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May 01

Make McKinney Your Memorial Day Weekend Destination

Posted on May 1, 2018 at 4:07 PM by Beth Shumate

NEW SITE_Memorial Day Weekend_2018Cycle racing, outdoor activities, food, and music galore awaits you in McKinney over Memorial Day Weekend. We invite you to turn it into a mini-getaway - make a whole weekend of it by staying in one of our hotels or bed & breakfasts and heading out to the following special events:

  • Bike the Bricks (Friday, May 25)
    Watch and cheer for about 500 cyclists racing at high speed through the streets of downtown McKinney! Also enjoy a wide range of live music and plenty of great food and drink. There will also be a kids' area where the little ones can enjoy the evening, too.
    Where & WhenHistoric Downtown, 111 N. Tennessee, McKinney. 2:30-11 p.m.
  • Yellow Wood Music & Outdoor Festival (Saturday, May 26)
    This lifestyle festival combines great music with the great outdoors! Participate in recreational and fitness activities, take a cooking class, browse through the artisan village,  learn something new, camp, run in the  Race to Brunch 5K, enjoy the Barnyard Party or just chill out and listen to great music with a craft beer! 
    Where & When: Myers Park, 7117 CR 166, McKinney. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. with some ticketed or reservation-based activities going later into the night.
  • Smiles Charity Concert (Sunday, May 27)
    This year's Smiles Concert features, as its headliner, country recording artist Joe Nichols. Other music provided by the Keith Owens Band and the Maylee Thomas Band. Admission is $5 at the gate with money raised going to build houses for disabled U.S. veterans. No coolers or food allowed in; food and drinks will be available for purchase at the festival site.
    Where & When: Adriatica, 6625 Mediterranean Dr., McKinney. 5-11 p.m.

McKinney Accommodations

Check out the following places to rest your head while in McKinney for Memorial Day Weekend (or any time of the year):

Need Assistance? Just Ask!

We're here if you need any assistance before, during or after your visit to McKinney. Just give us a call at 888-649-8499 or by emailing info@visitMcKinney.