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As summertime approaches, find endless ways to beat the heat—from can't-miss concerts, art exhibitions and indoor attractions to sporting events and stage productions.

Labor Day marks the unofficial end of summer, but cooler temperatures in Texas in September also mean autumn is officially here. Fall for our favorite events and traditions of the season, from football games and cultural celebrations to festivals and more. 

Sept. 7-10

'Beauty and the Beast': The acclaimed Texas Ballet Theater reinvents the classic tale of true love and inner beauty in the Dallas Arts District at the Winspear Opera House.  

Sept. 10

Cowboys vs. Giants: Cowboys. Giants. Jerry World. Need we say more? #dak2thefuture

The Star Frisco Cane Rosso
Even our pizza ovens reflect our love for football (this one is from Cane Rosso at The Star in Frisco). (©Jeff Amador)


Sept. 9

Park Place Luxury & Supercar Showcase at the Four Seasons Resort & Club Dallas at Las Colinas: See the latest models and newest supercars from the world's most renowned luxury brands (Porsche, Ferrari, Bugatti) alongside live music and drinks from the Four Seasons' Outlaw Taproom. What's even better is that the event is donating proceeds to the Momentous Institute, a Dallas-based organization that assists grade school students and their families. VIP tickets are also available.

'Stetsons and Stilettos': The grand re-opening of the historic Longhorn Ballroom launches with a Western-inspired evening featuring the music of Bob Wills and a cowboy hat-donning clientele. 


Sept. 15-Oct. 31

Ashley Longshore Pop-up: For Home Forty Five Ten, the housewares and gifts boutique located in the original digs of the globally recognized Dallas boutique (the flagship of which is now downtown on Main Street) hosts a pop-up for pop artist Ashley Longshore; it's a perfect opportunity to find those one-of-a-kind holiday gifts for colorful or trendsetting recipients. 


Sept. 16-17

Dallas Pride 2017: This 34th annual event celebrating the LGBT community expands to two days this year: The Miller Lite Music Festival in the Park takes place at Reverchon Park on Saturday, followed by the Alan Ross Texas Freedom Parade on Sunday. 

Opens Sept. 20

'Night Fever': Galleria Dallas' new fashion exhibition showcases designer styles of the 1970s disco era, from Yves Saint Laurent to Halston. The exhibition is free and open to the public.

Galleria Dallas fashion
Yves Saint Laurent, circa 1970s (courtesy Vintage Martini)