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TGIF McKinney- Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day Weekend in McKinney is no joke! There's three outdoor festivals, live music all everyday and all day and even a couple of grand openings on the Square. Have fun this weekend, be safe, wear your sunscreen and above all- Cheers to the Weekend!

Pick Your Own Fruit & Veggies @ Pure Land Organic Farm

Wed-Sun 9am-12pm

Right now you can pick carrots, lettuce, kale, radishes, onions, and green garlic! You must reserve a spot before coming out to pick. Visit the website to find availability and reserve.

Bike the Bricks @ Downtown McKinney

Friday 2:30-11:30pm

Race into Memorial Day weekend during the 9th annual Bike the Bricks. Spectators will have front-row seats as more than 500 cyclist from around the globe take to the bricks and tight turns of Historic Downtown McKinney. Bike the Bricks, presented by the City of McKinney and McKinney Velo, has grown into the largest one-day cycling race in Texas and features nail-biting closed course interval races, food, craft beer, festivities and a purse worth more than $25,000. Live music will play simultaneously during the criterium races on the Deep Ellum Brewing Company stage featuring headliner The Texas Gentlemen at 9 pm. Those in attendance can also enjoy craft beer, festival foods and gourmet food trucks! Kids activities include a mobile game truck, rock climbing wall, face painting, and more.

Farmers Market @ Downtown McKinney

Saturday 8am-12pm

Bike the Brewery @ TUPPS Brewery

Saturday 8am-4pm

Get the chance to watch hundreds of riders race around the brewery while sipping an ice cold brew, listening to live music and eating some great Texas BBQ. Stay after the race for an after party and a DJ!

Live music from Josh Osgood from 1-4pm followed by a DJ to get the night started. Food truck from Pit Pals BBQ. No cover charge. Family-friendly.

McKinney Race to Brunch 5k @ Myers Park & Event Center

Saturday 9am

The Race to Brunch 5k Presented by Prestige Community Credit Union kicks off the festivities at the Yellow Wood Music & Outdoors Festival. Runners will receive a Race to Brunch 5k T-Shirt, Brunch Swag Bag and Medal. At the finish line will be live music, beer, mimosas, brunch cuisine, 50+ artisans and boutiques and of course all the festivities that come along with the Yellow Wood Music & Outdoors Festival. A portion of the proceeds benefits The Warrior's Keep. Register and save your spot NOW!

Essentialz Market & Cafe Grand Opening @ Essentialz

Saturday 11am

Essentialz is the first zero waste specialty grocery store in NTX.

Foxiis Mckinney Grand Opening @ Foxiis Downtown McKinney

Saturday 11am

Foxiis in historic downtown McKinney is excited to announce it's grand opening to the public! Doors will open our doors for the first time this Saturday.

Yellow Wood Music & Outdoors Festival @ Myers Park & Event Center

Saturday 10am-4pm

The Yellow Wood Music & Outdoors Festival presented by Prestige Community Credit Union is all about great music and the great outdoors. There will be 6 bands playing throughout the day! Bring your lawn chairs and blankets and jam out at the amphitheater. The event will also feature all types of recreation & learning classes. Some classes include goat yoga, flower pressing, first aid survival, mixology class, paddle boarding, fire starting and so many others! Yellow Wood is partnering with local restaurants, TUPPS Brewery and Caudalie Crest Winery to bring you a taste of North Texas! There's something delicious for everyone to enjoy! And last but not least, there will be over 50 artisans featured at the festival! From wood work to handmade jewelry and everything in between.

The Barnyard Party @ Myers Park & Event Center

Saturday 7-10pm

End your exciting day at Yellow Wood Festival at the Barnyard Party presented by Trinity Falls! The event will feature a bbq dinner from Triple G Group, wine and bluegrass martinis, beer from TUPPS Brewery The Justin Merritt Band, dancing, lawn games, the Happy Photo bus and fire pit s'mores! The party is for those 21+ and you can get tickets here.

Smiles Charity Concert & Family Festival @ Adriatica

Sunday 5-11pm

Family friendly concert featuring Joe Nichols. Children activity area, food vendors, fireworks. Minimum $5 donation PER PERSON at the gate. All funds raised will go towards hosting the event and building a 100% mortgage free home for a wounded veteran. No Bags or backpacks larger than 6 X 6 inches. Clear ziplock bags are allowed to carry in diaper items. No coolers, firearms. For more details visit here.

Star Trek Trivia @ The Celt

Sunday 6:30pm

House cash prizes for top three teams/individuals. $50 house cash for best costume. Food and drinks specials. Live long and prosper Celt fans!

Live Music

Douglas Adams @ Sugarbacon

Friday 7pm

Junior Clark @ The Pub

Saturday 8:30pm

Eric Matthews Band @ Cadillac Pizza Pub

Saturday 9pm

The Buffalo Ruckus @ Lone Star Wine Cellars

Sunday 4pm

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