7 Things to Do This Week 8/10 – 8/14

7 Things to Do This Week 8/10 - 8/14Summer in Addison is an exciting time packed with plenty of fun and FREE events! This week, enjoy live music and dancing at Vitruvian Park as well as delicious food and drinks. This weekend guide is packed with 7 fun things to do in the North Dallas Corridor this week.

Happy Hour


5100 Belt Line Rd. Suite 540, Dallas, TX 75254

STIRR is a trendy and approachable neighborhood restaurant and bar in Village on the Parkway. Their rooftop bar makes the perfect photo op! Every weekday from 3 – 7 pm, Happy Hour takes place at the Bar and Lounge. Enjoy ½ off shareable and flatbreads for the table paired with $1 off beer, $2 off wine by the glass, and $3 off specialty cocktails.

#2. Addison Ice House

3875 Ponte Ave #250, Addison, TX 75001

If you’re looking for a gorgeous view while you enjoy a craft beer, Addison Ice House is your spot. Located in Vitruvian Park, the bar offers a view of the park outside and chic, industrial decor inside. Pair the local beer flight with street tacos or the Holy Trinity Plate that includes ribs, jalapeno cheddar sausage, and brisket for a true Texas experience. 

#3. Vidorra

5100 Belt Line Rd. Suite 410, Addison, TX 75254

Every Monday – Friday from 3 PM to 6 PM it’s Happy Hour at Vidorra. Enjoy $4 select beers and $5 house wines, as well as half off select appetizers. It’s the perfect time to try their frozen Patron margarita flights or one of their unique margaritas. Grab their queso blanco that comes in a sizzling cauldron while it’s half-off – you won’t be disappointed. 


#4. Anaya’s Seafood

15203 Knoll Trail Dr. #110, Far North Dallas, TX 75248

Anaya’s Seafood serves fresh ocean favorites such as Chilean salmon, Alaskan snow crab, flounder, and more. Go for brunch and try Anaya’s benedict or their fruity pancake tacos. The dinner menu is filled with favorites like their grilled shrimp and fettuccine and the southwest fish tacos. Their drink menu is also a standout, featuring classic cocktails like an old-fashioned, and originals like their tropical storm.

#5. Nate’s Seafood and Steakhouse

14951 Midway Rd., Addison, TX 75001

Craving crawfish? Nate’s Seafood and Steakhouse is your spot! This family-owned restaurant serves up Gulf seafood favorites and live blues music to Addison. Order boiled crawfish or crab by the pound, and add on additions to your boil such as sausage, mushrooms, and corn and potatoes. Their menu also features cajun favorites, like po boys and creole pasta.


#6. Vitruvian Nights Live Featuring Le Freak

3875 Ponte Ave., Addison, TX 75001

This Thursday, August 11th, Vitruvian Nights Live returns featuring the disco band Le Freak! This is the last Vitruvian Nights Live of the summer, so you won’t want to miss this free event. Enjoy live music, food trucks, and outdoor games at Vitruvian Park. The event starts at 7 pm, and onsite parking is available.

Arts and Entertainment

#7. Vitruvian Salsa Festival

3875 Ponte Ave., Addison, TX 75001

Every Saturday night in August, Vitruvian Park presents the Vitruvian Salsa Festival! Bring your dancing shoes to enjoy live music from Bamuaya, salsa dance lessons, food trucks, and more. The festival runs from 6:30 pm to 10 pm, with dance lessons from 6:30 to 7 pm. This event is free and onsite parking is available for $10 (cash only).

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