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This page lists some activities and attractions in Addison and DFW area, near the 2010 National SCRABBLE Championship venue.
|Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Presents ZING ZANG ZOOM 12.1 mi
Through the mystery of magic and the mastery of skill, audiences will be
spellbound as Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents ZING ZANG ZOOM,
a thrill-filled, mind-blowing circus spectacular where family fun is no
illusion offering hours of exciting family entertainment
July 28 - August 8
$15 - $75
2500 Victory Ave., Dallas, TX, 75201
Check schedule for showtimes
|American Idol Live 12.1 mi
The Top 10 finalists – Aaron Kelly, Andrew Garcia, Casey James, Crystal
Bowersox, Didi Benami, Katie Stevens, Lee DeWyze, Michael Lynche, Siobhan
Magnus, and Tim Urban – will hit the road this summer on the American Idols
LIVE! Tour 2010.
Monday, August 9, 7 p.m.
2500 Victory Ave., Dallas, TX, 75201
Tickets: Ticketmaster 800-745-3000
|Beckert Park - Summer Salsa .9 mi.
Spice up your nights with live salsa music.
Dance Lessons 7pm Concert 8pm on Saturdays
5044 Addison Circle, Addison, TX
|'Billy Bob's Texas - The World's Largest Honky Tonk' 39.0 mi.
Visit Billy Bob's Texas in the historic Fort Worth Stockyards.
Billy Bob's Texas is open daily, families welcome! Live bull riding
INSIDE the huge entertainment center, with the best bull riders in the world
competing weekly. No mechanical bulls here. You'll see the real thing: real bulls,
real cowboys at Billy Bob's.
2520 Rodeo Plaza; Fort Worth, TX 76164
|Hard Rock Cafe Summer Concert Series 12 mi.
Come Rock Out with your Favorite Local Dallas Bands all Summer long at
Hard Rock Cafe Dallas.
For more information, call 469-341-7825 to see who is playing.
Sunday 9 P.M.
$15 - $30
2211 N. Houston St, Dallas, TX 75219
|House of Blues 12.4 mi.
Queensrÿche, Cyndi Lauper, Pat Benatar
August 6, 8, 11, 13; Check schedule.
8:30 P.M. Price varies
2200 N. Lamar St., Dallas, TX, 75202
|Cowboys Dance Hall 9.61 mi.
Get your cowboy boots, Wranglers and hats because it's time to go two-steppin'
Here you'll find a relaxed, small-town atmosphere where people of all ages
can talk, listen to local country music bands, dance, and sip on a beer or two.
The hall also has provision for "Live Pro Bull Riding" every Friday
nights. Special dance lessons by Diana Hall are also held on Saturdays.
10310 Technology Blvd W Dallas, Texas 75220
|Gilley's Dallas 15.34 mi.
Open Friday and Saturday 8pm to 2am
FREE dance lessons every Saturday night from 6pm-8pm. Lessons are taught by
Jim Woeber. For more information, check out his website Dance Lessons
1135 S Lamar St, Dallas, TX 75215
|Round Up Saloon 12.18 mi.
Be assured that The Round-Up will ALWAYS be a clean and friendly atmosphere
where you can kick up your heels and feel at home in the COUNTRY!! Voted The
Best Galdanged Gay Bar in the U.S. of A. by Instinct Magazine
3912 Cedar Springs Rd Dallas, Texas 75219
|Twin Peak's Thursday Night Texas Hold 'Em .38 mi.
Thursday Night Poker Lessons and Tournament
6:30PM - SIGNUP FOR GAMES & POKER TRAINING OPPORTUNITY
7:30 PM - FREEROLL POKER TOURNAMENT
5260 Belt Line Rd, Addison TX, 75254
|Hat Tricks Sports Bar Free Roll Poker Tournaments 16.12 mi.
Every Tuesday and Saturday Hat Trick's will hold poker tournaments.
Every Tuesday 7pm and 10pm
Every week Saturday 1p and 4pm
101 E. Corporate Drive, Lewisville TX 75067
|Ernie's of North Dallas- Monday Night Karaoke (Adults) .2 mi.
Monday evening of Karaoke from 5:30pm to 10:30pm and Happy Hour specials
from 2:30pm to 8:00pm
5100 Belt Line Rd., Ste 502, Dallas, TX, 75254
|Studio Movie Grill .55 mi.
Hollywood’s latest movies with delicious dining to bring you the best viewing
experience possible. Check for movie times.
Movie Ticket avg $9 + meal avg $10
5405 Beltline Rd. Dallas, TX 75248
|Improv Comedy Club & Dinner Theatre 0.4 mi. SW (8 min walk)
National performers regularly yuk it up at the area's best known laugh factory
as well as local comedy talent
4980 Beltline Road #250, Addison, TX 75254 USA
August 6-8 Michael Ian Black
August 13-16 Richard Lewis
|Jubilee Theatre 38 mi.
featuring the universal language of the blues in "Blues in the Night"
506 Main Street, Fort Worth, Texas 76102
Box Office: 817-338-4411
|Watertower Theater .8 mi.
"The Full Monty"
When the local mill experiences massive layoffs, six unemployed steelworkers
are out of luck, out of cash and out of shape. But will they have the nerve to
follow through with their plan and go The Full Monty? Boasting a toe-tapping
rock ‘n roll score, The Full Monty is a musical endowed with big laughs and heart
and a jaw-dropping finale that just might charm your pants off!
Matinees and evenings - Tickets $20-$40
|Amon Carter Museum 42 mi.
10 AM - 8 PM Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday
Noon - 5 PM Sunday
3501 Camp Bowie Boulevard, Fort Worth, TX 76107-2695
The museum will be featuring the collection Ansel Adams, "Eloquent Light"
|Dallas Museum of Art 12.2 mi.
Recently celebrated one hundred years of connecting art and people.
Established in 1903, the Museum features an outstanding collection of more
than 23,000 works of art from around the world, from ancient to modern times.
Tue-Wed 11am to 5pm
Thu 11am to 9am
Fri-Sun 11am to 5pm
$5 - $10
1717 N. Harwood, Dallas, TX, 75201
|Kimbell Art Museum 42 mi.
Michelangelo’s first known painting, The Torment of Saint Anthony, is now
on view among the permanent collection of the Kimbell Art Museum.
3333 Camp Bowie Boulevard, Fort Worth, Texas 76107-2792
|Valley House Gallery and Sculpture Garden 3 mi.
Gallery and serene 5-acre sculpture garden
Mon - Sat 10 A.M. - 5 P.M.
6616 Spring Valley Road, Dallas, TX 75254
|Bodies the Exhibition @ West End Market Place 12.6 mi.
Learn more about the human body at this show featuring real human specimens,
including whole bodies and individual organs. Produced by Premier Exhibitions
the exhibit surveys the muscular, skeletal, reproductive, respiratory, circulatory
and other systems of the human body. The specimens on display have undergone
a preservation process that makes them dry and helps prevent decomposition.
Sun - Thurs 10am to 7pm; Fri - Sat 10am to 10pm
$16 - $25
603 Munger St., Dallas, TX, 75202
|Cavanaugh Flight Museum 2.1 mi.
The Cavanaugh Flight Museum is a 50,000-square-foot facility at the
Addison Airport that houses a private collection of fully restored military
aircraft from World War I to the Vietnam era, most of which are still
Mon-Sat 9am to 5pm - Sun 11am to 5pm
$10 to $18
4572 Clare Chennault, Addison, TX, 75001
|Fort Worth Museum of Science and History 41.6 mi.
Will be featuring Omni movie presentation "Van Gogh, Brush with Genius" and
'Leonardo Da Vinci: Man, Inventor, Genius" exhibit
Open daily 10 AM - 5 PM
1600 Gendy St., Fort Worth, TX 76107
817-255-930 or 888-255-9300
|Mary Kay Cosmetics Building and Museum 2 mi.
The Mary Kay Museum is located on the lobby floor of the Mary Kay corporate
headquarters building. The museum displays artifacts from the history of the
cosmetics company including the original product line from 1963, Mary Kay
Career Apparel from four decades, a collection of evening gowns worn by
Self-guided tours: Mon-Fri 9am to 4pm
Guided tours (reservations required): Mon-Fri 10am and 2pm
|Museum of Nature and Science - Planetarium Programs and Exhibits 17.9 mi.
Wonders of the Universe, Texas Night Sky,Secrets of the Sun & Cosmic Safari
Mon - Sat 10am to 6pm; Sun 12noon to 6pm
check for showtimes
$6 - $16
3535 E Grand Ave, Dallas, Texas
|Dallas Historical Society Tours
Tours upon request
These adventures in leisure depart the Hall of State, located in Fair Park,
on the scheduled date. Lunch is included in the ticket price. Payment at the
time of requesting your reservation ensures a seat on the bus.
|Old Red Museum 12.8 mi.
Dedicated to inspire and educate visitors about the rich and varied cultural,
economic, political and social history of the Dallas County Area, the Old
Red Museum of Dallas County History & Culture serves as a symbol of Dallas
Mon - Fri 9am to 5pm
$5 - $8
100 S. Houston St., Dallas, TX 75202
|The Sixth Floor Museum 12.7 mi.
Located in the former Texas School Book Depository, now the Dallas County
Administration building, the Sixth Floor is Dallas' "official" John
F. Kennedy museum. You can look down upon the actual route the motorcade
was taking when Lee Harvey Oswald fired upon the motorcade from the window
on the 6th floor. The nonprofit, self-supporting facility is dedicated to
"the life, times, death and legacy of JFK" — not just the assassination.
Tue-Sun 10am to 6pm Mon 12 Noon to 6pm
$4 - $14
411 Elm St., Dallas, TX, 75202
|All In One Tour Services
With only ONE telephone call, ALL IN ONE TOUR SERVICES will value-package
a tour for you or your group. Our ALL IN ONE tour packages can include all
transportation, attractions, restaurants, sightseeing, and every detail
can be customized to fit your special needs. Our one stop services to business
and leisure travelers.
Call to make reservations 214-698-0332
|Cowboys Stadium Tour 25 mi.
There are now two exciting ways to tour the new Cowboys Stadium. If you are
interested in touring the entire stadium, and going home with a head full of
facts and figures about the world's largest domed structure, then the
VIP Guided Tour is your best option. If you'd rather take your time and
explore just the most popular highlights on the Event Level, then the
Self-Guided Tour is for you
To purchase individual tour tickets call 800-745-3000
To purchase a private tour for your group of 20 or more call 817-892-8688
Mon - Sat 10 am to 6 pm (Last Tour Departs At 4:30 pm)
Sun 11 am - 5 pm (Last Tour Departs At 3:30 pm)
Tours Fill Up Quickly
|Dallas Segway Tours 12.3 mi.
Dallas Sightseeing Tours On A Segway!
Dallas Segway Tours provides the most fun, exciting and personal, Guided
Segway Sightseeing Tours found anywhere in the World. Turn your next visit to
Dallas into a Segway Experience!
Reservation Line 800-880-2336 or 972-821-9054
9am to 5pm 7 days a week
Tours Depart from SpringHill Suites by Marriott
1907 N. Lamar St. 75202
In the beautiful Dallas West End Historic District
|DFW Heli-Tours 14.5 mi.
Quality Aircraft operates, under FAA Part 135, a Bell 206 L-3 that is capable
of carrying up to 6 (six) passengers at one time. For more information, please
|JFK Assassination Tour 12.3 mi
There are those who want to learn more about the events of the day
JFK was shot. This tour will lead you through the events that began on Nov 22,
1963, from the time President and Jacqueline Kennedy arrived in Dallas.
Tours are customized in advance so call for reservations.
Tour Guide: Ken M. Holmes, Jr. P.O. Box 225803, Dallas, Texas 75222
|300 Dallas Bowling Alley 1.8 mi
This entertainment complex includes a bowling alley ($4 to $6.50, plus $4.50
shoe rental), a billiard room, a full bar, lane-side food service (more
than just snack bar options), video screens and the Club 300 VIP lounge,
which includes private, sectioned-off bowling lanes; a private billiard
room; meeting space and its own private event planner.
Mon-Thur 3pm - 12 midnight Fri-Sat 11am - 2am
Sun 11am - 12 midnight
$10 and up
3805 Belt Line Rd., Addison, TX, 75001
|See Activities Director for assistance with area gyms and one day membership outside of the hotel services.
|Hotel Intercontinental Health & Fitness Facility
Full Service workout facility with aerobic equipment (treadmills, life
cycles and elyptical machines). Mens and Ladies locker rooms. Outdoor
pool, with whirlpool. Also, two indoor racquet ball courts, sauna and whirlpool.
|18 hole golf course within 15 minutes from the hotel. Tee times can be arranged through the Concierge.|
|Baseball - Texas Rangers Ballpark at Arlington 25.8 mi
Baseball at its best-Texas Rangers against the Bronx Bombers.
August 10-11 Rangers vs. New York Yankees, night games.
August 13-15 Rangers vs. Boston Red Sox, afternoon game on the 15th
1000 Ballpark Way, Arlington, TX 76011
|Football - Dallas Cowboys Preseason Game 25 mi.
Dallas Cowboys vs. Oakland Raiders
Only Party deck Tickets Available on Cowboys Website
|Pool at the Hotel Intercontinental
Also 9 waterparks in the area. I will be adding these later.