things to do in dallas fort worth this weekend

The weekend is almost here! Don’t let high ticket prices turn you into a homebody! Dallas-Fort Worth has plenty of things to do without making you broke. Free and Cheap events in Dallas-Fort Worth this weekend include Circo Hermanos VasquezDFW’s Ultimate Women’s Expo, a Kids Obstacle Course, farmers markets, and a whole lot more.

Read more below for our list of free and cheap activities in Dallas-Fort Worth this weekend:

 

EVERYDAY FUN

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

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 $13 plus taxes and fees! That’s almost half- off!

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!

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!

SeaQuest Interactive Aquarium

This is Edutainment! Journey through realistically curated exhibits showcasing sealife from all over the world. Explore marine animals from the Amazon, the California Coast, the caves of New Zealand, the Mayan Jungle, the Egyptian Desert, and more. Single day tickets are $12.95 for seniors, $14.95 for adults and kids over 12, and $9.95 for kids aged 2- 11. Right now, get general admission for two people for just $25 { 17% off!} OR a Family- Four Pack with five (5) Activity Tokens for just $36. That’s a savings of 50%!

 

FRIDAY

Movies at the Park: Spiderman Into the Spider Verse
What: Head to the Shops at Park Lane for a free, outdoor movie screening! The movie Spider Man: Into the Spider Verse will begin playing promptly when the sun goes down. Get there early for best seating and to grab dinner from a nearby restaurant! Bring your own blankets and lawn chairs but leave the picnic baskets at home! RSVP to let them know you’re coming!
When: May 17, 8 pm
Where: 8080 Park Lane, Dallas TX 75231
How much: Free

Circo Hermanos Vasquez
What: This is a turbo-charged version of a circus. Let Hermanos Vasquez entertain you with dancers, acrobats, feats of strength, clowns, and more. Tickets are $15- $60 but we’re bringing them to you for FREE!
When: May 13, 7:30 pm
Where: 13331 Preston Rd, Dallas TX 75240
How much: COMPLIMENTARY

Slackline Late Night Climb
What: Choose a half-price day pass and you can get an evening of climbing for just $10 at Summit Climbing.
When: May 17, 9 pm
Where: 2828 W Lancaster Ave, Fort Worth TX 76107
How much: Free

 

SATURDAY

DFW’s Ultimate Women’s Expo
What: This two-day expo features celebrity speakers like Wendy Williams, Keke Palmer, and Jane Fonda. There will also be 500 shopping booths, mini spa treatments, free samples, DIY workshops, food and drink tastings, finance seminars, and much more. Admission is $10 per person but we’re getting you in totally free!
When: May 18, 10 am- 5 pm
Where: 500 West Colinas Blvd, Irving TX 75039
How much: COMPLIMENTARY

Kids Obstacle Challenge
What: Bring your kids to have fun in the mud! Kids aged 5- 16 years old will be climbing rock walls, doing army-crawls through mud, flying on a rope swing, and more. The event is held at Village Creek MX Park and kids even get a chance to bring home a medal and a goodie bag! Tickets are $52 per person but we’re bringing them to you for just $39 each! The races go in several waves and times vary.
When: May 18, times vary
Where: 4840 Shelby Rd, Fort Worth TX 76140
How much: $39

Big Jake at KWP
What: Klyde Warren Park is hosting another free movie night! This week, catch a screening of Big Jake. Be sure to bring your picnic blankets and bug spray, the event is held outdoors.
When: May 18, 8:30 pm
Where: 2012 Woodall Rodgers Fwy, Dallas TX 75201
How much: Free

 

SUNDAY

Malcolm X Day at the Dock
What: The Dock Bookshop & Dock Community is hosting a free celebration in honor of Malcolm X. Listen to African drumming, watch live performers,  listen to a guest speaker, and more. Entrance is free!
When: May 19, 3- 5  pm
Where:  6637 Meadowbrook Dr, Fort Worth TX 76112
How much: Free

Sunday Funday at Cowtown Brewing Co.
What: Bring the family, bring the dogs, and enjoy live music on the deck! Mitchell Ferguson will be performing live and there is no cover, just pay for your drinks!
When: May 19, 3- 6 pm
Where: 1301 E Belknap St, Fort Worth, TX 76102
How much: Free

Lola’s Local Farmers Market
What: Bring your reusable bags and get ready to stock up on all of your necessities. There will be locally grown produce, plants and flowers, coffee, live music, food trucks, and much more. The event is free, open to the public and pet and family friendly. Free yoga begins at 10, the market opens at 11.
When: May 19, 10 am- 4 pm
Where: 2735 W 5th St, Fort Worth TX 76107
How much: Free

What other free and cheap activities in DFW are you headed to this weekend? Let us know where to go in the comments: