Dr Pepper Ballpark events, free movie screenings and concert: 5 things to do in Frisco this weekend, April 19-22


There will be several events taking place this weekend in Frisco, including the Frisco RoughRiders four-game homestand against the Corpus Christ Hooks, free movie screenings and a concert.

All weekend

1. Frisco RoughRiders host activities throughout the weekend
For four nights, Dr Pepper Ballpark will host a variety of events that correlate with the Frisco RoughRiders four-game homestand with the Corpus Christi Hooks. All activities are with the purchase of a game ticket, except Party @ The Yard. Tickets range from $7-$20. Dr Pepper Ballpark, 7300 Roughriders Trail, Frisco. www.milb.com

Thursday, Deep Ellum Brewing Party @ The Yard featuring The Bachelorette’s Luke Pell, 7:05 p.m.

The area of the ballpark beyond the outfield wall will be transformed into an all-inclusive 21-and-up party scene. The event will include drink specials such as $1 domestic beer, $2 craft beers and multiple mixed drink offerings with food truck offerings, live radio DJs and tailgate games. $15.

Friday, Jurassic Park Night, 7:05 p.m.
The Riders pay tribute to the classic film all night long with various activities and festivities. Fans are also welcomed to stay post-game for a fireworks show presented by Children’s Health.

Saturday, Bark in the Park. 7:05 p.m.
Fans will have the opportunity to bring their dogs to the ballpark and enjoy other dog-related giveaways and activities. There will also be a post-game party with live music from Tyla Taylor and half-price drink specials.

Sunday, Kids Sunday Funday, 4:05 p.m.
Kids and their parents/guardians can participate in a free pregame catch on the field up to 35 minutes before first pitch and enjoy $1 ice cream sandwiches all game.



2. Frisco Youth Theatre presents “RENT, School Edition”

Frisco Youth Theatre presents a story that follows a year in the life of a group of impoverished young artists and musicians struggling to survive and create in New York’s Lower East Side, under the shadow of HIV/AIDS. This show is recommended for audiences ages 13 and up due to mature content. 7:15 p.m. $10-$20. Black Box Theater, 8004 N. Dallas Parkway, Frisco. www.northtexasperformingarts.org


3. Movie Night at The Star: “Avengers: Age of Ultron”

The Star will host a free outdoor movie showing of Marvel’s Avengers: age of Ultron. There will be other childrens’ activites and guests can potentially walk away with tickets for “Avengers: Infinity War” debuting in theaters April 27. Activities start at 7 p.m. followed by the movie showing at 8 p.m. The Star in Frisco, 9 Cowboys Way, Frisco. www.visitfrisco.com


4. Free movie screening of “The Lorax”
City of Frisco’s Environmental Services will host a free movie showing of “The Lorax” in celebration of Earth Day. There will also be a costume contest and guests are encouraged to dress up in environmentally-themed costumes. Free. 2-4 p.m. City Council Chambers, 6101 Frisco Square Blvd. www.friscotexas.gov

5. Skillet and for KING & COUNTRY concert
Bands Skillet and for KING & COUNTRY are uniting for the joy.UNLEASHED tour at the Dr Pepper Arena. Concert begins 7 p.m. and tickets range from $15-$75. Dr Pepper Arena, 2601 Avenue of the Stars, Frisco. For tickets click here.

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Nicole Luna is the Senior Reporter for Frisco. She covers development, transportation, education, business and city government. She has a bachelor's degree in Journalism and Spanish from The University of Texas at Arlington and has been with Community Impact Newspaper since June 2015.
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