things to do in dallas fort worth this weekend

Ready for the weekend? Not if you don’t have any plans! Let us help you make that easier- and cheaper- with our weekend round up! There are always plenty of things to do in Dallas- Fort Worth without worrying about your wallet. Free and Cheap events in Dallas- Fort Worth this weekend include the MineFaire Minecraft Experience, the Dallas Symphony Orchestra in concert, a Slider Food Festival, free workouts, balloon animals, art festivals, and more.

Read more below for our roundup of the best Free and Cheap things to do in DFW this weekend:

 

TOP PICK

Minecraft Minefaire

MineFaire: The Ultimate Minecraft Experience
What: The Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas is hosting an amazing experience for Minecraft lovers. Meet your favorite Youtubers, catch a live show, sharpen your skills at a craft center, solve a Minecraft Escape Room, and much more. The event is happening Saturday and Sunday this weekend. Tickets regularly start at $49.99 but you can get them now starting at $34.99! That’s $15 off!
When: March 23 & 24, 10 am- 5 pm
Where: 650 S Griffin St, Dallas TX 75202
How much: $34.99- $89.99

 

EVERYDAY FUN

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

Regal Cinema Movie Tickets for 25% Off

Catch a movie this week on the cheap with this special offer for over 25% off e-tickets to any Regal Cinema or United Artists Theatres. You can use the e-tickets 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 fasts in aviation. The Creative Mind Exhibit on display now discovers the contributions of African Americans to all branches of science, 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

This interactive aquarium in Grapevine offers talks, feeding times, a sea turtle rescue center, and a 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 any day or time to visit the Aquarium, rather than being locked into one date. What a steal!

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

Til Midnight at Nasher
What: The Nasher Sculpture Center is open late on Fridays. The Black Lillies and Broken Baby will be performing live, on stage. There will also be lawn games like giant Jenga and a movie screening of The Incredibles. Everything is free and open to the public.
When: March 22, 6 pm
Where: 2001 Flora St, Dallas TX 75201
How much: Free

Family Mystery Night at DMA
What: Friday night, bring the whole fam bam to the Dallas Museum of Art and uncover the Case of the Baked Goods Bandit. Every Junior Detective will be given their own eyeglass, a chance to interview the suspects, and a chance to win prizes. The event is for kids 5- 14. Siblings 4 and under are free; everyone else must purchase a ticket for $20 each.
When: March 22, 7- 8:30 pm
Where: 1717 N. Harwood, Dallas TX 75201
How much: $20

Movies in the Park: GREASE 
What: Bring your blankets and lawn chairs for a free screening of the classic musical Grease. The screening is free and open to the public, just head down to the Ginsburg Family Great Lawn at Klyde Warren Park.
When: March 22, 8 pm
Where: 2012 Woodall Rodgers Fwy, Dallas TX 75201
How much: Free

 

SATURDAY

between the buns fest

Slider Fest: Between the Buns
What: This Foodie Fest is celebrating the art of the slider. There will be more than 25 types of sandwiches available for your tasting as well as music, games, and a cash bar. Tickets to the event at the Dallas Farmers Market are regularly $45 but you can get them now for just $20- $25!
When: March 23, 4- 7 pm
Where: 1010 S Pearl Expressway, Dallas TX 75201
How much: $20- $25

Dallas Chamber Symphony: Appalachian Spring
What: The Moody Performance Hall is hosting the Dallas Chamber Symphony for one night this weekend. The symphony will be playing Copeland’s Pullitzer- Prize winning ballet, Appalachian Spring. They will also be playing a reprise of Bumping Into Broadway and Up in the Air. Tickets are $54 but we’re bringing them to you on the cheap- get them for just $27!
When: March 23, 8 pm
Where: 2520 Flora St, Dallas TX 75201
How much: $27

Body Mountain Bootcamp
What: Klyde Warren Park hosts a free weekly bootcamp to help your booty get in shape. This class is fast- paced and works out your whole body in just 45 minutes!
When: March 23, 9- 10 am
Where: 2012 Woodall Rodgers Fwy, Dallas TX 75201
How much: Free

 

SUNDAY

Goat Yoga at Novel Bishop Arts
What: Yoga with Goats? You heard that right! Get your meditation and posing on while surrounded by happy, jumping goats. They won’t hurt you, they might just Zen out with you! Goat yoga is usually $30- $60 per session but Novel Bishop Arts apartment community is hosting the event for FREE at their open house this weekend. RSVP to reserve a spot, they will fill up fast.
When: March 24, 10 am- 12 noon
Where: 111 West Davis St, Dallas TX 75208
How much: Free

Balloon Animals in the Park
What: Klyde Warren Park really wants to be your favorite park! Texas Kids Parties will be hosting this free event best suited for toddlers and preschoolers. Watch live balloon artists making animals, swords, and other wonders. If you stick around for half an hour longer, you can catch a free, live DJ doing sets in the park.
When: March 24, 1- 2:30 pm
Where: 2012 Woodall Rodgers Fwy, Dallas TX 75201
How much: Free

Student Festival at Nasher
What: The Nasher Sculpture Center is hosting a FREE festival featuring live music and interactive projects inspired by Isa Genzken. You must register in advance for a free ticket, otherwise you won’t be granted admission. There will be a live DJ on site as well as art making stations.
When: March 24, 1- 4 pm
Where:2001 Flora St, Dallas Texas 75201
How much: Free

What free and cheap things to do in DFW this weekend are you most excited to try? Leave us a comment!