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Are you looking for McKinney Valentine's Day Events?  Valentine's Day is a day for couples, but there are Valentine's events going on around town for the whole family! Spend some time with your sweetie or your sweet children this Valentine's Day 2016 in McKinney TX.

 
Check out these Valentine's Events such as the Sweetheart Express, Daddy Daughter Dances and other Valentines Events.


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If you're looking for someplace to take your sweetheart for Valentine's Day Dinner, we've got a list for you!

Couples and Canines

Date of event: 02/13/2016

Event Time: 10:00:00 AM till 11:30:00 AM

Location Name: Lake Ray Roberts

Location Address: 100 PW 4137, Pilot Point, TX Click for Google Map

Description: This hike is open to anyone that would like to attend, not just couples with canines. All pets must be leashed. This will be an easy 1.1 mile hike on our beautiful DORBA trail. Slightly off the beaten path, this trail winds through the Post Oak forest, providing ample opportunities for wildlife viewing. Sturdy shoes, water and doggy bags are recommended. Please meet at the parking lot near park headquarters.

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Daddy Daughter Dance

Date of event: 02/05/2016

Event Time: 06:00:00 PM till 10:30:00 PM

Cost: $15/Person in advance; $20/person at the door

Ages: Fathers and their daughters between the ages of 4-12 years

Location Name: Hampton Inn and Suites

Location Address: 1700 Rodeo Drive, Mesquite TX  Click for Google Map

Description: Activities include music, dancing, door prizes and light refreshments. There will be a coat check service available for no extra charge. Flowers and professional portraits by will be available for purchase. Organizers have added a drawing this year and each girl will have a chance to win a prize. The winner of the 6 p.m. dance will receive an American Girl doll sponsored by Windsor Florist. The winner at the 8:30 p.m. dance will receive Beats headphones. Session 1 (6 - 8 p.m.) - girls 4 - 8 years old; Session 2 (8:30 - 10:30 p.m.) - girls 9 - 12 years old

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Daddy-Daughter Valentines Dance

Date of event: 02/05/2016

Event Time: 06:30:00 PM till 09:00:00 PM

Cost: $16 per person Resident/$20 per person Nonresident

Ages: Pre-K to 3rd grade

Location Name: McKinney Community Center

Location Address: 2001 S Central Expwy McKinney, TX Click for Google Map

Description: Treat your little princess like a queen at this fun Valentines Day Dance. Must register in person at the McKinney Community Center. No walk-ins allowed.

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Dutch Oven Dessert

Date of event: 02/13/2016

Event Time: 02:00:00 PM till 03:00:00 PM

Location Name: Lake Ray Roberts

Location Address: 100 PW 4137, Pilot Point, TX Click for Google Map

Description: Come learn the basics of cooking in a Dutch Oven, as well as a little history of the oven itself. A Dutch Oven is a cast iron pot with a lid that can be used for cooking while camping. Make sure to bring a spoon and a bowl to sample some dessert for yourself! There will also be some take home recipes for you. Please meet at Picnic Pavilion One.

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Father Daughter Dance

Date of event: 02/06/2016

Event Time: 07:00:00 PM till 09:00:00 PM

Cost: $15 per couple $5 add daughter

Ages: all ages

Location Name: Sherman Parks & Recreation Father Daughter Dance

Location Address: Sherman Municipal Building 405 N. Rusk St. Sherman, TX 75090 Click for Google Map

Description: Sherman Parks & Recreation Father Daughter Dance

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Hearts in the Park

Date of event: 02/13/2016

Event Time: 03:00:00 PM till 09:00:00 PM

Cost: FREE

Ages: All Ages

Location Name: Klyde Warren Park at Ginsburg Family Great Lawn

Location Address: 2012 Woodall Rodgers Fwy Dallas, TX 75204 Click for Google Map

Description: Join us for our annual Valentine's Day celebration! Join us for a costume-themed, “roaring” good time filled with music, crafts, dancing, trivia and sweet treats from 3-6 p.m. Following the afternoon’s family-friendly festivities, grab a blanket and stick around for a special screening of “The Great Gatsby” (2013) under the stars, starting at 6:30 p.m.

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Love is in the Air

Date of event: 02/13/2016

Event Time: 03:00:00 PM till 05:00:00 PM

Cost: $35; $50/couple. $24/TDG Member; $40/Member couple. Register in advance.

Ages: Ages 3+

Location Name: Texas Discovery Gardens at Fair Park

Location Address: 3601 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd Dallas, TX 75210 Click for Google Map

Description: Stroll through our romantic Butterfly House and release ladybugs. Enjoy hors d’oeuvres featuring chocolate covered insects. while John Watts talks bug love, or insect reproduction.

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My Little Valentine Family Dance

Date of event: 02/12/2016

Event Time: 07:00:00 PM till 09:00:00 PM

Cost: $7/person in advance; $10/person at the door.

Location Name: Denton Civic Center

Location Address: 215 E. McKinney Street, Denton, TX 76201 Click for Google Map

Description: Advance tickets are sold at Denton Civic Center until 5pm on Feb. 7. Tickets are also sold online. Get all dressed up and dance the night away with the ones you love the most. A live DJ will be there to make this a truly memorable evening. Photos will be $3, roses $2, and glow products $1. Light refreshments will be provided.

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Romancing the Stars

This event occurs Daily from 02/12/2016 to 02/14/2016

Cost: $15

Location Name: Planetarium at UT Arlington

Location Address: Chemistry Physics Building 700 College St, Arlington, TX 76019  Click for Google Map

Description: Bring your sweetheart to the Planetarium this Valentine's Day for our special Couples Only event, Romancing the Stars. This program takes a lighthearted look at the night sky and tells many stories of love and devotion that can be found there. Tickets can be purchased by calling the Planetarium office at 817-272-1183 or by emailing planetarium@uta.edu Schedule: Feb 12 @ – 7pm; Feb 13 @5:30pm & 8:30pm; Feb 14 @ 5pm & 6:30pm.

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Share the Love Train

Date of event: 02/13/2016

Event Time: 01:00:00 PM till 06:00:00 PM

Cost: $26/First-class; $18/Touring-class

Location Name: Grapevine Vintage Railroad

Location Address: 709 South Main Street, Grapevine Click for Google Map

Description: Hop aboard to ride the rails on the Grapevine Vintage Railroad (GVRR) on opening day of the Grapevine Vintage Railroad's 2016 season, ride the "Share the Love Train" to celebrate Valentine's Day. A portion of every ticket sold will be donated to charity.

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Sweetheart Hike in the Valley

Date of event: 02/14/2016

Event Time: 12:00:00 PM till 03:00:00 PM

Location Name: Dinosaur Valley State Park

Location Address: 1629 Park Road 59, Glen Rose, TX Click for Google Map

Description: Come and hike the trails with your sweetheart! Meet at track site #2. Hike the trails and stop along the way to get in tune with nature. Bring your binoculars to check out the local birds and view wildlife in its natural settings. Bring a picnic lunch and enjoy the beautiful view from the overlook. Wear good hiking shoes and dress in layers in case of inclement weather.

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Valentine Tea with Irving Heritage Society

Date of event: 02/14/2016

Event Time: 02:00:00 PM till 04:00:00 PM

Location Name: Irving Heritage House

Location Address: 303 South O'Connor Road in Irving, TX 75060 Click for Google Map

Description: Join us for a 1914 Vintage Valentine Tea.

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Valentines Couples Hike

Date of event: 02/14/2016

Event Time: 03:00:00 PM till 05:00:00 PM

Location Name: Lake Bob Sandlin State Park

Location Address: 341 State Park Road 2117 Pittsburg, TX 75686 Click for Google Map

Description: Come join us at the park for a romantic stroll through nature. There will be two hikes, one starting at 3:00PM and the other at 4:00PM. Each hike will be led by a park ranger and will end by a cozy campfire where you can make smores with your special Valentine. This is a great way to experience the outdoors with someone you love. Please contact the park at 903-572-5531 to sign up so we can get an estimate on attendees.

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Valentines Day Week-end Events at the Perot

This event occurs Daily from 02/12/2016 to 02/14/2016

Location Name: Perot Museum of Nature and Science

Location Address: 2201 N. Field Street Dallas, TX 75201  Click for Google Map

Description: Seeking a sweet spot to spend this Valentines/Presidents’ Day weekend? Back-to-back holidays mean double the fun this Valentine’s Day/Presidents’ Day weekend with the family-fun Discovery Days, trivia, bookworm readings, boo bubbles, Valentine’s crafts, 3D films and more. Head to the Perot Museum of Nature and Science for the family-fun Discovery Days, special activities and crafts, extended hours, 3D films and more! And don’t miss the magically mesmerizing Creatures of Light: Nature’s Bioluminescence traveling exhibition before it “glows” away for good Feb. 21. On Saturday, create your own circuits, program robots, build your own inventions, see how a 3D printer works and delight in tech-riffic fun for all ages at Discovery Days: Gadgets & Gizmos. Throughout the weekend, enjoy live “science on the spot” demos, bookworm readings, trivia and drop-in activities such as “boo bubbles” and robotics at select times on Saturday, Sunday and Monday. (Check the website for a detailed schedule.) All activities are free to Perot Museum members and included with general admission for non-members. Holiday Hours: Museum will stay open until 7pm on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, and will be open from 10am-5pm. on Presidents’ Day. Special member-only hours will be offered Saturday, Sunday and Monday morning.

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When Harry Met Sally

Date of event: 02/06/2016

Event Begins at: 07:30:00PM

Cost: $6/person

Ages: Rated R

Location Name: Palace Theatre

Location Address: 300 South Main St, Grapevine Click for Google Map

Description: When Harry Met Sally (1989), Starring Meg Ryan & Billy Crystal. Harry and Sally have known each other for years, and are very good friends, but they fear sex would ruin the friendship. On-line ticket sales close at midnight the night before the show. If you would like to purchase tickets the day of the show, you can do so at the Palace Box Office beginning one hour prior to show time. Please call the Palace Arts Center Ticketline at 817-410-3100 for more information.

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