Dallas Summer Bucket List

by | May 31, 2022 | Special Team's Report | 0 comments

As Spring comes to an end, it’s time to start planning your summer bucket list. In a city as big as Dallas, it can be overwhelming to know exactly what to see and do during the summer months. But don’t worry I’ve got you covered! Check out the Top 10 for your Dallas Summer Bucket List!

Spend the day at the Dallas Arboretum

The Dallas Arboretum is one of the top botanical gardens in the world and is a perfect place to enjoy the beautiful summer weather. The gardens span over 66 acres and the blooming flowers and plants are constantly changing based on the season. The arboretum also hosts many different events, from lively concerts to food and wine tastings. Whether you’re young or older, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

Adult admission is $20 and children (2-12) is $12

Open daily from 9am – 5pm

Watch the horse races at Lone Star Park

Located in Grand Prairie, Lone Star Park is a horse racing track with a seven-level Grandstand, impressive dining room, and world-class Racebook and simulcast facility. The track is a popular tourist destination, with over 700,000 guests visiting the track on an annual basis. The racing season runs from April to July. This is a lively form of entertainment that’s sure to be fun for the entire family.

Ticket prices vary

Catch a yoga class at Klyde Warren Park

Klyde Warren Park is the perfect place to sit back, relax, and enjoy the wonderful warm summer weather. Exhale Dallas frequently offers hour-long yoga classes in the park. These classes are the perfect opportunity to take some time to unwind while admiring the Dallas skyline. After you’re finished, be sure to grab some food from one of the delicious food trucks parked nearby.

Visit the Dallas Museum of Art

The Dallas Museum of Art is one of the largest art museums in America, and general admission is free every day. The impressive museum houses over 22,200 works of art that encompass over 5,000 years of history. This is the perfect summer activity for anyone trying to get out of the heat for a few hours.

Visit the Dallas World Aquarium

If you are looking for a summer activity for your kids, the Dallas World Aquarium needs to be at the top of your list. There are multiple exhibits and educational talks, showcasing plants and animals from all over the world. Kids will love getting to interact with hundreds of animals, including otters, penguins, manatees, and even tigers.

Adult admission is $26.95 and child admission is $18.95

Watch a movie on the Granada Theater Rooftop

The Granada Theater hosts free movie nights every Wednesday on their stunning rooftop during the summer months. To add to the fun, they offer a special food and drink menu for you to explore while watching the film.

Visit the Perot Museum

The Perot Museum of Nature and Science is an amazing place to explore and learn some new things. Kids and adults alike will love seeing the breathtaking dinosaur skeletons and interactive science exhibits. Who said science had to be boring?

Adult admission is $20 and child admission is $13

Tee off at Top Golf

Top Golf is the perfect summer activity for any sports enthusiast, or simply anyone who is competitive at heart. The Dallas location has 74 golf bays that are climate-controlled and include food and beverage service. Golfers can order from a large menu of craft cocktails, beer, and gourmet food.

Up to 6 players can reserve a golf bay for $27 an hour

Visit the Taste of Dallas Festival 

Summertime is festival season in Dallas. If you’re a foodie, be sure to stop by the Taste of Dallas festival this summer. This longtime Texas tradition is a great way to experience the best food that the city has to offer, all in one place. You can experience different fair food, a wide variety of bacon, vegetarian options, and some of Dallas’s best food trucks.

Ticket prices vary based on the day

Beat the Heat at Hurricane Harbor

Trust us, we know the Dallas Summer heat can be brutal. Spending the day at the city’s largest water park, Hurricane Harbor is the perfect way to beat the heat. The park is full of thrilling water slides, relaxing lazy rivers, and wave pools. This is sure to be a fun experience for the whole family.

One time tickets are $24.99

Wishing you lots of fun this summer as you cross some of these off your Dallas Summer Bucket List!


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