Eight things to do in DFW during Spring Break

 

Eight things to do in DFW during Spring Break

first_imgFacebook Jacob Hookhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/jacob-hook/ Linkedin On-campus a cappella group offers performance opportunity and community printWith less than a month remaining before the start of TCU’s Spring Break, here are eight things you can do if you are spending it in the Dallas/Fort Worth area:Goodguys Lone Star Nationals at Texas MotorSpeedway A handful of the cars that were on display at last year’s Goodguy’s Lone Star Nationals. (Photo credit: Texas Motor Speedway)On March 8, the GoodguysLone Star Nationals returns to the Texas Motor Speedway. Thisannual spring car show will feature over 2,500 different cars including streetrods, classic cars and muscle cars.Theauto weekend includes live music, performance tests and a giant swap meet.Generaladmission is $20. 2019DFW Beard Competition Ifyou have a great beard or love looking at them, then head on down to Strokers on March 10. This event offers beards, bikes, and beer, and is only for guests 21 and older.Thefacial hair will be judged on seven categories: natural beard, styled beard,styled mustache, chops/sideburns, goatee, donegal (beard without mustache) andhulihee (mutton chops). Theevent is free to attend but $15 at the door if you would like to compete. Strokersis located at 9304 Harry Hines Blvd. in Dallas, Texas.ScottyMcCreery at Billy Bob’sA couple enjoying the dance floor at Billy Bob’s. (Photo credit: Billy Bob’s marketing)NorthCarolina’s Scotty McCreery will take stage at Billy Bob’s on March 9.Doorsopen at 6 p.m. Live music will begin at 8 p.m. McCreeryis set to take the stage at 10:30 p.m. Attendees must be 18 or older. Tickets start at $16.Men’sand women’s Conference USA basketball championshipsThe ConferenceUSA basketball tournament  isreturning to the Ford Center at the Star in Frisco, Texas from March 13-16.Thebasketball tournament features 24 men’s and women’s teams competing in 22 gamesfor the conference title on the line. Thetournament will feature four days of world-class basketball and other funactivities at the Conference USA Fan Fest.Tickets start at $20. World’s Only St. Paddy’s Pickle Parade andPaloozaIfpickles pique your interest, then this is the pre-St. Patrick’s Day party foryou.This pickle parade will begin at 1 p.m. on March 15 and lasts until 8 p.m. on March 16. The event will be hosted in the “Pickle Capital of Texas,” downtown Mansfield. Theparty will feature live music, food vendors, beer tents, a children’splayground and lots of pickles.Kodak Black at The Bomb Factory Kodak Black comes to The Bomb Factory to play you some ofhis biggest hits like ZEZE, Roll in Peace and Tunnel Vision. Admission to the event is free, and it is less than a 30-minute drive from TCU’s campus. “The Bomb Factory is my favorite concert venues in the area,” Saby Sahoo, a senior computer science and finance major, said. “Me and a couple of my friends plan to go see Kodak over spring break.Doors open at 7 p.m.March 15, and the show begins at 8 p.m. Tickets start at $62. Dallas St. Patrick’s Parade and Festival  Dallas St. Patrick’s Parade map showing the parade route. (Photo credit: Dallas St. Patrick’s Parade and Festival)TheDallas Mavericks present the largest St. Patrick’s parade in the Southwest.This year marks the 40th anniversary of the Dallas St. Patrick’s Parade andFestival.Thetwo-mile parade route will feature marching bands, bagpipers, over 90 floats,dancers and beads.Thefestival features a Buzz Ball party, Brew Fest, multiple tailgate zones and aMavs Corner. The festival is free to attend, and the parade proceeds go to the GAABA (Greenville Avenue Area Business Association) Scholarship Fund. The festivities begin at 9 a.m. and last until 3 p.m. on March 16. The parade travels south from Greenville Avenue to SMU Boulevard in Dallas, Texas. DallasMavericks and Dallas Stars TheDallas Mavericks and the Dallas Stars feature exciting talents with Luka Doncicand Tyler Seguin respectively.“Goingto see the Mavs play is one of my favorite things to do in DFW,” Rachel Mason,a senior nursing major, said.The Mavericks play four home games at the American Airlines Center over Spring Break including two matchups against in-state rivals. The schedule includes home games against the Houston Rockets, San Antonio Spurs, Cleveland Cavaliers and the New Orleans Pelicans.The Dallas Stars have three home games at the American Airlines Center over Spring Break including a Western Conference matchup against the Las Vegas Golden Knights on March 15th.The Stars have home matchups against the Chicago Blackhawks, Las Vegas Golden Knights and the Vancouver Canucks over Spring Break. 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