|Origins: Fossils from the Cradle of Humankind | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm|
Be part of this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to get up close with our ancient human ancestors. Uncover traits we share and those that make us different. Along the way, you’ll encounter stories from the scientists of these expeditions and questions that inspire paleoanthropologists in the field that will help you reflect on what it means to be human. www.origins.perotmuseum.org
|Speechless: Different by Design | 8:45 pm|
Explore the many ways in which we connect to the world around us through our senses in speechless: different by design, an exhibition of multisensory, interactive, and immersive experiences for visitors of all backgrounds and abilities. Created in collaboration with designers, scholars, and scientists, speechless presents unique opportunities for discovering new perspectives through communications beyond speech and words. Requires a $16 ticket with discounts for seniors, students, and military. DMA Members and children 11 and under are free. Through Mar. 22. 1717 N Harwood St, Dallas https://dma.org/speechless
|Nature’s Art – the Mineral Beauty of China | All Day|
Collecting rocks and stone carvings has been popular in China for thousands of years. The country’s abundant mineral resources were historically used for industrial purposes only until the mid-1980’s. Marvel at breathtaking specimens including a metallic masterpiece of stibnite, feet-shaped azurite and malachite, a mountainous fluorite covered in snow-like calcite and much more. This special exhibit is included with General Admission. www.perotmuseum.org
|Dallas Blooms—Sounds of Spring | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm|
With more than 100 varieties of spring bulbs and over 500,000 blooms bursting with color, the Dallas Arboretum announces “Sounds of Spring” as this year’s Dallas Blooms theme. Go online to check out the full schedule of activities and family fun all season. Free with general admission. www.dallasarboretum.org
|Scale Tales | 11:00 am - 7:00 pm|
Get an up-close and personal look at reptiles and exotic animals during SEA LIFE Grapevine Aquarium’s new interactive show Scale Tales, which gives guests the opportunity to get an up close and personal look at the aquarium’s reptiles and exotic animals that include a bearded dragon, blue tongue skink, ball python and more. Scale Tales is included in the price of admission. Online pricing from $17.99 for adults, from $14.99 for children 3–12 years and free for 2 and younger. Through March 31.
|Dallas Farmers Market | All Day|
visit the food hall and artisanal vendor market. www.dallasfarmersmarket.org
|Andretti Indoor Karting & Games | 10:00 am - 12:00 am|
10am-12am Come experience Andretti Indoor Karting and Games, bringing high-speed electric super karts, bowling, VR gaming, arcade games, a ropes course, unique dining, legendary event space and much more. Andretti Indoor Karting and Games offers nearly 100,000 square feet of nonstop action and excitement. It’s a pay-as-you-go facility with no general admission fee. Fun for kids and adults of all ages. https://andrettikarting.com/thecolony
|Beer Glass Help-Create at Vetro Glassblowing Studio | 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm|
Join us for St. Patrick’s Day – Hot Glass, Cold Brew! Help create your own beer glass then partake in some fine ales. Additional date is March 14. $75/beer glass. Reservations required. VetroArtGlass.com.
|Dash Down Greenville | 8:00 am - 9:00 am|
If you’re an adult, dress in your luckiest gear and join the sea of green for the best 5K and post-race party this side of the rainbow. ‘Twill be a fine morning to celebrate with beer, food, a live band, cash prizes and more fun than ever before. Tickets start at $35.
|McKinney St. Patrick Day Shamrock 5K and Festival | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm|
Join us for the 3rd Annual McKinney St. Patrick’s Day Festival and Shamrock Run!
The event is returning to Tupps Brewery for its biggest year yet! Featuring a Shamrock Run 5k with awesome medals and swag, two stages with nonstop entertainment from Irish rock bands, delicious cuisine including Irish favorites, costume contests, face painting, lots of green beer, lawn games and plenty of cool vendors! The Shamrock Run 5k starts at 9 am and finishes in front of Tupps Brewery where the party will be waiting for you! The 5k Registration includes a Shamrock Run T-shirt, a lucky finishers medal and a swag bag! Pricing increases as the event gets closer! Don’t wait! The festival is free to attend and family-friendly! Parking for the festival is free and available at Tupps Brewery or utilize the complimentary shuttle! See website for more information. https://tuppsbrewery.com/tours-events
|TRWD Flyfest | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm|
As a part of an annual rainbow trout stocking, Tarrant Regional Water District (TRWD) is partnering with Fort Worth’s urban angling community to deliver TRWD Flyfest. The festival will be a family-friendly day of fly fishing, expert presentations, casting classes, food trucks, wine tastings, craft beer and live music in and along the Clear Fork of the Trinity River. Whether you are an experienced angler or have never touched a fly rod, this fun day will have something to hook everyone in the whole family. Free admission; $5 parking. https://trwdflyfest.com/
|Cowtown Goes Green | 10:00 am - 8:00 pm|
The city’s largest and most family-friendly St. Patrick’s Day celebration. The event in the Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District features free activities for kids including armadillo races, face painting, live music and gunfights. The day features a Western/Irish themed Cowtown Goes Green parade that follows the 4pm cattle drive. All activities are free of charge and are open to the public. www.fortworthstockyards.org/events/cowtown-goes-green
|Pi Day Math Festival | 10:00 am - 2:00 pm|
In partnership with talkSTEM, AT&T Performing Arts Center invites you to join the fourth annual Pi Day Math Festival featuring walkSTEM. The festival will showcase the many ways in which math impacts the world: in art, nature, science and more. Participating organizations include: Kimbell Art Museum, Science in the City, Dallas DISD, Love Field Airport, Dallas Public Library, and the Crow Museum of Asian Art of UTD. There will be interactive math-related activities for all ages. The Pi Day Math Festival is open to families, teachers and interested grown-ups. No unaccompanied minors permitted. Please visit the website to RSVP. Free.
|Dallas St. Patrick’s Parade | 11:00 am - 1:00 pm|
Come experience the largest St. Patrick’s parade in the Southwest! Greenville Ave, between Blackwell and Yale Blvd.
|St. Paddy’s Pickle Parade & Palooza | 11:00 am - 9:00 pm|
Don’t miss the 11am Baby Parade for ages 6–48 months. Application fee is $10 per child. The St. Paddy’s Pickle Parade begins at 1pm. Admission and most of the activities in the Pickle Playground are free. See website for more information.
|The Prego Expo | 11:30 am - 4:00 pm|
Exhibitors, Product Demos, Educational Seminars, Giveaways, and a Babies & Bumps Fashion Show. Admission $16 before the show, $18 at the door. https://www.thepregoexpo.com/events/the-prego-expo-at-dallas/
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL JULY 11, 2020.
|Kids Fest | 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm|
Spend Spring Break at Traders Village with the return of our popular Kids Fest event on March 14th -15th, 2020! A host of fun activities are planned for kids to enjoy; clowns, magicians, face painters, activities, photo ops with superheroes and a high energy show of music, songs, and experiments. It’s fun for the entire family! Free. $5 Parking. https://tradersvillage.com/grand-prairie
|STEM: Rolling Wheel Bot | 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm|
Build-A-Bot is the West Irving Library’s new monthly STEM program for teens and children ages 8 years old and above. Every month, participants work together in groups of 2 to 3 and use an instruction kit to build a robot. Every month’s project is different — join us in March to build a Rolling Wheel bot.
|Sham’rock Family Camp Out | 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm|
Join us at Oak Point Park & Nature Preserve for an evening of outdoor games, arts & crafts, four leaf clover hunt, story-telling near the fire, s’mores, and family fun! Registration is $9 per person (ages 2 and under are free). Dinner and a light breakfast are included. Go online to register.
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