things to do spring break dfw

Spring break 2020 is right around the corner! Are you ready for it? Before you plan your fun in the sun, check out our guide for free and cheap things to do in DFW this spring break. Depending on your school district, spring break is either from March 9-13 or 16-20. But no matter the week, we’ve covered!



Here are a few Spring Break activities in DFW that are sure to be a hit with your little ones!

SeaQuest Aquarium Fort Worth

SeaQuest Aquarium– This Fort Worth aquarium is a great place for kids of all ages to have educational fun. It’s home to thousands of animals from the world’s oceans and bodies of fresh waters and includes many ways for kids to experience the diverse world of aquatic life. Right now, Groupon is running a deal that can save you about 30% off the regular price of admission.

Go see a movie on the cheap-Spring Break is the perfect time to take the kids to the movies, and right now, and there are a couple of great deals on movie tickets from AMC and Cinemark that can help you save quite a bit on your tickets.

Texas Discovery Gardens

Texas Discovery Gardens– Enjoy the butterflies, explore the native plants, and spot critters galore. Admission is regularly $10 per person but now you can get entrance for two for just $15, making this one of the best cheap things to do for Spring Break in Dallas.


March 9-13

Spring Break STEM Fair- This fair is located at the Carrolton Public Library on March 13th from 3:30-5:30 and is FREE! This Fair will offer hands on experiments aimed at kids 5-12 years old.

Spring Break at Legacy Hall- This FREE event lasts from March 7-13 and offers games, activities, movies and more! Plan your visit in advance, because seating is first come first serve.


March 16-20

Texas Discovery Gardens- The Texas Discovery Gardens at Fair Park are offering discovery activities and crafts for your spring breakers. The best part? It’s included in the price of admission which is only $5 for kids and $10 for adults.

Samurai Spring Break- This FREE camp put on by Harwood district in downtown Dallas. Kids of all ages can do samurai inspired arts and crafts and even try on armor! This camp runs from March 17-22.

Excite Gymnastics- Check out this gymnastics camp for kids 11 and under on March 17th! This world class camp costs only $28 for members and $33 for non members!


Both Weeks

SeaQuest Aquarium- This Fort Worth aquarium is a great place for kids of all ages to have educational fun. Tickets for 12 and up are $14.99 and kids 11 and under are only $8.88 if you buy online.

Frontiers of Flight Museum- This aviation museum located at Dallas Love Field and is perfect for kids of all ages! Thickets for kids 17 and under are only $7 while adults are only $10.

Sea Life Aquarium- This Aquarium is located in Grapevine Mills and only costs $14.99 for kids tickets if you buy online!

IKEA- Ikea in Frisco is offering FREE arts and crafts workshops for little ones both weeks of spring break! This is a perfect workshop for any crafty kid.

Dallas Zoo- Go with a group of kids to get a group discount, or sign up for a family membership which pays for itself in two visits!

Six Flags Over Texas- Nothing beats spring break at Six Flags! And with half-price single-day tickets when you buy online, it only gets better!

Modern Art Museum- The Fort Worth Modern is open both weeks of spring break (except Mondays) and admission is FREE for kids under 18.


With so much to in DFW this spring break, there’s no way you or your kids will be bored!