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Things to do in March

What's happening this Month?

Looking for things to do in March?

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.

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

This Month’s Events

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

Butterflies in the Garden

“Celebrate the Change” in the Fort Worth Botanic Garden and marvel at a multitude of butterflies during Butterflies in the Garden, the largest exhibit of live, exotic butterflies in north-central Texas.

When: February 25 – April 10
Where: Fort Worth Botanic Gardens
Cost: adults $12, children $8

NTPA Page to Stage

Join us for Red Riding Hood with NTPA Page2Stage!North Texas Performing Arts Page to Stage series develops literacy through the performing arts by bringing beloved books to life!

When: March 1 – 5
Where: Willow Bend Center of the Arts
Cost: $10

OceanX Adventure

FOR A LIMITED TIME, join the mission to find the elusive giant squid when OceanX takes over the creative world of Crayola for a once-in-lifetime event. So get your mission log, create your ID badge and begin your journey through the sea kelp.

When: through April 18
Where: Crayola Experience, Plano
Cost: included with admission

Spring Break on the Farm

Barrel Train rides for the kids, Feed the Farm Animals, Playgrounds with Slides and Swings, Giant Human Hamster Wheels, Half Pint Homestead play area, Giant Tube Slide, Games & more

When: March 5 – 20
Where: Team Family Farm, Aubrey
Cost: $10, ages 2 and up

Texas Independence Day

When: March 5, 12 pm – 5 pm
Where: Grandscape Texas
Cost: Free

2022 TEXFest

When: March 5, 3 pm – 9 pm
Where: Downtown Carrollton
Cost: Free

High Tops & High Heels Semi-Formal Dance

When: March 5, 5.30 pm – 9 pm
Where: The Grove at Frisco Commons
Cost: $20 residents, $25 non-residents

Spring Festival

When: March 8, 10 am – 1 pm
Where: Cottonwood Creek Church, Allen
Cost: Free

McKinney St. Patrick’s Day Shamrock Run 5k

When: March 12, 8 am – 12 pm
Where: TUPPS Brewery, McKinney
Cost: $30

The Dallas St Patrick’s Day Parade

When: March 12, 10 am – 5 pm
Where: Greenville Avenue, Dallas
Cost: $20 for earlybird tickets

Haggard Library Train Show

When: March 12 – 13
Where: Haggard Library, Plano
Cost: Free

The Cove Turns 1 – Luau

When: March 12, 12 pm – 5 pm
Where: The Cove, Little Elm
Cost: Included with regular admission

Drive in Movie – Encanto

When: March 12, 6.30 pm – 9.30 pm
Where: Joe Farmer Rec Center, Allen
Cost: $25 per vehicle

Greater Frisco Home & Garden Show

When: March 18 – 20
Where: Ford Center at the Star
Cost: Free

Peppa Pig

When: March 18, 7 pm – 9 pm
Where: Grand Prairie
Cost: from $27.50

Princess Picnic

When: March 19, 11 am – 12.30 pm
Where: Lake Avalon, Castle Hills
Cost: $30

Pirouettes for Pets

When: March 19, 2 pm – 4 pm
Where: Watters Creek, Allen
Cost: FREE, Donations accepted for pet shelter

Mother and Son Swim, Surf and Slide

When: March 19, 7 pm – 9 pm
Where: The Cove, Little Elm
Cost: $35

Texas Forever Fest

When: March 26, 11 am – 6 pm
Where: Haggard Park, Plano
Cost: Free

Ongoing Events

Kids Movie Saturdays

When: every Saturday, 12 pm
Where: Lava Cantina
Cost: Free admission and $2 off kids meals during the movie

Teen Night

When: every Friday, 7 pm – 10 pm
Where: JW Entertainment, Allen
Cost: tba

Family Storytime

When: every Saturday, 10.30 am – 11.15 am
Where: McKinney Public Library
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

Frisco Fresh Market: Saturday 8 am – 4 pm, Sunday 10 am – 4 pm

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 at the Boardwalk at Granite Park: Sunday 11 am – 4 pm

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