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. Fun & Free in Allen

    Looking for some fun, family-friendly ways to spend your time in Allen that won’t break the bank? Check out this handy list of free things to do in Allen. Learn More >>
  2. Cuisine to Suit Every Palette

    With more than 250 restaurants, from authentic barbecue to global fare and upscale eateries, Allen truly has something to satisfy every appetite. Learn More >>
  3. Plan Your Summer Fun in Allen!

    Time to start planning some family fun; whether a day-cation or stay-cation, Allen has the perfect mix of fun attractions, restaurants, and outdoor adventure for the whole family! Learn More >>
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