Special Events

  1. Pumpkins on the Plaza

    Pumpkins on the Plaza is free, family-friendly Halloween carnival at City Hall Plaza. Enjoy a costume contest, pumpkin patch, hayrides, face painting, story time, arts and crafts, interactive games, music, entertainment, food trucks and much more. Stick around, once the sun goes down get your groove on, as we host a Glow Party. New this year, enjoy a dance party on the Plaza complete with glow sticks. All are welcome to this free event.

  2. Holiday Delights

    Holiday Delights is a free holiday festival and market that marks the beginning of holiday season at Fair Park. Enjoy the lighting of the tree, carolers, arts & crafts, carriage & train rides, a reindeer petting area and photos with Santa. New this year, enjoy snow hill, complete with a snow baseball field. Also enjoy hayrides and Annabelle’s Petting Zoofari!

  3. Deck the City Hall

    City Hall Plaza is getting all decked out for the holiday and you're invited! Deck the City Hall is a free, family-friendly holiday festival at City Hall Plaza. It’s all happening Saturday, December 19 from 12-5 p.m. Enjoy music, food trucks, train and carriage rides and photos with Santa. Kids, be sure to visit Santa’s Letter Writing Workshop and don’t miss your chance to ice skate on the Plaza.

  4. Spring Break at Fair Park

    Parents, are you staying in town for Spring Break? Bring your kids to Fair Park for FREE Spring Break activities. Registration is required for some activities and it’s first come first served so register today!

  5. Easter Egg Hunt

    Kids are invited to a free citywide Easter Egg Hunt. The City of Dallas Park and Recreation Department is hosting 42 simultaneous Easter Egg hunts at each recreation center around town. In addition to the Easter Egg Hunt, kids ages 12 and under can enjoy free family friendly activities, arts and crafts, and a special visit by Mr. Peter Cottontail. Kids don’t forget to bring your Easter baskets!