things to do in dallas fort worth this weekend

It’s definitely festival season and there are plenty for you to choose from, but those can cost a pretty penny. Whether you’re looking for free live music or discount tickets for indoor {ahem, air conditioned} events, we’ve got the best deals around. Free and cheap events in Dallas-Fort Worth this weekend include Beautiful, The Carole King MusicalDisney’s Aladdin On Stage, free yoga, music festivals, a kids night out, and much more.

Read more below for our guide to free and cheap things to do in Dallas-Fort Worth this weekend:

 

TOP PICK

Aladdin Tickets DFW

Disney’s Aladdin On Stage
What: 
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+

 

EVERYDAY FUN

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!

 

FRIDAY

Beautiful, The Carole King Musical
What: 
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 21, 8 pm
Where: 2403 Flora St, Dallas TX 75201
How much: $26.50- $46.50

Kimbell Social Club
What:
Kimbell Art Museum has an awesome Friday Night Special. Come for the social on the patio and get half-price admission to the Monet Exhibit. Monet: The Late Years is regularly $18 per person but from 5- 8 pm, you can get admission for just $9. There will be a cash bar at the Pavilion Cafe with $3 craft beer. The social includes $5 apps, live music {from 5- 7 pm}, and free admission.
When: June 21, 5- 7 pm
Where: 3333 Camp Bowie Blvd, Fort Worth TX 76107
How much: Free Admission

Summer Dance Concert 2019
What: 
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

 

SATURDAY

Fort Worth Classics 1st Car Show
What: The very first classic car show at Fort Worth Classics is looking to be an annual event. Admission is free!
When: June 22, 12 noon- 5 pm
Where:5400 Sandshell Dr Suite 100, Fort Worth TX 76137
How much: Free

Jon Christopher Davis Band
What:
Special guest Magen Miller will also be on site at The Sound Stage & Amphitheatre. This show is free and open to the public, just bring cash for your food and drinks.
When: June 22, 8 pm
Where: 3801 Olympus Blvd, Dallas TX 75019
How much: Free

Fort Worth Summer Music Festival
What:
Thyra Ranch is hosting a summer music festival with local artists, vendor booths, food trucks, live art, a raffle, and more. The event is family-friendly so you can bring the kids! Admission ranges from $10- $15 per person.
When: June 22, 10 am-  9 pm
Where: 5001 Wilbarger, Fort Worth TX 76133
How much: $10- $15

 

SUNDAY

Kids Night Out
What: 
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

Free Yoga Sculpt Community Class
What: 
Yoga teachers are getting their certifications and YOU are invited to get in some free mat time while they’re at it!
When: June 23, 1:30 pm
Where: 5319 E Mockingbird Ln, Suite 205, Dallas TX 75206
How much: Free

Sunday Night Songwriters: Miranda Kennedy
What:
Head to Armoury D.E. for free live music and you’re invited! There is no cover, just pay for your food and drinks. Their full menu is available until 1:45 am. The event is 21+ only.
When: June 23, 3- 7 pm
Where:2714 Elm Street, Dallas TX 75226
How much: Free

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