Dos Equis Pavilion - Dallas, TX

Dos Equis Pavilion, recently known as the Starplex Pavilion, is a venue located in Dallas’ famous Fair Park. Known to be the longest-running outdoor venue in Dallas, it’s used exclusively for live music performances. It has hosted several performances from well-known artists such as Santana, Coldplay, Elton John, Tina Turner, and many others.

The pavilion started out as Coca-Cola Starplex Amphitheater, which opened its doors to the public in 1988. Over the years, naming rights were sold to different companies such as Smirnoff Vodka and The most recent change of name happened in 2018 when it was changed to Dos Equis Pavilion. 7,500 patrons can be accommodated under the canopy while 12,500 patrons can enjoy the view from the green lawn.

Parking fees are charged if not included in the ticket price. VIP parking is also available. Events follow schedule, rain or shine. Patrons are encouraged to bring rain jackets and plastic tarps to sit on in case of rain. No umbrellas are allowed in the venue.

Dos Equis Pavilion also follows certain camera policies. Flash photography, cameras with removable lenses and video cameras are not allowed. Pocket-sized personal cameras and cell phone cameras are allowed. Lawn chairs are not allowed. Food, drinks, coolers, and outside alcoholic beverages are not allowed.

Some of the attractions nearby include Texas Discovery Gardens, Children’s Aquarium at Fair Park, the Perot Museum of Nature and Science, and the Dallas Museum of Art.
Useful Event Info
Venue Address:
3839 S Fitzhugh Ave, Dallas, TX
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Past Names/Nicknames:
Coca-Cola Starplex Amphitheater

Starplex Amphitheater

Smirnoff Music Centre

The Music Center at Fair Park Center

Starplex Pavilion

Gexa Energy Pavilion

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