Check out these 11 events happening in McKinney during April and May.


Dreams Unwind

Dallas-based Stevie Nicks tribute band Dreams Unwind will perform a free concert at Hub 121.ManeGait Live!

Tupps Brewery is hosting a country fair and concert benefiting ManeGait, a nonprofit organization that helps adults and children with disabilities through horseback riding. The event will feature a petting zoo, carnival games, face painting, axe throwing and more. The event will conclude with a concert by Randall King.
  • April 27, noon-7 p.m. (country fair); 4 p.m.-9 p.m. (concert)
  • Free (admission to the country fair); $15-$150 (concert)
  • Tupps Brewery, 402 E. Louisiana St., McKinney
Ballet in the Park

The Texas Youth Ballet presents an afternoon of entertainment. Attendees are invited to bring picnics and enjoy the show while experiencing some time outdoors.May

The CJ Cup Byron Nelson Tournament

The CJ Cup Byron Nelson golf tournament is returning to McKinney. The televised Professional Golfers' Association of America event will take place over four days. Grounds tickets include access to all public venues, including Garrison Brothers Distillery Bunker, Tito’s Stillhouse Lounge, Cadillac Club and a large, covered public viewing deck.Derby Dash Wine Walk

Attendees will sip wine, shop vendors and more as they wear colorful hats and bowties. Each ticket will come with a souvenir wine glass and a Derby Dash passport that gets stamped with each taste.Night Hikes

Explore the sights and sounds of night at the Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary. Hikers will be encouraged to sharpen their senses and spot the signs of animal life while learning more about the Heard’s inhabitants.Folklórico Dance Festival of McKinney

The Folklórico Dance Festival is returning to McKinney and will feature live music and performances.Brother Cane Live at The Sanctuary

Alabama rock band Brother Cane will perform at The Guitar Sanctuary with special guest The Maylee Thomas Band.Cars & Guitars Show

Head to Adriatica Village to check out classic cars, listen to live music and enjoy food trucks. All proceeds will benefit the Texas Lions Camp for Children with Disabilities.VFW Post 2150 Annual Golf Tournament

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2150 will hold its annual golf tournament, the largest fundraiser for the nonprofit organization.Sustainability and Historic Preservation

Attendees to this workshop will learn how historic preservation and appropriate maintenance can contribute to sustainable communities. The group will look at projects across the city, region and state showcasing adaptive reuse of properties and alternatives to demolition.