From Tony Award-winning Broadway musicals to a local artists’ open studios event, these are the best things to do in Dallas this weekend.
On November 16 through December 5, you can see the Broadway hit Hamilton at the Music Hall at Fair Park. Written by Lin-Manuel Miranda, the musical follows the story of American founding father Alexander Hamilton. Directed by Thomas Kail and choreographed by Andy Blankenbuehler, this is a can’t-miss show of the season. Purchase tickets here.
Dan + Shay
Heading to the American Airlines Center this Sunday at 7 pm is country pop duo Dan + Shay. The Nashville natives are known for hits like “10,000 Hours” and “Speechless.” The Band CAMINO and Ingrid Andress will also perform that night. Tickets are available here.
Country singer Luke Combs is taking over American Airlines Center on Thursday at 7 pm on his “What You See Is What You Get Tour.” Ashley McBryde and Ray Fulcher will open for the country star who’s known for hits like “Beautiful Crazy” and “She Got the Best of Me.” Tickets are available here.
This Friday night at 8 pm, catch pop rock band COIN at South Side Ballroom on their “Rainbow Dreamland Tour.” Chase Lawrence, Ryan Winnen, and Joe Memmel will play recent hits like “Talk Too Much” and “Chapstick.” Opening for the band is Valley, a pop band from Toronto. Get tickets here.
Cedars Open Studios
On Saturday, the 19th Annual Cedars Open Studios takes place in the historic Cedars neighborhood. Local artists will be showcasing their work while opening their studios for the day for the public to explore. Maps will be available at all locations and studios are open from 11 am to 6 pm. The closing ceremony will take place at 6 pm at Lee Harvey’s and will feature live music from Nicole Marxen.
Deck the Halls at MUTTS Canine Cantina
On Sunday, November 21, head to Uptown Dallas’ MUTTS Canine Cantina for pet photos with Santa. Pups can enjoy PUPsicles (frozen beef broth, peanut butter, and edible bone) and a Doggie Dog alongside their owners. The park will have adoptions available on-site as well if you’re looking for an addition to your furry family. Admission is free for members and non-members may purchase a day pass.