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Summertime Family Fun!

Go Ape

An adventure among the treetops, Go Ape offers a physical challenge course for all skill levels. With suspended obstacles, zip lines and Tarzan swings, Go Ape will be a one-of-a-kind experience that creates lasting memories for everyone in your tribe.


Have an adventure!

Go Ape





Summerfest at Gaylord Texan

You don’t have to leave DFW to make a splash this summer.  Just check into the Gaylord Texan Resort for an unforgettable family-fun adventure.

SummerFest/Paradise Springs is a western themed, 10-acre resort pool and lazy river complex complete with entertaining water features, a new multi-level water play structure, a 27-foot-tall water slide and zip line, two horseshoe-shaped hot pools, a full bar and grill, sunbathing decks, private cabanas and more. Open through Labor Day, Paradise Springs is an exclusive amenity for resort guests.

Destination Staycation!

Gaylord Texan Resort &

Convention Center




The Artists’ Showplace

The Artists’ Showplace is the most creative place in town to escape the heat.  They offer a myriad of classes for kids and adults, in addition to being a stellar art gallery featuring both local and world-renowned artists. “We stand out from the other art camps offered around town because our classes take place in a fine art gallery setting,” says San Cheang, Director of Art Education.

Open Studio – Every Saturday during June, July, & August 10:30AM-5:30PM

Need a quiet place to spread out and create?  Bring your palette, canvas and easel and make use of their spacious, airy and well-lit classrooms. $10 per day.

No reservations necessary.  Summer classes include “Paint Like The Masters,” “Visiting Van Gogh,” “Quilting,” and more.

Master the Arts! 

Artists’ Showplace Gallery




Eisemann Center

If you are looking for a unique date night or ladies night out, look no further than the Eisemann Center in Richardson.  The recently announced 2017-2018 season includes the national tour of “Menopause The Musical,” and “Chita and Tune,” featuring Tommy Tune and Chita Rivera this summer.

The Eisemann Center’s Prelude Café is open for casual pre-show dining for all on Friday and Saturday evenings. Reservations are strongly encouraged.  Call 972.367.2000.

Enjoy Dinner and a Show! 

Eisemann Center




Altitude Trampoline Park

Think trampoline parks are just for little kids?  Think again! With activities like ultimate dodgeball, basketball and even fitness classes, Altitude is a great family fun adventure. The Richardson location offers a plethora of unique trampoline games like Battle Beam, gymnastic tumble tracks and even a trapeze swing.

Check out “Sunday Funday,” which offers 3 hours of jumping fun for just $17.95 per person, noon to 8 pm, or “Friday Night Friendzy” from 7 pm to 10 pm for $17.25 (including pizza), and jump on in for “Teen Night” every Saturday from 8 pm to 11 pm.  Altitude also offers fitness classes (1 for $9.95 or 12 for $69.95).

Jump In! 

Altitude Trampoline




Lone Star Park

Gather a group of friends and race on over to Lone Star Park at Grand Prairie for a day of thoroughbred fun through July 30th.  (Quarter Horse Season begins September 15.) The Grandstand offers many seating and dining options. Call ahead for reservations: 972.263.PONY. Or just show up and snatch General Admission tickets for five bucks.  We bet you’ll have a great time!

Kids under 18 must be accompanied by a parent. Minimum age to place a wager is 21. Email donations@lonestarpark.com to request support for your group or organization. Special rates for groups of 20 or more. Call 972.237.1197 or email groupsales@lonestarpark.com

Race on over!

Lone Star Park at Grand Prairie



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