As we step into February, the Greater DFW Area is packed with events, activities, and opportunities to explore. Beyond the typical Valentine’s Day celebrations, this month offers experiences ranging from cultural festivals to sports showdowns and creative endeavors. Whether you’re looking for ideas for date nights, heart-healthy activities, or simply want to indulge your creative side, there’s something for everyone to enjoy! From the stunning blooms of the Dallas Arboretum to the exciting atmosphere of the Fort Worth Music Festival, this month is full of possibilities to create new memories with your friends and family. So, grab your calendar and mark your favorite events of things to do in the greater DFW area in February 2024!
Explore 500,000 bulbs at the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden, including 350,000 tulips, hyacinths, and daffodils. The garden transforms with azaleas and cherry trees, bursting with color. This year’s theme, ‘A Picture’s Worth a Thousand Words,’ brings larger-than-life living selfie walls for a fun photo experience!
It’s February, which means Valentine’s Day! Book your reservations early if you plan on a special dinner that day or look for a special recipe to try at home with your loved one.
Get ready for the encore of the Fort Worth Music Festival’s second annual edition! Anticipate a 2024 rendition that promises to be larger, more daring, and even more electrifying than the last.
It’s America’s favorite day to watch football, and commercials, and eat tailgate food. Whip up some seven-layer dip, and wings, and ice down some beverages because it’s going to be another exciting game this year!
Kick off the 2024 college baseball season at Globe Life Field this February! Watch powerhouse teams from Big 10, Big 12, Pac 12 & SEC in action at the Shriners Children’s College Showdown. Don’t miss Baylor, Texas Tech, Oklahoma, Oregon, Tennessee, and Nebraska in the fourth-annual showdown!
Warm up at the Winter indoor juried art festival at McKinney Cotton Mill on February 24-25, 11 am-5 pm. Explore art by 70+ local artisans amid century-old architecture. Discover acrylic, oil, watercolor, pottery, jewelry, and more. The spacious venue offers room to browse, shop, and relax. Enjoy coffee, tea, pastries, and sandwiches at White Box Roastery and barbeque at Flaming Grill BBQ.
February is American Heart Month. If you didn’t get on the new year’s healthy living bandwagon, this month is a great time to start. Take care of your body by creating heart-healthy habits.
Get a head start on spring cleaning, starting with the closets in your house. Go closet by closet cleaning out and organizing. This will streamline your spring cleaning down the road.
While it’s cool outside, get your back deck ready for spring. Refinish any wood needing repair while cleaning out old items that clutter your outdoor oasis.
Continue those New Year resolutions of getting healthy and perfecting the art of making smoothies. Try out some of these healthy recipes.
Time to get out the baking supplies and create some sweet treats with the family. Decorating Valentine’s cookies is fun and tasty!
This task doesn’t have to be to a spouse. Think about the people in your life who could use a small dose of appreciation and write them a letter. Handwritten notes will always be an easy way to show love.
Change up the tradition and make your Valentine’s gifts this year. The internet is full of ideas for homemade gifts.
As we wrap up this guide of things to do in the greater DFW area in February 2024, I hope you’re feeling inspired and excited to make new memories. Whether you’re planning a romantic Valentine’s Day dinner, cheering on your favorite team at the Shriners Children’s College Showdown, or indulging in some heart-healthy habits, there’s no shortage of ways to make the most of this month. Don’t forget to share this guide with a friend who you’d like to accompany you to these events. And if you do attend any of the activities mentioned, I’d love to hear about your experiences! Share your photos, stories, and memories with me on social media.
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