There are always plenty of things for kids to do in Dallas, especially on the weekends. So if you’re wondering “What are the fun things to do in Dallas with kids this weekend?” you don’t need to look any further.
There are so many fun things to do with kids in Dallas this weekend of October 28 to October 30, 2022!
Things to Do in Dallas With Kids This Weekend – October 28, 2022
What: The Ennis Autumn Daze is back for its 20th year and it’s better than ever! The Fall Festival will take over the shopping and entertainment district of historic downtown Ennis and will be filled with all things fun and good about fall. Take the family out, have a date, or simply have some fun with friends here.
When: October 28 – 30, 2022 | 4 pm
Where: Ennis Railroad and Cultural Heritage Museum, 105 NE Main St, Ennis, TX 75119
How much: $5 – $10
What: Take the kids out for their very own party at the Dottie Lynn Recreation Center! The Halloween Tot Party will be filled with games and goodies. The kids will also be able to show off their amazing costumes. Tots need to be escorted through activities by parents or guardians.
When: October 28, 2022 | 10 am
Where: Dottie Lynn Recreation Center, 3200 Norwood Ln, Arlington, TX 76013
How much: $5
What: Hansel and Gretel is one of the best Halloween tales for kids. If your kids love the story or aren’t familiar with it yet, you’re in luck because The Dallas Opera will be presenting the famous classic this October 28 up to November 5. Watch the siblings get into trouble as they search for food with a wicked witch and a very delicious house.
When: October 28, 2022 | 2 pm
Where: Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House, 2403 Flora St, Dallas, TX 75201
How much: $25
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Things to Do in Dallas With Kids This Weekend – Saturday, October 29, 2022
What: Nothing makes a run so much more fun than costumes and fall/ Halloween themes spread all throughout. The race will be chip timed and will start and end in front of TUPs Brewery. Participants will receive a Monster Dash event t-shirt, a custom Monster Dash bib, and a spooktacular finishers medal. Aside from that, you can enjoy a costume contest, music, local vendors, a Spooktacular photo booth, lots of cold TUPPS beer, and food from a variety of vendors serving all fall favorites.
When: October 29, 2022 | 9 am
Where: TUPPS Brewery, 721 Anderson St, McKinney, TX 75069
How much: $30
What: Flying cars, mean fighting trees, and monsters – experience them all in Harry’s second year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry in a whole new way with Dallas Symphony Orchestra’s concert. You and the kids will get to watch the film on a giant screen. What makes this screening special is that the DSO will be performing John Williams’ unforgettable score for the film live. Relive every single magical moment of the film as the music brings it to life.
When: October 29, 2022 | 7:30 pm
Where: Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center, 2301 Flora St, Dallas, TX 75201
How much: Starts at $79
What: Celebrate Halloween at the Lyric Stage with the cult classic “The Rocky Horror Show” this Wednesday! The rock concert-style show is an amazing tribute to B horror movies of the 30s up until the 60s in addition to the science fiction genre in general. The show tells the story of a newly engaged couple Brad and Janet who get caught by a storm and are forced to seek shelter at the creepy mansion of the mad scientist, Dr. Frank-N-Furter. There, they meet wild characters simply out of the imagination including a rocking biker, a creepy butler, and a Frankenstein-style muscle man named Rocky.
When: October 29 – 30, 2022 | 7:30 pm
Where: Majestic Theater, 1925 Elm St, Dallas, TX 75201
How much: Starts at $18
What: The 4th Annual Trick-or-Treat on Downtown Streets is here! Downtown Dallas, Inc. will be providing you and the kids with a map of all participating Downtown businesses. And each business will be creating a fun Halloween station to greet you and hand out tricks or treats.
When: October 29, 2022 | 4 pm
Where: Main Street Garden Park, 1902 Main St, Dallas, TX 75201
How much: Free
What: Get ready to dress up the kids and the pets because Howl-O-Ween is here! Your furry pets will be able to compete in a costume contest with categories that include Spookiest Costume, Best Two-Legged and Four-Legged Duo, Funniest Costume, Most Creative Costume, and Best in Show. Additionally, the event will feature dog-focused small businesses that will also give out samples and the like.
When: October 29, 2022 | 11 am
Where: MUTTS Canine Cantina, 2889 Cityplace W Blvd, Dallas, TX 75204
How much: Free
Things to Do in Dallas With Kids This Weekend – Sunday, October 30, 2022
What: Join the Dallas Firefighters as they celebrate three major milestones this year including Dallas Firefighter’s Museum 50 years, Dallas EMS’ 50 years, and Dallas Firefighter’s 150 years. The festival will include craft beer from Community Beer, competitions, live music, vendors, and a kid’s area. Proceeds from the event will go to the Dallas Firefighter’s Museum’s capital improvements.
When: October 30, 2022 | 11 am
Where: Community Beer Co., 3110 Commonwealth Dr, Dallas, TX 75247
How much: $25 – $199
What: The tale doesn’t end with Dr. Frankenstein because his line lives on and they’re as eager to be as famous as their mad scientist ancestor. This musical features young Frederick Frankenstein, the grandson of the infamous mad scientist who also tries to bring a monster to life. But as expected, issues arise and hilarity ensues. Kids will surely love this tale and have a monstrously good time.
When: October 30, 2022 | 2:30 pm
Where: Theatre Three, 2688 Laclede St, Dallas, TX 75201
How much: $40
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