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Best Events in Dallas this Spring

At Fluency Corp, we love providing corporate language training for clients in our home base of Dallas, Texas. But we do more than offer language lessons in Dallas. We also help our clients get to know the city we all call home.

And spring is one of the best times of the year to be in Dallas. If you have just moved from overseas to the Dallas area, the coming weeks will be a great time to get out and explore your new city. The calendar is packed with lots of great spring events in Dallas. So we wanted to share just a few of the highlights.


Here’s What to Do in Dallas, Texas This Spring

Dallas Blooms Spring Festival
February 25 – April 16
Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden
Named by Southern Living as one of “The Best Places to See Stunning Spring Blooms Across the South,” the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden presents Dallas Blooms, the largest annual floral festival in the Southwest. Presented by Veritex Community Bank, the festival runs February 25 to April 16, 2023.

2023 Bluebonnet Season
March – April
Various Locations
Nothing says it’s Spring in Dallas quite like a field of bluebonnets, filled with folks getting their annual pics surrounded by waves of bluebonnets and wildflowers. Beware of the snakes and bees, though! They love the bluebonnets almost as much as we do.

North Texas Irish Festival
March 3
Fair Park
Drawing more than 60,000 people, this three-day event is one of the largest Irish festivals in the U.S. Without Googling it, we bet that my favorite city of Boston has the number 1 slot!

2023 Dallas St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Festival
March 11

But that festival isn’t the only event with an Irish flavor in Dallas this spring. The beloved tradition of celebrating the Saturday before St. Patrick’s Day with this parade and festival is near and dear to the hearts of locals. “It’s just what you do in Dallas for St. Patrick’s Day.”  The Dallas St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Festival is the largest St. Patrick’s Day parade in the Southwest. Expect more than 125,000 people to line the two-mile route to see more than 100 floats.

Free First Saturdays
April 1, May 6

Nasher Sculpture Center
Look, learn and love your time at the Nasher every first Saturday of the month. Bring the whole crew to create, discover and make new memories together. Each month features a rotating schedule of things to see and do.

Dallas Cup
April 1-9

Various Locations
The Dallas Cup is the most prestigious youth soccer tournament in the United States and it is widely regarded as one of the most competitive in the world. Dallas Cup was founded by the Texas Longhorns Soccer Club in 1980 as a way for the club to return the friendship shown to their teams that had traveled throughout Europe. Held every spring during Easter Week, the invitation-only Dallas Cup selects the best teams out of the hundreds of qualified applications the tournament receives each year. The tournament traditionally consists of approximately 40% international teams, 40% state-side teams and 20% Dallas area teams. Each year more than 100,000 spectators watch teams from all over the world participating in intense games where only the best return home with the Dallas Cup Champion’s prize, the coveted Boot and Ball trophy.

Big Texas Beer Fest
April 15

Fair Park Automotive Building
Is this entire page alcohol-related? No, not really, but of course there are a lot of festivals in the spring, as we’re all coming out of hibernation. More than 100 breweries are expected to take part in this event celebrating craft beer. Enjoy bands, food trucks and a vintage arcade while you sip.

April 19-23

Fair Park
What is EarthX? The event formerly known as Earth Day Dallas combines an expo, conference and film festival. It’s all about promoting sustainability and raising environmental awareness. It has grown to become the largest event of its kind in the world, bringing together environmental organizations, businesses, academic institutions, government agencies, speakers, interactive programming, and subject matter experts.

Dallas Art Fair
April 20-23

Fashion Industry Gallery, Dallas Arts District
In the spring, you never have to wait long between big arts events in Dallas. Head downtown to experience modern and contemporary artwork from galleries across the country and around the world.

Dallas International Film Festival
April 28 – May 5

West Village| Uptown, Dallas
The largest film festival in North Texas often features world or Texas premieres. Expect a lineup of more than 100 films from around the world.

The AT&T Byron Nelson Golf Tournament
May 8-14

TPC Craig Ranch, McKinney
This tournament is one of two PGA Tour stops in the Dallas area. Since 1968, it has raised more than $172.5 million for charity.

We hope that our quick guide to Dallas events will help you enjoy the vibrant city that Fluency Corp calls home. If you’re moving to the area, we also recommend checking out our guide for international expats in Dallas.

Interested in language training for yourself or your employees in the Dallas areas (or anywhere else in the world)? Fluency Corp is proud to serve our hometown with language training and accent reduction programs that are customized, practical and fun. Our Dallas clients include Toyota, American Airlines and Samsung. For a free consultation, contact us at or (800) 401-3159.