Without a doubt one of the most popular things to do in downtown Dallas is to visit the Dallas World Aquarium. Located in the historic West End, the DWA is a favorite with Dallasites and tourists alike. Whether you’re looking for something family friendly to do in downtown Dallas or planning a fun date complete with a great bar in downtown afterwards, the DWA is a must see.

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The sun is shining, the days are longer and love is in the air! Whether you’re looking to have a simple and classic Valentine’s Day weekend, bring back some old-school romance with your long-time love or entertain fun with friends, the West End Historic District and surrounding downtown Dallas offer options for everyone all weekend long.

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The holiday season is the busiest and most fulfilling time of the year – with festive decorations, family gatherings, the changing seasons and the unique, one-of-a-kind food that can only be found in downtown Dallas and the historic West End. Our members feature exquisite menus year-round, but the holidays bring out rich, divine, and exclusive menus and specials just for the holiday season.

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Downtown Dallas, it is officially time for wine!

If you missed last month’s West End Wine Walk, don’t worry because we’re bringing it back!

On Thursday, August 25, the August Wine Walk will begin at 5:30 pm and last until 8 pm. During the event, you will be able to hit the streets of the historic West End District to enjoy a complimentary wine tasting and divine happy hour wine pricings from a few of our amazing downtown Dallas restaurants and businesses.

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This year, the Historic West End District is happy to welcome the Mary Kay Seminar back to Dallas!
Since 1974, the Mary Kay Seminar has brought thousands of attendees to downtown Dallas, and this year’s event is no different. Happening now through August 6, 2016, at the Kay Bailey Convention Center, the 42nd Annual Mary Kay Seminar is the time that Mary Kay Independent Beauty Consultants gather from all over to bask in their accomplishments from the year and kick off new goals.

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If you love the Historic West End District now, get ready to fall in love with it again!

Home to The Dallas World Aquarium, the Sixth Floor Museum, and many delicious downtown restaurants like Ellen’s Southern Kitchen and Hoffbrau Steaks, the West End is full of life. According to the Dallas Innovation Alliance, this makes the West End the perfect neighborhood in downtown Dallas to test the city’s newest technology including public Wi-Fi.

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The Fourth of July is not only a 3-day weekend for many, but also the time everyone likes to celebrate with the three F’s – Food, Fun, and Fireworks! Lucky for you, the West End Historic District is chocked full of Independence Day promotions and specials to help you commemorate the day and make memories.

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There are soooo many great food options in the @DallasWestEnd! We love our restaurants, so each Tuesday we are going to take a sneak peak on some of the great food and cuisine going on. Today we are slightly dipping our toes in with a brief look at Salads and one of our favorite spots for a crisp and yummy salad is our own Hoffbrau Steaks.

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The Dallas West End has a bevy of activity going on every day including new construction, construction on historic buildings and several of our buildings getting some much needed love with some new paint. Our good friend, and former West End Association Chairman Joe Piwetz of ECOM shared some of the happenings and history with me this week so I could share with y’all.

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By: Marla Watson, Publicist

Big D is blessed to have a huge part in filmmaking, locations and the overall film community. Not only do we have some of the best locations in the world (that have even been portrayed as many other places in the world, believe it or not), but we have some of the best film festivals locally and globally. This week brings the Oak Cliff Film Festival, touting a well rounded selection of films and artistic moments, for the film lover in us all.

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