Free Fun

This page lists free programs and activities for kids in the Dallas, Texas area.
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African American Museum of Dallas

The African American Museum is the only one of its kind in the Southwest devoted to the preservation and display of African-American artistic, cultura ...

Free: Yes
Area: Central Dallas: Highland Park/Cockerhill/University Park
3536 Grand Avenue, Dallas, TX, 75210
Backyard Wildlife Resource Center

Live Exotic & Indigenous Animals! Free Admission! Free Classes! Live Animal Encounters! Camps! Birthday Parties! Field Trips! Sponsored by Proacti ...

406 W Belt Line Rd, Cedar Hill, TX, 75104
Beckley-Saner Sprayground

Dallas Aquatics offers 10 spraygrounds throughout the city. From Memorial Day through Labor Day, enjoy these free water wonderlands seven days a week. ...

Free: Yes
Area: Central Dallas: Highland Park/Cockerhill/University Park
114 W Hobson Avenue, Dallas, TX, 75224
Bookmarks North Park Center

A Dallas Public Library especially for children ages 12 and under. Visit us to check out books, DVDs, CDs and audio books or just come play games, puz ...

Free: Yes
Area: Central Dallas: Highland Park/Cockerhill/University Park
8687 N Central Expressway, Dallas, TX, 75225
Campbell Green Sprayground

Campbell Green Sprayground transforms hot summer days into new dimensions of cool that deliver adventure, visual excitement and imaginative water fun ...

Free: Yes
Area: North Dallas: Addison/Farmers Branch/Richardson
16600 Parkhill Drive, Dallas, TX, 75248
Celebration Park Sprayground

This splash pad at Allen's Celebration Park features dumping buckets, shooters, sprinklers and more playground equipment. Bring the whole family for a ...

Free: Yes
Area: South Dallas: Cedar Hill/Desoto/Duncanville/Lancaster/Glenn Heights
701 Angel Pkwy, Dallas, TX, 75002
D-Link

D-Link is a special service from DART that lets you explore the districts of downtown Dallas and historic Oak Cliff. It's your link to arts, fun, cult ...

Free: Yes
Area: Central Dallas: Highland Park/Cockerhill/University Park
Uptown, Dallas, TX, 75202
Dallas Cowboys Kid Zone

The Dallas Cowboys Kids Zone is the home for all kids on gameday! Located in the AT&T West Plaza, the Kids Zone opens 3 hours prior to kick off, is f ...

Free: Yes
Area: South West Dallas: Grand Prairie
1 AT&T Way, Arlington, TX, 76011
Dallas Museum of Art

Ready to have a tote-ally good time at the DMA? Check out one of our Art to Go family totes! Art to Go totes are designed to be used ANYWHERE in the M ...

Free: Yes
Area: Central Dallas: Highland Park/Cockerhill/University Park
1717 N Harwood Street, Dallas, TX, 75201
Danieldale Sprayground

Danieldale Sprayground transforms hot summer days into new dimensions of cool that deliver adventure, visual excitement and imaginative water fun for ...

Free: Yes
Area: South Dallas: Cedar Hill/Desoto/Duncanville/Lancaster/Glenn Heights
300 West Wheatland Road, Dallas, TX, 75232
Dealey Plaza

View the grassy knoll. Just outside the former School Book Depository is the infamous ‘grassy knoll' where an indelible mark was left on history. Near ...

Free: Yes
Area: Central Dallas: Highland Park/Cockerhill/University Park
400 Main Street, Dallas, TX, 75201
Dove Park Sprayground

This wonderfully fun splash pad is located in the middle of Dove Park right next to the Dove Park swimming pool. This park has man made covered shade ...

Free: Yes
Area: North West Dallas: Carrollton/Coppell
1509 Hood Lane, Dallas, TX., 76051
Environmental Education Centers

The Environmental Education Center is an academic facility with programs designed to instruct students and teachers at all grade levels in science in ...

Free: Yes
Area: South East Dallas: Wilmer/Hutchins/Balch Springs/Seagoville/Combine
1600 Bowers Road, Seagoville, TX, 75159
Ferguson Spray Park

Ferguson Spraygrounds transforms hot summer days into new dimensions of cool that deliver adventure, visual excitement and imaginative water fun for k ...

Free: Yes
Area: North Dallas: Addison/Farmers Branch/Richardson
1919 Gross Road, Dallas, TX, 75248
Founder’s Plaza

This open park area in the center of downtown next to the Old Red Courthouse houses the replica of John Neely Bryan’s log cabin—the home of the city’s ...

Free: Yes
Area: Central Dallas: Highland Park/Cockerhill/University Park
600 Elm Street, Dallas, TX, 75201
Geocaching

Geocaching is a real-world, outdoor treasure hunting game using GPS-enabled devices. Participants navigate to a specific set of GPS coordinates and th ...

Free: Yes
Area: North Dallas: Addison/Farmers Branch/Richardson, South Dallas: Cedar Hill/Desoto/Duncanville/Lancaster/Glenn Heights, East Dallas: Mesquite/Sunnyvale, West Dallas: Irving, North West Dallas: Carrollton/Coppell, North East Dallas: Garland/Rowlett/Sachse, South West Dallas: Grand Prairie, South East Dallas: Wilmer/Hutchins/Balch Springs/Seagoville/Combine, Central Dallas: Highland Park/Cockerhill/University Park
Hillside Village Interactive Fountain

The interactive fountain is the centerpiece at Hillside Village! During the spring and summer months, the interactive fountain in The Village Green of ...

Free: Yes
Area: South Dallas: Cedar Hill/Desoto/Duncanville/Lancaster/Glenn Heights
305 West FM 1382, Cedar Hill, TX, 75104
J. Erik Jonsson Central Library

Dallas’ first public library opened in 1901 with help from Andrew Carnegie. The current locale, named after a former mayor, opened in 1982. Visitors c ...

Free: Yes
Area: Central Dallas: Highland Park/Cockerhill/University Park
1515 Young Street, Dallas, TX, 75201
John F. Kennedy Memorial

Phillip Johnson, a Kennedy family friend, constructed this stark and simple memorial to the late president. Located in the Dallas County Historical Pl ...

Free: Yes
Area: Central Dallas: Highland Park/Cockerhill/University Park
646 Main Street, Dallas, TX, 75202
Klyde Warren Park

Klyde Warren Park is a 5.2-acre deck park that creates an urban green space over the existing Woodall Rodgers Freeway between Pearl and St. Paul stree ...

Free: Yes
Area: Central Dallas: Highland Park/Cockerhill/University Park
2012 Woodall Rodgers Freeway, Dallas, TX, 75201
Restrooms: Yes
Klyde Warren Park Splash Pad

The main splash pad is on the corner of Woodall Rodgers Freeway and St. Paul Street. Find more fountains on Hart Boulevard, as you enter the park from ...

Free: Yes
Area: Central Dallas: Highland Park/Cockerhill/University Park
2012 Woodall Rodgers Freeway, Dallas, TX, 75201
Lake Highlands North Sprayground

Dallas Aquatics offers 10 spraygrounds throughout the city. From Memorial Day through Labor Day, enjoy these free water wonderlands seven days a week. ...

Free: Yes
Area: Central Dallas: Highland Park/Cockerhill/University Park
9940 White Rock Trail, Dallas, TX, 75238
Lakeside Park Teddy Bear Sculpture Walk

The walking paths and numerous benches along the way are the perfect place for a leisurely stroll. Enjoy the scenic views from the bridge atop the Tu ...

Free: Yes
Area: Central Dallas: Highland Park/Cockerhill/University Park
4601 Lakeside Drive, Dallas, TX, 75205
Restrooms: Yes
M-Line Trolley

The M-Line's air-conditioned and heated restored vintage trolleys operate normally 365 days a year, providing safe, clean, reliable, and convenient pu ...

Free: Yes
Area: Central Dallas: Highland Park/Cockerhill/University Park
McKinney Avenue, Dallas, TX, 75204
Mildred Dunn Sprayground

Dallas Aquatics offers 10 spraygrounds throughout the city. From Memorial Day through Labor Day, enjoy these free water wonderlands seven days a week. ...

Free: Yes
Area: Central Dallas: Highland Park/Cockerhill/University Park
3300 Carpenter Avenue, Dallas, TX, 75215
Northwest Park Sprayground

This park includes playground, basketball courts, recreation center, Game Room,Grill, Gymnasium, Sand Volleyball Court, Sprayground, Tennis Court and ...

Free: Yes
Area: West Dallas: Irving
2800 Cheyanne Street, Irving, TX, 75062
Outdoor Sculpture Garden at the Dallas Museum of Art

Located in the heart of downtown is a free sculpture garden shaded by mature oaks and filled with pools of water and forceful waterfalls. The large ar ...

Free: Yes
1717 N Harwood Street, Dallas, TX, 75201
Pemberton Hill Sprayground

Dallas Aquatics offers 10 spraygrounds throughout the city. From Memorial Day through Labor Day, enjoy these free water wonderlands seven days a week. ...

Free: Yes
Area: Central Dallas: Highland Park/Cockerhill/University Park
6424 Elam Road, Dallas, TX, 75217
Pioneer Plaza Cattle Drive

The Plaza commemorates Dallas’ beginnings by celebrating the trails that brought settlers to Dallas. The site features native plants and trees and a f ...

Free: Yes
Area: Central Dallas: Highland Park/Cockerhill/University Park
650 S Griffin Street, Dallas, TX, 75202
Ridgewood Sprayground

Dallas Aquatics offers 10 spraygrounds throughout the city. From Memorial Day through Labor Day, enjoy these free water wonderlands seven days a week. ...

Free: Yes
Area: Central Dallas: Highland Park/Cockerhill/University Park
6818 Fisher Road, Dallas, TX, 75214
Samurai Collection at The Ann & Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Museum, The

This free and open to the public museum offers an introduction to the fascinating world of the samurai while presenting an intimate viewing experience ...

Free: Yes
Area: Central Dallas: Highland Park/Cockerhill/University Park
2501 North Harwood Street, Dallas, TX, 75201
Sculpture Garden at Crow Collection of Asian Art

On the bottom floor of the free Crow Collection of Asian Art in the Arts District sits a shaded sculpture garden with a serene atmosphere, featuring 1 ...

Free: Yes
Area: North Dallas: Addison/Farmers Branch/Richardson
2010 Flora St, Dallas, TX, 75201
Swiss Avenue

The Swiss Avenue Historic District is one of the finest early 20th century neighborhoods in the Southwest. Listed in the National Register of Historic ...

Free: Yes
Area: Central Dallas: Highland Park/Cockerhill/University Park
5521 Swiss Avenue, Dallas, TX, 75206
Texas Discovery Gardens

The education department at Texas Discovery Gardens is committed to providing quality, outdoor, and year-round educational opportunities for Dallas ar ...

Free: Yes
Area: Central Dallas: Highland Park/Cockerhill/University Park
3601 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Dallas, TX, 75210
Thanks-Giving Square

Thanks-Giving Square is a park, chapel and museum operated by the non-profit Thanks-Giving Foundation. This landmark space in the heart of downtown Da ...

Free: Yes
Area: Central Dallas: Highland Park/Cockerhill/University Park
1627 Pacific Avenue, Dallas, TX, 75201
Tubes at Irving Bible Church, The

Open to the public and IBCers alike, The Tubes are available for children 52 inches or smaller, seven days a week from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. The Bugs, next ...

Free: Yes
Area: West Dallas: Irving
2435 Kinwest Parkway, Irving, TX, 75063
Unitarian Universalist Church of Oak Cliff Labyrinth

The UU Church grounds contain several wooded areas. A clearing in one provides just the right setting for a labyrinth, a circling pathway for walking ...

Area: South Dallas: Cedar Hill/Desoto/Duncanville/Lancaster/Glenn Heights
3839 W. Kiest Blvd, Dallas, TX, 75233
W. J. Thomas Splash Park

The splash park offers multiple spray features that provide a safe, no-cost play environment for children to cool off during the hot weather. Pavilio ...

Free: Yes
Area: North West Dallas: Carrollton/Coppell
1955 N. Perry Road, Carrollton, TX, 75006
Willie Mae Butler Sprayground

Dallas Aquatics offers 10 spraygrounds throughout the city. From Memorial Day through Labor Day, enjoy these free water wonderlands seven days a week. ...

Free: Yes
Area: Central Dallas: Highland Park/Cockerhill/University Park
3700 Dixon Avenue, Dallas, TX, 75203
Woods Indoor Play Space at Highland Park Presbyterian Church

Parents, grandparents and caregivers with children through age four (4) can spend Monday through Friday between 9 am –5 pm playing, exploring and conn ...

Free: Yes
Area: Central Dallas: Highland Park/Cockerhill/University Park
3821 University Blvd, Dallas, TX, 75205