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Top 15 Things To Do This Weekend In Dallas & Collin County

Plan your weekend of June 28 – 30, 2024
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Gear up for an action-packed end of June with various thrilling events across the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex! Whether you're a foodie, music lover, art enthusiast or just looking for family fun, there's something for everyone. From a tantalizing Tex-Mex lunch and a Beatles tribute concert to a family movie night and a unique art exhibit, your calendar is about to get busier. So, set your dates, grab your tickets and dive into a summer weekend of unforgettable experiences and local festivities.

Scroll all the way down to find our weekly recommendations for places to eat and get everything planned for an amazing three-day break from the daily routine.

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Fernando's Lunch Special

When: June 26 to 28, 2024 | 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Where: Fernando's Mexican Cuisine | 1250 State St #100, Richardson
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Have your agenda set for Fernando's lunch special from June 26 to 28, 2024, at Fernando's Mexican Cuisine in Richardson. From 11:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m., you can visit the restaurant to savor a classic Tex-Mex combination plate for $10.75, featuring your choice of eight meal options, Mexican rice and beans and a beverage. 

The Beatles Tribute | Hard Night's Day

When: June 28, 2024 | 8:00 p.m.
Where: Lexus Box Garden at Legacy Hall | 7800 Windrose Ave, Plano

Experience the timeless magic of The Beatles with the Hard Night's Day tribute band at the Lexus Box Garden at Legacy Hall. During this concert, you can enjoy iconic hits in a lively outdoor setting. General admission standing room tickets are available now or elevate your experience with a balcony VIP lounge reservation for premium views and dedicated cocktail service. 

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Summer Movie Series

When: June 28, 2024 | 8:00 to 10:00 p.m.
Where: The Monument Realty PGA District | 3255 PGA Parkway, Frisco
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Enjoy a family-friendly movie night at the Summer Movie Series in the Monument Realty PGA District on June 28, 2024, from 8:00 to 10:00 p.m. Relax on a blanket and watch your favorite films on a massive 900+ sq. ft. video wall. Local restaurants and roaming beverage carts will offer delicious food and snacks. Sign up at for weekly movie updates. Pets on leashes are welcome.

Eye Spy Exhibit At The Cove

When: June 28 to 29, 2024 | 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Where: The Cove | 402 N Tennessee St, McKinney
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Discover the Eye Spy exhibit at The Cove in McKinney from June 28 to 29, 2024, where you can enjoy a game of artistic eye spy with Daniele’s colorful, textural paintings and layered assemblages. Attendees can win a secret surprise by finding all the hidden secrets in the artwork. 

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Pandesal Place Pick-Up At Elevated Coffee & Tea

When: June 29, 2024 | 12:00 to 2:00 p.m.
Where: Elevated Coffee & Tea | 1251 State St #700, Richardson
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Join The Pandesal Place at Elevated Coffee & Tea on June 29, 2024, from 12:00 to 2:00 p.m. for a special pop-up event featuring delectable Filipino treats. During the event, you can enjoy ube pandesal, one-flavor ensaymada, creamy flan and pão de queijo. Pre-order your favorites and savor these delicious delights. 

Lone Star Murder Mystery Dinner And Show

When: June 29, 2024 | 7:00 p.m.
Where: Billy Bob’s Texas 81 Club |  2525 Rodeo Plaza, Fort Worth
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In this interactive show, you will uncover the murderer among a colorful cast of characters. The evening includes a buffet-style dinner with various options.

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Shopping Days Vendor Market 2024

When: June 29, 2024 | 9:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Where: Plano Event Center | 2000 East Spring Creek Parkway, Plano
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Discover unique products at the Shopping Days vendor market 2024 on June 29 at the Plano Event Center in Plano. At this event, you can explore trendy fashion, handcrafted jewelry and delicious homemade treats from over 100 local vendors. There is free admission for shoppers. 

Pepe Aguilar - Jaripeo Hasta Los Huesos

When: June 29, 2024 | 8:00 p.m.
Where: American Airlines Center | 2500 Victory Avenue, Dallas

Witness bulls, riders, mariachi and charrería, all themed around The Day of the Dead. With over 13 million albums sold worldwide, Pepe Aguilar is an artist who can give you an unforgettable evening of tradition and music.

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Plano Urban Music Festival

When: June 29, 2024 | 6:30 to 10:00 p.m.
Where: McCall Plaza | 998- 15th St, Plano
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The inaugural Plano Urban Music Festival promises to be a spectacular evening featuring diverse, talented local artists. Experience the vibrant atmosphere with your friends and family and immerse yourself in the local music scene. 

RCT Presents: Andrew Lloyd Webbers CATS

When: June 28 - 30, 2024 | See the full schedule
Where: Courtyard Theater | 1509 H Ave, Plano

This iconic musical, based on T.S. Eliot's poetry, promises captivating performances with new direction and choreography. Whether discovering it anew or reliving the thrill, take advantage of this chance to witness a global sensation performed locally. Tickets are available at or by calling 972-690-5029.

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Frisco Rotary Farmers Market

When: June 29, 2024 | 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Where: HALL Park | 3000 Internet Blvd., Frisco
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This beloved market offers a wide array of locally grown produce, meats, baked goods and artisanal products. Founded to support community projects like scholarships and grants, it fosters local agriculture and provides a vibrant social hub in Frisco. Join in to enjoy fresh, farm-to-table delights and support local growers and producers.

Splash & Blast

When: June 29 | 5:00 to 10:00 p.m.
Where: 142 N. Ohio Street, Celina
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Welcome to Celina's biggest summer bash at Old Celina Park! Families can join the fun on Saturday, June 29, for unforgettable entertainment. Admission is free, promising excitement for everyone. The Kids Zone awaits with water slides and more, while kids can take on the Ninja Nation obstacle course (closed-toe shoes recommended!). It's a day brimming with adventure and laughter, promising a memorable summer experience for all ages.

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Boots And Booms

When: June 29 | 5:00 to 10:00 p.m.
Where: 120 W. 7th Street, Anna
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The Boots and Booms celebration will feature a diverse selection of food trucks offering culinary delights to suit every palate. Attendees can also enjoy live music and a magnificent fireworks display, illuminating the night sky with dazzling colors and patterns. A special live performance by Tenille Arts will further enhance the evening's entertainment.

Walk This Way Exhibit

When: June 28 to July 14, 2024 | 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Where: Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum | 300 N. Houston, Dallas

The captivating Walk this Way exhibit is displayed at the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum from June 28 to July 14, 2024. Delve into the stories behind over 100 pairs of shoes, spanning nearly two centuries, from the collection of iconic shoe designer Stuart Weitzman and philanthropist Jane Gershon Weitzman. Discover how footwear reflects women's activism, suffrage and societal changes, showcasing their pivotal role in history.

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T. Rex: The Ultimate Predator At The Perot Museum

When: June 28 to September 22, 2024 | 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (closed Tue, opens at 11:00 a.m. on Sun)
Where: Perot Museum | 2201 N Field St, Dallas

Explore the latest discoveries, marvel at life-sized models, and dive into the fascinating story of this iconic dinosaur. Uncover the secrets of the TRex, the ultimate predator, its senses, social behaviors and evolutionary journey. Get your tickets now!

Even More Great Things To Do This Weekend In Dallas & Collin County

Miss Texas Competition
When: June 27 to 29, 2024 | See the full schedule
Where: The Eisemann Center | 2351 Performance Dr, Richardson

CityLine Residents Mix & Mingle Happy Hour
When: June 28, 2024 | 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Where: Aloft Richardson | 1160 State St, Richardson
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Kody West At Billy Bob’s Texas
When: June 28, 2024 | 10:00 p.m.
Where: Billy Bob's Texas | 2520 Rodeo Plaza, Fort Worth
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Taylor Swift Tribute | Reputation
When: June 29, 2024 | 8:00 p.m.
Where: Lexus Box Garden at Legacy Hall | 7800 Windrose Ave, Plano

UFC 303 At City Works
When: June 29 to 30, 2024 | 9:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m.
Where: The Star Boulevard | 3680 The Star Blvd #1300, Frisco
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Kaboom Town

When: July 3 | 5:00 to 11:00 p.m.
Where: Addison Circle Park, 4970 Addison Circle, Addison
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Addison Kaboom Town attracts over half a million visitors annually for its renowned Independence Day celebration. Attendees can enjoy watch parties at various venues, including Addison Circle Park, featuring a 25-minute fireworks show. Live performances by bands like Big City Outlaws and Emerald City will also add to the excitement. Tickets for the park watch party event are now available.

Local Profile's 23rd Annual Women In Business Summit

When: September 13, 2024 | 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Where: Renaissance Dallas at Plano Legacy West Hotel | R6007 Legacy Drive, Plano

Join Local Profile's 23rd Annual Women in Business Summit on September 13, 2024, at the Renaissance Dallas at Plano Legacy West Hotel. At the summit, connect with over 600 powerhouse women across various sectors to celebrate, unite and empower each other. Seize the opportunity to invest in yourself and your future while networking over mimosas, engaging in panel discussions and enjoying a post-event celebration at Bulla Gastrobar.