Welcome to Allen!
Located just 20 miles north from Dallas, Allen offers the best of all experiences. With 4 premier shopping destinations, 200 restaurants, 7000 – seat arena attracting top national entertainment, award winning golf course, nearly 800 acres of developed park land, and nearly 50 miles of hiking and nature trails, Allen is the perfect place to visit.
The Allen Arts Festival is an annual event that always takes place the 2nd weekend of May, rain or shine. This year is the Mother’s Day weekend. This family friendly arts festival features juried artwork from fine visual artists from all over the country, and has been a staple in Watters Creek at Montgomery Farm in Allen for the last 9 years. 2017 features 88 artists showcasing their work in diverse categories. All activities, parking and admission is free.
FRIDAY, MAY 12
4:00-6:00 pm Allen High School Jazz Band
7:00-9:00 pm Bodarks
SATURDAY, MAY 13
11:30am – noon Fairview Youth Theater
3:00-5:00 pm Allen Community Ensemble
5:00-6:00 pm Abhi Velaga
SUNDAY, MAY 14
2:00-5:00 pm The Fox & the Bird
(1) Blue House Too
Friday: Make Mother’s Day cards and bracelets with the Allen Arts Alliance.
Saturday: Join the Allen High School’s National Art Honor Society students as they guide you with Pottery, Paint a Piano (for Pianos on Parade program), Wire Sculptures, and Paper Sculptures.
Sunday: Make Coffee Filter Flowers and Sun Catchers with the Allen Arts Alliance.
(2) Booth #6 (In front of Bonnie Ruth restaurant)
Friday-Sunday: Make tissue flowers and other crafts with the Young Mens Service League Allen Chapter at Booth#6.
Throughout the weekend go geocaching and win prizes.
Questions Please don’t hesitate to call the Allen Arts Alliance at (972) 727-7272 if you have any questions, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. The office is open Monday – Friday, from 9 am to 1 pm.