What to do in Dallas2018-08-01T22:11:21+00:00

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NRH20 

$20-$30 From birthday parties to corporate events NRH2O has excellent packages for all occasions. NRH2O’s newest slide tower features 4 thrilling slides: Blue Sky, Thunder, Riggamaroll, and Sidewinder!

 

 

Six Flags over Texas

$40+ From thrilling coasters to rides for the kids, they have them all listed on their website for your convenience.

 

 

 

Dallas Zoo

$12-$15 The Dallas Zoo began in 1888 with just two deer and two mountain lions in City Park. It later moved to Fair Park in 1909 and quickly outgrew its second home, moving to Marsalis Park in 1912, where it stands today. Throughout the past 129 years, numerous upgrades have been made and collections expanded. In 1955, the Dallas Zoological Society was established as a non-profit to support the Zoo. In 2009, a public-private partnership transitioned the Zoo to private management. Today, the Dallas Zoo is home to more than 2,000 animals, and is thriving with new exhibits such as the Giants of the Savanna, Wonders of the Wild, presented by the Kimberly-Clark Corporation.

Fort Worth Zoo

$10-$15 The Fort Worth Zoo currently houses over 540 species including 72 species of mammals, 148 species of birds and 172 species of ectotherms.

 

 

Dallas Arboretum

$10-$15 The Dallas Arboretum is a public display garden, and we ask visitors to treat it with care to preserve its peaceful beauty, sensitive plantings and carefully tended landscapes.

F E S T I V A L S

Veggie Fair

*FREE* In 2017, over 12,000 people celebrated with food, products, live music, speakers, games, activities + information which promote healthier, kinder, more sustainable choices which lessen pain and destruction to people, animals and planet. The event is organized by an all-volunteer team, passionate about this message. This is the largest VegFest in Texas. We can’t wait to celebrate with you!

Deep Ellum Arts Festival

*FREE* Six blocks of Main Street in the Dallas entertainment district of Deep Ellum will be transformed into one enormous street festival. Featuring 200 top-notch decorative and visual artists, 100 original bands and singer/songwriters performing from four different stages and two additional performance areas, the renowned Pet

Oak Cliff Earth Day

*FREE* Oak Cliff Earth Day is an annual community event celebrating nature, the environment, and the majesty of our planet. The first Earth Day, held in 1970, was committed to bringing awareness to environmental issues, to show support for environmental protection, and to honor the Earth and the concept of peace. Each year the Oak Cliff community comes together to welcome everyone to join in observing this global movement. Oak Cliff Earth Day was established in 2007 by a group of Oak Cliff volunteers. What began as a small celebration has grown each year to what it is today.

B E A T  T H E  H E A T

Dallas World Aquarium

$15-$20 The aquarium gallery features coral reef and kelp forest ecosystems in large naturalistic displays including a 20,000-gallon walk-through tunnel exhibit which is home to hundreds of Indo-Pacific fishes.

Medieval Times

$37-$60 Travel through the mists of time to a forgotten age and a tale of devotion, courage and love—at Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament. Imagine the pageantry and excitement that would have been yours as a guest of the queen ten centuries ago. See their electrifying show featuring heroic knights on spirited horses displaying the astounding athletic feats and thrilling swordplay that have become hallmarks of this unique entertainment experience. Enjoy a “hands-on” feast as the dynamic performance unfolds before you.

The Sixth Floor Museum

$4-$16 The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza chronicles the assassination and legacy of President John F. Kennedy; interprets the Dealey Plaza National Historic Landmark District and the John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza and presents contemporary culture within the context of presidential history.

The Perot Museum

$20-$40 The Perot Museum is a place where families can learn together and individuals can take a break from their daily routines to ponder the vast mysteries of science. Visitors can wander, either to get lost or to find their way, as they discover something new and fascinating.

Bass Performance Hall

*Prices Vary This is a venue known for performing arts, located in Fort Worth, TX. Opened in May of 1998, the venue features seating for 2,056 people. This venue has hosted events for Phantom of the Opera, Sound of Music,The Little Mermaid, and Mamma Mia!, among other theatre events.