens) at 9540 Garland Road (parking lot).

The Casa Linda Farmers Market hours are from 12pm – 4pm, The market will occur on ‘most’ Wednesday of each month thru December 19, 2018. The market will consist of no more than 70 vendors that will set up booths, tents (10×10) and tables to sell locally grown produce foods and goods.

Oak Cliff Lions Club Farmers Market
Dec 22 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

This event is a Neighborhood Farmers Market organized by the Oak Cliff Lions Club to occur on the property of Lula B’s (parking lot) at 1982 Fort Worth Ave.

The Oak Cliff Lions Club Farmers Market will consist of up to 35 vendors that will set up booths, tents (10×15) and tables to sell locally grown produce, foods and goods on the second and fourth Saturday thru December 22.

This event will not require street or lane closures and all parking will take place in the church parking lot. Set up of the market will begin at 7 a.m. and teardown at 12 p.m.

The market hours are from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Lake Highlands Oktoberfest
Dec 27 @ 10:00 am – 10:00 pm

Details Forthcoming

National Day of Prayer
Dec 27 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Reunion Tower New Year’s Eve
Dec 31 2018 @ 12:00 pm – Jan 1 2019 @ 12:45 am

Reunion Tower Operations are hosting their annual Reunion Tower New Year’s Eve firework show on Reunion Lawn. The event will require a full street closure of Hotel St from Reunion Blvd E. to Memorial Drive; Sports St. from North Dr. to Memorial Drive from 8 p.m. until 12:45 a.m. Street closure at Reunion Blvd/Reunion Blvd East (South Side); Sports St/Parking Lot Entrance at North Dr.; Hotel St/Reunion Blvd E. (North Side); In between Hyatt Regency Dallas/Reunion Tower from 11:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Set-up starts at 8 a.m. with amplified sound at 12 a.m. and teardown completed by 12 p.m. January 1, 2019. The projected attendance is 1,000.

Happiest Hour NYE
Dec 31 2018 @ 9:00 pm – Jan 1 2019 @ 2:00 am

Happiest Hour are hosting their annual New Year’s Eve Party located in the Oak Lawn area. The event is a private property and will require registration/tickets to participate. Alcohol beverage will be sold during the event. Set-up on Dec. 26 at 10 a.m. which includes the erection of tents (one-30×70) (one-20×25) (one-10×50) (one-50×40) (one-40×40), eight tent heaters, propane gas cylinders, tables, chairs, and performance by a DJ inside the facility. Four tents will be located within the perimeter and one tent will be located on the second-floor patio and amplified sound at 9 p.m. in one location and should not exceed 10 p.m. Teardown will be completed no later than 5 p.m. on Jan. 2, 2019. There are no street closures or stages. Estimated attendance is 1200

NYE in the Bishop Arts District
Dec 31 @ 10:00 pm – 1:00 am

Details forthcoming

Food Trucks on the Plaza @ City Hall Plaza
Jan 14 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Draft Forthcoming

MLK Celebration
Jan 17 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Draft Forthcoming

Community Beer Co. 6th Anniversary
Jan 19 @ 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Community Beer Company celebrates its 6th Anniversary at the brewery with specialty beers on tap, live music and food trucks. A 40’x60’ tent will be erected. Set-up will begin at Noon Jan. 18, 2019 and teardown will be completed by Noon Jan. 20, 2019. No street closures are required.

March for Life
Jan 19 @ 12:30 pm – 3:00 pm

This annual religious procession and pro-life rally begins with a staging on Crocket Street where food trucks will serve food and non-alcoholic beverages as participants arrive. Set-up will begin at 7 a.m. and will require street closures, for the staging, on Flora Street and Ross Street from N. Pearl Street to Leonard Street and will include Crockett Street between Flora Street and Ross Street. The march will begin at Cathedral Guadalupe Catholic Church and proceed to a private parking lot at the corner of Jackson Street and S. Griffin Street where a rally will take place. Starting at noon, closures will begin only during the process and recess of the march along the route including Flora Street between N. Pearl Street and Crockett Street, the procession will go northeast on Flora Street to Crocket Street, southwest on Crockett Street to Ross Avenue where the procession will go Southeast on Ross Avenue to N. St. Paul Street to Wood Street where the procession will turn east where the route will end in the parking lot at the corner of Wood Street and S. Griffin Street. Closures will open as soon as the procession passes. The procession will then return back to the starting point. There are no tents. There will be a single 12’X16’X24” stage on the parking lot property and amplified sound in one area beginning at 11 a.m. Tear down will occur immediately following the event and is expected to be completed by 3 p.m. Estimated attendance is 10,000.

Dallas Women’s March @ City Hall Plaza
Jan 20 @ 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm

The Dallas Women’s March are hosting their 3rd annual event that will activate at Saint Paul United Methodist Church located at 1816 Routh Street and conclude on City Hall Plaza. Set-up begins at 10 a.m. with a mobile stage (6’ X 6’ X 36”) with a ramp, audio equipment for the speakers and DJ, music will be played as the marchers enter City Hall Plaza, a generator, barricaded staging area using bike racks where guest speakers are to be housed, 14-18 table booths for vendors located along the periphery of the small horseshoe encircling the stairs on that corner, not blocking the stairs or the sidewalks. Two to three tables will set up by the flag poles to collect donations and sale merchandise. There will be approximately 30 chairs in front of the stage to provide seating for disabled individuals. A second rest area for disabled individuals, and a quiet space, will be set up near the tabling section. Pick-up for individuals with a disability will be encouraged to occur from the horseshoe at the back (southern aspect) of City Hall and amplified sound beginning at 3:00 p.m. Bottle water, cookies or candy will be given to attendees for free throughout the event. Approximately 12 speakers will be speaking for approximately 3 minutes each at the rally at the end of the march, to be held at City Hall Plaza. No food or beverage will be provided. Tear down and final clean-up will begin immediately following the event and is expected to be completed by 6:30 p.m. Street closures from 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.: Northbound S. Akard St. between Canton and Young St.; Southbound Browder St. between Young and Canton St. Parking Garage on Young St. will be restricted day of the event from 2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.; Entrance to Parking Garage for S. Akard begins at 2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.; Parking Garage exit on Browder St. begins at 2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. The projected number of participants is 4,000. Only the activities on City Hall Plaza are included in this Special Event Permit. The Dallas Women’s March is a First Amendment Activity and as such the following details will be permitted by the Dallas Police Department. The March will begin at 2 p.m. The staging area for the march will be at Saint Paul United Methodist Church located at 1816 Routh Street. The march will go west on Flora Street to North Harwood continue south to Ross Avenue and continue west on Ross Avenue to South Griffin Street. The march will continue south on South Griffin Street to Young Street and continue east on Young Street to South Akard Street ending at City Hall Plaza. The current route will not restrict access to the convention center. The route will allow traffic southbound from Griffin and Young Street to the convention center. Lamar will remain open both north and south lanes which will also allow traffic into lower A/B, Lower C and Lower D/E.

MLK Jr. Celebration March/Parade @ Dallas Fair Park
Jan 21 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

The 36th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration March/Parade is dedicated to honoring and celebrating the life and legacy of Dr. King. Set up will begin on Monday, January 21st at 3 a.m. with the construction of bleachers along the north and south side walk on 2922 MLK Blvd, erection of a stage (8’x8’) in front of the MLK Jr. Center. The event includes amplified sound from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., there’s no food or beverages and parade entries include marching bands, floats, horses and vehicles. Tear down to be completed by 7 p.m. day of the event. The following street closures are from 6 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. for parade staging: Al Lipscomb Way from S. Lamar St. to Holmes St.; S. Lamar St. from Al Lipscomb Way to Forest Ave.; Parnell St. from Al Lipscomb Way to Forest Ave.; Gould St. from Al Lipscomb Way to Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.; Cleveland St. from Al Lipscomb Way to Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.; Holmes St. from Al Lipscomb Way to Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd; Park Row Ave. from South Lamar St. to Holmes St.; South Blvd. from Lamar Street to Holmes Street and Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. from South Lamar Street to Holmes Street. The parade starts at 10 a.m. at the intersection of Holmes St. & MLK Jr. Blvd., proceeds northeast on MLK, disperses into Fair Park and concludes at 2 p.m. Parade street closures include the full closure of 1500-3300 block of MLK Jr. Blvd., and all cross streets.  Estimated daily attendance is 200,000.