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Things to do in May

Looking for things to do in May?

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!


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This Month’s Events

Events are subject to change, be sure to check events are as scheduled before heading out. We rely on pricing being provided by event hosts but this information is not always available and we recommend checking directly with the event host.

Spring Break at JadeWaters

When: Every Sunday in May, 9 am – 7 pm
Where: Hilton Anatole, Dallas
Cost: Included with accommodation

Cinco De Mayo

When: May 1, 11 am
Where: Traders Village, Grand Prairie
Cost: Admission is free, parking is $5

Spring Family Concerts 2022 – Plano Symphony Orchestra

When: May 1, 3 pm & 4.30 pm
Where: Courtyard Theatre
Cost: $12

Frisco Fair May 2022

When: through May 15
Where: Frisco Fresh Market
Cost: Admission is Free, just pay to play

The Kiwanis Club of Greater Plano 2022 Butterfly Festival

When: through May 8
Where: The Shops at Willow Bend
Cost: $7 each

Cinco De Mayo at Truck Yard

When: May 5, 11 am
Where: The Truck Yard at The Colony
Cost: free entry, pay for food and drinks

National Day of Prayer

When: May 5, 12 pm – 1 pm
Where: The Hope Center, Plano
Cost: Free

Happy Hour Hike at Legacy West

When: May 5, 6 pm – 11 pm
Where: Legacy West
Cost: $20

Mother’s Day Weekend at the Dallas Arboretum

When: May 6 – 8
Where: Dallas Arboretum
Cost: $10 – $16

Vintage Market Days of McKinney Spring Event

When: May 6 – 8
Where: Myers Event Center, McKinney
Cost: from $10

CityLine LIVE: Live Music Series

When: every Friday in May, 6 pm – 9 pm
Where: CityLine DFW, Richardson
Cost: Free

Teen Night

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

Karaoke Night at McCall Plaza

When: May 6, 7.30 pm – 10 pm
Where: McCall Plaza, Plano
Cost: $10

Head for the Cure 5K- Central Texas

When: May 7, 8 am – 11 am
Where: Oak Point Park Ampitheater, Plano
Cost: Registration Required

Run for the Rosé 5K

When: May 7, 8 am – 11 am
Where: Towne Lake Park, McKinney
Cost: $40

Community Garage Sale

When: May 7, 8 am – 12 pm
Where: Plano Event Center
Cost: Free

Plano AsiaFest 2022

When: May 7, 11 am – 5 pm
Where: Haggard Park, Plano
Cost: Free

10th Annual Frisco StrEATS Food Truck & Music Festival

When: May 7, 11 am – 8 pm
Where: Frisco Rail District
Cost: Free

Derby Day Wine & Whiskey Walk McKinney

When: May 7, 12 pm – 6 pm
Where: Historic Downtown McKinney
Cost: from $30

Cinco de Mayo Weekend Fiesta

When: May 7, 1 pm
Where: Legacy Hall
Cost: Free

Salt the Rim

When: May 7, 6 pm – 10.30 pm
Where: McCall Plaza, Plano
Cost: $25

Mother’s Day at Epic Waters

When: May 8, 10 am – 8 pm
Where: Epic Waters, Grand Prairie
Cost: included with general admission

Allen Food + Wine Walk

When: May 14, 12 pm – 5 pm
Where: The Village at Allen
Cost: $30

Dallas Arboretum Presents Second Annual Black Heritage Celebration

When: May 14 – 15
Where: Dallas Arboretum
Cost: $10 – $16

Wildflower! Arts & Music Festival

When: May 20 – 22
Where: Galatyn Park Urban Center, Richardson
Cost: tba

Texas Mineral & Fossil Dallas-Plano Show 2022

When: May 20 – 22
Where: Plano Event Center
Cost: Free

2022 Plano Symphony Orchestra Gala

When: May 21, 6 pm – 10 pm
Where: Galatyn Park Urban Center, Richardson
Cost: tba

Karaoke Night at McCall Plaza

When: May 27, 7.30 pm – 10 pm
Where: McCall Plaza, Plano
Cost: Free


SEE ALSO:

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 Mesquite TX

Ongoing Events

CityLine Live

When: every Friday, 6 pm – 9 pm
Where: CityLine DFW, Richardson
Cost: Free

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

Legacy West Music Series

When: every Saturday, 6 pm – 8 pm
Where: Legacy West
Cost: Free


More Fun Weekend Events

Sounds of Summer

When: Friday, Saturday & Sunday, 7 pm – 9 pm
Where: Grandscape Texas
Cost: Free

Weekend Playtime!

When: May 28, 9 am – 10.30 am
Where: Play Street Museum Plano
Cost: $13

The Boho Market at Frisco Square

When: May 28, 10 am – 5 pm
Where: Frisco Square
Cost: Free

3-Hour Wetland Canoe Trail

When: May 28, 10 am – 1 pm
Where: Heard Museum, McKinney
Cost: $42

Family Fun Fest

When: May 28, 11 am – 4 pm
Where: Music City Mall, Lewisville
Cost: Free

Ford Pool Opening Day

When: May 28, 11 am
Where: Ford Pool, Allen
Cost: $3 residents, $5 non-residents

May Family Movie – Turning Red

When: May 28, 12.30 pm
Where: Little Elm Public Library
Cost: Free

Klyde Warren Park’s Memorial Day Movie Marathon

When: May 28, 3 pm – 9 pm
Where: Klyde Warren Park, Dallas
Cost: Free

National Scooter Day

When: May 28, 3 pm – 8 pm
Where: Edge Skate Park, Allen
Cost: Free

FREE Showing of Encanto + Meet Mirabel & Isabela @ Family Night in the Park

When: May 28, 5 pm – 10.30 pm
Where: Farmers Branch Historical Park
Cost: Free

Super Hero Parents Night Out-Plano

When: May 28, 6 pm – 10 pm
Where: Texas Dynamix Gymnastics Plano
Cost: $35 – $40

Tejano Fest – May 2022

When: May 29, 11 am
Where: Traders Village, Grand Prairie
Cost: Free event, $5 to park

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