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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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June 2018
Free
Thursday, June 28, 2018 @ 12:00 pm

Summer Fun Thursdays: Professor Newton

The Shops at Willow Bend

Get out of the summer sun and head to The Shops at Willow Bend for Summer Fun Thursdays!  Each weekly performance is unique, inventive and sure to capture a child’s imagination.   Today's show is Professor Newton. Come along with Professor Newton as he shows you some of the most incredible, interactive science experiences you’ve ever seen!  He will showcase some exciting science demonstrations with a theatrical presentation – made especially for kids! Learn about gravity, air pressure, fluid dynamics, chemical…

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Free
Saturday, June 30, 2018 @ 9:00 am

Willow Bend Farmers Market

The Shops at Willow Bend

Red Tent Markets is hosting a Farmers Market on Saturdays from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm at the Shops at Willow Bend. The market will sell locally grown produce and other goods in the parking lot near the Macy's entrance at the corner of Chapel Hill and Plano Parkway. Over 30 vendors will be in attendance.  Market items include local produce, baked goods, handmade artisan goods, grass fed beef, farm fresh eggs, honey, salsa, plants, and sweet treats.  To participate as…

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Saturday, June 30, 2018 @ 12:00 pm

Celebrate Freedom Festival 2018

Texas Motor Speedway

Mark your calendar for the FREE Celebrate Freedom music festival on June 30th. Celebrate Freedom is the largest single day concert event featuring today's top Christian music artists. Stay tuned for artist lineup.  Tickets will be available at participating locations starting June 6th. Get details here. Photo courtesy of Salem Media and KLTY.

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July 2018
Free
Tuesday, July 3, 2018 @ 4:00 pm

Addison Kaboom Town 2018

Addison Circle Park

For more than three decades, Addison Kaboom Town!® has been named among the top fireworks shows in the country. The spectacular show was named the #2 Independence Day fireworks display by Yahoo.com, and is ranked as one of the top 10 fireworks displays in the country by USA Today, the Wall Street Journal, Travel + Leisure Magazine, and the American Pyrotechnic Association.

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Free
Tuesday, July 3, 2018 @ 6:00 pm

Red, White and Boom on the Bridge 2018

Ronald Kirk Pedestrian Bridge

The downtown Dallas skyline will light up with colorful pyrotechnics to celebrate America’s Independence Day. The festival is free and offers plenty of fun including the fireworks display, music, food, vendors, children's activities and more. The Westbound Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge will be closed to vehicle traffic and open to pedestrians, as is the Ronald Kirk Pedestrian Bridge.  Presented by Mrs. Baird's, City of Dallas and KLUV radio.

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Free
Wednesday, July 4, 2018 @ 10:00 am

Red, White and Boom 2018

McKinney Soccer Complex at Craig Ranch

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…

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Wednesday, July 4, 2018 @ 12:00 pm

Texas Pool Independence Day Party

The Texas Pool

Celebrate freedom on America’s Birthday! The Texas Pool is hosting an Independence Day party from noon to 6:00 pm on the 4th of July. Food, pool games and fun!  The snack bar will be open and the grills will be hot. Coolers welcome, no alcohol please. Coolers with food and non-alcoholic beverages welcome. Veterans and active duty military get in free with military ID.  Texas pool members free. Everyone else is $10 per person or $30 per family. The historic…

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Free
Wednesday, July 4, 2018 @ 2:00 pm

Fort Worth’s Fourth 2018

Panther Island Pavilion

It's a day of family fun at Fort Worth's Independence Day party at Panther Island Pavilion. Pack swimsuits, towels and tubes for an afternoon of swimming and tubing in the Trinity River. Tubes and life jacket rentals are free (first come, first served). Kids can also head over to the free kid zone for age-friendly activities such as pony rides and face painting.  Cover bands Poo Live Crew (6 p.m.) and Downtown Fever (8 p.m.) will keep the crowd entertained.…

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Free
Wednesday, July 4, 2018 @ 4:00 pm

Frisco Freedom Fest 2018

Toyota Stadium

Frisco Freedom Fest 2018 is Wednesday, July 4. Don't miss your once-in-a-year chance to celebrate our nation's birthday with fantastic food, great music and aaahhh-worthy fireworks! Please remember, Frisco Freedom Fest is a family-oriented event - no alcohol is allowed and dogs should stay home.  The real star of Frisco Freedom Fest is one of the largest fireworks finales in all of North Texas! This year’s 20 minute show will rival any in our area. Fireworks start at approximately 10 p.m. on…

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Free
Wednesday, July 4, 2018 @ 4:00 pm

Star Spangled Spectacular 2018

Firewheel Town Center

Firewheel Town Center, in conjunction with the City of Garland, will celebrate our nation’s independence with a full afternoon of family fun during Star Spangled Spectacular from 4 p.m. until 9 p.m. on July 4.  Families will enjoy face-painting, bounce houses, caricature artists, balloon twisters, strolling entertainment, food trucks and more. 92.1 Hank FM Party Patrol will be onsite from 4 to 7 p.m. with games, giveaways and more fun. Hi Definition will perform live on the main stage from…

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