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!

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 through Dec 22

Dallas Children's Theater

Frozen Jr. - NTPA Plano
Sat - Dec 07

Frozen Jr. - NTPA Plano

Synopsis: The enchanting modern classic from Disney is ready for your Broadway Junior stars! Frozen JR. is based on the 2018 Broadway musical, and brings Elsa, Anna, and the magical land of...

Willow Bend Center of the Arts

Holiday at the Arboretum
Sun - Dec 08

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

Storytime with Santa at NorthPark
Sun - Dec 08

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 through Dec 24

NorthPark Center

SPARK! Weekend Experience
Sun - Dec 08

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!

Sip and Sign with Tracey Pugh
Sun - Dec 08

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

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

Holiday Toy Drive at Planet Blue
Wed - Dec 11

Holiday Toy Drive at Planet Blue

Come by Planet Blue to participate in the holiday toy drive, going on Dec. 11-15. Bring an unopened toy and receive 20% off and bottomless bubbles while you shop. Give back and shop for your...

Planet Blue

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

Fair Park Pop-Ups Movie Night: Elf
Fri - Dec 13

Fair Park Pop-Ups Movie Night: Elf

Join us for a movie under-the-stars at the historic Fair Park Band Shell as we show Elf at 6pm on Friday, December 13. Food will be available for purchase from local food vendors. Guests...

Fair Park

Fair Park Pop-Ups
Sat - Dec 14

Fair Park Pop-Ups

Join us for free programming and activities this holiday season at Fair Park! Fair Park Pop-Ups: Park Days will be from 10:00 AM until 2:00 PM at Leonhardt Lagoon. Each...

Fair Park

Park Lane Express
Sat - Dec 14

Park Lane Express

All Aboard Park Lane Express! Visit The Shops at Park Lane this holiday season for complimentary Park Lane Express train rides and guest appearances from the North Pole! Every Saturday in December...

The Shops at Park Lane

Santa Claus is Coming to DFM!
Sat - Dec 14

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 through Dec 14

Dallas Farmers Market

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

Connections!  Great American landscapes
Sun - Dec 15

Connections! Great American landscapes

Take a holiday trip through America with some favorite music! Bring a friend - or your kids - to hear a full symphony orchestra performing Grofe's "Grand Canyon Suite," where you can feel the...

Irving Arts Center

Fair Park Pop-Ups Movie Night: Home Alone
Fri - Dec 20

Fair Park Pop-Ups Movie Night: Home Alone

Join us for a movie under-the-stars at the historic Fair Park Band Shell as we show Home Alone at 6pm on Friday, December 20. Food will be available for purchase from local food...

Fair Park

Showtime Saturdays at Galleria Dallas
Sat - Dec 21

Showtime Saturdays at Galleria Dallas

Galleria Dallas' Showtime Saturdays Presents: Jingle Bell Jubilee Every Saturday DFW children and families are invited to enjoy the amazing FREE entertainment provided by Galleria Dallas and our...

Galleria Dallas

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