RIKKI DONT went and did Dallas! He visited some of our favorite food spots, so we listed some other fun stuff you can do in the Big D!
Where To Cool Down in Downtown Dallas
Adolphus Pool — The Hotel Adolphus (1321 Commerce St, Dallas, TX 75202)
This gorgeous rooftop pool overlooks Downtown Dallas, has a full bar and is surrounded by private cabanas. Great place to hang out with friends and sip on refreshing craft cocktails!
Deck Open Daily — 6am- 12am
Waterproof — The Statler (1914 Commerce St, Dallas, TX 75201)
On the 19th floor of the historic Statler, Waterproof has both a rooftop day lounge and a pool side club that makes it an ideal spot to relax no matter the time of day.
Weekdays, 10am-12am; Weekends, 10am- 2am
Where To Shop Local in Dallas – Fort Worth
Farmers Market @ The Shed — Dallas Farmers Market (920 S Harwood St, Dallas, TX 75201)
If you’re looking to have great time with your family, the Dallas Farmers Market is the place to be! Promoting a healthier, more sustainable lifestyle, the Dallas Farmers Market features many Dallas merchants, vendors and craftsmen.
Monday, Thursday, Friday — 10am- 3pm (Summer Hours); Saturdays — 9am- 5pm; Sundays — 10am- 5pm
Traders Village Dallas/Fort Worth — Grand Prairie (2602 Mayfield Road, Grand Prairie, Texas 75052)
Traders Village Dallas/Fort Worth is a bargain hunter’s paradise spread over a 100 acres. This wonderland has shopping, food vendors and also an RV park. Admission is free and only $4 for parking.
Saturdays & Sundays — 10am- 5pm
Cowtown Farmers Market — Forth Worth (3821 Southwest Blvd, Fort Worth, TX, 76116)
Spend your Saturday mornings shopping at Cowtown Farmers Market. This local Fort Worth farmers market helps you find local, organic, farm-fresh food, all grown and produced within 150 miles of Cowtown.
Saturdays — 8am- 12pm
Where To Experience The Great Outdoors In Dallas
Cedar Ridge Nature Preserve — Audubon Dallas (7171 Mountain Creek Pkwy, Dallas, TX 75249)
A little slice of hiking heaven just 20 minutes from Downtown Dallas. Cedar Ridge Preserve is a natural habitat of 600 acres featuring about 9 miles of trails, native wildlife and butterfly gardens. At an elevation of 755 feet, you can pick between easy to moderate trails that make a solid Sunday morning workout.
Tuesdays- Sundays — 6:30am- Dusk (closed Mondays)
Enjoy 121 rolling acres of woodlands & wildflower meadows, with 8 miles of trails. Bring your bike out here any time of week for a quick escape into nature.
Mondays- Sundays – Sunrise- Sunset
Trinity River Audubon Center — Trinity Forest (6500 S Great Trinity Forest Way)
Trinity River Audubon Center serves a truly unique nature experience as it allows visitors to explore the Great Trinity Forest along with miles of nature viewing trails, the Children’s Discovery Garden, and sustainable building features. It’s a great place to learn more about the diverse community of plant and animal species that make up the Great Trinity Forest.
Monday through Friday 9am – 4pm
Where To Break A Sweat For Free In Dallas – Fort Worth
DFW Free Day of Yoga — Various Locations
DFW Free Day of Yoga not only provides a wonderful opportunity to enhance your practice, but is also a non profit organized exclusively for charitable and educational purposes.
Various Times And Dates; Check Facebook Page for More Info
Free Soccer Youth Soccer Clinics — Moore Park (1900 East 8th Street, Dallas, TX 75203)
Trinity River Corridor invites all children ages 6-12 to participate in their free Youth Soccer Clinics this summer. All clinics will be conducted by experienced soccer coaches.
Various Times And Dates in August; Check EventBrite Page For More Info
Where To Catch A Free Movie In Downtown Dallas
Summer Movie Series — Klyde Warren Park (2012 Woodall Rodgers Fwy, Dallas, TX 75201)
Grab a space on the lawn, enjoy a food truck picnic and enjoy fun flicks at Klyde Warren Park!
Every Saturday in July & August — 8:30pm- 10:30pm