Fun, Food and Fashion
Located in the heart of the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex, Addison puts you at the center of dining, upscale shopping, sporting events, live theatre, music and more!
A Plate for Every Palate
With a renowned culinary scene, Addison offers the best of both casual and upscale dining choices, plus some of the top patios in the Metroplex.
Featuring more restaurants per capita than any city in the country, Addison is widely known as the restaurant capital of the U.S. Around the Town, you’ll find more than 180 restaurants – from quick to cuisine and everything in between. All within a compact 4.4-square-mile footprint.
The Do List
In Addison, you’ll find a variety of entertainment choices, from live music to performances at WaterTower Theatre to the Cavanaugh Flight Museum where vintage aircraft are the stars, and flights can be booked to see the city from the seat of one of the beautifully restored warbirds!
If shopping’s more your style, visit the vibrant retail and dining district at Village on the Parkway or plan to spend some time at Galleria Dallas, offering 200+ stores and a year-round ice rink.
The Best of the Fests
Addison is the go-to destination in North Texas for major festivals. Each year, the Town hosts hundreds of thousands of visitors at its top events.
For more than three decades, Addison Oktoberfest has been recognized as one of the most authentic Oktoberfest celebrations outside of Munich.
Held every September, the festival features live music, polka, folk dancing, dachshund races, bier barrel rolling, a German Idol yodeling contest, children’s activities and more. There’s even an authentic Munich beer hall with a Texas twist!
Held annually, Taste Addison draws big crowds to Addison Circle Park for the best bites and beats in North Texas. With a three-day menu of fun, the festival pairs foodie favorites from dozens of the Town’s top restaurants and family-friendly live music featuring some nationally recognized acts.
Addison Kaboom Town!
One of the top 10 fireworks shows in the United States, Addison Kaboom Town!® attracts more than a half-million guests from across the nation each July 3. The citywide celebration takes over the Town, with viewing parties at restaurant patios and parks. The impressive 30-minute-long fireworks show features 1,500 pounds of fireworks, making it a monumental and memorable way to celebrate the Independence of the United States.
Come, Stay and Play
Addison is only 15 minutes from downtown Dallas, 20 minutes from DFW International Airport and 20 minutes from Love Field Airport. The city is also home to Addison Airport, one of the most convenient executive airports in the region.
Enjoy Addison’s signature hospitality at any of the Town’s 23 hotels. Addison has a hotel room to accommodate any budget, all conveniently located near everything there is to see and do.
No matter the agenda, the premier location in North Texas for dining, entertainment and shopping is Addison – the center of it all.