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Need some ideas on how to start your family weekend in Dallas? Start with our list of kids events! From exhibits in the Dallas Arts District to a science-filled afternoon at the Perot Museum of Nature & Science or a safari adventure at the Dallas Zoo, your getaway to Dallas will be filled with new adventures. Don't miss a trip to the Dallas Farmers Market, where a new children's playground just broke ground. And if you need some ideas on how to spend the weekend, check out our family itinerary for suggestions on where to head for lunch and all the fun things you can do with the kids!

Maya: Hidden Worlds Revealed at the Perot Museum
Sat - Jun 24

Maya: Hidden Worlds Revealed at the Perot Museum

Elaborate royal tombs, ancient languages, human sacrifice, sports and extraordinary architecture. All define the fascinating Maya civilization that is the bedrock of the Perot Museum of Nature and...

Daily through Sep 4

Perot Museum

VIP Tour - The Star in Frisco
Sat - Jun 24

VIP Tour - The Star in Frisco

The VIP Guided Tours will give Cowboys fans a chance to experience the place where the Dallas Cowboys train and work 355 days of the year. With small group sizes and additional tour stops, the VIP...

Daily ongoing

The Star in Frisco

USA Basketball Open Court Program sponsored by Nike
Sat - Jun 24

USA Basketball Open Court Program sponsored by Nike

Who can play? Open Court is FREE for youth to attend The program is open to boys and girls ages 6-17 Come out and play each session and bring friends to earn participation points that can be...

Every Sat through Sep 2

R.D. Evans Community Center

SHOWBIZ SUMMER - TWO WEEK MUSICAL THEATER GRADES K-2
Sat - Jun 24

SHOWBIZ SUMMER - TWO WEEK MUSICAL THEATER GRADES K-2

Choose A Character You Want To Be And Create A Play! • Act, Sing, Dance, Tap* • Choose the character you've always wanted to be then... • Create an original play with your class,...

Daily through Jun 30

Dallas Children's Theater

Musical Theater Songs & Scenes - TWO WEEK MUSICAL THEATER GRADES 5 & 6
Sat - Jun 24

Musical Theater Songs & Scenes - TWO WEEK MUSICAL THEATER GRADES 5 & 6

• Are you ready to work on Scenes from the DCT Stage...Seasons Past and Present? • Do you want to Be the Characters and Sing the Songs from the Best of DCT? • Would you like to work...

Daily through Jun 30

Dallas Children's Theater

Acting Scenework Two Week-Teen Conservatory
Sat - Jun 24

Acting Scenework Two Week-Teen Conservatory

• Work with Director and Actor B.J. Cleveland to improve your acting skills. • Try your hand at Scenes from different Styles of Theater: Classic & Contemporary. • Develop a...

Daily through Jun 30

Dallas Children's Theater

Ultimate Octonauts Experience Opens At SEA LIFE Grapevine
Sat - Jun 24

Ultimate Octonauts Experience Opens At SEA LIFE Grapevine

Explore the amazing world of the Octonauts, the team of undersea adventure heroes from the hit animated TV series, with the opening of The Ultimate Octonauts Experience. The all-new interactive...

Daily through Dec 22

SEA LIFE Grapevine Aquarium

African Music Fest at the Arboretum
Sat - Jun 24

African Music Fest at the Arboretum

June 24-25 Performance by Bandan Koro June 24, 10 am Move to the beat of African drum and dance ensemble on the Martin Rutchik Concert Stage and Lawn. Performance by Kupira Marimba June 24, 12pm...

Dallas Arboretum

Summer Camps at the Arboretum
Sat - Jun 24

Summer Camps at the Arboretum

June 5- August 11 Registration Now Open These camps provide children ages 4 years to entering 7th grade with hands-on explorations in nature, science and art to spark imagination and inspire...

Daily through Aug 11

Dallas Arboretum

Musical Theater Master Class-Teen
Sat - Jun 24

Musical Theater Master Class-Teen

• Work with K. Doug Miller, DCT's Director of Musical Theater and Musical Director Adam Wright as you and your class study the work of Broadway's best loved composers. • Explore why the...

Daily through Jun 30

Dallas Children's Theater

DCT's NATIONAL TOURING PRODUCTION JOHN STEPTOE'S MUFARO'S BEAUTIFUL DAUGHTERS: AN AFRICAN TALE
Sat - Jun 24

DCT's NATIONAL TOURING PRODUCTION JOHN STEPTOE'S MUFARO'S BEAUTIFUL DAUGHTERS: AN AFRICAN TALE

The beautiful Zimbabwe-based Cinderella tale returns! An African villager named Mufaro has two daughters whom everyone agrees are beautiful. But, they have their differences. Manyara possesses a...

Every Fri, Sat, Sun through Jul 9

Dallas Children's Theater

Safari Nights Concert Series Featuring: Rebirth Brass Band
Sat - Jun 24

Safari Nights Concert Series Featuring: Rebirth Brass Band

Original artists and tribute bands will fill the Dallas Zoo with music during the Safari Nights concert series Powered by Breeze Energy. For 11 consecutive Saturday nights, May 6 to July 15,...

Dallas Zoo

Addison Summer Series
Sat - Jun 24

Addison Summer Series

Pack a picnic and gather up your family and friends for a full summer of free fun in Addison, Texas! Every Saturday night in June, July* and August from 8pm to 10pm, soak up live music from a...

Every Sat between Jul 8 and Aug 26

Beckert Park

Dream Big 3D
Sun - Jun 25

Dream Big 3D

From the world's tallest building to underwater robots and a solar car race across Australia, Dream Big celebrates the human ingenuity behind engineering marvels big and small, and reveals the...

Daily through Nov 22

Perot Museum of Nature and Science - Hoglund Foundation Theater

Summer FUNcamps at Main Event
Sun - Jun 25

Summer FUNcamps at Main Event

When are FUNcamps? June 20-24 July 11-15 July 18-22 August 1-5 August 8-12

Daily through Aug 12

Main Event Entertainment

Join the Circus: Pre-K Drama Two Week Class (June & July Sessions Available)
Sun - Jun 25

Join the Circus: Pre-K Drama Two Week Class (June & July Sessions Available)

• Be a Clown, Tightrope Walker, Strong Man - any Circus Character! • Act out the Circus Animals. Move like an Elephant or a Circus Pony! • Be a funny Clown and do tricks! •...

Daily through Jun 30

Dallas Children's Theater

The Science of Art Summer Camp
Mon - Jun 26

The Science of Art Summer Camp

The Science of Arts Summer Camp at the African American Museum will engage students in the creation of art projects through the lens of science, problem solving, and research of African American...

Every Weekday Day through Jul 21

African American Museum - State Fair Grounds

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