Dallas September 2021 Events

Dallas September 2021 Events

A Texas tradition, the State Fair of Texas, Returns this September

Average temperature low and high: 77°- 96°
September is one of the most popular times to visit Dallas. While it is hot in the day, the evening and nights are pleasantly cool, making it an ideal time to step out on the town. Get out on the town in Deep Ellum or shop in the high-end malls of Highland Park. Dallas has everything a traveler could ask for and more. It is only a matter of exploring this wonderful and diverse city.

September Event Calendar

2021 Riverfront Jazz Festival

The 2021 Riverfront Jazz Festival is something worth spending your weekend. The event features live music, food vendors, beverages, hotels, and top-class performers. The RFJ Jazz Festival is celebrated on Labor Day weekend every year in Dallas, it's an event you won't want to miss.


Touring in support of his new album, Harmony House, this indie rock act has been attracting praise since his debut album in 2016. He has been compared to Tame Impala, but Dayglow can stand on his own as a rising star with upbeat and joyful music. Get your tickets here. 

Deep Ellum Arts Festival

Deep Ellum Arts Festival

The stretch of Main Street that runs through Dallas' entertainment district turns into one big arts festival from September 10 to 12. Billed as an "adults-oriented" festival, the Deep Ellum Arts Festival will display visual arts and performances from Dallas' finest artists, the best food the city has to offer, and a myriad of live music by 100 musicians and bands from every conceivable genre.

Kings of Leon

Touring in support of their 8th album, When You See Yourself, Kings of Leon is back on the road. Mixing southern and garage rock to create a unique and catchy sound, Kings of Leon are performers and musicians of the highest order. See them live! Buy your tickets here! 

The Texas State Fair

The Texas State Fair

An iconic event in Texas' culture, the State Fair of Texas returns fore 2021! With a complete auto show, the State Fair Classic college football game, live music by artists from all over the state and national acts, and uniquely Texas food offerings, the State Fair of Texas is as big as the state it celebrates. Say howdy to Big Tex.

See what's happening in Dallas Today
Dallas Today

Dallas Events in September


Theater & Headliners



Wed, Sep 01 at House of Blues Dallas Beartooth - The Below Tour
Wed, Sep 01 at Balcony Club David Luckey & Friends (Vocal Jazz Piano)
Wed, Sep 01 at The Nines VideoWaves – Live Broadcast
Wed, Sep 01 at Balcony Club Elite Jazz Jam hosted by John Adams
Thu, Sep 02 at Balcony Club The Fisher Trio (Jazz)
Thu, Sep 02 at The Nines Natural Selection – Virtual Event
Thu, Sep 02 at It'll do Sacha Robotti at It'll Do Club
Thu, Sep 02 at Balcony Club Ben Bohorquez Quartet (Jazz)
Fri, Sep 03 at Balcony Club Cheap Fast and Easy (Classic Rock, Blues)
Fri, Sep 03 at It'll do Mat.Joe at It'll Do Club
Fri, Sep 03 at The Nines DJ Imperial D
Fri, Sep 03 at Balcony Club Jason Elmore and Hoodoo Witch (Original Texas Rock & Roll)

Things to Do in Dallas in September

Dallas World Aquarium

Dallas World Aquarium
The Dallas World Aquarium's centerpiece is a multistory cylindrical aquarium featuring freshwater animals, including manatees. However, what sets Dallas World Aquarium apart from others is the aviary and the rainforest exhibit, where visitors can hold the three-toed sloth with assistance from an employee. Other exhibits feature giant otters, various reptiles, and amphibians.

Deep Ellum

Deep Ellum
Deep Ellum has long been the core of Dalls' nightlife since the days of jazz and blues. Today, venues like Trees and the Bomb Factory attract many top-tier artists across every genre. Elsewhere in the area, you can sample some of the best food in the whole of Dallas at one of Deep Ellum's many fine restaurants. Or, if you're looking for local craft beer, travelers can stop by Deep Ellum Brewing, where their best beer is on tap and served cold.