Best Summer 2021 Events for Kids and Families in Dallas, Texas!

Finally, summer’s here and when nice weather arrives so does the urge to go outdoors and engage in fun activities, especially when you have kids! There are many interesting options in Dallas for summer camps, events, and activities for the kids or for the whole family to enjoy together. Don’t miss our top picks below!

Jurassic World movie fans, dinosaur fans, this is the perfect event for you.

Kids, adults, toddlers, grandparents will be immersed in scenes inspired by the film, walk in the land of Jurassic giants, be face to face with life-size dinosaurs, discover the science of Jurassic World, and so much more. A must-visit exhibition in Dallas this summer!

Location:
Grandscape

DATES:
June 18- September 6: Monday-Tuesday: 12 PM – 7 PM | Wednesday-Thursday & Sunday: 12 PM – 8 PM | Friday-Saturday: 12 PM – 9 PM

Visit the Fort Worth Botanic Garden with the whole family and take a look at 12 plant-based animal shapes, such as elephants, butterflies, and giraffes!

The event runs until June 30, so make sure you don’t miss the chance to be amazed!

Location:
Fort Worth Botanic Garden

DATES:
9 AM- Ends on June 30.

Kids in grades 1-2 ages 6-8 will get to explore the pioneers of aviation and build their own aerospace marvel in this super fun summer camp for kids who love or feel attracted to everything related to the aviation world!

Location:
Frontiers of Flight Museum

DATES:
Monday – Friday: 9 AM – 3 PM | June 14 – 18

You will get to have a blast in this 90,000 square feet of adrenaline-pumping, action-packed live attraction and play experience!

Test your skills and focus across multiple play styles with the entire family!

Location:
Centennial Hall at Fair Park

DATES:
May 28 – August 8

In this educational and fun summer camp, children ages 6-8 will get to enjoy a journey to the Moon as they take on lunar science and astronomical STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) challenges!

The best way of learning is having fun!

Location:
Frontiers of Flight Museum

DATES:
Monday – Friday: 9 AM – 3 PM | July 12 – 16

Summer is here and so is the Zoolympics!

Kids in grades kindergarten-5 will learn everything about animals in the wild and delve into the cultures and the lands from which the animals at the Dallas Zoo come!

Location:
Dallas Zoo

DATES:
Weeklong camps. 9 AM – 3 PM | June 7, June 21, July 5, July 19, August 2

Kids ages 8-10 will explore aviation, experience aerospace challenges, and build their own flying machine in this in-person summer camp!

They will get to travel back in time and learn everything about the aviation world!

Location:
Frontiers of Flight Museum

DATES:
Monday – Friday 9 AM – 3 PM | July 12 – 16

Safari Splash is the perfect excuse to relax and cool off while the kids beat the summer heat!

This 14,000 square foot splash area features four slides, a water dump tower, animal-shaped water cannons, a toddler play area, and more!

Location:
Fort Worth Zoo

DATES:
9 AM- 4 PM | Ends on September 6

Visit the Sun and other stars as you investigate stellar science and astronomical STEM challenges!

This camp welcomes kids in grades 3-4, ages 8-10 interested in science, technology, engineering, math, and of course, Space!

Location:
Frontiers of Flight Museum

DATES:
Monday – Friday: 9 AM – 3 PM | June 14 – 18

If your kid always wanted to learn Golf or wants to upgrade skills, this is the perfect place to start at.

This 5-day program will teach kids everything they need to learn about Golf, from movements to etiquette!

Location:
Topgolf Dallas

DATES:
Monday-Friday. 9 AM- 12 PM | Start dates: June 21, June 28. July 12. July 19, July 26. August 2

This free family event will feature a water slide for kids to enjoy under the sun, raffles for book bags, food trucks for when you get hungry, and lots of fun!

If you were looking for a family event in Dallas, this is a great option!

 

Location:
FamilyTime Mansfield

DATES:
August 7, 12 PM- 4 PM

Nature’s Pilots is a 5-day camp in which kids ages 10-12 will get to discover how humans started traveling the skies, explore Earth’s first flyers, observe the natural world and so much more!

Location:
Frontiers of Flight Museum

DATES:
Monday – Friday: 9 AM – 3 PM | June 21 – 25

Girls ages 9-12 will gain confidence and connection through creativity!

Through improv, they will create scenes and lifelong friendships and enjoy storytelling, character creation, and so much more!

Location:
Stomping Ground Comedy Theater & Training Center

DATES:
July 12-16: 9 AM- 4 PM

Kids ages 10-12 will be thrilled by visiting the sun and other stars to investigate stellar science and astronomical STEM challenges!

Star Science is a 5-day camp perfect for kids who love all things space-related.

Location:
Frontiers of Flight Museum

DATES:
Monday – Friday: 9 AM – 3 PM | July 19 – 23

Kids ages 4-12 will bounce into summer in this super fun summer camp!

Among the many activities, they will enjoy arts and crafts, jump in bounce houses, movies, educational activities, and more!

Location:
FamilyTime Mansfield

DATES:
7-30 AM- 6.30 PM | June 7- July 23

If your kid loves everything that goes boom! this is the perfect camp!

For the first two days, they will enjoy STEM activities virtually from home, and on the last day of camp, they can join in person for explosive activities at the museum!

Location:
Frontiers of Flight Museum

DATES:
July 7 – 9 | 9 AM- 3 PM