Family-friendly events in Dallas: October 2018

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Are you looking for something to do with the kids in Dallas? Here are some awesome events to consider attending with your family through out the month of October! From Halloween activities to learning how to code, there’s a lot of different events to check out. Head over to Dallas Party Buses for more information on local events and how to experience them in the most convenient way possible.

Preteen boy pointing at column of pumpkins

Bradyn pointing at the pumpkin house at the Dallas Arboretum’s autumn festival ft. Wizard of Oz (2017)

October 6

Just US Girls Empowerment Workshop

Urban Specialists
1501 South Lamar Street

Do you have a daughter reaching adolescence? This workshop would be perfect for you to attend with her. It focuses on self care, something that is a vital tool for wellness while growing up. Girls will learn more about how to properly care for themselves, relieve stress in a healthy way, and tips for lasting confidence. It’s free, and every girl will leave with a mini self care kit.

October 16

Kids Code

WeWork Uptown
1920 McKinney Avenue

This is a great event to consider attending if your family has interest in STEM or simply want to learn a new skill. Children from ages eight to twelve are welcome to attend this free series of coding workshops. This is a valuable skill that will definitely benefit your child in the years to come.

October 17

Paint a Pumpkin!

9111 Garland Road

Celebrate fall at this pumpkin painting workshop at Chick-fil-a! It’s a free event, and all you will have to do is call ahead of time with a RSVP to make sure there are pumpkins for everybody in attendance. There will be complimentary treats along with the free pumpkin for painting!

This event is also happening October 24 due to demand, so call ASAP if you wish to attend!

October 27-28

Gluten-Free and Allergen-Friendly Expo

Dallas Market Hall
2200 N Stemmons Fwy

The GFAF Expo is a four-time Crunchy Family favorite. Everything in the expo is gluten-free, and there is a dedicated nut-free section. One of the best parts of the expo is the snacks you get to take home, but there are also free classes throughout each day related to gluten-free/allergen-friendly living!

October 28

Halloween Safe-tacular

Ronald Kirk Bridge
3011 Gulden Street

This is a great way to celebrate Halloween! You’ll be able to meet and greet with the Dallas Police Department, Fire Department, and members of the Army. With local vendors, games, and live music, it will be a Halloween celebration to remember. There will be trunk treating, arts and crafts, bounce houses, and more.