The half dozen


1. Off the Rails Country Music Festival

This weekend, May 4 and 5, DFW is hosting its biggest country music festival with award-winning artists including Sam Hunt, Luke Bryan, Luke Combs, Ei Young Band, Jake Owen and many more. In addition to the music, there will be food trucks, outdoor games and more. The event is at the Toyota Stadium in Frisco. Day passes start at $31.

2. Rangers Game/KING & COUNTRY

This Sunday, May 5, you have the chance to attend a Rangers game and concert by a Grammy-winning artist in the same afternoon. The Rangers are playing at Globe Life Park in Arlington at 2:05 p.m. and directly after, KING & COUNTRY will be performing in the park. The concert is free with purchase of a ticket to the game. Ticket prices start at $6.

3. Dallas Fest 2019

A free music and arts festival aiming at highlighting the best that Dallas has to offer, Dallas Fest will feature the finest local live music all day, art displays and vendors. The event is taking place in the Dallas West End this Saturday, May 4, from 1 to 11 p.m. Free admission.

4. Cinco de Mayo

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at The Rustic this Sunday, May 5. There will be live music all day, and a family friendly brunch until 3 p.m. After 3 p.m., it is 21+ only, when The Rustic features their signature Tacos & Tequilas.

5. Saturday at the Nasher

This Saturday, May 4, head to the Nasher Sculpture Center for free admission. Join the interactive programs from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. such art-making, sketching, a photo booth, live music, and art chats, or simply wander around the art center. The Center is open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

6. Cottonwood Art Festival

The Cottonwood Art Festival is celebrating its 50th year this weekend on May 4 and 5. Visit the Cottonwood Park in Richardson from 10 to 5 p.m. and enjoy the artwork of more than 200 artists from all over the world. The event also offers food trucks, live music, craft beer garden and more. Free admission.


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