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Family Friendly Weekend Events {August 12 – 14, 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 12

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 13

Lone Star Mercantile Turns 5

The first 100 customers receive a goody PACKED swag bag 🛍🤩 They’ll be serving FREE birthday treats and drinks 🧁🥂 Booths will have exclusive sales! 🤑

When: August 13, 10 am – 7 pm
Where: Lone Star Mercantile, Allen
Cost: FREE


Sunday August 14

Dallas Kids Fest

This is an interactive play day for kids of all ages.

When: August 14, 12 pm – 6 pm
Where: Lofty Spaces, Dallas
Cost: $5


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

Fort Worth Fall Home & Garden Show

When: August 12 – 14
Where: Will Rogers Memorial Center
Cost: Free

 Braiding Class

When: August 12, 5 pm – 6 pm
Where: Sweet & Sassy Plano
Cost: tba

Music Institute of North Texas Open House

When: August 12 – 13
Where: Music Institute of North Texas, Frisco
Cost: Free

Friday Night Market

When: August 12, 6 pm – 9 pm
Where: Downtown Celina
Cost: Free

CityLine Night Market by The Boho Market

When: August 12, 6 pm – 10 pm
Where: CityLine DFW, Richardson
Cost: Free

Back to School Party

When: August 12, 6.30 pm – 8 pm
Where: Play Street Museum, Allen
Cost: $18

Karaoke Night at McCall Plaza

When: August 12, 7.30 pm – 10 pm
Where: McCall Plaza, Plano
Cost: Free

Watermelon Weekend

When: August 13 – 14
Where: Frisco Fresh Market
Cost: Free

Explorium’s Sensory Friendly Mornings

When: August 13, 8 am – 9 am
Where: Explorium, Denton Children’s Museum
Cost: Free

August Market Days

When: August 13, 10 am – 4 pm
Where: Nebraska Furniture Mart
Cost: Free

Clear the Shelters

When: August 13, 10 am – 3 pm
Where: The Shops at Willow Bend
Cost: Free

The Boho Market

When: August 13, 10 am – 3 pm
Where: Klyde Warren Park, Dallas
Cost: Free

Dallas Margarita Festival

When: August 13, 12 pm – 6 pm
Where: Ferris Wheeler’s Backyard & BBQ
Cost: $5 – $20

Lawn Games (come and go)

When: August 13, 12.30 pm – 5.30 pm
Where: Farmers Branch Historical Park
Cost: Free

Movies in the Park

When: August 13, 7 pm – 8.30 pm
Where: Klyde Warren Park, Dallas
Cost: Free

Movie Night on the Square

When: August 13, 7 pm – 10 pm
Where: Downtown Celina
Cost: Free

The Capitol: Downtown Sessions

When: August 13, 7.30 pm – 10.30 pm
Where: McCall Plaza, Plano
Cost: Free

Saturdays on the Square – Outdoor Movie

When: August 13, 8 pm – 10 pm
Where: Historic Downtown Carrollton
Cost: Free

Pint Sized Playtime – for kids 3 and under

When: August 14, 9 am – 10.30 am
Where: Play Street Museum Plano
Cost: $13

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