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Family Friendly Weekend Events {February 18 – 20, 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 18

Rainbow Science Exploration

They will have science activities throughout the museum for your family to enjoy, along with plenty of play time! Each child will also get to take home a fun science experiment to continue the learning at home!

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


Saturday February 19

Lunar New Year

It’s a festival that marks the beginning of spring, a time to shed the hardships of winter and prepare for a season of change and hope. Activities include: Lion Dance Performance, Asian Tiko Drummers, Asian Ribbon Dancing Fusion Show, Dragon Dance Parade, Martial Arts Demo and more! Come celebrate the Year of the Tiger at Grandscape!

When: February 19, 2 pm – 4 pm
Where: Grandscape Texas, The Colony
Cost: Free


Sunday February 20

Frisco Heritage Museum Demo

Attendance is free. You must be an NTxBA (North Texas Blacksmith Association) member to be able to participate. It is also a good opportunity to ask questions about the NTxBA and the craft of blacksmithing. The volunteers will be delighted to answer any questions you may have.

When: February 20, 11 am – 4 pm
Where: Frisco Heritage Museum
Cost: Free


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 Heard Museum 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

Friday Night Fun

When: February 18, 5 pm – 8 pm
Where: The Edge at Allen Skate Park
Cost: tba

Daddy Daughter Dance

When: February 18, 6 pm – 8 pm
Where: Stonebridge Ranch Country Club, McKinney
Cost: tba

Prosper Fishing Derby

When: February 19, 9 am – 11 am
Where: Frontier Park, Prosper
Cost: tba

Irving Frost Fest

When: February 19, 10 am – 1 pm
Where: Levy Event Plaza, Irving
Cost: Free

Texas Toy Show

When: February 19, 10 am – 5.30 pm
Where: Music City Mall, Lewisville
Cost: tba

Frozen at The Cove

When: February 19, 11 am – 2 pm
Where: The Cove at the Lakefront, Little Elm
Cost: Included with admission

The Dallas by Chocolate Tour

When: February 19, 1 pm – 4.30 pm
Where: Dallas by Chocolate Food Tours
Cost: $52 – $58

Wetland Canoe Trail

When: February 19, 1 pm – 4 pm
Where: The Heard Museum, McKinney
Cost: $32 members, $42 non-members

Sweetheart Ball

When: February 19, 5 pm
Where: Fairfield Inn, Plano/The Colony
Cost: $35 per couple

Legacy West Music Series

When: February 19, 6 pm – 8 pm
Where: Legacy West
Cost: Free

Sip & Shop

When: February 20, 12 pm – 5 pm
Where: BarnHill Vineyard, Anna
Cost: Free

More Things to Do

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