The 10+ Best Things To Do This Weekend In Dallas & Collin County

If you’re looking for the best things to do this weekend in Dallas, Collin County and beyond, look no further… here is the one list you need.

The week after the holidays can be slow. Really slow. But not always a bad kind of slow, especially if it comes to catching up at work, getting back into your routine, cleaning your house or just getting a little sleep!

However, if you’re in the mood for something to do now that the holiday chaos is over and the Christmas lights are out, we’ve got some great ideas for you to follow at your own pace.

So read on for the 10 best things to do this weekend in Dallas (and beyond), followed by even more of the best things to do this weekend.


A dinner-show of pianos in duel

When: January 7 at 5:30 p.m.
Or: Le Revel Patio Grill, Frisco
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Dinner and show? Yes please!

The Revel Patio Grill offers the Dueling Piano Happy Hour & Dinner Experience every Friday from 5.30 p.m. to 8.30 p.m. grab a friend, book a table and enjoy an evening of musical talent (and a little friendly competition!)


Le Rêve Gelato & Patisserie opens

When: January 8, at 11 a.m.
Or: Preston Valley Shopping Center, Dallas
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Le Rêve Gelato & Pâtisserie officially opens its doors! This is one of the best things to do this weekend if you like desserts.

Le Rêve Gelato & Pâtisserie officially opens its doors! “Le Rêve” translates to “Le Rêve” in French. And their dessert bar may be for you! Be one of the first people in the DFW area to try the creamy ice cream, luxurious baking, and delicious coffee that this Insta-worthy spot will offer in the Preston Valley Mall.


Hope in the heart

When: January 7, at 8 p.m.
Or: Plano Court Theater
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You can’t go wrong with a touching local musical on your list of things to do this weekend in Dallas with your family.

From award-winning songwriters Chris and Diane Machen comes the exciting new Bluegrass musical, “Hope In The Heartland”.

This show is based on the incredible true story of a young family’s struggle to survive the trials of the Great Depression and the faith that brought them to fruition. It’s sincere, joyful and inspiring!

Sale-A-Brate at Eataly

When: January 7, 2022
Or: Eataly Dallas
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Belissime! Any excuse to check out Eataly in Dallas.

In honor of Eataly’s 15th anniversary, throughout the month, shoppers can find hundreds of products with up to 50% off. To honor the occasion, Eataly Dallas presents its specialties with demonstrations, tastings, workshops and great offers every weekend in January!

During the first two weeks of the sale, shop for wafers and crispy cookies from Loacker, ground coffee and whole beans from Lavazza, home and kitchen items from Bialetti and Guzzini.


New year, new health goals? Check out this Whole30 Jumpstart!

When: January 8, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Or: Urban Core – Lagree Studio | Plano, Texas
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The Whole30 Jumpstart in Plano is one of the best things to do this weekend if you’re looking to speed up your health goals!

Join the Dallas Duo for an invigorating start to the year! Whitney Stuart and Andrea Overturf, the award-winning Whole30 Coaching Duo, invite you to join their Lagree class. You also have access to an optimized coffee bar and workshop to start your Whole30 reset and get all your questions answered! Plus, take home a gift basket for some cool Whole30 loot.


Cambodian street food market

When: January 8 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. and January 9 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Or: The Cambodian Buddhist Temple of Dallas
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The Cambodian Buddhist Temple in Dallas hosts a street food market!

To celebrate the temple’s 37th anniversary, the Dallas Cambodian Buddhist Temple is hosting a street market to give you a taste of Cambodia. Live music provided by Samaun Band. Profits and donations collected will benefit the temple’s projects and its cultural program. Be careful, this is cash only for food vendors!

Sushi and Sake Festival with the Central Market

When: January 8, at 3 p.m.
Or: Central Market, Plano
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Do you like sushi? This demo is one of the best things to do this weekend if you want to sharpen your sushi skills.

This demonstration at the Central Market is for foodies (aged 21 and over) who want to hone their sushi and sake skills. Find out how to make good rice; discover the varieties of sushi and the condiments that enhance them; and have fun creating your own.

Tickets cost $ 65.


10th anniversary of Peticolas Brewing Company

When: January 8, noon
Or: Peticolas Brewing Company, Dallas
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Each ticket for this celebration of 10 years of brewing gives access to more than 30 beers… including the 10th anniversary Grand Cru! Sweet and fruity aromas shine in this infusion. Fresh orange peel and Mandarina Bavaria hops add a layer of citrus complemented by the sweet plum notes of Belgian brewer’s yeast Bastagone. Robust malt and Belgian candy sugar add hints of honey and caramel. A whole celebration of taste!


Check out one of these Van Gogh exhibitions in Dallas!

What better way to do this weekend than to immerse yourself in timeless art? Do it at Immersive Van Gogh in Dallas!

Immersive Van Gogh brings 40 of the artist’s paintings to life from more than 400 licensed photos from the world’s most prestigious museums. The exhibition was created by Massimiliano Siccardi, whose work has fascinated more than 2 million people in Paris, and was recently featured in the Netflix series Emily in Paris.

Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience is a 20,000 square foot sound and light show featuring two-story projections of the artist’s most fascinating works. In addition to a spacious central space where the painter’s works extend from floor to ceiling, the experience includes separate galleries that chronicle his life, technique, and influence.

If the immersive dueling experiences weren’t confusing enough, a third Van Gogh exhibition, Van Gogh and the Olive Groves, has been announced by the Dallas Museum of Art, which will run through February 6, 2022. “Olive Groves “is the first exhibition devoted to the important series of olive groves of the legendary artist, carried out in Saint-Rémy-de-Provence in the last year of his life.

Find out more about these different exhibitions!


Even more great things to do this weekend in Dallas and Collin County

ACT Presents: “Broadway Forbidden”
Broadway’s greatest musical legends meet Broadway’s greatest satirist in this hilarious, loving, and endlessly entertaining tribute to The Great White Way.
January 7-8, 2022 | Tickets here!
Art Center Theater, Plano

Dinosaurs Live!
10 animatronic dinosaurs hide along a nature trail.

Until February 21, 2022 | hearmuseum.org/dinosaurs-live
Heard Museum, McKinney

The AMIS experience
The Couch and Central Perk are yours to recreate your favorite Instagram sitcom moments!
Until January 17 | friendstheexperience.com/dallas
Willow Bend stores in Plano | 6121 W Park Blvd, Plano, Texas

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