Spring Break in the Dallas and Fort Worth areas means lots of fun things to do all week long! Most of these are free, but some charge a small admission fee. Either way, we’ve got you covered for free or cheap things to do during Spring Break in DFW.
See the Sculptures
The Nasher Sculpture Center is a great experience for the whole family. Located in the heart of Dallas at 2001 Flora Street, the Nasher Sculpture Center offers an array of exhibits, learning opportunities and beautiful art. Adult admission is $10, children 12 and under are free. Every Saturday, 10 am – 5 pm, admission to the Nasher Sculpture Center is free.
Spring Break Week is the perfect week to visit the Dallas Museum of Art. With a fun and engaging schedule of events every day, there is no shortage of things to do. The Dallas Museum of Art is located at 1717 North Harwood, Dallas, 75201 and admission is free.
Get Your Playful Side
Located at 2012 Woodall Rodgers Freeway, Dallas, 75201, Klyde Warren Park is so much more than a park. It has activities the entire week of Spring Break that kids and adults will love. From lunchtime music to food trucks… plus it’s free!
Discover the Beauty of Texas
At Texas Discovery Gardens, your whole family can enjoy daily themes during Spring Break week. From Monarch Monday to Bird Day Thursday, there is something for everyone. Texas Discovery Gardens is located at 3601 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Dallas, 75210. Admission is $8 for adults, $6 for seniors, $4 for children 3 – 11 and Free for kids 2 and under.
Calling All Sports Fans
Basketball fans have a special opportunity to watch practice firsthand on Wednesday, March 14. The March Madness Team Open Practice Day allows for fans to get a front row seat and be a part of the action at a practice session, for free. Practices are at American Airlines Center, 2500 Victory Avenue, Dallas, 75219 and begin at 11 am.
Experience Fort Worth
To get the full-on historic Fort Worth experience, head down to the Historic Stockyards. No where else can you get an up close look at a real, Herd Boss led cattle drive! Drives are held at 11:30 am and 4 pm daily. The Stockyards are at 130 East Exchange Avenue, Fort Worth, 76116. Admission is free.
Spend a day at either the Fort Worth Zoo or the Dallas Zoo and get up close and personal with all kinds of wildlife. Wednesdays are your day for discounts at the Fort Worth Zoo with half price admission all day! That’s $7 for adult tickets and $5 for kids tickets! Dallas Zoo has a DART discount on Mondays and Tuesdays with a $2 discount on admission when you ride the DART and show your DART pass.
Museum Visits in Fort Worth
Fort Worth has no shortage of museums to visit – from art to hands-on experiences, there is something for every interest. Visit the Kimbell Art Museum for beautiful works of art. Admission to the permanent exhibit is always free, but the special exhibits are half price on Tuesdays and after 5 pm on Fridays.
Check out this article for more Free Museums in Dallas and Fort Worth.
Play with Money
Well maybe not play with it, but see the process to produce it. The Bureau of Engraving and Printing offers free, self-guided tours every Monday – Friday. Over half the nations currency is produced in this facility, so it’s definitely a spot to check out. The Bureau of Engraving and Printing is located at 9000 Blue Mound Road
Fort Worth, 76131.
With so many Nature Centers across Dallas Fort Worth, there are tons of places to explore and take in the sights of this beautiful area. River Legacy Science Center is in the middle of the Metroplex and offers visitors amazing free activities and up close encounters with plants and animals native to Texas. It is located at 703 N.W. Green Oaks Blvd., Arlington, 76006.
AMC Theatres offers $5 movie tickets every Tuesday to all AMC Stubs members. Joining AMC Stubs is free and AMC Theatres has locations all over Dallas and Fort Worth.
UA Galaxy Stadium 10 in Dallas has $7.09 tickets every Tuesday. And every day, from 4pm to 6pm enjoy $8.09 tickets.
UA Fossil Creek Stadium 11 in Fort Worth has $6.49 tickets every day, from 4pm to 6pm. On Tuesdays, enjoy $6.09 tickets, all day.
Cinemark has Reel Movie Time where parties of 3 or more can enjoy $1.25 admission prices on Mondays.
Reel Movie Time is offered at:
Cinemark Movies 10 in Plano
Cinemark Movies 8 in Lewisville
Cinemark Hollywood USA 15 in Garland
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