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Dallas on a Dime: Free or Reasonable Date Ideas in the Big D

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Enjoying Dallas, Texas doesn’t have to come at the cost of a mortgage payment. If you’re looking for some fun and frugal ways to take your love out on the town, there’s an abundance of ideas for things to see and do that are free, or at the very least (and we mean “least”!), reasonable in cost. With so many activities and experiences, the Big D won’t mean “Divorce” if you’ve got champagne taste and a beer budget. Leave your worries at home with your current stack of bills, and do Dallas on a dime!

Get Some Culture, or Visit a City Art Installation

Dallas on a Dime: Free or Reasonable Date Ideas in the Big D

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The Pioneer Plaza Cattle Drive (70 bronze steers and three bronze trail riders), the John F. Kennedy Memorial, Dealey Plaza, and Deep Ellum (an intriguing musical epicenter to simply tour, filled with music venues, art galleries, theaters, and restaurants) are just a handful of what lies in wait in Dallas for arts and culture. You and your date will love it!

Visit a Free Annual Dallas Festival

Dallas on a Dime: Free or Reasonable Date Ideas in the Big D

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Dallas hosts many great festivals that are run yearly, and draw remarkable features, food, and fun crowds. Plus, admission is free! A listing of the most current include:

Dallas St. Patrick’s Parade & Festival

Earth Day Texas

Deep Ellum Arts Festival

Asian Festival

Cottonwood Art Festival

Love in Dallas: It’s a Walk in the Park

Dallas on a Dime: Free or Reasonable Date Ideas in the Big D
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White Rock Lake, Main St. Garden, Buckeye Trail, and Oak Cliff Nature Preserve are just a handful of the natural and manicured park areas that can be enjoyed by you and your lover in Dallas. Hiking, strolling hand-in-hand, or simply enjoying the atmosphere together, these places offer serenity and peacefulness that won’t carry the price tag of a couples spa treatment!

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