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Family Friendly Weekend Events {January 27 – 29, 2023}

Things to do and Local Events this Weekend

Fun Things to do This Weekend

There are some great things to do and fun events happening nearby!

Events are subject to change, be sure to check events are as scheduled before heading out for any weekend events. 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 January 27

Galleria Dallas Lantern Festival

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View nearly 250 Chinese lanterns on display over the ice rink for Lunar New Year.

When: January 20 – February 19
Where: Ice Rink, Galleria Dallas
Cost: Free

Saturday January 28

Winter Blast Parent’s Night Out

Drop your kids off for a fun evening playing themed games, winning prizes, open gym time, pizza, and more! This is open for kids 4-12 years old.

When: January 28, 6 pm – 10 pm
Where: Texas Dynamix Gymnastics, Plano
Cost: $35 online registration or $40 at the door

Sunday January 29

The Lion King – final day


Disney’s THE LION KING is part of the 2022-2023 Broadway at the Bass Season.

When: through January 29
Where: Bass Performance Hall, Fort Worth
Cost: ***update – sold out***

Ongoing Events

Parent & Child Yoga

When: every Saturday, Jan 14 – March 4, 10.15 am – 11.15 am
Where: Oak Point Rec Center, Plano
Cost: $89 total for 1 Parent & 1 Child. 8 classes total

Dino Friends Expedition

When: through January 31
Where: The Dinosaur Company, Allen
Cost: Adults $12.50, children $9.50

Animatronic Production Tour

When: through February 17
Where: The Dinosaur Company, Allen
Cost: Adults $19.50, children $16.50

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 at the Boardwalk at Granite Park: Sunday 11 am – 4 pm

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More Fun Weekend Events

Back to School Game Night

When: January 27, 5 pm – 7 pm
Where: iCode Plano
Cost: $15

Sip n Shop @ Prosper Playhouse

When: January 27, 5 pm – 8.30 pm
Where: Prosper Playhouse & Boutique
Cost: Free

January Art Walk

When: January 27, 5 pm – 8 pm
Where: Cottonwood Market, Richardson
Cost: Free

Kids Jam Night … Shhhh Its Parents Night Out

When: January 27, 6 pm – 9 pm
Where: Rockstars of Tomorrow, Frisco
Cost: $35

Kids Craft Workshop: Create a Self-Portrait!

When: January 28, 10 am – 12 pm
Where: Nebraska Furniture Mart
Cost: Free

2023 Lunar New Year Celebration

When: January 28, 10 am – 12 pm
Where: Frisco Ranch Shopping Center
Cost: Free

Brunch of Secrets – Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

When: January 28, 10 am – 2 pm
Where: Lava Cantina
Cost: Free

Sewing Basics ***update – sold out***

When: January 28, 10.15 am – 1 pm
Where: The Colony Public Library
Cost: Free

Saturday Morning Crafts

When: January 28, 10.30 am
Where: Allen Public Library
Cost: Free

FREE Guided Historic Walking Tour

When: January 28, 11 am – 12 pm
Where: Downtown McKinney
Cost: Free

Lunar New Year Performance

When: January 28, 4 pm
Where: Galleria Dallas
Cost: Free

Free Pet Shot Clinic

When: January 29, 10 am – 2 pm
Where: Collin County Animal Services, McKinney
Cost: Free

More Things to Do this Weekend

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