10 Plano Date Spots for You and Your Kid

Feeling like you need some quality time with your little one? Take them on a date! There’s no need to go far when Plano offers so many spots for parent-child fun. Read on to find your next adventure!

1. Go to a play

Catch a show at Plano Children’s Theatre! Upcoming productions include Bugsy Malone, the story of two rival gangs living in a city only populated by children, and Skippyjon Jones featuring a little kitten with big ears from the beloved children’s book.

2. Practice your best manners at high tea

Put on your Sunday best and treat your little one to a Children’s Tea at Into My Garden in Plano.

3. Have a spa day

Head to Sweet and Sassy for a boy’s or girl’s haircut in a fun and kid-friendly environment!

4. Dive into play

Stop by the Playstreet Museum for a fun day of play and exploration.

5. Go on a walk at the nature preserve

Not just any walk- make it an exploratory walk at the Arbor Hills Nature Preserve! Let your child set the pace- while their dawdling might normally make you want to tear your hair out, embrace it on this leisurely stroll.

6. Heritage Farmstead Museum

You’ll have tons of fun at the Heritage Farmstead Museum– visit a one room schoolhouse, blacksmith shop, and kitchen garden, and learn about life on the farmstead!

7. Horseback riding

Try out a horseback riding lesson at Mill-Again Stables

8. Storytime at the Interurban Railway Museum

Did you know that there’s a storytime every Friday at the Interurban Railway Museum? Take a magical train ride through the tales of professional storyteller Genie Hammel and her sidekick Eugene the Motor Mouse!

9. Chat over a cup of coffee/cocoa

Head to your local coffee shop for a sweet treat, some quality time, and great conversation with your little one.

10. Make something together

Carefree Colors hosts family painting classes where you can spend an afternoon painting, laughing, and exploring your creative side!


Drop into the best kids’ classes around Dallas with Pearachute! Get more info here.


Shannon is Mommy to 2 kids, Wife, and Teacher. She was born and raised in Plano. After graduating from Baylor (sic’ em!!) she returned to Plano to teach. With two young kids attending Plano Schools, she is a true Plano Mom (and a soccer Mom!!). She loves writing about parenting topics and fun events for kids around town.

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