McKinney residents will find more entertainment and venues open past 9 p.m. as the city continues to grow. Check out our guide below for nightlife ideas in McKinney. This is not a comprehensive list.

Bars and pubs

End Zone McKinney

A sports bar where customers enjoy food, reasonably priced drinks and recurring events.

4150 Eldorado Parkway, McKinney


Foxii’s Restaurant & Grill

Foxii’s menu offers hand crafted cocktails, burgers, wings and more.

301 E. Virginia Parkway, Ste. 103, McKinney


The Grind Burger Bar & Tap Room

A neighborhood joint serving signature burgers, chicken, paninis and more.

7500 W. Stacy Road, Ste. 150, McKinney



A seasonal American small plates restaurant and craft cocktail bar.

111 W. Virginia St., McKinney


Delaney’s Irish Pub & Scratch Kitchen

Open since 2008, Delaney’s offers a mix of Texas flavors and Irish classics, over 100 menu items and 54 beers on tap.

6150 Eldorado Parkway, Ste. 120, McKinney


The Yard

Family- and pet-friendly restaurant where guests can eat, drink and play games outside. The Yard also has a designated section for guests ages 21 and older.

107 S. Church St., McKinney


19 Degrees Sports Bar & Grill

A locally owned sports bar and restaurant, offering concession-style classics and bar-fare inside the Children’s Health StarCenter.•6993 Stars Ave., McKinney


Live music

Cadillac Pizza Pub

A local spot to enjoy scratch-made pizzas and live music from different genres.

112 S. Kentucky St., McKinney


The Celt Irish Pub

Irish pub in historic downtown McKinney offering food, a bar, whiskey tastings, darts and more.

100 N. Tennessee St., McKinney


Dempsey’s Place

A sports bar and pub, featuring a patio of over 2,000 square feet that is heated in the winter and air-conditioned in the summer.

310 E. Louisiana St., McKinney


E.J. Wills Gastropub

This eatery specializes in quality food, craft beer, live music and community events.

1910 N. Stonebridge Drive, Ste. 100, McKinney•214-592-0145

Guitars & Growlers McKinney

Newly opened tap house and restaurant that sells handmade guitars, offers live music as well as beer and wine to go.

2741 Virginia Parkway, Ste. 550, McKinney


Hank’s Texas Grill

Opened in 2003, this family-owned spot brings McKinney live music along with a full bar and menu.

1310 N. Central Expressway, McKinney


The Pub McKinney

This local restaurant, features elevated bar food, an extensive cocktail and spirits menu and games.

204 W. Virginia St., McKinney


Smithart’s Craft Food & Cheers

One of McKinney’s newest venues, this eatery offers a seasonal menu and billiard tables.

1751 Eldorado Parkway, Ste. 310, McKinney


Tupps Brewery

For Tupps’ owners, beer is the perfect blend of art and science. Guests can take a tour of its brewery for the full, immersive experience.

721 Anderson St., McKinney


Wine bars

Landon Winery

Guests can tour the winery and sample wine while enjoying live music.

101 N. Kentucky St., McKinney


Lone Star Wine Cellars

This winery offers “ranch wines” made on the owners’ ranch in Whitesboro.

103 E. Virginia St., McKinney



This offers food, wine and spirits.

301 N. Custer Road, Ste 180, McKinney


Zin Zen Wine Bistro

Locally owned and operated, this wine bar features wines from around the world.

6841 Virginia Parkway, Ste. 104, McKinney




For $12, guests can play games to their heart’s content. They can also enjoy drinks and food in this retro arcade, featuring esports, modern gaming and pinball.

305 E. Virginia St., McKinney


(coming soon)

Carpe Diem Comics

A one-stop shop for comics, games, collectibles, gatherings, minis and prints.

101 N. McDonald St., Ste. 110, McKinney


The Comedy Arena

Enjoy a variety of comedy improv shows and participate in ComedySportz, an interactive competition between two comedy teams.

305 E. Virginia St., Ste. 104, McKinney



Use team-working and problem-solving skills in one of six games—Cuban Crisis, Antidote, TH3 C0D3, Under Pressure, Mansion Murder and Narco.

3150 Hardin Blvd., McKinney


Exit Plan

This business offer escape rooms, or live action adventure games, where friends or family work together to solve problems and break out of a room filled with puzzles.

218 E. Louisiana St., Ste. 500, McKinney


McKinney Performing Arts Center

MPAC offers everything from live music to plays, musicals and comedy shows.

111 N. Tennessee St., McKinney


Urban Air Trampoline and Adventure Park

This “ultimate indoor adventure park” features trampolines, dodgeball, a ropes course, a warrior course, climbing walls and more.

3150 Hardin Blvd., McKinney