As summer turns to autumn and temps begin to dip a little, September in Dallas brings colorful food and art, community events and, of course, the State Fair of Texas! This month offers perfect opportunities to take a quick weekend trip and enjoy indulgent dishes, one more dip in the pool, and all the food, fun and nostalgic feelings that the September has to offer.
Here are the must-dos of September in Dallas!
Things to Sip and Savor this September
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 15 – Oct. 15) with authentic flavors of Mexico at Xaman Cafe on Jefferson Boulevard in Oak Cliff. Stop by for a horchata latte, Chilaquiles, or a Cafe con Mezcal. Bonus – they’re open daily for brunch! Find more ways to Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month in Dallas!
Movies in the Park in Uptown Dallas’s Griggs Park at 8 p.m. every Tuesday in September! Movies and popcorn are free and open to the public. Pets are allowed, but please be respectful of your fellow moviegoers. You can bring your own food and beverages or buy some Parking is limited! The Uptown Block Party on Sept. 28 features free concerts, food, games, photo ops a market, and much more.
Sip through the Margarita Mile. Check into one or many delicious stops and sip on some of the best and brightest margaritas in Dallas. Get your pass here to get the good times rolling and to win free swag along the way.
Beginning Sept. 16, the Dallas Arboretum brings in 90,000 pumpkins, gourds and squash to celebrate Autumn at the Arboretum. Now in its 18th year, they’ve created a new pumpkin village location behind the Jonsson Color Garden. Your kids are sure to love the theme this year: ‘It’s The Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown®’! Displays will feature the return of the Peanuts Gang, along with themed pumpkin houses that make up the acclaimed Pumpkin Village, and of course, a maze for younger visitors.
The State Fair of Texas in all its glory, the fair festivities return on Sept. 29! With classic favorites and new flavors, there’s so much to love about the Fair. Check out our ultimate guide for this year’s State Fair!
Visit Dallas invites you to experience a few unforgettable LGBTQ+ events over the next several months, starting with Pride in Dallas from September 10 to 17. Our vibrant community welcomes everyone to come and celebrate diversity, acceptance, and love all week long, with the main event – the Pride Parade – held on September 17th.
Also during that week is Texas Latino Pride Fest – September 16. Come and celebrate our Latinx and LGBTQ+ community in Texas with music, food and fun!