Things to Do

You might already know about Allen’s three unique shopping destinations or the fact that we have more than 250 restaurants to choose from and 10 hotels from nationally respected brands, but did you know about all the extras we offer? Getting active in Allen ranges from the extreme to the effortless and everything in between. If experiencing a bit of art and culture is more your style we have plenty of that, too. We offer great concerts and events as well as just about every spectator sport you can imagine. Of course, Allen is known for its outdoors - 1,196 acres of parkland, more than 70 miles of hike-and-bike trails, 60 parks and seven recreation facilities, including a municipal golf course, natatorium and one of the state's largest outdoor skate parks.

  1. Self-Care is So 2021

    From the picture-perfect nail spots to alternative med spas, we have the best places to unwind, relax, and let Allen’s best massage, steam, or med spa pamper your stresses away. Gentlemen, we’ve got you covered too! Learn More >>
  2. New in 2020 & Coming Soon in 2021

    Hindsight is always 2020, but in case you didn’t see some of the exciting new places to grab much-needed drinks, eats, and entertainment for the whole family, this is 2020, the highlights. And your ultimate sneak peek into what’s coming in 2021! Learn More >>
  3. Special Hotel Rates & Packages

    Whether you need a couple's getaway or a family vacation, make sure to bring a few extras with you – an extra suitcase, extra time and extraordinary expectations! Learn More >>
  4. Sign up for the FREE Shop Allen PlayPass!

    Looking for great deals and a way to help your community during these unprecedented times? Say no more. Sign up for the Shop Allen TX PlayPass! You will find tons of deals and save when you eat, sip, shop, play, stay in Allen. Get the Pass >>
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