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Plano, Texas
2000 East Spring Creek Pkwy.
Plano, TX 75086
VisitPlano@plano.gov
1-800-81-PLANO
www.visitplano.com
Plano, Texas

Events in Plano

Plano has a thriving events calendar full of unique activities throughout the year. Holidays make for an especially great time to visit, with entertainment available in downtown or one of Plano’s fine parks.

From cultural festivals and seasonal celebrations to arts events, there are always fun events in Plano. The following are some of the most popular annual events and festivals in Plano to attend during your next visit.

 

 


January

Martin Luther King Celebration
Plano celebrates Dr. King’s legacy with activities that take place over the course of a week, all open to the public. Festivities include a leadership breakfast, fair, unity walk, and tribute with recitations by young students.
2800 East Spring Creek Parkway
Plano, TX 75074


March

Texas Music Revolution
Beginning in 2016, the long-running music festival produced by local country station KHYI “The Range” goes down in Plano’s Oak Point Park. Expect the two stages to feature the same mix of Americana, country, and folk the station is known for.
2801 East Spring Creek Parkway
Plano, TX 75074


April

TEDxPlano
Held in early spring, TEDxPlano is a locally organized conference modeled after the popular national series that brings together leading thinkers on a panoply of subjects. Past presentations have covered slavery, drones, social media and politics, and human trafficking.
1509 Avenue H
Plano, TX 75074

April - November

Downtown Plano Art & Wine Walk
Every second Thursday April to November, sample selected wines, hear live music, and enjoy curated art exhibits at your favorite shops in the downtown arts district.
Downtown
Plano, TX 75074


May

AsiaFest
Experience Asian fashion, martial arts, music, and more at the annual Asian-American Heritage Festival in Haggard Park. The kids can try musical instruments or paint while you track down the best Thai, Chinese, Indian, and Japanese food.
901 East 15th Street
Plano, TX 75074


June

Let’s Play Gaming Expo
Are some of your best friends named Mario, Luigi, Link, and Sonic? Then don’t miss this celebration of all things gaming, including a Smash Bros. tournament, Tetris world championship qualifier, 90-plus classic arcade cabinets, and other rad stuff.
2000 East Spring Creek Parkway
Plano, TX 75074


July

All-American Fourth
Choreographed music accompanies the explosions at Plano’s Independence Day fireworks show in Oak Point Park. Bring your blankets or lawn chairs and celebrate with your fellow patriots.
2801 East Spring Creek Parkway
Plano, TX 75074


September

Plano Balloon Festival
Come for the brightly colored flying orbs and stay for the fireworks, skydivers, kid’s games, food, and entertainment at this beloved annual event.
5901 Los Rios Boulevard
Plano, TX 75074


October

Plano International Festival
This cultural affair in Haggard Park includes a flag parade, international art exhibit, music and dance performances, a wellness fair with free health screenings, and more.
901 East 15th Street
Plano, TX 75074


November

SlingFest
Move over, Thanksgiving. Plano has a new best November event. After all, why would you want to just eat food when you could sling it hundreds of feet with a trebuchet? Bring your homemade catapult and compete for the title.
5901 Los Rios Boulevard
Plano, TX 75074


December

Dickens in Historic Downtown Plano
This Christmas event in Plano gets its name from the storytelling you can hear during the event in downtown’s Haggard Park. There will also be a tree lighting, carolers and other performers, food vendors, and a visit from the man in the red suit.
901 East 15th Street
Plano, TX 75074

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Plano, Texas
2000 East Spring Creek Pkwy.
Plano, TX 75086
1-800-81-PLANO
www.visitplano.com
Plano, Texas

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