Farmers markets, car shows and more things to do in Frisco this August

Frisco Rotary Farmers Market (Courtesy Visit Frisco)
Frisco Rotary Farmers Market (Courtesy Visit Frisco)

Frisco Rotary Farmers Market (Courtesy Visit Frisco)

Frisco has several local events that are happening in August.

Aug. 14 | Dallas Prego Expo


Meet over 70 exhibitors specializing in fertility, pregnancy and parenting skills. Exhibitors will include representatives from hospitals, birthing centers, pediatrician offices, daycares, boutiques and more. Noon-4 p.m. Tickets are $16 before the show, $20 at the door and $5 for children ages 4-12 years old. VIP tickets are $60. Dallas Frisco Convention Center, 7600 John Q. Hammons Drive. 407-960-2933.www.thepregoexpo.com

Aug. 14 | Frisco Backs the Blue: Parade & Car Show

Attend a parade supporting law enforcement, starting at Frisco Mercantile, 8980 Preston Road. The parade will end at the Toyota Stadium parking lot where vendors, food, music and a car show will be available for the public to enjoy. Registration for the car show costs $20. Attendance is free. 9200 World Cup Way. 469-632-6993. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/frisco-backs-the-blue-2-tickets-163243956067



Aug. 19 | MASH’D Music Thursday

Request songs from Jett Platt Music while enjoying food at MASH’D. The restaurant serves sandwiches, burgers, tacos, salads and more plus craft cocktails, wine and beer. 6-9 p.m. Free admission. Food prices vary. 3401 Preston Road, Ste. 1. 214-618-9440. https://tinyurl.com/ey22pm8a

Aug. 20 | Music in the Chamber

The McKinney Philharmonic Orchestra presents “Mozart,” a concert highlighting the legendary composer’s works. The concert will be held inside the Frisco City Council chambers, which was specially designed by architects associated with NYC’s Radio City Music Hall. 8 p.m. $10 for residents, $15 for nonresidents. 6101 Frisco Square Blvd. 972-292-6652. https://tinyurl.com/34dk2dhv

Aug. 21 | Frisco Rotary Farmers Market

Every Saturday through Aug. 28, people can stock up on produce, meat, eggs and baked goods sold by local vendors. Tacos from Tacodeli are available as well as bottomless coffee from Barking Owl Coffee Roasters. Proceeds from the market benefit the Rotary Club of Frisco and its charity efforts. 8 a.m.-noon. Free. 6048 Frisco Square Blvd. 214-417-5049.
https://friscofarmersmarket.net

Aug. 22 | Mustang Sally Car, Truck & Motorcycle Show

Mustang Sally Productions and The Revel Patio Grill are hosting this monthly car show. Music will be played, and brunch will be available. Those looking to enter a car, truck or motorcycle should visit www.mustangsallyproductions.com. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. 9305 Preston Road. 469-384-7700. https://tinyurl.com/2ut4jter

By Matt Payne
Matt Payne reports on Frisco City Hall and its committees, Collin County Commissioners and McKinney business. His experience includes serving as online content editor at Fort Worth Magazine and city editor at the Killeen Daily Herald. He is a 2017 graduate of the Frank W. and Sue Mayborn School of Journalism at the University of North Texas in Denton.


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