Summer is coming in hot. Literally! Here's your guide to family fun in Fort Worth this May.


May 11-12

Safari Splash - Fort Worth Zoo

Spend the day exploring the Fort Worth Zoo’s 14,000 square-foot splash area equipped with four water slides, a water dump tower, water toys, animal-shaped water cannons and a designated toddler play area. Admission is $5. plus regular zoo admission. Get the details.



Superpower Dogs IMAX

If your kids love animals, they’re gonna love the latest movie at the Fort Worth Science and History Museum’s IMAX Theater. An immersive adventure, Superpower Dogs lets your family experience the life-saving superpowers and extraordinary bravery of some of the world’s most amazing canines. Get the details and purchase tickets.


May 18-19

Kids Obstacle Challenge

Are you a tough mudder parent? The Kids Obstacle Challenge is the perfect opportunity to share your passions with the kids in a family-friendly challenge. The course will house 12 to 15 obstacles for kids ages 5-16 years to compete in - with the promise of lots of MUD at Village Creek MX Park. Registration is required in advance and parents run for free with their kids. Get the details.



Itty-Bitty Art 

Register now for your Itty-Bitty Art class at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art on Tuesday, May 21. Each age group, from 0 to 24 months old, have age-specific experiences led by experts. Remaining experiences include: Sign Language. Registration closed? Itty-Bitty Art programs are offered on the third Tuesday and Saturday of every month. Get the details.


May 25-26

Warbird Ride Day 

This just might be the coolest thing you can do all summer! WarBird Ride Day at the Vintage Flying Museum’s is your chance to ride on a Warbird, a vintage aircraft known for its valiant flights during wartime. Aircraft options include: C-47, A-26, T-34 and PT-19. Admission is $10 for adults, $8 teens and seniors, and $5 for children 6-12 years old. Get the details and schedule your ride.




Sure you’ve seen Pinocchio, but have you seen the ballet of Pinocchio? The Texas Ballet Theater brings this delightful masterpiece to life at Bass Performance Hall through phenomenal costuming and innovative choreography, May 24-26! Get the details and purchase tickets.