Above: Memorial Day Tribute at Pecan Grove Cemetery
 
 
 
 
Downtown McKinney Events

Bike the Bricks (CANCELLED!)
Due to the threat of severe weather, Bike the Bricks and accompanying activities scheduled for Friday, May 27 in Historic Downtown McKinney have been cancelled. The City of McKinney holds the safety of our athletes, spectators and volunteers as its primary concern. Check the McKinney Main Street website for more information.
 
CONCERTS TO MOVE INSIDE MPAC!
Live entertainment will relocate to the Courtroom Theater at McKinney Performing Arts Center, 111 N. Tennessee St. The public is invited to attend free concerts by Crystal Yates at 8 p.m. followed by Taylor Phelan at 9 p.m. Seats are limited and based on a first come, first served basis.

Classics on the Square Car Show (Saturday)
The Morning Maniacs will host Classics on the Square Car Show from 7:30-10:30 a.m. Check out some amazing cars and trucks, enjoy some breakfast and maybe a little shopping too. Downtown McKinney.

 
 
 
 
 
Ceremonies for Memorial Day

Honoring the Fallen (Saturday)
The McKinney Armed Services Memorial Board is hosting the 2016 Memorial Day Ceremony at the 
Veterans Memorial Park. During the ceremony, local Gold Star families will be honored as attendees pay tribute to six new names being added to the Wall of Honor on the Collin County Veterans Memorial. The park is located at 6053 Weiskopf Avenue in Craig Ranch. 10 a.m.-10:30 a.m. 

Pecan Grove Memorial Day Ceremony (Monday)
This ceremony honors the men and women who shaped our country in both big ways and small by keeping their final resting place beautiful and peaceful. Veterans are invited to wear their uniforms. All guests are encouraged to bring a lawn chair. Local musicians, military personnel and first responders in addition to local, county and state elected officials all take part. At Pecan Grove Historic Cemetery at the corner of Industrial and Highway 5/McDonald. 10-11 a.m. with pre-ceremony music by the McKinney Community Band starting at 9:30 a.m.
 
 
 
 
 
(Friday)
Pete Weise is a professional guitarist and educator based in Dallas. Pete will perform at The Sanctuary Event Center in Adriatica with 100% of the proceeds benefiting the McKinney Boyd Engineering Booster Organization to support engineering projects like the Living Roof Project. Doors open at 7 p.m., the show starts at 8 p.m. VIP tables with seating for four are $158.49. Reserved seats on the floor are $27.24. 
 
 
 
 
 
North Texas Butterfly House & Garden (Opens Saturday)
Walk among free-flying native butterflies and other pollinators in our Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden at the Heard Museum, 1 Nature Place. The butterfly house includes native species, which vary by season and which are available from suppliers. This exhibit is open during normal museum hours and is included in general admission. 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
 
 
 
 
 
LIVE ENTERTAINMENT
Cadillac Pizza Pub: Open Mic (Thur.); Zack King Band (Fri.); Wanda King (Sat.)
Cafe Malaga: Live Music (Fri./Sat.)
The Celt Irish Pub: Michael William Harrison (Thur.); Aaron Burton; Boxcar Bandits' (Sat.); Innisfall, 10 a.m., Times Irish Music Session, 3 p.m. (Sun.)
Eclair Bistro: Live Jazz (upstairs, Fri.-Sat.)
Hank's Texas Grill: Cody Cannon (Thur.); Sam Riggs (Fri.); Zane Williams (shown, Sat.)
Lone Star Wine Cellars:  Wide Open Band with Randy & Janis (Thur.); Shane Frame (Fri.); Steve Brummet (Sat.); Suburban Jazztet (Sun.)
Louisiana St. Grill: Live Music (Thur.-Sat.)
Mitas Hill Vineyard & Winery:  Tony D. Bakly (Fri.); Bob Cantin in The Reserve, Nathan Hinojosa in the Wine Bar (Sat.)
Sugarbacon Proper Kitchen: Pat Peterson (Thur.); Jazz (Sun.)
The Lounge at Rick's: Shane Frame (Thur.); Buzz Andrews (Fri.); Joey Love Band (Sat.)
Zin Zen Wine Bistro: Sabrina Taylor (Thur.); Nick & the Nighthawks (Fri.); Chant Duplantier (Sat.)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Also check our calendar at VisitMcKinney.com or call the MCVB at 214-544-1407 or toll-free at 888-649-8499.​ 

City offices, including the McKinney CVB,

 will be closed on Monday, May 30, 
in observance of Memorial Day.

 
 
 
 
The Gold Star Memorial Paver Project
Learn about a new monument coming soon to McKinney's Veterans Memorial Park
 
 
 
 
 
TOURS & MORE!

ONGOING
An Early Texas Exhibit: The Collin County Historical Society Museum, 300 E. Virginia. Artifacts of Collin McKinney's home and life. Thursday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. $7.50; Senior/Vets: $5; Children: $3.

THURSDAY
Heard-Craig House: Tours on Thursdays. $5, ages 4-under free. 205 W. Hunt. 1 p.m. 

Farmers Market: 3-6 p.m. in at Adriatica.

THURSDAY & SATURDAY
Chestnut Square: Guided tours of the village's 10 historic buildings. Adults $7; Military, Children and Seniors $5. 305 S. McDonald. 972-562-8790.

SATURDAY
Farmers Market: 8 a.m.-noon at Chestnut Square, 315 Chestnut.

Tour of Historic Homes: Walk through the homes making up Chestnut Square. 11 a.m.

Tupps Brewery Tour: 721 Anderson St. at the Cotton Mill. Brewery open 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Tastings and live music.

Franconia Brewery Tour & Tastings: $5. 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at 495 McKinney Pkwy.

Day & Night Color Walk & Run and Carnival: Back 40 of Myers Park, 7117 CR 166. Gate opens at 2 p.m. Day run at 4 p.m. and night run at 8:30 p.m. Festival ends at 10 p.m.

The City of McKinney's two outdoor pools open for the summer  beginning on Saturday. See the city website for hours.

SATURDAY-SUNDAY
Wine Tastings & Tour: Mitas Hill Vineyard & Winery, 2300 Vineyard Hill Lane. 3 p.m.

Dog Agility Show: Trinity Valley Rhodesian Ridgeback Club of Texas in the Back 40 area at Myers Park, 7117 CR 166. All day. 972-308-8377.
 
 
 
 
 
Need help finding parking in Downtown McKinney? Click to access the web map or pick up a map at the visitors center.
 
 
 
 
 
Need overnight accommodations for yourself or out-of-town guests? McKinney offers a wide range of options, from modern hotels to quaint B&Bs.
Find lodging links at VisitMcKinney.com
or call the McKinney CVB
at 888-649-8499 for assistance.
 
 
 
 
Remember the graduates in your life by getting them a hometown shirt to take off to college this fall! 

Located inside the 
MCVB Visitors Center, 
200 W. Virginia
in downtown McKinney
 
 
 
            
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