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Family Friendly Weekend Events {April 29 – May 1, 2022}

Things to do and Local Events this Weekend


Dallas Events this Weekend

Dallas Events this Weekend

Events are subject to change, be sure to check events are as scheduled before heading out. We rely on pricing being provided by event hosts but this information is not always available and we recommend checking directly with the event host.


Friday April 29

Frisco Fair

Look forward to the biggest fair yet, with more rides more food, and more activities. 

When: April 28 – May 15
Where: Frisco Fresh Market
Cost: Admission is Free, just pay to play


Saturday April 30

Frisco Uncorked

The 3rd Annual event will feature 27 award-winning wineries, and 15 delicious restaurants!

When: April 30, 12 pm – 7 pm
Where: Frisco Square
Cost: $40 – $100


Sunday May 1

Cinco de Mayo

Celebrate Cinco De Mayo at Traders Village on Sunday, May 1st! Bring the whole family for live music all day! Don’t forget to buy your all-day-ride wristband for only $13.99! Traders Village is on Mayfield Road just off Highway 360 in Grand Prairie.

When: May 1, 11 am
Where: Traders Village, Grand Prairie
Cost: Admission to Cinco is FREE and parking is just $5!! 


Ongoing Events

Farmers Markets

Dallas: Saturday 9 am – 5 pm & Sunday 10 am – 5 pm, 920 S. Harwood, Dallas

Plano Farmers/Artisan Market: Saturday 9 am – 2 pm, The Shops at Willow Bend

Frisco Fresh Market: Saturday 8 am – 4 pm, Sunday 10 am – 4 pm

McKinney: Saturday 8 am – 12 noon, Downtown McKinney Square

Richardson: Saturday 9 am – 1 pm, 101 S. Coit Road, Richardson

Carrollton: Sunday 10 am – 2 pm, 2722 N. Josey Lane, Carrollton

Farmers Market Mesquite TX

Ongoing Events

Native Texas Butterfly House and Garden

When: Tuesdays through Saturdays 9am-4pm and Sundays 1pm-4pm until October 2, 2022
Where: Heard Museum McKinney
Cost: included with admission

CityLine Live

When: every Friday, 6 pm – 9 pm
Where: CityLine DFW, Richardson
Cost: Free

Kids Movie Saturdays

When: every Saturday, 12 pm
Where: Lava Cantina
Cost: Free admission and $2 off kids meals during the movie

Teen Night

When: every Friday, 7 pm – 10 pm
Where: JW Entertainment, Allen
Cost: tba

Family Storytime

When: every Saturday, 10.30 am – 11.15 am
Where: McKinney Public Library
Cost: Free

Legacy West Music Series

When: every Saturday, 6 pm – 8 pm
Where: Legacy West
Cost: Free

Sounds of Summer

When: every Friday, Saturday & Sunday, 7.30 pm – 9.30 pm
Where: Grandscape Texas
Cost: Free

Safari Nights at the Dallas Zoo

When: every Saturday, through July 2, 9 am – 9 pm (band starts at 7 pm)
Where: Dallas Zoo
Cost: included with admission

Psychedelic Robot: An Immersive Art & Storytelling Experience

When: Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through August 21
Where: The Shops at Willow Bend
Cost: from $32.30

Family Movie Matinee

When: every Friday in June and July, 1 pm – 3 pm
Where: The Colony Public Library
Cost: Free

Music & Movies – FREE Live Music

When: every Friday & Saturday in June and July, 7.30 pm – 9.30 pm
Where: Fairview Town Center
Cost: Free



More Fun Weekend Events

Freedom Friday

When: July 1, 10 am – 4 pm
Where: Cheeky Monkeys Plano
Cost: $14.99 for 2 hours

Winos and Dinos: Animatronic Production Tour (21+)

When: July 1, 6 pm – 7 pm
Where: The Dinosaur Company, Allen
Cost: tba

Stars & Stripes Weekend

When: July 1 – 3
Where: Frisco Roughriders
Cost: prices vary depending on seating

4th of July Celebration

When: July 2, 8 am
Where: Frisco Fresh Market
Cost: Free

Denton’s 4th of July Market

When: July 2, 8 am – 12 pm
Where: 101 S Locust St, Denton
Cost: Free

Storybook Saturday – USA Celebration

When: July 2, 9 am – 11 am
Where: Slayter Creek Park, Free
Cost: Free

North Dallas Toy Show

When: July 2, 9 am – 3 pm
Where: Celebration Event Center & Ballroom, Plano
Cost: $3, kids 12 and under are Free

4th of July Parade – The Colony

When: July 2, 10.30 am
Where: Parade starts at Peter’s Colony Elementary School on John Yates. The parade route will then head West along Nash Dr., and turn South on Blair Oaks. It will finish at The Colony Five Star Complex North Parking Lot.
Cost: Free

Free First Saturdays

When: July 2, 11 am
Where: Nasher Sculpture Center
Cost: Free

Independence Day Weekend

When: July 2 – 4
Where: Dallas Arboretum
Cost: $5 admission through the month of July

Dallas Mimosa Walk: Fourth of July Weekend

When: July 2, 12 pm
Where: Deep Ellum Outdoor Market
Cost: $35

Splash And Blast 2022

When: July 2, 5 pm – 10 pm
Where: Old Celina Park
Cost: Free

25th Annual Liberty By The Lake Festival

When: July 2, 6 pm – 11 pm
Where: Five Star Sports Complex, The Colony
Cost: Free

Celebrate Coppell: Party in the Park

When: July 2, 6 pm
Where: Andrew Brown Park, East Coppell
Cost: Free

Klyde Warren Park’s Independence Day Celebration

When: July 2, 7 pm – 10 pm
Where: Klyde Warren Park
Cost: Free

City of Carrollton Community Fireworks Display

When: July 2, 9.30 pm
Where: 1700 Keller Springs Rd, Carrollton
Cost: Free

4th of July Cupcake Wars

When: July 3, 9 am & 2 pm
Where: Play Street Museum, Allen
Cost: $18 per child

Sachse Red, White, and Blue Blast

When: July 3, 6 pm – 10 pm
Where: Heritage Park
Cost: Free

July Jubilee

When: July 4, 8 am – 10 pm
Where: The Lakefront at Little Elm
Cost: tba

Sparks & Stripes: Parade

When: July 4, 9 am – 11 am
Where: Downtown Heritage District, Irving
Cost: Free

City of Rockwall 4th of July Parade

When: July 4, 11 am
Where: Harry Myers Park
Cost: Free

Red White & Brews

When: July 4, 11 am – 6 pm
Where: TUPPS Brewery, McKinney
Cost: Free

Splish Splash Freedom Bash

When: July 4, 5 pm
Where: Apex Center, McKinney
Cost: $10 member, $14 non members

Fort Worth’s Fourth

When: July 4, 5 pm – 10 pm
Where: Panther Island Pavilion
Cost: Free

Frisco Freedom Fest

When: July 4, 5 pm
Where: Frisco Square
Cost: Free

Red, White, Blues & Brews

When: July 4, 6 pm – 9 pm
Where: The Shops at Legacy North, Plano
Cost: Free

Sparks & Stripes: Live Music & Fireworks

When: July 4, 6 pm – 10 pm
Where: Levy Event Plaza, Irving
Cost: Free

Ongoing Events

CityLine Live

When: every Friday, 6 pm – 9 pm
Where: CityLine DFW, Richardson
Cost: Free

Kids Movie Saturdays

When: every Saturday, 12 pm
Where: Lava Cantina
Cost: Free admission and $2 off kids meals during the movie

Teen Night

When: every Friday, 7 pm – 10 pm
Where: JW Entertainment, Allen
Cost: tba

Family Storytime

When: every Saturday, 10.30 am – 11.15 am
Where: McKinney Public Library
Cost: Free

Legacy West Music Series

When: every Saturday, 6 pm – 8 pm
Where: Legacy West
Cost: Free

Spring Break at JadeWaters

When: every Sunday in April & May, 9 am – 7 pm
Where: Hilton Anatole, Dallas
Cost: included with accommodation


More Fun Weekend Events

Credo Mother’s Day Gift with Purchase

When: April 28 – May 1
Where: Credo, Legacy West
Cost: Free with $150+ purchase, online and in-store

First Monday Canton

When: April 28 – May 1
Where: Canton, Tx
Cost: Free

Plano Senior High Spring Blood Drive

When: April 29 – 30
Where: Plano Senior High School
Cost: Free

Online Trailblazer MorningSave Launches Flagship Retail Store

When: April 29 – May 1
Where: MorningSave Plano
Cost: Free

Camp Little Elm

When: April 29 – 30
Where: Little Elm Park
Cost: $10 – $50

Movies in the Park – “Boss Baby: Family Business”

When: April 29, 7.15 pm
Where: Five Star Sports Complex, The Colony
Cost: Free

Karaoke Night at McCall Plaza

When: April 29, 7.30 pm – 10 pm
Where: McCall Plaza, Plano
Cost: Free

Hello Kitty Cafe Truck West – Dallas Appearance

When: April 30, 10 am – 7 pm
Where: The Shops at Willow Bend
Cost: tba

Etsy Dallas Spring Bash

When: April 30, 10.30 am – 5 pm
Where: Gilley’s Dallas
Cost: Free

Rail District’s 2nd annual Scavenger Hunt

When: April 30, 11 am
Where: Frisco Rail District
Cost: $300 per team

Block Party

When: April 30, 2 pm – 5 pm
Where: Liberty Recreation Center, Plano
Cost: Free

Autism Awareness Block Party

When: April 30, 11 am – 2 pm
Where: nonPareil Institute, Plano
Cost: Free

Spring Native Plant Sale

When: April 30 – May 1
Where: Heard Museum, McKinney
Cost: Museum admission is not required

Kids Jam Night … Shhhh Its Parents Night Out

When: April 30, 6 pm – 9 pm
Where: Rockstars of Tomorrow, Frisco
Cost: $35

April Parents Night Out-Plano

When: April 30, 6 pm – 10 pm
Where: Texas Dynamix Gymnastics
Cost: $35 – $40

Spring Family Concerts 2022 – Plano Symphony Orchestra

When: May 1, 3 pm & 4.30 pm
Where: Courtyard Theatre, Plano
Cost: $12

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