Upcoming Event: Deep Ellum Arts Festival 2015

Posted by on Thursday, March 19th, 2015 at 11:41am

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Don’t miss the upcoming Deep Ellum Arts Festival 2015 in Dallas. It’s going to be a celebration of the 21st anniversary featuring dozens of concessionaires and local restaurants for the public to enjoy. It’s taking place on Easter weekend starting Friday, April 3rd until Sunday, April 5th.

If you’re downtown on Friday, head out to the event for lunch to preview the festival. It’s your chance to enjoy art, cuisine, great drinks and entertainment. Here is a look at what you’ll enjoy at the Deep Ellum Arts Festival 2015.

About the Festival

The festival is going to span six blocks of Main Street in the entertainment district of Deep Ellum and transform 2800 Main Street of Dallas into a gigantic street festival. It’s going to feature food and drink, 100 original bands performing on different stages, 200 top-notch decorative and visual artists and a chance to purchase from the works of jewelers, painters and more. The festival is such a hit that it’s won Observer’s Best of Dallas award for 2014.

Attending the Festival

You’ll be able to start the festival early on Friday, April 3rd at 11am during lunch downtown. The festival will then go until April 5th, Easter Sunday. Check it out Friday and Saturday from 11am-11pm and Sunday from 11am-8pm. It will be between the 2600-3100 block of Dallas’ Main Street in the Deep Ellum Entertainment District between Good Latimer and Hall Street. There is no cost to attend this exciting festival.

What to expect

The festival is going to feature a wide array of tasty local cuisines, wine, beer and cocktails. You’ll get to experience over 200 juried fine artists including big names Matt Esparza, a mixed media artist, National Geographic photographer Greg Davis, illustrator Vic Lee and “swatch painting” artist Jennifer Lashbrook. World-renowned printmaker Igor Menaker will be there as well as Bulgarian-born surrealist Tanya Doskova.

Buy works including jewelry, sculptures, murals and paintings while artists and musicians inspire the spirit of Dallas by creating original works of art live. While you’re enjoying art and live entertainment, purchase food from popular Deep Ellum restaurants and listen to musicians like Jim Suhler and Monkey Beat, Michael Lee and Oliver White.

In addition, the festival will feature a fashion installation to celebrate local designers, a parade, street perofrmers, jugglers, whimsical characters, a Dallas Poetry Slam open mic, and more.

The Deep Ellum Festival 2015 is going to be the art celebration of the year for Dallas.

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