5 Most-Anticipated Social Events In Dallas This Spring

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When people in Dallas say “Spring is in the Air” they aren’t referring to the rising temperatures. The blooming flowers and pleasant weather signal something much more significant than that.

Spring is one of Dallas’ busiest social seasons and socialites around the city are busily marking their calendars, finding the perfect wardrobe and sending in their RSVPs for some of the most anticipated events of the year. Luxurious items will be raffled away  by charismatic emcees and red carpets will be filled with the who’s who of Dallas wearing the latest fashions. From golf tournaments to lofty soirees, Dallas never has a shortage of haute galas to attend, so we did a little research and these are the top 5 anticipated social events that are awaiting your RSVP. Ladies and Gentlemen, mark your calendars!

1 HOUSE OF DIFFA CIRCO ROUGE

DIFFA (Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS) is one of the largest and most successful fundraising institutions helping service organizations in North Texas and nationally to provide preventative education programs, treatment and direct care services to people impacted by HIV/AIDS. This year DIFFA Dallas announces the highly anticipated, Circo Rouge. This extraordinary fashion experience presented by Headington Companies and the swanky Omni Hotel will be a treat for your senses with its unique eclectic mix of philanthropy and theatrics. With close to 2,000 patrons it's certain to be a night to remember. The House of DIFFA Circo Rouge will take place on Saturday May 21, 2016 at 6:00 pm at the Omni Hotel Downtown Dallas.
DIFFA/DALLAS, 2050 STEMMONS FWY., MAIL UNIT 262, DALLAS, TX 75207

2 ART FROM THE HEART 7TH ANNUAL CELEBRITY ART AUCTION AND BENEFIT

Dallas Challenge is a 32 year old agency that offers prevention services for children and teens that are at risk of becoming involved with destructive behavior. It has helped turn around the lives of more than 6,000 local youth. Art has become a successful segue into empowering and connecting with these youth and lies at the foundation of The Art From the Heart Celebrity Art Auction and Benefit. It will be a fun filled evening at a trendy, urban venue with a unique charity art auction that will feature artwork from prominent celebrities, professional artists, fashion designers and Dallas Challenge students. The Art From the Heart 7th Annual Celebrity Art Auction and Benefit will take place on Friday, April 29, 2016 from 7-10:30pm at Lofty Spaces, 816 Montgomery St., Dallas, TX.
Dallas Challenge, Inc. 7777 Forest Lane, Suite C-410, Dallas, TX 75230

3 DMA ART + ARCHITECTURE ART BALL 2016

The 51st annual DMA gala benefiting the Dallas Museum of Art is one of the most sought after events of the year. This year the focus of the ball will be ART + Architecture. Featuring a sumptuous seated dinner, luxury live auction and a trendy after party this event attracts a noteworthy audience of philanthropist and art lovers. Proceeds from the ball contribute to the DMA's passionate commitment to provide free access to its extensive collections and renown exhibitions. The DMA ART+ARCHITECTURE BALL will be held on Saturday, April 23, 2016.
Dallas Museum of Art, 1717 North Harwood, Dallas, TX. 75201

4 WOMEN'S COUNCIL DALLAS ABORETUM MAD HATTER'S TEA: STEEL MAGNOLIAS

If you would like to turn a few heads, this is definitely the event for you. Every Spring, Dallas socialites gather in the beautiful gardens of the Dallas Arboretum to indulge in a time honored tradition; think classic Southern Tea Party with a modern twist. Hats are judged each year as a new theme is unveiled and ladies scramble to create the perfect hat in the hopes of getting to strut down the runway during the annual fashion show. This is the perfect event to revel in your "Southern Belle" persona and lend a helping hand in raising money to maintain a Woman's Garden at the Dallas Arboretum. The Mad Hatter's Tea will take place on Thursday, April 21, 2016.
Dallas Arboretum, 8525 Garland Rd., Dallas, TX 75218

5 2016 7TH ANNUAL EMMITT SMITH CELEBRITY INVITATIONAL

The celebrities will be out in full force to support Emmitt Smith, the NFL's All Time Leading Rusher and his lovely wife Pat in there many initiatives to impact the lives of underserved youth through unique educational experiences and enrichment opportunities. Team 22 is one of their programs specifically designed to provide these children with access to summer camps, mentorships and special experiences. The culmination of all their efforts is an annual two day fundraising event which will commence with a party at the Omni Dallas and end with a golf tournament at TPC Craig Ranch. There will be a red carpet, celebrity reception, dinner, auction, entertainment and award ceremony for the players in the tournament. This event packs a lot of star power, but not for the reasons you may think. The lives of the youth it impacts is what shine most brilliantly of all. The 2016 7th Annual Emmitt Smith Celebrity Invitational will take place on Friday-Saturday, May 6-7, 2016.
Event Contact: Tifani Pinson, Tel: 972.515.7704 [email protected]
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