THIS WEEKEND IN DFW: FESTIVALS, CONVENTIONS + PERFORMANCES
Fort Worth | June 25 – 30
A night at one of the most beautiful performance halls in DFW is a great way to celebrate the weekend! As part of the Broadway at Bass series, Les Miserables is coming to Fort Worth. Snag a ticket and sing along to the Tony Award-winning musical with scenery inspired by the paintings of Victor Hugo. The show is only here for a few days, so don’t miss out on seeing the world’s most popular musical at Bass Performance Hall!
COST – Tickets start at $44.
Dallas | June 27 – 30
For a weekend of anime, gaming, music and cosplay — look no further! A-Kon has you covered. This convention at Fair Park features all sorts of guests, from YouTubers and voice actors to fashion brands, cosplayers and more. Find the full list of activities for the weekend here.
COST – Tickets start at $45.
Dallas | June 28 – 30
Love tattoos? Want a new tattoo? Want to see amazing artwork? Perfect! Hundreds of artists and vendors will be at Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center for Dallas’s first annual Villain Arts Tattoo Arts Convention. The festival features Shanghai Kate Hellenbrand, America’s Tattoo Godmother, as well as other special guests from the shows Tattoo Rescue and Ink Master. The weekend-long convention also includes live entertainment and contests!
COST – A one-day pass is $20. A three-day pass is $40. Children under 12 are FREE!
Denton | June 28
To end Pride month on a high note and celebrate 50 years of LGBTQIA+ progress and visibility, the Denton Pride Foundation is having a block party! There will be live music, speakers, food vendors and pride gear. Come spend the day embracing equality with visitors and locals alike!
COST – FREE!
Ennis | June 29
Who says we can’t start celebrating the 4th of July a little early? Start your Saturday morning at the Ennis Farmers Market, then make your way to the Red, White and Bike Parade. You can decorate your own bike and enter to ride here! Finish off the night celebrating our country at Veterans Park with live music, kids activities and fireworks!
COST — FREE!