Dallas May 2025

Dallas May 2025 Events

Dallas May 2025 Events

Visit Dallas in May For Food, Festivals, and Fun

Average temperature low and high: 65° - 84°
May is a great time to visit Dallas. While only a month away from scorching summer temperatures, the weather is still warm and comfortable--perfect for enjoying the city's many outdoor activities. And while popular attractions like Reunion Tower and the Dallas Arboretum and Botanic Garden are must-visit spots, there are also plenty of fun festivals and events where visitors can enjoy the beautiful spring weather. The city's culinary scene is also worth checking out after a long day of exploring. With everything from brisket to bánh mi on the menu, Dallas' food is as diverse as the city itself--and just one more reason to visit this May.

May Event Calendar

Dallas International Guitar Festival

Dallas International Guitar Festival

Listen to some of the best guitarists around while viewing classic and modern guitars of varying styles at the Dallas International Guitar Festival. Buy new accessories, sell an instrument you've outgrown, or pick up some new techniques at the event, all while meeting others who share the same love of music. Tickets start at $30 and can be purchased online.

Nicki Minaj Presents: Pink Friday 2 World Tour

Rapper/singer Nicki Minaj returns for her first headlining tour since 2016's The Pinkprint Tour. A follow-up to Minaj's new album Pink Friday 2, the highly anticipated global tour "Nicki Minaj Presents: Pink Friday 2 World Tour," will hit the stage for performances across North America and Europe.

The international superstar and "Anaconda" artist will bring the heat to Dallas' American Airlines Center for an unforgettable show this May. Get tickets now. 

Main Street Fest

Main Street Fest

Embrace the small town of Grapevine at Main Street Fest, a three-day street fair with craft beers, delicious food, and plenty of entertainment. Two stages will feature live music and numerous local artisans will be displaying their work, making this a great opportunity to pick up unique gifts or special souvenirs. Find more information on the town's website.

Wildflower Arts & Music Festival

Wildflower Arts & Music Festival

See talented local artists perform live at the Wildflower Arts and Music Festival. From a Battle of the Bands competition to performances by skilled singers/songwriters, there will be an assortment of musicians across four main stages. In between shows, enjoy delicious food and ice-cold beverages from local food trucks and restaurants, as well as a kid play zone and a marketplace with local artisan products available for purchase. 

The ZestFest - Hot Sauce and Music Festival

The ZestFest - Hot Sauce and Music Festival

Hot sauce and music lovers of Texas unite at ZestFest. One of the largest culinary events in the country, this three-day gastro-extravaganza features live music performances, exhibitions by celebrity chefs, and lots of food and spicy products for purchase. Come try your hand at the Fiery Food Challenge if you're brave enough. All ages are welcome, so make this a fun weekend for the whole family. Stay tuned for ticket sales.

Ubbi Dubbi

Ubbi Dubbi

Ubbi Dubbi is an electronic music festival taking place on May 25th and 26th in Fort Worth, Texas. It features a diverse lineup of artists from genres including dubstep, trap, and bass music. Headliners include Alison Wonderland, Alleycvt, Align, Audien, and others. Attendees can purchase tickets ranging from $74.95 to $374.95, or opt for one of the available hotel packages. Shuttle services are also available.

Carne Asada Fest

Carne Asada Fest

This Memorial Day Weekend, celebrate Dallas' vibrant Latin culture at the Carne Asada Fest. An immersive experience, the one-day festival features food, live music, vendors, and entertainment including the Red Bull Batalla, a freestyle rap/hip-hop competition and showcase. Various ticket packages are available, starting at $50. 

Dallas Events in May

Concerts

Theater & Headliners

Sports

Things to do in Dallas

Things to Do in Dallas in May

See the best Dallas attractions using a CityPASS

See the best Dallas attractions using a CityPASS
Explore the city of Dallas and its landmark attractions by buying a CityPASS. Starting at $47 for adults and $31 for children, the CityPASS will give you admission to the Perot Museum of Nature and Science, the Reunion Tower GeO-Deck, the Sixth Floor Museum, and a choice between the Dallas Zoo or the George W. Bush Presidential Library & Museum.

Pedal and pub with Dallas Party Bike

Pedal and pub with Dallas Party Bike
A one-of-a-kind experience, the Dallas Party Bike is a must on your to-do list! You can book a private event with your friends on a party bike that holds up to 15 people. But if you'd rather meet new people to party and drink with as you go on a biking adventure and enjoy a pub crawl, book a single seat! The large party bike has LED lights and a sound system, and the pub crawl includes three bar stops. Prices start at $49.