Things to do in Dallas during Spring Break 2019

If you’re looking for fun ways to keep the kids occupied during spring break 2019, we compiled a few ideas that will not break the bank. Besides the locations listed below, your local library is also a good source to look for free events.

Spring Break 2019
Spring Break 2019

Something we are excited to try out next week is the Pearachute membership. It’s an amazing service that helps parents find and book fun things to do. We are most likely going to Legoland for our first activity. You can sign up for a membership with 12 credits included for only $1. Click HERE to claim your discount now (membership can be cancelled at any time).

Texas Discovery Gardens – Butterfly House and Gardens

Spring Break Safari Week is Monday, March 11, 2019 10:00 AM thru Friday, March 15, 2019 3:30 PM. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for children. On Tuesdays it’s Pay-what-you-wish admission for Community Tuesdays!

First responders, military (active and retired), and educators receive half off admission for themselves and a guest with a badge or ID any day.

Nasher Sculpture Center

FREE admission to museum and family activities from 11 am to 5 pm, March 12 – 17, 2019. 

Legacy Hall

Legacy Hall is hosting a Spring Break Takeover (Mar 11 – 14)  with morning cartoons 9am – 11am on the 24ft screen. Giant Games in the Box Garden every day all day – giant connect 4, basketball pop-a-shot, and cornhole.

Cathy’s Critters at Farmer’s Branch Manske Library

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 hold a chick, pet a pig, greet a goat and more! Join Manske Library for a ‘Big Tex’ petting zoo experience! Fun for all ages. This event is free and open to the public and will run from 11 AM to 1 PM.

The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

The Museum will be FREE and open to the public from 10 am to 5 pm for SPRING BREAK MONDAY, March 11, 2019.

FRIDAY, March 15, 2019, there is a FREE drop-in family program from 11 am-4 pm; the only requirement is that families bring stuffed animals to contribute to the collaborative project.

Spring Break at the Dallas Museum of Art

Spring Break programs are FREE and held daily March 12–15. There will be nature-themed art making, guided tours, story times, and gallery activities for families, all inspired by works of art in the DMA’s collection.

Legoland and Sea Life Aquarium

Kids go FREE with paid adult if you stop by a Wendy’s Restaurant to pick up a cupom. (or use discount code online: LWendys18 for Legoland and SWendys18 for Sea Life)

You can also print a cupom for $15 admission for up to 4 tickets here.

Samurai Collection

FREE admission. Opening time Tuesday thru Sunday is at 11 am. Check their website for closing times each day.

PI Day Celebration

The festival will showcase the many ways in which math impacts our world – in art, nature, science and more. Enjoy fun math-related activities from a variety of exhibitors. Admission is FREE, but you need to RSVP ahead of time. Don’t forget to be on the look out for pizza freebies on PI Day, 3/14!

Dallas Public Library Space Camp

FREE admission from March 11-15, 2019 from 2 pm to 3 pm at the J. Erik Jonsson Central Library. Experience what it is like to be part of the team preparing for a space mission. Activities will include rocket design, rocket launches and experiments.

While you’re there, you can take a self-guided tour of their art on each floor! They have one of 25 copies of the Declaration of Independence printed on July 4, 1776!

Nash Farm

FREE admission. Learn about Grapevine and the city’s heritage. This historic landmark brings history to life through exhibits, interpretive programs and touchable displays.

Would-Be Train Robbers

FREE admission. The story of the Grapevine Glockenspiel includes a Texas twist in the tale of Would-Be Train Robbers Nat Barrett and Willy Majors. Each day at 10 a.m., noon, 2 p.m., 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. and 8 p.m., these two characters emerge from the Grapevine Glockenspiel. Please arrive a few minutes early and read the storyboards located in the viewing plaza to learn the history of these two colorful characters.

The Bremen Town Musicians at The Dallas Opera

The Dallas Opera’s exciting new production, The Bremen Town Musicians, is an operatic version of the Brothers Grimm classic fairytale set to music by Rossini, Donizetti, Offenbach, Arthur Sullivan and Verdi. This children’s opera tells the tale of a rooster, dog, cat, and a donkey whose paths cross on the way to the town of Bremen.

Admission is FREE with donation to the North Texas Food Bank! (see website for details)

Sharkarosa Wildlife Ranch

Spring Break at Sharkarosa begins on Saturday, March 9th and runs all week through Sunday, March 17th. Daily hours for this week are 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. There is a Groupon deal right now HERE for 50% off and it needs to be purchased at least one day in advance.