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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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September 2018

$22 – $35
Sep 22, 2018 - Oct 31, 2018

Screamin’ Green Hauntoween at Crayola Experience

The Crayola Experience

Screamin’ Green Hauntoween is September 22– October 31! This spooktacular, Halloween-inspired, annual event will feature themed activities, including on-site trick-or-treating, a colorful new scavenger hunt and more. Get ready to get ZOMBIFIED with zombie crafts as well as pose with themed character cut-outs and enjoy a live, slime-themed show – all in addition to the attraction’s usual 22 hands-on, creative activities! Screamin’ Green Hauntoween is included with the price of admission. Regular admission to Crayola Experience is $21.99 at the door or…

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$14 – $40
Sep 28, 2018 - Oct 21, 2018

State Fair of Texas

Fair Park Dallas

COME CELEBRATE ALL THINGS TEXAN! Since its establishment in 1886, the State Fair of Texas has promoted Texas agriculture, education, and community involvement through quality entertainment in a family-friendly environment. As a nonprofit organization, the Fair advocates for the community and is committed to preserving Fair Park – building on its legacy as a National Historic Landmark. At 24 consecutive days, the State Fair of Texas is the longest-running fair in the nation, as well as one of the largest.…

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October 2018

Free
Oct 13, 2018 - Oct 26, 2018

Global Reflections: Art, the Universal Language – a Multicultural Art Exhibit

The Gallery @ Courtyard

As part of the 2018 Plano International Festival, Plano Art Association will stage an important art exhibit at Gallery@Courtyard through October 26. This will coincide with the 14th annual Plano International Festival on October 13 in downtown Plano. The exhibit will primarily feature the work of Plano Art Association members, in addition to other artists from the North Texas area.  The theme of the show is “Global Reflections. Art, the Universal Language.” “The fifty-plus works will indeed be a global…

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$175
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 @ 8:45 am

North Texas Facing Family Violence Conference

Collin College – Spring Creek Campus

Over 250 mental health, law enforcement, legal and faith professionals will gather at the Spring Creek campus of Collin College this October 17-19, 2018 for the 16th annual North Texas Facing Family Violence Conference. The conference is presented by the Collin County Council on Family Violence, an initiative of the Junior League of Collin County. In it's 16th year, this conference provides continuing education to many disciplines including law enforcement, prosecutors, faith leaders, mental health providers, and other allied professionals.…

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Wednesday, October 17, 2018 @ 7:00 pm

Hub Streat’s Battle of the Bands

Hub Streat

Presented by Hub Streat and Texas Select Radio, 25 bands will compete for the chance to receive a cash prize of $1000!  Competition starts on October 3, will feature new bands and run every Wednesday until November 14 from 7:30 - 10:00 pm when the grand prize winner will be announced.  As the internet is a judge of its own, artists will also have an opportunity to have their fans vote for them via social media along with judges on site.  The bands…

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$175
Thursday, October 18, 2018 @ 8:30 am

North Texas Facing Family Violence Conference

Collin College – Spring Creek Campus

Over 250 mental health, law enforcement, legal and faith professionals will gather at the Spring Creek campus of Collin College this October 17-19, 2018 for the 16th annual North Texas Facing Family Violence Conference. The conference is presented by the Collin County Council on Family Violence, an initiative of the Junior League of Collin County. In it's 16th year, this conference provides continuing education to many disciplines including law enforcement, prosecutors, faith leaders, mental health providers, and other allied professionals.…

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$175
Friday, October 19, 2018 @ 8:00 am

North Texas Facing Family Violence Conference

Collin College – Spring Creek Campus

Over 250 mental health, law enforcement, legal and faith professionals will gather at the Spring Creek campus of Collin College this October 17-19, 2018 for the 16th annual North Texas Facing Family Violence Conference. The conference is presented by the Collin County Council on Family Violence, an initiative of the Junior League of Collin County. In it's 16th year, this conference provides continuing education to many disciplines including law enforcement, prosecutors, faith leaders, mental health providers, and other allied professionals.…

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Steinfest
Free
Friday, October 19, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

Plano Steinfest 2018

Downtown Plano Arts District

Celebrate Steinfest in the Arts District Join Downtown Plano on October 19 & 20 for our 4th Annual Fall Festival! Prost, Plano! Summer is coming to a close, and we are getting ready for Steinfest 2018! This free, family-friendly, Oktoberfest-style event is hosted by the Historic Downtown Plano Association and celebrates outstanding beer, great food and the right kind of polka music to get you and your friends dancing in the street. Mark your calendars- we hope to see you there!…

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Free
Friday, October 19, 2018 @ 7:00 pm

The District’s Concert Series at Willow Bend

The Shops at Willow Bend

The Tastes and Tributes concert series will take place outdoors in The District, Willow Bend's new and exciting restaurant area! Friday October 5th, 7 PM - 9 PM Dallas' own tribute to the hottest band on the country charts today: Little Big Town, has paralleled the group in an unprecedented way. Covering all of their songs, in perfect harmony. Saturday October 6th, 7 PM - 9 PM Beatlemania64 presents a live multimedia musical journey through the life and times of…

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Free
Saturday, October 20, 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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