Here are our top things to do on a budget in Dallas Fort Worth this weekend (April 9 – April 11): Cajun Fest at Traders Village, Surprisingly Vegan Food Tour, Big Bounce America, White Rock Farmers Market, and more!


Traders Village Grand Prairie Cajun Fest 2021

Big Mamou Cajun Festival at Traders Village in Grand Prairie returns April 10th and 11th featuring Zydeco, a bit of swamp pop and a whole lot of Cajun music. Enjoy live music starting at 12 noon. Authentic Cajun foods, featuring traditional Louisiana favorites such as: shrimp etouffee, shrimp gumbo, and hundreds of pounds of spicy boiled crawfish. Food served at 11AM.





Avant Chamber Ballet Presents Still Growing & 19th Amendment

What: Enjoy the ballet performance of Madison Hicks’ Still Growing + Katie Puder’s 19th Amendment. The performance brings audiences two modern ballets.

Where: Virtual

When: Now until the end of June

How Much: $30


Spring Green at The Kessler

What: The Kessler will present music and beverages outside on the lawn behind the theater. Food will be available on-site each night.

Where: The Kessler, 1230 W. Davis Street, Dallas

When: Friday and Saturday nights during the spring, beginning at 5:30 PM

How Much: Free


Dallas Museum of Art: Frida Kahlo Five Works

What: Frida Kahlo: Five Works offers a chance to explore a selection of vibrant paintings by Mexican painter Frida Kahlo. This installation features four paintings and a drawing on loan from a private collection.

Where: Dallas Museum of Art, 1717 N. Harwood Street, Dallas

When: Friday, April 9th at 11 AM

How Much: Free



Surprisingly Vegan Food Tour

What: Looking for the best vegan food in Dallas? On the surprisingly Vegan Tour, guests can taste flavorful vegan foodby traveling through motorcoach to sample dishes.

Where: Dallas by Chocolate, 4925 Greenville Ave. Suite 255, Dallas

When: Saturday, April 10th at 11:30 AM

How Much: $59


Big Bounce America

What: The Big Bounce America tour is the largest touring inflatable event, and it’s coming to DFW! This bounce castle includes a basketball court, giant slide, and ball pit.

Where: Southfork Ranch, 3700 Hogge Drive, Parker

When: Saturday, April 10th at 9 AM

How Much: $17 – $35


White Rock Farmers Market

What: Grab some local produce, meats, and eggs, bread and pastries, pickles, jams, specialty foods, and more at the White Rock Famers Market.

Where: Good Local Markets, 922 W. 9th Street, Dallas

When: Saturday, April 10th

How Much: Free



Lakewood Village Farmers Market

What: Good Local Markets is a non-profit organization whose mission is to support local farmers and ranchers, incubate small businesses, increase food access, and cultivate healthy communities. At this weekly farmer’s market, you can find local meats, eggs, bread, and pastries, along with items from local artisans like clothes and soaps.

Where: Bake and Play Cafe, 6434 E. Mockingbird Lane, #105-107, Dallas

When: Sundays at 9 AM

How Much: Free


Glow Forrest by Oak Cliff

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


The Science of the Guinness Book of World Records at Perot Museum

What: All around the world, people are pushing themselves to achieve new and amazing things. Now, for the first time ever, we’re looking into the science behind these mesmerizing accomplishments with our new The Science of Guinness World Records exhibition.

Where: Perot Museum of Nature and Science, 2201 N. Field Street, Dallas

When: Daily at 10 AM, 11 AM on Sundays

How Much: $19 – $28 for nonmembers, $5 for members


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