things to do in dallas fort worth this weekend

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 weekend: Have a Family Movie Night with Disney+, Glow Forrest by Oak Cliff, Beach Body workout free trial, and more!


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Have a Family Movie Night with Disney+

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+!

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Reach Your Health Goals at Home with Beachbody On Demand (Free 14-Day Trial!)

Looking to get into better shape in the new year? You don’t need to sign up for an expensive gym membership. Get a fantastic workout at home in your living room or wherever you want! Beachbody On Demand is a streaming service that offers a massive library of on-demand workout videos, meal plans, and a whole lot more. It’s everything you need to reach your personal health goals. Whether you’re a beginner or fitness junkie, there are workouts that match your fitness level. Lose up to 9 pounds in 14 days. Workout programs include P90X, ChaLean, 21 Day Fix, Insanity, T25, and more. It doesn’t cost a thing to get started. Click here to try it risk-free for 14 days!



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


Dallas Tacos and Margarita Tours

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


Happy Hour at the Thirsty Lion Gastropub & Grill

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


Galleria Dallas

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



Rainbow Vomit: Magical Winter Dreamland

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


Live Music at Fearing’s Patio

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

Black Wine & Spirits Event

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



Fire and Ice Winter Festival at Six Flags

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


Intangible Exhibit at the Sweet Tooth Hotel

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


Know of any other things to do in DFW this weekend? Share them with us by commenting below.