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Enhance your Dallas Arts District getaway by joining us for exclusive special events at HALL Arts Hotel and Ellie’s Restaurant & Lounge, where we curate art, craft exquisite cuisine and cocktails, and create unique experiences for our guests and visitors.  Learn more about our expanding calendar of events and RSVP on applicable links.


Pilates & Palomas

Pilates & Palomas: the perfect duo. Join for a fitness class, stay for the cocktail-creating and good company.

Date Available: 5:30 PM on Wednesday, May 1, June 19, July 10, August 14
Location: Gallery I
Price: $25 plus tax and service charge per person

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Terrace Tee-Off

Join us at Ellie’s Restaurant & Lounge for the First Annual Terrace Tee-Off, an afternoon of fun complete with putt-putt, tastings of Johnnie Walker and delectable bites, and the thrill of watching the Masters Tournament unfold.

Date Available: April 13, 2024
Location: Ellie’s Terrace
Price: $25 per Person

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Watercolor & Wine

…Because the best way to celebrate Dallas Arts Month is to paint with friends and enjoy the beautiful weather on Ellie’s Terrace!

Join local Dallas artist, Jessica Farrell of Agate Arts, on Ellie’s Terrace to learn the art of watercolor with a glass of wine in hand. This workshop introduces the basics of watercolor while teaching how to transfer & paint your masterpiece, all levels are welcome.

Dates Available: Wednesday, April 24, 2024
Time:  6:30 PM
Location: Ellie’s Terrace

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HALL Arts Hotel


Broadway Dallas and HALL Arts Hotel invite you to dine with us before attending your performance of Hamilton – a bespoke culinary experience awaits you. Park, dine, and then stroll across the plaza to experience the 11-time TONY Award winner.

Date Available: May 8 – June 9, 2024
Location: Gallery I at HALL Arts Hotel
Price: $60 per person, plus tax and fees

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BRAVO! A post-show bubbles & bites reception with Broadway Dallas and HALL Arts Hotel to follow the Hamilton performance.

Date Available: Friday & Saturday Nights, May 8 – June 9, 2024
Location: Texas Sculpture Walk
Price: $25 per person, plus tax and fees

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Meet the Maker Series: Stephen Ormandy

Join us in Ellie’s Lounge for an interview with multi-disciplinary artist, Stephen Ormandy, and enjoy light bites and Maker’s Mark cocktails.

Date Available: 5 PM on Wednesday, May 7, 2024
Location: Ellie’s Lounge
Price: Complimentary, $5 parking with validation. (1) Cocktail per person

Resistance Reverb Movements 1, Lava Thomas


Join us for an exclusive guest-only art tour of HALL Arts Hotel! Our own Experience Curator will guide you through our privately curated art collection, to conclude with a special HALL Wines tasting in Ellie’s Restaurant & Lounge.

Dates Available: Every Thursday, Friday & Saturday
Time:  4:30 PM – 5:30 pM
Location: Lobby

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Join us for live music to pair with creative dining in the heart of the Dallas Arts District. Enjoy anything from an elegant piano evening to acoustic guitar, and of course, a jazz trio every Sunday.

Thursday 5:00pm – 8:00pm

Friday 6:00pm – 10:00pm

Saturday 6:30pm – 10:00pm

Sunday Jazz Brunch 11:00am – 2:00pm

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Happy Hour

Join us for Happy Hour every Monday through Friday from 4:00pm to 6:00pm at Ellie’s for 50% off select wines by the glass, beer, and highball well drinks, along with exclusive pricing on shareables.

Dates Available: Every Monday through Friday
Time:  4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Location: Ellie’s Restaurant & Lounge

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Enjoy the Pre-show Prix Fixe at Ellie’s for a three-course dinner from seasonal creative selections before the latest performance in the Dallas Arts District.

Dates Available: Every night a show is offered in the Dallas Arts District
Time:  Dinner Service
Location: Ellie’s Restaurant & Lounge

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