Rider Insider: Find things to do this weekend in D/FW

• Ride the DART Rail Green Line to Fair Park Station or MLK, Jr. Station Friday evening for Fair Park Sparks. The free outdoor festival celebrates the addition of thousands of new decorative enhancement lights that will illuminate Fair Park’s historical buildings, grounds and the ever-popular Esplanade Fountain. Musical entertainment will include nationally recognized bands Sugar Ray with guest Big Bad Voodoo Daddy. Synchronized fountain shows will take place at the Esplanade, along with an artist gallery, wine bar, concessions, food trucks, event booths and museums. Children’s activities will include face painting and roving entertainers. The evening will conclude with a spectacular fireworks display. Information: www.fairpark.org.

• Ride the DART Rail Red LineBlue LineGreen Line or Orange Line to West End Station, then DART Bus Route 52 from Rosa Parks Plaza Sunday for Trinity River Revel. The Trinity Commons Foundation presents the opening festivities for the Sylvan Avenue Bridge, Trinity Skyline Trail, Continental Pedestrian Bridge and West Dallas Gateway. All four of these new amenities to the Trinity River corridor in Dallas are set to have their grand opening and the Trinity River Revel offers a wealth of activities for the entire family … all day long! Most activities are free. The new Continental Avenue Pedestrian Bridge and West Dallas Gateway Plaza, just west of downtown Dallas and Victory Park, are where most Trinity River Revel events are taking place. They connect Riverfront Boulevard in the Design District to Singleton Boulevard and Trinity Groves in West Dallas. Other events are taking place in the Trinity River basin, beneath the Continental Avenue Pedestrian Bridge. Information: www.trinityriverrevel.com.

Find more events like the Indiana Jones and the Adventure of Archaeology on our Rider Insider Online Calendar or in the brochures found on DART light rail vehicles or buses.

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One Response to Rider Insider: Find things to do this weekend in D/FW

  1. Mark says:

    Any chance for a D link stop to the Continental Bridge Park? Walking there from downtown is extremely dangerous with the underpasses and lack of pedestrian infrastructure.


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