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

Plan your weekend of May 25 – 26, 2024
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As the weekend approaches, residents and visitors across Dallas and Collin County will enjoy an array of vibrant cultural celebrations, musical extravaganzas and interactive experiences. 

The lineup promises something for every taste and interest, from traditional Punjabi festivities and exhilarating musical performances to a Bridgerton-inspired experience and celebrating National Wine Day. 

Don't forget to scroll all the way down to see our local picks for must-go upcoming events and our weekly recommendations for this weekend.

Here’s a curated roundup of the events happening from May 25 to May 26:

HASDA PUNJAB Vaisakhi Mela 2024

When: May 25, 2024 | 5:00 to 11:30 p.m.
Where: Plano Event Centre | 2000 East Spring Creek Parkway, Plano
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Save the date and gather friends and family to join the Punjabi Association for Hasda Punjab Vaisakhi 2024 on May 25 at the Plano Event Centre in Plano from 5:00 to 11:30 p.m. During this cultural event, you can experience and enjoy bhangra, gidha, folk dance, singing, food and shopping. Entry is only allowed before 10:00 p.m., so arrive on time.

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Journey tribute

When: May 25, 2024 | 7:00 to 10:00 p.m.
Where: Lexus Box Garden at Legacy Hall, 7800 Windrose Ave, Plano

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Join Departure, the ultimate Journey tribute band, for a night of 70s/80s rock hits! Tickets are on sale now. Upgrade to the 21-and-up balcony VIP lounge for dedicated cocktail service and top views. Enjoy dinner from over 20 eateries and drinks from over 5 bars. Note: The outdoor venue has a no-refund policy and may delay or cancel shows due to weather. No outside food or drinks are allowed.

Lila Kirtan: Mindfulness to Mantra

When: May 25, 2024 | 5:00 p.m.
Where: Embassy Suites & Frisco Conference Center, 7600 John Q Hammons Dr., Frisco

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Enjoy interactive meditation, captivating performances, live music and mantra chanting. Savor a curated plant-based dinner inspired by Ahimsa. 

Sip & Celebrate: National Wine Day

When: May 25, 2024 | 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Where: Monument Realty PGA District, 3255 PGA Parkway, Frisco

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Celebrate National Wine Day at PGA Frisco with a wine walk and tasting event featuring 12 reds, whites and rosés in the Monument Realty PGA District. Regular admission includes 12 tastings; VIP includes a mini charcuterie box. You must be 21 or older to participate. Tickets are limited, so register early. 

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The Boho Market at Frisco Fresh Market

When: May 25, 2024 | 10:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Where: 9215 John W. Elliott Dr, Frisco

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Frisco Fresh hosts The Boho Market this season, offering a day of shopping local artisans and enjoying the farmers market's fresh foods, produce and handmade crafts. Free admission and parking. Dog and family-friendly. 

Bridgerton X LUSH Cosmetics: Diamond of the Season Experience

When: May 26, 2024 | 12:00 to 2:00 p.m.
Where: Lush, 2601 Preston Rd., Level 1, near Nordstrom, Frisco

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LUSH Cosmetics celebrates Bridgerton Season 3 with exclusive product launches and a luxurious event. Attendees will enjoy bubble bar pressing, a 6-step hand and arm massage inspired by Bridgerton characters, a face mask consultation and exclusive take-home products. 

Artists in the Meadow

When: May 25, 2024 | 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Where: Alma Drive, Allen

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Join Artists in the Meadow 2024 at Connemara Meadow's spring wildflower show. This free event invites artists of all levels to capture the natural beauty of The Meadow. 

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Wetland Canoe Trails

When: May 25, 2024 | 10:00 to 1:00 p.m.
Where: Heard Natural Science Museum, 1 Nature Place, McKinney

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Explore diverse wetland vegetation and wildlife while learning about wetland ecology and history. Enjoy a guided trail tour followed by free paddle time to explore independently. No experience is required; all participants receive a canoeing introduction covering basic strokes, safety and maneuvers.

The Planets - McKinney Philharmonic Orchestra

When: May 25, 2024 | 7:00 p.m.
Where: 1400 Wilson Creek Pkwy, McKinney

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Experience the wonders of our solar system with a unique musical fusion of the McKinney Philharmonic Orchestra and Greater North Texas Youth Orchestra. 

Sip and Stroll: Omni Dallas Hotel Wine Tour

When: May 25, 2024 | 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Where: Omni Dallas Hotel, 555 S. Lamar St., Dallas

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Gather your friends and celebrate National Wine Day with a self-guided wine tour at Omni Dallas Hotel's Restaurants on Lamar. Explore five dining outlets, each offering delicious bites and wine pairings. 

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Succulent Arrangement Workshop

When: May 25, 2024 | 1:00 to 2:00 p.m.
Where: The Rustic, 3656 Howell Street, Dallas

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Limited to 15 participants, this hands-on experience offers expert guidance, customization options, premium materials and stunning succulent varieties. 

Cowtown Cycle Party Murals & Mimosas 

When: May 25, 2024 | 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Where: 809 Galveston Ave., Fort Worth

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Discover Fort Worth's murals at the Murals & Mimosas Cowtown Cycle Party on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to noon. Meeting at 809 Galveston Avenue, bring your own beverages and dress for the weather. Must be 21 or older. Limited to 16 adults per party bike. Arrive 15 minutes early to sign in.

John Wayne Day Birthday Celebration 2024

When: May 25 - 26, 2024 | 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Where: 2501 Rodeo Plaza, Fort Worth

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Celebrate John Wayne's 117th birthday with hat branding, chain stitching, Gold Handle Coffee and Duke Spirits tastings and the unveiling of the exhibit's new expansion. 

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When: May 26, 2024 | 8:00 p.m.
Where: Cowtown Coliseum, 121 E. Exchange Avenue, Fort Worth

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Don't miss the premiere screening of RIDE, a rodeo heist-thriller, at the Cowtown Coliseum. Join special guests Jake Allyn, C. Thomas Howell and Forrie J. Smith. The first 250 attendees get the chance to meet the actors. (RIDE is Rated R for drug content and some violence.)

Cowtown Unplugged: A Songwriter's Showcase

When: May 26, 2024 | 8:00 p.m.
Where: Omni Fort Worth Hotel, 1300 Houston Street, Fort Worth

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Don't miss Cowtown Unplugged: A Songwriter’s Showcase at Omni Fort Worth, featuring headliners Cleto Cordero of Flatland Calvary and Grammy-nominated artist John Fullbright. Experience live music and hear the stories behind the songs in this intimate, private concert. 

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

Plano Farmers Market 2024

When: May 25, 2024 | 10:00 to 2:00 p.m.
Where: 6209 W Park Blvd, Plano
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Live music series - Kirk Thurmond 

When: May 25, 2024 | 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.
Where: Free People, 7400 Windrose Ave., B100, Plano

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Downtown Sessions: Lasting Effect

When: May 25, 2024 | 10:00 to 2:00 p.m.
Where: McCall Plaza, 998 E 15th Street, Plano

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All Done With Mirrors

When: May 25, 2024 | 9:00 p.m.
Where: Sambuca 360, 7200 Bishop Rd. #270, Plano

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Saturday Sessions: Dev Wulf

When: May 25, 2024 | 9:00 to 11:59 p.m.
Where: Whiskey Moon, Renaissance Dallas at Plano Legacy West, 6007 Legacy Dr., Plano

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Paint Your Pet

When: May 26, 2024 | 9:00 to 11:59 p.m.
Where: Pipe & Palette Plano, Shops at Willow Bend, 6121 W Park Blvd., Suite C118, Plano

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Frisco RoughRiders vs Midland Rockhounds

When: May 26, 2024 | 6:05 p.m.
Where: Riders Field, 7300 RoughRiders Trail, Frisco

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Concerts by the Creek: Good N Gone

When: May 25, 2024 | 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Where: Watters Creek Village, 970 Garden Park Dr, Allen

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Farmer's Market McKinney

When: May 25, 2024 | 8:00 to 12:00 p.m.
Where: Chestnut Square Heritage Village, 315 S. Chestnut, McKinney

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The Mystical Market

When: May 25 - 26, 2024 | 11:00 to 6:00 p.m.
Where: Dr Glenn Mitchell Park, 300 W Lousiana, McKinney

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Paint and Sip at Toasted in Dallas

When: May 25, 2024 | 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Where: Toasted Dallas, 5420 Ross Avenue, Dallas

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Real Salt Lake @ FC Dallas

When: May 25, 2024 | 7:30 to 9:00 p.m.
Where: Toyota Stadium, 9200 World Cup Way, Frisco

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Texas Ballet Theater School - What a wonderful world 

When: May 25, 2024 | 7:30 to 9:00 p.m.
Where: Bank of America Theatre, 2351 Performance Dr, Richardson

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35th Annual Celebration of National Tap Dance Day

When: May 25, 2024 | 8:00 p.m.
Where: Arts Fifth Avenue, 1628 5th Avenue, Fort Worth

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Free live music at Fort Brewery & Pizza

When: May 25, 2024 | 12:00 to 10:00 p.m.
Where: 2737 Tillar Street, Fort Worth

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Save The Date!

Taste Addison

When: May 31 to June 2, 2024 | See the full schedule
Where: Addison Circle Park | 4970 Addison Circle, Addison

Save the date to experience the fusion of culinary delights, live performances and immersive art at Taste Addison from May 31 to June 2, 2024. Celebrating its legacy since 1993, this iconic festival showcases top-notch restaurants, national headliners and creative visual arts. From delectable eats to captivating beats and artistic treats, there's something for everyone to enjoy in this family-friendly weekend extravaganza.

Little Elm Craft Brew & Que 2024

When: June 1 to 4, 2024 | 9:00 p.m.
Where: Little Elm Park | 701 West Eldorado Parkway Little Elm

Save the date to join the 9th annual Little Elm Craft Brew & Que festival at Little Elm Park, where you can delight in beer and wine tastings, barbecue from Texas pitmasters, live music featuring Treaty Oak Revival, VIP passes, contests, vendors and a fireworks show. VIP tickets include exclusive perks like access to the VIP tent and dedicated amenities.

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6th Annual Golf Classic

When: June 4, 2024 | 6:00 to 10:00 p.m.
Where: The Clubs of Prestonwood - The Hills | 6600 Columbine Way, Plano

Write it in your agenda to join the excitement at the 6th annual golf classic on June 4, 2024, at The Clubs of Prestonwood - The Hills in Plano. With a four-person scramble format, thrilling on-course contests and fantastic raffle prizes, it promises a day of fun while supporting survivors of domestic abuse. Register to secure a spot for this golf event!

An Evening With Lee Asher

When: June 7, 2024 | 8:00 p.m.
Where: The Eisemann Center | 2351 Performance Dr, Richardson

Lee Asher, a passionate animal rescue advocate, and star of Animal Planet's My Pack Life, shares his journey of rescuing animals and promoting positivity. Learn how Lee quit his job to start traveling the country in a converted school bus, spreading joy and awareness about animal adoption through social media. Don't miss this opportunity to be inspired and uplifted by Lee's incredible story.

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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.

Local Profile's Inaugural Women In Business Symposium

When: June 13, 2024 | 4:00 to 7:00 p.m.
Where: Hilton Dallas/Plano Granite Park | 5805 Granite Parkway, Plano

Join Local Profile's inaugural Women in Business Symposium, presented by Bank of America, at the Hilton Dallas/Plano Granite Park on June 13, 2024. This empowering event features networking, cocktails and a powerhouse discussion on Lessons Learned from Successful Women in Business. Take advantage of this exclusive opportunity to gain practical insights, forge connections and engage with influential speakers. Tickets are available for $45, with combo options also offered.

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