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Top 20 Things To Do This Weekend In Dallas & Collin County

Plan your weekend of May 31 - June 2, 2024
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Looking for the best ways to spend your weekend in Dallas and Collin County? We've got you covered. From enchanting art exhibitions to electrifying concerts and family-friendly festivals, there's something for everyone to enjoy. 

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

Here’s a curated roundup of the events happening from May 31 to June 2:

Summer Movie Series

When: May 31st, 2024 | 8:00 p.m.
Where: Monument Realty PGA District, 3255 PGA Parkway, Frisco
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At the Monument Realty PGA District, families can enjoy free, family-friendly movies on a large screen all summer. Movies start at 8:00 p.m., weather permitting. Food and drinks are available from PGA District restaurants and concession snacks are sold from roaming carts. Movie titles are announced weekly via PGA Frisco emails. No outside food or drinks are allowed and pets must be leashed. Dates: May 31, June 7, 14, 21 and 28.

Art Social Gallery Opening

When: June 1, 2024 | 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Where: Art Social, 5800 Legacy Dr., Suite C12, Plano
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The event will showcase stunning artworks by talented local artists, offering attendees an opportunity to explore and appreciate a variety of creative pieces. This in-person gathering is ideal for art enthusiasts to mingle and support the local art community. 

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Kids Art and Culture Summit  

When: June 1, 2024 | 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Where: The Shops at Willow Bend, 6121 W Park Blvd, Plano
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The Shops at Willow Bend is hosting its inaugural Kids Art and Culture Summit. Located near Neiman Marcus and the food court, this event offers children aged 5 and older a mix of creative and cultural activities, including costume and dance stations, art workshops and unique experiences like a community art piece and innovative golf games.

A Night of Improv Comedy

When: June 1, 2024 | 8:00 to 9:20 p.m.
Where: Frisco Discovery Center, 8004 Dallas Pkwy., #200, Frisco
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The Frisco Improv Players is a comedy troupe known for their game-based improvisational performances, akin to Whose Line is it Anyway? Their interactive and fast-paced style appeals to audiences of all ages.

Kaleidoscope of Blue

When: May 31, 2024 | 6:00 to 9:00 p.m., Artist walk at 7:30 p.m.
Where: The Cove, 402 N. Tennessee St., McKinney
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Madhupriya Srinivasan brings her Kaleidoscope back to The Cove, showcasing a vibrant exploration of shades, tones and expressions, with a focus on the color blue. Experience the artist's diverse interpretations, from calmness and serenity to introspection and exhilaration, conveyed through various mediums.

Free Concert - Texas, Whiskey  and You

When: May 31, 2024 | 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Where: 7570 TX-121 S, McKinney
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Experience "Texas, Whiskey and You: A Chris Stapleton Tribute" at HUB 121. Prior to the show, indulge in dining options at Wine A Little McKinney, The Elwood BFD, Black Rabbit Social or ChopShop McKinney Sports Garage. Please note that outside food and drink are not permitted.

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DreamHack Dallas

When: May 31 - June 2, 2024 | 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Where: Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center, 650 S. Griffin Street, Dallas
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DreamHack Dallas presents a three-day immersive festival from May 31 to June 2 at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center. Join tens of thousands of attendees for a celebration of gaming culture, cosplay, entertainment, tabletop, esports and more. Enjoy features like a retro arcade area, bring-your-own-computer LAN party, artist alley, celebrity meet-and-greets and major international esports competitions including IEM Dallas and the debut of the Overwatch Champions Series Major. 

Rhapsody - Turtle Creek Chorale Annual Benefit Gala Featuring Cyndi Lauper

When: June 1, 2024 | 6:30 to 11:00 p.m.
Where: Omni Dallas Hotel, 555 S Lamar St, Dallas
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Grammy Award winner and punk glamor icon Cyndi Lauper will headline Rhapsody, Turtle Creek Chorale’s annual benefit gala at the Omni Dallas Hotel on Saturday, June 1, 2024. The evening promises an opening reception, seated dinner, luxury live auction and an exclusive private concert featuring a selection of her greatest hits performed with her full band. 

SPARK! Dallas and Meow Wolf Grapevine Join Forces with PRISMATIC Pop-up Event

When: June 1 - Sept. 29, 2024 | Check schedule

Where: Southside Lamar, 1409 Bothan Jean Blvd., Suite #004, Dallas
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SPARK! Dallas partners with Meow Wolf to present the second SPARK! PRISMATIC Art Pop-up Experience, showcasing creations by 28 local high school artists from June 1 to Sept. 29. Six public high schools were selected for their imaginative designs, with Meow Wolf Grapevine as the presenting sponsor offering mentorship. 

Wine Walk in Bishop Arts

When: June 1 - Sept. 29, 2024 | 12:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Where: Bishop Arts, 200 N Bishop Ave, Dallas
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Indulge in the annual rosé wine walk at Bishop Arts, featuring a variety of libations including rosé, wine, beer and cocktails. Check-in at the Bishop North Apartment leasing office to receive wristbands, souvenirs and maps. Enjoy specials from 21 Seeds & Ketel One cocktails and an after party at Lady Love Lounge. Photo ops, music and pop-ups add to the experience. This event is exclusively for those aged 21 and above.

National Dinosaur Day

When: June 1 - 2, 2024
Where: The Dallas Zoo, 650 S. R.L. Thornton Freeway, Dallas
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Experience a weekend filled with special dinosaur-themed activities, games, scavenger hunts, Keeper Chats, crafts and more throughout the zoo! Plus, enjoy $1 off all destination: dinosaurs tickets for the entire weekend!

Skipping Stones: An Artists Showcase

When: May 31, 2024 | 7:00 to 10:00 p.m.
Where: Life in Deep Ellum, 2803 Taylor Street, Dallas
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Join the Watering Hole Collective for this vibrant fundraiser celebrating local Dallas-Fort Worth artists including singers, songwriters and drag performers. Enjoy a dynamic variety show, raffle with exciting prizes, Vietnamese catering, beer, wine and networking opportunities with fellow supporters. 

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The Colony Summer Kickoff

When: June 1, 2024 | 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Where: Lions Club Park, 4800 Nash Drive, The Colony
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Join in for a spectacular kickoff to summer. Attendees can visit with the library, parks & recreation, police, fire and animal services and explore the city’s mobile visitor center. This FREE family-friendly event offers summer reading sign-ups, games, crafts, activities and treats.

Summer Splash

When: June 1, 2024 | Starting at 10:30 a.m.
Where: 425 W Rosamond Pkwy., Anna
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Celebrate the Summer Splash event with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on June 1. The ribbon-cutting starts at 10:30 a.m., followed by the Summer Splash festivities at 11 a.m. Head to Slayter Creek Park for live music from a DJ, special character appearances, food trucks and giveaways. Admission is free.

2024 Xfinity U.S. Gymnastics Championships

When: May 30 - June 2, 2024
Where: Dickies Arena 1911 Montgomery Street, Fort Worth
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The Xfinity U.S. Gymnastics Championships are scheduled for May 30 to June 2, 2024, at Dickies Arena. This event will crown national champions in men’s and women’s artistic gymnastics and will also establish the National Team lineups for the U.S. Olympic team trials — gymnastics, set to take place from June 27 - 30 in Minneapolis.

Chrome & Coffee 

When: June 1, 2024 | 8:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Where: Prosper Town Hall, 250 W., First St.
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Admire stunning vehicles, vote in the people's choice award contest, and enjoy refreshments from downtown Prosper merchants, including complimentary coffee from 1418 Coffee and mimosas from Prosper Wine House. Trophies for the best cars will be awarded at 10:00 a.m.

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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. 

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.

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

Rhymin’ N Stealin’ – The Original Beastie Boys Tribute Band

When: May 31, 2024 | 7:00 to 10:00 p.m.
Where: Lexus Box Garden at Legacy, 7800 Windrose Ave, Plano
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Live Music: BJ Stricker

When: May 31, 2024 | 6:00 p.m.
Where: Armor Brewing Co, 9 Prestige Circle, Allen
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Karaoke Night

When: May 31, 2024 | 10:30 to 11:59 p.m.
Where: 305 E. Virginia St. #104, McKinney
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Friday Night Live Music at TUPPS: Acoustic Mayhem

When: May 31, 2024 | 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Where: TUPPS Brewery, 402 E Louisiana St., Building 2, McKinney
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Anime Guests – Dale Kelly & Dylan Thompson

When: June 1, 2024 | 12:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Where: Madness Games & Comics, 3000 Custer Rd #310, Plano
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Queen Tribute

When: June 1, 2024 | 7:00 to 10:00 p.m.
Where: Lexus Box Garden at Legacy, 7800 Windrose Ave, Plano
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Concerts by the Creek: Lasting Effect

When: June 1, 2024 | 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Where: Watters Creek Village, 970 Garden Park Dr, Allen
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Happy Birthday Plano Party

When: June 2, 2024 | 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Where: The Texas Pool
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Save The Date!

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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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