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
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
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
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 Day Jewelry Trunk Show @ Fair and Square Imports
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
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
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
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
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
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.
The Potters @ The Pub McKinney
Shane Frame and Beth Mason @ Zin Zen Wine Bistro
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
Dave & Rose @ Lone Star Wine Cellars