Event Calendar

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.

Big D Climb
Jan 26 @ 7:00 am – 2:00 pm

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society are hosting their 11th annual biggest stair climb in North Texas. Participants will race up 70 stories of stairs at Bank of America Plaza in the Central Business District area. The climb starts at 7:30 a.m. with the majority of the event taking place inside the building. Food and beverage (alcohol) will be given to attendees during the event. Set-up starts January 26 at 12 a.m. which includes the erection of tents (four- 10×10) (two- 10×20), performance by a DJ on the roof top and possibly a live band on the plaza, installation of a PA system, power source provided from the exterior outlets of the building, liquid propane gas (depending on weather). Teardown will immediately follow the event at 2 p.m. No outdoor amplified sound is approved before 7 a.m. Sound check and amplified sound is approved at 7 a.m. at 50% of planned volume and from 7:30 a.m. – 8 a.m. at 75% planned volume. There are no street closures or stages. Food trucks will use the hooded metered parking lanes E901, E903, E905, E907 @ 900 Main Street directly in front of the building.

The Urban Ultra @ Trinity River Corridor - Felix H. Lozada, Sr. Gateway
Jan 26 @ 12:00 pm – 9:00 pm

This annual event, hosted by Ultra Expeditions, is a series of races that take place completely on the Trinity Skyline Trail with distances including a 5K, 10K, Half Marathon, Full Marathon and a 50K. The event activates and finishes at the Felix H. Lozada, Sr. Gateway and will feature amplified sound beginning at 12 noon, several vendors offering free fitness supply samples, five 10’X10’ tents and food trucks. The races will require closing the northernmost eastbound lane of the Commerce Street Bridge, from Beatrice Street, allowing through traffic on the remaining three lanes. Set-up will begin at 6:00 a.m. and tear down will be completed immediately following the event, no later than 11:00 p.m.

Unity Prayer Walk
Jan 26 @ 12:45 pm – 2:30 pm

The South Dallas/Fair Park Faith Coalition will host its 4th Annual Unity Prayer Walk on Saturday, January 26, 2019 from 1:15-2:00pm. The Unity Prayer Walk will begin at James Madison High School located at 3000 Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard proceed west for 1.2 miles on Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. and conclude at Forest Park park located at 2950 Gould St (corner of Gould, MLK and Parnell) for a short celebration.

Bishop Dunne Football State Championship Parade
Feb 1 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

This new event, hosted by Bishop Dunne Catholic School, is designed to highlight the community support of the Bishop Dunne Falcon Football Team’s state championship win, making them the TAPPS Division 1 State Football Champions. All school organizations & social groups are invited to march in the parade, to include the marching band, cheerleaders, drill team & various others.  Staging for the parade will activate in the Southern-most entrance area, of the school parking lot, (just north-west of Tosca Lane) beginning at 8 a.m. and the parade will start promptly at 10 a.m., turning right out of the parking lot onto Rugged Drive. The parade route will travel North through the Oak Parks Estates Neighborhood on Rugged Drive, with rolling closures at each intersection, to include: Vatican Lane, Tosca Lane, Rubens Drive, Rugged Circle, Dancliff Drive, Ebbtide Lane, W Five Mile Parkway, W Pentagon Parkway, Trailridge Drive, Driftwood Drive, Nokomis Avenue, Champagne Drive, Watervaliet Drive, W Kiest Boulevard and Grayson Drive. The route will then need a hard closure of the Southbound lane of Rugged Drive at the Northern corner of Rugged Drive & Kiest Park Circle as the parade route concludes and disperses.

Federal Employee Food Distribution @ City Hall Plaza
Feb 1 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
This new event hosted by the DFW Federal Executive Board and the North Texas Food Bank, and in partnership with the City of Dallas, will activate on City Hall Plaza. This event will feature the distribution of food/supplies packages to Federal Government Employees that have been affected by the Government Shutdown. A stocked 18 wheeler will be parked on Browder Street, immediately east of City Hall, and ejacks will be used to pull pallets of food/supplies from the truck, onto Marilla Street near the front doors of City Hall, where the food/supplies will be sorted and organized. Cars will be allowed to drive up to the food/supply staging area, on Marilla Street, from S. Akard Street in single or double rows,  load-up (each vehicle gets approx. 30 lbs.) and pull through onto Browder Street to leave. Set-up for this event will occur at 10 a.m. and will require a hard closure of Browder Street between Young Street and Canton Street. Tear down will occur immediately following the event and is expected to be completed by 2 p.m.
St. Valentine’s Fashion Show
Feb 7 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm

The St. Valentine’s Day Luncheon and Fashion Show is a signature event for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society in its 35th year. This event raises funds for the mission of LLS to find cures for blood cancers and provide support to patients and families. Approximately 550 patrons will commence for this event at North Park Center in the Center Park Garden. The event is held under a tent (66’x196”) with a runway(8’x72’x32”), tables and chairs for guests. A 20’x40’ tent will also be erected. Set-up will begin at 8 a.m. Jan. 30 and teardown will be completed by 8 a.m. Feb. 10.




Allstate Hot Chocolate 15k/5k @ Fair Park
Feb 9 @ 7:30 am – 1:00 pm

The annual Allstate Hot Chocolate 15k/5k race will start and finish in Fair Park amongst Dallas’ biggest chocolate aficionados. Set-up will begin Thursday, February 7th at 4 a.m. with the erection of tents (one-30×120) (one-30×40) (one-10×10) (one-30×50) (two-10×20) (one-20×20), stages (two-8’x8’x24” high) (one-12’x12’x24” high), and the use of two standard 5,000 forklifts. Tear down to be completed by 12 p.m. on Sunday, February 10th. The event includes the use of the Santa Fe Trail, amplified sound starting at 8 a.m., the sale of merchandise and provides non-sales of food and beverage (non-alcohol). The 15k/5k race route consists of full/parcel closure along the following impacted streets: N. Haskell from Fair Park to Bryan St. (7a.m. – 9a.m.) (Full); Main St. from N. Haskell to Peak St (7a.m.- 8:45a.m.) (Eastbound); Bryan St. from N. Haskell to Greenville Ave. (8a.m. – 9:30a.m.) (Full); Greenville Ave. from Bryan St. to Lewis St. (8:15a.m. – 9:45a.m.) (Full); Lewis St. from Greenville Ave. to Skillman St. (8:15a.m. – 10a.m.) (Full); Skillman St. from Lewis St. to La Vista Dr. (8:30a.m. – 10:15a.m.) (Full); La Vista Dr. from Skillman St. to Shore Dr. (8:30a.m. – 10:30a.m.) (Full); Shore Dr. from La Vista St. to Santa Fe Trail (8:30a.m. – 10:30a.m.) (Full); Santa Fe Trail from Shore Dr. to Willow St. (8:30a.m. – 10:45a.m.) (Trail); Willow St. from Santa Fe Trail to Peak St. (8:45a.m. – 11a.m.) (Full); Peak St. from Main St. to Stonewall St. (7:15a.m. – 11a.m.) (Full); Stonewall St. from Parry Ave. to S. Haskell. (7:15a.m. – 11:15a.m.) (Full); S. Haskell from Stonewall St. to S. Fitzhugh Ave. (7:15a.m. – 11:15a.m.) (Eastbound); S. Fitzhugh Ave. from S. Haskell to Gaisford St. (7:15a.m. – 11:15a.m.) (Southbound); Gaisford St. from S. Fitzhugh Ave. to Washington St. (7:15a.m. – 11:30a.m.) (Full); Washington St. from Gaisford St. to Fair Park (7:15a.m. – 11:30a.m.) (Full). Estimated attendance is 12,000.

Heart and Sole 5K @ Winfrey Point
Feb 9 @ 7:30 am – 11:00 am

This annual event is a 5K and a 1K fun run that starts and finishes at Winfrey Point which includes the use of White Rock Lake Trail. Race packet pickup and on-site registration will begin at 8 a.m. The 5K run starts at 9 a.m. and will proceed south on East Lawther Drive on the bike path turnaround before Garland Road, go north on East Lawther heading back to Winfrey Point finish and disperse. The 1K at 8:30 am will go south on the bike path from Winfrey Point turnaround go north on bike path to Winfrey Point finish and disperse. It will require the closing of E. Lawther Drive and Garland Road starting at 8 a.m. and reopening at 11 a.m. Non-sales of food and beverage (alcohol) available at the event. Setup starts at 5 a.m. which includes amplified sound at 8 a.m. in one location, a bounce house, no tents or stage erected and concludes at 12 p.m. The estimated attendance is 450.