Dallas October 2024

Dallas October 2024 Events

Dallas October 2024 Events

Dayglow Plays at the House of Blues in Dallas

Average temperature low and high: 58°- 79°
Whether it's watching the Dallas Stars play hockey at the American Airlines Arena or catching a show at the House of Blues by an up-and-coming musician like Dayglow, Dallas always has something going on. In such a diverse city, food is something that brings the whole DFW metroplex together. A prime example of this is Royal China, a restaurant whose enduring popularity has lasted since the 1970s.

October Event Calendar

Dark Hour Haunted House

Dark Hour Haunted House

Beware - 13 witches have cast a terrifying spell on these horrifying homes. Dark Hour Haunted House features two houses in one location where, if you dare, enter the asylum where Annabel was driven mad by possessions & black magic. Some advice? Don't trust what may look abandoned; there are still the echoes of tormented beings that once were there. Tickets throughout October are on sale now - ranging from $35 - $100. Warning: This event may be too frightening for children under 10.

Stars Over Texas Music Festival

Motors, music and magic - just three words to describe the Stars Over Texas Music Festival. This October 7th and 8th, artists such as Clay Walker, Sawyer Brown, Midland, Ian Munsick & more will perform at the Texas Motorplex. Attendees will also have the opportunity to watch professional bull riding, judge a Jambo BBQ cook-off, witness exhibition racing, and take part in a lantern release taking place on Sunday. For those 21+, be sure to check out the craft beer expo, featuring beer from all over the DFW Metroplex area.

Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest

Hosted by Southlake's Chamber of Commerce, join in celebrating the 21st anniversary of Texas' Oktoberfest. With over 100,000+ attendees each year, you can be sure this is an event you want to experience. Attendees will have the chance to shop numerous arts and craft vendors and indulge in mouthwatering German cuisine and beer. There will be a family fun zone and multiple stages set up for live entertainment. Be sure to stick around and watch the annual dog race and costume contest. Admission and parking is free.

Dallas Fashion Week

Dallas Fashion Week

Dallas Fashion Week, a premier national event, unites fashion aficionados and industry insiders for three immersive days and includes multiple runways, vendor spaces, panel discussions, product showcases, and enriching lifestyle events. Vendor spaces provide a platform for industry professionals like boutique owners and hair and make-up artists. Beyond fashion, you can experience lifestyle events like morning yoga, mixers and after-parties. Ticket prices start at $64.95, and you can choose particular shows that you’d like to attend or even opt for group tickets, exclusive VIP or All Access individual tickets for the entire event.

Gordy's Hwy 30 Music Fest

Gordy\'s Hwy 30 Music Fest

Gordy's Hwy 30 Music Fest: Texas Edition is coming to the Texas Motor Speedway for four days this October. Some of this year’s noteworthy headliners and artists include Dierks Bentley, Zach Bryan, Cody Jinks, Koe Wetzel & lots more. Hwy30 will have a family zone and kid-friendly areas. Multi-day passes, general admission 2-day passes, general day 3-day passes, & single-day passes are available. Prices range from $99 to $359. Kids 12 and under are free. RV and tent camping is available. 

Bloomin' Bluegrass Festival

Bloomin\' Bluegrass Festival

Celebrate the 14th annual Bloomin' Bluegrass Festival at Farmers Branch Historical Park. Attendees will have the chance to explore the arts & crafts marketplace and enjoy one of the many concession stands like Nuevo Leon Mex-Mex Restaurant, Bartley's BBQ, SerenDIpity Ice Cream Bus and others. Some of this year's musical lineup includes Russell Moore & Illrd Tyme Out, Authentic Unlimited, Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder and more. Bloomin' Bluegrass single-day tickets & weekend passes are available.

Dallas Fan Festival

Dallas Fan Festival

The Dallas Fan Festival is a FAN-tastic opportunity to meet your favorite stars and participate in Q&A sessions, photo ops and panel sessions with them. Fans of anime, gaming, sci-fi and fantasy will also find themselves surrounded by cosplay competitions, gaming forums and cutting-edge game demos. Come meet your tribe at fan meet-ups, hobnob with comic artists and shop through mountains of memorabilia and rare collectibles. Single-day passes are $25, or get a weekend pass for $70 and come on all three days.

Run in the Dark – Boo Run

Run in the Dark – Boo Run

Community Storehouse, a dedicated non-profit in Argyle, Keller, Northwest, and Carroll School Districts, is more than a relief organization—it's a lifeline for underserved kids and families. It's not just about meeting basic needs; it's about ensuring education and kindling hope. Now, they're rolling out a race event, where every stride you take adds to their mission. Beyond the race, the day offers a playful Kids Zone, a charming costume contest for kids and pets, food trucks, and a DJ to keep the vibe lively. Participation doesn't just mean you're running; it means you're part of a community running towards a brighter future.

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Haunted W Dallas Halloween Party

Haunted W Dallas Halloween Party

W Dallas Rooftop is hosting a Halloween Costume Ball. Head 33 floors up to Altitude for dancing, hours of prepaid bar service, and tunes. With a ticket, you’ll gain access to the party, as well as Halloween party favors. You can enjoy breathtaking views and cocktails at this 21 and over event. Find tickets and more information available online at: DallasNightlife.com

Dallas Halloween Block Party

Dallas Halloween Block Party

Join in celebrating the biggest and creepiest street party in Texas at the Dallas Halloween Block Party. Experience a frightening night with live music, drag performances and a thrilling voodoo vengeance costume contest. Beware: This party is for those 18 or older. Spooky drinks will be available to those 21+. Come if you dare.

Puptopia Festival

Puptopia Festival

Unleash the fun at Puptopia Festival, a dog's paradise featuring larger-than-life experiences for both pups and owners. Marvel at the Canine Stars' stunts, navigate through an owner-led agility course, indulge in the Pawground, and give your pooch a luxurious session at the Spaw. It's an amusement "bark", like no other.

Dallas Events in October

Concerts

Theater & Headliners

Sports

Nightclubs

Sat, Oct 05 at House of Blues Dallas Lawrence - The Family Business Tour
Sun, Oct 06 at House of Blues Dallas Gable Price And Friends
Sun, Oct 06 at House of Blues Dallas Sleeping With Sirens
Wed, Oct 09 at House of Blues Dallas Rapsody
Fri, Oct 11 at House of Blues Dallas New Found Glory: Catalyst 20 Years Later
Tue, Oct 15 at House of Blues Dallas El Cuarteto De Nos
Thu, Oct 17 at House of Blues Dallas The Rare Occasions - Through Moonshot Eyes Tour
Sun, Oct 27 at House of Blues Dallas Zara Larsson
Things to do in Dallas

Things to Do in Dallas in October

See the Dallas Stars at the American Airlines Center

See the Dallas Stars at the American Airlines Center
Watch the Dallas Stars face-off with conference rivals at the American Airlines Center. Arrive early or stay after the game for the food and bars at the adjacent Victory Park park or explore the award-winning restaurants and happening nightlife in Dallas’ Uptown neighborhood.

Royal China Restaurant

Royal China Restaurant
Since 1974, Royal China has remained a staple among Dallas' best restaurants. Offering a mix of authentic Chinese dishes, twists on favorites, and made from scratch, hand-pulled noodled, Royal China abides by its motto: Created in China, Made in Dallas.