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Things to Do in DFW This March

Posted by Katy Golden

Feb 28, 2017 7:00:00 AM

Learn all about the fun festivals, concerts, programs, and activities to do in DFW this March!

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We are all lucky to live in an area that embraces spring so quickly. March is almost here, which means it’s time to plan out all kinds of fun activities to do not that the weather is warmer! Spring in the metroplex is so fun because people are finally able to get outside and really enjoy the weather together. Whether you’re interested in hanging out on Dallas patios or exploring Fort Worth’s zoo, you’re sure to find the perfect activities for you, your friends, and your family! Read on to discover our list of things to do in DFW this March.

Cirque du Soleil

From February 17th until March 26th, you can see one of the coolest live shows around. Go check out the Lone Star Park and see Cirque du Soleil. The name of this show is called Kurios and it's a steampunk-themed show featuring all the crazy acrobatics and mind-bending aerial tricks Cirque du Soleil is known for. Kurios - Cabinet of Curiosities is different from other Cirque du Soleil shows. There's a welcoming act featuring three performers on top of the blue-and-yellow circus tent (weather permitting, of course). In Kurios, a character named the Seeker is in a giant curio cabinet, and the show takes on a distinct and unique feel as it progresses, all while maintaining a steampunk theme. But, as always with Cirque, the plot isn't the point; it's the beautiful feats that don't quite seem humanly possible, paired with elaborate sets and costumes that transport you. Acts include contortion, aerial bicycle, yo-yo, acrobatics and much more! Admission is $35 to $175. Parking is $20 for general parking and $30 for preferred parking. Tickets start at $20 for the show, and it will be here through March 26, so be sure to see it while it’s here!

Dallas Blooms: Peace, Love, and Flower Power

From February 25th - April 9th, 2017, the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden will present Dallas Blooms: Flower Power, the Southwest's largest spring floral festival. Get your groove on in the garden with Peace, Love and Blooms, featuring more than 500,000 spring blooming bulbs, florally decorated topiary VW bugs and many activities. The Dallas Arboretum has been named one of the “South’s Best Botanical Gardens,” by Southern Living Magazine, and Dallas Blooms is the largest floral festival in the Southwest with “Peace, Love and Flower Power.” Each weekend during Dallas Blooms, the Arboretum will highlight a different 1960s theme and incorporate headlines, music, TV, fads and fashion from the swinging ‘60s. Some of these weekend themes include Vibrations of a Nation “Peace Love Freedom Fest,” a music festival throughout the gardens, Ed Sullivan Show-Celebrity Weekend starring Arboretum volunteers reenacting celebrity appearances, and Fashion Forward Weekend, where guests can create flower wreaths, dress paper dolls, and get henna tattoos. Dallas Blooms features tulips, daffodils, Dutch Iris and hyacinths, pansies, violas, poppies and thousands of other spring-blooming annuals and perennials. The finale of this spring celebration is the mass flowering of the garden’s collection of 3,000 azaleas that bloom during the end of April.

The Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden's horticultural staff, with the help of up to 30 additional seasonal gardeners, are laying out and planting more than 500,000 spring-blooming bulbs throughout the 66-acre garden. This is one of the most spectacular floral festival of the year. Day-time admission is $15 for adults, $12 for seniors 65 and older, $10 for children 3-12, and free for children two and under. Additional cost of $3 per person for entrance into the Rory Meyers Children's Adventure Garden. On-site parking is $15; pre-purchased online parking is $8.

Green Day/Against Me Concert

On Sunday, March 4th, head to the American Airlines Center for a fantastic concert starting at 7:30PM. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees and Grammy-winning rock band Green Day bring the Revolution Radio North America Tour to American Airlines Center, with special guest Against Me. The band is touring in support of their new album Revolution Radio, which was released Friday, October 7th by Reprise Records. Against Me! will provide support for all their concert tour stops. Presale tickets have been available to Idiot Nation members since Wednesday, October 12th. For more info on the presale, visit www.gdidiotnation.com. Tickets have been on sale to the general public since Friday, October 14th. VIP packages will be available for all dates.

Revolution Radio was praised by Alternative Press: “the most intensely personal Green Day album in years,” Entertainment Weekly: “their most focused album in years,” LA Times: “a barnstormer of a new punk record,” Nylon: “delivers in terms of music, lyrics, and an unstoppable and quintessentially Green Day energy,” Q: “Revolution Radio is Green Day back at their best,” Rolling Stone: “it reflects decades of accrued emotional and musical wisdom,” USA Today: “a bracing return to form,” and many more.

Dallas St. Patrick's Parade & Festival

The beloved Dallas St. Patrick's Parade & Festival, now in its 38th year, is the largest St. Patrick's parade in the Southwest and one of Dallas' biggest events. This year, the parade will be held on Saturday March 11th. You are likely to spot marching bands, bagpipers, dancers and plenty of green-clad revelers along the 2-mile parade route, which runs south on Greenville Ave., from Blackwell to SMU Blvd. The Dallas Mavericks return as the parade's presenting sponsor. The parade is free to attend along the parade route. There will be paid stadium bleacher seating available in the Meadow's Building area. Following the parade, Jimmy Eat World headlines the Dallas Observer Concert at Energy Square. Also, during the day and into the night, revelers will pack the bars on Lower Greenville for a street party.

Demi Lovato/ The Band Perry/ Jake Owen

Head to AT&T Stadium on Saturday, March 25th! Here, BeautyKind, an online retailer where consumers can shop prestige beauty brands while raising funds for charities of their choice, will host a first-of-its-kind concert called BeautyKind Unites Concert for Causes series. At this inaugural concert, half of all the proceeds from ticket sales will go to charities, with the American Heart Association as the primary beneficiary. The concert will feature award-winning artists including Demi Lovato, The Band Perry and Jake Owen with a special appearance by Randy Travis. Ticket prices range from $40 to $230 and will be available for public purchase starting Friday, Jan. 20.

Big Texas Beer Fest

Go to the Automobile Building at Fair Park on Friday March 31st, 2017 from 7pm-11pm! While there you will get to celebrate at Dallas' original beer festival, which will feature beers from about 120 breweries pouring more than 500 beers at the 6th annual fest. Visitors will find rare brews, one-offs and special drinks. Often times, the head brewmaster or owner of each brewery will be at the booth to talk about what they do, and how they do it. In addition to beer tastings, there will be plenty of food from food trucks and artisanal food vendors, and live music on the outdoor stage. The festival beer list will post about 1 week prior to the event. General admission for Friday is $35, $39 for Saturday. Ages 21+ only. Tickets include a card worth 12 2-ounce samples. Additional sample cards will be available for $2.

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