Editor’s note: Given the current situation, we’re doing our best to make sure the events on this list are still going on as planned. If you plan on attending any of these events, please check with the host/venue before you go to verify it’s still taking place.

You’re not ready for the weekend until you’ve checked in with DFW On Budget! We keep our ears to the ground for freebies and discounts so that you can keep up with all of the great things to see and do in DFW.

Free and cheap activities in DFW this weekend include Traders Village Kids FestForum Roller World, free workouts, the Graffiti Art Festival, family events, and much more.

Here is your weekend edition of Free and Cheap Things to Do in DFW:



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Traders Village Kids Fest
What: Spring Break means Traders Village festivals! Bring the tots and kids of all ages for clowns, magicians, face painting, superhero photo ops, and much more. Admission is totally free, parking is just $5 per vehicle.
When: March 14, Until 5 pm
Where: 2602 Mayfield Rd, Grand Prairie, TX 75052
How much: Free Admission {+$5 Parking}



Have fun on the cheap with these local deals!

Studio Movie Grill

Enjoy comfy seats, awesome surround sound, and a full menu and bar while you watch the show! Tickets are $9.75 per person but we’re all about getting a discount! For a limited time, get in the door for just $6 each to Lincoln Square or Plano locations.

SeaQuest Aquarium Fort Worth

This local Aquarium is home to aquatic life and mammals from across the globe. Feed and pet the stingrays and learn about conservation efforts and rescuing animals. Regularly priced, admission is $9.95 – $14.95 but with our deal, you can visit for as low as $8 per person.

Regal Cinema Movie Tickets for 25% off

Regal Cinemas and United Artist Theaters are offering a special movie experience for 25% off! E-tickets work just like regular movie tickets — just print and redeem them at the theater box office or kiosk. Can be used on any date. Click here to get movie tickets for just $9.50. {Regularly $12!}

Texas Discovery Gardens

Enjoy dancing butterflies, native plants, and blooming wildflowers at one of DFW’s largest preserves. Regularly priced, admission is $20 per person. For a limited time, we’re giving you two tickets for just $15!  That’s almost 40% off! With those prices, you can return again and again!



Adult Gaming Day at Grauwyler Park Branch Library
What: This free event at the library is open to the public, for anyone who wants to get their gaming on. You will have access to multiple game systems and other fun activities.
When: March 13, 10 am
Where: 2146 Gilford St, Dallas, TX 75235
How much: Free

Family Night at Oak Highlands Brewery
What: This local brewery is hosting a family night with food, fun, and games! There’s no cover fee, just pay for your orders.
When: March 13, 5 – 9 pm
Where: 10484 Brockwood Rd, Dallas, TX 75238
How much: Free



Forum Roller World
What: Grab your skates and throw back to your childhood with an evening of pumped up music and a lightshow at the roller rink! For a limited time, you can get admission for 4 people plus skate rental for $44!
When: March 14, 12:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Where: 1900 S Great Southwest Pkwy, Grand Prairie, TX 75051
How much: $44

White Rock Farmers Market
What: Head out to White Rock for the Opening Day of the season! There will be handcrafted goods, jewelry, pottery, and more. No cover charge.
When: March 14, 8 am – 1 pm
Where: 9150 Garland Road, Dallas, TX 75218
How much: Free Entry

3rd Annual Graffiti Art Festival 
What: This free event is open to the public with shopping, photo ops, art galleries, exhibits, food trucks, and much more. The festival in the Fort Worth Design District is kid and dog friendly.
When: March 14, 11 am – 3 pm
Where: 1953 Golden Heights Rd, Fort Worth, TX 76177
How much: Free Admission

Funky Sculpture Make & Take
What: Art Room is hosting a free family day where you can stop by to make a free sculpture! Learn how to make art out of every day objects, then take home your masterpiece!
When: March 14, 11 am – 1 pm
Where: 120 St. Louis Ave #117, Fort Worth, TX 76104
How much: Free



Free Yoga at White Rock Hills
What: Head to the auditorium for a free yoga class by the White Rock Hills Branch Library. Just bring your yoga mat, a towel, and a bottle of water. All other props will be supplied.
When: March 15, 1 pm
Where: 9150 Ferguson Rd, Dallas, TX 75228
How much: Free

Pawnee Bill’s Wild West Show
What: Head out to the Fort Worth Stockyards for this weekly show featuring roping, trick shooting, dancing, history, and more. Tickets are $15 for adults, $8 for kids.
When: March 15, 4:30 pm
Where: 121 E. Exchange Ave, Fort Worth, TX 76164
How much: Free

Drum Circle at KWP
What: Klyde Warren Park is hosting this free drum circle for the community. Men, women, and children are all welcome! Bring your own drum or use theirs!
When: March 15, 2 pm
Where: 2012 Woodall Rodgers Fwy, Dallas, TX 75201
How much: Free

$10 Kids Bowl
What: Spend Spring Break with Bowl & Barrel with this awesome deal! Get one hour of bowling plus shoe rental and lunch for just $10 per child.
When: March 15, 11 am – 3 pm
Where: 8084 Park Ln Ste 145, Dallas, TX 75231
How much: $10


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