Happening in Dallas This Weekend: Slasher Flicks,Fireworks &Festivals


This weekend is stacked full of fun events in DFW here are my top picks.

Spark the Park-Fireworks at Fair park

“Join 103.7 KVIL to light up the night at Fair Park Sparks, Friday, June 13th at Fair Park in Dallas. See the park as you’ve never seen it before, with thousands of sparkling lights. Enjoy food, children’s activities, fireworks, music from local entertainers, plus Big Bad Voodoo Daddy and Sugar Ray. Admission is free and parking is only $5! Light up your night…the fun begins at 5 p.m. See you there!”-CBS news

Friday the 13th Screening
It’s Friday the 13th and there’s nothing more cliché yet perfect to do then to catch some classic horror cinema in one of DFW’s most popular movie going spots the Alamo Draft house 11 p.m. at this Richardson film mecca at 100 S. Central Expressway. Tickets are $10.


British Beverage Company Uptown

“Kick off the 2014 FIFA World Cup with FC Dallas at British Beverage Co. in Uptown from 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Friday, June 13 as the FC Dallas World Cup Tour presented by McDonald’s makes it first stop! A double header starting with Spain and Netherlands at 2:00 p.m. will be on the flat screen TVs and Chile and Australia kickoff at 5:00 p.m. Enjoy a performance by the Latin House Krew DJs and appearances by Tex Hooper and the FCD Girls. Be sure to arrive early for a chance to win select FCD Gear and autographed 2800 Routh St
Dallas, TX 75201-1415
(214) 922-8220
memorabilia.” – Visit Dallas.com



Elm Street Music & Tattoo Festival

“June 11-15, 2014 Weekend of Tattooing, Music, & Party’n Plus 24 Hr Tattoo Marathon on FRIDAY the 13th!! The Reverend Horton Heat & Sailor Jerry present: Oliver Pecker’s Elm Street Music & Tattoo Festival!! Bringing over 50 tattooers from all over & 30+ Bands to Deep Ellum!!! Hosted by Oliver Peck (Elm St Tattoo & Ink Master) & The Reverend Horton Heat! Tattooing begins Thursday @ Midnight and will continue a full 24hours till Friday @ Midnight!! 13 tattoos Only during the 24hours on Friday the 13th!! Tattoo convention held @ The Prophet Bar. Friday 13th, 24hr Tattoo Marathon Saturday 14th, 4pm – 12am Sunday 15th, 12pm – 9pm Bands will be playing @ Trees, Three Links, Dada and Wits End starting Wednesday night and go on ALL weekend!!! Purchase your tickets at the website. Weekend Pass $50 adv, or $60 at the festival VIP Pass $100 Day passes are $25 / $30 Individual show tickets on sale at a later date. The Elm Street Tattoo Shop will also be open for the Friday 13th 24hr Marathon as well as ALL Weekend!!! COME GET TATTOOED AND PARTY!!! “- Visit Dallas.com

June 11, 2014 to June 15, 2014
2pm – 2am
Elm Street
Dallas, TX 75226
Admission: $25

Pup Fest 2014
 If your looking for something exciting and creative the Pupfest is a good choice and one you can bring the kids too. This festical features the original works of  writers throught DFW whoa re all high school students. Pupfest 2014 is a   collaboration between The Junior Players and Kitchen Dog Theater’s New Works Festival. You can check it out Saturday.

McKinney Avenue Contemporary

(3120 McKinney Ave) 1-4 p.m.


More info at kitchendogtheater


Vans Warped Tour at Gexa Energy Pavillion – Vans warped tour is a summer staple and this years is set to be a great live show ith ovedr 30 different acts from thos eon the brink of startom to those comoming out of the shadows such as the the mid 200’s hearthobs Yelloowcards will be rocking in the sweltering summer sun this sunday a Gexa Energy Pavilion.

Andy Grammar at House of Blues Dallas-

Looking for live music but something a bit more chill? You can literally and figuratively chill out at Dallas’s House of Blues this sunday for Pop/alt singer/ songwriter Andy Grammer in what si sure to eb a great show Grammer will play  hits off his 2010 debut and of course the feel good Chart topper “Keep ya Head up’ but be prepared for something new and different as he works through  surprising covers and songs from his newest album

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