• Megan

TGIF McKinney

With Fat Tuesday and Valentine’s Day just around the corner it’s a busy weekend in McKinney! So whether you’re out channeling your inner French or showing off your romantic side we’ve got you covered. Oh and we’ve also got dancing, music and drinks around town. Have fun this weekend and make sure to tag us in your photos- #bemckinney. Bravo au week-end!

Mardi Gras Spirit

Krewe of Barkus @ Downtown McKinney

Sunday 12:30-4pm

Patterned after the Mystic Krewe of Barkus in New Orleans, which was established to help abused and abandoned canines. Krewe of Barkus will feature a parade, vendor booths, interactive activities and more. More details here.

Krew of Barkus Parade After Party @ Dempsey’s Place

Sunday 12-11pm

Come celebrate Mardi Gras at Dempsey's this year. Party with your best friend after the parade. Live music and food and drink specials.

Mardi Gras Masquerade! ft. Diz, DJ Menace, SOS

Sunday 8pm-1am

The Attic proudly invites you to their Mardi Gras Spectacular! Featuring special musical performances from DiZ, DJ Menace & SOS! Drink specials between sets! Masquerade Mask & Formal Attire encouraged. More details here.

Valentine’s Love

Valentine's Day Jewelry Trunk Show @ Fair and Square Imports

Friday 10am-8pm

Be My Valentine Pop Up Shop @ Pretty Sweet Custom Cookies

Saturday and Sunday 9am-12pm

Whether you need something sweet for your significant other, teacher, best friend or kids’ classmates, there will be something for everyone! From singles, mini packs, large classroom boxes, boxes themed sets and more! Everything will be first come first serve, no holds, so be sure to put it on your calendar and get there early! Location details here.


Grand Opening Weekend @ El Corazon de Tejas


Now open in McKinney at 1222 N. Central Expy near White Avenue! Grand Opening Fiesta Weekend. Piñatas filled with gift certificates and prizes, mariachis and, of course, your Tex-Mex favorites like sizzling fajitas, margaritas, and handmade tortillas. The Legend Lives On!

French Macaron Making Class @ Savor Patisserie

Saturday 1-3pm

During the class you will work with a small group to make and bake a batch of French macarons. Each person will take home a gift box of macarons that they made, a recipe card, and a Savor tote bag. Click here for more info.


Cupid’s Couple Run @ TUPPS Brewery

Saturday 8-11am

Compete with your sweetie, child, best buddie, etc! Your combined times and combined ages will determine if you are the winners. Proceeds benefit Love is Louder Than Cancer Foundation. 1K and 5K. More details here.

Goat Yoga @ TUPPS Brewery

Sunday 11am-2pm

Come enjoy an hour of Lone Star Goat Yoga followed by another hour of chillin' with the goats. While they do charge for the Yoga session, playtime with the goats is open for all to enjoy, so bring your families and friends to enjoy the goats and some of the tasty craft beers from the TUPPS Brewmasters.


The BOHO Market @ TUPPS Brewery

Saturday 1-6pm

Join The Boho Market’s best makers and small businesses while drinking great craft beer. This event will offer unique shopping, music, games, food, and drinks.

Second Saturday @ Downtown McKinney

Saturday 10am-8pm

Enjoy an evening of shopping, dining or even a glass of local wine in Historic Downtown McKinney. Many businesses in Downtown McKinney will keep their doors open until 8pm See a list of all the special events and promotions here.

Live Music

The Potters @ The Pub McKinney

Friday 8pm

Shane Frame and Beth Mason @ Zin Zen Wine Bistro

Friday 8pm

Love the One You're With Valentine's Concert @ The Sanctuary Music & Events

Saturday @ 8pm

Celebrate Valentine's Day with this special "Love the One You're With" concert featuring the Maylee Thomas Band and Jon Christopher Davis. Tickets here.

Joey Love Trio @ Eclair Bistro

Saturday 8pm

Dave & Rose @ Lone Star Wine Cellars

Sunday 4pm

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