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Family Friendly Weekend Events {July 2 – 4, 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 July 2

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: through August 8
Where: Dallas Arboretum
Cost: $10 – $15

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Saturday July 3

Addison Kaboom Town

This year is going to be a blast with amazing fireworks and the dynamic, new Addison Airport Freedom Flyover. Admission is free; however, tickets are required for all ages for entry.

When: July 3, 5 pm – 10 pm
Where: Addison Circle Park
Cost: FREE (Tickets required)


Sunday July 4

Plano’s All American 4th

The fireworks begin at 9:30 p.m. and will live stream on PTV and Plano Arts & Events Facebook page. Music will be simulcast on 97.5 KLAK.

When: July 4, 6 pm – 10 pm
Where: Oak Point Ampitheater, Plano
Cost: FREE

DAQ Fest – Live Music Fest

DAQ FEST

Live Music ALL DAY 12:00PM-8:00PM, Brunch Menu 12:00PM-3:30PM, Standard Menu 3:30PM-8:00PM, Happy Hour 4:00PM-8:00PM ($5 Daiquiris & $5 Street Tacos)

When: July 4, 12 pm – 8 pm
Where: Daq’s Luxury Daiquiri Lounge, Plano
Cost: Event is Free, but Reservations Are Required


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

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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

Texas Mineral & Fossil Show Plano

When: May 20 – 22
Where: Plano Event Center
Cost: Free admission and parking

38th Annual Main Street Fest

When: May 20 – 22
Where: Downtown Grapevine
Cost: Free

Sip n Shop

When: May 20, 5.30 pm – 9.30 pm
Where: Prosper Playhouse
Cost: tba

Moonlight Movies: Raya

When: May 20, 7.30 pm
Where: Murphy Central Park
Cost: Free

Plano Antique Mall – Parking Lot Sale

When: May 21, 7.30 am
Where: Plano Antique Mall
Cost: Free

Kids Fishing Tournament

When: May 21, 9 am – 1 pm
Where: Old Celina Park
Cost: Free

Sandcastles & Storytime

When: May 21, 9 am – 10.30 am
Where: Stewart Creek Park, The Colony
Cost: $10 resident, $15 non-resident

Dog Days in the Gardens

When: May 21 – 22
Where: Fort Worth Botanic Gardens
Cost: Regular admission for humans and $5 per dog

Brunch & Blooms

When: May 21, 10 am – 2 pm
Where: The Boardwalk at Granite Park
Cost: tba

Square Deal Days

When: May 21, 10 am – 5 pm
Where: Shops of Downtown Carrollton
Cost: Free

Epic Gran Fiesta

When: May 21 – 22
Where: Epic Waters Grand Prairie
Cost: Included with admission

Family Weekends (FREE!)

When: May 21, 10 am – 1 pm
Where: AT&T Performing Arts Center, Dallas
Cost: Free

Bubbles and Butterflies

When: May 21, 10 am – 11.30 am
Where: Stewart Creek Park, The Colony
Cost: Daily entry pass required

Summer Kickoff – Texas

When: May 21, 11 am – 3 pm
Where: Nebraska Furniture Mart
Cost: Free

Kids’ Movies and Concerts at The Lakefront™

When: May 21, 5 pm – 8 pm
Where: The Lakefront, Little Elm
Cost: Free

Addison After Dark: Boot Scootin’ Bash

When: May 21, 7 pm – 10 pm
Where: Addison Circle Park
Cost: Free

Muffins & Mimosas!

When: May 22, 12 pm – 5 pm
Where: Lonestar Mercantile, Allen
Cost: Free

More Fun Weekend Events

See all the 4th of July events HERE!

First Monday, Canton

When: July 1 – 4
Where: Canton
Cost: FREE

Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden

Walk among free-flying native butterflies and other pollinators in our Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden. The butterfly house includes native species, which vary by season and what is available from suppliers. Our butterfly garden is filled with host plants that naturally attract these lovely creatures. You may even find a few ideas to try in your own garden!

When: through July 8, 9 am – 5 pm
Where: The Heard Museum
Cost: Exhibit included with general admission

Jurassic World: The Exhibition at Grandscape in The Colony

The exhibition immerses audiences of all ages in interactive scenes inspired by the beloved film. Now, the park that was only a promise comes to life… right before your eyes.

When: through August 8
Where: Grandscape, The Colony
Cost: Adults $29.50, Kids $19.50 (3-15)

Creekside Live

When: every Friday in July and August, 6 pm – 8 pm
Where: Watters Creek
Cost: FREE

Dive In Movie Night

When: every Friday in July, 6 pm – 8 pm
Where: Hawaiian Falls, The Colony
Cost: included with admission

Free Summer Language Camp

When: July 3, 10.30 am & 11.30 am
Where: Frisco Library
Cost: FREE

Dive In Movies

Every Friday, enjoy hit family friendly movies pool side at the Frisco Water Park. Movies are included with daily admission or valid memberships.

When: July 2, 8 pm
Where: Frisco Athletic Center
Cost: included with admission

Kids Movie Saturday at Lava Cantina

When: July 3, 12 pm
Where: Lava Cantina
Cost: Free

Parent’s Night Out

When: July 3, 6 pm – 9 pm
Where: Urban Air, McKinney
Cost: $35

More Things to Do

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