Parks for Downtown Dallas

Parks for Downtown Dallas is a nonprofit foundation whose goal is to establish four new, major downtown parks. PfDD has pledged $44 million to the City of Dallas if it will include $35 million in the 2017 bond program to create Carpenter Park, Pacific Plaza, Harwood Park and West End Plaza. Join us in our mission to change the face of downtown and ensure our great city enjoys great parks!

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Spring Happenings In and Around Downtown Dallas

Thanks to warmer temperatures, longer days and even a few weeks of rain showers, there’s no doubt about it — spring has sprung! After whiling away the gray hours of January and February mostly indoors, nothing feels better than getting outside and enjoying the...
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St. Patrick’s Day Activities in Dallas

The city is going green — and this time we’re not just talking about environmental awareness. If you’ve ever celebrated St. Patrick’s Day in Dallas, then you know it’s an event to remember. Whether you're looking for a place to raise a pint and practice your...
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Spring Break Ideas for All Ages

March is officially here, which can only mean one thing for Dallas parents: Spring Break! Your kids have probably been counting down the days, but we won’t fault you if you’re not quite as excited. Most parents feel a little anxious when faced with the challenge of...
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Our Favorite Parks Outside of Dallas

We’re understandably quite proud of Dallas’ public park system and the more than 27,000 acres of green space it makes available to our 1.3 million (and counting) citizens. However, that pride doesn't prevent us from looking to other cities for inspiration as well. All...
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Evaluating Dallas’ ParkScore Index

Every citizen deserves a great park within a 10-minute walk of their home — this is the premise behind the Trust for Public Land's ParkScore Index. Using this comprehensive tool, every year TPL evaluates park access and park quality in the 100 largest cities in the...
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Romantic Ideas for Valentine’s Day Dates in Downtown Dallas

Love is definitely in the air as the biggest date night of the year approaches. Have you locked down your plans for Valentine's Day? If you’re still deciding on how to treat your sweetheart to something truly special this year, look to these festive activities in and...
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From the Blog

5 Little-Known Gems in Downtown Dallas Neighborhoods

It seems like every week brings some hot new development to Downtown Dallas, and with it exciting opportunities to explore the best of what our city has to offer. But trendy spots can mean large crowds and extra difficulties seeing, doing and enjoying. Relax into the...

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