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Family Friendly Weekend Events {August 20 – 22, 2021}

Things to do and Local Events this Weekend

Dallas Events this Weekend

Go on a Scavenger Hunt!

Why not head out for a family adventure in one of our local Parks and Nature Reserves with one of our downloadable Scavenger Hunts, ready for hours of fun!

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Fun Things to do This Weekend

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

Friday August 20

Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden

Walk among free-flying native butterflies and other pollinators in our Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden. 

When: through October 3
Where: Heard Museum
Cost: included with admission

Butterfly063 Nicole Siss we

Saturday August 21

Wicked – The Musical


When: through September 5
Where: Music Hall, Fair Park
Cost: from $34

Sunday August 22

Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience


“Have you ever dreamt of stepping into a painting? Take an awe-inspiring journey into the incomparable universe of Van Gogh, one of the greatest artistic geniuses of the 19th century. Explore his life, his work, and his secrets as never before through cutting-edge 360 degree digital projections, a one-of-a-kind VR experience, and a uniquely atmospheric light and sound show. 

When: through September 3
Where: Secret Location Dallas
Cost: Adults $34.90, Kids $19.90


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

DIY Candle Making Workshop

When: Friday August 20, 5.30 pm – 7.30 pm
Where: Sweet Home Bath & Body – Downtown Plano Arts District
Cost: $40

93rd Annual North Texas Fair & Rodeo

When: August 20 – 28
Where: Denton
Cost: from $15 for adults

Creekside Live

When: every Friday in August, 6 pm – 8 pm
Where: Watters Creek
Cost: FREE 

Music in the Chamber, McKinney Philharmonic Orchestra

When: Friday August 20, 8 pm – 9.30 pm
Where: Purefoy Municipal Center, Frisco
Cost: $10

Nighttime Scavenger Hunt

When: Friday August 20, 9 pm – 10 pm
Where: Frisco Commons Park
Cost: FREE (but event requires registration)


Kids Movie Saturday at Lava Cantina

When: every Saturday, 12 pm
Where: Lava Cantina
Cost: Free


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