From jazz and art festivals to Earth Day celebrations and exciting FUNdraisers, April is the perfect time of year to enjoy life outdoors across the Metroplex.
The 2015 Drive Into the Night benefiting GRACE children’s programs is right around the corner at the Grapevine Golf Course. The evening includes putting contests, exciting raffles, dinner and a unique, glowing golf experience. April 10. driveintothenight.com
The 50th Academy of Country Music Awards is coming to Dallas. In addition to the awards show, the Lifting Lives benefit gala will raise funds for several Texas-based charities and will feature star-studded performances. April 17-19. acmawards50.com
The 6th annual ARTsPARK Community Art Fair features dozens of organizations and artists from across North Texas. The free art festival will be held at Northpark Center. April 18. northparkcenter.com
The MAIN ST. Fort Worth Arts Festival features incredible art, music, food and culture spanning 25 blocks – from the Tarrant County Courthouse to the Fort Worth Convention Center – and showcasing 215 hand-selected artists from across the country. April 9-12. mainstreetartsfestival.org
This gourmet food truck and music festival returns to Downtown Frisco for its 4th consecutive year. Stroll the streets as you taste the creations of 17 vendors and enjoy live music. April 18. friscomainstreetmerchants.com
History with a Twist presents a celebration of the American cocktail. The night includes creations from noted Dallas mixologist Brian McCullough of The Standard Pour, hors d’oeuvres and entertainment by the Singapore Slingers. April 25. dallasheritagevillage.org
The Denton Arts and Jazz Festival is a diverse celebration of the arts featuring seven stages of continuous music, fine art, crafts, food and games in the beautiful outdoor setting of Quakertown Park. April 24-26. dentonjazzfest.com
In just seven years, the Dallas Art Fair has become the go-to place for the area’s thriving community of artists, collectors, galleries and art investors. Enjoy private tours, artist talks, gala parties and endless opportunities to learn about art. April 9-12. dallasartfair.com
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