Parrotheads turned Toyota Stadium in Frisco into Margaritaville, while Dirk Nowitzki fans turned out to see celebrities play baseball down the road.
Jimmy Buffett Takes Over Toyota Stadium
More than 25,000 fans were on hand Saturday night to see Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefer Band, with special guest John Fogerty. It was part of Jimmy Buffett's "This One’s For You" Tour 2014.
Fans filled the parking lot hours before the concert, some even paid extra to reserve parking spots for tailgating instead of buying tickets inside the concert venue.
Rick Sewell and the self-proclaimed Boat and Bar Club have mastered the art of the Buffett tailgate party, they set sail for tailgating at 6:30 a.m and enjoyed the tunes all night from the parking lot.
"The boat actually came from a pasture in North Texas, we paid $75 bucks for it," said Sewell."[It] had a tree growing up in the center of it and we cleaned it up and that's what you see today."
For the past eight years the Margaritaville Boat has been wasting away at Buffett concerts in North Texas.
"You know Cheeseburgers in Paradise? That's what we're all about, we have margaritas and cheeseburgers all day long," said Sewell.
Dallas Celebrities Take to the Diamond in Frisco
Dirk Nowitzki's 2014 Heroes Celebrity Baseball Game was the other big attraction just down the road at Dr Pepper Ballpark.
"It's definitely better to be outside than in tonight, plus the tickets aren't so expensive to see so many celebrities," said Cecily Saldana.
Dallas' favorite athletes knocked it out of the park Saturday.
Money raised from the event goes to the Dirk Nowitzki Foundation and Heroes Foundation to help children's charities.
"Every celebrity gets pulled in a million ways and for them to make the time is really special for me," said Nowitzki.
Nowitzki’s team went on to win, final score 17-15. Nowitzki took to Twitter to thank those who attended:
9200 people came. Insane. Sell out. You guys are amazing. Thanks for supporting my baseball game. — Dirk Nowitzki (@swish41) June 22, 2014