Fun & Free Weekend Events

Posted by My Dallas Mommy on Friday, May 20th, 2016 at 12:10 PM
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Highlighted Event

*Chalk in the Park

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The Shops at Park Lane will turn the sidewalks of the center into an unconventional art gallery with theirfirst annual chalk art festival called ‘Chalk The Park’.

Mark your calendar for Saturday, May 21 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. as the event will take place in The Park, a landscaped lawn located in the heart of the shopping center. The all-day chalk festival will give attendees the chance to witness professional artists create colossal eye-popping chalk art murals.

Event-goers are also invited to cover the sidewalks with their own chalk designs, creating a path of colorful murals wrapping around the park and neighboring storefronts. Live music by DJ Jose G will be featured throughout the day along with complimentary face painting for the kids from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
• Watch as artists create chalk art installations live
• FREE face painting from IIam–Ipm
• Music by DJ José G
• Create your own chalk designs

Participants are encouraged to share their creativity by using the hashtag #theparkatparklane. Free admission and parking. Weather permitting. Food and beverages can be purchased throughout The Shops at Park Lane.

Located at the Southeast Corner of Park Lane and Central Expressway at 8080 Park Lane, Dallas, Texas 75231. For more information


*American Girl
Throughout the month of May at various locations, girls ages 8 and up can participate in various events.Head over here to see the full list of dates and participating locations as well as a phone number to make reservations. Keep in mind that ticket prices will vary by event.

*Bass Pro

Kids Fishing at Bass Pro Saturdays, 11 AM Free Join Bass Pro each week when kids are welcome to fish on their pond. Go here for details.


We’ve done a complete round up of free summer events for kids and DFW Summer Staycation!  ThisCityPass is a great resource for saving in Dallas and other cities. Basically, it’s a booklet of admission tickets to the best attractions in a single city. You’ll save up to 50% compared to combined regular box office prices!

*Dallas Pet Expo

Check out pet-friendly exhibitors and rescue groups at the Dallas Pet Expo this weekend! See live demonstrations in obedience training, pet care and activism, great giveaways and prizes, amazing discounts on your favorite pet products, talent and costume contests, fabulous retailers. It’s fun for the whole family. Plus shopping, adoptions, free nail trims, discounted vaccinations, agility and more.

Admission is free. Bring your pet.

Dallas Market Hall
2100 Stemmons Freeway
Dallas, TX 75207

*Grapevine – Main Street Days

Head to Main Street Days Grapevine and take part in the fun activities for the family such as watching your kids explore the KidZone, enjoying a variety of different stages featuring kids stage shows, museum exhibits and live entertainment throughout the festival. Make sure to visit the Carnival & Midway and enjoy all of the Historic Downtown Grapevine shopping along Main Street.


May 20, 21 and 22, 2016 Historic Downtown Grapevine
300 S Main St., Grapevine, TX 76051

Festival hours: Friday, May 20 and Saturday, May 21, 10 am – 11:30 pm
Sunday, May 22, 11 am – 6 pm
Admission: Friday until 5pm: Free After 5 pm on Friday, adults are $7 and children 6 – 12 and seniors are $5.
Weekend passes are $15.
Souvenir weekend passes are $20.

*Grapevine Wine Tours

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On Wednesday, May 25, Grapevine Wine Tours is offering a special buy-one-get-one free deal for the very first time: For every lunch or dinner tour purchased at the regular price for the May 25, 2016 tours, the guest will receive a second, companion tour for free!

Limited space available.

Free tour must be used on 5/25/16. Reservations must be made online at, using the coupon code “BOGO”


*Hawaiian Falls

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Here is a great deal!  Pay $16.99 Admission to Hawaiian Falls Waterpark – 4 DFW Locations (Up to $27.99 Value).  Better hurry as this typically sells out super fast!



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Plan to do some roller skating?  Here is a great way to save at Interskate Roller Rink!

Choose Between Two Options

  • $10 for a roller skatingpackage for two ($24 value)
  • $18 for a roller skatingpackage for four ($48 value)

Skate packages include the following for each person:

  • Admission
  • Skate rentals
  • One drink

*LEGO Store

Screen Shot 2016-05-13 at 6.31.42 AMRegistration is now open for the upcoming LEGO Monthly Mini Model Build on June 7th and 8th where kids ages 6-14 can build a Free LEGO Seaplane! Quantities are limited to approximately 120 per store per night and time reservations are on a first come first serve basis (registration is required).



*Local Farmers Markets

Texas Produce in May + Local Farmer’s Markets







*Memorial Day Entertainment

Go here for a full list! 

*Pogo Pass

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Pogo Pass is a year long, family based entertainment pass, that gets pass holders into some of the best venues in Dallas. If you’re staying in town and looking for fun stuff to do, get a Pogo Pass. Or if you’re going to San Antonio, Austin or Waco this is a super hot deal too!

Head over here and use code MYDFWMOMMY and get 60% off (you’ll pay $49.98 instead of $124.95). Just Hawaiian Falls and the Fort Worth Zoo are over $40 by themselves!

*Scarborough Renaissance Festival

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Take a step back in time to the 16th Century with Kings and Queens in North Texas! Scarborough Renaissance Festival runs only on weekends for a couple of months in the Spring, and it is a great family event.

Here are dates and pricing.

Apr 09 – May 30
(Plus Memorial Day)
10am – 7pm

2511 FM 66, Waxahachie, TX 75167


Adults : $23
Seniors (65+) : $21
Youth (5-12) : $10
Kids (0-4) : FREE
Parking : FREE

We found this Groupon for half off entry that isn’t available YET! (I don’t know when or if it will become available so keep checking as it’s the best deal so far)

So we found some other alternatives:

– Use promo code COLLEGEUTA to save $6.

– A ‘2 tickets for $40’ coupon can be found at North Texas METROPCS stores from March 28th through May 1st
– Discount tickets can be purchased at TOM THUMB & ALBERTSONS stores ($22 for adults, $9 for children)
– $2.00 off discount coupons are available at WAXAHACHIE AUTOPLEX.
– Active MILITARY Personnel and up to four members of their family receive $4.00 off admission (valid only for adult tickets) upon showing valid military identification at the Scarborough Renaissance Festival® Ticket Office. Offer only valid at the Gate.
– SENIORS (65+) receive $2.00 off of adult admission upon showing valid identification at the Scarborough Renaissance Festival® Ticket Office. Offer only valid at the Gate.
– OPENING WEEKEND ONLY (4/9/16 – 4/10/16): Up to 3 children admitted free with each paid adult. Seniors (65+) are 1/2 price.


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If you’re looking to save on an upcoming concert, sporting event, or other ticket deal, be sure to check!

Just make a reasonable offer based on current retail prices for the tickets you would like, and find out instantly whether or not your offer is accepted. Even better, you will never be charged any additional service or delivery fees! AND, for a limited time, members can save $15 on any order of $74 or more with the promo code UNLOCK15 at checkout.

*Studio Movie Grill

Lots of great movies to see! Right now, go here where you can pay $5.00 for a movie ticket at Studio Movie Grill!

Choose from Six Options

$5 for one movie ticket to Lewisville Studio Movie Grill at 1600 S. Stemmons Freeway (up to $8.50 value)
$5 for one movie ticket to Dallas Royal Lane Studio Movie Grill at 11170 N. Central Expressway (up to $10 value)
$5 for one movie ticket to Dallas Northwest Highway Studio Movie Grill at 10110 Technology Boulevard (up to $9.25 value)
$5 for one movie ticket to Spring Valley Studio Movie Grill at 13933 N. Central Expressway (up to $10 value)
$5 for one movie ticket to Arlington Studio Movie Grill at 225 Merchants Row (up to $10.75 value)
$5 for one movie ticket to Colleyville Studio Movie Grill at 5655 Colleyville Boulevard (up to $9 value)

Promotional value expires Jul 31, 2016. Amount paid never expires.Limit 10 per person. Must use promotional value in 1 visit. Not valid for movies at 5pm or later on Friday-Sunday. Not valid toward special event movies, or alternate programming. Extra fee for 3D movies.

*Summer in Dallas

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