Five March and April events to check out in Frisco

The city of Frisco is holding its a pandemic-friendly Aqua Egg Hunt in March ahead of Easter. Guests must reserve time slots and purchase tickets in advance. (Courtesy city of Frisco)
The city of Frisco is holding its a pandemic-friendly Aqua Egg Hunt in March ahead of Easter. Guests must reserve time slots and purchase tickets in advance. (Courtesy city of Frisco)

The city of Frisco is holding its a pandemic-friendly Aqua Egg Hunt in March ahead of Easter. Guests must reserve time slots and purchase tickets in advance. (Courtesy city of Frisco)

March 12-13 | Good Question Band

The Good Question Band is playing ‘60s, ‘70s and ‘80s music at The Revel Bar. Children must be accompanied. Tickets start at $20. 8:30 p.m. The Revel Patio Grill, 9305 Preston Road. 469-384-7700.

March 13 | Aqua Egg Hunt

Frisco is holding a socially distanced aquatic egg hunt March 13 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Participants must reserve a 20-minute time slot, which includes an Easter egg hunt, a visit with the Easter bunny and a goody bag. Guests are advised to purchase tickets early. Masks are required for entrance and children under the age of 8 must wear a provided life jacket. $15. Frisco Athletic Center, 5828 Nancy Jane Lane. 972-292-6600.

March 13-14 | Collect-A-ConTX

If you want to be the very best, there is an opportunity without searching the land far and wide with Collect-A-Con-TX. The event is a two-day festival and trade show convention celebrating the 25th anniversary of Pokémon, featuring more than 300 dealers and vendors. All ages. $10-$50. March 13, 10 a.m-March 14, 7 p.m. Embassy Suites Hotel, 7600 John Q. Hammons Drive. 972-987-0178.

March 24 | Rail District Bingo Night

Didi’s Downtown will host its monthly Rail District Bingo Night. The socially distanced event, supported with awards donated by local merchants, will feature six rounds of bingo with prizes and raffles. $35. 7-9 p.m. Didi’s Downtown, 7210 Main St. 469-888-4020.

April 10-11 | Frisco Uncorked

This socially distanced wine tasting event features 25 wineries from North Texas, California and all around the globe.

Local boutiques, artists and other small businesses will be in attendance. For wine lovers, there will be a grape-stomping contest. Beer and seltzer will also be sold. $30-$80. Frisco Square, 8843 Coleman Blvd.
By Francesca D' Annunzio
Francesca D'Annunzio covers K-12 and higher education, development, planning and zoning, and transportation in Frisco and McKinney. She attended college at the University of Texas at Austin, where she reported for the Daily Texan and interned for the Austin Chronicle. When she's not reporting, she enjoys spending time outdoors and experimenting in the kitchen.


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