Children & Family

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Events in Children & Family

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!

Holiday at the Arboretum
Tue - Nov 19

Holiday at the Arboretum

Holiday at the Arboretum, Featuring The 12 Days of Christmas, presented by Reliant, November 9-December 31 The Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden presents The 12 Days of Christmas, featuring...

Daily through Dec 31

Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden

The Trains at NorthPark
Tue - Nov 19

The Trains at NorthPark

The Trains at NorthPark returns! Benefiting Ronald McDonald House of Dallas and once again presented by Bank of Texas, The Trains at NorthPark welcomes more than 70,000 visitors to Dallas'...

NorthPark Center

Sip and Sign with Tracey Pugh
Tue - Nov 19

Sip and Sign with Tracey Pugh

You are invited to book sip and sign! Join author Tracey Pugh on July 21st from 1-3pm at the Half Price Books Store. Tracey Pugh will be signing and selling her books No Fuss Parenting. For more...

Daily ongoing

Half Price Books

SPARK! Weekend Experience
Sat - Nov 23

SPARK! Weekend Experience

The SPARK! total creative immersive experience is open to the public on Saturdays from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. and Sunday from Noon - 5 p.m. Admission is $10 per person. Expand the mind with exciting...

Every Sat ongoing
Every Sun ongoing

Spark!

Allen Americans vs Wichita Thunder: Marvel Superhero Night
Sat - Nov 23

Allen Americans vs Wichita Thunder: Marvel Superhero Night

The Americans take on the Thunder on Marvel Superhero Night, with specialty Spiderman jerseys! Meet Spiderman, get photos with the Infinity Gauntlet, throw bears on the ice in the annual Teddy...

Allen Event Center

Disney On Ice: Dream Big
Wed - Nov 27

Disney On Ice: Dream Big

Your favorite Disney stories come to life at Disney On Ice presents Celebrate Memories! Sail along with Moana on her high-seas adventure and dance with Woody, Buzz and all the Toy Story friends....

Allen Event Center

Home for the Holidays - Historic Downtown McKinney
Fri - Nov 29

Home for the Holidays - Historic Downtown McKinney

Join us for McKinney's 39th annual Home for the Holidays festival, held in the center of McKinney's warm and vibrant historic downtown on Thanksgiving weekend! Santa and his helpers have been hard...

Historic Downtown McKinney

Storytime with Santa at NorthPark
Fri - Nov 29

Storytime with Santa at NorthPark

Gather around Santa's picture-book cottage to hear stories about the North Pole. Santa has been telling tales at NorthPark Center for 30 years, and we invite you to make it a part of your family's...

Daily between Nov 29 and Dec 21

NorthPark Center

Slappy's Holiday Circus at Galleria Dallas
Fri - Nov 29

Slappy's Holiday Circus at Galleria Dallas

The holiday season at Galleria Dallas kicks off in early November with the decorating of America's tallest indoor Christmas tree, which features nearly a half million lights, 10,000 ornaments and...

Galleria Dallas

Santa Claus is Coming to DFM!
Sat - Nov 30

Santa Claus is Coming to DFM!

Dear Santa, all we want for Christmas is farm fresh veggies and all-natural treats for our pups. It took lots of fresh baked cookies and handmade tamales, but we've convinced Santa to visit us...

Every Sat between Nov 30 and Dec 14

Dallas Farmers Market

2019 Jingle Bell Run-Plano
Sat - Dec 07

2019 Jingle Bell Run-Plano

Get your jingle on at the MOST FUN & FESTIVE holiday fun-run around – all to battle the #1 cause of disability! The Arthritis Foundation's Jingle Bell Run is the original festive race...

Granite Park Boardwalk in Plano

LITTLE WOMEN: THE MUSICAL
Sat - Dec 07

LITTLE WOMEN: THE MUSICAL

LITTLE WOMEN: THE MUSICAL Script & Lyrics by Linda Daugherty Music & Lyrics by B. Wolf Based on the book by Louisa May Alcott Directed by K. Doug Miller December 7 – December 22,...

Every Weekend Day between Dec 7 and Dec 22

Dallas Children's Theater

Disney Junior Holiday Party!
Sun - Dec 08

Disney Junior Holiday Party!

Disney Junior Holiday Party! is a dazzling musical wonderland where children and their families can sing and dance along to their favorite Disney Junior songs plus holiday classics with their...

Verizon Theatre at Grand Prairie

A Charlie Brown Christmas Live On Stage
Wed - Dec 11

A Charlie Brown Christmas Live On Stage

A Charlie Brown Christmas encompasses each of your favorite scenes from the original animated television show, with more fun, more music, and more finding the true Christmas spirit. Inclusion is...

The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical
Sun - Dec 15

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical is a wonderful new way to experience a family tradition - based on the 1964 beloved stop-motion animated television classic.

Winspear Opera House

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical
Sun - Dec 15

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical

The beloved TV classic RUDOLPH THE RED NOSED REINDEER soars off the screen and onto the stage this holiday season. It's an adventure that teaches us that what makes you different can be what makes...

Winspear Opera House

Cirque Musica: Holiday Wishes
Sat - Dec 21

Cirque Musica: Holiday Wishes

Cirque Musica invites you and your family to Wish this Holiday season! Cirque Musica presents Holiday Wishes brings a holiday story to life in a full theatrical cirque event for the entire family....

Verizon Theatre at Grand Prairie

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