Nightlife in Dallas

Vandell Andrew's 3rd Annual Holiday Experience on Saturday, December 10, at 7 p.m.

Vandell Andrew's 3rd Annual "Holiday Experience"

Poor David's Pub

Soul Train Award–nominated saxophonist behind the Billboard hit “Let’s Ride” delivers a smooth jazz holiday set

$26.62 $19

Los Lonely Boys on Saturday, February 4, at 8:30 p.m.

Los Lonely Boys

House of Blues Dallas

Grammy-winning band behind the hit “Heaven” dazzles with their self-described “Texican Rock n’ Roll” and their new album, Revelation

$34.75 $20

$149 for Dinner and a Scenic Flight for Two from Delta Charlie's ($276 value)

Delta Charlie's

Dallas Executive Airport (RBD)

Enjoy a three-course dinner with a sweetheart before soaring above the Dallas skyline for a sightseeing flight

$276 $149

Halloween Bar Crawl: Crawl-o-ween on October 28 or 29 at 8 p.m.

Halloween Bar Crawl: Crawl-o-ween

The Old Crow

Don creative Halloween costume, then hit Dallas bars featuring drink specials, scavenger hunts, and prizes

$17.36 $8

50 Shades Male Revue Show on December 17 at 8 p.m.

50 Shades Male Revue Show


Male dance revue comprised of muscle-bound hunks excites crowds with sensual moves and holiday themes—excellent for a ladies’ night out

$32.64 $12.50

Standup Comedy Shows Through December 10 at Hyena's Comedy Nightclub Dallas

Hyena's Comedy Nightclub Dallas

Hyena's Comedy Club - Dallas

Hyena’s three Texas locations host an ever-changing lineup of standup comics ranging from national headliners to up-and-coming talent

$29.22 $8

"The Sweet Spot Dallas" - Wednesday December 7, 2016 / 7:00pm (Masquerade Edition)

The Quixotic World

Central Dallas

$20 $13.75

F.L.O.W. (For Love of Words) on Saturday, October 29, at 7 p.m.

F.L.O.W (For.Love.Of.Words)

Ten Eleven Grill

Poetry joins comedy, live music, and DJ tunes during this festive showcase of the spoken word

$22.50 $17

Graceland Ninjaz on Friday, October 28, at 9 p.m.

Graceland Ninjaz

Granada Theater Outdoor Space

“The King of Party Bands” mashes up favorite songs during an evening of rap and rock

$15 $9

Appetite for Destruction – The Ultimate Tribute to Guns N' Roses on December 22 at 8 p.m.

Appetite For Destruction

House of Blues Dallas

Pitch-perfect tribute act that’s been on the road for more than 10 years recreates “Sweet Child o’ Mine” and other hard-rocking hits

$16.33 $8

Plastic Cup Boyz on November 13 at 7:30 p.m.

Plastic Cup Boyz

House of Blues Dallas

Kevin Hart’s friends and longtime opening acts Joey Wells, Will “Spank” Horton and Na’im Lynn step into the spotlight on their own tour

$27.08 $12.50

Ruby Revue Burlesque Show on Saturday, October 29, at 8 p.m.

Ruby Revue Burlesque Show

House of Blues Dallas

A company that took home the “Best Troupe” trophy at the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend presents a night of sultry moves and flashy comedy

$31.75 $15

Live Comedy at Backdoor Comedy Club

Backdoor Comedy Club

Northeast Dallas - White Rock

$14 $10

All-Male Revue at LaBare Dallas

LaBare Dallas

LaBare Dallas

Muscle-bound hunks treat audiences to scintillating evenings of steamy, Las Vegas-style choreography and striptease

$20 $15

Maxwell and Mary J. Blige on Friday, December 2, at 7 p.m.

Maxwell and Mary J. Blige: King and Queen of Hearts Tour

American Airlines Center

Royalty of ’90s neo-soul join forces on nationwide tour that looks forward while hearkening back to a classic sound with guest Ro James

$105.21 $45

Chippendales 2017: Best. Night. Ever. on Friday, January 20, at 9 p.m.

Chippendales 2017: Best. Night. Ever.

House of Blues Dallas

World-famous all-male dancers don cuffs, collars, and little else as they raise temperatures with sultry moves

$27 $22

Live Performances at Pocket Sandwich Theatre - Wednesday October 26, 2016 / 7:30pm (Night of the Living Dead Composers)

Pocket Sandwich Theatre

Glencoe Park

$18 $12.50

"Tombstoned" - Saturday October 22, 2016 / 11:15pm

Pocket Sandwich Theatre

Glencoe Park

$12 $9

Jim Breuer on Friday, November 18, at 8 p.m.

Jim Breuer

House of Blues Dallas

Comic known for appearances in Half Baked and on Saturday Night Live returns to the stage

$40.83 $18

Who's Bad: The Ultimate Michael Jackson Tribute Band on Friday, January 13, at 9 p.m.

Who's Bad

House of Blues Dallas

Tribute band lauded by “New York Post” and “New York Daily Times” uncannily recreates a Michael Jackson concert

$17.83 $14

Larry "T-Byrd" Gordon's The Music People Luv Band - Tuesday December 6, 2016 / 7:30pm (Motown Christmas Extravaganza)

Pocket Sandwich Theatre

Glencoe Park

$22 $14.75

"As We Lie Still"

Contemporary Theatre of Dallas

Central Dallas

$40 $25.25

Red Bull Flying Bach (January 14–16)

Red Bull Flying Bach

Majestic Theatre

Four-time World Breakdance Champions Flying Steps perform high-energy routines to a live soundtrack of Bach masterpieces

$74 $39

Hair Metal Holiday 2016 featuring Slaughter and Kix on Saturday, December 10, at 3 p.m.

Hair Metal Holiday 2016

The Bomb Factory

Slaughter and Kix headline this holiday season concert featuring some of the country’s favorite hair metal acts, including Kings X and Tuff

$38.11 $20

Dia De Los Muertos Costume Bash on Saturday, October 29, at 8 p.m.

Dia De Los Muertos Costume Bash

Granada Theater Outdoor Space

Booty Fade and a DJ set by Blue, The Misfit, headline this costume party in honor of those on the other side

$15 $7

Dallas Fashion Week on Thursday, October 27 at 6 p.m. or 8 p.m.

Dallas Fashion Week

Old Red Museum

Gala event celebrates fashion designers from across Texas in an evening of ready to wear and couture fashion shows and a red carpet entry

$53.74 $25

Beats & Eats Four-Course Dinner and Music Series on September 15, October 27, and November 17

Beats and Eats

Granada Theater Outdoor Space

Top Dallas chefs create one-of-a-kind four-course meal paired with cocktails before a rising local band performs inside historic theater

$85 $60

The Dinner Detective on September 3, October 22, or November 26 at 6 p.m.

The Dinner Detective

Crowne Plaza Hotel Downtown Dallas

Actors with more than two decades of experience in theater, film, and improv use their skills to create comedy and suspense

$79.90 $49

Dallas Fashion Week: Red Dress Gala Fashion Show on October 26

Dallas Fashion Week Red Dress Gala and Fashion Show

Old Red Museum

Gala event celebrates fashion designers from across the world in an evening of fashion shows, awards, music, and surprise guests

$64.29 $29

"Hopped Up on Goofballs Cabaret" - Monday November 7, 2016 / 7:30pm

Pocket Sandwich Theatre

Glencoe Park

$15 $12.25

Select Local Merchants

  • Eddie V's Prime Seafood
    Eddie V's Prime Seafood: A User's Guide Shellfish and butter-brushed steaks served in an elegant atmosphere permeated by live jazz. Sample Menu Cocktail: classic martini with blue-cheese-stuffed olives Starter: oysters with lemon and mignonette sauce Soup: Maine-lobster-and-shrimp bisque Entree: premium Black Angus bone-in rib eye Side: truffled macaroni and cheese While You’re Waiting Using your napkin and excess steak jus, sketch out a map of all the Eddie V's locations around the country that you plan to visit. Make friends with the pianist. It's the only way you're ever going to get him to play Billy Joel's "Piano Man" on a loop. Inside Tips Sides are available in two sizes—get the small if you want to sample several. The adjoining V Lounge hosts a nightly happy hour with specially priced cocktails and appetizers. Vocab Lesson Steak oscar: steak topped with crab, asparagus, and hollandaise or béarnaise sauce. Steak au poivre: steak seared in a crust of cracked peppercorns, leaving it rare to medium-rare inside.
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  • DISH Restaurant & Lounge
    At DISH Restaurant & Lounge, you can enjoy a classic American burger or sandwich. Unwind with a glass of wine or cocktail with your meal — this restaurant has a wonderful selection of drinks to accompany your dinner. At this restaurant, kids of all ages are welcome. Having a lot of friends can be complicated, but DISH Restaurant & Lounge makes it easy to please everyone. Head to DISH Restaurant & Lounge for a happy hour that aims to please. At DISH Restaurant & Lounge, the prime seating is on the patio. Come check out what all the buzz is about. Up for grabs (and free of charge) is DISH Restaurant & Lounge's wifi. DISH Restaurant & Lounge is known for its great food, and it also includes a pup-friendly policy neighborhood locals love. The restaurant can get thronged with crowds on Fridays and Saturdays, so book your table ahead of time through their reservation system. You'll find most people wearing their favorite T-shirt and pair of jeans, as casual dining is DISH Restaurant & Lounge's style. Some say walking is the greatest thing in life. This restaurant knows it's carryout. DISH Restaurant & Lounge will even bring the amazing food from their kitchen to yours. At DISH Restaurant & Lounge, you can find a parking spot on the street, in a garage or take advantage of a valet service. Checks are bigger than average at the restaurant, so prepare your wallet. At DISH Restaurant & Lounge, you can quickly and safely pay with any major credit card. The restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner, but it's the dinner menu that really draws the crowds. A hearty salad, juicy burger, or classic chicken — all of your favorite American dishes will be made fresh when you head to DISH Restaurant & Lounge. You deserve an excellent meal, so head on over to DISH Restaurant & Lounge and enjoy some of the highly-rated American fare. When you're feeling hungry, come satisfy your hunger with some tasty and trendy American eats from DISH Restaurant & Lounge.
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  • Trinity Hall
    Craving finger food? Head to Trinity Hall and chow down on classic pub fare. Health nuts will love Trinity Hall for its gluten-free and low-fat menu options. Never miss a play with TVs broadcasting the biggest games in the bar area. No need to splurge on a babysitter — tots will be right at home chowing down at this bar. Trinity Hall easily accommodates large groups — there's even a reserved room available for extra special occasions. For comfortable outdoor service, Trinity Hall sets up a seasonal patio. Free wireless Internet is also available at Trinity Hall, so bring your tablet or laptop along. Musical groups perform live at Trinity Hall, so tables can perk up with some tunes. Those with sensitive ears may want to stay away from this bar, though, as it can get quite loud. Canine companions are invited to tag along to Trinity Hall as well. If you plan to hit the bar on a Friday or Saturday, it's best to fend off the crowds by calling ahead for a reservation. No need for a wardrobe change when you hit Trinity Hall — it's strictly casual. Bring the Trinity Hall's great food to your place. You can also grab your grub to go. Trinity Hall patrons have access to both a nearby garage and parking lot, so finding a space is ever so simple. Store your bike safely at one of the main bike racks near Trinity Hall. Menu items at Trinity Hall tend to be mid-priced, so expect to plop down about $30 per person to dine here. At Trinity Hall, you can pay with Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express or any other major credit card. Morning, noon, or night, you can head on over to Trinity Hall since they serve breakfast, lunch, and dinner. So when you're in the mood for some tasty pub food, make your way over to Trinity Hall. Trinity Hall's classic Irish feel will make you feel right at home. Come see why Trinity Hall is one of the top British pubs in Dallas.
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  • Houlihan's
    Come taste what Houlihan's Restaurant is doing to transform classic American cuisine. Eat healthy and feel better with Houlihan's Restaurant's low-fat and gluten-free plates. Order a bottle for the table if you like — this restaurant has a full bar stocked with the best wine, beer, and more. Little guys and gals will also love dining at this restaurant, which offers a family-friendly environment (and menu). Time to cheers to another week in the can at Houlihan's Restaurant. Host your next party at Houlihan's Restaurant for a meal your guests will remember. Houlihan's Restaurant offers a free wifi hot spot — perfect for surfing the web or getting a little work done. On warmer days, you can take advantage of Houlihan's Restaurant's al fresco patio seating. Weekend visitors to the restaurant are well advised to take advantage of the reservation system — crowds tend to pack the place on Fridays and Saturdays. You'll find most people wearing their favorite T-shirt and pair of jeans, as casual dining is Houlihan's Restaurant's style. For the tastes of Houlihan's Restaurant from the comfort of your next party, the restaurant also offers catering services. Feeling a little shy? Carryout is available. Houlihan's Restaurant provides easy access to an adjacent lot. Hitting the mid-range mark, Houlihan's Restaurant s prices are perfectly reasonable for food that goes above and beyond. All major credit cards are accepted, including Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are all served at the restaurant, but reviewers rate the dinner menu the highest. So when you're on the market for some great American cuisine, check out Houlihan's Restaurant. So next time you're hungry and want a casual meal, Houlihan's Restaurant is the perfect destination for some good old fashioned food.
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  • McKinney Avenue
    For tasty American fare, head to McKinney Avenue for a sandwich and side. Health nuts will love McKinney Avenue for its gluten-free and low-fat menu options. The drink list at this restaurant has everything you need to complete your meal (and your night out). McKinney Avenue is known for its happy hour deals and steals. Sit outside at McKinney Avenue and soak up the sun on those nice summer days. Free wifi is on hand here as well. McKinney Avenue is a local restaurant that accommodates both large and small groups. Treat your ears to some live tunes — the restaurant frequently features a DJ or band. Get down with a live DJ while dining and have some fun on the restaurant dance floor. The restaurant's background buzz is a bit loud, so those seeking low-key conversation are advised to dine elsewhere. Those in a rush are better off dining here during the week, as the restaurant draws a crowd during the weekend. Perfect for an after-work outing, McKinney Avenue won't require you to change outfits before dining as the dress here is super casual. If you need to feed a big crowd, McKinney Avenue also offers catering services for parties and get-togethers. Eating on the go? Order some tasty take out from this restaurant. Parking is never an issue at McKinney Avenue, a local restaurant near garages, lots and street parking. For those who prefer to travel by bike, McKinney Avenue is a great option due to its generous bike parking options. For a quick and easy payment solution at McKinney Avenue, pay by major credit card. A hearty salad, juicy burger, or classic chicken — all of your favorite American dishes will be made fresh when you head to McKinney Avenue. At McKinney Avenue you can find great American food at any time of the day.
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  • Buffalo Wild Wings
    Whether you love them dunked in ranch dressing or smothered in barbecue sauce, the wings at Dallas' Buffalo Wild Wings will fit any taste. Whether rocking a gluten-free lifestyle or looking for something low-fat, this place will serve you just what you need. Take a peek at the drink menu here, and make sure to sample something off the list. This restaurant is a terrific spot for families to gather with its kid-friendly ambience and menu. Head to Buffalo Wild Wings for a happy hour that aims to please. Score quick and easy seating for your large group at Buffalo Wild Wings. Access the Internet free of charge via Buffalo Wild Wings' complimentary wifi. Eat outdoors Buffalo Wild Wings (weather permitting) with their beautiful patio seating. Between the music and the crowds, Buffalo Wild Wings' noise levels can be intense. It tends to get especially busy on weekends, so be sure to call ahead and make a reservation. If time is of the essence, this restaurant's take-out option may be a better fit. Looking for something delicious to serve at your next party? Buffalo Wild Wings also offers catering. Fed up with difficult parking? At Buffalo Wild Wings, you will find easy nearby parking and good eats. Buffalo Wild Wings is home to many cyclists who appreciate the parking racks outside. Conveniently serving three main meals a day, the restaurant is a great place to eat at any time of day, but is best known for its evening menu. Buffalo Wild Wings has more than just wings, but you may not need much else!
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