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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
Fri - Dec 14

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

The Trains at NorthPark benefiting the Ronald McDonald House of Dallas
Fri - Dec 14

The Trains at NorthPark benefiting the Ronald McDonald House of Dallas

The Trains at NorthPark™, presented by Bank of Texas, has been a NorthPark Center tradition for 20 years. The most elaborate miniature toy trains exhibit in Texas, The Trains at...

Daily through Jan 6

NorthPark Center

Ultimate Dinosaurs
Fri - Dec 14

Ultimate Dinosaurs

See dinosaurs come to life! In Ultimate Dinosaurs, you'll get access to rarely seen specimens from the other side of the world - from the tiny Eoraptor to T. rex's bigger, badder cousin,...

Daily through Jan 6

Perot Museum of Nature and Science

Space Mission at LEGOLAND Discovery Center
Fri - Dec 14

Space Mission at LEGOLAND Discovery Center

Three, two, one… blast off! Reach a new altitude of fun with Space Mission at LEGOLAND Discovery Center. The new intergalactic building experience allows guests to explore far-off alien...

Every Weekday Day through Dec 31
Every Sat through Dec 31
Every Sun through Dec 31

LEGOLAND Discovery Center

Santa's Toy Shoppe Puppet Theatre
Fri - Dec 14

Santa's Toy Shoppe Puppet Theatre

November 23 – December 24, 2018 | Level One in EastCourt, near Dillard's How does Santa get all of those presents to little boys and girls around the world? Santa's Toy Shoppe Puppet Theatre...

Daily through Dec 24

NorthPark Center

Sights and Sounds of the Season Performances at NorthPark
Fri - Dec 14

Sights and Sounds of the Season Performances at NorthPark

The sounds of the season fill the air at NorthPark as over 100 performance groups take the stage in celebration of the holidays. Catch your favorite school, church, synagogue, community or...

Daily through Dec 21

NorthPark Center

Storytime with Santa Claus at NorthPark
Fri - Dec 14

Storytime with Santa Claus 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 over 25 years, and we invite you to make it a part of your...

Daily through Dec 23

NorthPark Center

Scrooge Puppet Theatre at NorthPark
Fri - Dec 14

Scrooge Puppet Theatre at NorthPark

NorthPark Center's whimsical Scrooge Puppet Theatre has been a holiday tradition for four decades. Charles Dickens' famous character creates a funny scene through the magic of puppetry by Le...

Every Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat through Dec 24

NorthPark Center

Holiday in the Park at Six Flags
Fri - Dec 14

Holiday in the Park at Six Flags

Holiday in the Park is back for select days beginning November 16 at Six Flags Over Texas! It's the most magical time of the year, filled with enchanting experiences that will help create...

Daily through Dec 31

Six Flags Over Texas

A Ghost Tale for Mr. Dickens
Fri - Dec 14

A Ghost Tale for Mr. Dickens

Magic Tree House's Holiday Musical: A GHOST TALE FOR MR. DICKENS Book by Will Osborne and Jenny Laird Lyrics by Randy Courts and Will Osborne Music by Randy Courts Based on Magic Tree House Merlin...

Daily through Dec 23

Dallas Children's Theater

Christmas at the Anatole featuring Peppermint Park
Fri - Dec 14

Christmas at the Anatole featuring Peppermint Park

Experience the magic of the holiday season with the return of Christmas at the Anatole, featuring Peppermint Park. This outdoor, holiday experience will feature games and activities for kids,...

Every Fri, Sat, Sun through Dec 23

Hilton Anatole

Gingerbread Workshops at Hotel Crescent Court
Fri - Dec 14

Gingerbread Workshops at Hotel Crescent Court

Tis the season to build holiday confectionary cookie-castles! Join Hotel Crescent Court to experience the magic of making some of the most impressive gingerbread houses with more than 20 varieties...

Hotel Crescent Court

Holidays at the Heard
Fri - Dec 14

Holidays at the Heard

Bundle up and experience Holidays at the Heard, the most unique holiday event in North Texas. Holidays at the Heard brings the beauty of the holiday season into nature. Guests will see lights and...

Daily between Dec 14 and Dec 15

Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

ARS National Hoopfest
Fri - Dec 14

ARS National Hoopfest

ARS National Hoopfest is an annual high school basketball tournament featuring top basketball programs and individual players from Dallas and matching them up against top basketball programs from...

Waxahachie High School

Snowland at Great Wolf Lodge
Sat - Dec 15

Snowland at Great Wolf Lodge

Snowland welcomes your family to the winter holidays in proper north woods style. From November 24th through January 4th, 2019, we transform Great Wolf Lodge into a magical winter wonderland...

Daily through Jan 4

Great Wolf Lodge

Holiday Bricktacular at LEGOLAND Discovery Center
Sat - Dec 15

Holiday Bricktacular at LEGOLAND Discovery Center

Tis the season for LEGOLAND Discovery Center's annual Holiday Bricktacular. Expect loads of brick-tastic holiday fun with activities that include a meet and greet with jolly old LEGO Santa,...

Every Weekend Day between Dec 15 and Dec 23

LEGOLAND Discovery Center

Scuba Diving Santa takes the Plunge Sea Life Aquarium
Sat - Dec 15

Scuba Diving Santa takes the Plunge Sea Life Aquarium

SEA LIFE Grapevine Aquarium is swimming in holiday cheer this December. Experience a dive show like no other as Scuba Diving Santa, along with his elf, make a jolly appearance in a water...

Every Wed, Sat through Dec 22

SEA LIFE Grapevine Aquarium

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