Skip to Content

Family Friendly Weekend Events {June 11 – 13, 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 June 11

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: through August 8
Where: Dallas Arboretum
Cost: $10 – $15


Saturday June 12

Downtown Plano Margarita Walk

Visit Downtown Plano to taste a variety of mouthwatering margaritas! Watermelon, Jalapeno, peach… there are 15 unique and delicious margs waiting for you to enjoy!

Sunday June 13

Plano Trade Days

Great Vintage Market with quality vendors selling all kinds of great treasures and bargains. Antiques, Collectibles, Vintage, Crafts, Memorabilia, Repurposed Jewelry, Furniture, and much more! Fun for the whole family! Come shop in a climate controlled building with free parking.

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

Frisco Fair

This time around the Frisco Fair will be an EIGHTEEN-DAY FAMILY-FUN EVENT with thrill rides for all ages, fantastic foods, games and overall family entertainment! **Free Admission** **Pay to Play** Ticket purchase onsite for Rides, Games and Food. Rides start at $4.
Onsite Parking is $10/car.

When: through June 13, 4 pm – 10 pm
Where: Frisco Fresh Market
Cost: Free Entry, $10 to park, pay to play


Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden

Walk among free-flying native butterflies and other pollinators in our Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden. The butterfly house includes native species, which vary by season and what is available from suppliers. Our butterfly garden is filled with host plants that naturally attract these lovely creatures. You may even find a few ideas to try in your own garden!

When: through July 8, 9 am – 5 pm
Where: The Heard Museum
Cost: Exhibit included with general admission


Summer Club House

The Colony Summer Clubhouse is back! Our four-month summer series showcases performances such as magic shows, animal presentations, sing-along storytelling and a BMX trick show. All performances take place outside near The Kids Colony Park 2. Bring your friends and family, all ages are welcome. Seating opens at 9am so be sure to come early and snag a front row spot!

When: June 11, 10 am – 11 am
Where: Kids Colony Playground, The Colony
Cost: FREE


Summer of Cirque – Pirates & Princesses

When: Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays through June 26
Where: Gaylord Texan
Cost: $24.99 for adults, $14.99 for kids aged 12 and under


Dive In Movies – Trolls World Tour

When: June 11, 8 pm
Where: Frisco Athletic Center
Cost: included with daily admission


Sand Castles & Story Time

When: June 12, 9 am – 11 am
Where: Stewart Creek Park, The Colony
Cost: $5 per family


TC Outdoor Families

Make your own adventure! No experience or equipment is necessary. The $50/family (up to 5 people) registration fee includes use of a tent, two cots for adults, foam sleeping pads for children, a lantern, and all activity supplies. 

When: June 12, 9 am – June 13, 12 pm
Where: Stewart Creek Park, The Colony
Cost: $50 per family


Rail District’s First Annual Scavenger Hunt

15 Teams, all around Downtown Frisco, afterparty with food, drinks, live music and fun!

When: June 12, 10 am – 4 pm
Where: Frisco Rail District
Cost: from $45


Free Summer Language Camp

When: June 12, 10.30 am & 11.30 am
Where: Frisco Library
Cost: FREE


Summer Fest

Come out and soak up the sun while enjoying live music on the stage and other fun themed activities throughout the day.

When: June 12, 12 pm – 5 pm
Where: Nebraska Furniture Mart
Cost: FREE


Back Yard Camp Out – Parent’s Night Out

When: June 12, 6 pm – 10 pm
Where: Alpha Omega Gymnastics McKinney
Cost: $25 for members & $35 for non-members


Plano Symphony Orchestra – Family Series

When: June 13, 3 pm
Where: Theatre Frisco
Cost: $12


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