Special Events

Share your love of Dallas history!

Apr. 23 | 2:00 – 6:00 PM

Dallas Historical Society Centennial Community Celebration

Join the Dallas Historical Society for a  fun-filled family day held at history making, Klyde Warren Park. This free to the public event will highlight and celebrate our great city, state and local organizations with live performances, exhibits and special guest appearances.

  • Live performances by local cultural groups and artists
  • Specially curated exhibit from the DHS Collection
  • Fun Dallas Pop-Ups & Activities
  • Games & Giveaways
  • Dallas’ Best Food Trucks

For over 100 years, the Dallas Historical Society has been the preeminent repository for the collection, preservation, and exhibition of the unique heritage of Dallas and Texas. As we commemorate our Centennial year, we will celebrate the great history of our city and state as well as look forward to the next 100 years.

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Nov. 9 2023 | 11:00 AM

Dallas History Makers

Awards for Excellence Luncheon

The Awards for Excellence in Community Service was established on behalf of the Trustees of the Dallas Historical Society in 1981.  Outstanding individuals and organizations are selected for this honor from nominations solicited from the Dallas community.  The recipients are chosen for their contribution to the quality of life in Dallas in ten categories – Arts Leadership, Business, Creative Arts, Education, Health/Sciences, Humanities/History, Philanthropy, Sports Leadership, Volunteer Community Leadership or for the special Jubilee History Maker Award.

Nominations for 2023 are now open

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