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 children's playground provides plenty of space for the little ones to burn off some energy. 

For even more ideas, see our Dallas Family Vacation itinerary for the top 15 things to do for families with kids. And for indoor attractions, see our guide to Fourteen Epic Indoor Things for kids in Dallas. And how about the older teens? They'll need something on a bigger scale  - here's our insider Dallas guide to 10 Things For Older Kids to do in town.

Home & Past
Sat - Oct 22

Home & Past

Orpheus opens the season featuring music by American composers, including John Corigliano's "Fern Hill," Shawn Kirchner's "Heavenly Home," and Jeffrey Van's setting of Civil War poems, "A...

Zion Lutheran Church

FALGUNI PATHAK LIVE IN DALLAS
Sat - Oct 22

FALGUNI PATHAK LIVE IN DALLAS

FALGUNI PATHAK DANDIYA & RAAS GARBA LIVE 

DALLAS CONVENTION CENTER, 650 South Griffin Street, Dallas, TX -75202

Ladders & Lagers
Fri - Oct 28

Ladders & Lagers

Come celebrate the legacy of the Dallas Firefighters and the Dallas Firefighter's Museum. Proceeds from the festival benefit the Dallas Firefighter's Museum's capital improvements focused on...

Daily between Oct 28 and Oct 30

Community Beer Co.

Trick or Treat On Downtown Streets!
Fri - Oct 28

Trick or Treat On Downtown Streets!

We invite EVERYONE (adults, kids, pets) to join us for our 3rd annual Trick-or-Treat on Downtown Streets event! Downtown Dallas, Inc. will provide a map of all participating Downtown businesses...

Main Street Garden

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets™ In Concert
Fri - Oct 28

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets™ In Concert

WOMEN OF THE DALLAS SYMPHONY CHORUS Cars fly, trees fight back, and monsters are on the loose in Harry's second year at Hogwarts™ School of Witchcraft and Wizardry! This concert features the...

Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center

Family Day at the Farmers Market
Sat - Oct 29

Family Day at the Farmers Market

Come dressed in your costume and participate in "tent-or-treating." There will be balloon artists, caricature artists, all your favorite market vendors, and lots of fun for the whole family!

Saint Michael's Farmers Market

Klyde Warren Park's trick-or-Treating in the Park presented by Kroger
Sat - Oct 29

Klyde Warren Park's trick-or-Treating in the Park presented by Kroger

Klyde Warren Park's Corporate Council hosts its second-annual FREE trick-or-treating party in the Park. Dress the whole family up, and join us for candy collecting, costume contests and classic...

Klyde Warren Park

WWE Monday Night RAW
Mon - Oct 31

WWE Monday Night RAW

WWE returns to Dallas with a special Halloween edition of Monday Night RAW!

American Airlines Center

Dia de los Muertos
Tue - Nov 01

Dia de los Muertos

MAURICE COHN conducts Join us for a vibrant Day of the Dead concert, celebrating our lost loved ones with a colorful affirmation of life. The DSO's annual tradition features traditional Latin...

Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center

Free First Saturdays
Sat - Nov 05

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...

The First Sat of every Month through Dec 3

Nasher Sculpture Center

Aviation Discovery Zone
Fri - Nov 11

Aviation Discovery Zone

The Aviation Discovery Zone is a large air hangar full of hands-on workstations where kids are DOING and LEARNING. The aviation/STEM related workstations are kid friendly and age appropriate.

Dallas Executive Airport

Champions Of Magic
Sat - Nov 12

Champions Of Magic

Champions of Magic is an evening of impossible illusions and spectacular special effects from the only team of magicians in the world. The Champions Of Magic cast present incredible interactive...

Majestic Theatre

The Nutcracker
Fri - Nov 25

The Nutcracker

Featuring dazzling choreography and exquisite sets, The Nutcracker celebrates the season with enchantment, snowflakes, and sweets. This holiday classic follows Clara and her Nutcracker Prince as...

Winspear Opera House

Harry Connick, Jr.'s THE HAPPY ELF
Sun - Nov 27

Harry Connick, Jr.'s THE HAPPY ELF

Harry Connick, Jr.'s THE HAPPY ELF Music & Lyrics by Harry Connick, Jr. Book by Lauren Gunderson & Andrew Fishman Directed by K. Doug Miller November 27 - December 23 Recommended for ages...

Dallas Children's Theater

Christmas Pops
Fri - Dec 02

Christmas Pops

LAWRENCE LOH conducts BRADLEY HUNTER WELCH organ DALLAS SYMPHONY CHORUS DALLAS SYMPHONY CHILDREN'S CHORUS The beloved tradition continues with the Dallas Symphony Chorus performing transcendent...

Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center

Klyde Warren Park's Tree Lighting Celebration
Sat - Dec 03

Klyde Warren Park's Tree Lighting Celebration

Free family tradition that includes a festive day of activities and entertainment, photos with Santa, story time with Mrs. Claus, face painting, crafts, games and snow flurries! The day culminates...

Klyde Warren Park

Nutcracker! Magic of Christmas Ballet
Mon - Dec 26

Nutcracker! Magic of Christmas Ballet

This Christmas, bring the whole family back to a simpler time with NUTCRACKER! Magic of Christmas Ballet! The acclaimed holiday tradition is LIVE in theaters for the 30th Anniversary tour. Gather...

Music Hall at Fair Park

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