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!

Boo Bash 2019
Fri - Oct 25

Boo Bash 2019

Get ready to play at our annual Halloween party! There will be lots of free candy, games to play, bounce houses, face painters, an escape room, and best of all everything is free! Except the...

Duncanville Fieldhouse

Aga Khan Foundation Walk|Run
Sat - Oct 26

Aga Khan Foundation Walk|Run

The Aga Khan Foundation works for the common good of all citizens, regardless of gender, origin or religion, inspired by compassion and solidarity with the vulnerable in society. 5K Run for ages...

Frisco Square Development

Halloweekend at the Dallas Zoo
Sat - Oct 26

Halloweekend at the Dallas Zoo

Halloweekend, presented by Texas Instruments, brings two spooktacular days of family-friendly fun to the Dallas Zoo on October 26-27. The Zoo's gates will creek open from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. for a wild...

Dallas Zoo

Christian Chapel Temple of Faith Fall Festival Celebrating 157 Years
Sat - Oct 26

Christian Chapel Temple of Faith Fall Festival Celebrating 157 Years

Join the CCTOF family as we celebrate 157 years in the North Dallas community with our annual Fall Fest. This FREE event will have food, games, prizes, music and so much more! To register for the...

Christian Chapel Temple of Faith CME Church

Piff the Magic Dragon
Sat - Oct 26

Piff the Magic Dragon

Think Larry David in a dragon suite performing jaw-dropping magic tricks and you're on the right track. With over 100 million online view, sold out shows across the US and Canada, Piff the Magic...

AT&T Performing Arts Center Wyly Theatre

Just For Kids: Sugar Skull Painting
Sat - Oct 26

Just For Kids: Sugar Skull Painting

Painted sugar skulls are an integral part of the Day of the Dead traditions. Bring the kiddos to create their own at a special Just for Kids class. They will have the opportunity to paint their...

Mesquite Arts Center

Free Parenting Pop Up Event
Sun - Oct 27

Free Parenting Pop Up Event

Free Parenting Pop Up Event As Seen on Good Morning Texas Meet Tracey Pugh Author and Greenhill Teacher as she answers questions and gives no fuss tips on parenting, social skills life hacks and...

Dallas

Halloween Safe-tacular for Kids & Pets!
Sun - Oct 27

Halloween Safe-tacular for Kids & Pets!

FREE EVENT!! FOR KIDS AND PETS!! FREE CANDY!! Meet and Greet first responders!! Meet your favorite heroes!! Show and tell! Dallas Police and Dallas Fire vehicles! FREE CANDY!! Games and Live...

Ronald Kirk Bridge and Felix H. Lozada, Sr. Gateway

Trick-or-Treat on Downtown Street
Thu - 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

Winston Science Fair & Festival
Sat - Nov 02

Winston Science Fair & Festival

Winston Science combines the very best motivating factors for fostering competitive scientific curiosity, design thinking, and collaborative problem-solving. Winston Science 2019 features two days...

The Winston School

ZOO TO DO 2019: Wild at Heart
Sat - Nov 02

ZOO TO DO 2019: Wild at Heart

Guests will stroll through the award-winning Giants of the Savanna exhibit, sample exquisite dishes from more than 25 of Dallas's premier chefs and restaurants, and enjoy interactive animal...

Dallas Zoo

Hella Shrine Circus
Fri - Nov 08

Hella Shrine Circus

Experience all the things you know and love about the circus and be amazed by things you've never seen before! You can expect smiles and excitements with our riveting show featuring exotic...

Mesquite Championship Rodeo at Mesquite Arena

Beauty and the Beast - NTPA Plano
Fri - Nov 08

Beauty and the Beast - NTPA Plano

Synopsis: The classic story tells of Belle, a young woman in a provincial town, and the Beast, who is really a young prince trapped under the spell of an enchantress. If the Beast can learn to...

Every Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun between Nov 8 and Nov 16

Willow Bend Center for the Arts

Holiday at the Arboretum
Sat - Nov 09

Holiday at the Arboretum

Holiday at the Arboretum, Featuring The 12 Days of Christmas, presented by Reliant, November 9-December 31 The Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden presents The 12 Days of Christmas, featuring...

Daily between Nov 9 and Dec 31

Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden

Disney On Ice: Dream Big
Wed - Nov 27

Disney On Ice: Dream Big

Your favorite Disney stories come to life at Disney On Ice presents Celebrate Memories! Sail along with Moana on her high-seas adventure and dance with Woody, Buzz and all the Toy Story friends....

Allen Event Center

Home for the Holidays - Historic Downtown McKinney
Fri - Nov 29

Home for the Holidays - Historic Downtown McKinney

Join us for McKinney's 39th annual Home for the Holidays festival, held in the center of McKinney's warm and vibrant historic downtown on Thanksgiving weekend! Santa and his helpers have been hard...

Historic Downtown McKinney

Storytime with Santa at NorthPark
Fri - Nov 29

Storytime with Santa 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 30 years, and we invite you to make it a part of your family's...

Daily between Nov 29 and Dec 21

NorthPark Center

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