- Farmers Market at Chestnut Square
Consistently ranked as one of the top farmers markets in Texas, McKinney Farmers Market at Chestnut Square is a market you will want to return to time and time again. In addition to our variety of vendors offering local, grass fed beef and free range chicken, eggs, and farm fresh produce you’ll also find specialty items such as tamales, pastries, teas, ginger beer, jerky and so much more.
- Tupps Brewery
Beer lovers looking for things to do in McKinney won’t be disappointed by the huge selection of craft beer Tupps has to offer. Tupps offers everything from free brewery tours to tasting flights inside their historic tap room, you might even catch a fresh batch of beer being made right before your eyes. Tupps does an awesome job immersing their visitors in that old Texas charm.
- Visit Historic Downtown McKinney
Downtown McKinney you’ll find over 100 retail shops including specialty shops, art galleries, furniture and antique stores, book stores, gift shops and apparel boutiques. You can step back in time by visiting the Heard-Craig House an elegant 100 year old home and Chestnut Square Historical Village featuring seven restored buildings.
- Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary has 289 acres of natural history exhibits of flora, fauna, and geology, plus live native animals, native plant garden, and educational programs.
- Shopping at Third Mondays
Third Monday Trade Days in McKinney, Texas is the oldest and largest monthly trade days/flea market in North Texas with roots back to the old county-wide market that began in the 1870’s in McKinney. It is located in the historic Buckner Community which was the first County Seat of Collin County.
- Sample Some Wine
McKinney, with 3 wineries has been added to the Historic Texas Wine Tradition and you’ll find some good wine in Historic Downtown McKinney wineries, a wine bar in Adriatica or at Collin County’s first winery and vineyard in a rural setting. Sample some wine at: