Free Things To Do in Dallas This Summer

Discover Free Things to Do in Dallas This Summer

Chic and cosmopolitan, the sparkling city of Dallas is known for high living and upscale glamour – but you don’t have to spend a fortune to have a blast this summer. Many of the city’s most famous, newest, and trendiest destinations are absolutely free to explore. From outdoor movies to holiday celebrations, discover the best free things to do in Dallas this summer.


Admire Mind-Blowing Masterpieces at the Dallas Museum of Art

Endlessly impressive and always free, this world-class museum is home to a vast collection of art and antiquities from the Bronze Age to today. See Egyptian carvings, Greek statues, African art, and famous works by Renoir, Van Gogh, Monet, Degas, and Rodin. Love art? The Crow Museum of Asian Art also offers free admission.


Kick Back & Relax in the Shade at Klyde Warren Park

Situated next to the Dallas Museum of Art, this unique urban green space is elevated above the Woodall Rogers Freeway. You’ll find plenty of shady seating and games like ping pong, foosball, chess, and pétanque. Families love the Children’s Park’s playgrounds, story time, and interactive fountains. Klyde Warren Park also hosts regular free events, including yoga, dancing, workout classes, and outdoor concerts.


Capture the Perfect Photo on Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge

Snap the ultimate selfie on the iconic Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge. Connecting Downtown and Trinity Groves, Dallas’ signature span boasts share-worthy photo ops of the city’s beautiful skyline, the Trinity River, and the bridge’s soaring white arches. 


Free Outdoor Movies & Games at Family Fun Fridays

Rockwall’s neighborhood parks become kid-friendly parties this summer with themed celebrations and group games for family teams. You’ll also find food trucks, bounce houses, and free family movie. The fun starts at 6:00 p.m. and the films begin at dusk. Upcoming shows include Angels in the Outfield at Yellowjacket Park (August 30) and Hotel Transylvania at The Park at Emerald Bay (September 27).


Indulge in Lakeshore Leisure: Sunset Strolls, Bike Rides & Yacht Watching 

Sometimes simple pleasures are the best. Savor the peaceful vibe and beautiful natural scenery of Lake Ray Hubbard’s waterfront. Wander along the lakefront path with your dog, ride bikes with friends, or go for an energizing evening jog. Watch sailboats glide across the water and catch the sunset – the perfect ending to a summer day.


Waterfront Living at Lakeview Apartments in Rockwall

It’s easy to enjoy a laid-back lakefront lifestyle when you live two blocks from Lake Ray Hubbard. Our upscale, Uber-certified apartments are just 20 minutes from Downtown for convenient access to all the free things to in Dallas this summer. Embrace the season and discover the art of carefree living at Lakeview Apartments. Contact us today to schedule your tour!