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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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October 2018

Oct 24, 2018 - Jan 4, 2019

Mayhem on the Interurban

Interurban Railway Museum

A Dark Story Mayhem on the Interurban features the disasters and crimes that happened on Texas' interurban systems. The history of the Texas Electric Railway is riddled with stories about head-on train crashes, car/train accidents, and deadly mistakes by locals with little respect for the trains and the electricity that powered them.  Features In addition to wall panels, this exhibit will feature artifacts from the Johnnie J. Myers Collections and items on loan to us from the Plano Police Department.  Free Admission: Donations…

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November 2018

Nov 9, 2018 - Dec 24, 2018

Visit Santa In The Ice Palace

The Shops at Willow Bend

On Friday, Nov. 9 Santa Claus arrived at the Ice Palace located near Macy’s. Inspired by the magic of winter, the Ice Palace features a 30-foot globe encircled with a series of majestic arches and smaller globes that appear to be carved from ice. Visitors will be immersed with magical vignettes of polar animal footage and, upon entering the largest dome, see and feel falling snow and a captivating video and light show. Before leaving the Ice Palace, visitors will…

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Nov 23, 2018 - Dec 24, 2018

Wrapping for Kindness to Benefit Operation Kindness

Santa’s gift wrapping elves are on hand to make your gifts look like the most special treasure your loved one has ever received. For a small donation, Operation Kindness volunteers will wrap and adorn your presents to ensure each one glows with magical holiday charm. From Dec. 1 through Christmas Eve, bring your gifts to the Operation Kindness wrapping station at the Barnes & Noble store at Park and Preston in Plano. The wrapping elves will wrap everything – including…

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December 2018

Dec 1, 2018 - Dec 30, 2018

Deerfield Holiday Lights

Deerfield Subdivision in Plano – See Map

Deerfield is located in Northwest Plano between Preston Rd. and Coit Rd. Enter from Legacy on Colonnade or Archgate. Watch all signs, drive carefully and enjoy the holiday lights!  They are usually on between the hours of 7pm-10pm during the entire month of December. Should you decide to walk the neighborhood, please park on a street at the far north part of Deerfield, close to Quincy Rd. and not on one of our busy streets (OLD POND, STATEN ISLAND OR PENBROOK) as…

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Dec 8, 2018 - Feb 2, 2019

Benton Downs Photography Exhibition

The ArtCentre of Plano

Show of artistic landscape and architecture photographs from around the world by award-winning photographers, David Downs and Barry Benton. Photographs are available for purchase. Artist Reception - December 8, 2018 6:00 - 8:00 pm

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$18 – $55
Dec 8, 2018 - Dec 16, 2018

The Gift of Christmas featuring The Living Nativity

Prestonwood Baptist Church

The Music & Worship Ministry of Prestonwood Baptist Church is pleased to announce that tickets for The Gift of Christmas featuring the Living Nativity are NOW available for purchase online at ! You will not want to miss what has become a highlight of the Prestonwood Christmas season. Hurry and get your tickets before they sell out! The Gift of Christmas is a Prestonwood tradition and one of the highlights of the Christmas season, with thousands of guests attending…

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Dec 10, 2018 - Dec 22, 2018

The Salvation Army “12 Days of Giving”

“12 Days of Giving” provides compassionate people the opportunity to support The Salvation Army’s year-round programs with monetary donations to programs listed on giving tags. Where: The Grand Court at The Shops at Willow Bend during Mall Hours.

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Dec 10, 2018 - Dec 24, 2018

Wrap It Up at The Shops at Willow Bend

The Shops at Willow Bend

The Shops at Willow Bend has partnered with Congregation Beth Torah to provide free gift wrap for our shoppers on the busiest days of the season. They will take care of your entire holiday gift wrapping needs. Volunteers will gladly wrap any merchandise purchased from one of the retailers at The Shops at Willow Bend complimentary (donations accepted) to bring holiday cheer. It truly is the most wonderful time of the year!

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Wednesday, December 12, 2018 @ 7:15 pm

Studio Movie Grill Classics Holiday Favorites

Studio Movie Grill Plano

THE SMG EXPERIENCE Whether you come early or stay late, we'll set the mood to socialize and connect. Once inside, enjoy custom luxury recliners, laser projection and Q-SYS sound systems paired with an American Grill menu, full-service bar and in theater dining. Service buttons are placed at every seat, so your server instantly knows when you need to place an order or need assistance, and we'll deliver your order directly to your seat anytime during the show. During this holiday…

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$12 – $18
Thursday, December 13, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

Downtown Plano Art and Wine Walk: Winter Onesie-land

Downtown Plano Arts District

Don't miss the final Wine Walk of 2018!  The Downtown Plano Art & Wine Walk is the perfect way to unwind in Plano’s favorite historic neighborhood. Get an early start to the weekend by sipping selected wines at your favorite shops throughout the Downtown Plano Arts District while enjoying live music, curated art exhibits and shopping discounts just for Wine Walkers. The Art & Wine Walk takes place on the second Thursday of every month from April to December with a…

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