things to do in DFW this week

Summer is in full swing which means your utility bills are rising. Don’t let the dog days of summer keep you from exploring all of the awesome things this city has to offer. Free and cheap events in Dallas-Fort Worth this week include Beautiful, The Carole King Musical, Disney’s Aladdin On Stage, free workouts, story hours, free festivals, and much more.

Read more below for our guide to free and cheap activities in Dallas- Fort Worth this week:



Aladdin Tickets DFW

Disney’s Aladdin On Stage
The favorite childhood musical has been adapted to the stage for this North American tour and it’s getting rave reviews. See what the fuss is about- there are shows going on now through June 23 but some shows will sell out fast! Admission can run all the way up to $130 but we have some tickets for as low as $25!
When: June 18, 7:30 pm
Where: 909 1st Ave, Dallas TX 75210
How much: $25+



Here are a few cheap things to do in Dallas any day of the week!

Grapevine Aquarium

Listen to talks by staff, attend a feeding time, see the sea turtle rescue center, and a whole host of exhibits based on where marine animals live. General admission to the SEALIFE Aquarium is $20.95 for adults and $16.95 for kids but you can get ANY TIME ADMISSION now for just $15.99. Not only can you save some cash but you can choose what day and time to visit without being locked into a one-day sale!

Frontiers of Flight Museum

Take the whole family to explore the pilots who have gone the highest, the farthest, and the fastest in aviation. The Creative Mind Exhibit explores the contributions of African Americans to all branches of science and flight, including astronauts! Celebrating 30 years of stewardship, the Frontiers of Flight Museum is giving you admission for two for just $12- that’s almost half- off!

Regal Cinema Movie Tickets for 25% Off

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

Texas Discovery Gardens

If you love butterflies, you’ll love Texas Discovery Gardens. Enjoy the serene gardens, watch the butterflies hang in mid-air, and take part in their host of daily activities. Admission to the park is regularly $10 per person but now you can get admission for two at just $15! That’s 25% off!



Yoga on the Bridge
The Ronald Kirk Pedestrian Bridge has awesome, free workouts every day of the week. Mondays is for yoga. Bring your own yoga mat, a towel, and plenty of water.
When: June 17, 6- 7 pm
Where: 109 Continental Ave, Dallas TX 75207
How much: Free

Shakespeare In The Bar
The Wild Detectives are hosting another night of Shakespeare. Get your culture on with Twelfth Night while enjoying their delicious drink selections. Admission is just $10 when you pay online.
When: June 17, 8 pm
Where: 314 W 8th St, Dallas TX 75208
How much: $10

The Art of Margarita-Making
This Master-class is being held at Meso Maya and will teach you how to make your own special margarita. The class is free for a limited number of tickets.
When: June 17, 6:30 pm
Where: 3050 S. Hulen St, Ste A, Fort Worth TX 76109
How much: Free



Beautiful, The Carole King Musical
Learn all about Carole King’s rise to music stardom and all the trials and tribulations along the way. This musical hit is going down at Winspear Opera House and shows happening through June 23. Tickets can be as much as $46.50 per person but we have them now for as low as $26.50.
When: June 18, 7:30 pm
Where: 2403 Flora St, Dallas TX 75201
How much: $26.50- $46.50

FitXBrit & Core Fitness
Klyde Warren Park has a new fitness series going on and you definitely want to try it out. The summer bootcamp focuses on mobility and flexibility, cardio conditioning, and strength training. Bring your own towel and a bottle of water- the class is free and open to all.
When: June 18, 6- 7 pm
Where: 2012 Woodall Rodgers Fwy, Dallas TX 75021
How much: Free

$5 Movie Tuesdays
Movie Tavern is offering $5 movies on Tuesday all summer long! You can also get a free small popcorn while supplies last.
When: June 18, 10 am- 11 pm
Where: 2872 Crockett St, Fort Worth TX 76107
How much: $5



Lunch Time Music
Head to KWP with your picnics or lunches to go and enjoy live music. Afterward, stop by for a Skyline tour or to play at the Imagination Playground.
When: June 19, 12 noon- 3 pm
Where: 2012 Woodall Rodgers Fwy, Dallas TX 75021
How much: Free

Storytime at BRIT
The Botanical Research Institute of Texas is hosting a free story time for kids up to age 8. The story time will be held on the lawn so bring your blankets and bug spray!
When: June 19, 10 am- 12 noon
Where: 1700 University Dr, Fort Worth TX 76107
How much: Free

Hop Aboard with Model Trains
Stop by the Preston Royal Branch Library for a model train display that will amaze the kiddos. The models will be on display from 10:30 am- 6:30 pm with a special story time at 3:30 pm.
When: June 19, 10:30 am- 6:30 pm
Where: 5626 Royal Lane, Dallas TX 75229
How much: Free



Movies in the Plaza
Sundance Square is hosting two more outdoor movie nights! This Thursday, enjoy a free screening of Mary Poppins Returns. You are free to bring blankets and lawn chairs but leave the coolers at home. The movie will start at sundown, approximately 8:30 pm so get there early for best seating.
When: June 20, 8:30 pm
Where: 201 Main St, #700, Fort Worth TX 76102
How much: Free

Shakespeare Dallas: As You Like It
Hosted by the Samuell-Grand Ampitheatre and Shakespeare Dallas, As You Like It will be put on and tickets are just $10- $15! The show is outdoors so bring your picnic blankets, lawn chairs, and bug spray.
When: June 20, 7 pm
Where: 1500 Tension Pkwy, Dallas TX 75223
How much: Free

Plugged In! Gaming
The Diamond Hill Branch Library is hosting a free PS4 gaming hour. No registration is necessary and it’s free and open to the public.
When: June 20, 1- 5:30 pm
Where: 1300 NE 35th St, Fort Worth TX 76106
How much: Free



Friday Night Block Party
Head to Dallas Farmers Market for awesome Happy Hour specials and live music. Happy Hour from 3- 6 pm means you can get Gulf Coast oysters for just $1 each, East Coast oysters for $2 each, plus drink specials. The live music runs from 6- 9 pm.
When: June 21, – 9 pm
Where: 920 Harwood St, Dallas TX 75201
How much: Free Admission

Family Crochet Class
Who says crocheting is just for grannies? Not us! The Bachman Lake Branch Library is hosting a free class for all ages to learn how to crochet!
When: June 21, 6:30- 7:30 pm
Where: 9480 Webb Chapel Rd, Dallas TX 75220
How much: Free

Summer Dance Concert 2019
The Shops at Clearfork are hosting yet another Summer Dance Concert featuring professional ballet and family-friendly activities. The concert is free of charge but if you want to reserve a table, you’ll have to RSVP.
When: June 21, 7:30 pm
Where: 5188 Monahans Ave, Fort Worth, TX 76109
How much: Free



Summer Movie Series at KWP
Bring your picnic blankets and lawn chairs and settle in for a free, outdoor screening of The Sandlot.
When: June 22, 8:30- 10:30 pm
Where: 2012 Woodall Rodgers Fwy, Dallas TX 75021
How much: Free

imPULSE Dance Project
What: If you love dancing and music, this is the show for you. The performances in this show are designed to make you think differently and tell a story of popular music. The event is held at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center and admission is free!
When: June 22, 7:30 pm
Where: 1300 Gendy St, Fort Worth TX 76107
How much: Free

Summer Vendors Market
Head to the Redeemer Lutheran Shcool for a free shopping experience with raffles, prizes, cash prizes, and more. The event is free to attend but if you want free raffle tickets, you must RSVP.
When: June 22, 1 pm
Where: 4513 Williams Rd, Benbrook TX 76116
How much: Free



Kids Night Out
This free community event provides three hours of entertainment for the kiddos. There will be laser tag, games, free pizza, ice cream and more. To register, text ”POWERUPKIDS” to 682-352-0900.
When: June 23, 4- 7 pm
Where: 9900 N. Beach St, Fort Worth TX 76244
How much: Free

Yoga at KWP
Klyde Warren Park is hosting a free, one-hour yoga class for all. Just bring your own yoga mat, a towel, and plenty of water. Bug spray is a must!
When: June 23, 10 am
Where: 2012 Woodall Rodgers Fwy, Dallas TX 75201
How much: Free

Out of This World Animals
Central Library is hosting a free event for kids where they will learn about unusual talents of animals.
When: June 23, 3- 3:45 pm
Where: 500 W 3rd St, Fort Worth TX 76102
How much: Free

Do you know of other free and cheap things to do in Dallas- Fort Worth this week? Tell us where you’re headed in the comments below: