100+ Kids Summer Activities in DFW

Here’s a list of of Things to do in Dallas – FUN & FREE or really cheap affordable fun in Dallas Fort Worth Metroplex – Great summer activities in Dallas and DFW this summer.

Check out our Summer Camps section for a complete list of Kids Summer Camps for 2018.


Allen – 100+ Kids Summer Activities

Allen Heritage Center

Address:100 E. Main Street, Allen TX 
Date/Hours:2nd and 4th Saurdays @ 10 am- 2pm

Connemara Conservancy Nature Walks

Location:Connemara Conservancy
Address:Plano/Allen border
Date/Hours:scheduled nature walks on select Saturdays
Ages:all ages
Cost:Donations suggested ($10/family)

Family Night @ Ford Pool

Location:Ford Pool
Address:704 Whitman Drive Allen, Texas 75002  
Date/Hours:June 13th 7:30-11:30pm
Ages:all ages

Family nights are June 13th – The Sandlot

The Edge

Location:Allen Station Park
Address:201 E. St. Mary, Allen, TX 75013 
Date/Hours:8am – 11pm

Includes free concrete skate park, two roller-hockey rinks, BMX track.

The Village at Allen and Fair View

Address:East Stacy Rd and Hwy 75

A fun place to shop, eat and play.  Features a splash pad with lights, beach volleyball park, playscape, community garden, dog parks, old caboose, maze and more.

Tuesday Family Movies

Location:Allen Public Library – Civic Auditorium
Address:305 Century Parkway, Allen, TX 75013 
Date/Hours:Tuesdays in June

Join us each Tuesday in June at 2 p.m for a movie!  No ticket required!

June 5 – The Jungle Book (PG) 2016

June 12 – Trolls (PG) 2016

June 19 – Despicable Me 3 (PG) -2017

June 26 – My Little Pony: The Movie (PG) 2017

AMUSEMENT PARKS – 100+ Kids Summer Activities

Sandy Lake Amusement Park

Address:1800 Sandy Lake Road Carrollton, TX 
Cost:$2/per person plus the cost of tickets; 3 and under free

Six Flags over Texas

Address:2201 Road to Six Flags, Arlington, TX 76011 
Cost:$74.99/adult and $54.99/child; 2 & under – Free

Buy your tickets online and pay $60.99, $15 savings! Print at home and go straight to the gate. This ticket can be used right away.

Arlington – 100+ Kids Summer Activities

Cowboy Stadium Tours

Location:Cowboy Stadium
Address:One Legends Way, Arlington, TX 76011  
Date/Hours:Monday-Saturday: 10am-5pm (stadium closes at 6pm)
Ages:All Ages
Cost:$22/Adults; $17/Kids & Seniors plus tax

Self-Guided Tours give fans access to the most popular areas of Cowboys Stadium, and are available on days when the football field is down. You’ll start your Self-Guided tour in the Cowboys Stadium Pro Shop. Self-guided tours give you access to the field, the Cowboys and Cheerleaders locker room, the Miller Lite Club and the post-game interview room. Our knowledgeable Tour Guides are stationed in each area to provide you with information and answer your questions about the stadium. Comfortable walking shoes are recommended. Group tours must be booked at least one week in advance.

Fun Activities

Location:Arlington Pools – All Locations

Memorial Day Discount
May 26 – All Day, All Locations
Present your Military ID to receive half off admission.

Father’s Day
June 17 – All Day, All Locations
Dads receive free admission at all City pools with a purchase of a child’s admission.

Back to School Splash
July 30 – August 10, All Day, All Locations
Bring a new school supply and receive half off admission prices. To see a list of supplies that are needed, visit missionarlington.org.

Dive Into the Library Reading Club
Monday through Thursday, June 4 – August 10, All Locations
Each child who earns an Arlington Public Library reading club certificate will get a free swim pass good for one free admission at any City of Arlington pool. Additional family members receive $1 off the regular admission price. For more information, call 817-459-6900.

Make A Splash
June 23, Allen Bolden Pool, 9-11:30 AM
Make A Splash is a national child-focused water safety initiative of the USA Swimming Foundation.

City of Arlington Aquatics, with the help of Mid-Cities Arlington Swimming, is spreading the word about water safety by offering a morning of FREE water safety lessons and activities.

There will be demos with certified Water Safety Instructors, fun activities, safety related vendors and lunch provided!

For more information about our Swim Safe program visit naturallyfun.org/swimsafe.

Dive in Movie: Moana
July 13, Randol Mill Pool, 8:30 PM – 10:30 PM
Grab your swimsuit and join us for a Dive-In Movie at Randol Mill Pool. Lounge in and around the pool with your friends and family while enjoying a family-friendly feature on the big screen! Admission is $6. Pre-registration is required.

Rangers Ballpark

Address:1000 Ballpark Way, Arlington TX 76011 
Date/Hours:See website for tour dates & times
Ages:All Ages
Cost:$15/Adults; $8/Kids; $12 Seniors & Students

See the most exciting behind-the-scenes areas of the ballpark including batting cages, press box, City of Arlington Suite, dugouts, and much more.

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