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Things to do in April

Looking for things to do in April?

Let us help you find events for the family to enjoy.

We have lots of ideas for things to do inside and outside around Dallas, Plano, Frisco, McKinney, Allen and surrounding cities in the Dallas Fort Worth Metroplex.

You can check out all of our Easter Egg Hunts and Events HERE.

For Events Happening Each Weekend, we have a Round Up for you!

This Month’s Events

Arts in Bloom 2021

Arts In Bloom takes place in Historic Downtown McKinney and features over a 100 juried artists set up on the tree-lined streets surrounding the McKinney Performing Arts Center. 

When: April 9 – 11
Where: Historic Downtown McKinney
Cost: FREE ($25 to participate in wine area)

Free SESSION Pilates Mat Class at The Boardwalk at Granite Park


This is for adults, couples, etc. looking to break a sweat on a Saturday! Treat yourself after class with brunch or an early lunch at any of the restaurants at The Boardwalk at Granite Park! Attendees can expect raffles, swag and more from SESSION Pilates. First timer? No worries! This class is for all levels, beginner through advanced.

When: April 17, 11 am – 12 pm
Where: The Boardwalk at Granite Park
Cost: FREE

Free Live Online Art Class – Plano Arts & Events

Join them for a free live art class, suitable for all ages and skill levels. Classes are taught using watercolor paints and modified for colored pencils, markers and crayons.

They’ll have a new class every Monday at noon. No registration – just go to their page every Monday at noon CST and click on the live video.

When: every Monday, 12 pm – 12.45 pm
Where: online
Cost: FREE

First Monday Canton

During Easter weekend you can shop the World’s Largest Outdoor Market with some of the best shopping you’ll ever find. Seasonal decor, holiday shopping, antique and thrift finds and more!

When: April 1 – 4
Where: Canton marketplace
Cost: FREE

Happy Hour Hike

A monthly sip-and-shop event where guests enjoy wine, beer and cocktails while discovering new shops, restaurants and experiences throughout the Legacy West neighborhood. We’ll also have a photo op, live music and shopping discounts.

When: April 1, 6 pm – 9 pm
Where: Legacy West
Cost: $20

TangoTab’s Feed The City Plano

When: April 3, 8.30 am – 10.30 am
Where: Grace Church Plano
Cost: Free (Bring supplies)

Craft Barre Plano is hosting Barre classes every Saturday

When: April 10, 17 & 24, 9.30 am – 10.30 am
Where: Hoblitzelle Park, Plano
Cost: $30/mth for unlimited Zoom, outdoor and recordings

Flea Style x SESSION Pilates Mat Class at Market At The Star

When: April 10, 10.15 am – 11.15 am & 2.15 pm – 3.15 pm
Where: The Star in Frisco
Cost: Free (Please register)

2nd Annual Frisco Uncorked

Enjoy tasting delicious wine from a variety of unique wineries!

When: April 10, 11 am – 7 pm
Where: Frisco Square
Cost: $30 – $80

2021 Empowered Family of Origin Workshop

When: April 16, 17 & 18
Where: D2 Counseling

Cirque Italia

When: April 15, 7.30 pm – 9.30 pm
Where: Grand Prairie Premium Outlets
Cost: $10 – $40

Dallas Arboretum’s Dallas Blooms “America the Beautiful”

When: February 20 through April 11
Where: Dallas Arboretum
Cost: $12 – $17

Operation Kindness Hosts Hope Gala Silent Auction & Raffle

When: April 5 – 10
Where: Online

Ennis Bluebonnet Family Portraits

When: April 17 – 18
Where: Photography by Misty
Cost: contact Misty for registration and pricing

Infertility Awareness Virtual Summit

When: April 18, 8 am – 6 pm
Where: online
Cost: FREE

Mom Life Beauty Esssentials

When: April 18, 11 am – 1 pm
Where: Credo Clean Beauty, Legacy West, Plano
Cost: FREE

8 Ways To Help Your Kids and Pre-Teens To Open Up

When: April 22, 7.30 pm – 8.30 pm
Where: online via Zoom at Sharon Epstein Coaching
Cost: FREE

Music @ Mill

MUSIC FESTIVAL offers the expressive, authentic energy of world class live music, safely socially distanced in an old industrial space. Ideal for all ages, from families to couples looking for a fun date night!

When: April 23 – 24
Where: McKinney, tickets here
Cost: $20 – $110

Dallas Arboretum Hosts Artscape Fine Art and Craft Show

The Dallas Arboretum presents Artscape, a juried fine art and fine craft show and sale with artists from around the country.

When: April 24 – 25, 9 am – 5 pm
Where: Dallas Arboretum
Cost: $10 – $15

Plano Art + Wine Walk

Join us in Downtown Plano to taste delicious wines, view beautiful art, and shop with a variety of unique local shops!

When: April 24, 12 pm – 6 pm
Where: Downtown Plano
Cost: $30 per person

Texas Women’s Foundation’s Leadership Forum and Awards Celebration

Texas Women’s Foundation honors seven women for leadership and service. The keynote speaker is author and tech executive Adriana Gascoigne.

When: April 29, 10 am – 12 pm
Where: online
Cost: $42

Fun Easter Events

Easter Picture Time

When: March 18 – April 3
Where: Stonebriar Center
Cost: from $20

Good Friday Live Bunny Portraits

When: April 2, 9 am – 11 am
Where: Photography by Misty
Cost: contact Misty for registration and pricing

Eggtastic Easter

When: April 3, 10 am
Where: Little Elm Park
Cost: FREE

Bunny Palooza

When: through April 4
Where: Yesterland Farm
Cost: $17.95 – $40.95

Spring Flight Eggstravaganza


The event will include a hop along egg hunt throughout the Lifestyle Center, where guests will visit various locations to collect their eggs.

When: through April 3, 12 pm – 4 pm
Where: Grandscape Texas, The Colony
Cost: FREE


Farmers Markets

Dallas: Saturday 9 am – 5 pm & Sunday 10 am – 5 pm, 920 S. Harwood, Dallas

Plano Farmers/Artisan Market, Saturday 9 am – 2 pm, The Shops at Willow Bend

McKinney: Saturday 8 am – 12 noon, Downtown McKinney Square

Richardson: Saturday 9 am – 1 pm, 101 S. Coit Road, Richardson

Carrollton: Sunday 10 am – 2 pm, 2722 N. Josey Lane, Carrollton

Farmers Market Mesquite TX

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