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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!

VIP Tour - The Star in Frisco
Sat - Feb 16

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...

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The Star in Frisco

Dallas Zoo Penguin Days
Sat - Feb 16

Dallas Zoo Penguin Days

As the temperature drops in the New Year, so does the price of admission at the Dallas Zoo. From Jan. 2 to Feb. 28, guests can visit Texas's oldest and largest zoo for just $8 per person during...

Daily through Feb 28

Dallas Zoo

The LEGO Movie Days at LEGOLAND Discovery Center
Sat - Feb 16

The LEGO Movie Days at LEGOLAND Discovery Center

LEGOLAND Discovery Center is celebrating the long-awaited "?The LEGO MOVIE™ 2: The Second Part" with movie-themed event days. After watching the sequel, fans can enjoy "?The LEGO MOVIE "...

LEGOLAND Discovery Center

Girl Scout Cookie Milkshakes at Kenny's Burger Joint in Plano
Sat - Feb 16

Girl Scout Cookie Milkshakes at Kenny's Burger Joint in Plano

It's Girl Scout Cookie season – and Kenny's Burger Joints in Plano and Frisco are celebrating in a big way! The iconic burger restaurants will offer two cookie themed shakes beginning...

Daily through Apr 1

Kenny's Burger Joint

Apple “Cookie” Decorating Station at the Dallas Farmers Market
Sat - Feb 16

Apple “Cookie” Decorating Station at the Dallas Farmers Market

Bring the family to shop the market. Each Saturday in January, Natural Grocers' nutritional health coach will be leading an Apple "Cookie" Decorating Station, plus a walk around tour of the...

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Dallas Farmers Market

The Secret Life of Girls
Sat - Feb 16

The Secret Life of Girls

TEEN SCENE PLAYERS PRESENT THE SECRET LIFE OF GIRLS By Linda Daugherty Not suitable for children under 12 Bullying in every form – from open tactics like gossiping and keeping secrets, to...

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Dallas Children's Theater

Don't Mess with Texas K-12 Art Contest
Sat - Feb 16

Don't Mess with Texas K-12 Art Contest

The 2019 Don't mess with Texas® K-12 Art Contest is open and will close on April 22, 2019. Keep Texas Beautiful and the Texas Department of Transportation invite Texas students in kindergarten...

Keep Texas Beautiful

Ella Enchanted: The Musical
Sat - Feb 16

Ella Enchanted: The Musical

ELLA ENCHANTED: THE MUSICAL By Karen Zacarías Music by Deborah Wicks La Puma Adapted from the book by Gail Carson Levine By special arrangement with Miramax Recommended for ages 6 and up...

Daily through Feb 24

Dallas Children's Theater

Frontiers of Flight Museum Hosts Engineers Week Student Day
Thu - Feb 21

Frontiers of Flight Museum Hosts Engineers Week Student Day

Engineers Week Student Day: February 21, 10am – 2pm Open to all ages. Free with regular admission. Learning experiences include: Build a robot Create a circuit See a jet engine disassembly...

Frontiers of Flight Museum

Mother son Date Night: Top Gun
Fri - Feb 22

Mother son Date Night: Top Gun

Grapevine Parks and Recreation invites you to this year's Top Gun-themed Mother Son Date Night with your fighter pilot date! Tickets to the event are now on sale for Grapevine residents (earn the...

Daily between Feb 22 and Feb 23

Compass Center

The Art of the Brick
Sat - Feb 23

The Art of the Brick

Featuring intriguing works of art made exclusively from one of the most recognizable toys in the world, The Art of the Brick is a critically acclaimed traveling exhibition boasting the...

Daily between Feb 23 and Aug 18

Perot Museum of Nature and Science

DFW Kids Directory Summer Camp Expo
Sat - Feb 23

DFW Kids Directory Summer Camp Expo

Don't miss the DFW Kids Directory Summer Camp Expo to secure your child's spot for camp before it's too late. Meet camp representatives from Dallas and beyond and choose where your child will make...

SMU - Moody Coliseum

Family Magic and Comedy Show
Sat - Feb 23

Family Magic and Comedy Show

Don't miss DFW's funniest magician Mike Williams this February at the Addison Improv Comedy Club. Recently awarded "Best Magician in Dallas" by the Dallas Observer, Mike thrills audiences around...

Addison Improv Comedy Club

Sensory Friendly Day at the Children's Aquarium
Sun - Feb 24

Sensory Friendly Day at the Children's Aquarium

The Children's Aquarium at Fair Park welcomes individuals with autism, their families, and others who may benefit from a sensory-friendly experience on Sunday, February 24th. Modifications around...

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Garland's Gone Fishing
Sat - Mar 02

Garland's Gone Fishing

Garland's Gone Fishing Ablon Park 3850 Ablon Trl, Garland, Texas 75043 Mar 2, 2019 Sat 7am to 10am Join us at Ablon Park Pond for fishing, family, and fun. The event is open to all ages. A fishing...

Ablon Park

Mardi Gras Oak Cliff Parade
Sun - Mar 03

Mardi Gras Oak Cliff Parade

The Mardi Gras Oak Cliff parade is the largest and most diverse event held in Oak Cliff. From schools and churches to service organizations and neighborhoods, on over to brass bands and New...

Oak Cliff

Spring Break at the Nasher
Tue - Mar 12

Spring Break at the Nasher

FREE admission from 11am - 5pm! March 12, 2019 - March 17, 2019 Bring the whole family to enjoy a week of FREE programming at the Nasher in celebration of 2019 Nasher Prize Laureate Isa Genzken....

Nasher Sculpture Center

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