The Texas Music Revolution is back March 29-30, 2019, at Plano’s Oak Point Park & Amphitheater. Performers to look out for include Robert Earl Keen, Americana artist and headliner as well as Grammy award winner, Lee Ann Womack! Come hungry to enjoy a variety of food trucks and get ready for a weekend of Texas country fun, including a new festival addition — professional bull riding on Saturday!
Dallas Blooms, one of the largest floral festivals in the Southwest, is a pretty magnificent way to ring in the spring season. Take in the sights and smells of over half a million blooms at the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden. We enjoy coming here as a family in the spring because of the ongoing family-friendly activities including Mommy and Me, master gardening classes, international festivals and live music.
Visit the Dallas Zoo on Saturdays during Safari Nights this spring. Bring a blanket and enjoy live bands, food for purchase and kid-friendly activities. Plus, you can get up close to animals during the wildlife show and learn from the zookeepers about what makes each species here special. Best part? Safari Nights is free with Zoo admission! Safari Nights dates and bands to be announced soon.
This foodie festival in Fort Worth celebrates three days of culinary inspiration April 4-7 with themed events around tacos, desserts, burgers and brews. This is your chance to savor and sample some of the best food from DFW’s most popular restaurants and chefs. One of our favorites revolves around the best meal of the day: brunch! Check out Culinary Corral Saturday morning, where brunch is taken to the next level.
Each spring, we look forward to getting the kids out and experiencing Six Flags Over Texas. Of course, SFOT is tons of fun in any season, but Spring Break is the perfect time to throw out the homework and focus on the fun! Whether you’re looking for thrills and chills or family-friendly rides, Six Flags Over Texas offers a full day of adventure.
6. EPIC WATERS
Whether you relax and float the longest indoor lazy river or go for thrills on the “first-of-their-kind” slides, Epic Waters Indoor Waterpark is the place to be this spring. Not only can you enjoy cabanas, the wave pool and more, during spring break there are plenty of activities like arcade competitions, pool Putt-Putt, line dancing and more. Spring breakers can purchase tickets in advance to guarantee admission.
The Grapevine Vintage Railroad is a popular attraction for families visiting from all over the Metroplex and the nation. It’s a one-of-a-kind experience as you travel back in time through the Fort Worth Stockyards or a short one-hour ride down the Cotton Belt Route. Check out spring special events and schedules before you go.
Lewisville is hosting a free spring festival called ColorPalooza on April 6 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Old Town Lewisville will have many stations around the square with activities like chalk art, DIY tie-dye stations and an artisan marketplace. This festival’s eco-friendly mission is to encourage us to get thinking about how we can take better care of our planet.
The thoroughbred races at Lone Star Park in Grand Prairie start April 18–July 21. Cheer on the horses and check out the concessions inside offering delicious food and drinks. Let the kids relax on the grand lawn while you listen to live music from local bands on Friday nights. With affordable admission and engaging activities, this really is a true family-friendly experience.
Sure, Denton is known for its thriving music scene, but this festival incorporates the best of all three elements: art, music and film. General admission to the Thin Line Film Festival is free and takes place April 10–14. A wristband is required to participate at some venues, so check out the schedule and come out to support the thriving art, music and film scene.