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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 2019

Monday, September 2, 2019 @ 8:45 am

Blackland Triathlon & Little Buggy Kids Tri: A Labor Day Tradition!

Oak Point Recreation Center

Join us Monday September 2, 2019 for a family-friendly, fun time! Race day features a kids race, sprint triathlon, sprint aquabike and sprint aquathlon ending with a labor day cookout in the Oak Point Amphitheater. Dont miss out, register today! EVENT INFORMATION Race distances: Sprint Triathlon 300M Pool Swim | 15 mile Bike | 3.1 mile run Sprint Aquabike 300M Pool Swim | 15 mile Bike Sprint Aquathlon 300M Pool Swim | 3.1 mile run The minimum age to compete…

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$10 – $30
Monday, September 2, 2019 @ 12:00 pm

Labor Day Party at the Texas Pool

The Texas Pool

Celebrate the last days of summer with a Texas Pool Party on Labor Day. Enjoy authentic Texas Pool Hot Dogs fresh off the grill, and the snack bar will be open. Play traditional pool games and enter the Cannonball Contest. Make a donation to the Texas Pool Foundation and score a chance to win a Texas Pool T-shirt. Coolers with food and non-alcoholic beverages are welcome. $10/person or $30/family. Members are free. #SwimAcrossTexas #LovePlano Photo by David Woo, DMN

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Saturday, September 7, 2019 @ 8:00 am

We Can Learn 5K

Oak Point Park Special Events Field

Come out and join us for the inaugural We Can Learn 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run! This family-friendly event features a USATF-Certified 5K Course. Both of the 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run are open to all ages and abilities. Small snacks and water will be provided. No pets are permitted. This 5K benefits We Can Learn - a non-profit organization committed to making a meaningful impact in education through philanthropic giving and service that supports equitable and innovative…

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$20 – $75
Saturday, September 21, 2019 @ 7:30 am

Plano Balloon Festival Half Marathon/10K/5K/1K

Red Tail Amphitheater

Love is soaring with savings for the Plano Balloon Festival Races and there’s much to love about early registration fees.  The Sky High Challenge will have your heart racing when you complete the 5k on Saturday, September 21 and the Half Marathon on Sunday, September 22. Or get that heartbeat fluttering with the Elevate Challenge when you complete the 5K and 10K distances. Either way, you’ll adore the third commemorative bonus finisher medal as a reward for going the extra distance. Sign-up now to receive the early registration fee…

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$20 – $75
Sunday, September 22, 2019 @ 7:00 am

Plano Balloon Festival Half Marathon/10K/5K/1K

Red Tail Amphitheater

Love is soaring with savings for the Plano Balloon Festival Races and there’s much to love about early registration fees.  The Sky High Challenge will have your heart racing when you complete the 5k on Saturday, September 21 and the Half Marathon on Sunday, September 22. Or get that heartbeat fluttering with the Elevate Challenge when you complete the 5K and 10K distances. Either way, you’ll adore the third commemorative bonus finisher medal as a reward for going the extra distance. Sign-up now to receive the early registration fee…

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Free
Saturday, September 28, 2019 @ 8:30 am

Plano Families First

Plano Event Center

Join Mayor Harry LaRosiliere at this year's family-friendly Plano Families First Fall Fair on Saturday, September 28 at Plano Event Center! There will be on-site health and vision screenings, flu shots, job fair, community resource booths, fitness demos, soccer skills, photo booth, puppet shows, crafts and entertainment. For more information about Plano Families First, including partner information and exhibitor pricing, contact Vicki Wait at vicki@vwaitgroup.com

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October 2019

Oct 12, 2019 - Oct 13, 2019

Haunted Family Campout

Oak Point Park and Nature Preserve

Join us at Oak Point Park & Nature Preserve for an evening of outdoor games, nature walks, story-telling near the fire, s’mores, and family fun! There will be a tent decorating contest, pumpkin painting, and be sure to bring some candy for ‘tent or treating’. Children under 2 are free. Dinner and a light breakfast are included. Register by Sept. 23 to guarantee a t-shirt. A minimum number of tents are available to rent from the Parks and Recreation Department.…

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November 2019

$29.99 – $50.00
Thursday, November 28, 2019 @ 7:15 am

Plano Turkey Trot 5K Run/Walk

Red Tail Amphitheater

American Turkey Tradition We are excited to announce that the Plano Turkey Trot has come together with Thanksgiving runs from around the nation to from a multi city running festival called the American Turkey Tradition. Now, in addition to running with everyone at your local event you will be able to come together with runners from around the country in the World’s Largest Thanksgiving running festival: Connect with 60,000 runners from around the country: -National leader board, see results tab…

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December 2019

Saturday, December 7, 2019 @ 8:00 am

2019 Jingle Bell Run-Plano

The Boardwalk at Granite Park

Get your jingle on at the MOST FUN & FESTIVE holiday fun-run around – all to battle the #1 cause of disability! The Arthritis Foundation’s Jingle Bell Run is the original festive race for charity. It’s where you can strut your stuff in your favorite holiday costume and FEEL GOOD about DOING GOOD. Together, we’ll jingle all the way to a cure – and have a fantastic time every step we take! Bring a team of friends, family and co-workers…

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March 2020

Mar 21, 2020 - Mar 22, 2020

Welcome to the Texas Fly Fishing & Brew Festival!

Plano Event Center

Make plans now to attend the fourth annual Texas Fly Fishing & Brew Festival (TFFF) on March 21-22, 2020, in Plano, Texas. This one-of-a-kind, family-friendly event will be held at the Plano Center approximately 20 miles north of Dallas, with easy access from Route 75. The indoor/outdoor venue means that attendees can have the best of both worlds: Attendees can check out a myriad of fly fishing manufacturers indoors, attend various lectures on techniques and topics interesting to fly anglers…

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