Dallas-Fort Worth has amazing sights and attractions, plus awesome businesses and venues to visit all year long, but it doesn’t have to be costly! Keep your weeks full and entertaining without depleting your budget! You have better things to spend your money on and we’ll show you how.
Here are some things to do in Dallas-Fort Worth this week: Beachbody home workouts free trial, Have a Family Movie Night with Disney+, Glow Forrest by Oak Cliff, Fire and Ice Winter Festival at Six Flags, and more!
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Winter is here and Disney+ offers some great holiday flicks for the family (Home Alone, anyone?). In addition to some Christmas classics, Disney+ has some of the top film franchises from Disney Princesses to Marvel Superheroes to Pixar’s best flicks and plenty of other fun things in between. So, have a family movie night this holiday season by trying Disney+!
What: Join the Dallas Holocaust Museum for a virtual discussion about the movie, The Pianist. Moderators will be the Museum Chief of Education Dr. Sara Abosch-Jacobson and Dr. Galit Gertsenzon, pianist, music historian, and educator.
When: Monday, January 11th at 7 PM
How Much: Free to join the discussion, the movie will be on YouTube, iTunes, Vudu, and Google Play
What: Tour the Monolithic Dome Institute where you will see several types of domes and how they are made, along with a gazeedome, cabins, rental units, and more.
Where: Monolithic Dome Institute, 177 Dome Park Place, Italy, Texas 76651
When: Mondays, 10AM – 4PM
How Much: Free
What: “Glow Forest,” an art exhibition that is a serene and colorful jungle environment that offers an escape from winter and the state of the world currently.
Where: Oak Cliff Cultural Center, 223 W. Jefferson Blvd.
When: Daily at 10 AM
How Much: Free admission
What: $3 off cocktails and $5 shared plates each Tuesday at Steel Restaurant’s Oak Lawn Neighborhood. Special prices on the Steel signature maki rolls are also offered.
Where: Steel Restaurant, 3180 Welborn St. Dallas
When: Tuesdays from 5 PM – 7 PM
How Much: Pay as you go
What: Do you love Tacos? Margaritas? Oh, do we have a tour for you. Dallas Bites presents Dallas’ Best Tacos & Margaritas Tour, a taco- and margarita-sampling adventure. Join the tour and enjoy award-winning tacos and a selection of margaritas.
Where: Desperados Mexican Restaurant, 4818 Greenville Ave., Dallas
When: Daily at 12:30 PM
How Much: $70
What: Looking for a deal on food and drinks? Check out the Thirsty Lion from 3 – 6 PM and 9:30 – close every day for Happy Hour!
Where: 350 West Las Colinas Boulevard
When: 3PM – 6PM daily
How Much: During Happy Hour, $1 off pints, $4.95 house margaritas, drinks and featured wine, and a $4.95 – $6.95 food menu
What: For some winter fun, check out the ice rink and grab a bite at some of the best restaurants after your done.
Where: Galleria Dallas, 13350 Dallas Parkway, Dallas, Texas
When: Open daily, times vary by shops
How Much: Prices depend on specific store
What: Visit Rainbow Vomit, Dallas’ immersive art exhibit and their “Magical Winter Dreamland” installation. This exhibit will transport visitors to a visual splendor full of mystery and magic.
Where: Rainbow Vomit, 3609 Parry Ave., Dallas
When: Friday, January 8th, starting at 1:15 PM
How Much: General admission starts at $23 per ticket
What: Enjoy live music at Fearing’s Patio at The Ritz-Carlton, Dallas with hand-crafted cocktails and cuisine.
Where: The Ritz-Carlton, Dallas 2121 McKinney Avenue Dallas, TX
When: Fridays and Saturday nights
How Much: Pay as you go
What: Enjoy wine and spirits at this inaugural event, brought to you by Urban Arts Magazine. The event features seven national Black-owned wine and spirit distributors.
Where: Urban Arts Center, 807 Hutchins Rd., Dallas
When: Saturday, January 16th at 6 PM
How Much: $50 – $75
What: Enjoy the Intangible exhibit, Halloween style. For $35 a VIP ticket, you’ll get a choice of a boozy or non-boozy Halloween-themed drink. Wear a costume and bring a friend! At the exhibit, you’ll find a “whimsical fairytale world completely made from fiber.”
Where: 2316 Victory Park Ln, Dallas, TX 75219
When: Tuesdays – Saturdays from 12 PM – 8 PM, Sundays from 12 PM – 7 PM
How Much: $15 – 20, or $35 for a VIP ticket
What: This festival brought to you by Six Flags includes the Fire and Ice Marketplace, four live performance stages, the Mystic Acres Winter Wonderland, and a Dancing Fountain Show at Texas Star Mall. As the sun sets, the park will light up with millions of twinkling lights, including the Fire and Ice Light Show.
Where: 2201 Road to Six Flags, Arlington
When: Open weekends and holidays January through February at 12 PM
How Much: $19.61 a ticket when purchased online
Know of any other things to do in DFW this week? Share them with us by commenting below.