Kids Activities in Southside

$49 for Four Private Guitar Lessons with Free Lesson e-Book at American Guitar Academy ($ 129.95 Value)

American Guitar Academy

Multiple Locations

$129.95 $49

Under the tutelage of skilled instructors, prospective rock icons learn scales, chords, and soloing techniques during 30-minute lessons

Two Hours of Jumping for One, Two, or Four at Urban Air Trampoline Park

Urban Air Trampoline Park

Multiple Locations

$20 $15

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Kids and adults bound across enormous wall-to-wall trampolines, play dodgeball, fly into a foam pit, and slam-dunk basketballs

Two Hours of Bowling and Shoe Rental for Two, Four, or Six at AMF Bowling Co. (Up to 56% Off)

AMF Bowling Centers

Multiple Locations

$36 $17

Bowling at over 250 locations across the country hosts groups of two, four, or six for two hours of bowling

8, 12, or 16 Indoor Bounce Sessions at Pump It Up (Up to 54% Off)

Pump It Up

South Dallas County

$48 $24

Kids bounce, bound, and slide on inflatable indoor playplaces, making new friends and getting exercise

Visit for Two or Four or Family Membership to International Museum of Cultures (Up to Half Off)

International Museum of Cultures

Duncanville

$10 $5

More than 10 exhibits celebrate contemporary indigenous cultures while educating visitors about their history and challenges they face

Four Weeks of Ice-Skating Group Lessons for 1 or 2 Including Public Skating at ICE at The Parks (Up to 92% Off)

ICE at The Parks

The Parks At Arlington

$295 $25

Ice-skating group lessons for children and adults take place on NHL-size ice rink inside The Parks at Arlington

$20 for $40 of Arcade-Games & Batting Cages at Putt-Putt Fun Center/Alley Cats Entertainment Center

Putt-Putt Fun Center and Alley Cats Entertainment Center

Multiple Locations

$40 $20

Fun center offers 50–110 arcade games and batting cages are available at each Putt-Putt location

One or Three 30-Minute Piano, Guitar, or Voice Lessons at Just Rock Enterprises (Up to 64% Off)

Just Rock Enterprises

Lancaster

$40 $15

Lessons introduce students to techniques for playing the piano or guitar, or help develop singing skills

Batting Cage Visit with 40 or 80 Tokens at Cover All Bases (60% Off)

Cover All Bases

Heart Of Arlington

$20 $8

23,000 square foot facility houses six cages with fast- and slow-pitch machines for softball and baseball

Ziplining for One, Two, or Six at Beaumont Ranch (Up to 64% Off)

Beaumont Ranch

Grandview

$60 $29

The course includes a training run and five ziplines, including one measuring more than 1,500 feet long

Planetarium Show Admission for Four or Six at The Planetarium at UT Arlington (Up to 50% Off)

The Planetarium at UT Arlington

Arlington

$24 $12

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Audiences experience unforgettable stargazing & watch 360 degrees video on one of the largest dome screens in Texas.

45-Minute Princess Dress-Up Tea Party for Two or Three at Chelsea's Tea Room & Boutique (52% Off)

Chelsea's Tea Room & Boutique

Southwest Arlington

$49.98 $24

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Each dress-up session culminates in party replete with giggle tea, treats, and mingling with other princesses in attendance

$39 for a Princess Play Date for Three at A Moment in Time ($83.97 Value)

A Moment in Time

Arlington

$83.97 $39

Partygoers play dress up, drink tea at tea party, and learn princess etiquette as parents snap precious photos

$44 for a Racing Package with Four Races and Two Yearly Licenses at K1 Speed (Up to $91.96 Value)

K1 Speed

Arlington

$91.96 $44

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Eco-friendly electric karts; speeds up to 45 mph; karts for kids and adults; collection of racing memorabilia on display

Four In-Studio or In-Home Guitar Lessons from Kyle Mathis Guitar Lessons (Up to 63% Off). Three Options Available

Kyle Mathis Guitar Lessons

The Gardens

$160 $80

Rock guitarist with national touring experience teaches basic guitar skills during private or semi-private lessons

Dallas Holocaust Museum Visit for Two, Four, or Six (Up to Half Off)

Dallas Holocaust Museum

Downtown Dallas

$16 $8

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As part of a mission to combat indifference, audio guides narrate three pivotal stories from April 19, 1943 amid historic artifacts

$29 for Three Months of 3D Guitar Lessons Online from iPerform 3D Online Guitar Lessons ($168.85 Value)

iPerform3D Online Guitar Lessons

Online Deal

$168.85 $29

Online lessons use 3D tech with video, tabs and backing tracks to let users follow along from any angle and create customizable lesson plans

$19 for One Year of Online Guitar Lessons from Center Stage Guitar Academy ($108 Value)

Center Stage Guitar Academy

Online Deal

$108 $19

Bryan Billhimer leads lessons organized by skill level, covering technique and song learning in high-quality videos shot from many angles

$54 for $120 Worth of Music Lessons — Drum Lessons with Paul

Drum Lessons With Paul

On Location

$120 $54

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$75 for a Geppetto's Birthday Party for Up to Eight Kids from Geppetto's Theater & Workshop ($150 Value)

Geppetto's Theater & Workshop

Dallas

$150 $75

Memorable marionette show spotlights the birthday child, plus popcorn and drinks

Le Theatre de Marionette Presents "Hansel and Gretel" at Geppetto's Theater & Workshop (Up to 56% Off)

Le Theatre de Marionette: "Hansel & Gretel" or Friday Pajama Party

Geppetto's Theater & Workshop

$16 $7

Puppeteers bring Hansel and Gretel to life with hand-crafted marionettes, and introduce new characters such as Willy the pet goat

"Into the Woods, Jr." at Artisan Center Theater Through October 11 (Up to 51% Off)

"Into the Woods Junior"

Artisan Center Theater

$18.50 $9

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Comic re-imaginings of classic fairy tales, ideal for young children

Museum Outing for Two or Four to the Frontiers of Flight Museum (Half Off)

Frontiers of Flight Museum

Northwest Dallas

$16 $8

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Collection of aeronautic artifacts houses the Apollo 7 command module, Hindenburg salvage, and more than 30 vintage aircraft

One Hour of Jump Time for Two or Four at Rebounderz (Up to 46% Off)

Rebounderz

Hurst Plaza

$26 $15

24,000 sq. ft. of trampolines, café with Wi-Fi, 50 arcade games, dodgeball and basketball station; safety ensured by referees

$30 for Four Hours of Bowling with Shoes for Up to Six at Pin Center Bowl ($60 Value)

Pin Center Bowl

Cleburne

$60 $30

Groups of up to 6 bowlers play for four hours; shoe rentals included

All-Day Admission for Two or Four to the National Scouting Museum (Up to 50% Off)

National Scouting Museum

Las Colinas

$16 $9

Official museum of the Boy Scouts of America houses more than 600,000 unique items

Mini Golf, Go-Karting, and Arcade Tokens for Two, Four, or Six at Mountasia Family Fun Park (51% Off)

Mountasia Family Fun Park

North Richland Hills

$35 $17

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Family fun park boasts two 18-hole mini-golf courses with real water hazards and a go-kart course with tandem karts for younger riders

Two Hours of Trampoline Jumping, Games, and Activities for Two or Four at JumpStreet (Up to 57% Off)

JumpStreet

Multiple Locations

$42 $19.99

Trampolines, dodge ball, and arcade games supply kids with two hours of fun; fun-pass activities include a foam pit and mechanical bulls

$45 for an Urban Dare Adventure Race for a Two-Person Team (Up to $90 Value)

Urban Dare

The Pour House

$90 $45

Fast-paced competition challenges teams of two with trivia, photo hunts, and mental and physical challenges

$15 for Four Rounds of Miniature Golf at Rockwood Gokart Track (Up to $28 Value)

Rockwood Gokart Track

North Fort Worth

$28 $15

Designed by Harris Mini Golf, the 18-hole course challenges putters to sink holes-in-one across undulating greens and past sand traps

$60 for $120 Groupon — Robyn Meahl Piano Studio

Robyn Meahl Piano Studio

Chamberlin Arlington Heights

$120 $60

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Tea Party for One, Two, or Three Mother-Daughter Duos at Let's Pretend Tea Parties (Up to 62% Off) 

Let's Pretend Tea Parties

Grapevine

$51.80 $20

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China teacups brimming with tea are served with other treats to mother-daughter pairs

Two or Four Beginners’ Circus Classes at Lone Star Circus School (Up to 51% Off)

Lone Star Circus School

Farmer's Branch

$40 $20

Introductory classes help budding performers master tricks on silks, the trapeze, and aerial hoop; this type of workout yields quick results

Four or Twelve Mommy-and-Baby Music Classes at Tunes 4 Tots DFW (Up to 54% Off)

Tunes 4 Tots DFW

Fort Worth

$100 $49

45-minute mommy-and-baby classes combine singing, dancing, and playing

One Month of Private or Group Piano Lessons at Mark Ripley Piano By Request (Half Off)

Mark Ripley Piano By Request

Farmers Branch

$150 $75

Instructor with more than 30 years of piano-playing experience teaches students to play in styles including jazz, country, and classical

Three or Five Standup Paddleboard-Fitness Classes at LakeSet Fitness (50% Off)

LakeSet Fitness

Grapevine

$90 $45

Instructors lead dynamic routines of calisthenics, CrossFit, and yoga exercises atop standup paddleboards on scenic Lake Grapevine

Two Games of Bowling with Shoe Rentals for Two, Four, or Six at Cowtown Bowling Palace (Up to 60% Off)

Cowtown Bowling Palace

Fort Worth

$24 $12

Orbs pummel pins on 32 slick lanes at newly remodeled facility replete with snack-bar treats, bumper lanes for tykes & rental shoes

Admission to Adventure Sundays for Two, Four, or Six at Group Dynamix (Up to 57% Off)

Group Dynamix

Southwest Carrollton

$50 $24

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Participants play black-light sports as well as archery tag; scale indoor high-ropes courses and inflatables

Four-Day Musical Instrument Course at Love Nurtured Music Program (45% Off)

Love Nurtured Music

Dallas

$255 $140

An extraordinary musical experience, inspiring self-confidence and fun.

Kids' Playtime at Celebration Party & Event Center (66% Off)

Celebration Party & Event Center

Fort Worth

$45 $22

Kids use their imaginations in play houses, bounce and slide on inflatables, and race around a mini track during play sessions

10 Bounce-House Visits at United Bounce (Up to 50%Off)

United Bounce

Keller

$50 $25

Kids bounce in 12,000-square-foot facility with 13 inflatables

$3 for $5 Worth of Arcade Visits — Gamerz

Gamerz

Ridgmar

$5 $3

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

One or Two 60-Minute Private Music or Dance Lessons at Modern Sound Studio (Up to 54% Off)

Modern Sound Studio

Central Carrollton

$62.50 $29

One-on-one music lessons for piano, voice, guitar, drums, audio production, dance, songwriting or more

Texas Civil War Museum Visit for Two, Four, or Six (Up to 50% Off)

Texas Civil War Museum

White Settlement

$12 $7

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This Civil War museum packs galleries with authentic war-era and Texas-tied artifacts including weapons, medical relics, and personal items

$6 for Kids' Outing with Rides and Access to Play Areas at Indoor Safari Park ($6 Value)

Indoor Safari Park

Flower Mound

$9.99 $6

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Tropical murals adorn walls, and giggling children scramble up safe jungle gyms, ride mechanical animals, and hop onboard colorful trains

$20 for Two 30-Minute Indoor Surf Wave Machine Sessions at AquaShop ($40 Value)

AquaShop

Plano

$40 $20

An indoor wave flows as riders cling to bodyboards or surfboards, surfing the waves and wiping out on a soft, padded surface

Go-Karting and Mini Golf for 2, 4, or 6 or Birthday Bash for Up to 12 at Zone Action Park (Up to 55% Off)

Zone Action Park

Lewisville

$43.98 $23

Go-kart tracks accommodate drivers as young as 3, and two themed 18-hole courses host mini-golf competition

One or Two 30-Minute Batting-Cage Sessions at Extra Innings (Up to 56% Off)

Extra Innings

Plano

$25 $12

Iron Mike pitching machines help batters improve swing technique in 70 ft. long, 15 ft. wide and 20 ft. high batting tunnels

Zipline Tour or Entry to the Great Obstacle Race with 1 Zipline Cable for 2 at DFW Adventure Park (45% Off)

DFW Adventure Park

Justin-Roanoke

$55 $30

Cruise down four 230- to 400-foot ziplines hanging 30–40 feet above the ground or compete against teams in a 1.5-mile obstacle race

One Month of Unlimited Aquatic Fitness Classes Plus Open Swim for an Individual or Family at Aqua~Fit (Up to 65% Off)

Aqua~Fit

Plano

$185 $65

Warm salt-water pool hosts aquatic fitness classes for all skill levels; families can splash together during open swim hours

$11 for $20 Toward Pottery Painting or Throwing at Paint 'n Party Family Art Studio

Paint 'n Party Family Art Studio

Plano

$20 $11

Guests can rent a pottery wheel to throw their own pieces, or paint existing mugs and figurines

One or Two Hours of Bowling for 5 or 10 with Shoe Rentals at Plano Super Bowl (Up to 52% Off)

Plano Super Bowl

Plano

$47.70 $29

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Lively bowling alley stays open 24 hours per day, 365 days per year

Four or Six Weeks of Private Music Lessons at Matt Burk Music Studio (Up to 53% Off)

Matt Burk Music Studio

Frisco

$185 $89

Teachers customize classes in voice, guitar, piano, drums, bass, and songwriting to each student’s skill level and goals

$77 for $140 Worth of Music Lessons — SGM Lessons

Sgm Lessons Music Studio

Plano

$140 $77

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Two Private Piano or Violin Lessons at 7 Notes (Up to 52% Off)

7 Notes

Frisco

$70 $29

Suzuki violin and piano lessons teach students to play their instrument of choice

Two Hours of Bowling with Shoes for 5 or 10 at Strikz Entertainment (Up to 66% Off). Four Options Available.

Strikz Entertainment

Frisco

$72.75 $29

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Open until at least midnight every night, Strikz boasts 32 bowling lanes with computerized scoring and automatic bumpers

Bowling Night for Two or Six with Popcorn and Soda at Allen Bowl (Up to 48% Off)

Allen Bowl

Allen

$30.45 $16

Bowl two games with a friend or rent a lane with a group for a couple of hours; either way the snacks are covered.

$40 for One Week of After-School Care for One Child at iKidz Education ($75 Value)

iKidz Education

Yeager Office Suites at Teel Crossing Shopping Center

$75 $40

After-school sessions bounce between brief academic lessons and creative activities to reinforce English, math, and other school subjects

Open Skate for Two or Four or Skating School with 16 or 32 Passes at Allen Community Ice Rink (Up to 80% Off)

Allen Community Ice Rink - City of Allen

Allen

$16 $8

Skaters enjoy open-skate with family and friends; beginners learn how to skate with lessons

$279 for a One-Month Afterschool STEM Program at Kids Robotech Club ($500 Value)

Kids Robotech Club

McKinney

$500 $279

Students 6-14 years old learn about science, technology, engineering & math in daily afterschool sessions; parents receive progress reports

Safari Adventure for Two or Four at Sharkarosa Wildlife Ranch (Up to 50% Off)

Sharkarosa Wildlife Ranch

Pilot Point

$20 $10

Safari trams ferry guests across 126-acre park to see and interact with exotic and endangered animals, such as kangaroos, bears, and lemurs

Admission for Two, Four, Six, or Eight at Dr Pepper Museum (50% Off)

Dr Pepper Museum

Brazos

$16 $8

Museum in former Dr Pepper HQ houses 3 floors of exhibits dedicated to Dr Pepper and the soft drink industry

Admission for Two, Four, or Six at Texas Sports Hall of Fame (Up to 50% Off)

Texas Sports Hall of Fame

Texas Sports Hall of Fame

$14 $7

Museum space holds more than 35,000 square feet of legendary sports memorabilia from Texas' best athletes and sports moments

Full-Day Fall Festival for Two, Four, or Six at YesterLand Farm (Up to 54% Off)

YesterLand Farm

Canton

$23.90 $12

Enjoy the harvest season with nostalgic activities that include a pumpkin patch, corn maze, wagon rides, and pig races

Fall Farm Activities for Two or Four at Lone Star Family Farm (50% Off)

Lone Star Family Farm

Stephenville

$18 $9

Fall farm activities include hay rides, corn pits, hay mazes and pyramids, hanging with barnyard animals, and navigating a corn maze

East Texas Gators and Wildlife Park Admission for Two, Four, or Six (Up to Half Off)

East Texas Gators and Wildlife Park

Grand Saline

$12 $6

Park in which guests can safely view alligators and variety of other wildlife; hands-on experience for people of all ages

Wildlife-Refuge Visit for 2, 4, or 10 at Tiger Creek Wildlife Refuge (Up to Half Off)

Tiger Creek Wildlife Refuge

Tyler

$20 $10

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From behind a double fence, watch more than 40 types of rescued big cats in environs that simulate their native habitats

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Since its opening in 1988, Ellen's Amusement Center has provided visitors with a full range of family fun, including mini golf, go-karts, and paintball. The 18-hole miniature golf course is littered with such whimsical obstructions as a diminutive oil rig, a mini rollercoaster, and the obligatory windmill. Racers negotiate hairpin curves on the tire-lined go-kart track. A crossfire of chromatic projectiles enlivens four paintball fields, where players dive behind bunkers on the speedball courses or camouflage themselves as commando squirrels on the woods field. The facility also boasts batting cages equipped for hardball and softball as well as a redemption arcade filled with two stories' worth of video games.

1350 Highway 67
Cedar Hill,
TX
US

The City of Cedar Hill Parks and Recreation Department is community centered. Every year, they organize the Cedar Hill 5K Green Run, which benefits the preservation of natural and open spaces.

This year, the fun run traces a course through town that ends at the Village Green, where post-race entertainment gets going and awards are handed out. Proceeds from the event go to benefit the Dogwood Canyon Audubon Center for educational programming, which provides classes for kids where they learn about ecology through the lens of the canyon's eco-system and through the special learnin' goggles some children choose to wear.

310 E Parkerville Rd
Cedar Hill,
TX
US

Center Line Sport Horses is owned by Colette Sossaman, specializing in the art of Dressage. Colette excels in the training of non-traditional breeds used for competition dressage. In fact, Colette has won multi-National Championships and Reserve National Championships on three different breeds in four levels of Dressage.

1701 South Duncanville Road
Cedar Hill,
TX
US

In 1956, the owners of Cedar Hill Roller Rink stuck a sky-blue sign on the edge of Main Street. With only the word "Skating" displayed in retro block lettering, the sign called out to travelers, urging them to stop inside for classic four-wheeled entertainment. Today, the rink's hardwood surface provides smooth gliding after five decades upkeep, upbeat music, and upstanding gentlemen who know how to ask a gal to dance despite having untimely sweaty palms.

202 N Main St
Cedar Hill,
TX
US

Now in its 31st year of facsimile fiefdom, the Scarborough Renaissance Festival transports fair-goers to 16th-century England with the reimagining of a 35-acre village jam-packed with spectacular performers, delicious eats, and old-fashioned shoppes. Merry men and maidens of all ages will carouse through an immersive schedule of more than 200 daily performances, highlighted by the Royal Falconer's presentation of his birds, three combat jousts daily, sword fights, jugglers, and knife-throwers taking aim at sass-mouthed jesters. Making the rounds among the crowds are 150 in-character volunteers dressed as resplendent royalty, ethereal faeries, and one fully conjoined Queen Anne Boleyn.

2511 Fm 66
Waxahachie,
TX
US

Screams Halloween Theme Park' macabre workforce of professional ghoulish actors populates five eerie attractions and activities designed to cull shrieks from frightened visitors. Anxious explorers tread lightly among Peril Point's island of three-dimensional apparitions and the Castle of Darkness, the scariest of all royal haunts, which incurs skyrocketing bills for scepter bedazzling and red-carpet steaming. Circumspect eyes stay peeled during spine-tingling treks through the straight-jacketed Arcane Asylum or while viewing the menacing circus performers in Unkel Koy's Klown Maze and the undead specters roaming the Ghoulish Graveyard. Tense nerves take a rest with more lighthearted activities including face painting, classic-horror-movie screenings, and Scary-oke singing that disguises terrified shrieks as showcases of falsetto vocal range.

2511 Farm to Market 66
Waxahachie,
TX
US