Top 10 Things to Do | Visit Allen, TX
TOP 10 SIZZLING SUMMER THINGS TO DO
1. EMBRACE YOUR SUMMER STYLESundresses. Sunglasses. Sandals. Skirts. Embrace your summer style and upgrade you wardrobe at one of our premiere shopping destinations.
With the spectacular set of shows lined up at Allen Event Center, you’ll surely want to snag your seats soon. From Steve Miller Band with Peter Frampton to Ladies of the '80s with Debbie Gibson, Lisa Lisa & Tiffany. See who’s coming to town.
2. JAM OUT AT ALLEN EVENT CENTER
Grab Your Boards and Hit the WaterGrab your board and take a spin around our state-of-the-art cable wakeboard park. With a beginner system, a pro shop and a shaded beach, Hydrous Wake Park is the perfect place to get your shred on.
4. Stop the Sweat with a Sweet TreatTake a break from the summer heat and enjoy some nice cold gelato at Paciugo, Italian ice at Rita’s, frozen yogurt at Menchie’s or good old fashioned ice cream at Coldstone Creamery.
5. Let the Kids Splash at kidMania Sprayground, Now Through OctoberKeep cool during the hot summer months with water play at kidMania. While you’re there, check out the largest handicap-accessible playground in Texas.
6. Come See a Real Summer Showdown, August 4The toughest sport on dirt comes to Allen Event Center on August 4 when PBR Presents: The Zimmerer Kubota PBR Challenge in support of Allies in Service. Grab your tickets and your herd and get ready for some professional bull riding!
GET READY FOR OUTDOOR FUNStop by Cabela’s and they’ll show you the ins and outs of this outdoor superstore. They’ll even hook you up with fly-fishing lessons.
Beat the heat and swing some wrenches after the sun sets. With a lighted drive range, over 50 hitting stations and nine target greens, the Courses at Watters Creek is the perfect place to get your swing on this summer.
8. HIT THE HOLES UNDER THE STARS
Whether you’re catching a thrilling action flick or the newest rom-com, come take in one of summer’s hottest movies on one of Cinemark’s 16 huge screens while cooling off in the A/C.
9. COOL OFF WITH A COLD BREW Spend your summer evening sipping a cold brew in the tap room or on the patio of Nine Band Brewing Co. Be sure to try the June Bug Summer Wheat™ for a refreshing treat.
10. COOLLY CATCH A HOT SUMMER BLOCKBUSTER