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Things to do in January

Winter Camps

Looking for things to do in January

It’s a new year! Enjoy this weather and let us help you find events to get the family to.

We have lots of ideas for things to do inside and outside around Dallas, Plano, Frisco, McKinney, Allen and surrounding cities in the Dallas Fort Worth Metroplex.

For Events Happening Each Weekend, we have a Round Up for you!

Events are subject to change, be sure to check events are as scheduled before heading out. We rely on pricing being provided by event hosts but this information is not always available and we recommend checking directly with the event host.

This Month’s Events

Day 1 DFW

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This tons-of-fun family fair is designed for children and families to celebrate New Year’s Day together. It features interactive children’s activities, crafts and games, musical performances, educational shows, rock climbing, bounce houses and slides, magic shows, Lego, and more! The event closes with a spectacular fireworks show.

When: January 1, 2023 12 pm – 7 pm
Where: Irving Convention Center
Cost: $10 adults, kids free BUY TICKETS HERE

Studio 3 Dance WinterMester Classes

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Ongoing Events

Christmas in the Square

When: November 18 – January 3
Where: Frisco Square
Cost: Free

The Trains at NorthPark

When: November 12 – January 6
Where: NorthPark Center
Cost: $10 Adults, $5 Children


When: November 18 – January 8
Where: Galleria Dallas
Cost: Adults $34.99, Children $15.99

Skating Under the Stars

When: November 25 – January 3
Where: Children’s Health Starcenter, Farmers Branch
Cost: Admission $10, skate rental $5

Vitruvian Lights

When: November 25 – January 1
Where: Vitruvian Park, Addison
Cost: Free entry, parking $15

Holiday Bricktacular

When: November 25 – January 8
Where: Legoland Discovery Center
Cost: included with admission

Sea of Lights

When: November 25 – January 8
Where: SeaLife Aquarium, Grapevine
Cost: included with admission

Parent & Child Yoga

When: January 21, 28, February 4, 11, 18, 25 & March 4
Where: Oak Point Recreation Center, Plano
Cost: $89 total for 1 Parent & 1 Child. 8 classes total

Other Fun Events

Plano Metropolitan Ballet Presents: The Frozen Kingdom

When: January 6 – 22
Where: Courtyard Theater, Plano
Cost: $20

Second Saturday Bird Walk

When: January 14, 8 am – 9.30 am
Where: Heard Museum, McKinney
Cost: Included with general admission

Brunch of Secrets – Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

When: January 14, 10 am – 2 pm
Where: Lava Cantina, The Colony
Cost: Free admission

Cocoa Crawl: Downtown Denton

When: January 14, 11 am – 2 pm
Where: Denton Square
Cost: tba

Epic Plunge 2023

When: January 14, 1 pm
Where: Epic Waters, Grand Prairie
Cost: $49

Learn about Texas State Parks with a Park Ranger!

When: January 17, 6 pm
Where: Little Elm Public Library
Cost: Free

The Lion King at Bass Hall

When: January 18 – 29
Where: Bass Hall, Fort Worth
Cost: $tba

Free Range Day

When: January 21, 9 am – 5 pm
Where: Dallas Farmers Market
Cost: Free

Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District – FREE Guided Walking Tour

When: January 21, 9.30 am – 11.30 am
Where: Fort Worth Stockyards
Cost: Free

Brunch of Secrets – Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

When: January 28, 10 am – 2 pm
Where: Lava Cantina, The Colony
Cost: Free admission

Want to celebrate New Year’s? Here’s are some socially distanced and fun ideas to celebrate


Farmers Markets

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

Frisco Fresh Market: Saturday 8 am – 4 pm, Sunday 10 am – 4 pm

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

Farmers Market at the Boardwalk at Granite Park: Sunday 11 am – 4 pm

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