It’s important to keep current with Dallas activities taking place this fall so the whole family can get out and enjoy some quality time together. Connect with your children and enjoy fun family events by taking advantage of this Dallas kids activities guide for fall 2012.
The fair runs for 24 days from September 28 through October 21. Ride on more than 70 rides and enjoy great food, exhibits and parades every evening through the park. Tickets range in price from $12 to $16, and guests ages 2 and younger are admitted free. There are many ways to earn discount tickets, such as bringing canned food donations or empty Dr Pepper and Coke bottles. The Texas State Fair link above contains full details for special offers and how to earn discount tickets.
From October 2 through February 3, the Heard Natural Science Museum exhibits Life-size Animatronic Dinosaurs, including the 46-foot T-Rex as well as eight other new dinosaurs. The exhibit always gives families and friends a fun, educational activity to enjoy together. The trail is jogging stroller friendly, and a play area is available as well. Dallas activities at the Heard Natural Science Museum are great to attend any time of the year, not only in the Fall.
Chihuly Nights, powered by Cirro Energy, will be open through November 5th, including a different concert each Thursday night. Enjoy the evening glow of moonlight and tree lights with the artist’s magnificently lit sculptures along with live music. Dallas activities are great when accompanied with live music, and the month of October at the Chihuly exhibition includes Dallas Unlimited, Coppertones, LeFreak, Signed-Sealed-Delivered, and the Dallas Wind Symphony. Prices range from $9–$22.
Dallas activities in the fall are a great time to take advantage of the cooler weather. Along with shopping for great fresh food at the Dallas Farmers Market, visit on Saturday, October 13 between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. for the Fall Festival. The first 100 kids to arrive receive a free Justin Bieber t-shirt and the chance to win tickets to his sold-out concert! Joe King and the JK band will be performing.
Turtle Creek is the place to be on Saturday, October 20, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. if you want to enjoy free Dallas activities and the chance to purchase pumpkins for Halloween. Food and drinks are available for purchase, and families are encouraged to bring a picnic blanket and enjoy the afternoon in one of Dallas’s prettiest public parks.
This is just a peek at the many Dallas activities available this fall. You can afford to visit more family events by saving in other areas, such as on your electric bill. Visit Cirro Energy to learn more. You can also join us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter!