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Family Friendly Weekend Events {April 8 – 10, 2022}

Things to do and Local 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 April 8

McKinney Arts in Bloom

Produced and sponsored by McKinney Main Street, Arts In Bloom takes place in Historic Downtown McKinney and features over 120 juried artists, and the Local Artist Village, all set up on the tree-lined streets surrounding the McKinney Performing Arts Center.

When: April 8 – 10
Where: Historic Downtown McKinney
Cost: FREE admission


Saturday April 9

2022 BunnyPalooza

Get excited for endless family fun from amazement rides to Easter egg hunts. They’ve got something for everyone to be hoppy about this Spring season

When: April 9, 10, 15, 16 17
Where: YesterLand Farm, Canton
Cost: from $17.95


Sunday April 10

Easter Fun Fest

Egg hunt, inflatables, scavenger hunt, hot dogs and train rides! Invite your friends and neighbors to this free event!

When: April 10, 4 pm
Where: Hunters Glen Baptist Church, Plano
Cost: FREE


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

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

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

So many Easter Events and Egg Hunts this weekend – check out our Easter Post here!

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

Butterflies in the Garden

When: through April 10
Where: Fort Worth Botanic Gardens
Cost: adults $12, children $8

OceanX Adventure

When: through April 18
Where: The Crayola Experience – for discounted tickets
Cost: included with admission

Legacy West Music Series

When: every Saturday, 6 pm – 8 pm
Where: Legacy West
Cost: Free

Photos with the Bunny

When: through April 16
Where: Stonebriar Center, Frisco
Cost: from $19.99

Easter Photos with the Bunny

When: through April 16
Where: The Shops at Willow Bend
Cost: from $34.99

Spring Break at JadeWaters

When: every Sunday in April & May, 9 am – 7 pm
Where: Hilton Anatole, Dallas
Cost: included with accommodation


More Fun Events

Ennis Bluebonnet Trail Festival

When: April 8 – 10
Where: Downtown Ennis
Cost: $5 for adults, Children 12 and under are free

Opening Weekend – Frisco RoughRiders

When: April 8 – 10
Where: RoughRiders Stadium, Frisco
Cost: from $11 for lawn seats

Movies in the Park – Luca

When: April 8, 7 pm
Where: Five Star Sports Complex, The Colony
Cost: Free

Karaoke Night at McCall Plaza

When: April 8, 7.30 pm – 10 pm
Where: McCall Plaza, Plano
Cost: Free

HER Conference 2022

When: April 8 – 9
Where: 2401 S Ervay St. #306 Dallas, TX 75215
Cost: $250 – $500

Market at The Star

When: April 9, 10 am – 4 pm
Where: The Star, Frisco
Cost: Free

Opening Weekend Scarborough Renaissance Festival

When: April 9 – 10
Where: Scarborough
Cost: Kids Free & Seniors 1/2 Price this weekend

Lyla’s 5 Year Celebration

When: April 9, 11 am – 6 pm
Where: Lyla’s Downtown Plano
Cost: Free

Dallas Reggae Fest

When: April 9, 12 pm – 8 pm
Where: Addison Circle Park
Cost: $20

Nature Eggsplorers! An Egg Hunt Event

When: April 9, 1 pm – 5 pm
Where: Frisco Commons Park
Cost: $5, tickets required

Chocolate Dino Egg Making and Breaking Workshop!

When: April 9, 1 pm – 4 pm
Where: The Dinosaur Company, Allen
Cost: $30

Goat Yoga at Frisco Fresh Market!

When: April 10, 10 am – 11 am
Where: Frisco Fresh Market
Cost: $20 – $32

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