Looking for something fun to do this weekend? Take DART to Deep Ellum Arts Festival, April 1-3. Now in its 22nd year, this ever-growing street festival attracts thousands of visual and performing arts enthusiasts to this very chic entertainment district.
Admission to this three-day festival is free, and features more than 200 decorative and visual artists selling and commissioning original works and hundreds of original bands and performance artists showcasing the newest sights and sounds from five stages. Festival attendees can stroll through displays of cutting-edge decorative arts and admire, commission, and purchase the works of sculptors, muralists, jewelers, painters, leather and wood crafters, and other specialized fine artists, some of whom will be creating pieces on the spot.
The best way to get to Deep Ellum Arts Festival is by riding DART’s Green Line to Deep Ellum Station or Baylor University Medical Center Station. You can purchase a DART transit pass from the agency’s free GoPass℠ app. Available in the App Store and the Google Play store, on GoPass, you can buy and store your tickets on your phone, access travel tools and rider alerts, and look up events and offers. Learn more at DART.org/GoPass.
DART passes also can be purchased at any rail station from the ticket vending machines (TVMs), which take cash, debit cards and credit cards.
Visit deepellumartsfestival.com to learn more about the three-day festival.