Free or Budget-Friendly DFW Events in June 2019

by Cash Store Staff

Free Family-Friendly Events

 Family at Festival

  • Tuesdays - Late Night Tuesdays at The Samurai Collection - Dallas
    Explore The Samurai Collection after dark! Every Tuesday, The Ann & Gabriel Barbier Mueller Museum will stay open until 8 PM.

  • Thursdays - Twilight Tunes Concert Series - Denton
    The Denton Main Street Association will present the 26th annual installment of their concert series. Twilight Tunes is held on the lawn of the Denton County Courthouse-on-the-Square, alternating between the east and the west side during the season.

  • Saturdays - Denton Community Market - Denton
    The Denton Community Market is a local farmers and art market in downtown Denton. The market features live music, kids' activities, local farms, local artists, food trucks, food vendors, and more.

  • 06/01 - Tucker Hill Porch Fest 2019 - McKinney
    Porch Fest is a unique, FREE, live music festival now in its fourth year and hosted by the new home community of Tucker Hill. This open-to-the-public event will feature live bands staged on some of Tucker Hill's quaint front porches, on a restaurant patio, a charming gazebo, and near the Residents' Club, Pool, and Playground. Peruse a pop-up artisan market with 40 vendors, a new Kids' Zone area with children's entertainer and story-teller, Tanna Banana and free face painting, or enjoy food & wine vendors.

  • 06/01 - Kid Fish - Flower Mound
    The Rheudasil Park Pond will be stocked with more than 500 lbs of catfish for the event, which is free for youth ages 16 and younger. Prizes and awards will be given in several categories. Rod, reel, and bait are provided, or you can bring your own! For more information, call 972.874.6276 or KIDFISH at 1.877.REEL-M-IN.

  • 6/4, 6/6 & 6/11 - Parks Concerts Series - Dallas
    The Dallas Symphony Orchestra continues its tradition of performing in Dallas area parks as part of its Parks Concerts series. Patrons can expect a fun and entertaining night in a relaxed atmosphere that is free and open to the public. The casual and outdoor parks concerts let families enjoy music near their homes and are central to our mission to provide great music to those who live in and around Dallas.

  • 6/13 & 6/27 - Vitruvian Nights Live - Addison
    The best FREE Summer Concerts in DFW are back! Vitruvian Nights Live returns to the beautiful Amphitheater at Vitruvian Park. Live music, food trucks, and outdoor games continue every other Thursday through August 8. On June 13, our live band is Limelight (Emerald City Party Band), and on June 27, our live band will be Desperado (Eagles Tribute Band). Parking is FREE and available onsite at Vitruvian Park.

  • 06/15 - Addison After Dark Retro Night Out - Addison
    Put your dancing shoes on and get ready to jitterbug, jive, boogie-woogie, and swing dance the night away. Don't like dancing? No problem! Try your art skills with a free painting class then relax with a romantic movie.

  • 6/15 & 6/22 - 2019 Summer Movie Series - Dallas
    From blockbusters to animated favorites, from musicals to dramas, you won’t want to miss any of these fun flicks. Grab a space on the lawn, enjoy a food truck picnic and let the cinematic fun begin. On June 15, the movie will be A Dog's Purpose, and on June 22, the movie will be The Sandlot.

  • 06/26 - NorthPark Center Art Tour - Dallas
    NorthPark Center is pleased to announce the 2019 spring and summer season of complimentary guided tours and discussions of the internationally celebrated art collection on site. Tours will be led by Taylor Zakarin, Manager of Arts Programming, and Anna Kern, Arts Coordinator.

  • 06/29 - Independence Day Celebration - Dallas
    Celebrate Independence Day by sampling cold treats from more than a dozen vendors and enjoying contests, live music, games and other fun family activities. Wrap up the evening with a concert by the U.S. Army’s 36th Infantry Division Band and a spectacular pyrotechnic display on the Park’s East Lawn.

  • 06/29 - Paws on the Plaza - Plano
    Camp Bow Wow Plano and Plano Stages presents Paws on the Plaza - a free, fun and educational day out for you and your pup! Join us for lots of pup-freebies and raffles. Our theme this month is Relaxation Exercise for Public Places, Signs of Dehydration & Heat Stroke. We will have a puppy-friendly after paw-ty at Hub Streat!

Budget-Friendly Events

 Stage with Curtains drawn

  • 6/5-7/14 - Penny Candy - Dallas - $20-$100
    Growing up in a candy house sounds like every kid’s dream, but for 12-year-old Jon-Jon, helping his father run Paw Paw’s Candy Tree out of their run-down one-bedroom apartment isn’t quite a dream come true. As their neighborhood sees a surge of violence fueled by epidemic drug use and increasing racial tensions, the business begins to fail and danger looms immediately outside Jon-Jon’s front door.

  • 6/7-6/9 - You Are Light - Dallas - $25-$50
    This very special and urgently needed concert will focus on the role of music in shaping what we think and feel about ourselves and how we love others. We will share personal stories of challenge and triumph and present a concert like none other. This concert will touch on the topics of mental health, suicide awareness, honoring dignity, and building self-esteem in yourself and others.

  • 6/7-6/9 & 6/13-6/16 - Newsies: The Broadway Musical - Plano - $12-$15
    Set in turn-of-the-century New York City, Newsies is the rousing tale of Jack Kelly, a charismatic newsboy and leader of a band of teenage “newsies.” When titans of publishing raise distribution prices at the newsboys’ expense, Jack rallies newsies from across the city to strike against the unfair conditions and fight for what’s right!

  • 6/7-6/9 & 6/14-6/15 - Matilda: The Musical - Fairview - $10-$20
    Matilda is a little girl with astonishing wit, intelligence and psychokinetic powers. She’s unloved by her cruel parents, but impresses her schoolteacher, the highly lovable Miss Honey. Matilda’s school life isn’t completely smooth sailing, however. The school’s mean headmistress, Miss Trunchbull, hates children and just loves thinking up new punishments for those who don’t abide by her rules. But Matilda has courage and cleverness in equal amounts, and could be the school pupils’ saving grace!

  • 6/7-6/9 & 6/14-6/16 - Mary Poppins JR. - Frisco - $10-$20
    Based on one of the most popular Disney movies of all time and the Broadway musical that played for over 2,500 performances and received multiple Olivier and Tony Awards nominations, Disney and Cameron Mackintosh’s Mary Poppins is capturing hearts in a whole new way as a practically perfect Broadway Junior musical!

  • 06/08 - Amazing Race: Father Son Edition 2019 - Grapevine - $15-$20
    Complete challenges, roadblocks and detours as a team to find your way to the finish line! You will get a chance to learn about different countries throughout Parr Park and participate in tasks indigenous to each country. Fathers may participate with up to three sons ages 5 and up. The first team of each age group who completes all challenges (in no particular order) in the time allotted, WINS! We will be providing hot dogs and hamburgers for the participants to have after the race with plenty of water!

  • 06/08 - Art Battle Live Painting - Dallas - $15-$20
    Join us for a sizzling experience of creation and community at Deep Ellum Art Co! It’s a wild night with great music as paint flies and masterpieces are created before your eyes! 12 amazing painters put their skills to the test with only 20 minutes to turn blank canvases into incredible pieces of original art that will be available via silent auction. Watch the creative process unfold and help vote for the winner!

  • 06/09 - Dallas Scooter Scavenger Hunt - Dallas - $20
    There are so many cool places, buildings and artwork downtown, and we want to take you on a big tour of it. What better way to do it than as a scavenger hunt...on a scooter?! We start at Dallas City Hall, and the after party is at Frankie's downtown. Players who reserve spots will have scooters or bikes reserved for them at the starting line and receive a $5 off coupon from JUMP. The top 3 teams will be awarded prizes! Why stop there? Dress in Back to the Future theme and win prizes for the best costume.

  • 06/10 - Bitty Bugs Half Day Camp - Dallas - $17-$20
    3 - 4 year old children can learn all about bugs and get home by nap time! If you are registering your child for multiple sessions or are registering more than one child, use the code CAMP10 during checkout to receive 10% off.

  • 6/11-6/16 - The Play that Goes Wrong - Dallas - $25-$150
    What would happen if Sherlock Holmes and Monty Python had an illegitimate Broadway baby? You’d get THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG! Welcome to opening night of The Murder at Haversham Manor, where things are quickly going from bad to utterly disastrous. With an unconscious leading lady, a corpse that can’t play dead, and actors who trip over everything (including their lines), it’s sure to bring down the house!

  • 06/13 - Butterfly Tea Party - Dallas - Free-$15
    Fancy reigns supreme during our beloved tea party! Come dressed in your fancy finery for light snacks, tea, arts & crafts and fancy activities! The party continues in the Butterfly House for our daily Butterfly Release. Stay after the event for our Critter Encounter at 2! Please don't forget to add tickets for any adults that will be attending!

  • 6/14-6/16 - Star Trek and Beyond - Dallas - $19-$95
    An evening of the greatest science fiction movie scores ever written – Star Trek, 2001: A Space Odyssey, E.T the Extraterrestrial and Star Wars.

  • 6/14-7/7 - Diary of a Worm, a Spider & a Fly - Dallas - $15-$40
    The coolest ever rock-n-roll romp through a bug's world commands center stage in this hip-hoppin' musical that promotes eco-consciousness, earth science, and tolerance of others. Worm eats his homework and has no legs, Fly has 327 siblings and wants to be a superhero. and Spider can't wait to grow up and molt. When Fly's Aunt Rita needs help getting out of a tight spot, the squad must combine their talents and work as a team on the rescue mission of a lifetime.

  • 06/15 - Dallas Yoga Fest - Allen - $5-$100
    Be a part of International Yoga Day, a world-wide celebration of yoga, where ancient science meets modern times at Dallas Yoga Fest. The goal of Dallas Yoga Fest is to support a healthy lifestyle for people of all ages through the science of yoga as well as related and complimentary health fields.

  • 06/16 - Father's Day at the Frog Pond - Farmers Branch - $3-$5
    Dads across the area are invited to spend their special day cooling off at the Frog Pond. Dads will receive Margaret Young Natatorium admission pricing (Residents $3, Non-Residents $5) to the Frog Pond when accompanied by at least one family member with regularly paid admission. Residency will determine rate.

  • 6/21-6/23 & 6/28-6/29 - Nancy Blue: Girl Detective - Plano - $10-$12
    This clever spoof of everyone’s favorite detective Nancy Drew has Nancy BLUE searching to uncover who has kidnapped the school principal. It won’t be easy in a hard-boiled world of mounting suspicions and mysterious events, not to mention diva actresses, a stubborn rookie cop, a bossy older sister, and an AV Nerd who always adds her two-cents. Can this tough young sleuth figure out where the principal has vanished to, and what is giving off that awful smell?

  • 06/22 - Harlem Globetrotters - Arlington - $15-$69.50
    The Harlem Globetrotters, who are committed to bringing their fans the best experience and the most electrifying athletes on the planet, will give their fans a chance to get closer than ever to the action and team’s stars with their Fan Powered World Tour. Join us as the Harlem Globetrotters show off their legendary skills in Dallas Fort Worth!

  • 06/29 - World of Art Festival - Arlington - $20-$60
    World of Art is a festival that brings together all forms of art and culture from all over the world in a one night event of discovery. Guests will be given a passport to travel the world through visiting a curated experience made up of art, performances, and presentations all from local artists. This is a new, multi-sensory experience unlike anything DFW has ever experienced before and will debut at the newly built Texas Live!

Sips & Snacks

    Father's Day Breakfast

  • Sundays - Good Taste Sundays - Dallas - Free admission
    Patio season is in full swing at Wheelhouse with the return of their all-vinyl DJ Sunday brunch. Find the perfect table on the covered outdoor patio, while listening to vinyl sets from the likes of genre-defying Lisa Bush and hook master Gabe Mendoza spinning everything from 60s Italian cinema scores to Krautrock and Brit-pop. Complimentary valet parking.

  • Sundays - Sammie Sundays at Bisous Bisous Patisserie - Dallas - Free admission
    Sammie Sunday is a once a month pop-up at Bisous Bisous Pâtisserie featuring their signature croissant waffle ice cream Sammies. Try these ice cream sandwiches with your choice of three different house-made ice cream flavors, sandwiched between two croissant waffles and tossed in flavored sugars. Top it off with nut crunch, chocolate decorations, or house-made sauces.

  • 06/01 - Crawfish Boil - Grand Prairie - Free admission
    The Grand Prairie Farmers Market will be open from 8 AM – 2 PM on Saturday, June 1, featuring a crawfish boil from 10 AM – 2 PM prepared by Dustin Clement's Heads or Tails Cajun Crawfish. The event will also feature live music, a gift market, arts and crafts, and games. The tasty crawfish will be sold for $10 a pound and will be accompanied with potatoes and corn.

  • 06/05 - Wine-Up Wednesday - Fort Worth, Frisco, Richardson - $25
    Join us Wednesday, June 5 for Wine-Up Wednesday from 5-7 PM! We will feature 4-5 wines from the Central Coast of California! It’s $25 per person. Call your location to RSVP!

  • 6/5 & 6/19 - Wednesday Wine Tasting - Dallas - $30
    Join us the first and third Wednesday of each month, sample 6 wines from the featured region & enjoy savory hors d’oeuvres. Vote on your favorite wine to be featured for the month.

  • 6/6 & 6/7 - Beer vs Wine SMACKDOWN! - Dallas - $40
    Which is truly the better pair with cheese? Will wine lovers shake their stems in the agony of defeat? Will beer lovers mourn by crying into their...well...beer? Even if you know the answers to these vexing questions, who wouldn't love the experience of putting these two elixirs to the test? Each of the five rounds consists of one cheese, one wine and one beer.

  • 6/7-6/9 - Taste of Dallas - Dallas - $12-$100
    Taste of Dallas kicks off Friday night with The Foodie Experience. It's an exclusive, one-night-only, limited-ticket event, where gourmet attendees (21 and older only) enjoy unlimited food tastings along with delicious samplings of wine, craft beer, and spirits, ALL INCLUDED in the ticket price. On Saturday and Sunday, Taste of Dallas introduces Taste of the Neighborhoods featuring dozens of great restaurants from neighborhoods around the Metroplex.

  • 06/13 - Father's Day Beer & BBQ - Lewisville - Free admission
    Krieger Orthodontics & TKO Libations have partnered to celebrate dads and all they do with a little BBQ, beer & bro-time. Enjoy food, music, gifts, and a chance to win a FREE SMILE OVERHAUL! You do not need to be a patient to attend. The first 50 dads to check in at the event will receive a special Father's Day gift!

  • 6/13 & 6/14 - Charcuterie, Cheese and Wine: Father's Day Edition - Dallas - $40
    Charcuterie, those delicious cured meats! Whether you prefer salami, prosciutto, or pate, we will be talking about how they are made and matching them up with incredible handmade cheese and tasty wines!  

  • 06/16 - Father's Day Coffee Cupping (Tasting) Class - Arlington - $28
    Think of a coffee cupping class similar to the way you would a wine tasting, except with fine coffees, spoons, and slurping! In our coffee cupping class, you’ll taste and evaluate some of the finest small batch coffees from regions around the world! Learn about the origins of the coffees you taste, along with the cupping techniques coffee pros use industry-wide for evaluation.

  • 06/16 - Father's Day: Penny Pints & Dad Bod Burgers - Dallas - Free admission
    There are two reasons you should celebrate Father's Day at Rodeo Goat. 1) ALL DADS get a PROCREATION PENNY PINT! That's right. Enjoy one pint of a choice selection of beers for a PENNY...just because you're a dad! All you gotta do is prove that you're a daddy. LIMIT ONE penny pint per Dad. 2) DAD BOD BURGER! Peep the specs: house-ground 44 Farms Beef patty, fried Mac & Cheese patty, bacon, house-made Fresno chili mayo, arugula, pickles, and some SIGNATURE RODEO GOAT QUESO to top it off!!!

  • 06/16 - Oaked & Smoked IV: A Celebration of Dad - Lewisville - $15-$100
    Do what Dad really wants to do for Father's Day this year, and bring the family out for a fun day at Witherspoon Distillery! We'll have open house tours of our production facility and barrel storage/rick-house, as well as an exclusive preview sampling of our latest product offering.

  • 06/20 - Third Thirsty Thursdays with ALT 103.7 - Plano - Free admission
    Join ALT 103.7 and Sybil Summers for “Thirsty Third Thursday” at Mexican Bar Company! Sybil and the ALT 103.7 crew will be onsite starting at 5:30 PM with great prizes and be ready to party with DJ Joe Ramirez spinning the best music in Plano! Come enjoy the beautiful weather on our beautiful patio, sip on drink specials, and try one of our delicious dip trios! Join us for Happy Hour until 9 PM and stay for the PARTY!

  • 6/21 & 6/27 - European Standards and New American Favorites - Dallas - $40
    Join us for a tasting comparison of the best known European cheeses like Roquefort alongside new world beauties of a similar style. We'll talk about trends in American cheese making and what makes these new creations so exciting while seeing how they have evolved from their European forebears. We will serve some European standard wines as well as new American classics to taste along with the cheeses.

Volunteer Opportunities 

 Volunteers collecting Food Donations

  • Saturdays - Denton Community Market - Denton
    Thank you for your interest in volunteering at the Market! Being a volunteer is fun! There are volunteer opportunities for people of all ages and abilities. We would love your help! To volunteer at the Market complete the Volunteer at the Market online form and select the days you can commit to volunteer. We look forward to working with you!

  • 06/01 - Voly in the Park - Dallas
    Volunteers change everything - where they live, work and play - and transform their own lives in the process of serving others. Whether it's connecting nonprofits to the free workforce they need, supporting teachers and students in the classroom, or providing volunteer infrastructure for municipalities, VOLY.org builds capacity for our communities to address critical needs.

  • 06/08 - TangoTab's Feed the City - Dallas - Dallas
    Prior to the Event, head over to the store and pick up the product. The more product that is brought, the more meals we will make. We request that each person attending brings some product. You can bring any of the items in any combination. Please try to bring an equal amount of meat, cheese and bread. For a full list of products to bring, please visit our website.

  • 06/15 - TangoTab's Feed the City - Mesquite - Mesquite
    Prior to the Event, head over to the store and pick up the product. The more product that is brought, the more meals we will make. We request that each person attending brings some product. You can bring any of the items in any combination. Please try to bring an equal amount of meat, cheese and bread. For a full list of products to bring, please visit our website.

  • 06/15 - TangoTab's Feed the City - Fort Worth - Fort Worth
    Prior to the Event, head over to the store and pick up the product. The more product that is brought, the more meals we will make. We request that each person attending brings some product. You can bring any of the items in any combination. Please try to bring an equal amount of meat, cheese and bread. For a full list of products to bring, please visit our website.

  • 6/20-6/23 - 2019 Firefly Run - Plano
    Volunteering is the best way you can get involved! From operating the fog machines to cheering on runners, handing out medals, and keeping our runners hydrated, Firefly Run wouldn’t be possible without the help of our AWESOME volunteers!

  • 06/22 - Spartan Stadion Series - Arlington
    As a Spartan Race volunteer, you will help our racers and spectators to have an epic race day. A big AROO for all our volunteers, as you will have a unique race experience in all that is Spartan! Come join us!

  • 06/29 - World of Art - Arlington
    Want to get involved? Message us today to be apart of World Of Art! Volunteers receive an official WOA t-shirt, WOA lanyard & a free WOA ticket for a guest!



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