Easter is here folks! But we have much more than just Egg Hunts on our list of things to do this weekend in Dallas and Collin County! From an Underground Movement Hip-Hop Festival, to a concert at McKinney’s Council Chambers, to Sweeney Todd at the Cox Theatre, our things to do this is weekend is chock-full of variety!

If you’re looking for the best things to do this weekend in Dallas, Collin County and beyond, look no further, here’s the only list you need.

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Easter Egg Hound Hunt

When: 9:00 am, April 16, 2022
Where: Oak Point Park and Nature Reserve | 5901 Los Rios Blvd, Plano
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Easter is not just for kids to have fun. Enjoy the fresh air at Oak Point Park in Plano and have fun with your furry buddy this Saturday morning! Your dog will have a blast sniffing out doggie-treat filled Easter Eggs. You may even find one of the Golden Eggs and win a special prize!

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Underground Movement Festival Vol. 6 is coming to Downtown Plano on April 16. Image courtesy of Plano Arts on Facebook.

Underground Movement Festival Vol. 6

When: April 16, 2022, 5 p.m.
WhereMcCall Plaza | 998 East 15th Street, Plano
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Lets get moving with this family friendly event celebrating more than 40 years of Hip-Hop with two-versus-two dance battles, b-boy/b-girl battles and dance team showcases. You can go as a spectator or join all the competitors coming from all over Texas!

Sweeney Todd at The Cox Theatre

When: April 15, 2022
WhereCox Playhouse |1517 H Avenue, Plano
Tickets here.

Why not start this weekend with a thrill! Get your (not too young) kids to enjoy this dark musical comedy brought to life by McKinney Youth OnSTAGE’s very own senior students.

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Souled Out Saturdays at Legacy Hall

When: April 16, 2022
WhereLegacy Hall| 7800 Windrose Ave., Plano
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Need a cool hideaway for a night out? You just found it! The plush lounges, beautiful marble tables, cocktails and good music make for the perfect intimate date or that night out with friends you’ve been looking forward to.

Scarborough Renaissance Faire in Waxahachie, TX | Image courtesy of Scarborough Renaissance Faire on Facebook

Easter Weekend at Scarborough Renaissance Faire

When: open Saturdays, Sundays, and Memorial Day Monday, April 9 – May 30, 2022, from 10 AM to 7 PM rain or shine
Where2511 FM 66 Waxahachie, TX
Tickets here.

Scarborough Renaissance Festival is interactive fun for everyone, 16th Century style! Enjoy the thrills of full combat jousting and falconry demonstrations, non-stop Renaissance entertainment on 24 stages, over 200 craft shoppes, amazing artisan demonstrations, Renaissance rides, food fit for a king and be enchanted by Mermaids in the Mermaid Lagoon!Step back in time, for the time of your life. Just 30 minutes south of Dallas/Ft.Worth in Waxahachie.

April 16th & 17th there will be special Easter celebrations as well. All weekend, children can participate in the Easter Scavenger Hunt throughout the Festival to win a free Ice Cream cup. Scavenger Hunt maps will be available at the Exit Gate. On Easter Sunday, April 17th, visitors can participate in the beautiful Renaissance Easter service at 12:00 noon at the Crown Meadow Stage.

Music in the Chamber at the Council Chambers

When: April 15, 2022
WhereCouncil Chambers | 6101 Frisco Square Boulevard, Frisco
Tickets here.

How lucky is it that we can enjoy intimate concerts at a state-of-the-art, acoustically designed space every Friday until June at the Council Chambers in Frisco? On this occasion, Graeme Steele Johnson is delighting attendees with a clarinet performance both individually and with a string quartet.

Sunflowers for Ukraine art auction is on Saturday, April 16 in Downtown Plano

Sunflowers for Ukraine Art Auction

When: April 16, 10:30am to 8:00pm
Where: event1013 at 1013 15th Street in the Downtown Plano Arts District

60 artists from Plano and Richardson are coming together to sell sunflower-themed pieces to raise money for the people of Ukraine. The sunflower is the national flower of Ukraine and has become a symbol of support for the war-torn country.

One hundred percent of all winning bid donations will be forwarded to an established and vetted Ukrainian charity, Sunflower of Peace. Sunflower of Peace supports the people of Ukraine suffering from Russia military invasion by raising funds to acquire medical first aid and humanitarian supplies and distribute them to doctors and paramedics in Ukraine. This event is being organized by Plano Art Association. If you’re looking for a way to give back and pick up a new piece of art, add this event to your things to do this weekend in Dallas.

Departure Journey Tribute at Legacy Hall

When: April 16, 2022
WhereLegacy Hall | 7800 Windrose Avenue, Plano
Tickets

Enjoy an outdoor evening with your friends and come early for dinner and drinks from over 20 eateries and bars before Journey’s epic tunes fill the air, brought to life by this tribute band. Or reserve your Balcony VIP Lounge seat and enjoy dedicated cocktail service, soft seating, and the best view of the stage.

Easter Brunch at Princi Italia Plano

When: April 17, 2022
WherePrinci Italia| 3300 Dallas Parkway Ste. 120, Plano
Reservations

Italy isn’t across the sea; it’s on Princi Italia’s front porch! For $38 patrons are treated to Primi, Seconde, and Dolci courses. You have several choices, including Princi Fruite, Grilled Scottish Salmon Oscar, and Tiramisu. Pair your meal with a Blood Orange Mimosa or their signature Princi Bloody Mary.

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Mr. and Mrs. Bunny at Painting with a Twist

When: April 17, 2022
WherePainting with a Twist | 4112 Legacy Dr, Ste 306, Frisco
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Looks like this will be an activity-filled Easter weekend! Why not close it with a chilled afternoon painting with the kids? Too tired to participate? Get a chair and let them do all the work, maybe give them some pointers if they get lost in their art.

Enjoy the Texas bluebonnets!

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Enjoy the weather on a patio!

It’s going to be another beautiful weekend so why not add “relaxing on a patio” to your list of things to do this weekend in Dallas? Click here or below for our list of the best patios in and around Collin County.

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Even more great things to do this weekend in Dallas & Collin County

South Pacific at the Art Centre Theatre
When: April 15, 2022
WhereArt Centre Theatre |1400 Summit Ave Suite E, Plano
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Chant Duplantier Unplugged
When: April 9, 2022
WhereCadillac Pizza Pub| 112 South Kentucky Street, McKinney
Tickets here.

Easter Skate at the Ice Rink
When: April 9, 2022
WhereAllen Community Ice Rink| 200 E. Stacy Road, #135, Allen
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Artisans Showcase at Scarborough Renaissance Faire
When: April 16-17, 2022
WhereEisemann Center| 2511 FM 66, Waxahachie
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Kirk Holloway at CityLine Plaza
When: April 16, 2022
WhereCityLine Plaza| 3661 N Plano Rd #2500, Richardson
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Plano ISD Senior Advanced Placement Art Exhibition
When: Until April 21, 2022
WhereArtCentre| East 16th Street, Plano
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Prom Dress Drive
Donate new or gently worn dresses so that Project Beauty can empower young women by dressing them for prom.
When: Monday April 4th – Sunday, April 17th
Where: Donation drop off at Albion, 7601 Windrose Avenue, Suite F120