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
Connemara Conservancy Nature Walks
Family Night @ Ford Pool
Family nights are June 13th – The Sandlot
Includes free concrete skate park, two roller-hockey rinks, BMX track.
The Village at Allen and Fair View
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
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
Six Flags over Texas
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
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.
Memorial Day Discount
May 26 – All Day, All Locations
Present your Military ID to receive half off admission.
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.
See the most exciting behind-the-scenes areas of the ballpark including batting cages, press box, City of Arlington Suite, dugouts, and much more.