Cheers! The Return of the Dallas Margarita Mile is Back!

The Margarita Mile is a uniquely Dallas experience. And it’s back bigger and better than before!

Dallas’ history with America’s most famous frozen concoction is as storied as it is salty. In 1971, a clever restaurateur, Mariano Martinez, invented the frozen margarita machine to satisfy his customers and keep his restaurant afloat. And the way the world drinks has never been the same.  

Did you know that Mariano’s first frozen margarita machine is on display in the Smithsonian National Museum of American History?

What is the Margarita Mile?

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Broadway Dallas 2022- 2023 Broadway Series

2022-2023 Insurance Broadway Series

Even though the Dallas Summer Musicals has changed its name, its commitment to bringing the best Broadway productions to Dallas is not. As the premier presenter of touring Broadway in the region, Broadway Dallas will continue to deliver the hottest, most award-winning, edge-of-your-seat exciting shows to its diverse, multi-generational audiences on a year-round basis (not just in the summer). 

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10 Ways to Beat the Summer Heat in North Texas

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The temperatures in North Texas have been hitting more than 100 degrees for a while now. It is getting hotter, and nothing beats the heat like a dip in a pool, a cool sprinkle at a Spray Ground or a big splash at a water park.

If you don’t have a swimming pool in your backyard, don’t fret, the Concierge has several wet and wild ways to make a splash. Here are our Top 10 favorites ways to stay cool this summer:

1. Dallas Parks Spraygrounds

Did you know that the Dallas Parks Department operates several Spraygrounds around town? They are open daily through Labor Day. Spraygrounds are located in Lake Highlands , Grauwyler, Campell Green and other park locations. Check the schedule for locations and times of operation.

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Cool Summer Movies for the Whole Family

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As the summer heat rises, the perfect place to be is at a cool movie theater.

This summer, some of our favorite local movie theaters are featuring family-friendly summer movies to keep you and the kiddos entertained. From classic animated movies like The Jungle Book to popular movies for all ages like Enchanted and Jurassic Park, you love these summer movie series.

Alamo Kids Camp

Kid’s Movie Camp at the Alamo

Kid’s Movie Camp at the Alamo Drafthouse is fun for the whole family. Experience your favorite family-friendly movies on the big screen.

General admission for Kids Camp is $5 for children and adults. The weekly movie selection will include recent animated favorites and timeless classics. Get tickets your tickets and Season Pass unlimited movies subscription online.

*Most Kids Camp screenings are recommended for ages 3 and up


June 24 Hotel Transylvania

July 1 Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure & The Mithcell’s vs. The Machines

July 8 Sing

July 15 Sing 2

Studio Movie Grill

The Studio Movie Grill Children’s Summer Series continues through August 11. The first showtime of the day is every Monday-Thursday. The $6 admission includes a small popcorn and kid’s size drink.

June 20 – 23 Kung Fu Panda

June 27 – 30 The Croods: A New Age

July 5 – 7 Shrek

July 11 – 14 How to Train Your Dragon: Hidden World

July 18 – 21 The Boss Baby: Family Business

July 25 – 28 Despicable Me

August 1 – 4 Sing 2

Summer Movie Series

Downtown Grapevine – Palace Theater

Visit historic downtown Grapevine’s Palace Theater this summer at 10 am on Tuesdays. and Wednesdays, now through August 3. General Admission Tickets are $4.

June 21 The Jungle Book (1967)

June 22 Enchanted

June 24 Jurassic Park (1993)

June 28 The Sandlot

June 29. Dr. Dolittle

July 1. Mr. Hobbs Takes a Vacation

July 5 An American Tale

July 6 Little Rascals (1994)

July 8 Jaws (1975)

And don’t forget to bring a same-day receipt from any restaurant in Grapevine to receive a free small popcorn.


Stay tuned for more news about summer movie events happening in and around the DFW area. Follow @BigDConcierge on Twitter – #DFWSummerMovieFun for updates