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20+ Fun Kid-Friendly Things to Do in Plano TX 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 TX this weekend and in 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

Kid-Friendly Things to Do in Plano TX This Weekend

June 21 – 23, 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, June 21

Summer Dive In Movie – Migration

Grab your friends, swimsuit, and a towel and enjoy a movie while you swim and float in the pool! The movie Migration will be shown. Concessions and tubes will be available for an additional cost.

When: June 21, 7.30 pm – 11 pm
Where: Ford Pool, Allen
Cost: $5 members, $7 non members


Saturday, June 22

Texas Flood

Plano Arts & Events presents Texas Flood live at Red Tail Pavilion in Plano’s Oak Point Park on Saturday, June 22 at 7 pm. Experience an unforgettable evening under the stars listening to music inspired by Texas’ own blues legend Stevie Ray Vaughan. Bring your chairs, blankets and coolers, but please leave pets at home. You can bring your own beverages (no glass containers), and Ye Ole Butcher Shop will be onsite selling grilled burgers.

When: June 22, 7 pm
Where: Red Tail Pavilion, Plano
Cost: A special offer for Plano Moms only! Kids 5 and under are free with promo code PLANOMOMS when you purchase tickets to bring the whole family to see Texas Flood live on June 22 at 7 pm at Plano’s Red Tail Pavilion in Oak Point Park. Tickets are $18 for adults, and $16 for kids ages 6-12 (plus an additional $2 service fee per ticket).


Sunday, June 23

Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden

Visitors to the Native Texas Butterfly House and Garden at Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary in McKinney, Texas will have the opportunity to walk among free-flying native butterflies and other pollinators. Guests will be able to view butterflies up close while learning about their life stages and more.

When: through July 29
Where: Heard Museum, McKinney
Cost: Included with admission


Ongoing Events

Summer at the Arboretum

When: June 1 – August 4
Where: Dallas Arboretum
Cost: Advanced timed tickets are required

SPARK! Dallas and Meow Wolf Grapevine Join Forces with PRISMATIC Pop-up Experience

When: June 1 – September 29
Where: SPARK! Dallas
Cost: $20-$40. Adults regular admission: $25

Heard Summer Hours

When: through July 22
Where: Heard Museum, McKinney
Cost: included with general admission

Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden

When: through July 29
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

Dallas Yoga Fest 2024

When: June 21 – 23
Where: 1450 N Watters Rd, Allen
Cost: Free

Summer Clubhouse – Cowboy Ken

When: June 21, 9 am
Where: The Colony Rec Center
Cost: Free

$5 Fridays

When: June 21, 10 am – 9 pm
Where: Galleria Ice Skating Rink
Cost: $5

Baby Art (ages 1 – 3)

When: June 21, 10.30 am
Where: Allen Public Library
Cost: Free

Family Movie Matinee

When: June 21, 1 pm – 2.30 pm
Where: The Colony Public Library
Cost: Free

Origami Bookmarks

When: June 21, 2 pm
Where: Little Elm Public Library
Cost: Free

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s CATS

When: June 21 – 29
Where: RCT Theatre, Plano
Cost: $35 adults, $20 youth

Music in the Square

When: June 21, 8 pm – 9.45 pm
Where: Simpson Plaza, Frisco
Cost: Free

Sounds of Summer

When: June 21, 8 pm – 10 pm
Where: Grandscape
Cost: Free

80’s Night at Frisco Square

When: June 21, 8 pm
Where: Frisco Square
Cost: Free

Farmers Market at the Lawn

When: June 22, 9 am – 1 pm
Where: The Lakefront at Little Elm
Cost: Free entry

Frisco Rotary Farmers Market

When: June 22, 9 am – 1 pm
Where: Kaleidoscope Park, Frisco
Cost: Free entry

Juneteenth

When: June 22, 10 am – 12 pm
Where: 125 Main St, Little Elm
Cost: Free

Perot Tech Truck

When: June 22, 12 pm – 2 pm
Where: Little Elm Public Library
Cost: Free

Princess Tea Party with Belle & Rapunzel

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

Denton Maker’s Night Market

When: June 22, 4 pm – 9 pm
Where: Denton Square
Cost: Free

Night Out at the Heard (ages 21+)

When: June 22, 6 pm – 10 pm
Where: Heard Museum, McKinney
Cost: $19 members, $25 non members

Pictures on the Plaza

When: June 22, 7 pm – 11 pm
Where: Peace Plaza, Grapevine
Cost: Free

Art Jam

When: June 23, 12 pm – 8 pm
Where: Meow Wolf Grapevine
Cost: $50 adults, $30 kids

Come and Fly a Kite (come and go)

When: June 23, 12.30 pm – 5.30 pm
Where: Farmers Branch Historical Park
Cost: Free

Musical Adventures: The Ocean (Plano Symphony Orchestra)

When: June 23, 3 pm & 4.30 pm
Where: Frisco Discovery Center
Cost: $15

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 that 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

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