May is a really fun month for DFW. Music, festivals, food and fun. Don't miss great golf at the Byron Nelson or Colonial PGA tournaments.
What: Mayfest is celebrating its 41st year as a premier community festival. Festivities include an Art & Gift Market, childrens area, Mayfest Run, Special Needs Day, music, dance and entertainment on seven different stages and much more.
When: May 2-5, 2013
Where: Trinity Park along the Trinity River in Fort Worth.
Online Tickets Prices:
$5.00 Children 6-12
Children 5 and under are Free
* $1.50 service charge per ticket
When: Saturday, May 4. Gates open at 10:30 a.m. First race is at 1:35 p.m.
The first Friday of each month, the Star-Telegram, the Modern, and Café Modern team up to bring live music and cocktails in the Museum's Grand Lobby from 5 to 8 p.m. Bring your friends and enjoy diverse live performances, cocktail selections, and dinner in Café Modern. A docent-led, 20-minute tour of the galleries is available at 6:30 p.m., regular gallery admission applies. Gallery admission is free for Modern members and Star-Telegram Press Pass holders during First Fridays at the Modern.
May 3 featuring Saint Frinatra. Signature cocktail: May Day.
Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, 3200 Darnell Street, Fort Worth, Texas 76107. 817-738-9215.
4. May 11: 100.3 Jack FM's Throwback FestivalThis music festival takes place at Gexa Energy Pavillion, 1818 1st Avenue, Dallas on Saturday, May 11, 2013. Bands include: The Ultimate Stones – The Ultimate Rolling Stones Tribute Show
Led Zepplica – The Led Zeppelin Experience
INXSive – A Tribute to INXS
The Joshua Tree – Premier U2 Music Tribute
Candy-O -- The Ultimate Tribute to The Cars
Really Idol – Tribute to Billy Idol
Blonde Day – Tribute to Blondie
Red Not Chili Peppers -- Red Hot Chili Peppers Tribute Band
42 – The Ultimate Coldplay Tribute
The Faux Fighters - Foo Fighters Tribute
Rock & Roll Over – KISS Tribute Band
Who's Bad - Michael Jackson Tribute Band
When: May 11, 2013
What: Wildflower! is an award-winning, multi-day, ecclectic arts and music festival. Musical lineup: Marc Chessnut, Neal McCoy AbbaMania(the Abba Tribute Band), Chic, Le Freak, The Commodores, Nelly, Joe Walsh, Dashboard Confessional, and more to be announced.
When: May 17-19, 2013
Where: Galatyn Park Urban Center, 2351 Performance Drive, Richardson, TX 75082. Central Expressway (US 75) at the Galatyn Parkway Exit.
Take DART: Hop on the Red Line and exit the Galatyn Park Station.
What: Dallas Comic Con
When: May 17-19, 2013
Where: Irving Convention Center, 500 W. Las Colinas Blvd., Suite Irving, TX
Appearances by: Stan Lee, Leonard Nimoy, Carrie Fisher and more.
Charity Event: National Walk benefiting the Angelman Syndrome Foundation.
When: Saturday, May 18, 2013. Registration 9 a.m. Walk starts at 10 a.m.
Where: Bethany Lakes Park, 745 S. Allen Heights Drive, Allen, Texas 75002.
More info: Call 214-707-2544