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Family Friendly Weekend Events {May 14 – 16, 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 May 14

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: May 1 – August 8
Where: Dallas Arboretum
Cost: $10 – $15


Saturday May 15

Community Concert

Saturday, May 15th from 5-8 pm we have live music with Mahagonie on the McCall Plaza Stage in Downtown Plano.

When: May 15, 5 pm – 8 pm
Where: McCall Plaza
Cost: FREE

Sunday May 16

Plano Symphony Orchestra Family Series 2021

This 45-minute performance features string quartet, flute and harp, and soloists from the Ballet Ensemble of Texas exploring how music sets a mood and brings characters to life. Selections will include Beauty and the Beast, Sleeping Beauty, Peter and the Wolf, music from Romeo and Juliet, the Arabian Nights, and more to teach kids about the woodwind and string families of the orchestra. Families with children ages 2-12 are sure to enjoy this storytelling through music!

When: May 16, 3 pm – 3.45 pm
Where: McKinney Performing Arts Center
Cost: $12

Ongoing Events

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

Just Between Friends Plano Consignment Sale

When: May 14 – 16
Where: Net Results Sports Center, Plano
Cost: FREE – $10

CityLine Night Market

When: May 14, 6 pm – 10 pm
Where: CityLine DFW
Cost: FREE

CityLine Live – Free Live Music in the Plaza

When: May 14, 6 pm – 9 pm
Where: CityLine DFW
Cost: FREE

Night Hike

When: May 14, 8 pm – 9 pm
Where: LLELA Lewisville Lake
Cost: $15

Sand Castles & Story Time

Join us for a morning of fun and relaxation on the new swim beach at Stewart Creek Park! Storytime, read by your favorite characters (Session 1: Ariel from the Little Mermaid) will run from 9:00 – 10:00am followed by an hour of building sand castles on the beach. Prizes will be awarded each session for the best castles! Registration fee of $5/family includes entry into the park for one vehicle. Register by calling Parks & Recreation at (972)625-1106, or register online at

When: May 15, 9 am – 11 am
Where: Stewart Creek Park, The Colony
Cost: $5 per family

Keller Spring Fun Festival

When: May 15, 9 am – 3 pm
Where: Keller Parks & Recreation
Cost: FREE

TC Outdoor Families

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. All you need to bring is bedding, personal items, food for the weekend (a dutch oven is included in the camping kits) and an open mind that’s ready for adventure! Over the weekend we will camp, fish, kayak, geocache, and more. 

When: May 15 – 16
Where: Stewart Creek Park, The Colony
Cost: $50 per family

Above & Beyond Fest

Join Explorium Denton Children Museum for this Summer Fundraiser Kickoff Event! Above & Beyond Fest will feature demonstrations by the Dallas Area Kitefliers Organization and the North Texas Aeromodelers. There will be food trucks, photo opportunities, and tons of outdoor fun!

When: May 15, 10 am – 1 pm
Where: North Lakes Park, Denton
Cost: $10 donation

Chalk Art Festival

When: May 15, 10 am – 3 pm
Where: Wayne Ferguson Plaza, Plano
Cost: FREE

Dallas Pizza Fest 2021

When: May 15, 12 pm – 8 pm
Where: Bottled Blonde Pizzeria, Dallas
Cost: $7 – $10

2021 D Town Food Fest

When: May 15, 2 pm – 10 pm
Where: Dallas City Hall Plaza
Cost: $5

Petting Zoo Fun

When: May 16, 12 pm – 3 pm
Where: Frisco Fresh Market
Cost: $5

More Things to Do

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