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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.

Category: Things to Do

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.

Ctrl V Virtual Reality Gaming

Plano

We are a new Virtual Reality Arcade in Plano Texas that allows friends and family to experience unique environments and play games together. We are also a great place to have birthday parties and celebrate special occasions. Book a 1 hour session for only $29.99!

Play Street Museum-Plano

Plano

Play Street Museum is a network of small format children’s museums purposefully designed to encourage independence, exploration, and creativity. Grab a spot and bring your kiddos to discover, imagine, & explore and you can make new friends too!

Assembly Park Plano

Plano

Assembly Park is a creative, walkable mixed-use neighborhood providing area residents and daily visitors with a modern destination featuring eclectic dining and retail, creative office, and urban-style living options with a strong connection to the outdoors and an active and healthy lifestyle.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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!

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Kirk Hopper Fine Art

Dallas

Contemporary art gallery representing national and international artists

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

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.

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.

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.

Immersive Gamebox

The Colony

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

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.

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.

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!

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.

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.

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!

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.

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.

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.

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!

Talley Dunn Gallery

Dallas

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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!

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.

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.

Alyssa Must Love Travel Group

I would love to help you book your next trip. Travel & Photography are my greatest passions along with my family. I graduated from Texas Christian University with BFA in Graphic Design. Currently working on being a Certified Travel Agent, CTA.

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.

Bluebird Destinations -Travel Agency

Plano

I am an experienced Travel Advisor specializing in some of the most popular destinations around the globe! From theme park vacations for the whole family to enjoy, to secluded Honeymoon getaways, I can create a customized itinerary too meet each client’s specific travel needs!

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.

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.

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!

Lana Kluge, Travel Agent

Family Fun Travels specializes in Disney® Destinations along with Cruises, Universal Studios Orlando®, Sandals/Beaches, SeaWorld Parks & Resorts® and more

Liberty Rec Center

Plano

Plano City Recreational Center

Michelle @ Love the Mouse Travel

Let’s make MAGIC! Earmarked/Disney Authorized Planner Agency. My concierge-like services include itinerary planning to maximize the fun and minimize time in line at Disney destinations. My services are FREE.

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.

Once Upon a Time Vacations

We have the experience and knowledge to help plan the perfect vacation taking care of even the smallest detail to make each vacation a dream come true.

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.

San Antonio Riverwalk

San Antonio

The San Antonio River Walk is a city park and network of walkways along the banks of the San Antonio River, one story beneath the streets of San Antonio, Texas.

Sea World San Antonio

San Antonio

SeaWorld San Antonio is a 250-acre marine mammal park, oceanarium and animal theme park in the Westover Hills District of San Antonio, Texas.

Storytellers Travel

Frisco

Meet Sharron Laizerovich, the agent behind Storytellers Travel, based out of Frisco and covering Plano, Texas. She treats each of her clients vacation as if they were her own vacations.

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.

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.

North Texas Performing Arts

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 5-18!

Alto

We built Alto as a ridesharing company based upon safety, cleanliness and consistency. Now as we transition into delivery we know that these principals are as important as ever.⁠

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!

Book a Cabin or Lakehouse at Lake Texoma

Lake Texoma Vacation Rental Company for families and groups

Scuba Adventures Plano Scuba fun for the whole family!

Plano

Scuba Adventures in Plano is an International Award Winning 5 Star SDI Scuba Diving Facility for students 10 years of age and up. Give Scuba a try in our new onsite pool. Enjoy the deepest and largest scuba pool in the metroplex. 225+ 5 Star Reviews!

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!

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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!

Bounce Houses and More

Plano

We offer bounce houses, waterslides, tables, chairs and party concessions!

BringYourOwnParent® - GoKids Youth Sports™ Summer training

Plano

Legendary and Hall of Famer Ruth N. Nelson is conducting volleyball training for kidz ages 5-10 at Net Results Sports Center

Sci-Tech Discovery Center

Frisco

Sci-Tech Discovery Center is a hands-on children’s STEM museum. It hosts field trips, homeschool classes, workshops, birthday parties, camps and just a fun family day out!

TunTun’s Place - Cute, Fun, Luxurious Family Entertainment Space

TunTun’s Place is the ultimate destination where families Bond, Play, and Connect in a world of cute wonders. Our cute, fun, and luxurious events create magical bonding moments, laughter-filled play, and the joy of connecting with like-minded parents.