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Taking to the Skies: 37th Annual Plano Balloon Festival

UPDATE: For 2017 event information, click here.  Each September, Plano hosts the magic and majesty of ballooning during the largest balloon festival in Texas. About 50 balloons will take to the sky Sept. 23-25 for the 37th annual 2016 Plano Balloon Festival at Oak Point Park. The festival features five balloon launches at 6 p.m. Friday, […]

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National Dog Day

UPDATE: See the latest post here. Man’s best friend. Travel Companion. Food supervisor. Walking buddy. These are all traits of one of our favorite pets – a dog. Recently Plano was named the 15th Most Pet-Friendly City by WalletHub. On this National Dog Day, we’d like to share pet-friendly hotels and restaurant patios as well […]

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Visit Plano & Plano Centre Staff Earn Prestigious Designations

Mark Thompson Earns CDME Designation Mark Thompson, Director of Visit Plano, has earned the prestigious Certified Destination Management Executive (CDME) designation. Thompson was recognized along with some 40 other graduates at the 2016 Annual Destination Marketing Association International (DMAI) convention on August 3rd in Minneapolis, MN.  DMAI is recognized as a leader in the destination […]

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National Waffle Day

National Waffle Day is August 24th! We’ve come up with a list of restaurants in Plano with waffles and the ever-so-popular (and delicious) chicken & waffles. Dive right in! Waffles Bread Winners Hash House A Go Go Little Gus Cafe Main Street Bakery & Bistro Mi Dia from Scratch – brunch only Mignon – brunch only […]

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Stay in Plano, Get Home Sooner

Fletcher’s Corny Dogs, fried butter, turkey legs, fried Thanksgiving dinner, and chicken fried bacon; oh, and of course, the Midway, shopping, live music, auto show, football, and livestock. Find all this and so much more at the State Fair of Texas September 30 through October 23 at Fair Park!  For 130 years, the State Fair […]

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