Let’s keep our active lives active with a variety of events- from activities you can do from home, or nights on the town, we know all of the best ways to have fun on the cheap. Keep your social calendar active without breaking the budget.

Free and cheap activities in DFW this weekend include Honest Paws Pampers Your Pamper Pet, Keep Cool with this Crisp, Organic wine: Besa mi vino, Let ABCMouse Give You the Best Summer Yet, live-streamed music, a free, socially-distanced fireworks show, farmers markets, bike rides through the city, and much more.

Here is your weekend guide to Free and Cheap Activities in Dallas-Fort Worth:

 

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Honest Paws All-Natural Treats Pamper Your Pamper Pet

Stop going to the store for every, little pet need. Your pets deserve the absolute best and that means no waiting! Check out this online store dedicated to the absolute best health for your pet- improved joint health, help with nervousness, and end to itchy skin. Get all-natural treats packed with nutrients for dogs and cats. Plus, for a limited time, you can get 15% off your purchase when you use code HONEST15 at checkout!

 

EVERY DAY FUN

Here are a few ways you can have fun on the cheap every weekend!

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Keep Cool with this Crisp, Organic wine: Besa mi vino

How do you keep your wine cold? This innovative wine brand is keeping it crisp and cool with perfectly packaged wine! Enjoy convenient 6, 12, or 24- packs with all-natural, organic ingredients. Besa has no animal byproducts- because wine shouldn’t! Organic grapes, sustainable packaging, what more do you want? Throw this amazing brand in the fridge or cooler and prepare for a crisp, relaxing evening.

Try Just Right White or All Day Rosè with free shipping when you join with 15% off of all orders! Use code ‘LOVEYOU’ at checkout!

Let ABCMouse Give You the Best Summer Yet

It may be summer but that doesn’t mean learning has to stop! Keep it fun AND entertaining without giving up all of your time. ABC Mouse has something fun and exciting every day for every grade! Choose from dozens of lessons from K – 23 with this app=based learning program. Log in through your computer, smartphone, or tablet, and try now for free for 30 days!

 

FRIDAY

Sugar & Boo First Fridays
What: First Fridays is the absolute best way to experience boutique shopping. Take advantage of 20% off of any single item, plus a Sip & Shop with wine samples!
When: Friday, July 3, 5 – 7:30 pm
Where: 5270 Monahans Avenue, Fort Worth, TX 76109
How Much: No Cover

Pancake Pop-Up at The Dusty Biscuit
What: Dusty Biscuit Beignets is hosting this free pop-up on Main Street in Fort Worth so you can get all your famous goodness on the go. These buttermilk cornbread pancakes are Fort Worth famous so be sure to buy a ticket. Just $12 gets you get three amazing pancakes with honey butter, Bayou Boil Tots, your choice of meat, and a drink!
When: Friday, July 3, 6 – 7 pm
Where: 105 S Main St, Fort Worth, TX 76104
How Much: Free

Lakeside Live Music Series: Corey Breedlove
What: Corey Breedlove will be on stage at the Sound! Head out to the Sound at Cypress Waters for a day outdoors, lakeside. They have great food and drinks to go and plenty of room for social distancing! Admission is free, just pay for your food and drinks.
When: Friday, July 3, 7 pm
Where: 3111 Olympus Boulevard, Dallas, Texas 75019
How Much: No Cover

Disco Livestream with Blake Ward
What: Blake Ward is your favorite local musician, making his tour schedule low-key and from-home so that you can enjoy professional live music without leaving home! Tune in via Twitch for a free, donation-based, at-home concert from your couch. You’ll be on your feet, letting loose, in no time, so be sure to leave a tip!
When: Friday, July 3, 8 – 11 pm
Where: Twitch.Com
How Much: Free {Tips Appreciated!}

 

SATURDAY

4th of July Fireworks Shows & Events
What: 4th of July celebrations will be a bit different this year, but there’s still plenty of fun to be had all across the DFW area. Check out our guide to the best fireworks shows and other Independence Day celebrations.
When: Saturday, July 4
Where: Multiple locations
How Much: Varies

Deep Ellum Outdoor Market
What: Enjoy a free, outdoor market courtesy of this local, Deep Ellum cooperative. Enjoy a special edition of this weekly market with a live DJ, outdoor food trucks, shopping with major discounts, and a pet-and-family-friendly atmosphere! Bring your pets on a leash but be sure to RSVP on Eventbrite for coupons!
When: Saturday, July 4, 12 noon – 6 pm
Where: 100-199 N Crowdus St, Dallas, TX 75226
How Much: Free Entry

Fort Worth’s Fourth 
What: Panther Island Pavilion is still hosting this year’s fireworks show, they just aren’t hosting anyone in person. Watch online or from a good vantage point in the city. We’ll give you the address so you know if you have a good view or not. Otherwise, tune in online.
When: Saturday, July 4, 9 pm
Where: 395 Purcey St, Fort Worth, Texas 76102
How Much: Free

Saturday DFM 
What: The Dallas Farmers Market is hosted this weekend by Lonestar Specialty Foods. Enjoy fresh produce, raw honey, and more at The Shed. Entry is free, just wear a mask and bring your reuseable shopping bags.
When: Saturday, July 4, 9 am – 5 pm
Where: 920 S. Harwood, Dallas, Texas 75201
How Much: Free Entry

Piano 1A with Chris Smits
What: This local, private music instructor is teaching piano lessons for as low as $5! Make reservations to attend this piano class online, with an innovative format! Enjoy real-time classes with screen sharing so you can see what is being played, a PDF of what is being taught, warm-ups, the option to ask questions, weekly homework, and excellent tutelage! This one-hour class is the first in a series of classes but available every week. Find Chris Smits- Music Lessons online for a single or private lesson purchase!
When: Saturday, July 4, 2 – 3 pm
Where: Online
How Much: $5 – $30

 

SUNDAY

Flea Market & Car Show 
What: Dj Antiques & Collectibles is hosting this free flea market and car show- face masks are required for everyone over the age of 2! There will be dozens of vendors plus cool and classic cars! Admission is totally free, just bring cash and card to support your local vendors.
When: Sunday, July 5, 9 am – 5 pm
Where: 4443 River Oaks Blvd, Fort Worth Texas.
How Much: Free Entry

Virtual Wild Westie 2020
What: Wild Wild Westie is hosting this free, virtual event for the first time ever! Enjoy West Coast Swing dancing with multiple competitions! You can tune in for free if you just want to watch, or contact them for information on how to participate.
When: Sunday, July 5, 2:30 – 11 pm
Where: DanceConvention.Net
How Much: Free

ChulaHoop Play 
What:  ChulaHoops USA hosts this weekly class for fun and fitness! Learn how to hoola-hoop with the very best type on the market. Your first class is $25 with a loaner ChulaHoop and you’ll need to RSVP for location details.
When: Sunday, July 5, 4 pm
Where: Dallas, Texas
How Much: $25

Sunday Night Riders 
What: This local group of evening bike riders may be suspended but that doesn’t mean you can’t still ride! Enjoy this 8 – 12 mile pub crawl, socially-distanced style! You’ll have to explore your own route around Fort Worth, or you can head to Hop Fusion Aleworks. See if anyone is meeting up for a ride- the Brewery is only open for to-go orders.
When: Sunday, July 5, 7 pm
Where: 200 E. Broadway, Fort Worth, TX 76104
How Much: Free

Are you ready for the weekend? Let us know if we can do better-  leave a comment below! You can tell us of more events by commenting here: