Dallas Events this Weekend
Fun Things to do This Weekend
There are some great things to do and fun events happening nearby!
Friday July 23
Summer of Sculpture:ZimSculpt
This is a chance to see more than 100 hand-selected, important modern sculptures artfully displayed throughout the acclaimed Dallas Arboretum. ZimSculpt features exquisite sculptures of several dozen contemporary Zimbabwean artists displayed throughout the garden.
When: through August 8
Where: Dallas Arboretum
Cost: $10 – $15
Saturday July 24
Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden
Walk among free-flying native butterflies and other pollinators in our Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden.
When: through October 3
Where: Heard Museum, McKinney
Cost: Included with admission
Sunday July 18
The exhibition immerses audiences of all ages in interactive scenes inspired by the beloved film. Now, the park that was only a promise comes to life… right before your eyes.
When: through August 8
Where: Grandscape, The Colony
Cost: Adults $29.50, Kids $19.50 (3-15)
Dallas: Saturday 9 am – 5 pm & Sunday 10 am – 5 pm, 920 S. Harwood, Dallas
Plano Farmers/Artisan Market, Saturday 9 am – 2 pm, The Shops at Willow Bend
McKinney: Saturday 8 am – 12 noon, Downtown McKinney Square
Richardson: Saturday 9 am – 1 pm, 101 S. Coit Road, Richardson
Carrollton: Sunday 10 am – 2 pm, 2722 N. Josey Lane, Carrollton
More Fun Weekend Events
Summer Clubhouse – BMX Trick Show
When: July 23, 10 am – 11 am
Where: The Colony Parks & Rec
This celebration of all things retro and fun will feature dealers of retro-inspired, vintage, and antique toys, comic books, video games, VHS tapes, vinyl records, buttons, t-shirts and apparel, board and role playing games, and all kinds of pop culture memorabilia.
When: July 23 – 24
Where: Plano Event Center
Cost: $10 – $40
Dive In Movie Night
When: every Friday in July, 6 pm – 8 pm
Where: Hawaiian Falls, The Colony
Cost: included with admission
When: July 23, 7 pm
Where: Downtown Celina
Movie in the Park
When: July 23, 8 pm – 11 pm
Where: Frisco Commons
Galleria Dallas Hosts Zoo Ambassador Animals as Play Place Reopens
The Dallas Zoo’s Animal Adventures Outreach team will bring a mix of their ambassador animals out for an appearance at the center. The Zoo’s team will bring a mix of animals from around the world to Galleria Dallas for the event. From penguins to porcupines and anteaters to owls, you never know what you’ll see and learn about when the ambassador animals show up. You’ll get an up-close look at the animals and hear unique features and fun facts about each one!
When: July 23, 11 am
Where: Galleria Dallas, by the play place
Sensory Friendly Days
Sensory Friendly Day is an exclusive time at Plano’s pools for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and sensory processing differences to have a fun, interactive learning experience in a comfortable environment. Cost is regular admission, and participants are welcome to stay once the pool opens to the public.
When: July 24, 11 am – 1 pm
Where: Plano Pools
Cost: Regular admission
When: every Friday in July and August, 6 pm – 8 pm
Where: Watters Creek
Free Summer Language Camp
When: July 23, 10.30 am & 11.30 am
Where: Frisco Library
Dive In Movies
Every Friday, enjoy hit family friendly movies pool side at the Frisco Water Park. Movies are included with daily admission or valid memberships.
When: every Friday in July, 8 pm
Where: Frisco Athletic Center
Cost: included with admission
Kids Movie Saturday at Lava Cantina
When: every Saturday, 12 pm
Where: Lava Cantina
North Texas Vehicle Adventure
From 10 AM to 3 PM there will be food trucks for snacking and many trucks and trailers from the community for the whole family to explore.
When: July 24, 10 am – 3 pm
Where: U Haul Plano
Parent’s Night Out – Hang by the Beach
Your kids will enjoy an evening of games, activities, and pizza while parents can enjoy a nice night out!
When: July 24, 5.30 pm – 9 pm
Where: All 4 Frisco Gymnastics, Cheer, Tumble & Ninja
MOTH-ers Night Out
Grab your best friends and enjoy a moth-themed grown-up night out! We are celebrating National Moth Week with a partnership with Dallas Silk Art! Dallas Silk Art will be here at The Dinosaur Company to help each guest custom dye one silk scarf with the beautiful art of water marbling!
When: July 24, 6 pm – 9 pm
Where: The Dinosaur Company, Allen
Discounted Price for Local Entertainment Pogo Pass
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