Spring Family Fun Directory 2018

Spring is just around the corner. So shed your winter coats, grab the kids and check out all the season has to offer. Plan a splendid spring with these family friendly events and activities.  This is a special advertising section. 

Actors Conservatory Theatre

Bring your kiddos to see a live stage production of Winnie-the-Pooh Kids during Spring break, complete with singing and dancing! March 17-18. Tickets $5 - available on our website after March 12.

Adventure Kids Playcare

Adventure Kids Playcare is a unique drop-in childcare and entertainment center for kids ages 6 weeks to 12 years old with theme nights, spring break camp, summer camps, daily activities, STEAM, and more!

Bureau of Engraving and Printing

Annual employee craftsmanship demonstrations are held three times per year. During these special event weeks, BEP employees share the history of the U.S. paper currency printing process through live demonstrations of their artistry and craftsmanship.

Children's Aquarium at Fair Park

Make a splash this spring break at the Children's Aquarium at Fair Park. Grab the kiddos and join us for STING BREAK, March 10 - 25, for live stingray feedings at our Stingray Bay.

City of Highland Village

Family Campout - April 21-22  Pack up your family and head to Pilot Knoll Park for fun activities, contests and a movie.  $50/campsite. Register by April 13. Visit hvparks.com for the schedule and registration.

City of Lewisville

31st Annual Funny Bunny Festival, Toyota of Lewisville Railroad Park Baseball Complex, 1301 S. Railroad St., Saturday, March 24, 9:30am-12:30pm. Free!  Egg hunts, face painting, petting zoo, pancake breakfast, and much more!

ColorPalooza -- A Celebration of Spring

ColorPalooza is a free event in Old Town Lewisville. It includes a Tie Dye T-shirt station, music and dance performances, rides for kids and the Chalk This Way chalk art competition. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Crockett Row at W 7th

Crockett Row is your destination to eat, drink, shop and explore in the heart of the Cultural District.  Like and follow the Crockett Row social pages for the latest on the  #CrockettCraves and #CrockettKids series.

Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden

Mommy and Me Mondays & Tiny Tot Tuesdays  February 24-April 2, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Pecan Grove  Children's activities include face painting, a petting zoo, story time and Kindermusik.      

Dallas Holocaust Museum/Center for Education and Tolerance

Tour two exhibits, One Day During the Holocaust & Manzanar: The Wartime Photographs of Ansel Adams about the Japanese American internment.  Mar. 12 through Mar. 16 hear Holocaust survivors, refugees, and hidden children speak.

Dallas J, The

Rock this summer with our seven awesome camps keeping kids engaged and enchanted every day!  Our camps include everything from the traditional camp, gymnastics, tennis, performing arts, and sports to teen travel camp. #noparentsallowed

Denton Community Market

April 7 is opening day of the Denton Community Market. Local farm products, art, music, cooking demonstration, 9am-1pm! Family/pet-friendly. Opening Day music: Platos Theory, Brendan Malloy and Joel White Duo, Alton Bridge, Slightly Highly Lovely.

Denton Parks and Rec

Free Easter Eggstravaganza, Saturday, March 31st, at Quakertown Park and Denton Civic Center. 9:30-11:30am, bounce house fun, arts and crafts, and 10:45am magic show. The Easter egg hunt begins promptly at 11:30am.

Firewheel Town Center

Easter Bunny Photos: March 10- April 1. Hop over near the playground in the Park, next to Sweet & Sassy, for visits & photos.  Caring Bunny: Sunday, March 18  10AM-12PM for children with special needs.

Fort Worth Museum of Science and History

Have a rockin' good time at the Museum! Explore the science of sound in our newest exhibit, GUITAR: The Instrument That Rocked The World, and experience America's Musical Journey in the Omni Theater. 

Fort Worth Stockyards

Spring Break kicks off at the Fort Worth Stockyards March 12th, Goat Yoga March 14th,  Sippin and Shoppin March 15th, Cowtown Goes Green March 17th, and our Texas-Sized Easter Egg Hunt March 31st. 

Fort Worth Zoo

Zoo Run - Race Day: April 7    Join the stampede by participating in a 1k or 5k race and help support our education and conservation efforts.    For more info and to register, please visit: fortworthzoo.org

Grapevine Convention & Visitors Bureau

Hop over to Grapevine for family-friendly fun this Spring! Enjoy activities including vintage train excursions, experience history coming alive at interactive heritage workshops and events, catch a movie and so much more.

Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

Visit the Heard and enjoy the beauty of our 289-acre nature preserve, exhibits and more. Every day spent on the trails provides new experiences. Sign up for a fun program or explore on your own.

Irving Arts Center

Irving Arts Center is home to two theaters; four galleries; and an outdoor sculpture garden. Year-round youth and family programs include story times, Art Adventure Camps, live performances and Second Sundays Family Fundays. 

Keep Denton Beautiful, Inc.

Keep Denton Beautiful hosts the 25th Annual Denton Redbud Festival Saturday, April 21, at the Denton Civic Center, 321 E. McKinney St., 10am-4pm. This event features fun for all ages!

Kemah Boardwalk

Spring Break at the Kemah Boardwalk just 40 minutes South of Houston! Bring the family for waterfront dining, live music and amusement rides. Weekend Adventure Passes available for unlimited visits. Purchase online today! 

Kimbell Art Museum

Celebrate Spring Break at the Museum with ongoing art activities, interactive family tours, storybook readings, teen studios led by guest artists, and children’s films. Spring Break programs are free; no reservations required.

Lewisville Lake Environmental Learning Area (LLELA)

At LLELA families can enjoy hiking, camping, fishing, and exploring through 2600 acres of marshland, forest, and prairie. With guided nature walks, kayak tours, and interpretive programs you can confidently discover nature with your family. 

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

Spring Break Wonders includes a tour and project focused on selected works in the Modern’s galleries. Limited to 45 children per session; admission is free.  March 12-15, 11 am and 2 pm 

Museum of the American Railroad

Join us at Day Out with Thomas in downtown Grapevine!  Enjoy family fun, activities, train ride with Thomas and more!  Meet Sir Topham Hatt.  For Tickets Phone: 866-468-7630 or visit HistoricTrains.org #HistoricTrains #GrapevineTX #ThomasAndFriends #DayOutWithThomas

North East Mall

Easter Bunny Photos - March 9 thru April 1: Hop over to Center Court to meet him for yourself. Visit SimonBunny.com  Caring Bunny - March 11:  A private photo event for children with special needs.   

NRH Parks and Recreation

NRH Spring Family Fun!  Easter in the Park: March 24, Sounds of Spring Fridays April 13 - May 18, and on April 7: Mayor's 5K, April Pools Day, and Youth Summer Activities Fair!

Pawnee Bill's Wild West Show

Historical reenactment of the original Pawnee Bill’s Wild West Show. The show features trick roping, trick shooting, trick riding, cowboy songs. Historical figures such as Pawnee Bill come to life and transport back in time.

Perot Museum of Nature and Science

The Museum is a place where families can learn together and individuals can take a break from their daily routines to ponder the mysteries of science through interactive exhibits. Save $2 when you book online!

Reunion Tower

Spring to the TOP at Reunion Tower! Enjoy free activities and entertainment, Magic Monday, Tall Tales Story Time and make new furry friends by some of the Dallas Zoo’s residents. 

Ridgmar Mall

Visit the Easter Bunny at Ridgmar Mall!  March 9th - March 31st. Kids receive a free gift from the bunny!  Photo packages are available for purchase.  Pet Photo Nights are March 20th & 27th.

River Legacy Living Science Center

Join us for daily Family Spring Break activities the week of March 12-16. Activities will take place at 11:30 am; 1:30 pm or 3:30 pm. Cost is $2 per person/2 and under free

SeaQuest Interactive Aquarium Fort Worth

SeaQuest Fort Worth takes you on a journey through the wonders of our planet. Interact and feed sharks, stingrays, capybara, giant sulcata tortoises, large exotic birds species, and thousands of other creatures along the way!

Texas Discovery Gardens

Get out and play at Texas Discovery Gardens! Enjoy our brand new Natural Playscape, with new elements being added throughout spring. Stay for the day during Spring Break with extra activities for the whole family. 


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