8 Dallas Food Events to Indulge this September + Giveaway!

With all the fitness events going on this month, it’s time to  balance it out with 8 Dallas food events happening this month! As the weather is cooling down, some of these might make for a fun outing with friends and loved ones and worth adding to your calendar.

FEATURED EVENT: Gluten Free Expo, September 10-11

For anyone interested in learning more about the gluten free culture, the Gluten Free and Allergy Friendly Expo will be held at the Dallas Market Hall from 10a-4pm. Parking is free. Tickets are $15-$25 and you can grab a one day or weekend pass here. You have your pick of classes, exhibits and booths to explore.

Definitely stop by to say hi to our friends at the Freschetta at booth 200 and learn about their gluten free pizzas that can be found in the frozen section of a most grocery stores.


2. Deep Ellum Mimosa Walk – September 4, Sunday 12-3pm
Celebrate Labor Day weekend at the Deep Ellum Mimosa Walk!
The shops of Deep Ellum invite you for a Sip & Shop adventure around the neighborhood as you toast the holiday with delicious mimosas and exciting, in-store events and special promotions. Tickets are $15, $20 day of. Purchase your tickets here.

3. Dallas Chocolate Festival – Saturday, September 10, 9am-4pm
Immerse yourself in the world of craft chocolate. The finest local chocolatiers and chocolate makers, as well as nationally and globally recognized makers come to share their passion. There will be live demonstrations, lectures, an interactive kids area, food trucks and of course, samples. Yum! Parking at the Addison Conference Centre is free. Tickets start at $30. More info here.


4. Addison Oktoberfest – September 15-18
This annual event is a favorite amongst Dallasites. Head to Addison with friends to share your love of polka, German food and, of course, the same Paulaner Bier that will be served at Bavaria’s favorite festival. As a part of its award-winning tradition, Addison has timed their festival to coincide with the famed Munich Oktoberfest, and Addison Oktoberfest will also feature much of the same music, folk dancing, sing-a-longs plus great German food and entertainment. Take advantage of the free admission on Thursday, Sept 15th. Or purchase $10 tickets for the rest of the weekend here.

5. Taste of Firewheel, Saturday September 24
In the Garland area? Head to Taste of Firewheel on September 24th from 11am-3pm and enjoy scrumptious tastes of restaurants from Firewheel and around the metroplex! Tickets available for purchase now through event day Firewheel Guest Services on the second level of Building 1B. Look for the Black Firewheel Town Center awning next door to Pink. 10 Tastes for $20 or 20 Tastes for $35, VIP available for an additional $15 per wristband. VIP: Access to VIP Lounge area, swag bag, and (2) drink tickets. There will also be live music from High Definition Band and Kidszone activites with Hank FM Party Patrol, RadHatter, Explore Horizons and more! Find out who the restaurant participants here.

6. CFF Night Market – Saturday, September 24
Take a trip around the world in one magical Saturday night as Dallas goes global with Chefs for Farmers’ very first Street Food Night Market. Leave your passport at home, but bring your biggest appetite as chefs from Texas and the entire nation gather together to dish out street food favorites from the Lone Star State and around the globe, as they transform the Dallas Design District into the world’s most eclectic Night Market. Skip the line at Customs and come see how Chefs for Farmers serves the world on a plate! Tickets start at $75. More info on participating restaurants and vendors and purchase your tickets here.


7. State Fair of Texas Sept 30-Oct 23
Opening day of the Texas State Fair kicks off on Friday, September 30th! If you want to know my top 3 choices for fried foods this year, check out my blog here. This annual fair combines, food, fair rides, expos, games, live music, shows, and more. Learn about discounts for tickets and fair info here.

GIVEAWAY CLOSED: Winner is Leslie C!

Don’t these Dallas food events sound amazing? To make this post event sweeter, I’m offering a fun giveaway courtesy of Freschetta. Win a $50 VISA giftcard and 5 free pizza coupons by following 2 easy steps:

  1. Subscribe to my email list by filling out the form below.
  2. Leave a comment telling me which event you’d love to attend.
  3. Giveaway ends on September 9th, Friday at 5pm. A winner will be selected and emailed and announced here in an update.

This blog was sponsored by Freschetta, but round up picks were my own.


  1. All of these September did events sound awesome. I think well might try the Mimosa Walk this weekend and just might fill the 24th with both the Taste of Firewheel and the Chef for Farmers.

  2. I’d love to go to the Chocolate Festival! It is as close to a Willy Wonka Factory experience I think I’ll ever get! (liz n)

  3. My boyfriend lives in texas and I know that we would have a blast at the chocolate festival

  4. Its so hard to choose just one! Definitely the CFF night market and the chocolate festival!

  5. I would most like to go to the Oktoberfest in Addison.

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  6. The Addison Oktoberfest is the one I would pick. They all sound great, Dallas Chocolate Festival would be a lot of fun too.

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