What’s Happening in Collin County, Texas: August 2023 Edition

by | Aug 3, 2023

The Heartbeat of Community: Summer Events

One thing is for sure, we know how to celebrate summer in Collin County, Texas! August is a month teeming with community-oriented events that will put a spring in your step and offer a slice of our unique local culture. From food festivals to vibrant fairs, there’s an event for everyone in our lively county.

Summer Concert Series: Unwind with Music

Our annual Summer Sounds Concert Series in Allen continues to be a hit. The rhythm of live music fills the air at Watters Creek each week, creating an energetic yet soothing ambience. It’s an outdoor concert you won’t want to miss, and the best part? It’s free! Bring your lawn chair or blanket and enjoy an evening of great music.

Mckinney Farmers Market: A Foodie’s Paradise

Every Saturday in August, Chestnut Square becomes a bustling hub of fresh produce, artisanal goods, and tantalizing food at the McKinney Farmers Market. It’s a wonderful opportunity to support our local farmers, taste some delicious food, and soak in the warm summer vibes.

Collin County Peach Festival: A Juicy Celebration

In the heart of August, we’ll be celebrating the Collin County Peach Festival in downtown McKinney. This is the time when our local peach harvest is at its peak, and it’s an event that showcases the sweetest part of our county. From peach ice cream to peach salsa, you’ll be able to savor the wonderful flavors of this local staple. It’s a sweet event in every sense of the word!

Plano Balloon Festival: Colors in the Sky

Towards the end of August, the Plano Balloon Festival takes off, enchanting spectators with a spectacular array of vibrant hot air balloons. The sight of these colorful balloons against the backdrop of our Texas sky is a sight to behold. Alongside the awe-inspiring balloon launch, you can enjoy live music, a kids’ fun zone, and scrumptious food trucks.

Vintage Market Days: An Antique Treasure Trove

For those of you with an eye for antiques and a love for all things vintage, the Vintage Market Days in McKinney are a must-visit. This three-day event features a selection of vintage-inspired goods, including home décor, clothing, jewelry, and more. It’s not just a market, it’s a delightful journey into the past.

A Toast to Collin County: Community Spirit

In Collin County, we’re all about community. And there’s no better way to feel that spirit than by participating in our summer events. Whether you’re grooving to the music at the Summer Sounds Concert, tasting fresh produce at the McKinney Farmers Market, relishing the sweetness of our local peaches, marveling at the colors of the Plano Balloon Festival, or finding unique vintage goods at the market, there’s always something to celebrate here.

As a real estate agent, I’ve seen first-hand how these events truly bring the community together. So whether you’re a resident or planning a visit, I look forward to seeing you around in Collin County this August 2023. It’s going to be a blast!

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