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Neon signs going up in downtown McKinney

Downtown McKinney visitors will notice new neon signs lighting up Historic Downtown McKinney in time for the city’s Home for the Holidays event on Nov. 29-Dec. 1.


McKinney to host 2019 NCAA Division II National Football Championship in December, tickets on sale now

McKinney is once again hosting this year’s National Collegiate Athletic Association Division II National Football Championship, and the city announced Nov. 4 that tickets are now on sale.


Festivals and 5Ks: 13 things to do in McKinney in October and November

It finally feels like fall. Head outdoors to these events happening in the …



McKinney home featured on HGTV's 'House Hunters'

A McKinney-based episode of HGTV's show "House Hunters" aired Sept. 18.


New public art piece to be installed in Mitchell Park near downtown McKinney

A new public art piece is being installed in a park near downtown McKinney.


2019 Fall Guide: 19 ways to enjoy the fall season in the McKinney area

Fall is here, and there are plenty of opportunities to celebrate in McKinney, whether it involves checking out a family-friendly festival, getting out into nature or simply enjoying a local pumpkin patch. Here are some events and ideas for how to get out of the house this fall.





Beer and Bites Festival, Bonnie Wenk Park opening and more: McKinney events taking place in June and early July

Events taking place in June include a beer and bites festival, the spring opening of Hugs Greenhouse and …


Kim Guthrie Art Studio and Gallery relocates in downtown McKinney

Kim Guthrie Art Studio and Gallery relocated May 9 from 110 E. Louisiana St., Ste. 202F, McKinney, to 115 W. …


Empty Bowls, live music, lacrosse games and more: Things to do in McKinney May-June

Editor's note: This article has been updated. Date Night at the Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary has been rescheduled for May 25 due to anticipated weather. 




Plant sale, festival, Arts in Bloom and more: Things to do in McKinney in April and May

Here are some events taking place in McKinney April 6-May …



At least 12 registered Little Free Libraries offering book exchange in McKinney

Little Free Library is a nonprofit organization that increases book access to readers through a “take a book, leave a book” free exchange.



McKinney partners with entertainment company to build performing arts theater, venue

A new performing arts theater and entertainment venue could be in McKinney's future.


City of McKinney named film-friendly community

With at least 21 movies, commercials and TV shows already filmed in McKinney, the city has officially received the Film Friendly Texas designation by the Texas Film Commission .


2019 Camp Guide: Summer camps in McKinney

There are various summer camps taking place in McKinney ranging from academics to sports. Here is a noncomprehensive list of summer camps taking place in 2019.


2019 Camp Guide: Spring break camps in McKinney

With spring break on the horizon, now is a good time for parents to consider some fun options for their children. Here is a noncomprehensive list of spring break camps taking place in McKinney.



Fish and attend Krewe of Barkus: Things to do in McKinney February-early March

Here are some events taking place in February and early March. …


McKinney's Chestnut Commons Garage featuring mosaic to open in February

Editor's note: This article has been updated with the name of the mosaic.





McKinney's Halloween event Scare on the Square moves indoors due to weather forecast

Scare on the Square will now take place indoors due to the weather forecast which is calling for a very raining Halloween, McKinney Main Street Program CoordinatorAaron Werner said in an email.