Outdoor Movies & Concerts in DFW This Summer
Every Friday in May, the Town of Flower Mound is hosting their Concerts in the Park series at Heritage Park. You can bring your own cooler or purchase food and concessions from one of the food trucks on-hand! All concerts will begin at 7:00pm.
The "Sounds of Lewisville" concert series started in 1991 - making it one of the oldest and most beloved summer traditions in the area. The series has moved to Wayne Ferguson Plaza in Old Town Lewisville in recent years and offers music from 7:00-9:30pm every Tuesday night from June-July.
The Denton Main Street Association hosts this award-winning concert series every year and this year it's back from May through June. Every Thursday starting at 6:30pm you can bring your blankets and chairs to Downtown Denton to enjoy live music from local bands. It's open seating this year so they recommend you get there a little early to stake out a good spot. And there are lots of delicious places nearby to grab dinner beforehand!
Every Friday in June you can visit Frisco Square from 7:00-9:00pm for live music from a diverse set of extraordinarily talented performing artists local to the metroplex. Bring your blanket, chairs, and some food to sit and enjoy the family-friendly atmosphere.
This truly is fun for the whole family. Spend a Saturday afternoon at the Dallas Zoo and then stick around for the after-hours fun beginning at 5:00pm. In addition to the zookeeper chats and live animal encounters, they'll also have live music at The Grove starting at 7:00pm. And admission is included with your regular zoo ticket, so just stay for the extra bit of fun!
This summer the DSO will be traveling around parks throughout Dallas. It's their way of providing the joy of music to their diverse community. All performances are free and open to the public, including their Memorial Day concert at Flag Pole Hill Park.
On select Saturday evenings (June 24; July 15; August 19) in the summer, they'll be showcasing family-friendly movies at Klyde Warren Park beginning at 7:00pm. Grab a spot on the lawn, enjoy a food truck picnic and let the cinematic fun begin.
If you visit the Dallas Arboretum on Thursday evenings from April to June, you can enjoy their Cool Thursdays Concert Series with live music from tribute bands paying homage to music legends like ABBA, the Beach Boys, and Michael Buble. Plus you'll get to enjoy the most spectacular view of the sunset over White Rock Lake. You can purchase your Arboretum tickets on their website.
Vitruvian Nights Live returns to the beautiful Amphitheater at Vitruvian Park starting June 14 and continuing every other Thursday until August 23. The concerts go from 7:00-9:30pm and will also have food trucks and outdoor games.
Fort Worth Area
We're lucky enough to have one of Rooftop Cinema Club's locations in Downtown Fort Worth. You can purchase tickets for any of their movie showings on their website. They're showing everything from 80's classics to modern hits like Top Gun: Maverick.
Throughout the year you can find live music in Sundance Square every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. But, of course, in the summer is the perfect time to camp out and listen to what they've got going on! And with all the fantastic restaurants also located in Sundance Square, it's the perfect family outing or date night.
Every summer the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra puts on a Concerts in the Garden series at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden. It's the perfect casual, family-friendly concert atmosphere. We love to pack a picnic, some chairs, and a blanket to enjoy the music under the beautiful surroundings. This year the concerts go from May 26-June 11 and include music from Queen, Harry Potter, The Eagles, Star Wars, and The Beatles. You can purchase your tickets on the FWSO website.
This 8-week live music series runs from May through June and is located on Peace Plaza directly outside of Harvest Hall. Venture inside Harvest Hall to enjoy food from eight chef-inspired global kitchens as well as specialty crafted cocktails and then head outside to enjoy performances from some of the best local artists and bands in the Metroplex. They have bands paying tribute to music icons like U2, Chicago, Billy Joel, and Journey.
The Levitt Pavilion will host many free, family-friendly, outdoor concerts this summer with all different styles of music, ranging from country to rock to jazz. The concerts are open lawn seating, so bring your own blanket, chairs and coolers.
If you want a concert AND a movie, check out Keller's Summer Nights series happening every Thursday in June. The live music will start at 7:30pm and the movies will start somewhere around 9:00pm.