Are you looking for entertainment such as concerts or plays this summer? Perhaps you’re looking for a fun family event to attend. From sushi rolling classes to concerts by Maroon 5 and Post Malone, there is something for everyone this summer.
Concerts by the Creek
Free concert series every Saturday evening. Watters Creek, Allen.
Free live music series. Every Thursday, Friday and Saturday night. The Shops at Legacy, Plano.
1, 8 P.M.
Legendary vocalist and artist. American Airlines Center, downtown Dallas.
1, 8-9:30 P.M.
An Artful Game of Clue
Play a live game of Clue inside the art-filled confines of the Dallas Museum of Art.
Timeless and popular ballet presented by Texas Ballet Theater. Winspear Opera House, Dallas.
2, 6:30-9 P.M.
Date Night at the Heard Museum
Live music, cash bar and food trucks. Heard Museum, McKinney.
2, 7 P.M.
Poison with Cheap Trick
Popular glam rockers from the ‘90s. Toyota Music Factory, Irving.
2, 7:30 P.M.
Someone Else’s Husband
Adult-themed story delivers bombshell from newlywed’s affair. Eisemann Center, Richardson.
2, 8-11 P.M.
Dive-In Movie Night
Bring your swimsuit and see Moana. Apex Centre, McKinney.
3, 6:30-10 P.M.
Night Out on 15th Street
Great food and local flavor on 15th Street. Historic Downtown Plano.
3, 7:30 P.M.
Popular Christian artists. Verizon Theatre, Grand Prairie.
3, 10, 24; 11:30 A.M.
Presentation on ancient Earth. Dallas Arboretum.
4 & 18, 7 P.M.
Free Summer Concert Series
Presented by Plano Community Band. Haggard Park, downtown Plano.
5, 8 P.M.
Mind-blowing spectacular featuring five great illusionists. Toyota Music Factory, Irving.
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6, 7:30 P.M.
American Airlines Center, Dallas.
The Second City Summer Blockbuster
Chicago comedy troupe. Wyly Theatre, Dallas.
7, 8-9:30 p.m.
Part of Courtyard Texas Music Series. Courtyard Theater, Plano.
Summer Fun Thursdays
Free family event every Thursday throughout June and July, different activities every week.
8, 6:30 P.M.
Dirk Nowitzki Heroes Celebrity Baseball Game
Iconic Maverick star hosts star-studded game for charity. Dr Pepper Ballpark, Frisco.
8, 7:30 P.M.
Folk/rock veteran touring with Neko Case. Toyota Music Factory, Irving.
Plano Comedy Festival
Featuring Aaron Aryanpur, Jonny Bratsveen, Mac Blake and Josh Johnson along with 40 of the best stand-up comedians in Texas.
8-10, all day
Largest amateur radio and electronics show in Lone Star State. Plano Event Center.
9, 9 A.M.-1 P.M.
Shelby Car Show
See more than 200 Shelbys at this incredible gathering of cars. LegacyTexas Bank at 5000 Legacy Drive, Plano.
9, 11 A.M.-7 P.M.
“Come as You Are” Festival
North Texas Pride festival includes food, live music, giveaways and more. Haggard Park, downtown Plano.
9, 9-11 A.M.
Bark in the Park
Free family event honoring our four-legged friends. The Dog Park at Jack Carter Park, Plano.
9, 7:30 P.M.
Popular Fort Worth native. Toyota Music Factory, Irving.
9, 8 P.M.
American Airlines Center, Dallas.
10, 7 P.M.
Styx, Joan Jett & The Blackhearts
Classic rock. Toyota Music Factory, Irving.
10, 8 P.M.
Mexican Pop music group from ‘80s and ‘90s. Verizon Theatre, Grand Prairie.
12, 4 P.M.
John and Judy Gay Library, McKinney.
13, 4 P.M.
Dogs & Teens
Teens read with therapy dogs, John and Judy Gay Library, McKinney.
The Lion King
The Music Hall at Fair Park, Dallas. dallassummermusicals.org
14, 10:30 A.M. & 1:30 P.M.
Singing zoologist will appear first at Gay Library and then at Hall Library in McKinney.
14, 7:30 P.M.
Popular hip-hop artist from Grapevine returns home. Toyota Music Factory, Irving.
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
Presented by Plano Children’s Theatre. Courtyard Theatre, downtown Plano.
15, 7:30 P.M.
Mix of Rockabilly and surf music with a modern beat. Allen Public Library.
15, 8:00 P.M.
Comedy Get Down
Performers include Cedric the Entertainer and DL Hughley. Verizon Theatre, Grand Prairie.
16, 6:30 A.M.
Frisco Trail Race
Run or walk 5K, 10K or 15K. Northwest Community Park, Frisco.
16, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
LOCAL Artisan Market
Handmade goods, delicious food, crafts for the kids and live entertainment. Highland Park Village, Dallas.
16, 4:30-6:30 P.M.
Roll-Your-Own Sushi Class
Whole Foods Market at CityLine, Richardson.
16, 7:30 P.M.
Huevos Revueltos Tour
Latin pop-rock groups Enanitos Verdes and Hombres G headline. Toyota Music Factory, Irving.
17, 11 A.M.
Father’s Day-Beer Sampling & Brats!
Live music, beer and bratwursts. Dallas Arboretum.
17, 11 A.M.-3 P.M.
Killis Melton Ice Cream Crank-Off
Chestnut Square, McKinney.
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17, 8 P.M.
Verizon Theatre, Grand Prairie.
Lone Star 92.5 Blood Drive
Allen Event Center.
19, 4:30-6:30 P.M.
Putting STEM to Work
Hear a panel discuss the benefits of STEM, presented by Communities Foundation of Texas. Toyota North America, 6565 Headquarters Drive, Plano.
19, 8 P.M.
Five-time Grammy-winning jazz pianist and vocalist. Verizon Theatre, Grand Prairie.
20, 7:30 P.M.
Human rights advocate who fled Rwanda in 1994. Horchow Auditorium, Dallas.
21, 7:30 P.M.
Bonnie & Clyde
Clyde’s nephew, Buddy Barrow and a historian speak on the infamous duo. Allen Public Library.
2018 NHL Draft
Professional hockey’s next generation of talent will be selected at American Airlines Center, Dallas.
23, 7 P.M.
AT&T Stadium, Arlington.
24, 10 A.M.-7 P.M.
Holistic Festival of Life & Wellness
Plano Event Center.
28, 7:30 P.M.
Five-time Grammy winner. Winspear Opera House, downtown Dallas.
29, 8 P.M.
Celebrated singer-songwriter with guest Amanda Shires. Winspear Opera House, Dallas.
30, 8 A.M.
Hula Hustle 5K
3.1-mile race near Lewisville Lake. Hula Hut, Little Elm.
30, 4-11 P.M.
Market Street Allen USA Celebration
Pre-Fourth of July party with live music, games, food and activities for the whole family. Celebration Park, Allen.