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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.

What can we do this Weekend? Looking for Things to do nearby?

Things to do, events, parks and playgrounds, zoos, pools, splash pads, recreation centers, farms, museums, bowling

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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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.

What can we do this Weekend? Looking for Things to do nearby?

Things to do, events, parks and playgrounds, zoos, pools, splash pads, recreation centers, farms, museums, bowling

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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Altitude Trampoline Park

Richardson

An exciting destination for families, groups, and individual jumpers to have healthy, active fun with 24,000 square feet of indoor trampolines and other attractions. We offer daily jump time, birthday and group parties and memberships.

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The Dinosaur Company

Allen

The Dinosaur Company makes animatronic dinosaurs, primal predators, and prehistoric bugs in Allen! We offer tours every day of the week, incredible events, and even party packages!

Dallas Arboretum

Dallas

A World-Class Destination; The Dallas Arboretum is the premier place to visit in the Dallas area, and one of the top botanical gardens in the world.

North Texas Performing Arts

Age Range Served
3 - 18
Plano

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!

Traders Village

Grand Prairie

Shop from over 3,000 vendors in an open-air market at Traders Village. Bring the kids and buy an all-day ride wristband for only $13.99. Admission is free, and parking is only $5.00. Great Entertainment for Everyone!

Color Me Mine- Pottery Painting-Plano

Plano

Color Me Mine is a paint-it-yourself ceramics studio. Everyone is an artist at Color Me Mine! Pottery Painting is FUN! We can’t wait to see what you will create today!

Fixation VR - Texas Largest Virtual Reality Arcade

Hurst

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.

Painting with a Twist

Plano

We’re a local paint & sip studio that gives you the opportunity to produce fun art, not fine art. BYOB Paint & Sip studio. Our artist will help you create your masterpiece while sipping on your wine and enjoying time with friends & family!

Scuba Adventures-Plano-Scuba School for the whole family!

Plano

Scuba Adventures in Plano is a Premier 5 Star Certified Scuba Diving Facility for students 10 years of age and up. Give Scuba a try in our onsite pool. Enjoy the best scuba pool in the metroplex, plus 100+ 5 Star reviews don’t lie!

A. W. Perry Homestead Museum

Carrollton

The A.W. Perry Homestead Museum offers a glimpse of life as it was in north central Texas at the turn of the 20th Century. A.W. and Sarah (Huffman) Perry were pioneer homesteaders of Peters Colony who came to Carrollton in the year 1844 from Carrollton, Illinois.

African American Museum of Dallas

Dallas

The African American Museum is the only one of its kind in the Southwestern Region devoted to the preservation and display of African American artistic, cultural and historical materials. It has one of the largest African American Folk Art collections in the US.

American Airlines CR Smith Museum

Ft. Worth

The CR Smith Museum preserves the history of American Airlines and explains what it takes to run the airline, as told through the perspective of the team members who work there.

Another Round | Mini Golf & Bar | Dallas

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.

Bird Program-Wildlife Conservation

Caddo Mills

We are a non-profit dedicated to promoting wildlife conservation through our educational & entertaining shows. We partner with local bird rehabilitation programs & other facilities to take in injured & illegally raised birds such as Hawks, Owls, Falcons & more that cannot survive in the wild.

Black Girl Magic Museum

Mesquite

Black Girl Magic Museum is an interactive immersive Instagram worthy pop up museum. Black Girl Magic Museum has over 10 exhibits where you can take multiple photos while learning about the brilliance of black women.

Canyon Creek Travel

Richardson

Canyon Creek Travel is a Full Service Travel Agency. We work with both Leisure and Business customers to provide unique and outstanding Customer Service. We remain acutely aware that, in too many instances, superior service has become the exception rather than the rule.

Cavanaugh Flight Museum

Addison

Devoted to promoting aviation studies and to perpetuating America’s aviation heritage; the museum fulfills its mission by restoring, operating, maintaining and displaying historically-significant, vintage aircraft, and by collecting materials related to the history of aviation.

Circuit12 Contemporary Museum

Dallas

One of Texas’ most innovative and unique art spaces, specializing in a range of contemporary and post digital works; investigating modes of abstraction, figuration and beyond. Located in the Dallas Design District, we strive to provide a unique platform for ambitious emerging to mid-career artists.

Commemorative Air Force Museum

Dallas

Collecting, restoring and flying vintage historical aircraft for more than half a century, the Commemorative Air Force (CAF) ranks as one of the largest private air forces in the world. The CAF is dedicated to Honoring American Military Aviation through flight, exhibition and remembrance.

Crow Museum of Asian Art

Dallas

In December, 1998, the Crow Family opened the Trammell and Margaret Crow Collection of Asian Art as a permanent museum at 2010 Flora Street in the Arts District of Dallas, Texas.

Dallas Contemporary Museum

Dallas

Dallas Contemporary is a non-collecting art museum presenting new and challenging ideas from regional, national and international artists. The institution is committed to engaging the public through exhibitions, lectures, educational programs and events.

Dallas Farmers Market

Dallas

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 Firefighter Museum

Dallas

The mission of the Dallas Firefighter’s Museum is to provide the City of Dallas a well-attended historical and educational asset. The Museum will teach fire safety, honor fallen heroes of the Department and preserve firefighting heritage.

Dallas Heritage Village Museum

Dallas

Dallas Heritage Village is home to the largest and finest collection of 19th century pioneer and Victorian homes and commercial buildings in Texas.

Dallas Historical Society

Dallas

The Dallas Historical Society is a non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation of Dallas and Texas history. Offering education programming, lectures, historic city tours, museum exhibitions, and other special events.

Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum

Dallas

The Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum is dedicated to teaching the history of the Holocaust and advancing human rights to combat prejudice, hatred, and indifference.

Dallas Zoo

Dallas

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

DFW Elite Toy Museum

Haltom City

We love toys, antiques, and cars. Most of the items in the museum are connected with automobiles in some way or another, although other kinds of toys and antiques are frequently being added to the collection.

Eisenhower Birthplace State Historic Site

Denison

Eisenhower Birthplace State Historic Site showcases the home where the 34th U.S. President Dwight David “Ike” Eisenhower was born in 1890. Antique furnishings fill the modest frame house, illustrating the working class life of the Eisenhowers.

Electric Gamebox

The Colony

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

Farmers Branch Historical Park

Farmers Branch

The Historical Park is a museum nestled on 27 acres that trace more than 175 years of proud Farmers Branch history along with the history of Peters Colony, Texas, and the United States.

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.

Frisco Heritage Museum

Frisco

The mission of the Frisco Heritage Museum is to collect, preserve, study, interpret, exhibit, and stimulate appreciation for and knowledge of the history and culture of Frisco, Texas and the North Texas region to all the people of the region and to the visitors attracted to the area.

Frontiers of Flight Museum

Dallas

Experience the stories of aviation and space flight from the Wright Flyer to the one-of-a-kind Flying Pancake, the Apollo 7 spacecraft, and 32 other memorable aircraft and space vehicles.

George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum

Dallas

The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum serves as a resource for the study of the life and career of the President, while also promoting a better understanding of the Presidency, American history, and important issues of public policy.

Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

McKinney

The Heard’s mission of bringing nature and people together to discover, enjoy, experience, restore, and preserve our priceless environment is carried out through education which emphasizes an appreciation of nature and its conservation.

Hydrous Wake Park

Little Elm

On Lake Lewisville is America’s newest wakeboard park located on Eldorado Parkway just west of Frisco in the small town of Little Elm.

ICR Discovery Center for Science & Earth History-Planetarium

Dallas

An educational destination with customized experiences. It features a state-of-the-art planetarium as well as an exhibit hall filled with interactive displays, touchscreens, lifelike animatronic creatures, and a multimedia Ice Age Theater.

International Museum of Cultures

Duncanville

The International Museum of Cultures provides a venue of opportunities to enhance the public’s understanding, involvement and appreciation of contemporary world cultures through programs, seminars and exhibits.

JW Entertainment

Allen

Jumping World Allen is the BEST place for indoor trampolines, foam pits, basketball dunking, dodgeball, rope course, zipcoster, VR game, 7D theater, arcade games, and more!

Kirk Hopper Fine Art

Dallas

Contemporary art gallery representing national and international artists

Louis Tussauds Palace of Wax

Grand Prairie

Who said it was impossible to meet your favorite celebrity? With over 200 life-like wax figures, you’ll be able to strike a pose with your favorite superstar. Actors? Check! Musicians? Check! Heroes? Check!

Magical Vacation Travel Planner with Amanda

Allen

Travel Planner that can help you with every step of your next vacation. I am so excited to get to help you plan the most memorable trip!

Meadows Museum

Dallas

The Meadows Museum is committed to the advancement of knowledge and understanding of art through the collection and interpretation of works of the greatest aesthetic and historical importance, as exemplified by the founding collection of Spanish art.

Museum of Geometric and MADI Art

Dallas

Non-representational, hard-edged, and comes out of the frame. Geometric art may be in a rectangular format, which is rarely the case with MADI; usually, only prints may be rectangular. The museum shows related geometric, constructivist, and op art work.

Museum of the American Railroad

Frisco

Rich history and heritage, as well as current and future developments of the institution of the American Railroad through artistic, cultural, and educational programming. Features TrainTopia, a 2,500 sq. ft. model train exhibit, life-sized trains outdoors, special events and more!

National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame

Ft. Worth

Honors and celebrates women, past and present, whose lives exemplify the courage, resilience, and independence that helped shape the American West, and fosters an appreciation of the ideals and spirit of self-reliance they inspire.

North Texas Xtreme Gaming-Party Truck

Allen

We bring the party to you! Video game parties inside our air conditioned trailer(PARTY TRUCK). For kids 6 and up, we’ve got you covered.

Oak Cliff Cultural Center

Dallas

The Oak Cliff Cultural Center (OC3) is committed to enriching and empowering the Dallas community through arts and culture programming that is equitable, diverse and encourages communication that supports and promotes local artists while nurturing knowledge and growth within the community.

Off to Neverland Travel

Walt Disney World® Resort Vacation, a Disneyland® Resort Vacation, a wonderful getaway on Disney Cruise Line® or the adventure of a lifetime with Adventures by Disney Travel Planning.

Old Red Museum of Dallas County History and Culture

Dallas

Serves as a symbol of Dallas heritage. Built in 1892, the beautifully restored Old Red Courthouse contains some of Dallas County’s most fascinating historical artifacts.

PDNB Gallery

Dallas

Photographs Do Not Bend Gallery is a fine art gallery dedicated to photo-based art. The gallery opened its original Uptown location in 1995.

Pinstack-Bowl, Eat, Play

Plano
Irving
Allen

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

Play Street Museum

Plano

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!

Ripley's Believe It or Not

Grand Prairie

Discover the strange, the shocking, and beautiful at Ripley’s Believe It or Not! in Grand Prairie. Enjoy some eye-popping exhibits where you can pose with your favorite celebrity, lose yourself in our spinning vortex tunnel, and even see a shrunken head! The array of weird will leave you spellbound.

River Legacy Living Science Center

Arlington

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.

Ruth Paine House Museum Visitors Center

Irving

Ruth Paine’s house is where alleged JFK assassin Lee Harvey Oswald spent the night before shots rang out at Dallas’ Dealey Plaza

Scottish Rite Library and Museum

Dallas

Treasures of art adorn many areas of the Scottish Rite Library and Museum. Included is a rare Dickens mug, an original signed piece of ceramic ware depicting many of the characters of the Charles Dickens novels.

Sweet Tooth Hotel

Dallas

An immersive art venue that features emerging experiential artists. Visitors make their way through 5,000 square feet of adventures in the form of art installations.

Talley Dunn Gallery

Dallas

Exhibiting outstanding and groundbreaking contemporary art in a variety of media by established and emerging artists.

The Museum of Biblical Art

Dallas

The National Center for Jewish Art, Museum of Holocaust Art, European Art Treasury, an on-site Art Conservation Lab, Via Dolorosa Sculpture Garden, and other major pilgrimage attractions.

The Samurai Collection

Dallas

One of the most complete and largest collection of Samurai items in the world and is the only museum outside of Japan that focuses on Samurai armor.

The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

Dallas

The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza chronicles the assassination and legacy of President John F. Kennedy, and interprets the Dealey Plaza National Historical Landmark District and the John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza.

Triple H Retreat - Short Term Cedar Creek Lake Vacation Rental

We are a young family living and playing in and around the Plano area! We want to open our home away from home to others seeking a chance to slow down and enjoy the lake life. Our 11 person home offers many diff. recreational options so let us know how we can host you!

Valley House Gallery & Sculpture Garden

Dallas

Since 1954, Valley House Gallery has offered fine art to collectors and museums. In addition to championing contemporary artists, Valley House deals in 19th and 20th century and Early Texas art.

Aunt Sue's Barn

Ponder

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

Blueberry Hill Farm

Edom

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

Plano

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

Dallas

Campbell Green is a 17.5 acre community park, established in 1974.
Benches
Drinking Fountain
Grill
Outdoor Basketball Court
Parking
Pavilion
Picnic Tables
Playground
Recreation Center
Soccer Field
Sprayground
Tennis Court
Trails
Wifi

Canton First Monday

Canton

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

Celebration Park

Allen

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

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.

Cottonwood Park

Richardson

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

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

Dallas

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

Dallas World Aquarium

Dallas

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.

Dr Pepper Museum

Waco

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 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

Daingerfield

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

Ham Orchards

Terrell

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

Henrietta Creek Orchard

Roanoke

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

Plano

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

Frisco

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

Plano

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

Plano Rec pool and water park

Kid Mania

Plano

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

Dallas

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

Plano City Recreational Center

Murphy Central Park

Murphy

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

NASA's Johnson Space Center

Houston

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

Frisco

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

Nickelrama

Carrollton

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

Plano

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

Plano

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.

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

Dallas

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

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.

Safari Run

Plano

Indoor Play Center in Plano.

Sci-Tech Discovery Center-Museum

Frisco

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

Plano

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

Plano

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

Garland

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.