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Family Friendly Weekend Events {September 3-6, 2021}

This Weekend

Dallas Events this Weekend

Go on a Scavenger Hunt!

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Deals, Discounts and Offers

Get One Free Addition Per Shaved Ice when you tell Sugar Mountain Plano you saw this on Plano Moms. You can get any available addition: cream, chocolate, nerds, gummies, sour gummies, etc.

Still available >> PogoPass  (affiliate link)– use code PLANOMOMS for $34.98 Annual Tickets PLUS ADDITIONAL $5 OFF in their Summer Sale

Safari Run Plano – 10 Open Play Sessions for $82

​Texas Archery Academy – One hour Discover Archery Session for 2 $22.50

Fun Things to do This Weekend

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

Friday September 3

Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden

Walk among free-flying native butterflies and other pollinators in our Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden.

When: through October 3
Where: Heard Museum
Cost: included with admission

Butterfly063 Nicole Siss we

Saturday September 4

Dinosaurs Live at the Heard Museum

Let your imagination run wild as you travel back in time along a half-mile nature trail to get up-close and personal with 11 life-size animatronic dinosaurs.

When: through October 30
Where: The Heard Museum McKinney
Cost: Price included with Heard Museum admission and free for Members

Heard Museum Dinosaur

Sunday September 5

Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience

“Have you ever dreamt of stepping into a painting? Take an awe-inspiring journey into the incomparable universe of Van Gogh, one of the greatest artistic geniuses of the 19th century. Explore his life, his work, and his secrets as never before through cutting-edge 360 degree digital projections, a one-of-a-kind VR experience, and a uniquely atmospheric light and sound show. 

When: through September 3
Where: Secret Location Dallas
Cost: Adults $34.90, Kids $19.90


Ongoing Events

Wicked – The Musical

When: through September 5
Where: Music Hall, Fair Park
Cost: from $34


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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

Clear the Shelters

When: through Sept 19
Where: Plano Animal Shelter
Cost: Adoption fees will be half price from Monday, August 23 through Sunday, September 12. Adoption fees will only be waived from Monday, September 13 to Sunday, September 19.

Friday Night Market

When: September 3, 6 pm – 9 pm
Where: Downtown Celina
Cost: FREE

CityLine Live

When: every Friday and Saturday in September and October
Where: CityLine DFW
Cost: FREE

Hispanic Heritage Celebration

When: September 4 – 5, 9 am – 5 pm
Where: Dallas Arboretum
Cost: all activities are included with admission

North Dallas Toy Show

When: September 4, 9 am – 3 pm
Where: Dallas Events Center
Cost: $2, kids under 12 are free

1st Saturday Nature Walk

When: September 4, 10 am – 12 pm
Where: LLELA Lewisville Lake
Cost: included with admission to LLELA

Labor Day Weekend at Epic Waters

When: September 4 – 6
Where: Epic Waters
Cost: included with paid admission

Trail Rides at Cathy’s Critters

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

Dallas Mimosa Walk

When: September 4, 12 pm
Where: Deep Ellum Outdoor Market
Cost: $25

Kids Movie Saturday

When: every Saturday, 12 pm
Where: Lava Cantina
Cost: Free

Star Spangled Parent and Child Workshop

When: September 4, 3 pm – 4.30 pm
Where: Young Chef’s Academy of Frisco
Cost: $50

Sunday Service Brunch at DAQ’s

When: every Sunday, 12 pm – 3 pm
Where: DAQ’s Luxury Daquiri Lounge
Cost: see menu for details

Labor Day Celebration & Hot Dog Eating Contest

When: Sept 5, 10 am – 4 pm
Where: Frisco Fresh Market
Cost: FREE entry, entry to hot dog eating contest is $15

Texas Pool 60th Anniversary Celebration

Texas Pool Plano

When: September 5, 12 pm – 6 pm
Where: The Texas Pool, Plano
Cost: TBA

Labor Day Weekend Luau at Legacy Hall

When: September 5, 2 pm – 10 pm
Where: Legacy Hall
Cost: $15 – $300

Plano ISD PTAs Back to School Splash at Hawaiian Falls

When: September 5, 6 pm – 9 pm
Where: Hawaiian Falls, The Colony
Cost: Admission for the day is $20 and $30 to add on unlimited drinks and a meal. There’s also a cooler pass available.

More Things to Do

Are you ready to plan ahead or want to see what a list of things to do this month?

Plano Area Monthly Events