Bishop Arts District is a small hip area in Oak Cliff with 60 independent shops, restaurants, coffee shops, and galleries. Whether you’re visiting for a day or a few hours, here are some of the best things to do in the Bishop Arts District.
Shop boutiques along Bishop Avenue and Davis Street
The Bishop Arts District is well-known for the many boutiques that line Bishop Avenue. Indigo 1745, DLM Supply, and Epiphany are great spots to find a new outfit. Pick up a cigar at Cigar Art, a letter pressed card at All Good Things, and a succulent at DIRT Flowers. Opportunity Market has a broad selection of artisan products from all around the world. Each boutique is unique and covers everything you may want to find, from clothes to pet supplies, candles, home décor, and even electric bikes.
Antiquing at M’Antiques
Antiquing in Bishop Arts District is the epitome of cool thanks to M’Antiques. They specialize in collectibles, repurposed items, vintage cameras and jewelry, old school neon signs, neat furniture, and historic pieces from throughout the last century. Time can pass quickly as you peruse through their excellent selection or drink a beer from their kegerator while you shop.
Grab a book from The Wild Detectives
The Wild Detectives is a charming bookstore, coffee shop, and bar located in an adorable house in Bishop Arts. Pop in to check out their selection of indie, local, popular, and Spanish authors, or even their collection of vinyl. Buy a book and sit down inside or on one of their outdoor patios with a coffee, beer, or wine in hand. They host many events, so if you’re lucky, you might arrive during a book reading or live music performance.
Cider tasting at Bishop Cider Company
Cider is slowly gaining momentum throughout Texas, and Bishop Arts just so happens to have one of the leading companies: Bishop Cider Company. Drop by their flagship building in Bishop Arts to have a flight of their best cider. There are usually six ciders on tap, all of which are gluten-free, vegan-friendly, and lack that added sugar found in many ciders. While The OG is a classic cider, their Crackberry and Blood Orange flavors are particularly tasty!
Take a holiday photo with a Home Alone art piece
Bishop Arts is the perfect place to take a Christmas photo, and not because it’s charming and adorable in an old-fashioned way. It’s because it has a sign with one of the best quotes from the Home Alone film series. “Merry Christmas You Filthy Animal” is splayed on the side of Eno’s Pizza Tavern’s brick building in white letters that light up with green and red lights at night. A photo with this art piece is a fun way to celebrate the holidays.
Stroll through art galleries with mimosas in hand
While wine walks are common throughout Dallas, Bishop Arts District is all about the mimosas. A few times a year, they’ll host a Mimosa Walk, and for a small price, you receive a glass and 10 mimosa samples throughout the event. Shops and restaurants in Bishop Arts open their doors that day for you to stroll and shop with mimosas in hand. Perhaps the best way to enjoy that mimosa is by exploring the art galleries of Bishop Arts, like Jen Mauldin Gallery.
Have a big slice of delicious pie
Bishop Arts District is the place to go when you’re craving pie. It’s home to Emporium Pies, a handmade pie shop with rotating flavors that usually match the season. They offer big, thick pies with fresh ingredients, like fruit or chocolate, which are sometimes served cold or heated up. Order a slice of pie and a glass of milk and enjoy one of the most delightful desserts around.
Volcanic Iceland Epic Trip
meet our Local Insider
HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN A GUIDE?
WHAT DO YOU LOVE ABOUT YOUR JOB?
It's the personal contact, the personal experiences. I love meeting people from all over the world... I really like getting to know everyone and feeling like I'm traveling with a group of friends.
WHAT DESTINATION IS ON YOUR TRAVEL BUCKET-LIST?
I have so many places on my list, but I would really lobe to go to Africa. I consider myself an “adventure girl” and Africa feels like the ULTIMATE adventure!
Every CULTURE TRIP Small-group adventure is led by a Local Insider just like Hanna.
KEEN TO EXPLORE THE WORLD?
Connect with like-minded people on our premium trips curated by local insiders and with care for the world
Since you are here, we would like to share our vision for the future of travel - and the direction Culture Trip is moving in.
Culture Trip launched in 2011 with a simple yet passionate mission: to inspire people to go beyond their boundaries and experience what makes a place, its people and its culture special and meaningful — and this is still in our DNA today. We are proud that, for more than a decade, millions like you have trusted our award-winning recommendations by people who deeply understand what makes certain places and communities so special.
Increasingly we believe the world needs more meaningful, real-life connections between curious travellers keen to explore the world in a more responsible way. That is why we have intensively curated a collection of premium small-group trips as an invitation to meet and connect with new, like-minded people for once-in-a-lifetime experiences in three categories: Culture Trips, Rail Trips and Private Trips. Our Trips are suitable for both solo travelers, couples and friends who want to explore the world together.
Culture Trips are deeply immersive 5 to 16 days itineraries, that combine authentic local experiences, exciting activities and 4-5* accommodation to look forward to at the end of each day. Our Rail Trips are our most planet-friendly itineraries that invite you to take the scenic route, relax whilst getting under the skin of a destination. Our Private Trips are fully tailored itineraries, curated by our Travel Experts specifically for you, your friends or your family.
We know that many of you worry about the environmental impact of travel and are looking for ways of expanding horizons in ways that do minimal harm - and may even bring benefits. We are committed to go as far as possible in curating our trips with care for the planet. That is why all of our trips are flightless in destination, fully carbon offset - and we have ambitious plans to be net zero in the very near future.