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Fun Things to Do in Plano, TX

Things to do This Weekend near me

There are some great things to do and fun events happening near me (and you)!

Let us help you plan your next family fun outing this weekend or any day of the week! Simply choose from our curated list of weekend events for things to do with in Plano, Frisco, Dallas and across the DFW area.

Plus, check out all these great guides for things to do in Plano, TX from indoor playgroundsmovie theatersfamily-friendly restaurants, and parks where you can take one of our Scavenger Hunts or the Biggest list of Unmissable Things to Do with Kids.

Things to do and Local Events this Weekend

 Things to do in (or around) Plano, March 24 – 26, 2023

In addition to these great weekend events, if the weather holds up, you should check out some fun places like Heritage Farmstead Museum, Oak Point Park and Nature Preserve, Arbor Hills Nature Preserve and Downtown Plano.

Events are subject to change, be sure to check events are as scheduled before heading out around Plano, Texas. 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 March 24

Movie Night featuring “Shrek”


Castle Hills Village Shops free movie nights begin March 24, and you chose “Shrek” as the first feature! Bring a chair and blanket, and grab some free popcorn to see everyone’s favorite ogre and his sidekick, Donkey.

When: March 24, 7.30 pm
Where: Castle Hills Village Shops
Cost: Free

Saturday March 25

Food & Wine Festival Garden Market


A market featuring several dozen local vendors showcasing their locally-produced artisan goods, kitchen décor and more. 

When: March 24 – 25
Where: Dallas Arboretum
Cost: Included with admission

Sunday March 26

2023 Bunny Palooza


Get excited for endless family fun from amazement rides to Easter egg hunts.They’ve got something for everyone to be hoppy about this Spring season

When: March 18 – April 9
Where: YesterLand Farm
Cost: From $17.95 online

Ongoing Events

2023 Easter Festival

When: March 25 – April 9
Where: Mainstay Farm Park, Cleburne
Cost: From $20.95 online

Farmers Markets

Dallas Farmers Market

Location: The Shed, 1010 S. Pearl Expressway, Dallas

Days/Times: Saturday 9 am – 5 pm & Sunday 10 am – 5 pm

Frisco Fresh Market

Location: 9215 John W. Elliott Dr, Frisco, TX 75034

Days/Times: Saturday 8 am – 4 pm, Sunday 10 am – 4 pm

McKinney Farmers Market

Location: Chestnut Square

Days/Times: Saturdays 8am – 12noon (April-December), 9 am – 12 noon (January-March)

Richardson Farmers Market

Location: 101 S. Coit Road, Richardson

Days/Times: Saturday 9 am – 1 pm

Red Tent Farmers Market

Location: The Shops at Willow Bend Plano.

Usually outside the parking lot by at the corner of Chapel Hill and Plano Parkway. Many are also inside near the Food Court.

Days/Times: Saturday 9 am – 2 pm

Carrollton Farmers Market

Location: 2722 N. Josey Lane, Carrollton

Days/Times: Sunday 10 am – 2 pm

Plano Farmers Market

Location: Boardwalk at Granite Park

Days/Times: Sunday 11 am – 4 pm

Farmers Market Mesquite TX

More Fun Weekend Events

Little Farmer Friday: Swing into Spring

When: March 24, 10 am – 12 pm
Where: Heritage Farmstead Museum
Cost: $15 per child, $5 per adult

Homeschool Enrichment Days

When: March 24, 10 am – 2 pm
Where: Explorium Children’s Museum, Denton
Cost: Included with admission

Easter Bunny, photos and Sip n shop

When: March 24, 5.30 pm – 8.30 pm
Where: Prosper Playhouse & Boutique
Cost: Free

Adapted Dance Club

When: March 24, 6.30 pm – 9.30 pm
Where: Sam Johnson Recreation Center, Plano
Cost: $20

Battle of the Sexes Comedy Night (ages 18+)

When: March 24, 8 pm – 10 pm
Where: dV8, Plano
Cost: $20

Candle Weekend

When: March 25 – 26
Where: Frisco Fresh Market
Cost: Free

Easter Eggstravaganza

When: March 25, 9 am – 12 pm
Where: Corinth Community Park
Cost: Free

Fitness at the Park

When: March 25, 9 am – 12 pm
Where: Slayter Park, Anna
Cost: Free

Outdoor Adventure Day

When: March 25, 9 am – 1 pm
Where: Bethany Lakes Park, Allen
Cost: Free

Market Days at Circle R Ranch

When: March 25, 10 am – 4 pm
Where: Circle R Ranch, Flower Mound
Cost: Free

Shakespeare McKinney 2023

When: March 25, 10 am – 8 pm
Where: Adriatica Village
Cost: Free

Family Weekends

When: March 25, 10 am
Where: Sammons Park, Dallas
Cost: Free

Texas Forever Fest

When: March 25, 11 am – 6 pm
Where: Haggard Park, Plano
Cost: Free

Flix Junior: Sing

When: March 25 – 26
Where: Flix Brewhouse, Little Elm
Cost: tba

TDC Big Texas BBQ

When: March 25, 11 am – 6.30 pm
Where: Fair Park, Dallas
Cost: $25. Kids under 16 get a free pass!

Mother & Son Adventure Day

When: March 25, 12 pm
Where: Lions Club Park, The Colony
Cost: Boys ages 3-12. $35 per couple / $10 each additional child (from same household)

Texas Parks & Wildlife: Snake Senses

When: March 25, 1 pm
Where: Little Elm Public Library
Cost: Free

Frisco Festival of Colors

When: March 25, 2 pm – 5 pm
Where: Independence Parkway Practice Fields
Cost: Free (color $3/bag)

Easter Egg Hunt

When: March 25, 2 pm – 4 pm
Where: Christ the Servant Lutheran Church, Allen
Cost: Free

Celina Downtown Wine Crawl

When: March 25, 5 pm – 9 pm
Where: Downtown Celina
Cost: tba

Movie Night – Parents Night Out (ages 4-12)

When: March 25, 6 pm – 10 pm
Where: Texas Dynamix Gymnastics
Cost: $35

Mother and Son Swim, Surf and Slide

When: March 25, 7 pm – 9 pm
Where: The Cove at the Lakefront
Cost: $25 per person

GalaOne 2023

When: March 25, 8 pm
Where: National Soccer Hall of Fame, Frisco
Cost: $175

Pint Sized Playtime

When: March 26, 9 am – 10.30 am
Where: Play Street Museum, Allen
Cost: $20

Sensory Bunny

When: March 26, 10 am – 11.30 am
Where: The Shops at Willow Bend
Cost: Reservations required

Dallas Soul Food Festival 2023

When: March 26, 12 pm – 6 pm
Where: Lofty Spaces, Dallas
Cost: Free

Brunch & Bubbly

When: March 26, 12 pm – 5 pm
Where: Lone Star Mercantile, Allen
Cost: Free

Come Fly A Kite! (come & go)

When: March 26, 12.30 pm – 5.30 pm
Where: Farmers Branch Historical Park
Cost: Free

Things to do in Plano TX this weekend

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Ideas on Things to do in Plano, TX

We are lucky to have some great attractions in historic Downtown Plano and some Plano attractions which are great landmarks in Plano, Texas

NOTE: Upcoming Weekend Events are published each Monday

Why not try one of our Plano Scavenger Hunts in one of our Plano Parks?

Thanks to Plano Moms for helping me knock two things off my son’s personal summer bucket list … walking trails and doing a scavenger hunt with Mom!

They have pre-made scavenger hunts for Oak Point Park, Arbor Hills, and Russell Creek.

Scavenger Hunt in Plano

Plano Mom, Alyson

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