things to do in DFW this week

When you’re looking to make plans for the week without breaking the bank, turn to us. We’ve got you covered every week with the most up to date info on the best free and cheap things to do in DFW this week.

Free and cheap events in DFW this week include Monty Python’s Spamalot, Logic: The Confessions of a Dangers Mind Tour, Taj Express: The Bollywood Musical Revue, free workouts, street festivals, children’s activities, and much more.

Check out this week’s guide to Free and Cheap Things to Do in DFW:



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

Public Paintball Play at Cousins Paintball Dallas

This experience is great for total beginners or occasional players. Your admission includes the paintball gun rental, a full goggle and helmet system, and a safety orientation. This special runs on select weekends for just $5 – $10 per person!

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!



Chocolate Secrets Open Mic
What: This club is offering a free open mic night for comics, musicians, poets, and more. Bring your A-Game or just come for the show!
When: October 14, 6:30 pm
Where: 3926 Oak Lawn Ave, Dallas TX 75219
How much: No Cover

Sand Painting at Northwest Library
What: The Northwest Branch Library is hosting class in observance of the Native American Heritage Month. This free class  is for kids and adults of all ages. You’ll learn this ancient technique and even get to try your hand!
When: October 14, 6 pm
Where: 6228 Crystal Lake Dr, Fort Worth TX 76179
How much: Free



GRIT Fitness
What: Grit Fitness offers a free HIIT class at KWP. Bring your own hand towel and a bottle of water.
When: October 15, 6:30 – 7:30 pm
Where: 2012 Woodall Rodgers Fwy, Dallas TX 75021
How much: Free

Oak Cliff Flamenco Festival 
What: This annual festival in Oak Cliff celebrates the much celebrated form of dance, Flamenco! There will be a pay-what-you-can dance class on Tuesday for children and adults. The event is going down at Klyde Warren Park. The suggested donation is $5 per person.
When: October 15, 7 pm
Where: 2012 Woodall Rodgers Fwy, Dallas TX 75021
How much: $5



$5 Unlimited Cups
What: Yogurtland at Montgomery Plaza is offering a frozen yogurt special! For just $5 per cup, fill it up with all of the ice cream and toppings you desire. Don’t forget the hot fudge!
When: October 16, 11 am – 10:30 pm
Where: 2600 W. 7th St, Ste 130, Fort Worth TX 76107
How much: $5

No Bullying with Dorothy Tyler
What: Dorothy Tyler from the Fort Worth Police Department will be hosting this free anti-bullying program at the North West Library. There is no registration fee, it’s free and open to the public.
When: October 16, 3 -4 pm
Where: 6228 Crystal Lake Dr, Fort Worth TX 76179
How much: Free



Monty Python’s Spamalot
What: This is the satirical story of King Arthur of Briton who arose from chaos to unite a counry. Admission to this hilarious musical is $27 per person and multiple shows are already sold out! Not only do we have tickets but we found them at a discount. For a limited time, get in the door for just $13.50 per person!
When: October 17, 7:30 pm
Where: 1210 E Main St, Allen TX 75002
How much: $13.50

Baby Bootcamp at KWP
What: This class is for all caretakers- moms, dads, pregnant women, parents with babies, and stroller-aged kids. Bring your own stroller, play mat, hand towels, bottled water, and strollers.
When: October 17, 12 noon
Where: 2012 Woodall Rodgers Fwy, Dallas TX 75021
How much: Free



Logic: The Confessions of a Dangers Mind Tour
What: The platinum selling, Grammy nominated artist Logic is on tour and stopping here in Dallas! Tickets range from $53 – $102 but we’re slashing prices. For a limited time, get in the door to this high energy show for just $25 – $55 per person.
When: October 18, 7:30 pm
Where: 300 W Colinas Blvd, Irving TX 75039
How much: $25 – $55

Taj Express: The Bollywood Musical Revue
What: Broadway meets Bollywood for one night only! This unforgettable show marries Bollywood dance and customs with Hollywood flare. Admission will cost you $41.50- unless you read DFW On The Cheap! For a limited time, we have tickets for just $20.75 per person.
When: October 18, 7:30 pm
Where: 3333 N MacArthur Blvd, Irving TX 75062
How much: $20.75



Dallas Children’s Theater Activities
What: The Dallas Children’s Theater actors and actresses will be on site at KWP this weekend for a free class exploring theater and storytelling. This class is free for kids and their caregivers.
When: October 19, 10:30 am
Where: 2012 Woodall Rodgers Fwy, Dallas TX 75021
How much: Free

What: This free festival in Fort Worth includes hundreds of works by local artists, live music, and performance art. Admission is free!
When: October 19, 12 noon – 10 pm
Where: W Magnolia Ave, Fort Worth TX 76104
How much: Free



Swang Lin at Kimbell Art Museum
What: To celebrate the opening of their newest exhibition, the Kimbell Art Museum is hosting a free performance by Swang Lin and Megan Li.
When: October 20, 2 -3 pm
Where: 3333 Camp Bowie Blvd, Fort Worth TX 76107
How much: Free

Heyday Street Fair at Galleria Dallas
What: This free street festival features live music, performance artists, a pumpkin patch with carving stations, local vendors, food and drink samples, and more.
When: October 20, 1 – 6 pm
Where: 13350 Dallas Pkwy, Dallas, TX 75240
How much: Free


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