Events in DeSoto

Travel to DeSoto and you’ll discover a charming community of friendly folks located near many of the top attractions in the Dallas and Fort Worth Area. Although DeSoto is a fantastic place to start your adventure in the Metroplex, the town has much to offer within its city limits. Throughout the year, DeSoto hosts a variety of community events ranging from seasonal festivals to jazz and blues concert series. Check our list of annual events in DeSoto so you don’t miss out while you’re in town.   


Annual Easter Eggstravanganza
Take your kiddos out for an afternoon of Easter egg hunting at this family event in DeSoto. Search for hundreds of colorful eggs that are placed around the fields at Zeiger Park during the event, which is graced by the Easter Bunny himself.
400 Eagle Drive
DeSoto, TX 75115


Music in the Park Concert Series
Relax in a cool spring breeze and listen to a concert from a blues or jazz band under the stars during DeSoto’s Music in the Park Concert Series. Held at the outdoor DeSoto Amphitheatre for three days in late May, this free performance series provides a great night out for couples and families alike.
211 East Pleasant Run Road
DeSoto, TX 75115


Best Southwest Juneteenth Celebration
Enjoy flavorful treats from food vendors, browse stands filled with arts and crafts, and listen to musical performances at the Juneteenth celebration in DeSoto. This event, held in Grimes Park in mid-June, commemorates the day slaves in Texas found out they were free. 
501 East Wintergreen Road
DeSoto, TX 75115

Hip Hop Summit
Listen to up-and-coming hip hop artists and soak up the atmosphere at the Hip Hop Summit in DeSoto, a one-day event held at the DeSoto Civic Center. Tickets are available online.
211 East Pleasant Run Road
DeSoto, TX 75115


Old Fashioned Fourth Fireworks Celebration
Marvel at the colorful lights and thundering sounds of fireworks exploding in the pitch-black skies above DeSoto as part of the town’s Independence Day celebration. Head to Lancaster Community Park on July 4 to see the show. Admission and parking are free.
1700 Veterans Memorial Parkway
Lancaster, TX 75134


Uptown Downtown Music Series
Top-class jazz and classical music performers headline the Uptown Downtown Music Series, a seven-night concert series that starts in mid-September and ends in late October. Performances take place at the DeSoto Town Center, and tickets to each show are available at ArtsDeSoto’s website or at the door.
211 East Pleasant Run Road
DeSoto, TX 75115


Home Town Holiday & Parade of Lights
Revel in DeSoto’s holiday season festivities by checking out its long-running parade of lights. For a few hours in early December, watch as cars and floats with colorful lights that represent local organizations and business travel through town, with the epicenter of the action happening at the DeSoto Town Center.
211 East Pleasant Run Road
DeSoto, TX 75115

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