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!

Dallas Bike Ride
Sat - Nov 04

Dallas Bike Ride

For the first-time ever, the Dallas Bike Ride is making its way to Dallas on Saturday, November 4. A 20-mile bike course will unite the community, where bicyclists can venture around the city by...

VIP Tour - The Star in Frisco
Sat - Oct 21

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

HP Village LOCAL Artisan Market
Sat - Oct 21

HP Village LOCAL Artisan Market

Food, family and fun converge at Highland Park Village LOCAL, a seasonal neighborhood market featuring a variety of Dallas-Fort Worth's favorite vendors, farm-sourced produce, games and...

Highland Park Village

Farmers Branch Market
Sat - Oct 21

Farmers Branch Market

Shop for the finest-quality local products at the Farmers Branch Market! With a wide array of vendors offering seasonal favorites including produce, meats, eggs, baked goods, artisan foods, and...

Every Sat through Oct 28

The Grove @ Mustang Crossing

Ultimate Octonauts Experience Opens At SEA LIFE Grapevine
Sat - Oct 21

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

Dallas Arboretum's Nationally Acclaimed Pumpkin Village
Sat - Oct 21

Dallas Arboretum's Nationally Acclaimed Pumpkin Village

For the 12th year, Autumn at the Arboretum, named as one of the Best Fall Festivals by Country Living magazine, includes the nationally acclaimed Pumpkin village featuring pumpkin houses creative...

Daily through Nov 22

Dallas Arboretum

Journey to Space at the Perot Museum
Sat - Oct 21

Journey to Space at the Perot Museum

Great ready for an out-of-this-world adventure at the Perot Museum. First up, our traveling exhibition, Journey to Space, will take you as close to being in space as you can get from Earth. It's...

Daily between Oct 21 and Dec 31

Perot Museum of Nature and Science

State Fair of Texas
Sat - Oct 21

State Fair of Texas

Since its establishment in 1886, the State Fair of Texas has celebrated all things Texan by promoting agriculture, education, and community involvement through quality entertainment in a...

Daily through Oct 22

State Fair of Texas

Texas Veggie Fair
Sat - Oct 21

Texas Veggie Fair

Texas Veggie Fair is a free annual event celebrating plant-based lifestyle options of every kind. This year's event will feature vegan food, eco-friendly product vendors, chef demos, speakers,...

Reverchon Park

Galleria Dallas' Showtime Saturdays Presents: Slappy & Monday
Sat - Oct 21

Galleria Dallas' Showtime Saturdays Presents: Slappy & Monday

Every Saturday DFW children and families are invited to enjoy the amazing FREE entertainment provided by Galleria Dallas and our friends from Slappy's Playhouse. Families will enjoy the talents of...

Galleria Dallas

Friscovania
Sat - Oct 21

Friscovania

Join us October 21st from 4-9 pm at Toyota Stadium in Frisco for a family friendly Halloween extravaganza full of frights and fun. Designated the Mayor's Safe Trick-Or-Treat Zone, Friscovania...

Toyota Stadium & Soccer Center

Pumpkins on the Plaza
Sat - Oct 21

Pumpkins on the Plaza

Featuring hayrides, crafts, games, inflatables, music, face painting, pumpkin patch, kids & pets costume contest, and 200+ floating illuminated pumpkins. Don't miss the Glow Party from 7-8...

City Hall Plaza

Halloween at the Heard
Sat - Oct 21

Halloween at the Heard

On October 21, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., visitors from across North Texas will experience Collin County's premier family-friendly Halloween event at Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife...

Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

Dream Big 3D
Sun - Oct 22

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

Toddler Tuesdays at LEGOLAND Discovery Center
Tue - Oct 24

Toddler Tuesdays at LEGOLAND Discovery Center

Pint-size, brick-loving kiddos can enjoy big fun at LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Dallas/Fort Worth with the return of Toddler Tuesdays featuring discounted admission every Tuesday starting...

Every Tue through Dec 12

LEGOLAND Discovery Center

Arboretum After Hours on Wednesdays
Wed - Oct 25

Arboretum After Hours on Wednesdays

Through October 25 Every Wednesday, the garden extends its hours to 8 p.m. for families and friends to enjoy a night out. Tickets are buy one, get one free (general admission, only valid at the...

Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden

Tall Tales Story Time
Thu - Oct 26

Tall Tales Story Time

Join the Tall Tales story time on the GeO-Deck every month. Children's librarians from the Dallas Public Library will present fun for ages 2-5 who love to jump around, hear a story and sing a...

Reunion Tower GeO-Deck

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