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Events in Plano

Plano Texas is an active and lively community with many events of interest to our out of town guests and local community throughout the year. Ethnic festivals, arts and crafts fairs, exciting theatre, sporting events and much more are included in the calendar of events. Use the easy search box below to find out what is going on during your visit or plan your next trip to Plano around one of these great events. If you are interested in having an event listed on our calendar, you can Submit an Event here.

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November 2016
North Pole Express Grapevine Vintage Railroad
$25
Nov 25, 2016 - Dec 23, 2016

North Pole Express® aboard the Grapevine Vintage Railroad

Grapevine Cotton Belt Depot

Come and enjoy a unique "Family Christmas Memory" aboard the Grapevine Vintage Railroad's North Pole Express. Families and children of all ages will enjoy this one-of-a-kind Christmas experience that will whisk you away to Santa's workshop and back in less than 40 minutes round trip. It's magic! Board the train at the Historic Cotton Belt Depot platform and enter the beautifully decorated Victorian Rail coaches. As the train departs, elves will welcome the guests and sing traditional Christmas music. As…

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December 2016
Deerfield Lights Display
Dec 1, 2016 - Dec 30, 2016

Deerfield Lights Display

Deerfield Subdivision in Plano – See Map

Drive through this northwest Plano neighborhood in December for a spectacular holiday lights display. Deerfield is located between Preston Road and Coit Road. Enter from Legacy Drive, heading north on Colonnade or Archgate, noting one-way and restricted-turn signs along Old Pond Drive and Hallmark.  For more information, email info@deerfieldplano.org A special Tree Lighting Ceremony will take place on December 1st at 7:30 pm.  KLUV's morning team, Jody and Rebekah, will be there.  Plano West golf team will be selling cocoa…

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Prestonwood Baptist GOC
$16 - $55
Wednesday, December 7, 2016 @ 6:00 pm

The Gift of Christmas featuring The Living Nativity

Prestonwood Baptist Church

The Gift of Christmas is a Prestonwood tradition and one of the highlights of the Christmas season, with thousands of guests attending every year.  This visually stunning multimedia event is complete with special effects, a nearly 1,000-member cast and choir, live orchestra, flying angels and much more! The program will keep you fully engaged for a powerful 90 minutes, the perfect length for every family member to enjoy.  It is complete with all your Christmas favorites, including the beautiful Living…

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Art & Wine Walk
$10 - $15
Thursday, December 8, 2016 @ 5:00 pm

Downtown Plano Art and Wine Walk

Downtown Plano Arts District

The Downtown Plano Art & Wine Walk has been such a blast that we decided to end the year with an additional Art & Wine Walk in December!   Get an early start to the weekend by sipping sample selected wines at your favorite shops through out the arts district while enjoying live music and curated art exhibitions.  It's the perfect way to unwind in Plano's favorite historic neighborhood. The December Art & Wine Walk will be held December 8…

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Prestonwood Baptist GOC
$16 - $55
Thursday, December 8, 2016 @ 6:00 pm

The Gift of Christmas featuring The Living Nativity

Prestonwood Baptist Church

The Gift of Christmas is a Prestonwood tradition and one of the highlights of the Christmas season, with thousands of guests attending every year.  This visually stunning multimedia event is complete with special effects, a nearly 1,000-member cast and choir, live orchestra, flying angels and much more! The program will keep you fully engaged for a powerful 90 minutes, the perfect length for every family member to enjoy.  It is complete with all your Christmas favorites, including the beautiful Living…

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Photo courtesy of Edge Dance
$15
Thursday, December 8, 2016 @ 7:00 pm

Elf the Musical JR presented by Edge Dance

Courtyard Theater

Based on the cherished New Line Cinema hit, Elf JR features songs by Tony Award-nominees Matthew Sklar and Chad Beguelin, with a book by Tony Award-winners Thomas Meehan and Bob Martin. Buddy, a young orphan, mistakenly crawls into Santa's bag of gifts and is transported to the North Pole.  The would-be elf is raised, unaware that he is actually a human until his enormous size and poor toy-making abilities cause him to face the truth.  With Santa's permission, Buddy embarks…

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Vegas Stars Scruffy Duffies
Free
Thursday, December 8, 2016 @ 9:30 pm

Live Music Thursdays – Identity Theft

Scruffy Duffies at The Shops at Legacy

Live, high-energy bands every Thursday night at Scruffy Duffies in Plano.  December lineup: December 8 - Identity Theft December 15 - Vegas Stars December 22 - Eternal Motion December 29 - Vegas Stars      

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Prestonwood Baptist GOC
$16 - $55
Friday, December 9, 2016 @ 6:00 pm

The Gift of Christmas featuring The Living Nativity

Prestonwood Baptist Church

The Gift of Christmas is a Prestonwood tradition and one of the highlights of the Christmas season, with thousands of guests attending every year.  This visually stunning multimedia event is complete with special effects, a nearly 1,000-member cast and choir, live orchestra, flying angels and much more! The program will keep you fully engaged for a powerful 90 minutes, the perfect length for every family member to enjoy.  It is complete with all your Christmas favorites, including the beautiful Living…

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Art Centre Theatre Charlie Brown Kind of Christmas
$15
Friday, December 9, 2016 @ 6:00 pm

A Charlie Brown Kind of Christmas

Art Centre Theatre

Join the sensitive and insecure Charlie Brown, brash and bold Lucy, thoughtful and well-spoken Linus, Snoopy and his feathered friends, along with the rest of the "Peanuts" gang on the ACT stage and celebrate the true meaning of Christmas in this heartwarming adaptation of the beloved works of Charles M. Schulz. Mixed age cast.  Runs on select days, Dec 9-18 at the Art Centre Theatre.

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Photo courtesy of Edge Dance
$15
Friday, December 9, 2016 @ 7:00 pm

Elf the Musical JR presented by Edge Dance

Courtyard Theater

Based on the cherished New Line Cinema hit, Elf JR features songs by Tony Award-nominees Matthew Sklar and Chad Beguelin, with a book by Tony Award-winners Thomas Meehan and Bob Martin. Buddy, a young orphan, mistakenly crawls into Santa's bag of gifts and is transported to the North Pole.  The would-be elf is raised, unaware that he is actually a human until his enormous size and poor toy-making abilities cause him to face the truth.  With Santa's permission, Buddy embarks…

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