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Feb 21

Top 10 Things to See & Do in Allen this Season!

Posted on February 21, 2020 at 5:15 PM by Kristen Cruz

2020 is off to a great start and it's an even greater time to visit Allen, Texas – there’s so much to do and see, embrace this Spring season with us!  Dig in and check out our Top 10 for a fun time had by all from February through April, 2020!

1. SAVE TIME WITH EVERYTHING FOR YOUR HOME AND GARDEN UNDER ONE ROOF! 

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The 11th Annual Home and Garden show at Allen Event Center is right around the corner, Feb 7-9, 2020.  Solve all your projects in one place in one weekend at the 11th Annual Collin County Home & Garden Show! You’ll find the latest products and services for your home and landscape: builders, remodelers, contractors, building materials, decks, pools, spas, entertainment systems, storage solutions, all kinds of plants, landscape displays, kitchenware, home accessories and so much more!
>> Get the show schedule and peep the special guests from DIY Network and KonMari© here.


2. TREAT YOUR VALENTINE LIKE A VIP 

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Romance is in the air here in Allen.  From Valentine’s Carriage rides at Watters Creek to a super unique event at Harley-Davidson, there’s something for both of you here in Allen.

Whether you want to snuggle with your sweetie, frolic on a family outing, or make it a playful date with friends, everyone will enjoy the picturesque landscape at Watters Creek in a horse drawn carriage ride.  Rides are complimentary, but donations can be made that will benefit the American Heart Association.
>> LEARN MORE!

More of a Ride or Die kinda couple?  You’ll love the anti-valentine’s event at Harley-Davidson of Dallas in Allen.  Several workshop topics focused on winter gear and lunch from 11:30 until gone. 
More about this event here.

Indulge your inner foodie with CRU Food & Wine Bar.  CRU Chefs have crafted a menu to help you reminisce about the special moments in your love story. 
Check out the Wine, Dine and Be Mine menu here.


 3. ROOT FOR YOUR FAVORITE HOMETOWN TEAM!

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Whether you are a hard-core hockey buff or a stone-cold soccer supporter, Allen Event Center is your destination for the Allen Americans and The Dallas Sidekicks.  With so many options from now through April and tickets starting at $10, it’s affordable fun for the whole family! 

To get tickets for the Allen Americans games, click here.

For tickets to the Dallas Sidekicks, click here.


4.  FIRST ANNUAL CRAFT BEER AND SPIRITS FESTIVAL

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You’ll want to make sure to join the First Annual Delta Allen Craft Beer & Spirits Festival that will showcase regional craft beer and spirits allowing you to experience a variety of tastes in a fun, festive environment! Happening February 29, 2020.  The Delta by Marriott Dallas Allen also has a special overnight package for purchase that includes two tickets to the event! Proceeds benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters Lone Star - Greater Dallas. 
>> Get tickets here.


5. GET A VIP EXPERIENCE AT PINSTACK

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From state-of-the-art bowling lanes to its unique LED Rock Climbing Wall, PINSTACK has indoor games for the whole family. The one-of-a-kind indoor family activity venue features a full-service restaurant offering a chef-inspired menu featuring local and regional cuisine, a full bar and a private dining area.
>> Get a
VIP experience!


6. EXPLORE ALL AROUND AWESOME PUBLIC ART 

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From 75 feet of friendship to A is for Allen to Bull on the Green and so many more.  There’s a ‘Gram worthy pic waiting for you in Allen.  Explore the public art installations here. After you snap the perfect pic, stay a while and grab a bite at one of our 250 restaurants.


7. COZY UP AROUND THE FIRE AND SIP A COCKTAIL

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Before swimsuit season, there is another great way to enjoy the outdoors.  Enjoy and canoodle by the fire at the Delta, poolside or in the cozy courtyard at the Courtyard Dallas Allen Event Center.  Stay a while at either of these beautiful properties and make a weekend of it!


8. TOPGOLF KIDS SPRING ACADEMY

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Get your Junior Golfer (6-12) a ticket to three days of non-stop entertainment March 9-11, includes lunch and everything your young ones need to know to improve their game.  So much fun, parents can come at pickup time (12:00) and stay to make it a whole family fun day. 
>> Get tickets here.


9. DALLAS FUEL CLASSIC WEEKEND AT ALLEN EVENT CENTER (APRIL 25-26, 2020

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Dallas Fuel is an American professional Overwatch team based in DallasTexas that competes in the Overwatch League (OWL) as a member of the league's Pacific Division. Founded in 2017, Dallas Fuel is one of the league's twelve founding members and is one of two professional Overwatch teams based in Texas. During the third weekend April 25-26 at Allen Event Center, which is also a triple header, the team will face off against the Guangzhou Charge and the Shanghai Dragons. The third weekend will serve as the last week of competition in the first half of the regular season before the mid-season split week.
>> Get more information here.


10. FUN THAT'S FREE!

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You know there’s so much to see and do all around Allen, but our fair city offers some really incredible free activities, too!  From parks to historic driving tours…check out our top free things to do in Allen this season!