The best things to do in Dallas-Fort Worth this weekend


From art fairs to Japanese festivals, these are the best things to do in Dallas-Fort Worth this weekend.

John Mayer

John Mayer performs at American Airlines Center on Sunday night on his 2022 Sob Rock Tour. The celebrated singer-songwriter and guitarist will perform iconic hits like “Slow Dancing in a Burning Room” and “Gravity,” along with from his last album of 2021, bloody rock. Yebba will be the opener. Tickets are available here.

Carefully curated exhibits and innovative programming at the Dallas Arts Fair encourage lively conversations.

Dallas Art Fair

From this Thursday to Sunday, the Dallas Art Fair 2022 takes place at the Fashion Industry Gallery in the Dallas Arts District. The fair offers collectors, art professionals and the public the opportunity to explore a wide selection of modern and contemporary works presented by national and international galleries. General admission tickets are available April 22-24. You can also buy tickets for the Champagne Early Access evening to get a first look on Thursday evening.

Dallas Truck Park
Truck Yard is an adult playground with a treehouse and picnic table. (Courtesy of Truck Yard)

Check out the 2022 Greenville Low

This annual Lowest Greenville celebration is back this Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Head to the East Dallas neighborhood (Belmont to Ross) for food and drink specials, plus interactive experiences. Local places like Son of a Butcher, Leela’s, Truck Yard, Meyboom Brasserie, Standard Service and many more will provide something fun for the day.

EarthX is back this year at the Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center, April 20-24. (Permission)


The directory EarthX The exhibit and conference return Wednesday through Sunday at the Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center. The largest green gathering around Earth Day, EarthX offers fun and engaging experiences to learn more about, well, the earth. There will be family-friendly outdoor activities, entertainment, music and more, as well as speakers and presentations.

BRIT - The Japanese Garden is a special treasure inside Fort Worth's largest botanic gardens
The Japanese Garden is a special treasure inside Fort Worth’s largest botanical garden.

Japanese Spring Festival

This Saturday and Sunday, head to the Fort Worth Botanic Garden for the Spring Japanese Festival. The biannual family event features performances by two Taiko drumming groups, traditional dances, karate experts and master swordsman GK Sugai. There will also be bonsai exhibits from the Fort Worth Bonsai Society and demonstrations of origami, calligraphy and Japanese games. Vendors will sell jewelry, anime plush figures, and more. Asian food trucks will offer authentic meals and snacks. Tickets are available here.

Festivals – ArtsGoggle
ArtsGoggle is taking to the streets along Magnolia Avenue this spring.

ArtsGoggle 2022

Also in the Near Southside of Fort Worth this Saturday, ArtsGoggle is a free event featuring 750 artists and over 20 bands. Taking place outdoors along Magnolia Avenue (8th Avenue to S. Main Street) and indoors at nearby participating restaurants and retailers, the event hosts over 1,000 visual artists, 50 musical performances , as well as food and drink.


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