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Things to do in November

Looking for things to do in November

Halloween may be behind us but there are still so many fun Fall Events this month.

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 we also have 31 really fun things to do this Winter, Places to visit and take your Santa pictures and tons of places to see the best Holiday and Christmas lights around Dallas in addition to local Chanukah 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.

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This Month’s Events

Lone Star Circus – Wild West Circus


Lone Star Circus saddles up with an all-new show, Wild West Circus, a stunning, fearless and funny show with a touch of vintage. Circus is the world’s original–and ultimate–reality show! There’s no rewind button, stunt doubles, or special effects at Wild West Circus. Instead, what you’ll find is the greatest gathering of circus artists, performing fantastic feats, and hilarious comedy that guarantees to entertain the entire family! Wild West Circus gives families a more intimate, interactive experience with every seat close to the action.

When: November 4, 7.30 pm and November 5, 2 pm
Where: Dallas International School, 17811 Waterview Pkwy, Dallas TX 75252
Cost: From $18 BUY TICKETS HERE Use code FAMILYFUN for 15% off

27th Annual ‘Neath the Wreath Holiday Gift Market 2022


A North Texas holiday tradition, ‘Neath the Wreath Holiday Gift Market hosted by the Junior League of Collin County brings together over 13,000 shoppers to support educational and community projects and programs that benefit local families throughout Collin County.
Celebrating their 27th anniversary, ‘Neath the Wreath holiday gift market spans four days and features the best in unique holiday and home décor, clothing and accessories, gifts, jewelry, children’s items, and gourmet food from over 130 carefully selected merchants from Texas and beyond, many of which are small family-owned businesses.

When: November 10 – 13
Where: Marriott Dallas Allen Hotel & Convention Center
Cost: $12 – $15 BUY TICKETS HERE

JPII Christmas Bazaar


Join for a little Christmas shopping the weekend before Thanksgiving!! This year they have over 150 unique vendors and some new added fun!! Mark your calendar! Admission is free!!

When: November 19, 9 am – 4 pm
Where: John Paul II High School, Plano
Cost: Free

For more Holiday Craft Fairs, we have the details for you!

Ongoing Events

7th Annual Pumpkin Patch Festival

When: September 24 – November 6
Where: Team Family Farms, Aubrey
Cost: $12 Monday – Friday, $20 Saturday and Sunday

Fall at Yesterland Farm

When: Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays through November 6
Where: Yesterland Farm, Canton
Cost: from $22.95 online

Pumpkin Patch Corn Maze

When: Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays through November 5
Where: Lone Star Family Farm, Stephenville
Cost: $17 per person


When: November 18 – December 21
Where: Fort Worth Botanic Garden
Cost: Adults $28

Christmas in the Square

When: November 18 – January 3
Where: Frisco Square
Cost: Free

Lights on the Lake

When: November 25 – December 27
Where: Little Elm Park
Cost: up to $26 

Lights on the Farm

When: November 25 – December 30
Where: Heritage Farmstead Museum
Cost: $12 – $15 adults, $7 – $10 kids

The Trains at NorthPark

When: November 12 – January 6
Where: NorthPark Center
Cost: $10 Adults, $5 Children

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More Fun Events

Happy Hour Hike with Plano Magazine

When: November 3, 6 pm – 11 pm
Where: Legacy West
Cost: $20

Greek Food Festival of Dallas

When: November 4 – 6
Where: 13555 Hillcrest Road, Dallas
Cost: Free to $10

Fall Festival and Pumpkin Toss

When: November 5, 11 am – 4 pm
Where: In Sync Exotics, Wylie
Cost: $15 Adults, $10 Kids (4-12), $10 Seniors, Under 4 Free

Carrollton’s 12th Annual Festival at the Switchyard

When: November 5, 11 am – 10 pm
Where: 1106 S Broadway St, Carrollton
Cost: Free

Plano Safety Fair & Touch-A-Truck

When: November 5, 11 am – 4 pm
Where: Red Tail Pavilion, Plano
Cost: Free

Fall Family Campout

When: November 5, 5 pm
Where: Heard Museum, McKinney
Cost: $24 per child ages 5 – 12, $29 per adult

Thanksgiving Watercolor Workshop in Historic Downtown Plano

When: November 6, 2 pm – 4 pm
Where: Lyla’s Boutique, Plano
Cost: $60

Holiday at the Arboretum 2022

When: November 9, 9 am – 9 pm
Where: Dallas Arboretum
Cost: $10 – $25

4th Annual Merry Market

When: November 11 – 12
Where: 1695 N Coit Rd, Prosper
Cost: Free

Wings Over Dallas Airshow

When: November 11 – 13
Where: Dallas Executive Airport
Cost: Free – $100, Free for students and kids under 5

After Hours in the Garden

When: November 11, 6 pm – 8.30 pm
Where: Fort Worth Botanic Garden
Cost: $18 Members, $25 Non-Members

Plano Community Band presents “Heavy Metal”

When: November 13, 2.30 pm – 4.30 pm
Where: Eisemann Center, Richardson
Cost: Free

Vintage Market Days of McKinney Holiday Event

When: November 18 – 20
Where: Myers Park & Event Center
Cost: $10 – $15

Lights at Legacy Pre-Party

When: November 20, 1 pm – 4 pm
Where: The Shops at Legacy
Cost: Free

Lights at Legacy

When: November 20, 3 pm – 6 pm
Where: The Shops at Legacy
Cost: Free

34th Annual Carol of Lights

When: November 21, 4 pm – 8.45 pm
Where: Historic Downtown Grapevine
Cost: Free

Comedy Moms – Leave the Turkey at Home

When: November 23, 7.30 pm – 9.30 pm
Where: The Plano House of Comedy
Cost: $15+ Proceeds go to the Alzheimer’s Association

2022 North Texas Turkey Trot

When: November 24, 8 am
Where: Frisco Square
Cost: From $22.50

2022 YMCA Turkey Trot

When: November 24, 8.30 am – 3 pm
Where: Dallas City Hall Plaza
Cost: $15 – $49

Christmas on the Farm

When: November 25 – 27
Where: TX-Ture Farm, Aubrey
Cost: Free

Home for the Holidays 2022

When: November 25 – 27
Where: Historic Downtown McKinney
Cost: Free

Christmas on the Square

When: November 30, 5 pm – 9 pm
Where: Downtown Celina Square
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

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