Kids Activities in the Midcities Texas Area | Kids Out and About Midcities

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Yankee Doodle Parade & July Jubilee Festival

Deck out in red, white, and blue for this patriotic occasion, or watch from your lawn chair on the Denton Square as the parade rolls out at 9 a.m. When the Yankee Doodle Parade ends, come over to the Civic Center and have fun at the July Jubilee Festival! This FREE event starting at 10 a.m. will be in the Civic Center and Quakertown Park. We'll have live music, inflatables, food trucks, and lots of fun. Come hungry, bring some money, and support local! Oh, and don't forget the Hot Dog Eating Competition at 11:30! Register in advance or show up with the will to scarf down 20 hotdogs faster than your opponents.
Dates: 
07/02/2022
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Organization:

City of Denton

Location:

321 E. McKinney
Denton, TX, 76201
United States

Phone:

(941) 932-9450

Arlington 4th of July Parade

Experience the oldest event in Arlington and one of the largest 4th of July parades in Texas. Join us on JULY 4, 2022 AT 9AM for a day of festive family fun! The Arlington Independence Day Parade is the oldest event in Arlington. We've been putting smiles on people's faces for over 50 years!
Dates: 
07/04/2022
9 AM
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Location:

600 S Center St
Arlington, TX, 76019
United States

Phone:

(817) 330-9872

Independence Day Celebration- Farmers Branch

Celebrate our nation’s independence with your neighbors, family and friends on Friday night, July 1, at the Farmers Branch Historical Park! We’ve thrilled to feature the area’s best low-level fireworks show as well as lots of free activities for the kiddos including airbrush tattoos, balloon artists, strolling patriotic characters and the Ballistic Swing amusement ride. As if that wasn’t enough, we’ve got the high energy, party band Limelight to get you up and dancing!
Dates: 
07/01/2022
6:30 - 10 p.m.
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Location:

Farmers Branch Historical Park
2540 Farmers Branch Ln
Dallas, TX, 75234
United States

Phone:

972.247.4607

Frozen Fridays at the Arboretum

We want you to stay cool during the Texas heat, so starting June 3 enjoy a cold treat from local ice cream vendors every Friday all summer long as you stroll the garden!
Dates: 
07/01/2022
07/08/2022
07/15/2022
11am-3pm
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Organization:

Dallas Arboretum

Location:

8525 Garland Road
Dallas, TX, 75218
United States

Phone:

214.515.6615

Disney Art from Private Collections

Get drawn inside the worlds and characters created by three of Walt Disney Animation Studio’s most talented and prolific artists: Frank Thomas, Ollie Johnston and Andreas Deja. From personal collections including Deja’s own, you’ll see over 80 years of original and historic animation sketches, character studies and concept drawings from Disney classics and deep cuts including Alice in Wonderland, Peter Pan, The Lion King, The Princess and the Frog, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, The Rescuers, The Little Mermaid and many more.
Dates: 
06/28/2022
06/29/2022
06/30/2022
Monday: CLOSED Tuesday–Saturday: 10am – 5pm Sunday: 1pm – 5pm
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Location:

201 W Main St
Arlington, TX, 76010
United States

Phone:

(817) 275-4600

Hurst Stars & Stripes

The annual City of Hurst Stars & Stripes event is Friday, July 1, at Hurst Community Park. Come out to enjoy live music, good food, and a beautiful fireworks show! FREE shuttles are available from designated parking at Northeast Mall.
Dates: 
07/01/2022
6:00 PM
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Location:

Hurst Community Park - Hurst,TX
601 Precinct Line Road
Hurst, TX, 76053
United States

Phone:

817.788.7000

Light up Arlington

Celebrate Independence Day in Downtown Arlington with live music, kid-friendly activities, food trucks and a spectacular firework display on Sunday, July 3 followed by a red, white and blue, fun-filled parade the next day. Festivities, which are free and open to the public, start at 6 p.m. July 3 at Parks and Recreation Department's annual Light Up Arlington. This year's celebration, which encompasses 57 acres surrounding City Hall and the George W. Hawkes Downtown Library, includes some of the top musical acts in the Dallas-Fort Worth region, vendors, food trucks and plenty of kid-friendly fun.
Dates: 
07/03/2022
6 p.m
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Organization:

City of Arlington, TX

Location:

101 W. Abram Street
Arlington, TX, 76010
United States

Phone:

817-459-6777

Sparks & Stripes

The City of Irving will host its annual Independence Day celebration on Monday, July 4. The parade starts at 9 a.m. in the Heritage District; swing by Levy Event Plaza starting at 6 p.m. for live music and fireworks!
Dates: 
07/04/2022
The parade starts at 9 a.m. in the Heritage District; swing by Levy Event Plaza starting at 6 p.m. for live music and fireworks!
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Organization:

City of Irving

Location:

825 W. Irving Blvd.
Irving, TX, 75060
United States

Phone:

(972) 721-2501

Dallas Wings Home Games

Come on down to CPC to cheer on your Dallas Wings!
Dates: 
07/01/2022
07/05/2022
07/16/2022
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Organization:

Dallas Wings

Location:

600 S. Center Street
Arlington, TX, 76010
United States

Herps EcoExplorer

Drop in during visiting hours 9:00am-12:00pm to learn about the Biodiversity Education Center, Coppell Nature Park, and the seasonal programs offered. While you're here, learn about the local environment through self-guided activities and interactive resources. Then, take what you learn out on the trails to become true EcoExplorers!
Dates: 
06/28/2022
06/30/2022
07/02/2022
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Location:

367 Freeport Pkwy.​​
Coppell, TX, 75019
United States

Phone:

972-304-3581

Cupcake Decorating - Play Street Plano

Grab a spot and join us on Friday, July 1st from 6:00-8:00pm at Play Street Museum Plano for playtime and 4th of July themed cupcake decorating!
Dates: 
07/01/2022
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Location:

5964 W Parker Rd
Plano, TX, 75093
United States

Phone:

469-362-8624

FC Dallas Home Games

The combination of a world-class stadium and a sports park make Toyota Stadium one of the best and most unique soccer facilities in the world. The best way to experience FC Dallas soccer is in person. Come join us for our theme nights. Get your tickets to the New Era!
Dates: 
07/04/2022
07/13/2022
07/16/2022
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Organization:

FC Dallas

Location:

9200 World Cup Way
Frisco, TX, 75033
United States

Phone:

(888) 323-4625