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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!

Apple “Cookie” Decorating Station at the Dallas Farmers Market
Sat - Dec 15

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...

Every Sat ongoing

Dallas Farmers Market

Sunset High School presents: The Gift
Sat - Dec 15

Sunset High School presents: The Gift

Dec 15 // 6pm & 8pm Admission is FREE but seating is limited email Kaleigh to reserve your tickets. kakelley@dallasisd.org Arts Mission Oak Cliff is honored to host this unique event in our...

Arts Mission Oak Cliff

SOAR! United Youth Ninja Competition
Mon - Dec 17

SOAR! United Youth Ninja Competition

We are excited to give DFW kids the opportunity to compete like their favorite ninjas on the hit NBC tv show American Ninja Warrior! Join us for the second event of the SOAR! United Youth Ninja...

SOAR! United

13th Annual Dinosaurs Live! Life-Size Animatronic Dinosaurs
Tue - Dec 18

13th Annual Dinosaurs Live! Life-Size Animatronic Dinosaurs

Visitors to Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary in McKinney, Texas will be able to let their imagination run wild as they travel back in time with life-size animatronic dinosaurs...

Every Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun through Feb 18

Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

Treats of Christmas benefiting the North Texas Food Bank
Sat - Dec 22

Treats of Christmas benefiting the North Texas Food Bank

Saturday, December 22, 2018 | Level One between Macy's and Dillard's and Level Two between Nordstrom and Macy's Join NorthPark Center for the ultimate holiday bake sale benefiting the North Texas...

NorthPark Center

Holiday Youth Camp: Dallas Cowboys Football Academy
Thu - Dec 27

Holiday Youth Camp: Dallas Cowboys Football Academy

Join us for a one-day skills and drills camp this holiday break! Dallas Cowboys Football Academy is open to athletes of all skill levels in grades 2-8. Spots are limited - register today at...

AT&T Stadium

Holiday Youth Camp: DCC Dance Academy
Thu - Dec 27

Holiday Youth Camp: DCC Dance Academy

Join America's Sweethearts for a one-day dance camp this holiday break! Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders Dance Academy is open to dancers ages 6-16. Spots are limited - register today at...

AT&T Stadium

Lone Star Circus: Forever
Fri - Dec 28

Lone Star Circus: Forever

In a fun and daring tribute to the birth of the modern circus, Dallas' own Lone Star Circus® brings its unique brand of spectacle back for the holidays in this all-new show! Jugglers,...

Daily between Dec 28 and Jan 1

Dallas Children's Theater

Holiday Youth Camp: Dallas Cowboys Football Academy
Sun - Dec 30

Holiday Youth Camp: Dallas Cowboys Football Academy

Join us for a one-day skills and drills camp this holiday break! Dallas Cowboys Football Academy is open to athletes of all skill levels in grades 2-8. Spots are limited - register today at...

Ford Center at The Star

Holiday Youth Camp: DCC Dance Academy
Sun - Dec 30

Holiday Youth Camp: DCC Dance Academy

Join America's Sweethearts for a one-day dance camp this holiday break! Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders Dance Academy is open to dancers ages 6-16. Spots are limited - register today at...

Ford Center at The Star

Slide into the New Year!
Mon - Dec 31

Slide into the New Year!

Slide into the New Year with an all-night family-friendly event at Epic Waters Indoor Waterpark! The party will feature DJ music, a New Year’s Eve ball drop, duck races and other in-park...

Epic Waters Indoor Waterpark

Day 1 Dallas Benefitting Vogel Alcove
Tue - Jan 01

Day 1 Dallas Benefitting Vogel Alcove

Day 1 Dallas is a FREE family fair hosted at Fair Park on New Year's Day. This event is for families with young children to celebrate the new year together in a fun and festive atmosphere. The...

Centennial Hall at Fair Park

Sweet Story Time with Harold and the Purple Crayon
Sat - Jan 05

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

Dragons Love Tacos And Other Stories
Sun - Jan 20

Dragons Love Tacos And Other Stories

Theatreworks USA presents their newest musical revue of beloved contemporary children's books including: Dragons Love Tacos by Adam Rubin; Interrupting Chicken by David Ezra Stein; The Dot by...

Ella Enchanted: The Musical
Fri - Jan 25

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...

Every 6 Weeks on Weekend Day ongoing
Every 6 Weeks on Fri, Sat, Sun ongoing

Dallas Children's Theater

BRICKLIVE
Sat - Jan 26

BRICKLIVE

BRICKLIVE will launch its first ever event in the United States at The Star in Frisco on January 26 & 27, 2019. Produced by Live Nation, the international LEGO® brick event will feature...

Ford Center at The Star

The Secret Life of Girls
Fri - Feb 15

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...

Every 2 Weeks on Fri ongoing
Every 3 Weeks on Weekend Day ongoing
Every 2 Weeks on Weekend Day ongoing

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