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Family Friendly Weekend Events {May 21 – 23, 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 21

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 22

Opening Day Hawaiian Falls – The Colony

Season Pass Process & Play is 10am-12pm and the park opens to the public from 12pm-5pm! 

When: May 22, 10 am – 5 pm
Where: Hawaiian Falls, The Colony
Cost: from $20.99 for kids

Hawaiian Falls The Colony TX
Slides at Hawaiian Falls

Sunday May 23

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

CityLine Live – Free Live Music in the Plaza

When: May 21 & 22, 6 pm – 9 pm
Where: CityLine DFW
Cost: FREE

Movie in the Park – Trolls World Tour

When: May 21, 7 pm
Where: Doubletree Ranch Park, Highland Village
Cost: FREE

Outdoor Movie Night – Charlie & The Chocolate Factory

When: May 21, 7.30 pm
Where: SkyHouse Frisco Station
Cost: FREE

May Drive In Movie – Coco

When: May 21, 8.30 pm
Where: Cathy’s Critters
Cost: $20

Summer Kick Off Event

Kick off the summer with carnival games, food trucks, prizes and more! Plus, grab a FREE craft kit for the kids!

When: May 22, 11 am – 3 pm
Where: Nebraska Furniture Mart
Cost: FREE

Community Concert with Safety Meeting

When: May 22, 5 pm
Where: McCall Plaza
Cost: FREE

Colleyville City Fair

This Memorial Day celebration will take a moment to honor those who have died protecting our nation as well as bring our community together for a family-focused, fun-filled event.

When: May 22, 5.30 pm – 9.30 pm
Where: Colleyville City Park
Cost: FREE

More Things to Do

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