With so many concerts, festivals and theatrical plays, choosing what to do this weekend never looked so hard. 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.

The Wailers are playing this Sunday at the Wildflower Festival. Image: The Wailers | Facebook

Wildflower! Arts & Music Festival

When: May 20 to 22, 2022
Where: Galatyn Urban Park | 2351 Performance Dr, Richardson
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The folks at the Wildflower! Arts & Music Festival are promising way more than music by your favorite bands at this three-day event – and we don’t mean just the artisans at WF! Marketplace, your favorite festival eats, or performances by local acrobats. The festival has lots of fun activities for the whole family to enjoy: guitar auctions, a battle of the bands and an interactive experience for children aged twelve and under with fun art, games, informative activities and even skillfully crafted animatronic dinosaurs!

Mini-Golf at Legacy West

When: May 13 to 22, 2022
Where: Legacy West | 5908 Headquarters Dr, Plano
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If the AT&T Byron Nelson Golf Tournament sparked your love for golf, you are not the only one! Legacy West has planned a brand new Legacy West Classic, a 3-hole putt-putt course for some friendly competition from Friday to Sunday.

Addison After Dark presents: Boot Scootin’ bash

When: May 21, 2022
WhereThe Village at Allen | 200 East Stacy Road, Allen
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Addison After Dark brings a different theme to life each month with music, food trucks and unique activities. Attendees are encouraged to get a blanket or lawn chair and dress for the theme, so get your cowboy boots ready for scootin’ this Saturday for your best two-steppin’ to the tunes of the Quibble Brothers and the Dunn & Brooks Tribute Band. Thankfully, we afflicted with two left feet can take line dance lessons.

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Festival of Joy in Dallas

When: May 21, 2022
WhereKlyde Warren Park | 2012 Woodall Rodgers Freeway, Dallas
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Don’t you just love when things are labeled for exactly what they are? Join the joy this weekend and celebrate the vast cultural and spiritual heritage of India at Klyde Warren Park where you’ll find music and dance performances, cultural and educational exhibits, crafts and cooking demos, yoga and meditation, face painting, henna and traditional dress. These are just a few of the activities offered at the event. A free vegetarian feast, in addition to Indian street foods (for sale) help complete the experience.

Art Centre Theatre Presents Heathers: The Musical

When: May 20 to June 5, 2022
WhereArt Centre Theatre | 1400 summit Ave Suite E, Plano
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The mother of all the mean girls’ tropes arrived at the Art Centre Theatre in musical form. If you have never seen the 1989 dark comedy movie starring Winona Ryder and Christian Slater, the story goes a little like this: Heather, Heather and Heather the hottest and meanest girls in Ohio, rule Westerberg High with iron fists and padded shoulders. But their regime’s days are counted when misfit Veronica Sawyer meets all-around bad boy J.D., who has a solution for the Heathers problem.

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Main Street Fest at Grapevine

When: May 20 to 22, 2022
WhereHistoric Downtown Grapevine| 430 S Main St, Grapevine
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If you have scrolled through the Main Street Fest website, you’ll know we can’t fit all the activities this three-day event has in store for us in one paragraph, but let’s give it a try: live entertainers such as street performers, musicians and dancers; carnival rides and a Ferris wheel; a Kidz Zone for the younger attendees to enjoy some homemade crafts, Legoland Discovery Center, Peppa Pig and more; tours at the Tower at Grapevine Main Station; and most important of all, a craft brew garden and craft brew and wine pavilions featuring libations from around the nation. This sounds like a lot, but you might want to check their website, because there’s so much more!

North Texas Performing Arts Presents Cabaret

When: May 21, 2022
WhereWillow Bend Center of the Arts | 6121 W. Park Blvd. B216, Plano
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If you already are a musical fan, we don’t have to say another word. This pop-culture milestone has been referenced, parodied and satirized to death, so one more time, for the people in the back: Berlin, 1931 during the Weimar Republic, with political unrest and the Nazi Party presence growing, we follow a love and friendship story between bohemian dancer Sally Bowles and Brian Roberts, an American writer as they try to figure out the tumultuous times.

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… AND NOW! art exhibit by Steve Uriegas

When: May 21, 2022
WhereDowntown Plano | 1108 Summit Ave Ste 7, Plano
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Texan artist, Steve Uriegas, invites you to “…AND NOW!” This solo exhibition features a range of pieces that span Steve’s artistic career including his newest series, “Los Estilos”. This solo art exhibition embodies the freedom of letting go and the excitement of moving forward with regained hope and strength while respecting and being thankful for all that has been, explains the artist, Steve Uriegas. This will also be a BIG sale: “Inflation sucks and gas prices suck, too!” “These are the LARGEST discounted prices in our history,” says Steve. Dress is casual and refreshments will be served. Hey, did you know? A painting of the Plano Balloon Festival by Steve Uriegas was featured on the cover of Local Profile in September 2016. The same painting now hangs in the Local Profile offices. And, that same painting is also the featured graphic for the Plano Balloon Festival 2022!

Zac Brown Band Concert with Robert Randolph Band

When: May 21, 2022
WherePerforming Toyota Stadium | 100 N Ballard Ave, Wylie
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If you are looking for live country music, head to the National Soccer Hall of Fame Induction Weekend Concert, which will open with the Robert Randolph Band before the Grammy Award-winning Zac Brown Band takes the stage. The concert will take place at Toyota Stadium in Frisco, Texas following the 2022 National Soccer Hall of Fame Induction ceremony.

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Friends of the Farmstead

When: May 20, 2022
WhereHeritage Farmstead Museum | 1900 W 15th St, Plano
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Heritage Farmstead Museum has provided award-winning programs, education initiatives and events for almost 50 years, and is inviting you this Friday to an evening under the stars with cocktails, awards, auctions and live music at the museum’s historic grounds. So grab your friends and family and show Farmstead some love in this event created to raise awareness and funds for its preservation.

Celtic Weekend at Scarborough Renaissance Festival

When: May 21 and 22, 2022
WhereScarborough Renaissance Festival | Korfield, 2511 FM 66, Waxahachie
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Bring the Celt in you to the Scarborough Renaissance Festival this weekend and enjoy all the fun activities they’ve prepared for you: every day the event kicks off with the Children’s Highland Games competitions at 2:00 p.m. where kids aged twelve and under can join in the fun of age-old games of skill for the chance to win fun prizes. Following the Scotch egg eating contest at 3:00 p.m., the final competition will be the rousing Tug-O-War at 4:00 p.m. and visitors can just show up and join in the battle! Don’t miss the earthshaking drums, rockin’ guitars, Scottish bagpipes and mile-a-minute banter of Celtic Legacy and the enticing Irish songs from Rover’s Way and the daily beer tasting events!

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Texas Mineral and Fossil Show

When: May 20 to 22, 2022
WherePlano Event Center | 2000 E. Spring Creek Pkwy, Plano
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Beginning with special guest speaker Will Heierman on Friday, this show is great for mineral and fossil enthusiasts looking for advice for prospecting, rockhounding or just seeing neat specimens. Take a look at the special exhibit “Tea Pots and Minerals” by Gail Copus Spann and the many vendors offering rocks, minerals, fossils, polished stones, gemstone jewelry and more!

Music in the Chamber Presents the Dallas Chamber Choir

When: May 20, 2022
WhereCouncil Chamber | 6101 Frisco Square Blvd, Frisco
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The Council Chamber is a state-of-the-art, acoustically designed space by the architects associated with NYC’s Radio City Music Hall. It’s the perfect stage for an intimate concert by a professional chorus of 24-30 singers who are classical musicians, music educators and solo performing artists from North Texas.

Even More Great Things To Do This Weekend in Dallas & Collin County

Land of Enchantment and the Sacred Spaces of New Mexico at The Cove
When: May 20 to 22, 2022
WhereThe Cove | 402 N. Tenessee St., McKinney
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The Ultimate ’80s Party with Live 80
When: May 20, 2022
WhereLegacy Hall Box Garden | 7800 Windrose Ave, Plano
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Heritage Preservation Party – Support & Swim
When: May 21, 2022
WhereThe Texas Pool | 901 Springbrook Dr, Plano
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Allen Community Band Spring Concert
When: May 22, 2022
WhereLowery Freshman Center Auditorium | 368 N Greenville Ave, Allen
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Brunch & Blooms
When: May 21, 2022
WhereThe Boardwalk at Granite Park | 5800 state Highway 121, Plano
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5th Annual Shoots and Ladders 5k & 10K
When: May 21, 2022
WhereRed Tail Pavilion | 2801 E. Spring Creek Pkwy, Plano
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A Night of Improv Comedy
When: May 21, 2022
WhereFrisco Discovery Center | 8004 Dallas Pkwy. Suite 200, Frisco
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A Night in Disguise – A Masquerade Party
When: May 21, 2022
WhereDallas/Plano Marriott at Legacy Town Center | 7121 Bishop Rd, Plano
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