January 16, 2022


The Trip Encyclopedia

Top Things To Do In Dallas At Night

Call it Dallas, Texas, and eyebrows will start rising. Indeed, Dallas is home to a diverse set of experiences perfect for any species of mankind. Apart from being a commercial, poignant and simply a big city, Dallas has many artistic and pleasant wonderful things that you would love to explore, enjoy and experiment with your family. These include visiting sites like the American Airlines Center, Dallas Museum of Art, the Dallas Arboretum & Botanical gardens amongst many other fascinating things to do in the Texas City.


Nevertheless, it is indisputable that Dallas comes alive after dark. From live music in Deep Ellum to the amazing cocktails in Uptown, we will take you through the top things to do in Dallas at night. Find your favorite spot here: 


1. Pecan Lodge

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Dallas is incomplete without a stop at this premier joint. Whether it is home-stuffed sausages, beef ribs or pulled pork, Pecan Lodge is your home for your favorite piece of brisket. It also provides you with southern fried chicken and collard greens, all of which will have you covered with a smokey flavor for your dinner.


At Pecan, rest assured of tasty recipes and menus that you will not forget any time soon!


2. Dallas Comedy House

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Are you in Dallas tonight and yearning for a good belly laugh? Look no further than Dallas comedy house. From standup comedy to hilarious memes you will get served with hot plates of humor that will leave milk coming out of your nose.


Dallas Comedy House is a comedy powerhouse that has been subject to every bustling joke you may probably have come across. Ensure to check their schedule online and get your ticket ready as you prepare to turn on a glamorous night- laugh on your next visit to Dallas.


3. Viva Dallas Burlesque

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This is the largest Burlesque show in Dallas and basically Texas. It premiers every first and third Saturday of the month at Viva’s lounge – where it features electrifying shows that ensure a fun atmosphere with some of the best and amazing performers in the fabulous Dallas.


If you need to try something different and impress a date on a Saturday night, try this venue. It is not only fantastic, but also very affordable. You will equally find freaking delicious drinks at pocket-friendly prices that will keep your night engaged to the optimum.


4. Three Links Deep Ellum

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If you are a fan of live bands then this is where you need to be. Here, you will find a blend of the entire music industry. Whether local musicians who have been entertaining for years or up-coming bands, be assured of mind-blowing entertainment.


To get the best out of this punk bar, buy your tickets in advance and arrive early to ensure you get a seat especially during the weekends when the room is usually filled to capacity.


5. Cidercade

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If you love pinball or classic arcade games, you are in for a perfect treat here. This is definitely the place for you.  The atmosphere is dark, cool and super hipster.


After sunset, the place is usually a grown up’s playground.  You will enjoy various games such as Pac-ball, skeeball and even basketball shootout. At only $10 you will experience an evening of grownup fun like no other.


6. Dallas Museum of Art

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This is a Friday night joint that will make your late night amazing like never before. It is open every third Friday of the month. It is a great Museum that will give you a warm night full of fabulous old school music, performances, tours and more.


7. Greenville Avenue Pizza Company

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This is the perfect joint for pizza lovers on a late night gig in Dallas. It is open until around 3 am. Feel free to visit and make your custom made pizza by the slice, half pie, or whole pie.


Moreover, if you are on a busy late night schedule, you can call and make an order in advance. The pizzas here are thin crust and fairly crispy.


It is just a great place for a late night pie!!


8. Union

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Are you getting bored in Dallas at night?? Maybe you are in need of a cup of coffee to give you your much-needed shot of energy that will keep you moving for the rest of the night. Well, no need to get worried.


Visit the Union and enjoy your favorite cappuccino. You can be guaranteed the best prices and coffee here. Indeed, I would highly recommend you order Americano. It is very good here.


Additionally, the staff here is very accommodative and friendly with some of the best Baristas in America residing here.


9. Inwood Theatre

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Feel at home and intimate at the historic Inwood Theatre.  Surrounded by various restaurants and shops, this theater is perfect to enjoy some of the greatest films in the world. In theatre 1 (the couch theatre)  you will find comfortable, soft and cozy couches to keep you relaxed all through as the night fades away. In fact, if the movie happens to be below-par, depending on your taste, preference and generally quality; you may find yourself dozing off on these couches.


As such, it is definitely a trip worth your money if you enjoy an atmosphere with style and character. Just an incredible theater to watch films!


10. Painting with a Twist

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How good are your painting skills? Well, discover them at Dallas Painting with a twist class. You will never find a more dedicated staff anywhere else in Texas. The Customer service here is just awesome.


I would highly recommend it for a fun filled night with your fiancé, wife or even friends. You will find patient instructors with clear instructions and a joy to work with. Try it and thank me later for such a blast night!!