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!

Tamale Day
Sat - Dec 11

Tamale Day

Get a taste of a Texas Christmas at the Dallas Farmers Market. Get cozy as you eat tamales from our local vendors and shop 'til you drop at our Holiday Market! Be on the lookout for our special...

Dallas Farmers Market

Santa Claus is Coming to DFM
Sat - Dec 11

Santa Claus is Coming to DFM

Dear Santa, all we want for Christmas is farm fresh veggies and all-natural treats for our pups. It took lots of fresh baked cookies and handmade tamales, but we've convinced Santa to visit us TWO...

Dallas Farmers Market

FAN EXPO DALLAS HOLIDAY MARKET
Sat - Dec 11

FAN EXPO DALLAS HOLIDAY MARKET

FAN EXPO DALLAS presents a brand new one-day pop-up event to celebrate the holidays, with a geeky twist. Spend time with your fandom-family, shop for amazing gifts for everyone on your list, and...

Irving Convention Center

Families Can Check Off Holiday Wish Lists With Dream Center Dallas' Free Shopping Experience
Sat - Dec 11

Families Can Check Off Holiday Wish Lists With Dream Center Dallas' Free Shopping Experience

Dream Center Dallas is helping to ensure parents can gift their children with a wrapped present under the Christmas tree this year. On Saturday, December 11, at 12pm, Dream Center Dallas is...

Dream Center Dallas

The Elf on the Shelf
Sat - Dec 11

The Elf on the Shelf

This holiday season, the beloved tradition that has captured the hearts of families everywhere returns to the live stage! The Elf on the Shelf: A Christmas Musical is the thrilling spectacle of...

Winspear Opera House

Silly Magic - Tricks and Giggles
Sat - Dec 11

Silly Magic - Tricks and Giggles

Silly Magic is a 90 minute show featuring magic and all things silly from clowning to silent vaudeville. Confetti Eddie and company explore the comical side of magic. Silly Magic is an all ages...

Every 3 Weeks on Sat ongoing

Confetti Eddie's Magic Parlor

Brunch with Santa
Sun - Dec 12

Brunch with Santa

Join us for a Christmas Experience & Complimentary Photos with Santa!

Fogo de Chao Dallas Uptown

Positive Alignment
Sun - Dec 12

Positive Alignment

Positive Alignment will be an all day, all ages, and nothing but good vibes event on Sunday, December 12th at Sons of Hermann Hall in Dallas, TX. This will be the perfect event to let loose,...

Sons of Hermann Hall

Santa Day at the Frontiers of Flight Museum
Sun - Dec 12

Santa Day at the Frontiers of Flight Museum

The Museum is excited to bring back Santa Day with an out-of-this-world twist! Watch Santa arrive from the North Pole via helicopter compliments of Airbus Take a picture with Santa on Mars...

Frontiers of Flight Museum

Galleria Dallas Grand Holiday Ice Show
Sun - Dec 12

Galleria Dallas Grand Holiday Ice Show

On Sunday, Dec. 5, Galleria Dallas will partner with Bryan's House to create a very special, private, socially distanced event featuring Canadian ice dancing champions Kaitlyn Weaver & Andrew...

Galleria Dallas

Festival of Lessons and Carols
Sun - Dec 12

Festival of Lessons and Carols

St John's Episcopal Church, 848 Harter Road, Dallas, presents its annual Festival of Lessons and Carols, in which children's and adult choirs and instrumentalists present festive music of Advent...

St John's Episcopal Church

The Beeman Hotel - DEZIGNED Art Industry Night
Thu - Dec 16

The Beeman Hotel - DEZIGNED Art Industry Night

Come visit and network with FGIII and other local artists, art professionals, art advocates and art lovers while experiencing The Beeman Hotel. The Beeman will provide alcohol brand inclusion,...

The Beeman Hotel

Jingle All The 5K, 10K, Kids Dash
Sat - Dec 18

Jingle All The 5K, 10K, Kids Dash

Kick-start your holiday festivities and outpace that mischievous abominable snowmonster with the whole family and join us in the 3rd Annual 'Jingle All The 5K, 10K'. Our 2019 event sold out, and...

3rd Annual Downtown Stocking Stroll
Sat - Dec 18

3rd Annual Downtown Stocking Stroll

We invite everyone to join us this holiday season for our 3rd Annual Downtown Stocking Stroll where you can visit your favorite Downtown merchants for fun stuffers and treats (Just like...

Main Street Garden

35TH MANNHEIM STEAMROLLER CHRISTMAS BY CHIP DAVIS
Thu - Dec 30

35TH MANNHEIM STEAMROLLER CHRISTMAS BY CHIP DAVIS

Do you remember the first time you heard the Christmas sounds of Mannheim Steamroller? You can again celebrate the holiday magic of Mannheim Steamroller in 2021 when they bring their annual...

Winspear Opera House

Sweet Story Time with Harold and the Purple Crayon
Sat - Jan 01

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

Be More Chill
Thu - Jan 06

Be More Chill

Be More Chill runs January 6 - 9 at the Moody Performance Hall! Join Junior Players at the beautiful Moody Performance Hall for our winter musical, Be More Chill! Tickets are on sale at...

Daily between Jan 6 and Jan 9

Moody Performance Hall

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