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!

AAPI Showcase at the AT&T Discovery District
Wed - May 18

AAPI Showcase at the AT&T Discovery District

The AT&T Discovery District is proud to celebrate Asian, Asian American, and Pacific Islander Heritage Month with an art exhibit featuring local AAPI artists, and AAPI artists from...

Daily through May 31

AT&T Discovery District

Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month
Wed - May 18

Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Celebrate Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month with some fun programs and events! Explore, Educate, and Create with the Dallas Public Library! In-Person  May 7 at...

Daily through May 29

Dallas Public Library-J. Erik Jonsson Central Library

Showtime Saturday
Sat - May 21

Showtime Saturday

Hey Kids, it's showtime! Join Galleria Dallas at the Play Place, on Level 3, every Saturday for Showtime Saturday, the popular and fantastical kids show.  

Every Sat ongoing

Galleria Dallas

DSO Symphony in the City Parks Concert
Fri - Jun 03

DSO Symphony in the City Parks Concert

The Dallas Symphony Orchestra (DSO) announces the annual Symphony in the City Parks Concert series. These family-friendly concerts are FREE and open to the public and will be presented in...

Kidd Springs Park

Free First Saturdays
Sat - Jun 04

Free First Saturdays

Look, learn and love your time at the Nasher every first Saturday of the month. Bring the whole crew to create, discover and make new memories together. Each month features a rotating schedule of...

Nasher Sculpture Center

DSO Symphony in the City Parks Concert
Thu - Jun 09

DSO Symphony in the City Parks Concert

The Dallas Symphony Orchestra (DSO) announces the annual Symphony in the City Parks Concert series. These family-friendly concerts are FREE and open to the public and will be presented in...

Paul Quinn College

FAN EXPO Dallas to Shines Bright in the Lone Star State
Fri - Jun 17

FAN EXPO Dallas to Shines Bright in the Lone Star State

Everything is bigger at FAN EXPO Dallas!  The largest fan gathering in Texas is THE place to celebrate all things BIG in pop culture. With three days of citywide events, family-friendly...

Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Dallas

Movies in the Park presented by Scott K. Ginsburg and Family: Mamma Mia!
Fri - Jun 17

Movies in the Park presented by Scott K. Ginsburg and Family: Mamma Mia!

From blockbusters to animated favorites, from musicals to comedies, you won't want to miss any of these fun, free, family-friendly flicks in our 2022 lineup presented by Scott K. Ginsburg and...

Klyde Warren Park

AKC Meet the Breeds Dallas
Sat - Jun 25

AKC Meet the Breeds Dallas

The American Kennel Club (AKC) are excited to announce the 2022 national tour for AKC Meet the Breeds®, America's largest in-person dog breed educational showcase. The event is perfect for the...

Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Dallas

The Prom
Tue - Jul 26

The Prom

Everyone's invited to the joyous Broadway hit that New York Magazine hails as "smart and big-hearted" while The New York Times declares it "makes you believe in musical comedy again!" THE PROM is...

AT&T Performing Arts Center - Winspear Opera House

Special Exhibition: Fragments
Sun - May 22

Special Exhibition: Fragments

"Fragments" presents architectural elements from the historic Texas School Book Depository building that explore the building's 120-year history. Most famous for being the site of the...

Every 5Days through Jul 3

Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

Silly Magic - Tricks and Giggles
Sat - May 28

Silly Magic - Tricks and Giggles

Silly Magic is a 90 minute show featuring magic and all things silly from clowning to silent vaudeville. Confetti Eddie and company explore the comical side of magic. Silly Magic is an all ages...

Every 3 Weeks on Sat ongoing

Confetti Eddie's Magic Parlor

ETIP Experience 2022
Mon - Jun 13

ETIP Experience 2022

Students engage in morning athletics followed by afternoon academic core classes and electives. Courses include subjects such as Agriculture, Black History & Culture, Collaborative...

Daily between Jun 13 and Jul 1
Daily between Jul 6 and Jul 22

Paul Quinn College

MadagascarThe Musical Live
Fri - Jun 17

MadagascarThe Musical Live

Get ready to move it, move it - join Alex, Marty, Melman and Gloria as they escape New York Central Park Zoo and onto the stage in this live musical spectacular. Based on the Dreamworks®...

Every 2Days ongoing

McFarlin Auditorium - SMU

Sweet Story Time with Harold and the Purple Crayon
Sat - Sep 03

Sweet Story Time with Harold and the Purple Crayon

This month, Sweet as Sugar will be doing a reading of Harold and the Purple Crayon. A select number of the first few attendees will receive a board book version of Harold and the Purple crayon, as...

The First Sat of every 4 Months ongoing

Sweet as Sugar Children's Boutique

Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas' Women of Distinction
Wed - Sep 28

Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas' Women of Distinction

Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas will host the 2022 Women of Distinction, presented by AT&T, in-person on Friday, October 28, 2022. The annual event celebrates outstanding women, men and young...

Omni Dallas Hotel

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