Summer 2024 in DFW

Are you looking for some fun summer activities to do in Dallas-Fort Worth? Look no further! We’ve curated a list of great activities and events to enjoy this summer. From outdoor adventures to unique cultural experiences and family-friendly outings, there’s something here for everyone. So grab your sunscreen and get ready – it’s time to have some summertime fun!


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Fort Worth

Sounds of Summer Series

May 17 – Jun 28, 2024
Fort Worth Botanic Garden, Amon Carter Museum of American Art, & CR Smith Museum

The Forth Worth Symphony presents The Mercedes T. Bass Sounds of Summer Series. These concerts replace the Concerts in the Garden series during the summer of 2024 while the Botanic Gardens completes construction and renovations. The concerts will showcase different styles of music and will be held primarily in indoor venues keeping you out of the Texas summer heat.

S.E.E.D. Camp in the Garden

June 3–7, June 10-14, and June 17-21
Fort Worth Botanic Garden
3220 Botanic Garden Blvd
Fort Worth, Texas 76107

Send your kids to S.E.E.D (Summer Exploration, Engagement, and Discovery) Camp in the Garden! Campers will explore the grounds of the Fort Worth Botanic Garden and Botanical Research Institute of Texas while learning about the natural world, growing into young scientists, and having fun! There are 4 age groups Bugs Among Us (Ages 4-5), Texas Native Treasures (Ages 6-7), Nature Innovators (8-11), and E-STEAM Explorers (Ages 12-14). Some of the camps will include a Sounds of Nature concert for campers featuring the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra. Register here.


Memorial Day Weekend, May 24 – 26
Will Rogers Memorial Center
3401 West Lancaster Avenue Fort Worth, TX 76107

ZestFest 2024 is coming to Fort Worth this year. Come and enjoy all things spicy. Indulge in a fiery feast as you explore a wide array of tantalizing treats from around the world. From flaming hot sauces to smoky BBQ delights, this festival is a haven for spice enthusiasts and BBQ lovers alike. You can join the Hot Wings Eating Contest. Pick up tickets here.

Rockin the River

Thursdays, starting in July
Panther Island Pavilion
395 Purcey St, Fort Worth, TX 76102

Have #FunOnThursdays with live music, food & drinks and more at the Panther Island Pavilion beach. Enjoy top Texas Country acts and a little rock & soul. Tube up to the waterfront stage or chill on the shore with a brew and enjoy live music in the coolest seat in town.



Movies in the Park

Klyde Warren Park
2012 Woodall Rodgers Freeway, Dallas, TX 75201
Find the Full Lineup HERE

You don’t want to miss this FREE 2023 lineup. Enjoy a family-friendly lineup & food trucks. From E.T. to Top Gun Maverick these movies are sure to impress.

Free Kids Summer Beach Bash

June 1, 2024 | 10am to 1pm
Ambi Place
3121 Forest Ln, Garland, TX 75042

This family-friendly event is sure to please. Enjoy summer activities like a foam zone, games, activities, watercolor painting, face painting, snow cones, and more. Every registered kid in attendance will receive FREE Raising Canes. Learn more HERE

ArtPark Markets

Multiple Dates
ArtPark Trinity Groves
331 Singleton Blvd, 100, Dallas, TX 75212

Monthly markets featuring local vendors.

Broadway DallasHamilton, Hairspray, Funny Girl

Hamilton: May 8 – June 9
Winspear Opera House
2403 Flora St, Dallas, TX 75201

Hairspray: June 18 – 30
Funny Girl: August 6 – 18
Music Hall at Fair Park
909 1st Ave, Dallas, TX 75210

Enjoy the national tours of incredible Broadway shows: Hamilton, Hairspray, & Funny Girl.

Frisco Rough Riders – Minor League Baseball

Multiple Dates
Riders Field
7300 Rough Riders Trl, Frisco, TX 75034

A Double-A affiliate for the Texas Ranger, the Frisco Rough riders provide quality baseball and fun events. There’s a lazt river in the park and you might be lucky enough to catch a home run from your inner tube. As a minor league team for the reigning world series champions, you may get so see a big league star on assignment while recovering from injury and/or surgery. Check out the events the are planning throughout the season here.

PRIMETIME Saturday Night Improv

Every Saturday at 8:30pm
Dallas Comedy Club
3036 Elm St, Dallas, TX 75226

If you love comedy this is for you. Similar to “Whose Line is it Anyway”, the audience gives suggestions and the actors improvise the comedy. You can even participate and join them on stage. Get tickets HERE.

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