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. Plan Your Holiday Fun This Season

    From unique attractions to fun, family-friendly holiday events, there’s something special for everyone in your family to enjoy this season in Allen. Learn More >>
  2. Sign up for the FREE Shop Allen PlayPass!

    Looking for great deals this holiday season? 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, and stay in Allen. Get the Pass >>
  3. 5 Million Sq. Ft. of Outdoor Shopping

    With over 5 million sq. ft. of shopping across four outdoor shopping centers, one-of-a-kind local boutiques, specialty shops, and all the designer and name-brand stores you can ask for, you'll find everything on your list this season! Learn More >>
  4. Special Hotel Rates & Packages

    Whether you’re getting out for a staycation to explore your backyard or heading to Allen for a much-needed getaway, our hotels are making sure guests aren’t worried about breaking the bank so you can focus more on the FUN! Learn More >>
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