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

Things to do and Local Events this Weekend


Fun Things to do and 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.


Dallas Events this Weekend

Friday November 11

‘Neath the Wreath Holiday Market

The four-day holiday gift market hosts over 13,000 shoppers and over 125 merchants each year from throughout Texas and beyond. This market features the best in unique holiday and home décor, ladies clothing, accessories, gifts, jewelry, children’s items, gourmet food, and more. 

When: November 10 – 13
Where: Marriott Dallas Allen Hotel & Convention Center
Cost: $12 – $15 PURCHASE TICKETS HERE


Saturday November 12

2022 Annual Snowflake Bazaar

Shop with 100+ vendors for jewelry, crafts, pastries, clothing, candles & more! Raffle drawings will be held throughout the weekend and The Cafe’ will have snacks and drinks to keep you fueled for your weekend of shopping!

When: November 12 – 13
Where: Plano West Senior High
Cost: Free


Sunday November 13

Thanksgiving Watercolor Workshop in Historic Downtown Plano

This Watercolor workshop held at Lyla’s Boutique in Downtown Plano will be inspired by all things Thanksgiving! Denysse Felts will lead you in painting various illustrations using Watercolor and basic handlettering techniques to create Thanksgiving place cards! Your Thanksgiving place cards will be the perfect addition to your tablescape year after year, and your greeting card will warm a loved ones heart as they receive a handwritten letter from you!

When: November 13, 1 pm – 3 pm
Where: Lyla’s Clothing Decor & More, Plano
Cost: $60


Ongoing Events

Holiday at the Arboretum

When: November 10 – December 31
Where: Dallas Arboretum
Cost: $10 – $25

The Trains at NorthPark

When: November 12 through January 6
Where: NorthPark Center, Dallas
Cost: $10 adults, $5 kids (2-12)

Visits with Santa

When: Saturdays, November 12 through December 17
Where: Fairview Town Center
Cost: appointment required, $10 booking fee

Holiday Event Series

When: Saturdays, November 12 through December 17
Where: Fairview Town Center
Cost: Free

Legacy West Music Series

When: every Saturdays through December 17, 6 pm – 8 pm
Where: Legacy West
Cost: Free

Holiday Guide

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 at the Boardwalk at Granite Park: Sunday 11 am – 4 pm

Farmers Market Mesquite TX

More Fun Weekend Events

Wings Over Dallas Airshow

When: November 11 – 13
Where: Dallas Executive Airport, Dallas
Cost: Free – $100

Holiday Bazaar

When: November 11 – 12
Where: Richardson Senior Center
Cost: Free

4th Annual Merry Market

When: November 11 – 12
Where: 1695 N Coit Rd, Prosper
Cost: Free

Veterans Day Celebration

When: November 11, 4 pm – 7 pm
Where: Farmers Branch Liberty Plaza
Cost: Free

After Hours in the Garden

When: November 11, 5 pm – 7.30 pm
Where: Fort Worth Botanic Gardens
Cost: $18 members, $25 non members

Mom’s Night Out

When: November 11, 5.30 pm – 7.30 pm
Where: Painting with a Twist, Richardson
Cost: $10

Little Turkey Paint & Play

When: November 11, 6 pm – 8 pm
Where: Play Street Museum, McKinney
Cost: $22

CityLine Night Market by The Boho Market

When: November 11, 6. pm – 10 pm
Where: CityLine DFW, Richardson
Cost: Free

Family Movie Night

When: November 11, 6.30 pm
Where: Hunters Glen Baptist Church, Plano
Cost: Free

Friendsgiving Toy Drive

When: November 11, 6.30 pm – 9 pm
Where: Frisco Rail Yard
Cost: Free

Erwin Park Night Hikes ***UPDATE SOLD OUT***

When: November 11, 7 pm – 9 pm
Where: Erwin Park, McKinney
Cost: Free

Veterans Day Concert

When: November 11, 7 pm – 9 pm
Where: Grandscape Texas
Cost: Free

Mom’s Karaoke Night

When: November 11, 8 pm – 11 pm
Where: Rockstars of Tomorrow, Frisco
Cost: Donation based entry fee

Second Saturday Bird Walks

When: November 12, 8 am – 9.30 am
Where: Heard Museum, McKinney
Cost: Included with general admission

Explorium’s Sensory Friendly Mornings

When: November 12, 8 am – 9 am
Where: Explorium – Denton Children’s Museum
Cost: Free

Trains at NorthPark Opening Day

When: November 12, 8 am – 6 pm
Where: NorthPark Center, Dallas
Cost: $10 adults, $5 kids (2-12)

Texas Recycles Day 2022

When: November 12, 8.30 am – 12 pm
Where: Chase Oaks Church, Plano
Cost: Free

Christmas Craft Fair

When: November 12, 9 am – 2 pm
Where: Providence Church, Frisco
Cost: Free

Frisco Community Parade

When: November 12, 9 am
Where: will leave Toyota Stadium, traveling east on Main Street through historic downtown before finishing at North County Road
Cost: Free

Santa Claus is Coming to Town!

When: November 12, 9.15 am – 10.15 am
Where: Stonebriar Centre at Mall Entrance between Macys and JCPenney, Frisco
Cost: Free

13th Annual Etsy Dallas Jingle Bash

When: November 12, 9.30 am – 4 pm
Where: Gilley’s Dallas Event Venues
Cost: Free

Big Book Sale

When: November 12, 10 am – 4 pm
Where: Denton Public Library
Cost: admission is $1

Holiday Open House

When: November 12 – 13
Where: Denton Square
Cost: Free

Cottonwood Market Annual Holiday Open House

When: November 12 – 13
Where: Cottonwood Market, Richardson
Cost: Free

1st Annual Turkey Bowl

When: November 12, 10 am – 1 pm
Where: Grandscape Texas
Cost: Free

Holiday Goat Yoga at Frisco Fresh Market!

When: November 12, 11 am – 12 pm
Where: Frisco Fresh Market
Cost: From $20

Wild West Wine Walk McKinney

When: November 12, 12 pm – 6 pm
Where: Historic Downtown McKinney
Cost: $1 – $50

Dallas Observer Tacolandia

When: November 12, 4 pm – 7 pm
Where: Energy Square Plaza, Dallas
Cost: from $35

Willow Bend Kid’s Club

When: November 12, 12 pm – 2 pm
Where: The Shops at Willow Bend
Cost: Free

Time with Santa

When: November 12, 3 pm – 5 pm
Where: Sweetwaters Coffee & Tea Panther Creek, Little Elm
Cost: $20

Underground Movement Festival Vol. 7

When: November 12, 5 pm – 10 pm
Where: McCall Plaza, Plano
Cost: Free

Kids Jam Night … Shhhh Its Parents Night Out

When: November 12, 6 pm – 9 pm
Where: Rockstars of Tomorrow, Frisco
Cost: $35

Night Hike

When: November 12, 6 pm – 7.30 pm
Where: Heard Museum, McKinney
Cost: $14

Veterans Day Concert

When: November 12, 7 pm – 9 pm
Where: Grandscape Texas
Cost: Free

Pint Sized Playtime

When: November 13, 9 am – 10.30 am
Where: Play Street Museum, Allen
Cost: $15

Plano Community Band presents “Heavy Metal”

When: November 13, 2.30 pm – 4.15 pm
Where: Eisemann Performance Center, Richardson
Cost: Free


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