A Night in Downtown Dallas
Dallas' Most Exciting Performance Venue
One of the most elegant and historic performing arts spaces in the Southwest, the historic Majestic Theater is managed by the City of Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs. Built in 1921, the Majestic hosts a variety of concerts, performing arts, comedy and corporate events throughout the year presented by national and local artists, promoters and nonprofit arts organizations. In 1977, the Majestic Theatre became the first Dallas building to be listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It received a Texas Historical Commission marker in 1983. The theater was reopened on January 28, 1983. Today, the Majestic is regularly used for musical productions, dramatic plays, national pageants, dance, and concerts. One of the most elegant performing arts venues in the southwest, the historic Majestic Theatre hosts shows ranging from nationally touring concerts and comedy acts to locally produced cultural events and fundraisers.
Dallas Entertainment Districts
Various cultural and entertainment districts in and around downtown Dallas offer visitors an exciting assortment of activities. With $15 billion in development underway in the urban core and throughout Dallas, expect additional stellar dining, shopping, arts, culture and entertainment options each year. The city’s many entertainment districts meet any visitor’s needs. From family-friendly offerings and quaint settings to vibrant nightlife and exciting atmospheres, you can do and see it all in Dallas’ various neighborhoods. The heart of every big city is its downtown and Dallas is no different. It wasn’t all that long ago that downtown Dallas was frequented only by the people that worked in its impressive skyscrapers, but the now vibrant city center is in the midst of a true renaissance. Whether you want to check out an exciting nightclub, a 4-star restaurant or a dive bar for some live music, downtown has it all.