Kid-Friendly Summer Date Night Ideas

Summer date night ideas in McKinney.

Summer is the perfect time to enjoy a date night at McKinney’s top entertainment hotspot, District 121. Our McKinney events calendar is packed with family-friendly activities, so you can even bring the kids along for your fun evening out! If you’re looking for exciting date night ideas in North Texas, we’ve compiled some great suggestions for the upcoming months.

Top Summer Date Night Ideas for the Family

Bringing dining, outdoor space, music and movies into one location, District 121 is the perfect summer venue. While there’s always something new and exciting going on, here are our top picks for a summer date night.

Outdoor Patio Dining

It’s no surprise that the outdoor patio at Mi Cocina is one of District 121’s most popular spots. With direct views of the stage, the expansive patio is an excellent location to enjoy the entertainment with a beer or frosty margarita. Of course, you won’t want to miss out on the outstanding dining options including Tex-Mex classics, the Cocina platter, plus a menu just for the kids.

Sweet Treats in the Sun

Take a brief walk from Mi Cocina and you’ll find yourself at one of McKinney’s best dessert spots. Zero Gradi offers a wide selection of pastry desserts, seasonal tarts and other bakery items, accompanied by delicious sorbets and milkshakes. For many, the main attraction is their hand-churned gelato available in strawberry, chocolate, cookie butter, pistachio and many other flavors. And every visit to District 121 gives you the opportunity to experience McKinney’s best restaurants.

Outdoor Concerts on the Stage

Take advantage of our warm summer evenings with an outdoor concert at District 121. Live music is the perfect backdrop for a summer date night, with many fantastic bands stopping by to perform. For fans of artists like Taylor Swift, Fleetwood Mac, The Beatles or Billy Joel, keep an eye on the events calendar for top cover bands performing on the District 121 stage.

Movie Nights on the Lawn

For a twist on the classic movie date night, join us outside on the lawn for a movie night with the whole family. Our state-of-the-art screen and sound system, comfortable chairs and choice of drinks combine to make District 121’s summer movie nights something special.

Kid-Friendly Games

Our collection of fun games is perfect for a family evening, and sure to spark some friendly competition. We’ve got classic outdoor games like cornhole and giant Jenga to play after enjoying dinner at one of the many locations featured in our McKinney bar and restaurant directory.

Visit District 121 for the Best Summer Events in North Texas

When you want a child-friendly location with great-tasting food and drink, live music and movies, there’s nowhere quite like District 121. Check our events calendar for some incredible summer date night ideas and come see us in McKinney. Get directions to District 121 here.

Visit McKinney's Newest Hotspot

Conveniently located off 121 & Alma in McKinney, District 121 is the place to wine, dine & hang out for an evening or the entire weekend. With the best restaurants, and events happening almost every day, there’s plenty to do for two, or the entire family!

Plan YouR Visit Now

Create unforgettable moments in McKinney’s vibrant event space. Experience District 121’s dining, entertainment and leisure options – visit us today.

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