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. 5 Million Sq. Ft. of 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 won’t be heading home empty-handed! Learn More>
  2. Attractions

    Allen has some of the most unique and fun attractions that you can only find here. From visitors looking for fun activities for the entire family or meeting attendees needing an escape from conference meetings, there’s no shortage of fun in Allen! Learn More>
  3. Get Great Savings

    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. Sign Up>
  4. This season in Allen

    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>
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