Directory for Things to Do around Plano, Dallas, Frisco TX

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Need Ideas for Things to do this weekend?
Below are wonderful options of things to do for all ages near you.

No matter your kid’s age, your interests, your time, your wallet, we know you can find some great entertainment in these listings.

If you are looking for things to do day or night, weekend or week day, we’ve got you covered.

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Let us help with that decision of what to do for fun with one of the many Plano Mom places to go and things to do in the area.
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NTPA Performance
North Texas Performing Arts


We are a non-profit organization that provides educational theater programs to Plano and surrounding communities. We offer classes, camps and productions for children and youth ages 3-18!

Texoma Luxury Rentals

Lake Texoma Vacation Rental Company for families and groups

Electric Gamebox

The Colony

Electric Gamebox is an immersive entertainment experience, based in Grandscape, The Colony.

Fixation Virtual Reality
Fixation VR - Texas Largest Virtual Reality Arcade


Premier DFW Virtual Reality Arcade! Where you can Get in the Game! Good for Singles or groups. We have over 130 VR experiences available and numerous multiplayer experiences for up to 10 players simultaneously. Fixation VR also hosts parties & Team building events. For the adults we are BYOB.

PINSTACK date night


We are an upscale, one-of-a-kind entertainment and dining destination with locations in West Plano, Las Colinas, and Allen.
Whether you want a fun meal out or you want to burn off some energy, PINSTACK is your answer. We are perfect for family outings, date nights, corporate events, and parties.

Another Round | Mini Golf & Bar | Dallas


Another round is an indoor mini-golf and bar venue featuring 12 eclectic holes along with a covered patio that has games and artful golf carts. We also offer gourmet finger foods from neighboring Cooper’s Meat Market.

Corky's Gaming Bistro


Corky’s Gaming Bistro is an energetic environment with something for everyone! Axe Throwing – Duck Pin Bowling – Arcade Games – Food, Drinks and FUN! Corky’s is the perfect place for unforgettable Family outings, Team Building Events, or to get your friends together for a great time.

Dallas Arboretum


The Dallas Arboretum is 66 acres of lush gardens and gorgeous vistas on the banks of White Rock Lake.

Dallas Farmers Market


Nestled among the skyscrapers and the hustle of the city is a place where farmers become friends. In the middle of everything but away from it all, since 1941, the Dallas Farmers Market has been filled with wholesome produce and the collective fruits of our labor.

Dallas Zoo


Welcome to the largest and oldest zoological experience in Texas! Thousands of animals and an unwavering commitment to conservation, education, and research.

Dino Kidz-Indoor Playground


Dino Kidz is a children’s indoor playground where kids can celebrate with the ultimate birthday party, or develop their fine and gross motor skills through play, unique classes, and using their imagination in a safe, clean environment. (8 months – 7 years)

Jen's Face Painting & ArtGifts


Face Painting Events & Parties Art Gifts for BIRTHDAYS, Special Events, & Holidays Gift

Play Street Museum


Play Street Museum is a network of small format children’s museums designed to encourage a young child’s sense of independence, exploration and imagination. Each PSM is locally owned and passionately operated!

River Legacy Living Science Center


River Legacy Living Science Center is a an entertaining place for all ages located in River Legacy Park! Also featuring the Discovery Room with two large aquariums, all new engaging exhibits and more.

Shine Plano-Performing Arts Studio


Shine is a family-friendly, faith-based, performing arts studio for kids and teenagers to hone their skills in singing, acting, and dancing.

We offer classes, musical productions, summer camps, and other Plano children’s theatre opportunities in Plano, TX.

Sky Ranch


Sky Ranch offers a variety of programs, from Summer Youth and Family Camps, to Retreats, and more! With locations in Texas, Colorado, and Oklahoma there is something for everyone!

The Kids Play Co.-Playhouse Play


Elevate your kids play! Let our custom designed playhouses excite and engage your child’s imagination while you relax in our dedicated parent area, complete with complimentary coffee and Wi-Fi. Catch up with old friends or make new ones at The Kids Play Co.!

Aunt Sue's Barn


We grow sustainable, chemical & pesticide free cut flowers from late winter through May. Tours are scheduled on request depending on weather

Blueberry Hill Farm


Blueberry and Blackberry Pick your Own Farm! Fresh vegetables and bakery with Blueberry pies, Muffins, turnovers, Blueberry Frozen yogurt. We also have our special Blueberry lemonade.

Brick & Minifigs


Bricks & Minifigs Plano is your one stop shop for all things LEGO®! We sell new and used LEGO® sets, bulk bricks, minifigs, and host parties!

Burger Lake

Fort Worth

Lake and recreation in Ft. Worth

Campbell Green Splash Park


Campbell Green is a 17.5 acre community park, established in 1974.
Drinking Fountain
Outdoor Basketball Court
Picnic Tables
Recreation Center
Soccer Field
Tennis Court

Canton First Monday


World’s Largest Flea Market-First Monday-Shop for Yesterday’s Treasures and Today’s Fabulous Finds!!!-

Celebration Park


Barbecue grills
Baseball / softball fields
Basketball court
Covered pavilion
Handicap-accessible playground
Hike and bike trails
Lighted tennis courts
Picnic tables
Soccer fields

City of Plano Rec Centers

Plano City run parks and rec centers. Variety of classes offered for fee, check online catalog for classes currently offered.



Ready to have a WILD and CRAZY fun time?! Come jump,swing, and run through our Safari themed play house!

Cottonwood Park


Picnic and playground equipment, two pavilions, two lakes, swimming pool, baby pool, two lighted tennis courts, sand volleyball court, 1.1 miles of trails, and multi-use concrete court. Restroom facilities.

Crayola Experience Plano


Discover the magic of color at Crayola Experience, Crayola’s premier, one-of-a-kind family attraction! Dozens of hands-on, creative activities and a full day of fun awaits families in Plano, Texas at The Shops at Willow Bend.

Dallas Museum of Art


A space of wonder and discovery where art comes alive! Free general admission.

Dallas World Aquarium


The adventure at The Dallas World Aquarium begins at the top of the rainforest exhibit, where exotic birds, such as Cocks-of-the-rock and many species of toucans, can be seen.

Dino Kidz


Dino Kidz is a children’s indoor playground designed for the excitement of our young visitors. Kids can celebrate with the ultimate birthday party, play, and using their imagination in a safe, clean environment. (8 months – 7 years)

Dr Pepper Museum


Historic home of the nation’s oldest major soft drink – Dr Pepper! Nonprofit organization telling the story of Dr Pepper and the soft drink industry.

Fort Worth Stockyards

Fort Worth

Fort Worth is where the West begins, and nothing embodies Western heritage better than the Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District.

Fort Worth Zoo

Fort Worth

Home to more than 500 animal species and a world-famous reptile collection, the Zoo supports wildlife conservation projects in more than 30 countries.

Fossil Rim Wildlife Center

Glen Rose

Nonprofit wildlife conservation facility with >1,100 animals. 7.2-mile scenic drive in your car or guided tour.

Greer Farm


Cooking Classes, Farm Stay, Rental Lakeside Log Cabins, Grass Fed Beef, Blueberries & Blackberries

Ham Orchards


Ham Orchards has a fine tradition of selling only the most high quality produce at affordable prices.

Henrietta Creek Orchard


Pick-Your-Own Orchard” Peaches: June & July- Updates are posted when available. Apples: Mid Sept through Mid- Oct – Updates are also posted when available.

Heritage Farmstead


The Heritage Farmstead Museum (HFM) is the premiere living history site interpreting the Texas Blackland Prairie region in North Texas. An American Alliance of Museums accredited institution, the HFM strives to offer a step into the past for people of many ages, interests, and backgrounds.

Hope Park


A playground built to suit the needs of all children, at any age, with a focused consideration for children with special needs – an inclusive play adventure that brings children together and helps them build self-confidence, make friends and play as equals.

Interurban Railway Museum


Located in downtown Plano, the Interurban Railway Museum is housed in a building that served as a primary stop on the Texas Electric Railway.

Jack Carter Pool


Plano Rec pool and water park

Kid Mania


Welcome to KidMania! KidMania is the best family fun center in North Texas for daily play, kids birthday parties, fundraising events and group outings! KidMania is a safe and secure venue with more than 16,000 sq ft. of frolicking fun.

Klyde Warren Park


Klyde Warren Park is common ground for everyone to enjoy in the heart of our city, bringing new traditions, shared experiences and FUN to Dallas!

Liberty Rec Center


Plano City Recreational Center

Murphy Central Park


Community park featuring covered play equipment, a splash pad, pathways & an amphitheater.

NASA's Johnson Space Center


NASA’s Johnson Space Center has served as a hub of human spaceflight activity for more than half a century. It is home to the nation’s astronaut corps, the International Space Station mission operations, the Orion Program, and a host of future space developments.

National Video Game Museum


The US National Videogame Museum is a museum about the history of video games and the video game industry, located in Frisco.



Nickelrama is a fun and affordable entertainment option for the entire family. It is the most popular birthday party place in the area.

Oak Point Nature Preserve


Oak Point Park and Nature Preserve is an 800-acre park in Plano, TX and is the largest park in the city. The park has 3.5 miles of concrete trails and 5 miles of soft trails, many of which are located along Rowlett Creek.

Oak Point Recreation Center


The center is open for recreation members only. Access is currently restricted to the walking/running track, fitness area and lap swimming, racquetball and squash courts, open play badminton, table tennis and pickle ball.

Painting with a Twist

Join us for wine, paint and some socially distanced FUN! We’re taking all the precautions so you can enjoy a carefree escape! Virtual Paint Night. Virtual Private Events. Types: Bachelorette Parties, Girls Night Out, Private Events, Date Night, Coffee & Canvas.

Parks in Plano

The natural areas in our parks are home to many types of wildlife, including snakes. In warmer weather, we typically see more sightings of snakes so when you are out walking or biking, please be aware of where you are stepping.

Pecan Creek Strawberry Farm

Pilot Point

Welcome to Pecan Creek Strawberry Farm, a pick your own strawberry experience located in Pilot Point, Tx

Perot Museum


With 11 permanent exhibit halls in the heart of Dallas, the Perot Museum of Nature and Science provides an unforgettable experience for guests of all ages.

Plano Aquatic Center


Plano Aquatic Center is an indoor aquatic facility with a 25-yard lap pool, play area and outdoor spray ground. We offer several options for pool party rentals.

Plano Recreation Centers

9 Rec Centers and Pools in Plano.

Pogo Pass

Pogo Pass is a membership that provides you 12 months of FREE access to the best entertainment venues in Dallas. Pogo Pass includes: Hawaiian Falls Water Park, Children’s Aquarium, Texas Discovery Gardens, Fort Worth Zoo, Urban Air, Summit, Frisco RoughRiders & more!

Safari Run


Indoor Play Center in Plano.

Sci-Tech Discovery Center


Interactive children’s museum focusing on science, math & technology, including computers & anatomy.

The Alamo

San Antonio

The Alamo Mission in San Antonio, commonly called The Alamo and originally known as the Misión San Antonio de Valero, is a historic Spanish mission and fortress compound founded in the 18th century by Roman Catholic missionaries in what is now San Antonio, Texas.

The Texas Pool


Listed in the National Register of Historic Places. Historic 168,000-gallon saltwater pool shaped like Texas.

Thunderbird Roller Rink

Thunderbird has been a Plano tradition for over 48 years and is family owned and operated. We are committed to maintaining the fun atmosphere that so many have enjoyed over the years and then some!

Tom Muehlenbeck Rec Center


The center is open to recreation members only. Access is currently restricted to the walking/running track, fitness area and lap swimming, racquetball and squash courts, open play badminton, table tennis and pickle ball.

Urban Air Adventure Park


If you’re looking for the best year-round indoor amusements in the Prosper, The Colony, Plano, Allen, Celina, and Frisco area, Urban Air Trampoline and Adventure park is the perfect place. With new adventures behind every corner, we are the ultimate indoor playground for your entire family.

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Go on a Scavenger Hunt

Have a blast as you follow the map on a quest through Arbor Hills, Oak Point Park and Nature Preserve or Russell Creek Park.

Your team will look for clues, solve puzzles and complete challenges all while having fun.

Purchase your Scavenger Hunt now, and start your Adventure any time!
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