Staying in Cowtown for Spring Break?  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 March 13th-19th , including all the fun festivities with Cowtown Goes Green on Saturday, March 18th, 10am-8pm.


Cliburn Kids on the Road

The Cliburn will host a series of free Cliburn Kids On the Road concerts, “A Celebration of Latin America,” across the Metroplex during Spring Break, March 13–16, 2023. Full program can be found at cliburn.org/community.

These 35-minute programs celebrate the unique language of Latin American classical music. Professional hosts and pianists will lead families through an exploration of the instruments, dances, and rhythms of the region, and show how composers portray their identity and traditions through the piano. As always with Cliburn Kids On the Road, there are lots of opportunities for audience participation. The programs are entirely free for the public to attend, and several will be offered in both Spanish and English.

ART Break At The Modern

Admission for kids under 18 is free every day. Monday, March 13, and Friday, March 17, it’s FREE for ALL at the Modern. 
Complimentary hot dogs and lemonade for kids at Café Modern on Monday! (11 am- 2 pm; while supplies last)

Take an ART Break with family programming at the Modern while your school-aged children are on Spring Break, March 13-17.

Slow down, stop, and learn a little bit more about some of your favorite works from the Modern’s permanent collection and special exhibition, I’ll Be Your Mirror: Art and the Digital Screen. Each ART Break station includes a conversation with a community artist or Modern docent and a gallery project focusing on selected works in the galleries. 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.

ART Break
March 14, 15, and 16
11 am–3 pm  

ART Break – Family Studio 
March 13 and 17
11am–3 pm  

Café Modern

On FREE Monday, March 13, Café Modern will open the Modern Grill on the Café Terrace with hot dogs and chips available for sale from 11 am to 2 pm. KIDS eat FREE! Each child under 12 receives a FREE hot dog and bag of chips. (While supplies last.)


Spring Break at Fort Worth Museum of Science & History

Join the fun with Spring Break at the Museum on March 11th – March 19th! We will be every day during Spring Break and can’t wait to celebrate the season with guests and members.

Check out activities in Innovation Studios, new exhibits, and fun gifts at Shop Too!

March 11 – March 19

Monday – Saturday | 10 AM – 5 PM

Sunday | 12 PM – 5 PM


Spring Break Art Extravaganza at The Kimbell

The Kimbell Art Museum Spring Break Art Extravaganza will return March 14–17. The annual free family event includes art activities inspired by Kimbell masterpieces, yoga, films and more, as well as MELT Ice Cream and Art by Sam caricatures on selected days. Additional highlights include studio experiences facilitated by guest artists Jamison LeBlanc and Johanna Belwood, as well as artist-led gallery sketching expeditions. The hours are Tuesday–Thursday, 10 a.m.–3 p.m., and Friday, noon–4 p.m. The full schedule will be available by March 1 at https://kimbellart.org/springbreak 

Daily weather-themed art-making activities include Cloudy with a Chance of Watercolor, Stormy Seascapes Printmaking, Nature Sounds and Sculpture, and DIY Suncatchers (Tuesday–Friday). Wednesday and Thursday will also feature yoga, and short family films will be shown on Tuesday and Friday. 

Tuesday and Wednesday: 

  • Kimbell-inspired collages with guest artist Jamison LeBlanc;
  • Art by Sam caricatures from 1–3 p.m. 

Thursday and Friday: 

  • Wearable springtime flowers with guest artist Johanna Belwood; 
  • MELT Ice Cream available for purchase from 1–3 p.m. 

Every day: 

  • Free admission to all permanent collection galleries; 
  • Art making; 
  • Sketching expeditions with guest artists; 
  • Sensory tours; 
  • Book baskets; 
  • Studio A family play space designed for ages 5 and younger; 
  • Lunch available for purchase in the Kimbell Café 11:30 a.m.–2 p.m. Tuesday–Thursday and noon–2 p.m. Friday;
  • And more! 

All activities are first-come, first-served. Space may be limited. Free gallery guides and audio tours are available in English and Spanish in both buildings.


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 2023!
For ages 6-14, this all-day, Monday-Friday camp will culminate in a musical performance.
Show is Disney’s  Jungle Book KIDS!

Spring Break Camp

Production: Disney’s Jungle Book KIDS

March 13 -17, 2023

9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Ages 6 – 14

To register: https://buy.ticketstothecity.com/purchase.php?date_id=47748

Spring Break at Fossil Rim / Glen Rose

School is out, 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.


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 15 or Thursday, March 16
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 at the Carter

Tuesday, March 14 through Friday, March 17.

Take a break with us! Enjoy this free, fun-filled extravaganza including gallery games, art-making activities, creativity challenges, and more. All ages welcome.

Share your experience Spring Break using: #CarterSpringBreak


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.

Spring Zoo Camp 2023

Dates: Monday, March 13 to Friday, March 17

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

     $335 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://visitseaquest.com/fortworth/

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/

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://www.legolanddiscoverycenter.com/dallas-fw/

Epic Waters Indoor Waterpark


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 19, 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?


Spring Breakout at Great Wolf Lodge

Time to celebrate the return of Spring!

Shake off the winter blues and spend quality bonding time together with a perfect spring getaway — guaranteed to be 84 degrees and not a cloud in our sky.


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.