Best summer family events in Dallas and Ft. Worth
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Summer is the time of family fun in Dallas-Ft. Worth.

This area is already a haven for families, and there will be a plethora of family-friendly events that will take place throughout the area. So without further ado, here are the best free summer family events that will be fun for the whole family in the Metroplex.

Greek Food Festival
Sept. 22-24 @ Various Times
Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church -- 13555 Hillcrest Rd., Dallas, TX 75240
(972) 233-4880

Who doesn’t love Greek food? That’s what you and the family will have the opportunity to dine on at the Greek Food Festival. This awesome event at the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church will showcase not only Greek cuisine but the culture as well. This will be a great way to end a perfect summer in Dallas.

Rubber Stamp & Paper Arts Festival
July 15 & 16
Grapevine Convention Center -- 1209 S. Main St., Grapevine, TX 76051
(817) 410-3459

This event may seem like it will be a bore. There is something about this traveling festival, however, that is captivating to the whole family. The Rubber Stamp & Paper Arts Festival is a traveling festival that will make a two-day stop in Grapevine, showcasing some fascinating rubber stamps and paper arts that will grab the family’s full attention.

Highland Village Balloon Festival
Aug. 18-20 @  Various Times
Unity Park -- 2200 Briarhill Blvd., Highland Village, TX 75077
(972) 317-7430

Seeing hot air balloons dominate the sky is one of the best sights of the summer. That scene can be best experienced in Highland Village at the town’s annual Balloon Festival, which will feature balloons that will move the crowd below. This is a great family event that should be on every family’s list in North Texas.

North Texas Fair and Rodeo
Aug. 18-26 @ Various Times
North Texas State Fairgrounds -- 2217 N. Carroll Blvd., Denton, TX 76201
(940) 387-2632

The fair will be a great way to celebrate the end of summer for school kids. The North Texas Fair and Rodeo will be a weeklong celebration of everything North Texas. From rides to games, to live music and livestock, the North Texas Fair will be a wonderful way to show off the best of a North Texas summer.