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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!

2021 DALLAS HOLIDAY PARADE
Sat - Dec 04

2021 DALLAS HOLIDAY PARADE

In 1987, The Adolphus and Children's Medical Center Dallas each reached historic milestones. In search of an appropriate way to celebrate the holidays and their 75th anniversaries, the hotel...

The Adolphus Hotel

The Nutcracker, Presented by Texas Ballet Theater
Sat - Dec 04

The Nutcracker, Presented by Texas Ballet Theater

Delight in visions of sugarplums as Clara sees her dreams come true in The Nutcracker, Texas Ballet Theater's annual holiday ballet. Choreographed by TBT Artistic Director Ben Stevenson, O.B.E.,...

Winspear Opera House

A Sensory Friendly Nutcracker production presented by BALLET NORTH TEXAS
Sat - Dec 04

A Sensory Friendly Nutcracker production presented by BALLET NORTH TEXAS

Don't miss BALLET NORTH TEXAS' SENSORY FRIENDLY NUTCRACKER presented at MOODY PERFORMANCE HALL December 4th at 2:00pm. "NUTCRACKER" IS BACK ON STAGE, LIVE AT MOODY PERFORMANCE HALL. With a cast of...

Moody Performance Hall

Enchant Christmas
Sat - Dec 04

Enchant Christmas

Enchant Christmas is an immersive Christmas experience that creates magical memories for the whole family through stadium-sized live events and virtual experiences. The magic that makes the...

Daily through Jan 2

Centennial Hall at Fair Park

Santa Cares at Santaland
Sun - Dec 05

Santa Cares at Santaland

Santa arrives at Galleria Dallas on Friday, Nov. 19, and will welcome guests from his Santaland Express on Level I near Banana Republic with a captivating experience and amazing visuals. This...

Galleria Dallas

Saint Michael's Farmers Market Holiday Pop-Up
Sat - Dec 18

Saint Michael's Farmers Market Holiday Pop-Up

Join us on Saturday, December 18 as we celebrate the season of giving with the 2nd annual Saint Michael's Farmers Market (SMFM) Holiday Market Pop-Up at Klyde Warren Park! Don your festive attire...

Klyde Warren Park

Jersey Boys in Dallas
Fri - Dec 31

Jersey Boys in Dallas

Whether it's your first or tenth time seeing Jersey Boys, it's always entertaining and unforgettable. We understand this totally at eTickets.ca, one of the finest sites to get theatre tickets, and...

Music Hall At Fair Park in Dallas, Texas

Reunion Tower OVER THE TOP NYE 2021
Fri - Dec 31

Reunion Tower OVER THE TOP NYE 2021

For the sixth year, Reunion Tower and Hunt Realty Investments, Inc. are ushering in the new year by presenting a Texas-sized New Year's Eve event! Now benefiting Children's Health?, the only...

Daily between Dec 31 and Jan 1

Reunion Tower GeO-Deck

24HourDallas Ignite the Night Festival
Fri - Apr 15

24HourDallas Ignite the Night Festival

The non-profit 24HourDallas presents its first Ignite the Night Festival at Thanks-Giving Square, sponsored by Central Market. Free to attend, and open to all ages, the festival includes...

Thanks-Giving Square

AVANCE Latino Street Fest 2022
Sun - Apr 24

AVANCE Latino Street Fest 2022

Celebrate the vibrant Latino culture of North Texas! The AVANCE Latino Street Fest is an opportunity for the community to come together and celebrate (or learn about) the Latino culture. The day...

Klyde Warren Park

Guided Hike
Sat - Dec 04

Guided Hike

Join us for a guided tour led by one of our educators on the Trinity River Audubon Center Trails every second Saturday of the month! Learn about our surrounding habitat while you enjoy a hike....

The Second Sat of every Month through Feb 19

Trinity River Audubon Center

Texas Trees Foundation Tree Giveaway At Burnet Elementary School
Sat - Dec 04

Texas Trees Foundation Tree Giveaway At Burnet Elementary School

Texas Trees Foundation will be distributing free trees at Burnet Elementary School as part of their Neighborwoods Cool School program. Residence living in a 5 mile radius of the school are...

David G. Burnet Elementary School

Join Operation Kindness' Countdown to Holiday Pet Adoptions
Sat - Dec 04

Join Operation Kindness' Countdown to Holiday Pet Adoptions

WHO: Operation Kindness –?the leading lifesaving animal shelter in North Texas WHAT: Spreading cheer during the holidays with adorable furry friends, Operation Kindness visits Galleria...

Every Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun through Dec 24

Galleria Dallas

The Trains at NorthPark
Sat - Dec 04

The Trains at NorthPark

Benefiting Ronald McDonald House of Dallas (RMHD), and presented by Bank of Texas, The Trains at NorthPark will mark its 23rd year at NorthPark Center. Each year, the beloved holiday experience...

Daily through Jan 2

NorthPark Center

GeO-Deck the Halls
Sat - Dec 04

GeO-Deck the Halls

Get into the holiday spirit and GeO-Deck the Halls at Reunion Tower! Grab the kiddos and join the Ball every Saturday afternoon leading up to Christmas for holiday crafts, letters to Santa, and...

Every Sat between Dec 4 and Dec 18

Reunion Tower GeO-Deck

NTSO Holiday Concert at Redbird
Sat - Dec 04

NTSO Holiday Concert at Redbird

You're invited to experience the FREE seasonal sounds of holiday music from the New Texas Symphony Orchestra (NTSO) while you are out shopping for last-minute gifts at NorthPark Mall (7pm on...

RedBird Mall

Klyde Warren Park's Tree Lighting Celebration presented by Energy Transfer
Sat - Dec 04

Klyde Warren Park's Tree Lighting Celebration presented by Energy Transfer

Enjoy this free family tradition featuring a festive day of activities and entertainment, such as photos with Santa, story time with Mrs. Claus, face painting, games and crafts for children! The...

Klyde Warren Park

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