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Join Us for National Travel & Tourism Week (May 7-13)
 
 
 
 
(Friday-Sunday)
unique upscale vintage-inspired indoor market featuring vintage inspired home décor, original art, antiques, jewelry, handmade treasures, clothing, outdoor furnishings, architectural salvage, repurposed, and more. Unique vendors, live music, and food!  10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. $10 ticket Friday provides entrance all three days. Saturday & Sunday, $5 each. Myers Park & Event Center, 7117 CR 166.
 
 
 
 
 
Celebration (Saturday)
Enjoy a mini music festival to celebrate TUPPS' second anniversary with music throughout the day, food trucks onsite, and 20 different beers on tap! Ages 21 and up.
Two ticket options available: $45 provides early entry access to the newest and limited beers on tap, a tasting card (pick 8 pours of your choice, each pour is 8 ounces), TUPPS t-shirt, and a souvenir glass; and the $25 general admission with entry at 1 p.m. which includes a tasting card (pick 8 pours of your choice, each pour is 8 ounces) and a souvenir glass.
 
 
 
 
 
by Will and Crystal Yates (Sunday)
Special Farmers Market at Sunset with musical guests Will and Crystal Yates. Vendors from the Farmers Market will sell ready to eat foods and beverages. Bring your friends and family to this unique event. Proceeds benefit the Dulaney House restoration. 5-7 p.m. General admission is $20; tickets are available online. 315 S. Chestnut at Chestnut Square Historic Village.
 
 
 
 
 
(Friday-Sunday)
Jim has been creating art for galleries and private collectors since 1987. He lives in McKinney and exhibits in McKinney, Dallas and Fredericksburg. Friday, 5-8 p.m.; Saturday, 5-9 p.m.; and Sunday, 2-4 p.m. At The Cove, 402 N. Tennessee Free.
 
 
 
 
 
Heard Natural Science Museum
& Wildlife Sanctuary
1 Nature Place, 972-562-5566

Nature Story Time (Friday)
Story times are designed for young children, introducing a different nature-themed book each week. 30-45 minutes depending on the book.
Included in general admission; free for Heard Members. 10:30 a.m.

Night Hike: Explore the thrilling sights, smells, and sounds of night with Heard Trail Guides. Night hikers will be encouraged to sharpen their senses to be able to spot signs of animal life and learn more about the inhabitants of the Heard. Preregistration is required for all night hikes. 8-9 p.m. Included in cost of admission to museum.
 
 
 
 
 
Odysseus N. Texas Chamber Orchestra: Beethoven Symphony No.5 (Saturday)
McKinney's very own multi-award winning orchestra finishes off the season with the resounding and glorious Symphony No. 5 by Beethoven and Schumann's Cello Concerto in A Minor in which the orchestra will be joined by rising star Russell Houston on cello. 8-9:30 p.m. $18 adult, $14 seniors and students. General admission at McKinney Performing Arts Center, 111 N. Tennessee. 
 
 
 
 
 
LIVE ENTERTAINMENT
Cadillac Pizza Pub:  Buffalo Ruckus Unplugged (Thur.); Lindsay Hightower Band (Fri.); Beer Garden featuring Ron Bultongez at noon, Chant Duplantier at 9 p.m. (Sat.)
The Celt Irish Pub: String Theory (Thur.); Vince Lujan (Fri.); Jeffrey Phillips Band at 5 p.m., The Santa Fe Line at 8 p.m. (Sat.); Sarah Copus at 10:30 a.m.,TIMES Irish Music Session, 3-6 p.m.; John McLaughlin, 6:30-8:30 p.m. (Sun.)
Dempsey's Place: Sean & Faye (Thur.); Go Solo (Fri.); What? (Sat.)
Eclair Bistro: Ladies Night with Music by Aaron Burton (shown, Thurs.); Jazz Lounge upstairs (Fri.-Sat.)
Hank's Texas Grill: Davis Allen (Thur.); Shinyribs (Fri.); Charlie Robison (Sat.)
Lone Star Wine Cellars: Greg Hargrove (Thur.); Audry Oliver (Fri.); Ryan Rhynes (Sat.); Nelson Miller (Sun.)
Lounge at Rick's: Jim Stewart (Thur.); JR Clark (Fri.); Tyla Taylor & Buzz Andrews (Sat.)
TUPPS Brewery: Anton and the Colts - no cover, 3-5 p.m.(Sun.) 
Zin Zen Wine Bistro:  Wyatt Martin (Thur.); The Presumption (Fri.); Sabrina Taylor (Sat.); 
 
 
 
 
 
We honor McKinney's more than 1,000 small businesses during this special week! We challenge you to support the many locally-owned shops & restaurants that make McKinney a special destination this week ... and every week!
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
For more information on city events, check the calendar
online at VisitMcKinney.com or call 888-649-8499.​
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Join the McKinney CVB in celebrating annual National Travel & Tourism Week. Our blog details the plans we have in store this coming week.
 
 
 
 
 
TOURS & MORE

THURSDAY-SATURDAY
World War I Exhibit: Honoring the Collin County residents who served 100 years ago. IPads provide interactive experience. At the Collin County Historical Society Museum, 300 E. Virginia. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Free admission.

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. 

721 Anderson (at the Cotton Mill); Open at 11 a.m. Food trucks, live music.

Farmers Market: 8 a.m.-noon at Chestnut Square Historic Village, 315 S. Chestnut.

Run Baby Run: Hope Women’s Center is hosting its 3rd annual 10K/5K/1 Mile/Fun Run at Cockrill Middle School (Hardin at White). On-site registration and packet pickup at 6:45 a.m.. fun run at 7:45 a.m., 1-K and 5K at 8:15 a.m. Online registration is open until Friday at 11:59 p.m.

Cultural Music Series: The first in this 2017 series features the music and fun of a Cinco de Mayo Fiesta. Free admission. 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at Old Settlers recreation Center, 1201 E. Louisiana.

Community Garage Sale & Craft Fair: Also at Old Settlers Recreation Center. 8 a.m.-2 p.m.

 
 
 
 
 
Order 66 Toys at 111 S. Chestnut is hosting a Star Wars Weekend, starting with Star Wars Day (Friday, May 4). Special Star Wars appearance and autographs on Saturday and Sunday!
 
 
 
 
 


STAY THE NIGHT
McKinney hotels, B&Bs and crafting retreats offer a wide range of options when staying overnight in town. 
​​Find lodging links at VisitMcKinney.com or call 888-649-8499.
 
 
 
 
 


UPDATED DOWNTOWN PARKING MAP
Click the map to see a larger map ad and an update of the downtown parking situation. 
 
 
 
            
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