Happy July 4th, Frisco!!! In addition to all the hot dogs, lemonade, and sparklers you can stand, there’s TONS of fun things going on all this week in Frisco! Whether you cheer on the RoughRiders, root for FC Dallas, catch some live music, or watch the dachshunds race, we’ll see you out and about this extra long weekend and hope you beat the heat!
Featured this week: FRISCO FREEDOM FEST
Deals & Discounts:
PogoPass: Get a $124.95 PogoPass for $49.98 when you use code:FRISCO. Get access to some of the most fun venues around town this summer including the Frisco RoughRiders, Sci-Tech Discovery Center, Fort Worth Zoo, Texas Discovery Gardens, and many, many more.
Friday, July 1
“The CRUEligans & First Sting” – Two of the best Tribute Bands in Texas LIVE on the Rock 101 stage Friday July 1. The Crueligans (Motley Crue Tribute) and First Sting (Scorpions Tribute). Rock 101 Grill, 2833 Eldorado Pkwy. Little Elm, 75033
Live Music: Matt Castillo at Stan’s Main Street
Saturday, July 2
“Frisco Rotary FARMERS MARKET” – The Farmers Market is back in downtown Frisco with a new location! On 4th Street between Main and Elm, the Farmers Market is open every Saturday from 8am to 1pm or Sell Out. A bounty of fresh fruits and vegetables creates a colorful welcome to those who appreciate the “buy fresh, buy local” idea. Seasonal fruits create a spectacular palette! The freshest vegetables in North Dallas will excite your culinary talents! Also available are pasture fed beef, pork, lamb, and the freshest eggs you’ll find. Buy pasta, nuts, cheesecake, muffins, gourmet items, and honey – all fresh! Check out the vendors page for information on all the vendors. Be sure to come by every Saturday starting in May for the best produce and homemade goods in Frisco.
Live Music: Sawman at Stan’s Main Street
Sunday, July 3
“Hotter ‘n Firecrackers 5k Run & Dachshund Races” – As a kickoff to Frisco Freedom Fest tomorrow, come join us July 3 for our third annual Hotter ‘n Firecrackers Glow 5K Run! Participants will light up the night as they race through Frisco Square sporting flashing LED lights and their brightest fluorescent gear. Immerse yourself in the mesmerizing ‘glow’ effect, energized by the beat of electronic music. During early packet pickup, ‘glow runners’ will receive an LED headband. On race day, runners will light up the night with glow necklaces, LED arm bands, as well as a moisture wicking t-shirt. Winners (in each category) will receive a custom LED medal. As if the bright lights and great music aren’t enough … don’t miss the hilarious fun of our Dachshund Dash right before the 5k starts. It might not be the Kentucky Derby, but expect a nail-biter as these energetic little competitors chase the title of Top Dog in Frisco!
Monday, July 4 – INDEPENDENCE DAY
“FRISCO FREEDOM FEST & FIREWORKS EXTRAVAGANZA” – From 4pm to 10pm in Simpson Plaza in front of City Hall, Frisco Freedom Fest 2016 is a FREE event on Monday, July 4. Don’t miss your once-in-a-year chance to celebrate our nation’s birthday with fantastic food, great music and aaahhh-worthy fireworks! Please remember, Frisco Freedom Fest is a family-oriented event – no alcohol is allowed and dogs should stay home.
“FC Dallas vs. Orlando City SC” – Match starts at 8pm in Toyota Stadium. Get your FC Dallas tickets!
Tuesday, July 5
“Frisco City Council Meeting” – The Frisco City Council typically meets the first and third Tuesdays of each month inside the City Council Chamber at the George A. Purefoy Municipal Center, 6101 Frisco Square Blvd. Citizens are welcome to attend the open meeting, which generally begins at 6:30 p.m. Citizens’ input is heard at approximately 7:30 p.m. Can’t join us at City Hall? Watch meetings live! (Select ‘video’ next to the listing for the current meeting date at the above link.)
“2016-17 Early Childhood School Registration” – Frisco ISD will host registration for students who qualify for Pre-Kindergarten or Head Start at the Early Childhood School in the 2016-17 school year. Appointments will be available each day between 8:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. The programs are free for qualifying students and transportation is provided.
July 5, 2016 – July 8, 2016 at Vandeventer Middle School, 6075 Independence Parkway, Frisco, TX 75035
“Back-to-School Immunization Clinics” – Frisco ISD will host immunization clinics in conjunction with Early Childhood School registration July 5-8 between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. This opportunity is available to any student missing required immunizations for the 2016-17 school year. July 5, 2016 8:30 AM – July 8, 2016 2:30 PM at Vandeventer Middle School, 6075 Independence Parkway, Frisco, TX 75035
Wednesday, July 6
“Frisco RoughRiders vs. Arkansas Travelers” – First pitch thrown at 7:05pm in Dr. Pepper Ballpark. Please Note: Children aged 2 and under do not need a ticket, but must sit on a lap. Get your RoughRiders tickets!
GET READY FOR:
“Art in the Atrium 13 Artist Deadline: August 22″ – This is an Exhibition CALL FOR ARTISTS, City of Frisco Public Art Program, to the “Art in the Atrium 13” exhibition scheduled for Monday, October 10 2016 through Friday, March 10, 2017. The City of Frisco seeks current, 2-Dimensional works of art by artists from Frisco and the surrounding area for the 13th installment of Art in the Atrium. The exhibition showcases regional artistic endeavors and encourages public dialogue, understanding and enjoyment of visual art. The program’s goal is to reflect the artistic excellence in and around Frisco and to promote the City’s cultural and economic initiatives. Apply for your art to be considered!
“Texas Legends Youth Summer Basketball Camp” – Come join us for the 2016 Texas Legends Youth Summer Camp! This 4-day camp is for boys and girls between ages 6-14 who are looking to improve their game, compete in fun camp contests, and interact with the most fan-friendly team in DFW, the Texas Legends! With four great weeks to pick from, everyone can find a week to get a great camp experience or can attend all four sessions!
GUESTS TO INCLUDE: DONNIE NELSON, DUNKER, TEXAS LEGENDS PLAYERS & PERSONNEL. 3 SESSIONS TO PICK FROM IN JULY & AUGUST. AGES 6-14, BOYS & GIRLS
July 18-21 – Lifetime Fitness – Allen
July 25-28 – Bent Tree Bible Church
August 8-11 – Bent Tree Bible Church