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!

The Elf On The Shelf - A Christmas Musical
Sun - Dec 29

The Elf On The Shelf - A Christmas Musical

For the first time, The Elf on the Shelf® Scout Elves will take center stage in a new live musical debuting this holiday season. Inspired by the beloved box set The Elf on the Shelf®: A...

Majestic Theatre

New Year's Eve Countdown to Noon
Tue - Dec 31

New Year's Eve Countdown to Noon

Can't stay up until midnight to ring in the new year? That's okay, we can't wait either! Join us New Year's Eve day as we celebrate the coming new year. Face painting, hands-on science...

Sci-Tech Discovery Center

Sweet Story Time with Harold and the Purple Crayon
Sat - Jan 04

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

Blue Man Group
Wed - Jan 15

Blue Man Group

At Blue Man Group, you'll rock, laugh and party. As three bald and blue men explore our world, together we'll discover music, comedy and surprises at every turn. Blue Man Group performances are...

Winspear Opera House

PJ Masks Live!
Mon - Jan 20

PJ Masks Live!

PJ MASKS LIVE: is back with an all new super-heroic, live musical show, featuring the heroic trio from your favorite series: The PJ MASKS! Watch Catboy, Owlette and Gekko along with their new...

Winspear Opera House

SCHOOLHOUSE ROCK LIVE!
Sat - Jan 25

SCHOOLHOUSE ROCK LIVE!

SCHOOLHOUSE ROCK LIVE! Originally Conceived and Directed by Scott Ferguson Book by Scott Ferguson, Kyle Hall, and George Keating Music and Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens, Bob Dorough, Dave Frishberg, Kathy...

Every Weekend Day between Jan 25 and Feb 23

Dallas Children's Theater

Doktor Kaboom and The Wheel of Science
Mon - Feb 03

Doktor Kaboom and The Wheel of Science

So much science, so little time. . . Doktor Kaboom is having trouble picking his favorite science demonstrations, so he's bringing them all! Unfortunately there are way too many to do them all in...

Wyly Theatre

NUC All World Football Game Weekend, Dallas, Texas
Fri - Feb 14

NUC All World Football Game Weekend, Dallas, Texas

NUC All World Brings Together Some Of The Very Best Athletes From Around The USA and Some Top International Players. To Play in an an All World Game Week That Will Take Place For Athletes in each...

Greenhill School

LAST STOP ON MARKET STREET
Sat - Mar 21

LAST STOP ON MARKET STREET

LAST STOP ON MARKET STREET By Matt de la Peña, Illustrated by Christian Robinson Winner of the 2016 Newbery Medal Adapted by Gloria Bond Clunie Directed by vickie washington March 21...

Every Weekend Day between Mar 21 and Apr 5

Dallas Children's Theater

Disney On Ice: Road Trip Adventures
Thu - Apr 02

Disney On Ice: Road Trip Adventures

Disney On Ice presents Road Trip Adventures will whisk families away on an immersive getaway chock-full of magical participatory moments. Featuring new and classic tales, this multi-generational...

American Airlines Center

The Great Create
Sun - Apr 26

The Great Create

Each spring, The Great Create transforms the Nasher Garden into an interactive space for kids and families, featuring hands-on art activities led by special guest artists, live entertainment, and...

Nasher Sculpture Center

THE LION, THE WITCH AND THE WARDROBE
Sat - May 02

THE LION, THE WITCH AND THE WARDROBE

THE LION, THE WITCH AND THE WARDROBE Adapted by Joseph Robinette Based on the book by C.S. Lewis Directed by Artie Olaisen May 2 – May 23, 2020 Recommended for ages 7 and up One of the most...

Every Weekend Day between May 2 and May 23

Dallas Children's Theater

Bagel Run
Sun - May 10

Bagel Run

Join us for a true Mother's Day tradition, The Mother of All Runs, taking place on Sunday, May 10 at our 34th annual morning run! We offer a 10K, 5K and Kids K through a scenic neighborhood...

Jewish Community Center of Dallas

Scooby-Doo! and The Lost City of Gold The Live Stage Spectacular
Thu - Jun 04

Scooby-Doo! and The Lost City of Gold The Live Stage Spectacular

Monlove, in partnership with Warner Bros. Consumer Products, has announced the first dates for Scooby-Doo! and The Lost City of Gold, a live touring stage spectacular kicking off in March 2020....

Majestic Theatre

MISS NELSON HAS A FIELD DAY
Sat - Jun 20

MISS NELSON HAS A FIELD DAY

DCT's NATIONAL TOURING PRODUCTION MISS NELSON HAS A FIELD DAY Book, Music & Lyrics by Joan Cushing Based on the book by Harry Allard and James Marshall Directed by K. Doug Miller June 20...

Every Weekend Day between Jun 20 and Jun 28

Dallas Children's Theater

4th  Annual  Sunnyvale  Fireworks
Sat - Jul 04

4th Annual Sunnyvale Fireworks

4th Annual Sunnyvale Fireworks * Synchronized to Music ! * Live Music to perform on Main Stage * Food Trucks * Activities for Kids * FREE admission ! * FREE parking ! http://SunnyvaleFireworks.com

Every Jul 4 ongoing

Sunnyvale Fireworks

Trick-or-Treat on Downtown Street
Sat - Oct 31

Trick-or-Treat on Downtown Street

Downtown Dallas, Inc. is proud to announce our 2nd Annual Trick-or-Treat event this Halloween. Over 30 businesses will create a Halloween station at their lobbies for kids, pets, and adults.

Every Oct 31 ongoing

Main Street Garden

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