Dallas Right Now: March Events We Love

So long winter, hello spring! As the temperature starts to warm up, there are so many fun events and activities to look forward to this month.

rsz_1dallas_right_nowHere are some things we that we love about Dallas in March:

The Collection of Nancy Lee and Perry R. Bass, March 1 through May 24 – From the collection of local philanthropists Nancy Lee and Perry R. Bass, 37 works of painting and sculpture from this group of Impressionist to post–World War II art will be on view, including an impressive pair of paintings by Van Gogh and a major still life by Picasso.

Fleetwood Mac, March 4 – After performing in front of a sold out audience last year, Fleetwood Mac is back and here’s your chance to see them if you missed them the first time around. A definite check off the bucket list!

Dallas Farmers Market – Market After Dark, March 5 through October 26 – Every Thursday evening you can shop artisan food vendors, feast from food trucks, sample beer and wine and listen to great music.

Texas Guitar Competition and Festival, March 6 and 7 – This unique Texas competition showcases the best among college-level classical guitar students. Over the course of the event, students can compete and attend master classes and concerts by internationally recognized guitarists. There will also be a youth competition for ages 11-18.

2015 North Texas Irish Festival, March 6 through 8 – The North Texas Irish Festival is everyone’s favorite celebration of music and Irish culture and features top Irish musicians and dancers from around the world. After all that music and dancing, hungry appetites can be satisfied with Irish stew, Shepherd’s pie, or even fish and chips at one of the many food booths featuring traditional Irish cuisine.

Dallas Arts District Spring Break Kickoff, March 7 – The Dallas Arts District is closing streets for their first-ever daytime block party. The Crow Collection of Asian Art, Dallas Museum of Art, Nasher Sculpture Center and Klyde Warren Park will host special activities and there will also be a variety of outdoor musicians sponsored by The Dallas Foundation.

Dallas St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival, March 14 – Join the fun at the largest St. Patrick’s Parade in the Southwest! More than 90 parade floats. Parade starts on Greenville Avenue at Blackwell Street and ends at Yale/SMU Boulevard @ 75 Central Expressway.

Savor Dallas, March 19 through 22 – Savor the flavor of wine, food, beer, spirits and the arts. They all play a big role in Savor Dallas. Savor Dallas brings dozens of great chefs and delicious cuisine together with people who appreciate the finest flavors. It’s a great place to discover the best from the world of food and drink. Locations vary by event.

Disney on Ice: Frozen, March 25 through 29 – Experience a winter wonderland beyond all imagination while you are magically whisked away into the wintry world of Arendelle, where you will be dazzled by amazing special effects, skating and of course, “Let It Go.”

Texas Pinball Festival, March 27 through 29 – Pinheads are in for some serious competition during this weekend devoted to the old-fashioned arcade game.

The International Exhibition of Sherlock Holmes, through May 10 – The Perot Museum brings the world of Sherlock Holmes to life and gives visitors the opportunity to see how firsthand how he used science to solve mysteries and the chance to experience it themselves.

Dallas Arboretum’s Dallas Blooms, through April 12 – The largest floral festival in the Southwest has been a tradition for 30 years and this year’s theme pays homage to our beloved state, Dallas Blooms: Deep in the Heart of Texas. Visitors will be in awe as the gardens burst with color featuring more than 500,000 spring blooming bulbs as well as life-size Texas themed topiaries, entertainment, food and special activities celebrating the state.

Make sure you get out and enjoy all that Dallas has to offer this month!



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