The holiday season is in full swing, but this weekend isn’t all about the holidays. From big country concerts in Fort Worth to Christmas markets in Dallas, these are the best things to do this weekend in North Texas.
November 18th and 19th
For two nights, country music icon George Strait will perform at Dickies Arena in Fort Worth. With special guest Tenille Townes, the Texas Strait will perform hits like “I Cross My Heart” and “Amarillo by Morning.” Before each performance at 5:30 p.m. there is a block party with live music, a festive atmosphere and canapés. Get tickets here.
American violinist Lindsey Stirling will perform at the Texas Trust CU Theater in Grand Prairie this Thursday night. The songwriter and dancer is known for her choreographed violin performances on her “Snow Waltz” tour. Stirling plays everything from classical music to electronic dance music. Get tickets here.
Girls from DFW
The second event in the new Girls of DFW concert series takes place on Wednesday evening at Poor David’s Pub. Founded by Dallas native Sarah Johnson, the series showcases female singer-songwriters in the Metroplex. Southern soul/pop singer Leslie Austin, Sarah Johnson (Americana), Maya Piata (Sunshine Soul) and Remy Reilly (Indie Pop) will all perform at the event. Tickets are available here.
Chi Omega Christmas Market
Visit Fair Park this weekend for the 45th annual Chi Omega Christmas Market. The event takes place in the Automobile Building and includes 200 dealers (from Christmas decorations to clothing). All proceeds from ticket sales and vendor booth fees go to local charities. You can find tickets here.
The French Room’s Be Our Guest Chef Series: Chef Tom Cunanan
This Wednesday through Saturday, The French Room presents the Be Our Guest Chef series, starring Chef Tom Cunanan. Originally from the Philippines, Chef Cunanan opened Bad Saint in Washington DC in 2015 and won the 2019 James Beard Award for Best Chef, Mid-Atlantic. For $150 per person, you can enjoy a five-course chef’s tasting menu, plus an optional drink pairing for an additional fee. Tickets can be purchased through Resy.
The first anniversary party of Villa Azur
This Victory Park Miami restaurant is celebrating its first anniversary in Dallas with an all white soirée on Friday. Guests are invited to dress in all white for an evening of live performances (saxophonist Davi Sax and curated sounds by DJ Stephan), dancers, a dining experience and more. Dinner reservations can be made through OpenTable.
Christmas at Anatole
Join the Hilton Anatole this Friday for the opening of Christmas at Anatole with North Pole Texas – a 90-minute interactive Christmas market for kids and families. This year will include Enchant Christmas light shows, 40+ shows, shops, miniature golf, a toy store escape room, breakfast with Santa and more.