things to do in DFW this week

Create the best week possible by keeping your social outings free and cheap! We make sure you have plenty of options each week for having fun without spending the bank.

Free and cheap activities in Dallas-Fort Worth this weekend include outdoor movies, free workouts, indoor paint nights, outdoor farmers markets, and much more.

Here is your weekly guide to Free and Cheap Things to Do in DFW:



Crafting with the LCC
What: The Latino Community Center of Dallas hosts this fun, free workshop each week! Learn how to make a different craft each week, live on Facebook. There is no registration necessary, just follow the center on Facebook for updates.
When: Monday, September 28, 12:30 pm
Where: Online
How Much: Free

Free Zumba Party 
What: Fitness Connection wants to connect with the community so they’re offering you a free chance to workout! Learn about this fun, upbeat class where you learn Latin Choreography while pumping up your heart! Be sure to wear a mask, bring a hand towel, and a bottle of water.
When: Monday, September 28, 6:30 pm
Where: 6080 S Hulen St, Fort Worth, TX 76132
How Much: Free

TCU Concert Chorale 
What: The TCU Concert Chorale is hosting this free, virtual concert! Enjoy this rendition, “I am Love, I will Sing!” This performance by students at the school of music runs all week long.
When: Monday, September 28, 7 pm
Where: Online
How Much: Free



The Bard’s Balm 
What: Shakespeare makes hundreds of references to herbs in his works, many of which you can grow in your own backyard. The author of Botanical Shakespeare, Gerit Quealy, is hosting this virtual class to teach you how! Sign up through the Dallas Public Library.
When: Tuesday, September 29, 12 noon
Where: Online
How Much: Free

Tuesday Night Trivia 
What: The Fort Worth Public Library hosts this at-home trivia night! Tune in for a mad scientist asking you to test your Science and Space knowledge! Admission is free, just sign up with the library.
When: Tuesday, September 29, 7 pm
Where: Online
How Much: Free

Ladies Night at Cowtown Bowling
What: Enjoy the best food and drink specials at Cowtown Bowling, every Tuesday! Ladies get in free, just pay for your bowling and enjoy discounts on your orders.
When: Tuesday, September 29, 9 pm
Where: 4333 River Oaks Blvd, Fort Worth, TX 76114
How Much: Free



Outdoor Community Yoga
What: Head to the Dallas Farmers Market for a free, outdoor yoga session! This class is donation-based and open to the public. Just bring your own yoga mat, a towel, and plenty of water.
When: Wednesday, September 30, 6 pm
Where: 920 S Harwood, Dallas, TX
How Much: Donation-Based

DSA Open Mic
What: The Dallas Songwriter’s Association hosts this free, weekly open mic for all Dallas-area musicians! RSVP in order to sign up to play. Watching the show is free. The open mic will be hosted via Zoom, follow the Dallas Songwriter’s Association on Facebook for details.
When: Wednesday, September 30, 7 pm
Where: Online
How Much: Free

Classical Music Month 
What: The Fort Worth Public Library invites you to celebrate Classical Music Month with Spectrum Chamber Music Society. This live, virtual concert includes musicians from the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra and more. Tune in on the Library’s Youtube channel.
When: Wednesday, September 30, 7 pm
Where: Online
How Much: Free



Children’s Story Time Online
What: This virtual storytime for kids and families is courtesy of the Dallas Public Library! Enjoy a free storytime for kids of all ages, plus rhymes, songs, and more. Be sure to sign up online for links and updates.
When: Thursday, October 1, 10:30 am
Where: Online
How Much: Free

TobyMac Live
What: TobyMac is playing live from Peoria and you’re invited to tune in from home! Admission is totally free, all you have to do is create a free account on Eventflix. Then, just tune in the day of the show!
When: Thursday, October 1, 7 pm
Where: Online
How Much: Free

Movies in the Park 
What: Shakespeare Dallas is hosting this fun evening of outdoor theatre. Watch Shakespeare in Love at the Samuell Grand Amphitheatre. Bring your own picnic blankets and lawn chairs. You can also bring a picnic. Tickets are $25.
When: Thursday, October 1, 8 pm
Where: 1500 Tenison Pkwy, Dallas, TX 75223
How Much: $25



Zumba from Home
What: The Fort Worth Public Library invites you for a free workout class. Enjoy this upbeat Latin choreography class where every move can be adjusted and modified. All levels are welcome, no experience necessary.
When: Friday, October 2, 10 am
Where: Online
How Much: Free

Drive Boo Halloween 
What: On select dates in October, you can head to the American Airlines Center for this unique spooky season experience. Ticket prices begin at $30 per vehicle and Halloween costumes are highly encouraged.
When: Friday, October 2, 7 pm
Where: 2500 Victory Center Ave, Dallas, TX 75219
How Much: $30

El Grito Contest
What: The Artes de la Rosa Cultural Center is hosting this free contest to see who has the best “El Grito” cry! This fundraiser is asking for donations and this is the first day you can register to compete! Find all of the details on their website.
When: Friday, October 2, 8 pm
Where: Online
How Much: Donation-Based



Dallas Farmers Market
What: The Dallas Farmers Market is open every Saturday with special events and vendors! This weekend, enjoy an open-air market for fresh meats and veggies at The Shed. No cover, just wear a mask and bring your shopping bags.
When: Saturday, October 3, 9 am – 5 pm
Where: 920 S Harwood, Dallas, TX 75201
How Much: Free

Kids Workshop at Home Depot
What: Each weekend, the Home Depot offers a free kids workshop where little ones can learn to DIY! All materials are included, there is no registration fee. All you need to do is RSVP and show up!
When: Saturday, October 3, 9 am
Where: 1151 Bridgewood Dr, Fort Worth, TX 76112
How Much: Free

A Shakespearean Cold Case
What: This murder mystery explores the cold case of the murder of W. Shakespeare! Enjoy a virtual and interactive murder mystery dinner from the comfort of your own home. You’ll need to register with the Dallas Public Library.
When: Saturday, October 3, 7 pm
Where: Online
How Much: Free



Live at Eno’s 
What: Every Sunday in October, enjoy free live music on the patio at Eno’s Pizza and Tavern! Admission is free, just wear your mask and tip your servers.
When: Sunday, October 4, 11:30 am
Where: 3111 Olympus Blvd, Coppell, TX 75019
How Much: Free

Socially Distanced Paint Night
What: Fort Brewery & Pizza is hosting an art night with Art:30! You will learn how to paint a specific subject, complete with all materials. Be sure to RSVP, tickets are $30 per person. Tickets do not include food or drinks.
When: Sunday, October 4, 2:30 pm
Where: 1001 W Magnolia Ave, Fort Worth, TX 76104
How Much: $30

Sunday Ride with Night Riders
What: This Fort Worth-area group of biking aficionados host a Sunday evening ride for the public. You don’t have to be a member of the group to join but be sure to follow all of their rules and protocols.
When: Sunday, October 4, 7 pm
Where: 200 E. Broadway, Fort Worth, TX 76104
How Much: Free


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