Discover Addison and Richardson Texas
The Addison/Richardson area is located 15 minutes north of Dallas and The Westin Dallas Park Central. Addison offers an abundance of opportunities for shopping, lodging and dining as well as a variety of special events and attractions.
WildFlower - May
This annual event is a multi-day arts and music festival. The event features local, regional, and national headliner entertainment on two stages, a Singer/Songwriter Contest and Stage, a family area and petting zoo, strolling entertainers, buskers and acrobats, The Acoustic Café, an Art Guitar Auction, the Wild! Marketplace, and The Taste of Texas Food Garden!
Taste of Addison - May
Enjoy a tasty weekend of food, music and family fun. The event features more than 50 Addison restaurants serving generous samplings of their food. Includes national musical entertainment, celebrity chef demonstrations, carnival rides, midway games, arts & crafts, wine tasting and seminars, and children's entertainment. Addison Circle Park.
Summer Series - Saturdays June, July and August
Symphonic Saturdays - Enjoy the Dallas Wind Symphony and the Richardson Symphony Orchestra, every Saturday in June.
July Jazz - Listen to some of the areas top jazz musicians, every Saturday in July.
Summer Salsa - Discover live salsa music and learn to salsa dance from the experts at The Dance Council, every Saturday in
Addison Kaboom Town - July
Addison's most explosive party of the year and rated one of the nation's top fireworks display. The dazzling 30-minute fireworks show is choreographed to music and a live radio simulcast.
Oktoberfest - September
An authentic re-creation of the Munich Oktoberfest featuring German food, entertainment, traditional folk dances, children's entertainment and more.
World Fest - October
Experience nearly 70 countries in a day and visit the cultures of Asia, Africa, Europe, and the Americas without packing a bag or needing a passport. Visit the International Marketplace and Global Food Court while enjoying the live entertainment on three stages, the children's activities, global games and more.
Addison Area Attractions
Cavanaugh Flight Museum - The Cavanaugh Flight Museum encompasses nearly 50,000 square feet of aircraft and artifacts spanning the time period from World War I through the Vietnam conflict.
Addison Circle Park - Truly the heart of the city, this 10 acre open space serves as the special event site for Addison's Taste Addison, Kaboom Town, Oktoberfest, and many other events throughout the year.
Water Tower Theatre - WaterTower Theatre is the resident company of the Addison Theatre Centre, an award-winning flexible theatre space that can be reconfigured to accommodate each new production. WTT, the only professional theatre in the North Dallas area, presents an annual season that includes classic and contemporary plays, musicals and new works.
Mary Kay Museum - Mary Kay Inc. has a legacy of allowing women unlimited career opportunities and rewarding them for their successes. Explore the history of this international organization and see how it progressed from a tiny storefront to the amazing success it is today at the Mary Kay Museum.