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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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Red, White and Boom 2018

Celebrate Independence Day in McKinney! Activities are available for the entire family. A full day of free hometown fun! The City of McKinney celebrates the Fourth of July at Red, White and BOOM! with free family activities, live entertainment and a spectacular fireworks show Wednesday, July 4, 2018. Red, White and BOOM! kicks off Independence Day with downtown events: a hometown parade at 10 a.m., a classic car, truck and cycle show and a block party right after the parade. Families can also explore the many dining and shopping options that downtown has to offer. Evening festivities resume at the McKinney Soccer Complex at Craig Ranch with music, food, kids’ activities, a concert and a fireworks display. All Red, White and BOOM! activities are free and open to the public. For more information about the event call 972-547-7480. Red, White and BOOM! is presented by the City of McKinney and Craig Ranch.


  • Downtown parade – 10 a.m. 

  • Yankee Doodle Block Party – 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

  • Classic car, truck and cycle show – 1-5 p.m.

  • Downtown activities map

  • Family fun activities at Craig Ranch begin at 5:30 p.m.

  • Trey Allen Band – 6:30-7:15 p.m.

  • Blacktop Mojo – 8-9:30 p.m.

  • Fireworks display and Sounds of America simulcast music – 9:45 p.m.

Additional Information

  • All Red, White and BOOM! activities are free and open to the general public.

  • Alcohol is not allowed at the event.

  • Coolers are allowed, however absolutely no alcohol or grilling on-site.

  • Food and drink are available for purchase in the food vendor area.

  • Handicap parking is available at the north entrance.

  • For the safety of your pets and others, pets are not allowed at the events at McKinney Soccer Complex.

Event Details

Wednesday, July 4, 2018
Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 pm