Dallas a city of many sides

Dallas a city of many sides

Iyengar Yoga National Conference

APRIL 11-17, 2019:

Dallas a city of many sides.  Here, Southern meets modern, legacy meets luxury, and heritage meets hospitality! 

  • Always something to do
  • Spectacular sky lines
  • World class culinary scene, sports champions, irresistible shopping
  • Largest urban art district in U.S.
  • Friendly Southern hospitality in an ever-changing city

 

AIRPORT AND TRANSPORTATION INFORMATION:

 

ENTERTAINMENT DISTRICTS:

Bishop Arts District-Once one of Dallas’ best hidden treats; BishopArtsDistrict.com

Dallas Arts District-Largest contiguous urban arts districts in the nation; TheDallasArtsDistrict.org

Deep Ellum-Food, shopping, art, music-introduced jazz and blues to Dallas in the 1920’s; DeepEllumTexas.com

Downtown Dallas-One of a kind restaurants, shopping, architecture, and history; DowntownDallas.com

Fair Park -Art deco buildings, Texas Discovery Gardens and more; FairPark.org

Trinity Groves-Unique restaurants, retail, artist and entertainment; TrinityGroves.com

Uptown-One of the most walkable districts; UptownDallas.net

MUSEUMS: 

Crow Collection of Asian Art – Pieces dating from 3,500 B.C. to early 20th c.; CrowCollection.org

Dallas Museum of Art (DMA) – among the 10th largest art museums in the country; dma.org

The Meadows Museum – 15th-20th c. Spanish art; MeadowsMuseumDallas.org

Nasher Sculpture Center – One of the finest in the world; NasherSculptureCenter.org

Perot Museum-Science and nature; perotmuseum.org

The Samurai Collection – Extraordinary collection of Japanese armor; SamuraiCollection.org

PARKS AND OUTDOORS: 

Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden with magnificent back drop of White Rock Lake; DallasAboretum.org

Klyde Warren Park-5.2 acres of green space in the middle of downtown; KlydeWarrenPark.org

Ronald Kirk Pedestrian Bridge; DallasContinentalBridge.com

Thanksgiving Square-Meditation garden, fountains, and chapel welcoming all faiths; thanksgiving.org;

 

FAMILY FRIENDLY: 

Dallas World Aquarium; DWAZoo.com

Dallas Zoo-Named one of the best “20 best zoos”; DallasZoo.com

Perot Museum of Nature & Science; PerotMuseum.org

The Rory Meyers Children’s Adventure Garden; DallasAboretum.org

SPAS:

King Spa and Sauna (best bargain spa); kingspa.com

Mokara Spa; omnihotels.com

Spa 810; spa810.com

Yaya Foot Spa; yayafootspa.com

OTHER THINGS TO DO: 

Alamo Draft House Cinema; 1005 S. Lamar; drafthouse.com

Charles and Dee Wyly Theater (2017 Tony Award Winner!); attpac.org

Dallas Theater Center (week of convention presenting Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night”); dallastheatercenter.org

Geo Deck and Reunion Tower; ReunionTower.com

George Bush Presidential Library; GeorgeWBushLibrary.smu.edu

Harvey Oswald Tour (6th street); oswaldroominghousetours.com

Majestic Theater (since 1921!); majestic.dallasculture.org

Meyerson Symphony Center (30th anniversary in 2019; performances by Dallas Symphony Orchestra week of convention featuring music my Rachmaninoff, Liszt, Tchaikovsky); meyerson.dallasculture.org

Texas Horse Park; TexasHorsePark.com

The Sixth Floor Museum; jfk.org

 

SHOPPING:

Highland Park Village; hpvillage.com

Mockingbird Station (dining, shopping, movies and entertainment); mockingbirdstation.com

Northpark Center; northparkcenter.com

RESTAURANTS AROUND THE CITY:

Campisi (pizza, since 1946!)

Carbon Fine Food and Wine

Chillis 360 (Rolled ice cream in Deep Ellum; long wait)

Eatzi’s

Food Halls of Fort Worth (Note:  Ft. Worth approx. 1 hour north of Dallas)

Kirin Court (for Dim Sum)

Kozy Kitchen (fresh food dining or takeout)

Lake House White Rock Bar and Grill

Mirador (great view and dessert)

Mot Hai Ba (modern Vietnamese)

Sichuan Folk (Chinese)

Spiral Diner and Bakery (vegan comfort food)

Taco Diner

Torchy’s Tacos

Velvet Taco

 

 

 

GROCERY STORES:

Sprouts Market:  1800 Henderson Ave.

Trader Joe’s:  2001 Greenville

Whole Foods.  2510 McKinney Avenue

BAKERIES:

Kozy Kitchen (gluten free desserts)

Unrefined Bakery on Greenville (Gluten and vegan bakery)

Village Bakery on Greenville (Classic French)

(On Northway Highway and Preston: Sprinkles, Carlos Bakery, Susie Cakes, Hospitality Sweet)

HELPFUL RESOURCES:   

Artandseek.com

Citypass.com

Dallas.eater.com

DowntownDallas.com

Guidelive.com

Visitdallas.com