We've updated last week's blog with even more New Year's Eve events to help you in planning a New Year's Eve out on the town. We'll continue to update it as we learn of more events.
 
 
 
 
 
At The Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary, 1 Nature Place, 972-562-5566. Exhibits & talks included in admission. Museum closes at 3 p.m. on New Year's Eve (Sat.) and is closed on New Year's Day (Sun.).

Dinosaurs Live (shown, thru Feb. 19) Encounter the 46-foot T-Rex and his life-size animatronic dinosaur friends along the nature trails. Regular hours. Tues.-Sat., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
 
 
 
 
 
LIVE ENTERTAINMENT
Cadillac Pizza Pub: Open Mic night (Thur.); Texas Flood (Fri.); NYE Party with Mark Sena's Funk Machine (Sat.)
The Celt Irish Pub: Irish Rogues (Thur.); Aaron Burton, 7-10 p.m. and What? Classic Rock, 8-11:30 p.m. (Fri.); New Year's Eve in Dublin, 4-6:30 p.m.; After 5 Band, 8-11 p.m. (Sat.)
Hank's Texas Grill: Cameran Nelson (Thur.); Uncle Lucius (Fri.); Zane Williams NYE Party with opening act Hunter Hutchinson (Sat.)
Lone Star Wine Cellars: Eddie Goodson (Thur.); Steve Brummet (Fri.); Afterlight (Sat.)
The Lounge at Rick's: Live Music (Thur.-Fri.)
TUPPS Brewery: Kevin Deal Band (Sat.)
Zin Zen Wine Bistro:  Wyatt Martin (Thur.); Earshot Trio (Fri.) See Blog link above for New Year's Eve seatings on Saturday
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Also check our calendar at VisitMcKinney.com 
or call the MCVB at 214-544-1407 
or toll-free at 888-649-8499.​ ​
 
 
 
 
 
The staff of the McKinney Convention & Visitors Bureau wishes you a very Happy New Year. We're looking forward to another great year for McKinney in 2017!
 
 
 
 
TOURS

THURSDAY
Heard-Craig House: 205 W. Hunt. Thursdays at 1 p.m. $10 for Tour & Tea.

THURSDAY-SATURDAY
Chestnut Square Historic Village: 315 Chestnut. Tour the buildings, 11 a.m.

SATURDAY
Franconia Brewery Tour & Tastings: $5. 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at 495 McKinney Pkwy. Open New Year's Eve for tour.

721 Anderson (at the Cotton Mill); Open at 11 a.m.
 
 
 
 
Click to access the web map or pick up a pocket map at the McKinney CVB visitors center at 200 W. Virginia.
 
 
 
 
McKinney hotels and B&Bs offer a wide range of options for staying the night. ​​Find lodging links at VisitMcKinney.com
or call the McKinney CVB at
888-649-8499 for assistance.
 
 
            
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