World Food Championships - Welcome Reception for Chef's and Sponsors
6:00 PM18:00

World Food Championships - Welcome Reception for Chef's and Sponsors

The World Food Championships is the largest competition in Food Sport, where grand champions of previous events convene for a chance at winning the ultimate food crown and a share of hundreds of thousands of dollars in prize money. The World Food Championships is also the springboard for many up and coming culinary stars and home cooks as they seek TV fame through many well-known food shows and acting opportunities.

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2019 Dallas Reggae Festival
to Sep 2

2019 Dallas Reggae Festival

We want to welcome friends and families to the 1st Annual Dallas Reggae Festival. This reggae festival features various artists celebrating cultural equality through reggae and world music.

The event is scheduled to take place at the Longhorn Ballroom Park

15% of all tickets sales will be donated to the North Texas Food Bank

Purchase Tickets Here

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Texas Dance Hall Tour
6:00 PM18:00

Texas Dance Hall Tour

Ray Benson & Asleep at the Wheel are excited to present the Texas Dance Hall Tour Think of it as a “land cruise” with our port-of-calls being several of the state’s historical dance halls, featuring a range of notable Western Swing, Country and Texas artists. Filled with history, romance and a way of life, these halls have been the breeding grounds of Texas music for over a century – and now you have a chance to be a part of that!

Join us to experience Texas music heritage at its finest and most importantly, make memories that will Two-Step their way right into your music-loving heart!

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Texas Parks & Wildlife Foundation - We Will Not Be Tamed
6:00 PM18:00

Texas Parks & Wildlife Foundation - We Will Not Be Tamed

Have you purchased your tickets for the "We Will Not Be Tamed" celebration and dinner? Join us in Dallas at the Longhorn Ballroom on November 8 to celebrate thewild things and wild places of Texas! The "We Will Not Be Tamed" sweepstakes winners will be announced!

Purchase your tickets/tables today -->

#WeWillNotBeTamed #LiveAmongtheWild #TexasParksandWildlife #TexasFisheries#WildAnimalsofTexas #TexasWildlife #ParksinTexas #ParksandWildlife#TexasStateParks #TexasParks

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Stetsons & Stilettos II
5:30 PM17:30

Stetsons & Stilettos II


On Saturday, September 8, 2018, Love For Kids, Inc. is hosting Palette to Palate, our 8th annual fundraising event focused on art, wine, food and live entertainment. Palette to Palate 2018 presents “Stetsons & Stilettos II” at the historic 1950’s Dallas landmark Longhorn Ballroom in celebration of their first anniversary or the reopening. Please save the date as this will be an evening to remember and you don’t want to miss the special concert performed by Asleep At The Wheel!

To conclude the evening, ten time Grammy Award winners “Asleep At The Wheel” will be performing in the tradition of Bob Wills for a celebration of the first anniversary of the reopening of the Longhorn Ballroom. This celebratory concert in honor of the Longhorn Ballroom will immediately follow Palette to Palate Stetsons & Stilettos II. Event tickets for both Palette to Palate Stetsons & Stilettos II and Asleep At The Wheel will go on sale June 15th.

Palette to Palate will again have the best darn western soiree’ in town, with our traditional food, wine tastings and art displays. Back by popular demand the “Bob Wills Tribute Band” will appear, featuring Stefani Little. Last year this band amazed the audience when Leon Rausch, one of the original Texas Playboys, stepped back on the Longhorn stage, bringing down the house with Stefani Little.  We will be showcasing some of the best Texas Red Dirt Country Western Music Artists during the tasting hours of the evening. Highly acclaimed Chefs will be featuring their most popular signature appetizers from many favorite local restaurants, along with featured wine tastings. Our guests will have the opportunity to view and purchase original art created by several local artists, as well as participate in our live and silent auctions. 

For tickets to Palette To Palate click here.

For tickets just to the Asleep At The Wheel Concert click here.

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Return of the Masquerade Ball
to Jun 30

Return of the Masquerade Ball

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Coming to you live, loud, and in color during Dallas Southern Pride Weekend (BLACK GAY PRIDE 2018)…


You wanted it, so we are giving it to you! Back by popular demand, Abounding Prosperity and Dallas Southern Pride are teaming up for the return of the ball that started it all in Dallas… the infamous Masquerade Ball. From the root of the southern trees bearing a strange fruit, this year’s Masquerade Ball will be the ballroom scenes top destination to engage in fierce battles, striking poses, and roaring chants as moments are made and statements, stars, legends, and icons make their appearances. Done in true lone star style, everything will be bigger and better this night. Everything from the legendary Longhorn Ballroom which is known for hosting iconic events with over 33,000 square feet of space to the larger than life cash prizes and trophies will be done bigger as always promised in Texas…. Come make your moments, come get your life, come win this cash, and leave knowing that whether participant or spectator, you will be a part of a night of fellowship as only can be done in the south…fierce competition…black elegance… and a ball that is going to be part of history in the making!!!!

Date: September 29th, 2018
Time: 11:45 pm - 8:00 am
Doors Open @ 11:45 pm
LSS Starts @ 1:00 am
Ball Ends @ 8:00 am
Commentators: The Icons Jack Mizrahi & Jay Blahnik along with Legendary Dashaun

TABLES: Contact Jay St. Laurent (Jay H. Wright) @ 214-455- 8173 (cell) or 214-421- 4800
(office) for table purchases
VIP Section 1 Tables (On Stage) $500 each – 4 available
VIP Section 2 Tables (Upper Balcony) $400 each – 3 available
General Tables (Runway) – $200 each

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2018 Juneteenth Unity Festival
4:00 PM16:00

2018 Juneteenth Unity Festival

Starring Grammy award-winning R&B singer Tank, the Iconic Trina, Once upon a time's Mariah Lynn, Love & Hip Hop Miami's Prince and Bobby Lykes, Empire's Terrell Carter, and much more!!

Live music, entertainment, 36 ft. adult water slide, Dunk tank, vendors, food, and much more!

This is an event you DO NOT want to miss! Tickets on sale now at

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Free Emerald City After Party
to May 19

Free Emerald City After Party

Donations benefiting Momentous Institute
at the Longhorn Ballroom
May 18, 2018 7:30pm - 2:00am

Featuring Emerald City and other live local Dallas music artists.

May 18th 7:30pm till 2am
Eventbrite ticket required for entry
Donations accepted at the door for Mementus Institute.


Longhorn Ballroom
Emerald City Band

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Texxas Jam Tribute Festival
12:00 PM12:00

Texxas Jam Tribute Festival


Saturday, May 12th
Longhorn Ballroom in Dallas Texas

Ticket Purchase Page! FREE PARKING!

Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the Original Texxas Jam, this event will feature 8 Top Local DFW Tribute Bands that play tribute to several of the bands that played many of the actual Texxas Jam's. Come hear the music, share the memories and join in the Celebration of the 40th Anniversary of the Texxas Jam!

Texxas Jam Tribute Festival kicks off Saturday, May 12th @ 1pm with many side events throughout the day. FREE PARKING, reasonable priced drink, food bar, IN & OUT accessibility.

Saturday, May 12th
Doors @ 12 noon
Events start @ 1 pm

* Eddie Van Halen Guitar Solo Competition - We will be kicking off the Saturday event with an Eddie Van Halen Guitar Solo Competition that will host a panel of judges. Winner of the competition would be award a Trophy and a Cash Prize of $150 and 10 Hours of Rehearsal Time at Texas Jam Rehearsal Studios in Plano Texas. 

The EVH Guitar Comp is Sponsored by Texas Jam Rehearsal Studios in Plano Texas.


    A tribute to Joan Jett.
    A tribute to Heart (performing Heart's Texxas Jam set list from 1978 & 1979 & more)
  • VHX
    A Tribute to Van Halen (doing Van Halen's Texxas Jam set list from 1978 and more)
    A tribute to Ronnie James Dio (doing Dio’s Texxas Jam set list from 1986 and more)
    A tribute to Whitesnake (doing Whitesnake Texxas Jam set list from 1987 and more)
  • Blizzard Of Ozz
    A tribute to Ozzy Osboune (doing Ozzy’s Texxas Jam set list from 1985
  • Motorbreath
    A tribute to Metallica (doing Metallica’s Texxas Jam setlist from 1988) 
  • Snakeskin Cowboys
    A Tribute to Ted Nugent (doing Nugent’s Texxas Jam set list from 1978 and more) 
  • Texxas Jam All-Star Band Jam
    So far we have a few confirmed acts: Juni Moon, Little Green Working Men, Without Warning's Phil Holland, George Call from ASKA and Jeff Gerhardt. 

Other Scheduled Events & Highlights

  • Eddie Van Halen Guitar Solo Competition
  • Texxas Jam Documentary
  • When Dallas Rocked Documentary
  • Silent Auction for Original Texxas Jam Memorabilia
  • Texxas Jam Book: 1978 - 1988 Publisher Vernon L. Gowdy III

Ticket Price Includes:

  • Several side events happening throughout the day!

Tickets are ON SALE NOW!

Ticket Purchase Page!

*Join the Texxas Jam Tribute Festival FB Group for more info and join in on the conversation!

*Texxas Jam Tribute Festival Website!

Longhorn Ballroom Location Map

This event sponsored by Dallas Concerts, Longhorn Ballroom, JAM Magazine & Gig Whore! Magazine, Platinum Music Complex, Texas Jam Rehearsal Studios, VokalNow!

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Chroma Services Open House
6:30 PM18:30

Chroma Services Open House

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Promote Your Business

Chroma Services wants to give you the opportunity to promote, market, and advertise your business on our website and social media platforms.

B2B Packages

We believe in the power of cross-marketing & cross-promotion, so we want to develop packages that we can offer together to the Bridal community.

Pop-Up Shops

We offer any Wedding Vendor a chance to set up a pop-up shop inside our Mobile Salon to promote and sell their goods & services.

This is a free event.

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Longhorn Park Grand Opening Weekend
to Apr 29

Longhorn Park Grand Opening Weekend


Join us in the opening of the Longhorn Ballroom Park on April 28th & 29th.  Every weekend will offer horseback rides along the Trinity River with views of the Dallas Skyline.  In addition, there is a leash less dog park along the Trinity River.  We will be serving award winning BBQ from companies like One90 Smoked Meats, Pecan Lodge Catering, and other food items in addition to your favorite beer.

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Texas’ most historic showplace is thrilled to open its backyard to Dallas dwellers for a weekend full of fun-filled activities starting April 28. Offering a scenic Trinity River view away from the hustle and bustle of downtown Dallas, the new Longhorn Park is a taste of what’s to come at the property. With plans to open a two-and- a-half-acre outdoor Container Park in the future, Longhorn Ballroom owner Jay LaFrance is giving patrons a reason to visit the historic space and spend time in nature this spring. Every Saturday and Sunday starting April 28, the Park will offer horseback riding, local live music, and a leash less dog park for your furry friends, in addition to beer specials from Texas Ale Project and Texas-style grub from Pecan Lodge Catering and Tillman’s Roadhouse. Longhorn Ballroom is located at 216 Corinth St., Dallas, TX 75207.

Starting at 9 a.m., Longhorn Park will offer 20 minute horseback rides from the Longhorn backyard across the Trinity River levy, offering a horseback view of the river and downtown Dallas skyline for $25. Its new leash less dog park will serve as a place for furry friends to run wild as patrons enjoy brews and BBQ outdoors. Longhorn Park programming will continue as weather permits through fall. With each Pecan Lodge Catering and Tillman’s Road House plate or sandwich purchase, patrons can enjoy a free seasonal Texas Ale Project beer. Texas Ale Project will also offer $5 beer specials for anyone in the Park during opening weekend. Texas-style food offerings include Pecan Lodge Catering brisket, sausage, ribs, and pulled pork plates or BBQ sandwiches with Tillman’s Road House sides.

“The Longhorn Park is a great addition to creative events we’ve hosted at the Longhorn since its renovation last September,” said LaFrance. “For grand opening weekend, we’ve hand-picked a few of our favorite local partners to help us offer Dallas locals a chance to enjoy our riverfront backyard.”

Grand opening weekend at the Park will also feature local live music from 3 to 6 p.m. from two Fort Worth-based rock bands, Meach Pango and Cut Throat Finches, from local record label Hand Drawn Records.

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