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Find Your Holiday 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.

Please note: We are doing our best to confirm events in our city during this time. However, it is advised for you to look at event websites/social media or contact event organizers directly prior to attending an event to confirm if it is still happening.

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Grand Opening at The District of Willow Bend

Celebrate the opening of our first five fabulous new restaurants at the Shops at Willow Bend – and help our chefs support the important work of the JUNIOR LEAGUE OF COLLIN COUNTY!

Enjoy a festive cocktail reception followed by a progressive dining experience of plated tastings specially prepared for this occasion by our amazing chefs: Patricio Sandoval, MEXICAN BAR CO. COCINA, Omar Flores, WHISTLE BRITCHES, John Tesar, KNIFE, Jalal Chanaa and Adham Shanaa, TERRA MEDITERRANEAN and Russell Hayward, ASCENSION.

Cap the evening with desserts, coffee, music by the Georgia Bridgewater Orchestra and a spectacular finale on new outdoor patio!

Attire: Evening Casual 

Complimentary Valet parking at new mall entrance

Tickets for this all-inclusive dining experience are $125 and can be purchased through Eventbrite.


Pick up your Chefs’ Tasting Evening Passport at our Early Check In to avoid lines on Thursday evening!

Early Check In: Sept. 28 – Oct. 3

Mall Hours

Willow Bend Concierge Center, lower level near Macy’s

Same-Day Check In: Oct. 4

4 pm – 6 pm

Ascension Court, inside new mall entrance


5 pm: Cocktail Reception hosted by ASCENSION and CALIFORNIA PIZZA KITCHEN

Ascension Court, inside our new mall entrance

6:15 pm: Progressive Dining Experience hosted by KNIFE, MEXICAN BAR CO. COCINA, TERRA MEDITERRANEAN and WHISTLE BRITCHES

9 pm: Coffee & dessert hosted by ASCENSION and NEIMAN MARCUS MARIPOSA

Live performance by Georgia Bridgwater Orchestra

Spectacular Finale

New Outdoor Patio

Event Details

Thursday, October 4, 2018
Time: 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Event Website
The Shops at Willow Bend
6121 W Park Blvd
Plano, TX 75093 United States
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Venue Phone Number: 972-202-7110
Cost: $125