Top 10 Things to Do | Visit Allen, TX

TOP 10 ways to ring in spring

1. get musical

Grab a picnic blanket and head to Watters Creek at Montgomery Farm for Concerts by the Creek. Top artists like Elevation, Moving Colors and Counterfeit Radio perform Saturday evenings from 7pm to 9pm in April, May and June.

2. beat the heat 

The City of Allen’s ever-popular kidMania Sprayground in Celebration Park opens for the season on May 2 and welcomes kids 2 to 12 years old.

3. grab some air

Allen’s Hydrous Wakepark is to the place to cable wakeboard, no matter whether you’re a novice or experienced shredder.

4. get your side(kicks)

Catch the Dallas Sidekicks of the Major Arena Soccer League as they take on teams from across the country at Allen Events Center. There are only two home games left this season, so catch the Kicks in action while you can!

5. prepare for battle

The Overwatch League’s Ultimate Weekend comes to Allen Event Center for two days of professional Esports mayhem. The Dallas Fuel is set to host its first home games in Overwatch League history when thousands descend upon Allen Event Center April 27 and 28.

6. savor some cinco

There’s no better place to ring in Cinco de Mayo than Allen, home to Uncle Julio’s, Mi Cocina, Papa Lopez Mexican Cantina and Fuzzy’s Taco Shop.

7. embrace your artistic side

Watters Creek at Montgomery Farm showcases gallery-quality artworks at the Allen Arts Festival over Mother’s Day weekend, May 10-12. Parking and admission are free.

8. celebrate easter

Family-friendly Easter activities abound in Allen, including Breakfast with the Easter Bunny, an Under the Sea Easter Adventure, the Easter Open Skate and a most Eggcellent Family Adventure.

9. connect with mother nature

Perfect weather means Spring is the perfect time to get outdoors with family and friends. Your kids can test their angling skills at the Fishing Derby at Bethany Lakes Park and the whole family can enjoy a traditional camping experience at Allen’s Family Night Campout & Movie.

10. exercise your options

With 60 miles of paved trails, Allen is a great place to hike, bike, run, stroll or rollerblade. Local favorites include the 14-mile Allen Parkway Loop and the 7-mile Cottonwood Creek Loop.