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Family Friendly Weekend Events {May 28 – 30, 2021}

Things to do and Local Events this Weekend

Dallas Events this Weekend

Fun Things to do This Weekend


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

Friday May 28

Summer of Sculpture:ZimSculpt

This is a chance to see more than 100 hand-selected, important modern sculptures artfully displayed throughout the acclaimed Dallas Arboretum. ZimSculpt features exquisite sculptures of several dozen contemporary Zimbabwean artists displayed throughout the garden.

When: May 1 – August 8
Where: Dallas Arboretum
Cost: $10 – $15


Saturday May 29

Frisco Fair

This time around the Frisco Fair will be an EIGHTEEN-DAY FAMILY-FUN EVENT with thrill rides for all ages, fantastic foods, games and overall family entertainment! **Free Admission** **Pay to Play** Ticket purchase onsite for Rides, Games and Food. Rides start at $4.
Onsite Parking is $10/car.

When: May 20 – June 6, 4 pm – 10 pm
Where: Frisco Fresh Market
Cost: Free Entry, $10 to park, pay to play


Sunday May 30

Fun on the Farm

Get the family out of the house after this long quarantine, and get them out to the farm for affordable, wholesome fun. Admission is only $10 per person, kids 2 and under are free. Activities include bounce houses, playground, petting zoo, barrel train rides, pony rides, hay rides, wooden maze, duck races (ducks are $1), and game areas. 

When: every Saturday and Sunday through May 30, 1 pm – 5 pm
Where: Country Critters Farm, Alvarado TX
Cost: $10 per person

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

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

More Fun Weekend Events

Dinosaurs Live at the Heard Museum

When: through February 21
Where: Heard Museum
Cost: Price included with Heard Museum admission and free for Members

Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience

When: through January 22
Where: Secret Location, Dallas
Cost: from $34.90

Trail Rides at Cathy’s Critters

When: every Saturday, various times
Where: Cathy’s Critters, Princeton
Cost: $10 per person

Kids Movie Saturdays

When: every Saturday, 12 pm – 2 pm
Where: Lava Cantina, The Colony
Cost: Admission is FREE it’s just a great time that’s good for the whole family! You can also enjoy $2 OFF KIDS MEALS DURING THE MOVIE!

Plano Metropolitan Ballet Presents: Aladdin

When: January 7 – 22
Where: Courtyard Theatre, Plano
Cost: $20 per person

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 Library
Cost: Free

Little Sweetheart Dance

When: January 22, 7 pm – 9 pm
Where: Plano Event Center
Cost: $20 per person

More Fun Weekend Events

Summer Club House

The Colony Summer Clubhouse is back! Our four-month summer series showcases performances such as magic shows, animal presentations, sing-along storytelling and a BMX trick show. All performances take place outside near The Kids Colony Park 2. Bring your friends and family, all ages are welcome. Seating opens at 9am so be sure to come early and snag a front row spot!

When: May 28, 10 am – 11 am
Where: Kids Colony Playground, The Colony
Cost: FREE

The Peach Truck Tour – Plano

We’ll have 25 lb. boxes of Fresh Peaches and 10 oz. bags of pecans available!

When: May 28, 12 pm – 2 pm
Where: Weir’s Furniture Plano
Cost: see pricing for peaches

Memorial Weekend Backyard Party

Celebrate all weekend long in our sprawling outdoor Box Garden with beer, BBQ and bands.

When: May 28 – May 30
Where: Legacy Hall
Cost: FREE

Cars & Coffee

When: May 29, 9 am – 12 pm
Where: The Shops at Willow Bend Farmers Market
Cost: FREE

2021 Butterflies & Blooms

Join us on the farm for our FIRST EVER 🦋 Butterflies & Blooms 🌸 event! We’ve got lots of activities planned for the kids AND the adults to enjoy. Get ready for a one of a kind Butterfly and Spring experience.

When: May 29 – May 31
Where: Yesterland Farm
Cost: from $17.95

Community Concert

When: May 29, 5 pm
Where: McCall Plaza, Plano
Cost: FREE

Concerts by the Creek

When: May 29, 7 pm – 9 pm
Where: Watters Creek
Cost: FREE


More Things to Do

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