Five Reasons To Visit DFW In 2015

Five Reasons To Visit DFW In 2015

Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images

Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images

As if there weren’t enough fantastic attractions and interesting sites to see in Dallas-Fort Worth already, DFW will be where the excitement’s at in 2015 with huge events, venues and crowds set to come our way. The metroplex will surely be the envy of other big cities all year long.

50th Annual Country Music Awards
AT& T Stadium
1 Legends Way
Arlington, TX 76011
(817) 892-4000
www.acmawards50.com

Date: April 19, 2015

DFW will be the site of 2015’s biggest country music event of the year, the 50th Annual Country Music Awards. Hosted this year by Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan, the event will be broadcast live and in living color from the AT&T Stadium in Arlington. Guaranteed to dot the stadium with country music’s most acclaimed stars, this is an elite event not to be missed.

America’s Cup (Gymnastics)
AT& T Stadium
1 Legends Way
Arlington, TX 76011
(817) 892-4000
www.nbcdfw.com

Date: March 7, 2015

World class gymnasts and athletes from countries spanning the globe will come together at the AT&T Stadium to compete for the title of America’s Cup. Past and future Olympians gather here to forge new dreams in an event that will wow crowds and earn accolades as these incredible athletes prepare themselves for future Olympic games.

Main Street Arts Festival
Downtown Fort Worth
www.mainstreetartsfest.org

Date: April 9-12, 2015

This free festival will take over several blocks of downtown Fort Worth throughout this whimsical weekend filled with visual art eye candy, textural pieces and many, many surprises. Food, drinks, fun and ideas are sure to flow through the city streets, inspiring art for the next year’s festival.

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Fort Worth Wine and Food Festival
Fort Worth, TX
(817) 348-0642
www.fortworthfoodandwinefestival.com

Date: March 26-29, 2015

This weekend-long festival will feature Fort Worth’s most tantalizing culinary feats and locally refreshing drinks including Fort Worth’s own Firestone & Robertson whiskey, made right here in Texas. The festival is held to promote culinary knowledge, give attendees tastes that will rock their palates and to raise funds for culinary scholarships to continue to promote Fort Worth’s culinary scene. Please come out and support wonderful food, beverages and Fort Worth’s star chefs.

Marvel Universe Live!
American Airlines Center
2500 Victory Ave
Dallas, TX 75219
(214) 222-3687
www.marveluniverselive.com

Date: Jan. 30 – Feb. 1, 2015

January 30 through February 1, 2015, Marvel Universe Live! will be held at the American Airlines Center. This unique extravaganza is an action-packed, original storyline that involves up to 25 Marvel characters as they team up and clash against each other in martial arts, aerial fights and even motocross battles. The entire family will be entertained by their favorite heroes and villains as their comic fantasies play out before their eyes.

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Kena Sosa is a freelance writer in Dallas. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.