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Family Friendly Weekend Events {August 5 – 7, 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 August 5

August Dollar Days

General admission is just $3 per person and parking is discounted to $6. Dining specials include $1 sodas, juice and frozen pops, $2 hot dogs, $2.50 root beer floats and $4 brownie sundaes. Tickets must be reserved in advance.

When: through August 31
Where: Dallas Arboretum
Cost: General admission is $3 per person


Saturday August 6

Back to School Bash

Don’t miss out on your chance to go home with new school supplies, give-a-ways, and MORE!

Event Includes:
– DJ
– IG worthy photo ops
– Food vendors
– Give-a-ways throughout the day
– Activities & MORE!

This event is FREE and open to the public, but food and drinks will be available for purchase from each individual food vendors throughout the event.

When: August 6, 10 am – 1 pm
Where: Grandscape Texas
Cost: Free


Sunday August 7

Back to School Bash

Join Allen Parks and Recreation for a special “Back to School Bash” concert featuring the Allen Philharmonic Orchestra. Pack a picnic dinner, grab your favorite lawn chair and come to enjoy an evening of live music. The concert will feature a performance of music from contemporary composers. Free treats will be provided to the first 250 guests by Allen Philharmonic Orchestra.

When: August 7, 6 pm – 8 pm
Where: Allen Civic Plaza
Cost: Free


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

More Fun Weekend Events

Parent’s Night Out

When: August 5, 6 pm – 11 pm
Where: Prosper Playhouse
Cost: $40

DFW’s Eco-Friendly Natural Hair, Skin, & SPA Expo

When: August 6, 9 am – 2 pm
Where: The Cascades Conference Center, The Colony
Cost: Free

Watermelon Day

When: August 6, 9 am – 5 pm
Where: Dallas Farmers Market
Cost: Free

Storybook Saturday – Peace Out Summer

When: August 6, 9 am – 11 am
Where: Slayter Creek Park, Anna
Cost: Free

North Dallas Toy Show

When: August 6, 9 am – 2 pm
Where: Celebration Events Center, Plano
Cost: $3, kids under 12 are free

Donuts with Superheroes

When: August 6, 9 am – 11 am
Where: McKinney Fire Station No 5
Cost: Free (drop off donations of school supplies for economically disadvantaged students in our community)

Back-2-School Cuts for Kids & Backpack Giveaway

When: August 6, 9 am – 4 pm
Where: Frisco Fresh Market
Cost: Free (The backpacks are complimentary for the first 50 students who sign up at the event registration table. A bracelet and number will be given to each registered student. First come, first served. Donations are welcomed!)

Free First Saturday

When: August 6, 11 am
Where: Nasher Sculpture Center
Cost: Free

Back to School Bash

When: August 6, 1 pm – 4 pm
Where: Music City Mall, Lewisville
Cost: Free

Adults Only Night

When: August 6, 6.30 pm – 9.30 pm
Where: Hawaiian Falls, The Colony
Cost: $25 per person

Apex Centre Dive-In Movie: Encanto

When: August 6, 7.30 pm – 10.30 pm
Where: Apex Center, McKinney
Cost: $10

National Farmers Market Week

When: August 7 – 13
Where: Dallas Farmers Market
Cost: Free

More Things to Do

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