Just 15 minutes north of downtown Dallas, the Town of Addison offers an oasis of dining, shopping, and entertainment all within walking distance or a short trolley ride from 22 hotels. Addison visitors enjoy a variety of cuisines with over 170 restaurants and nighttime fun with a variety of jazz, comedy and dance venues, as well as theatre and orchestra. Shopping enthusiasts can get their fill of unusual items at the antique malls and the many specialty boutiques or head to the world-renowned Galleria Mall. Year-round entertainment can be found at one of Addison’s many special events – North Texas Jazz Festival, Taste of Addison, Kaboom Town! and the Addison Oktoberfest, an authentic recreation of the Munich Celebration featuring German food, beer, music and Polka dancing.