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

Frisco RoughRiders will host a series of events this weekend.

Frisco RoughRiders will host a series of events this weekend.

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.

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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.

By Nicole Luna

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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