Spring is a welcome break from packed school days and a great opportunity to enjoy Dallas. You’ll also discover the city has opened numerous outstanding attractions over the past few years, each with unforgettable experiences.
If you’re wondering how to spend your spring, you’ll appreciate that Dallas offers various attractions and events for the entire family, so check this out.
1. Dallas Arboretum
You don’t need to break the bank while engaging in spring activities. Admission to the Dallas Arboretum venue is only $10 for children aged 3-12 and free for children below age three.
Make sure you bring packed lunch, so you can save some money. While there, your kids can play on the Texas-themed playground in mud huts and teepees.
It’s also important you plan to attend Dallas Blooms-the biggest floral festival from February 27-April 10. Weekly highlights comprise guided tours and children’s activities on Monday and Tuesdays.
2. Nasher Sculpture Center
Visit the Nasher Sculpture Center during spring break from March 15-20 for half the price. You can also enjoy family activities that will take place in the galleries and you don’t want to miss the concert and film that will take place on March18 in the garden.
The event will feature the likes of The Millenials &Kirk Thurmond. Afterwards, there’ll be a screening of Edward Scissorhands. While there, you’ll have the chance to participate in progressive tours, scavenger hunts, and view the special exhibitions and permanent collections.
Make sure you stop by the Nasher Café, which has a unique reserve-ahead picnic dining as well as street tacos on the night of the event. The reservations for picnic dining on March 18 are open through Wednesday. Bear in mind that the museum will remain closed on Monday, March 14.
3. Latino Cultural Center
You’ll have the opportunity to view the works of Octavio Medellin, an influential artist who established the Creative Arts Center in 1966. As part of the Center’s 50th Anniversary, the Cultural Center will display a survey of his works and highlight the influence and legacy he left behind.
Moreover, the exhibition will showcase work from Dallas-based artists influenced by the artist. The Cultural Center, which is at the intersection of the Deep Ellum neighborhood and downtown Dallas, acts as a regional catalyst for the development, promotion, and preservation of Hispanic and Latino arts and culture. The typical hours for the galleries are 10am-5pm, so plan accordingly.
4. Creative Arts Center
The Creative Arts Center (CAC) in Dallas is a nonprofit school that targets emerging, beginning, and working artists. You can enjoy family-friendly and interactive activities taught by different teaching artists from the Creative Center.
On Sunday, March 13, CAC will be at Klyde Warren Park (2-4 pm) while on March 18, it will be at Dallas Heritage Village from 10am-4pm.
5. Dallas Arts District
On March 18, the Dallas Arts District closes the street for a party, dessert, or diner as you enjoy the three museums and take place in art activities. Admission to the indoor activities is$15 while other outdoor and indoor activities are free.
While spring presents a great opportunity to relax and engage in fun activities, you don’t have to spend considerable money during this time. If you’re wondering what to do, this list is a great start.
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