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Family Friendly Weekend Events {February 11 – 13, 2022}

Things to do and Local Events this Weekend


Fun Things to do This Weekend

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

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 February 11

Valentine’s Champagne & Chocolate Tour

Imagine…the most decadent finds from premier local chocolatiers, dessert shops and ice cream venues, paired with champagne. Highlight will be a fun champagne toast at a local winery. Enjoy it all on their luxury motorcoach. 

When: February 11, 12 & 14
Where: Dallas by Chocolate Tours
Cost: $48 – $89


Saturday February 12

Valentine’s Panthers, Pumas & Pancakes

Coffee, juice, fruit, and all-you-can-eat pancakes! Afterward, take a self-guided tour around the sanctuary.

When: February 12, 7 am – 10 am
Where: In-Sync Exotics Wildlife Rescue, Wylie
Cost: $25 adults, $15 kids (4-12)


Sunday February 13

Join AR Workshop for a DIY class to make one of their many Wood Projects and enjoy complimentary sips and sweets! We will be pairing everyone’s favorite cookies with wine for a tasting you won’t forget! There will be a troop on hand selling cookies in front of the shop so you can snag some boxes and support a great cause.

When: February 13, 11 am – 2 pm
Where: AR Workshop Frisco
Cost: price depends on the wood project you choose


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

Ongoing Events

Dinosaurs Live

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 February 21, 2022
Where:Heard Museum, McKinney
Cost: Price included with Heard Museum admission and free for Members

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

Lakefront Cupid Crawl

When: through February 28
Where: Lakefront at Little Elm
Cost: Pick up a free bingo card and visit participating businesses


More Fun Weekend Events

Teen Night Out – Baking Around the World

When: Friday, February 11, 6 pm – 8 pm
Where: Young Chef’s Academy of Frisco
Cost: $45 per participant

Valentine Slime Time

When: Friday, February 11, 6 pm – 7.30 pm
Where: Play Street Museum, Allen
Cost: $18

Sweetheart Wine Train

When: Friday, February 11, 7 pm – 9.30 pm
Where: Grapevine Vintage Railroad
Cost: $50

Trick a Trout – Kids Fishing Event

When: Saturday, February 12, 8 am – 11 am
Where: Warren Sports Complex
Cost: Free

Valentine’s Day Event

When: Saturday, February 12, from 9 am
Where: Frisco Fresh Market
Cost: Free

Daddy Daughter Date – 1 Hour Train Excursions

When: Saturday, February 12
Where: Grapevine Vintage Railroad
Cost: $20 per person

Duck Derby

When: Saturday, February 12, 10 am – 12 pm
Where: Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium, Allen
Cost: $8 entry per duck

Valentine’s Open Skate

When: Saturday, February 12, 11.45 am – 1.45 pm
Where: Allen Community Ice Rink
Cost: $5 entry, $3 skate rental

Valentine’s Chocolate & Wine Walk McKinney

When: Saturday, February 12, 12 pm – 6 pm
Where: Historic Downtown McKinney
Cost: $30 – $45

Legacy West Kids Club

When: Saturday, February 12, 12 pm – 3 pm
Where: Legacy West
Cost: Free (tickets required)

Just the Girls, Galentine’s at Grandscape

When: Saturday, February 12, 1 pm – 5 pm
Where: Grandscape, The Colony
Cost: $65

Valentine’s Family Class

When: Saturday, February 12, 3 pm – 5 pm
Where: Carefree Colors, Plano
Cost: $20 per person

Parent’s Night Out

When: Saturday, February 12, 6 pm – 10 pm
Where: Texas Dynamix Gymnastics, Plano
Cost: tba

Credo Beauty FREE Valentine’s Day Gift

When: Feb 10 – 13 (while supplies last)
Where: Credo Clean Beauty, Legacy West
Cost: Free gift with $125+ purchase, online and in-store

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