June 26th, 2024

Hot Spots and Cool Events | Exploring Dallas in July

July in Dallas is a time of endless excitement, from bustling street festivals and dynamic live music performances to serene outdoor escapes and mouthwatering culinary experiences. Whether you’re a long-time resident or a first-time visitor, our blog will help you navigate the best activities, events, and attractions this energetic city has to offer. Join us as we explore the unique blend of culture, entertainment, and adventure that makes Dallas an unforgettable destination in July. Let’s make this summer one for the books!

Salsa Classes taught by World Champions Alfonso & Jessica

Date and Time: Mondays and Wednesdays | 7:00 PM

Price: $20

Location: 14655 Midway Rd | Addison

Description: Bravo Dance Company is known for their detailed Classes, where technique meets style! If you’re looking to learn how to dance Salsa with proper technique and details, you will enjoy this class.

Colombian Musical Instruments

Date and Time: July 2nd, 2024 | 6:00 PM

Price: FREE!

Location: Mountain Creek Branch Library | Duncanville

Description: Discover the rhythm of Colombia in an interactive workshop led by artist Gloria Agudelo! Dive into the vibrant world of Colombian music to craft traditional instruments like the marimba, maraca, and chucho using recyclable materials. Explore the rich cultural heritage of Colombia while getting hands-on with creativity and sustainability. Join us for a one-of-a-kind experience blending art, music, and environmental consciousness!

Kids Diamond Art

Date and Time: July 3rd, 2024

Price: FREE!

Location: Polk-Wisdom Branch Library | Duncanville

Description:Embark on an exciting journey as you explore the animal kingdom through dazzling diamond art. From majestic lions to playful dolphins, our animal-themed diamond art projects will spark your imagination and ignite your passion for creativity!

Pretty Pink at It'll Do Club

Date and Time: July 4th, 2024 | 9:00 PM

Price: From $8

Location: It’ll Do Club | Dallas

Description: Discover the electrifying energy of an EDM concert with Pretty Pink, an exhilarating experience perfect for even those who aren’t typically fans of electronic dance music. Get ready to be swept up in the pulsating beats, stunning light shows, and the vibrant atmosphere that makes Dallas’ EDM scene a must-try adventure.

In the Kitchen With Dallas Public Library

Date and Time: July 1st – July 30th,2024

Price: Free

Location: Libraries all over Dallas

Description: Whether you are a seasoned home chef or just starting to explore the joys of cooking, these classes are tailored to enhance your culinary skills and broaden your culinary horizons. Discover new techniques, recipes and ingredients and experiment with innovative flavors under the guidance of experienced chefs from Common Threads.

Goat Yoga Downtown Dallas!

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

Price: From $17

Location: Harwood Park | Central Dallas

Description:Experience the fun of Goat Yoga in Downtown Dallas, TX! Join in on this unique event where you can enjoy yoga while a playful tribe of pet goats grazes and jumps around (or on) you. Remember to dress for the weather, as this outdoor event promises to be an unforgettable experience!

Introduction to Improv

Date and Time: July 7th, 2024 | 3:30 PM

Price: From $199

Location: Stomping Ground Comedy Theater & Training Center | Uptown

Description: Join a dynamic seven-week class in Dallas where you’ll focus on having fun, being spontaneous, and embracing the moment. Students will learn to work as an ensemble to create engaging stories on stage together, culminating in a student showcase. No prerequisites are required—just bring your enthusiasm and creativity!


Date and Time: June 8th, 2024 | 10:00 AM

Price: FREE!

Location: Forest Green Branch Library | Forest Meadow

Description: Experience hands-on gardening at the Forest Green Branch Library’s community garden! Local seniors and adults will collaborate to care for vegetables, flowers, and ornamental plants in a serene outdoor environment. Share the labor, love, and knowledge of gardening while enjoying the therapeutic benefits of working with nature. Materials will be provided but feel free to bring your own!

Painting With A View at Canvas Hotel!

Date and Time: July 9th, 2024 | 7:00 PM

Price: From $50

Location: CANVAS Hotel | Dallas

Description:Experience “Painting With A View” at Canvas Hotel Dallas! Join Klarity and Khaos for a rooftop painting session where you’ll create your masterpiece of the Dallas skyline, all while overlooking downtown. With multiple local artists guiding you, no painting experience is needed. All supplies are included, and you’ll take home a 16×20 canvas as a memento of this unforgettable event.

Watercolor Lanterns for Seniors

Date and Time: July 10th, 2024 | 1:00 PM

Price: FREE!

Location: Dallas West Branch Library | West Dallas

Description: Light your way with these adorable, colorful lanterns! Participants will learn a technique for creating vibrant and beautiful watercolor effects on a mason jar. All supplies are provided- including an LED tea light! Supplies are limited to the first twelve participants on a first come, first served basis.

TECHSPO Dallas 2024 - Technology Expo

Date and Time: June 11th – July 12th,  2024 | 4:00 PM

Price: FREE – $897

Location: Omni Dallas Hotel | Central Dallas

Description: TECHSPO Dallas brings together some of the best developers, brands, marketers, technology providers, designers, innovators and evangelists looking to set the pace in our advanced world of technology. Watch exhibitors showcase the next generation of advances in technology & innovation, including; Internet, Mobile, AdTech, MarTech & SaaS technologies. Be prepared to be inspired, amazed and educated on how these evolving technologies will impact your business for greater growth.

Hennessy Cocktail Lab

Date and Time: July 12th, 2024 | 6:00 PM

Price: $30

Location: 9500 N Central Expy #200 | Vickery Meadow

Description: Uncover the rich history and timeless heritage of Hennessy while mastering the art of crafting three delectable cocktails, each with distinct flavor profiles ranging from crisp and citrusy to warm and complex. Perfectly paired with a selection of curated food bites, this event offers a comprehensive experience. Learn to work with cocktail tools and impress your guests with your new skills at home. Space is limited, so sign up today and don’t miss your chance to pour and explore the lasting legacy of Hennessy. The event includes mixing and sampling three Hennessy cocktails with food pairings.

ilydate Saturday Speed Dating: Lone Star Love Match

Date and Time: July 13th, 2024 | 5:30 PM

Price: $42

Location: XOXO Dining room | Dallas

Description: Join an exciting evening of speed dating at one of Dallas’ charming venues, perfect for meeting like-minded singles in a fun and relaxed setting. Designed for professionals ages 26-39, this event promises an unforgettable night of engaging conversations and new connections.

Meet and Greet: Book Signing with Bestselling Author Ruby Dixon

Date and Time: July 14th, 2024 | 2:00 PM

Price: $15.19

Location: Half Price Books | Vickery Meadow

Description: Join Half Price Books for a meet and greet event with bestselling author Ruby Dixon. Ruby will sign her new book, Bound to the Shadow Prince. Tickets, which include a copy of the book, must be pre-purchased through Eventbrite for this event.

Legos for Kids

Date and Time: July 15th, 2024 | 10:30 AM

Price: FREE!

Location: Lochwood Branch Library | Garland

Description: Build a great start to the week with the library’s collection of legos, duplos and more!

Shakespeare D&D for Kids and Teens

Date and Time: July 16th, 2024 | 1:00 PM

Price: FREE!

Location: J. Erik Jonsson Central Library | Cedars

Description: Enjoy a spirited game of D&D based on William Shakespeare and his plays.

Sips of Summer Wine Tasting

Date and Time: July 17th, 2024 | 6:00 PM

Price: From $55

Location: CiboDivino Marketplace | West Dallas

Description: Experience an unforgettable evening of wine tasting at CiboDivino Marketplace with “The Sips of Summer.” This event features four exquisite wines, each perfectly paired with gourmet small bites, offering a delightful culinary journey.

Le Meridien Dallas, The Stoneleigh Speakeasy

Date and Time: July 18th, 2024 | 5:30 PM

Price: $75

Location: Le Méridien Dallas | Uptown

Description: In celebration of its Centennial year, The Stoneleigh is ecstatic to take you on a trip back to the 20s.

Dinner in Provence

Date and Time: July 19th, 2024 | 6:30 PM

Price: $105

Location: Central Market Dallas Lovers Lane | Northeast Dallas

Description: Picture rolling hills covered in lavender, herbs, olive trees, and grape vines. You’ll recreate the aromas and flavors of Provence as you and your team produce these favorites: sautéed shrimp with fennel, garlic, and Pernod; chicken breasts stuffed with goat cheese, herbs, and olives; broiled tomatoes topped with breadcrumbs and herbs; baked eggplant slices layered with tomatoes and herbs; and, for dessert, baked apricots with lavender honey and ground almonds. At the end of class, you’ll sit down to enjoy the feast that you and your teammates have created.

9th Annual Motorcycle Ride for Suicide Awareness

Date and Time: July 20th, 2024 | 10:00 AM

Price: Free general admission or register as a biker starting from $25

Location: Bachman Lake | Northwest Dallas

Description: The Hear My Cry Foundation proudly hosts its 9th Annual Fundraiser Event, “Motorcycle Ride 4 Suicide Awareness & Suicide Loss Survivor Day,” on July 20, 2024. Join us in supporting loss survivors and raising awareness in our community to combat suicide together.

2024 International Tattoo Collectors Expo

Date and Time: July 19th – 21st, 2024

Price: From $25

Location: Loews Arlington Hotel & Convention Center | Arlington

Description: Explore the excitement of the 2024 International Tattoo Collectors Expo at the Loews Arlington Hotel & Convention Center! This weekend event showcases talented tattoo artists, live demonstrations, and a diverse range of unique vendors. Whether you’re a seasoned collector or new to tattoos, this expo is a celebration of tattoo artistry. Join enthusiasts from around the world for a chance to connect, discover new styles, and get inspired for your next tattoo adventure.

Creative Kids Art Camp

Date and Time: July 22nd – July 25th, 2024

Price: $240

Location: Vector Brewing | Lake Highlands

Description: Explore the Creative Kids Art Camp, where each day offers a journey into the world of renowned artists like Yayoi Kusama and Alma Thomas. Campers will engage in hands-on activities and discussions inspired by these artists’ unique styles and visions, fostering creativity, critical thinking, and cultural appreciation. Join in for a week of artistic exploration and inspiration!

Perot Museum Tech Truck

Date and Time: July 23rd, 2024 | 3:00 PM

Price: FREE!

Location: Forest Green Branch Library | North Dallas

Description: The Perot Museum is bringing science and nature to your community with their mobile Tech Truck! Cycle through six different stations, each with its own fun science project, and experience something new. Come learn about a variety of topics such as circuitry, robotics, physics and more.

Murder Mystery Month - Game Day

Date and Time: July 24th, 2024 | 11:00 AM

Price: FREE!

Location: Mountain Creek Branch Library | Duncanville

Description: Are you ready to put your detective skills to the test? Join us every Wednesday in July for an exciting journey into the world of mystery and intrigue! Get ready to immerse yourself in thrilling murder mystery board games guaranteed to keep you on the edge of your seat.

Murder Mystery Game of the Week: Homicide at the Heist

AnimeFest / GameFest 2024

Date and Time: July 25th – July 28th, 2024

Price: From $15

Location: Loews Arlington Hotel | Arlington

Description: World Fandom, a Texas Non-Profit Corporation and 501(c)(3) Charity, is committed to public education on animation, cinema, art, music, games, crafting, costume design, dance, and other cultural forms. Annual memberships primarily support their mission, offering access to their annual convention in Dallas, TX, where enthusiasts convene to celebrate and explore diverse facets of art and culture.

Lobster Fest

Date and Time: July 26th, 2024 | 6:30 PM

Price: $105

Location: Central Market Dallas Lovers Lane | Northeast Dallas

Description: Love what you do? Join other professionals at Off the Cuff on Elm Street, where Rising Tides hosts weekly networking events after work hours, typically from 6-8pm. This social event is designed for everyone from newer professionals entering the job market, to seasoned industry experts and businesspeople who are eager to make connections. 

I Love the 90's Bash Bar Crawl

Date and Time: July 27th, 2024 | 3:00 PM

Price: From $12

Location: Playground Bar | Oak Lawn

Description: Alright stop…collaborate and listen!! The I Love the 90’s Bash bar crawl is coming Saturday July 27th, 2024! We’re lacing up our high tops, putting on our fanny packs and gettin’ jiggy with it to the best music of the 90’s!!

Art Overdose DTX

Date and Time: July 28th, 2024 | 4:00 PM

Price: From $15

Location: Sandaga 813 | Dallas

Description: Art Overdose an event filled with Art, Hip Hop, Poetry, Fashion and More! Dopest Art Show to Hit DALLAS!! Featuring many talented individuals from all parts.

Movie Monday: Raya and the Last Dragon

Date and Time: July 29th, 2024 | 2:00 PM

Price: FREE!

Location: Audelia Road Branch Library | Lake Highlands

Description: Beat the heat and enjoy a movie at the library! This week, watch Raya and the Last Dragon! “Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Raya and the Last Dragon travels to the fantasy world of Kumandra, where humans and dragons lived together in harmony long ago. But when an evil force threatened the land, the dragons sacrificed themselves to save humanity. Now, 500 years later, that same evil has returned and it’s up to a lone warrior, Raya, to track down the legendary last dragon to restore the fractured land and its divided people. However, along her journey, she’ll learn that it’ll take more than a dragon to save the world—it’s going to take trust and teamwork as well.” – Disney Movies

CubeCrafters: TeenTech Playground

Date and Time: July 30th, 2024 | 4:00 PM

Price: FREE!

Location: Polk-Wisdom Branch Library | Duncanville

Description:Are you ready to embark on an electrifying journey into the world of robotics? This is an exhilarating hands-on experience with Cubelets, the modular robotic building blocks that ignite curiosity and unleash creativity! Teens, get ready to dive deep into the fascinating realm of robotics as you learn how Cubelets work and discover endless possibilities for creating your own unique robots.

Nintendo Switch Game Day

Date and Time: July 31st, 2024 | 11:00 AM

Price: FREE!

Location: Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library | Cedar Crest

Description:Enjoy playing, Mario Kart, Super Smash Bros and Mario Party?  Come to the Lancaster-Kiest branch to play with Mario and his friends on the Nintendo Switch!

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.