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20+ Things to Do for Kids Near Me: This Weekend

There are some great things to do and fun things to do for kids near me (and you)!

Let us help you plan your next family fun outing this weekend or any day of the week with this big guide to kid-friendly activities near me this weekend with ideas of fun for the whole family.

Simply choose from our curated list of weekend events for things to do in Plano, Frisco, Dallas, and across the DFW area.

Plus, check out all these great guides with activities this weekend near me, 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 for Kids Near me

Things to do for Kids Near Me: In (or around) Plano, February 23-25, 2024

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

Events are subject to change, be sure to check events are as scheduled before heading out for super fun activities 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.

Don’t forget to check all the events this month!


Friday February 23

Rhea Lana’s of Frisco/McKinney Family Shopping Event Spring 2024

Shop hundreds of families at once and save 60-90% off retail prices! Since each item is inspected you can rely on Rhea Lana’s for HIGH-QUALITY children’s items at unbeatable prices!

When: February 22 – 29
Where: The Shops at Willow Bend
Cost: Free – $60


Saturday February 24

Join Goldfish Swim School & Plano Moms for an Exclusive Private Swim Party

Dive into a fun-filled afternoon filled with an open swim, water safety tips, snacks and crafts for the whole family! Ages 4 months – 12 years.

When: February 24, 2.30 pm – 4.30 pm
Where: Goldfish Swim School, Carrollton – West Plano
Cost: Free (must register)


Sunday February 25

Markets at Assembly Park

Stop by Assembly Park every 2nd and 4th Sunday of the month for a free family fun event.

When: February 25, 11 am – 5 pm
Where: Assembly Park, Plano
Cost: Free


Ongoing Events

Dinosaurs Around the World: The Great Outdoors

When: January 26 through May 30
Where: Fort Worth Botanic Gardens
Cost: Included with general admission

Hike Our Trails (Self Guided)

When: through March 20, 9 am – 5 pm
Where: Heard Museum, McKinney
Cost: Included with general admission


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

Grand Prairie Farmers Market

Location: 120 W Main St, Grand Prairie

Days/Times: Saturday 8 am – 1 pm

Farmers Market Mesquite TX

More Fun Weekend Events and Things to do for Kids Near Me

Colin County Home & Garden Show

When: February 23 – 25
Where: Credit Union Event Center, Allen
Cost: Free

Art Extravaganza

When: February 23 – 25
Where: Joe Farmer Rec Center, Allen
Cost: Free

Bluey’s Big Play

When: February 23 – 25
Where: Majestic Theatre, Dallas
Cost: From $29.50

Retro Night: The 80’s (ages 18+)

When: February 23, 6.30 pm – 8 pm
Where: The Colony Public Library
Cost: Free

Farmers Market at the Lawn

When: February 24, 10 am – 2 pm
Where: The Lakefront at Little Elm
Cost: Free

Super Mario Party with Mario, Luigi and Princess Peach

When: February 24, 12 pm – 2 pm
Where: Lava Cantina, The Colony
Cost: $22 – $27

Moonwalk Night Hike

When: February 24, 6 pm
Where: The Heard Museum, McKinney
Cost: $12 members, $14 non members

Indoor Richardson Vendor Market

When: February 25, 12 pm – 4 pm
Where: 500 Lockwood Dr, Richardson
Cost: Free

Things to do in Plano TX this weekend

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Ideas on Things to do for Kids Near me 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

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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

This isn’t all. We have tons of events happening this Month