Welcome the beginning of Spring in DFW with many exciting and fun activities. Many of these are very kid-friendly so have fun checking them all out.
© Angela Patterson
The first Saturday of each month admission is free to the Nasher Sculpture Center. It opens at 10 a.m. and special activites are planned for the kids until 2 p.m.
Don't miss "Cats" March 1-9, 2014. 800-745-3000.
Casa Mañana Theatre is located in the heart of the Cultural District at 3101 West Lancaster Avenue, Fort Worth, TX 76107. Box Office: 817-332-2272. Hours: Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
What: The largest floral festival in the south with over 500,000 blooming plants. Say goodbye to record snowfalls and welcome the spring by visiting the Arboretum. Make a play date for Mommy & Me Mondays and Tiny Tot Tuesdays with interactive outdoor activities. See schedule for petting zoos, face painting, photos and Rain Plan indoor activities.
When: February 22 through April 6, 2014
Where: Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden, 8525 Garland Rd., Dallas, TX 75218. 214-515-6500
March 2-3: Six Flags Over Texas Opens for 2013 Season
Celebrating its 51st year, Six Flags Over Texas opens March 2-3, 2013. It's open weekends until mid-May (except for Spring Break week)!
When: Opening Weekend is March 2-3, 2013.
Six Flags Over Texas, 2201 East Road to 6 Flags, Arlington, TX. 817-640-8900
Sip and shop this 1st Thursday at the Bishop Arts District Wine Walk! Visit participating shops for a tasting of various wines and cocktails. Details forthcoming.
For the past six years, the Frisco Sunrise Rotary Club has teamed up with community partners to raise funds for local charities. They have partnered with the North Texas Military Association. NTXMA is an organization that is dedicated to appreciating service members and their dedication to our country. Frisco City Hall. March 15 at 7 a.m.
Saturday, March 15th 7:30 p.m. Pulitzer Prize winner Dave Barry has written over thirty books for children and adults and has been dubbed by The New York Times as “the funniest man in America.” His newest book, "You Can Date Boys When You’re Forty: Dave Barry on Parenting and Other Topics He Knows Very Little About,"
will be the focus of this event, covering everything from family trips, bat mitzvah parties and dating, the differences between male and female friendships, and many more uproariously funny takes on pop culture.
Where: Dallas Museum of Art, 1717 North Harwood, Dallas, TX 75201. 214-922-1200.
Photo courtesy of Bridal Shows, Inc.
The Plano Bridal Show is the premier bridal event in North Texas. Over 100 wedding businesses, ranging from the first steps of planning your wedding to the honeymoon. The Plano Bridal Show will provide a one-stop shopping experience to plan your complete wedding. Don't miss the Fashion Show by Emma's Bridal Boutique, incredible door prize drawings, including a beautiful diamond ring from Dallas Gold & Silver and more. No cameras please.
When: Sunday, March 9, 2014 from noon to 6 p.m.
Where: Plano Centre, 2000 E. Spring Creek Pkwy, Plano, TX
Admission: (Cash only)
$12 for Adults
$6 for Children 14 and under (Including toddlers and infants)
Amon Carter Museum
What: Free Family Fun Week. From Western to Modern, bring the family to experience some great American art. No reservation required.
When: March 13-16, 2012 from 10:30 a.m. to noon.
Where: Amon Carter Museum, 3501 Camp Bowie Blvd., Fort Worth, TX 76107. 817-738-1933
What: Well, it's no longer the Greenville Avenue St. Patrick's Day Parade. The city of Dallas got all involved and things will be a little different this year. It will still be the most celebrated St. Patrick's Day celebration around with outrageous floats, costumes and mardi gras atmosphere make this a very festive place to sip green beer and revel with Irish pride. A parade favorite is the “Patty O’Furniture Psycho Killer Drill Team.”
When: March 16, 2013 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 12, 2011 (Rain or shine). Festivities continue waaaaay into the night.