The Mill event venue in McKinney looks to expand with outdoor space

The Mill at East McKinney is one of the more recognizable buildings on McKinney's east side. (Courtesy The Mill at East McKinney)
The Mill at East McKinney is one of the more recognizable buildings on McKinney's east side. (Courtesy The Mill at East McKinney)

The Mill at East McKinney is one of the more recognizable buildings on McKinney's east side. (Courtesy The Mill at East McKinney)

The Mill at East McKinney, a wedding and event venue, is looking to add a space for outdoor ceremonies and receptions.

Owners of The Mill requested a specific use permit from McKinney Planning and Zoning commissioners at their July 13 meeting to create an event space between the two buildings at the McKinney Flour Mill, located at 501 E. Louisiana St. and 601 E. Louisiana St.

“There has been an increased demand for outdoor spaces for post-pandemic events at our property,” meeting documents provided to commissioners stated.

The hours of operation for the outdoor venue would be during the daytime and evening, and events would be cut off by 10 p.m. Sundays through Thursdays and 11:30 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays, documents stated.

The request was given a favorable recommendation from commissioners and will move forward to be considered by the McKinney City Council Aug. 3.


More information about The Mill at East McKinney can be found by calling 972-529-8033 or visiting www.millateastmckinney.com.
By Miranda Jaimes

Editor, Frisco & McKinney

Miranda joined Community Impact Newspaper as an editor in August 2017 with the Grapevine/Colleyville/Southlake edition. In 2019 she transitioned to editor for the McKinney edition. She began covering Frisco as well in 2020. Miranda covers local government, transportation, business and nonprofits in these communities. Prior to CI, Miranda served as managing editor for The Prosper Press, The Anna-Melissa Tribune and The Van Alstyne Leader, and before that reported and did design for The Herald Democrat, a daily newspaper in Grayson County. She graduated with a degree in journalism from Oklahoma Christian University in 2014.



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