There’s always something to do in The Triple D! Check out my curated event list for Black professionals in Dallas this week.
1.DALLASITES101 HAPPY HOUR @ WATER GRILL
Wednesday, July 12, 2017, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
These ladies know the city and can tell you where and when to wine, dine and party. Join the Dallasites101 from 6-9 p.m. for drink specials, complimentary bites and lots of mixing and mingling with other Dallasites! It will be a fun event to explore a new, beautiful restaurant patio, meet new friends, catch up with old, etc. The who’s-who of the Dallas social media scene. Learn more here.
2. COSIGN LIVE: COSIGN EXPERIENCE EDITION
Thursday, July 13, 2017, 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
It’s basically a Cosign Magazine takeover this week in Dallas. Join them at Off the Record for another rendition of Cosign Live featuring insights from some of Dallas’ hottest influencers. Panelist include: Channing Beumer CEO of Chicks N Kicks, DJ ASAP, Anthony “Munch” Steele of VILLA, and more. Hosted by Cosign CEO K.G. and B. Mills of #BEgreat with sounds by DJ So4kis and sponsored by Hpnotiq. Come network and turn up. Learn more here.
3. ELZ THE DJ INVADES #TRUTHTHURSDAYS
Thursday, July 13, 2017, 9:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.
The Triple D native, Elz The DJ, is touching down to take over the Thursday night turn-up at Truth! Fresh from Europe (or maybe Dubai who knows), Elz has been spinning and hyping crowds around the world with his ace Lil Dickey and numerous others. He will be here for this night only to deliver those vibes to Dallas so you don’t want to miss it. As always, everyone is free with RSVP until 10 p.m. featuring a reverse happy hour including $4.00 you-call-it’s and a kitchen open until 1:30 a.m.! Don’t miss it. Learn more here.
4. KENDRICK LAMAR + TRAVIS SCOTT @ AMERICAN AIRLINES CENTER
Friday, July 14, 2017, 7:30 p.m.
Just make it look sexy. Kung Fu Kenny is in Dallas so it will be all the way lit as it can be Friday night. He’s a goat, of course, having proved himself consecutively with good albums with Good Kid, M.A.A.D City, To Pimp a Butterfly and now DAMN. If you’re not a fan by now, who knows what will convince you. Joining him is Missouri City native, Travis Scott giving you goosebumps as well as the originator of The Cha-Cha, D.R.A.M.. Trust me, this is the concert of the year. Learn more here.
5. POP-UP BOOT CAMP WITH KIAH
Saturday, July 14, 2017, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Join the melanin goddess Kiah this Saturday morning at Valley Ridge Park to sweat it out. It’s free so stretch, exercise and attain your fitness goal with a coach whose lifestyle reflects why it’s important to just be Black and holistic. One hour of sweat closer to your goal so keep striving. Learn more here.
6. BRUNCH! RUM! + REGGAE!
Saturday, July 15, 2017, 11:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
The Island Spot is hosting a “Brunch. Rum. Reggae” Day party celebrating their Saturday brunch launch! Good food with even better drinks opening at 10 a.m. and table reservations available. The place where you can really eat, drink, chill and dirty wine like you’re having wild thoughts like Rihanna. Learn more here.
7. WATER GUN FIGHT 2017
Saturday, July 15, 2017, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
It’s Texas. It’s hot. Cool down with an ol’ fashioned water gun fight at Klyde Warren Park! This is a kid-friendly event with no water balloons. Please make sure your gun does not look like a real gun (this is not a 21 Savage water gun fight) and dress to be drenched. Summertime fun. Learn more here.
8. #DAYLASOUL @ THE DEN
Saturday, July 15, 2017, 5:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Drinks and music. Casual atmosphere with TVs, lot’s of space and hookah, it’s a perfect spot for those who want to hang out on Saturday’s, but not get too turned up during the day. Free before 6:30 p.m. so pull up. Learn more here.
9. THE COSIGN EXPERIENCE
Sunday, July 16, 2017, 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
If you are a fan of local art, music, and fashion and want to meet and see other creatives in action, this experience for you. As the years have passed, Cosign has managed to evolve this experience in Dallas that have connected many creatives from all across the metroplex. The event will be held at IQ Haus and will include local vendors, art installations and displays, music performances, and an exquisite fashion show. You can’t say we didn’t tell you. Learn more here.
10. DAY LIT
Sunday, July 16, 2017, 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Sunday funday. No Cover all day with sounds by DJ Sammy B. $5 drinks all day including vibes on the patio, by the big screens, by the bar, just everywhere. Make it your pre-game spot. Learn more here.
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