March 30th, 2024

Celestial Delights and Local Wonders | April in Dallas

As April unfolds in Dallas, a unique tapestry of local charm and celestial marvels awaits. While a solar eclipse graces our skies, the city pulses with an array of experiences that go beyond the astronomical event. From vibrant cultural celebrations to delicious culinary escapades, Dallas beckons you to explore the richness of the season. Join us on a journey through the eclectic offerings that make April in Dallas a captivating blend of local wonders and celestial enchantment.

Deep Ellum Community Arts Fair

Date and Time: April 5th-7th, 2024 | 11:00 AM

Price: FREE!

Location: Crowdus Street Dallas | Deep Ellum

Description: If you are an art lover or enjoy supporting local small businesses, this weekend festival is the place for you! This festival highlights a wide variety of artists, performers, and entertainers. This event is free to all and will allow for attendees to view a range of different artists while also enjoying the shopping, dining, and drinking that Deep Ellum has to offer!

Deep ellum community arts fair poster.
Hbb flagship dallas - secret book by flora lee.

Talk and Book Signing with Bestselling Author Patti Callahan Henry

Date and Time: April 6th, 2024 | 2:00 PM

Price: $17.43

Location: Half Price Books | Northeast Dallas

Description: Are you a reader? then this book signing and conversation event is a must-see! Each ticket includes a paperback copy of the book “The Secret Book of Flora Lee”, personally signed by the Author Patti Callahan Henry. The book descriptions reads “When a woman discovers a rare book with connections to her past, long-held secrets about her missing sister and their childhood in the English countryside during World War II are revealed in this “beguiling blend of hope, mystery, and true familial love” (Sadeqa Johnson, New York Times bestselling author).”

Acrylic Flow Workshop

Date and Time: April 6th, 2024 | 5:00 PM

Price: $120

Location: Anja Yamaji Art School | Bishop Arts District

Description: Try your hand at a new artistic adventure with this beginners acrylic pouring class! This class teaches you everything you need to know to create beautiful paint pour art, it includes all tools and materials needed, info sheets for you to reference, and snacks and drinks to keep you energized during the course. Each artist will leave with their own 6×6 canvas creation and a plethora of new skills to try out at home!

Acrylic flow workshop for beginners.
Designing my future e camp.

Designing My Future: AD EX Spring Camp for Ages 14-18

Date and Time: April 6th, 2024 | 9:00 AM

Price: $60

Location: Architecture and Design Exchange | Central Dallas

Description: This spring weekend camp is perfect for kids who are interested in exploring the world of architecture, engineering, and design! The camp includes all materials needed as well as meals and snacks throughout the day. The event is staffed by volunteer architects and engineers and is geared toward teaching kids about potential career paths in the industry and also how to be better stewards for their neighborhood and city!

Goat Yoga Dallas

Date and Time: April 7th, 2024 | 11:30 AM

Price: From $20

Location: Main Street Garden Park | Central Dallas

Description: If you love animals or yoga then you NEED to check out this “GOGA” event at Main Street Garden Park. This event is great for anyone ages 5 and up and is open to people of all skill levels. Goat yoga gives you the opportunity to stretch your body out while also interacting with super friendly goats who will happily jump around (or on) you for the duration of the class!

A collage of pictures of people doing yoga with dogs.
The stonelight presents the 2020 solar eclipse.

Solar Eclipse Lunch & Beer Garden Watch Party

Date and Time: April 8th, 2024 | 11:30 AM

Price: From $35

Location: Le Meridien Dallas | Uptown

Description:  If you want a chance to view the solar eclipse in a more upscale setting, this lunch is the perfect event for you! Entry includes a curated three-course meal with expert wine pairings, solar glasses to view the eclipse in a safe manner, and access to an exclusive beer garden with a wide variety of $5 beers and ciders to finish off the special day!

2024 Total Eclipse Rooftop Watch Party

Date and Time: April 8th, 2024 | 11:00 AM

Price: From $100

Location: Gilley’s Dallas | Central Dallas

Description: Party with the sun at this exclusive solar eclipse event! Admission to this rooftop eclipse viewing party is open to all ages (with an option of a 21+ add-on), and includes solar eclipse themed apps, drinks, music performed by a local DJ, Crafts, viewing glasses, and more!

Total solar eclipse watch party.
A group of astronauts walking through a tunnel.

Solar Eclipse Party at The Lunar Light: Discovery

Date and Time: April 8th, 2024 | 1:00 PM

Price: From $50

Location: The Lunar Light: Discovery Immersive Experience | Addison

Description: If you want the full space-experience, check out this solar eclipse viewing party followed by a mixed reality moon mission! Check out their ‘officers club’ for refreshments, watch the eclipse, and then visit the moon. The Lunar Light Discovery exhibit allows you to step into an immersive mixed reality game where you will embark on a lunar mission: “It’s the year 2055. The lunar community is thriving, thanks in part to the LunaAqua research base at the moon’s south pole. Last month, a massive asteroid hit the moon and destroyed everything in its path, including critical machinery and crew. A mysterious blue light now emits from the impact zone, and has created an electrical blackout in the immediate vicinity. We have observed that this radius is growing. It now threatens all life on the moon. Brave Mission Specialists have been called in to investigate the region and help to solve the mystery of The Lunar Light.”

Taking Flight Spring Luncheon

Date and Time: April 11th, 2024 | 11:30 AM

Price: $100

Location: Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden | Casa Linda

Description: Enjoy a Mediterranean-inspired meal while supporting refugee women.  Vickery Trading Co. is a boutique shop that directly employs and sponsors refugee women to help them with vocational training, personal development, and financial stability! Admission to this event includes access to the award-winning Dallas Blooms exhibit and the main gardens.

Taking flight spring trading luncheon.
A poster for a reggae festival in dallas midtown.

Dallas Reggae Festival

Date and Time: April 12th-14th, 2024 | 4:00 PM

Price: From $10

Location: Dallas Midtown

Description: Take a cultural deep-dive for a weekend and experience an event with over 20 bands, tons of local food vendors, and a marketplace with 60+ local businesses! Admission to this event is sold on a daily or weekend-pass basis with both GA and VIP options!

Dallas Food Fest

Date and Time: April 13th, 2024 | 2:00 PM

Price: $6

Location: Dallas City Hall | Central Dallas

Description: Immerse yourself in Dallas’ best eats at this Food Festival! This event will showcase tons of restaurants, eateries, cafes, and food trucks, all from the local Dallas area! Attendance also includes live music, games, contests, picture booths, a mechanical bull, and more!

Dallas food fest 2019.
The joke machine with ryan perro.

The Joke Machine – Interactive Stand-up Show

Date and Time: April 13th, 2024 | 10:00 PM

Price: $15

Location: Dallas Comedy Club | Deep Ellum

Description: Would you consider yourself an amateur comedian? If so, you will love this comedy-filled event! Watch professional comics test out new acts and participate in acts that will have you laughing non-stop!

Day at The Races

Date and Time: April 21st, 2024 | 12:00 PM

Price: From $150

Location: Lone Star Park | Grand Prairie

Description: Get dressed up and enjoy a Kentucky Derby-inspired charity event! Enjoy live music, great food, and watch live race events, while also participating in their “Mad Hatter Parade and Contest” Proceeds from this event support the chapter’s programming and scholarships!

A poster for day at the races.
Dallas fashion runway.

Dallas Royal Runway

Date and Time: April 27th-28th, 2024 | 6:30 PM

Price: From $18.25

Location: Royal Lane Studios | Highland Park

Description: This events is the perfect opportunity for fashion-forward folks to show off their style and network with others who are interested in the fashion industry! Check out dazzling collections from a variety of designers, vote for a “King/Queen of fashion” and a “Dallas top model”, and network with other people within the fashion and modeling industry!

Disclaimer: The events and activities discussed in this blog are presented for informational purposes only. UnionMain Homes explicitly disclaims any association or affiliation with the events described herein. The views and opinions expressed in this blog are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the official stance of UnionMain. Any references to individuals, organizations, or events are made without endorsement or sponsorship from UnionMain Homes. UnionMain is not responsible for the accuracy or reliability of any information presented in connection with the mentioned events.