Staying in the Fort for Spring Break 2022?  The WUFW Spring Break Guide has enough activities to keep you and your family busy all week long.

Spring Break in the Fort Worth Stockyards

Spend your Spring Break week at the Fort Worth Stockyards! Exciting activities include live music, old west gunfight shows, cattle drives, rodeos, and more. Every day starting March14th-20th , including all the fun festivities with Cowtown Goes Green. https://fortworthstockyards.com/events/

Spring Break at Fossil Rim / Glen Rose

School is out, the weather is great, and Fossil Rim will have an abundance of baby animals.  This is a great way to spend part of your Spring Break Week.  Be sure to purchase your tickets online ahead of time.


ART Break At The Modern

Take an ART Break with family programming at the Modern while your school-aged children are on Spring Break, March 14-18.

Slow down, stop, and learn a little bit more about some of your favorite works from the Modern’s permanent collection. Each ART Break station includes a conversation with a Modern docent or educator and a gallery project focusing on selected works in the collection. On our free days, Monday and Friday, join your family and others in helping build collaborative works.

Even though you can’t touch the art (!), we have fun designed for the whole family to enjoy together. Get your creative energy flowing as you spend time with the Modern’s collection of paintings, photographs, sculpture, and video. 


Theatre Arlington Spring Break Camp

 Come play with us at Theatre Arlington!
Taking a break from school is awesome! Especially, when it means you can test your acting chops in Theatre Arlington’s Spring Break Camp 2022!
For ages 6-14, this all-day, Monday-Friday camp will culminate in a musical performance.
Show is Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka!

For more information, please call or email Maggie Younkin, Education Manager
maggie@theatrearlington.org or call 817-261-9628, ext. 205


Spring Break Family Camp at BRIT and The Fort Worth Botanic Garden

Join us for Spring Break Family Camp on March 16 or 17! Bring the whole family for tons of fun and make memories that will last a lifetime in the many splendid spaces of the majestic Japanese Garden. Sign up for either a morning or afternoon session, or better yet, both! Family Camp programs are the same on both days.

For the morning Japanese Garden Art sessions, come find inspiration amongst the peace and serenity of the Japanese Garden while taking a class in botanical art. Create a masterpiece as a family that is nature-inspired, hands-on, and fun for all ages – no matter your skill level!

During the afternoon Maple Mystery sessions, work as a family using scientific tools, observational skills, and creative thinking to unveil clues that will guide you in solving The Maple Mystery.

The safety of our staff and guests is very important to us; masks are recommended during the program.

Date: Wednesday, March 16 or Thursday, March 17
Morning Art Session: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Afternoon Mystery Session: 1:30 – 3:30 pm
Registration deadline: Thursday, March 10
Price (per session): $12 /Non-Member or $10 /Member (Log in to receive Member benefits.)


Spring Break Art Extravaganza at Kimbell Museum of Art

The Kimbell’s Spring Break Art Extravaganza is a family-favorite event that offers unique and imaginative fun for art lovers of all ages! This free week-long celebration of art and community features daily activities and performances inspired by the museum’s permanent collection! 


Spring Break at the Carter

Tuesday, March 15 through Friday, March 18; 11:00am-1:00pm

This week is all about raising our voices: hearing inspirational stories, getting creative, sharing our ideas, and speaking up on things that matter! Enjoy this free, fun-filled event including gallery games, art-making activities, creativity challenges, and more. All ages welcome.


Reservations are not required.

Learn about our current health and safety protocols.


Spring Break at The Fort Worth Zoo

Make WILD plans this spring break for your camper and sign them up for Spring Break Camp! Throughout the week campers will go on daily Zoo hikes, play games and activities, and see daily animal visitors in their classroom! Campers who are in first through fifth grade are welcome to join us for this WILD adventure.  Choose from All Week or Individual Days.

Dates: March 14 to March 18
Times: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

Extended care: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Ages: 5 to 10 years old

Cost: $85 per day 

$300 for all 5 days

Members receive a 10 percent discount!


Spring Break at SeaQuest

SeaQuest is the perfect place for your staycation this Spring Break and spend meaningful time with friends and family. Exploring the aquarium, interacting with the many different animals as you share new and exciting experiences together is a great way to create fun, lasting memories!

Link:  https://fortworth.visitseaquest.com/

Peppa Pig World of Play

Peppa Pig World of Play is a New indoor play attraction, designed for preschool children.

With 14 themed areas each lovingly created from the hit animation series, we will bring to life the world of Peppa Pig and spark the imagination of your little piggies.  Jump, laugh, play, imagine and giggle!

Link:  https://www.peppapigworldofplay.com/dallasfw/en/

Legoland DFW

Looking for fun kid’s activities or things to do for Spring Break? There are 12 great family attractions in LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Dallas / Fort Worth.

Link:  https://dallasfw.legolanddiscoverycenter.com/

Epic Waters Indoor Waterpark

Link:  https://epicwatersgp.com/

Six Flags Over Texas

You won’t find any homework here, just the Biggest Thrills in Texas!

There’s nothing quite like celebrating Spring Break at Six Flags Over Texas! Hang out with your friends or family and hop on to one of your favorite thrill rides! From March 11 through March 20, we’re celebrating Spring Break with THRILLS!

Live shows and entertainment all around the park is just what you need to have the best Spring Break experience.

Guests can enjoy other Spring Break offerings, too, including: 

  • 45 rides and attractions 
  • Specialty Spring Break culinary offerings
  • Outdoor performance stages  
  • Spring Break photo ops throughout the park 

Scream big on New Texas Giant on the world’s first hybrid wood/steel coaster or test your nerves on MR. FREEZE: Reverse Blast as you travel backwards into a 180-degree inversion that takes you upside down as you stare at the ground.

Take a visit to GOTHAM CITY and challenge yourself with a ride on THE JOKER or HARLEY QUINN Spinsanity, where no two rides are ever exactly the same! Or, perhaps you’ll dare to take on the RIDDLER Revenge and CATWOMAN Whip. Do you have what it takes to tackle these villainous thrill rides?


Great Wolf Lodge

The ultimate Spring Break Staycation for the entire family is at Great Wolf Lodge in Grapevine.  Experience Spring Break-Out March 4th – May 1st.


Top Golf Spring Break Academy

The Topgolf Kids Spring Academy is three days of non-stop entertainment and learning that kids will love. This program includes all the components that make up the great game of golf. Spring Academy is staffed with a low student-to-instructor ratio to ensure each Junior Golfer receives in-depth, hands-on attention while he or she develops a winning golf swing. Register your child(ren) today!


If your organization has a Spring Break activity, camp, or event, send the details to events@whatsupfortworth.com.

Summer is just around the corner!  What’s Up Fort Worth is already working on our Summer Camp Guide.  If you have a Summer Camp that you would like us to include in our Summer Camp Guide, please send details to events@whatsupfortworth.com.




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