Memorial Day events

 

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Check 0ut the links to events below. Some of these are within Collin County, others are in Dallas, Grapevine, Granbury etc

Carry the Load Walk

  • Date of event: 05/29/2016
  • Event Begins at: 12:00:00PM
  • Location Name: Reverchon Park
  • Location Address: 3505 Maple Ave Dallas, Texas 75219

Description: The 11th Annual Walk For Wishes® DFW is a 5k and 1 mile Fun Walk where participants, wish kids and volunteers take big strides to make more wishes come true! Every dollar raised from this fun-filled event will go to fulfilling the wishes of our North Texas children. In an effort to support our wish kids fighting their life-threatening medical conditions, this year we are challenging you to be a hero to our local kids, and to come out dressed as your favorite hero! So find your best hero outfit, put together a team and be part of an event that brings hope, strength and joy to the lives of North Texas children who have been diagnosed with a life-threatening medical condition.

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Cruisin’ Granbury Memorial Day Weekend

  • This event occurs Daily from 05/28/2016 to 05/30/2016
  • Location Name: Granbury Square
  • Location Address: Granbury

Description: Granbury, Texas will kick off summer this Memorial Day Weekend in style, 50s style that is! The Historic Granbury Merchants Association presents Cruisin’ Granbury, a festival dedicated to the era of cool cars and rock and roll. Visitors will enjoy dancing, lots of vendors, hot rods, and yes, even a top notch Elvis tribute artist on Sunday evening from 5-6:30 pm!

Farmer’s Branch Stars & Strings

  • Date of event: 05/28/2016
  • Event Begins at: 06:30:00PM
  • Cost: Free
  • Ages: All Ages
  • Location Name: Farmers Branch Historical Park
  • Location Address: 2540 Farmers Branch Lane, Farmer’s Branch

Description: The sounds from the Dallas Wind Symphony will be filling the Historical Park at this year’s Memorial Day event. The Park will open its gates at 6:30 p.m. with activities for the young and the young at heart including historical structure tours, bounce houses and concessions as well as the all-time favorite low level fireworks show that helps cap off the event. Parking will be available at Metro Square Business Park located at 12300 Ford Road. Shuttles will pick up and drop off at the Farmers Branch Historical Park Entrance.

Grand Prairie Memorial Day Celebration

  • Date of event: 05/30/2016
  • Event Time: 10:00:00 AM till 01:00:00 PM
  • Cost: Free
  • Ages: All Ages
  • Location Name: Grand Prairie Veterans Memorial
  • Location Address: 925 Conover, Grand Prairie, TX 75051

Description: Our Memorial Day celebration will feature an aircraft flyover, bagpipers, a 21-gun salute and live performances of patriotic music. The Rotary Club will also provide lunch to all who attend.

Grapevine RailRoad Memorial Day Train

  • Date of event: 05/30/2016
  • Location Name: Grapevine Vintage Railroad Depot
  • Location Address: 709 South Main Street, Grapevine, TX

Description: Celebrate Memorial Day with the Grapevine Vintage Railroad

Grapevine Summer Blast Memorial Day

  • Date of event: 05/27/2016
  • Event Begins at: 09:30:00PM
  • Location Name: Lake Grapevine

Description: The hottest and longest season of the year might also be the most fun. Grapevine’s SummerBlast features a 12-minute fireworks display over Lake Grapevine every Friday night from Memorial Day to Labor Day at 9:30 p.m. Best viewing locations are your favorite lake parks or on top of the parking garage at the Gaylord Texan Resort, which is home to the Garage Rock Out Party.

Memorial Day at Flagpole Hill

  • Date of event: 05/30/2016
  • Event Begins at: 08:00:00PM
  • Cost: Free
  • Ages: All ages
  • Location Name: Flagpole Hill
  • Location Address: 8015 Doran Circle, Dallas, TX 75238

Description: Dallas Symphony Orchestra will play patriotic music in honor of Memorial Day. The concert will be capped off with a fireworks display. Don’t forget to bring a lawn chair or towel to enjoy this casual outdoor concert without taking home any grass stains. The rain site for this event will be the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center.

Memorial Day Ceremony

  • Date of event: 05/30/2016
  • Event Begins at: 10:00:00AM
  • Cost: Free
  • Ages: All Ages
  • Location Name: Town Hall
  • Location Address: 2121 Cross Timbers Road Flower Mound, TX 75028

Description: The Town of Flower Mound invites the community to join together to remember fallen soldiers of war. The ceremony will feature keynote speakers from the military and local leaders, Color Guard, patriotic music, bagpipers, and a wreath presentation. The Town is also asking residents to submit a picture and bio of a fallen hero which will be added to a special Wall of Honor, and recognized during the event.

Memorial Day Weekend Activities

  • This event occurs Daily from 05/27/2016 to 05/30/2016
  • Ages: All ages
  • Location Name: Dallas Arboretum
  • Location Address: 8525 Garland Rd Dallas, TX 75218

Description: Celebrate family this Memorial Day Weekend with four days of family fun at the Dallas Arboretum. This long weekend captures the excitement of the start of summer, memories of picnics and barbecue, and the gratitude toward those who serve our country. We invite you to carry on your Memorial Day traditions (or start a new one)! Bring a picnic blanket and enjoy $2 hot dogs and root beer floats, watch your children’s faces light up as they explore the petting zoo, and spend the afternoons listening to live music overlooking the scenic White Rock Lake. This weekend of patriotic celebration will conclude with two Eddie Coker Concerts on Monday at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. sponsored by DallasChild, free to members and paid garden admission. Free admission is given all four days to all active duty members and veterans of the United States military and first responders with valid photo ID.

Memorial Weekend at the Perot Museum!

  • This event occurs Daily from 05/27/2016 to 05/30/2016
  • Ages: All Ages
  • Location Name: Perot Museum of Nature and Science
  • Location Address: 2201 N. Field Street Dallas, TX 75201

Description: This Memorial Day weekend, the Perot Museum will feature two new 3D films – National Parks Adventure 3D and Flying Monsters 3D – plus the stunning exhibition, Eye of the Collector, daily science demos and activities, and more. From May 27-30, daily “science on the spot” demos, bookworm readings, science trivia and other drop-in activities will take place at select times throughout the Museum, plus kids 5 and under can enjoy art activities in the Moody Family Children’s Museum until 3 p.m.

Outdoor Waterpark Splashtacular

  • Date of event: 05/30/2016
  • Event Time: 01:00:00 PM till 05:00:00 PM
  • Location Name: CAC Outdoor Waterpark
  • Location Address: 1200 Gerault Rd Flower Mound, TX

Description: Activities and games are spread throughout the day to encourage participation from patrons of all ages and abilities. Activities are FREE with paid admission.

Soluna 2016: Our Heroes

  • Date of event: 05/29/2016
  • Event Time: 08:30:00 PM till 10:00:00 PM
  • Cost: Free
  • Ages: All Ages
  • Location Name: Klyde Warren Park Muse Family Performance Pavilion
  • Location Address: 2012 Woodall Rodgers Freeway Dallas, TX 75201

Description: Join us for a patriotic standout from the Dallas Symphony Orchestra: a free concert conducted by Jaap Van Sweden. During Soluna 2016: Our Heroes, the mighty DSO puts their instruments to good use, playing patriotic favorites and stirring anthems in honor of our nation’s troops and first responders. The event, under the umbrella of the Soluna Festival, is presented in conjunction with Carry The Load.

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Texas Pool Memorial Day Celebration

  • Date of event: 05/30/2016
  • Event Time: 12:00:00 PM till 06:00:00 PM
  • Ages: All ages
  • Location Name: The Texas Pool
  • Location Address: 901 Springbrook Drive, Plano, TX 75075

Description: Join us for a Memorial Day party in our Texas shaped pool!

The Richardson Community Band Summer Series

  • Date of event: 05/29/2016
  • Event Begins at: 07:00:00PM
  • Cost: Free
  • Location Name: Richardson Civic Center
  • Location Address: 411 W. Arapaho Road, Richardson

Description: This first concert in the summer series is a tribute to Memorial Day. Bring chairs, blankets or food and drink if you like.

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