Things To Do In Frisco, TX

The City of Frisco in Texas is definitely a place you’d want to check out.  An affluent city situated in the counties of Collin and Denton, Frisco offers a lot more than the so-called “Frisco-fun”.  This is a city where you can bask in the community spirit, safety, and charm of a small town while enjoying the exhilaration, culture and amenities of a big city.  This energetic, dynamic city boasts one of the lowest crime rates as well as an outstanding Parks and Recreation Department.  You’ll never be out of things to do in Frisco TX.  The city has it all! It just doesn’t get any better than this.

Conveniently located 20 minutes north of downtown Dallas and 25 minutes from both DFW International and Love Field Airports, this city with 8 million square feet of retail also prides itself for having over 150 outdoor sculptures, 4 professional sports teams, and their award-winning hotels.

 

What To Do in Frisco, TX

Frisco offers something for everyone with its abundance of fun for kids of all ages, fabulous shopping and dining experience, and a sure satisfaction for the sports fanatics.

Explore and discover Frisco with these boundless choices:

GROCERY AND SHOPPING CENTERS

Certainly a shopper’s paradise with over 9 million square feet of retail and dining, all surrounded by art, sports venues, and upscale hotels!  Frisco also boasts world-class shopping experience found in many forms.

You can either enjoy your indoor shopping at one of North Texas’ largest retail mall, the Stonebriar Centre, where you can find several major department stores, or have your boutique local shopping at the Frisco Mercantile, where you are sure to find a special treasure.

The big blue IKEA also offers nearly 10,000 exclusively designed items that will surely curve every woman’s cravings when it comes to household needs.  Being a child-friendly establishment, IKEA also has their own Children’s section showroom and a supervised play area in their 300-seat restaurant.

Prefer wholesale?  Sam Moon Trading Company is a great find.  You can find it’s Frisco branch located at 2449 Preston Rd, Frisco, TX 75034.  For more information, they can be reached by phone at 214-297-4200.

The Centre at Preston Ridge also anchors this shopping mecca.  Here you can find anything from apparel to electronics, ice skating rinks to movie complexes.  They are located at 8400 Gaylord Pkwy, Frisco, TX 75034.  They can be reached by phone at 214-618-6521.

CAFÉ AND RESTAURANTS

Even the pickiest eater will surely be pleased with the variety of cuisine options present in this city.  You are sure to find a restaurant to suit any taste.  Check out this list of Frisco restaurants grouped by nationality and specialty type.

Speciality typeCafe/Restaurant nameAddressPhone number
American3rd Base Sports Bar & Grill 2390 Parkwood Blvd Frisco, TX(214) 618-4450
AmericanApplebee's 3141 Preston Road Frisco, TX(214) 618-0550
AmericanBabe's Chicken Dinner House 6475 Page St. Frisco, TX(214) 387-9500
AmericanBuffalo Wild Wings 3211 Preston Road Suite 8 Frisco, TX(972) 668-9100
AmericanBurger Girl 9250 Dallas Parkway, #130 Frisco, TX(214) 618-7837
AmericanThe Cheesecake Factory 2601 Preston Road Suite 2219 Frisco, TX(972) 731-7799
AmericanCheezies Gourmet5995 Preston Rd Frisco, TX 75034(469) 535-3306
AmericanChili's Bar & Grill8250 Hwy 121 Frisco, TX(972) 731-9913
AmericanCyprus Grille7600 John Q. Hammons Drive Frisco, TX(972) 963-9167
AmericanDave & Buster's2601 Preston Road Frisco, TX(214) 387-0915
AmericanFrisco City Grill7210 W. Main St.(214) 390-3011
AmericanI-HOP2480 Preston Road Frisco, TX(972) 712-8700
AmericanJersey Mike's Subs15962 Eldorado Pkwy #250 Frisco, TX 75035(972) 540-5057
AmericanLegacy GrillWestin Stonebriar 1549 Legacy Drive Frisco, TX(972) 668-8000
AmericanMooyah5500 Preston Road, Suite 102 Frisco, TX(972) 377-4500
AmericanThe Egg and I5404 Preston Rd., Ste. 100(469) 362-5500
AsianAsiana Biztro11501 Custer Rd, Ste 109 Frisco, TX(972) 369-0703
AsianBest Thai8897 Coleman Blvd Frisco, TX(972) 377-0170
AsianBull Asian Bistro5454 W Main St Frisco, TX 75034(214) 618-6360
AsianChef Chen8909 Gaylord Parkway Frisco, TX(214) 872-1282
AsianEdoko Sushi & Robata5490 Hwy 121 Frisco, TX(214) 618-9888
AsianGreat Wall Super Buffet2750 Preston Road Frisco, TX(214) 705-0200
AsianPanda Express3511 Preston Road Frisco, TX(214) 618-0770
AsianTasty Garden3685 Preston Rd(214) 705-6888
Bakery/Coffee5th Street Patio Cafe8621 5th Street Frisco, TX(972) 377-3483
Bakery/CoffeeCafe Flair3231 Preston Rd., Suite 13 Frisco, TX(214) 864-9124
Bakery/CoffeeCake Bites1701 Legacy Drive #175 Frisco, TX 75034(214) 449-8747
Bakery/CoffeeCelebrity Bakery & Café3520 Preston Road Frisco, TX(214) 387-0060
Bakery/CoffeeCoffee N Cream11660 Legacy Drive Frisco, TX(214) 705-9600
Bakery/CoffeeCorner Bakery3301 Preston Road Frisco, TX(972) 668-6590
Bakery/CoffeeEinstein Bros Bagels5500 Preston Rd, Ste 100 Frisco, TX(214) 705-0220
Bakery/CoffeeFrost It Cafe3685 Preston Rd Suite 101 Frisco, 75034(214) 705-7990
Bakery/CoffeeLa Madeleine8008 Hwy 121, Bldg E #100 Frisco, TX(972) 704-2000
Bakery/CoffeePlantation Café4701 Plantation Lane Frisco, TX(972) 335-4653
Bakery/CoffeeThe Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf5605 Farm to Market 423 #100(469) 362-2326
Bakery/CoffeeStarbucks7135 Preston Road Frisco, TX(469) 633-0022
BBQ3 Stacks Smoke and Tap House4226 Preston Rd., Frisco, TX(469) 287-9035
BBQ Aces Ice House & Chop House9250 Dallas Parkway #130(214) 618-8421
BBQDickey's Barbecue Pit7070 Preston Road Frisco, TX(972) 377-7679
BBQHutchins BBQ9225 Preston Road(972) 377-2046
BBQRudy's Country Store & Bar-B-Que9828 Dallas Parkway Frisco, TX(972) 712-7839
BBQSpring Creek Barbeque3623 Preston Rd Frisco, TX(469) 362-7927
Italian/FrenchBonnie Ruth's6959 Lebanon Rd #110 Frisco, TX(214) 705-7775
Italian/FrenchFede Trattoria5110 Eldorado Pkwy(214) 705-7246
Italian/FrenchGiovanni's Italian Restaurant9741 Preston Rd Suite 501 Frisco, TX(972) 335-1244
Italian/FrenchRomano's Macaroni Grill3111 Preston Road Frisco, TX(972) 668-6688
Italian/FrenchTrattoria al Giardino1279 Legacy Drive Ste 100(214) 618-1990
Italian/FrenchTruFire Kitchen & Bar6959 Lebanon Road Frisco, Texas 75034(214) 872-3830
Mexican/LatinCantina Laredo1125 Legacy Dr #102 Frisco, TX(214) 618-9860
Mexican/LatinCasa Rita's Mexican Grill3773 Preston Rd Frisco,TX(214) 705-8188
Mexican/LatinErnesto's Fine Mexican Food8745 Gary Burns Drive #170(214) 494-4545
Mexican/LatinFreebirds World Burrito5170 W Main St #900(214) 872-1007
Mexican/LatinLa Hacienda Ranch4110 Preston Road Frisco, TX(972) 335-2232
Mexican/LatinManny's Tex Mex Grill6705 Main Street Frisco, TX(972) 377-6765
Mexican/LatinMattito's Tex Mex Cocina6129 Main St Frisco, TX(214) 872-3411
Mexican/LatinPollo Tropical11440 Dallas North Tollway Frisco, TX 7503(214) 705-1719
Mexican/LatinTupy's Mexican Restaurant6975 Lebanon Rd #300 Frisco, TX(214) 705-7864
Mexican/LatinTupy's Mexican Restaurant3492 Legacy Drive 700
Frisco, Texas 75034
(214) 494-2346
PizzaCalifornia Pizza Kitchen2601 Preston Road Frisco, TX(972) 712-0884
PizzaCiCi's Pizza5580 Preston Road Frisco, TX(214) 436-4529
PizzaDomino's Pizza9175 Preston Vineyards Frisco, TX(972) 712-4900
PizzaJoe's Pizza Pasta & Subs6851 Warren Parkway #201 Frisco, TX(469) 362-7888
PizzaLittle Caesar's Pizza8811 Teel Parkway, Ste 305 Frisco, TX(214) 705-7477
PizzaPalio's Pizza Cafe3492 Legacy Dr., Ste 100 Frisco, TX(214) 705-7400
PizzaPapa John's7410 Preston Road Ste 127 Frisco, TX(972) 712-9001
PizzaPapa Murphy's Take N Bake Pizza4150 Legacy Dr - Ste 416 Frisco, TX(214) 705-8447
PizzaPizza Hut Wing Street7447 Hillcrest Road #108 Frisco, TX(972) 377-2000
PizzaRosati's Pizza11477 East Custer Rd, #105 Frisco, TX(469) 952-2020
SeafoodRed Lobster3056 Preston Road Frisco, TX(972) 731-5562
SeafoodMemphis Catfish5995 Preston Road Ste 102 Frisco, TX 75034(214) 436-4400
SeafoodDodie's Cajun Diner3401 Preston Road(214) 618-9440
SeafoodAw Shucks4710 Preston Rd(972) 294-5218
Seafood Estilo Gaucho Brazilian Steakhouse8650 State Highway 121 Frisco, TX(214) 618-6150
SeafoodOutback Steakhouse9382 Hwy 121 Frisco, TX( 972) 668-6955
SeafoodRandy's SteakHouse7026 Main Street Frisco, TX(972) 335-3066
SeafoodSilver Fox Steakhouse1303 Legacy Drive Frisco, TX(214) 618-5220
SeafoodTexas Land & Cattle3191 Preston Road Frisco, TX(972) 668-2832
SeafoodPerry's Steakhouse & Grille2440 Parkwood Blvd, Frisco, TX 75034(214) 494-4645

ENTERTAINMENT

Aside from offering fun, this family oriented city also prioritizes Children’s safety at all times. Whatever your child’s interest is, Frisco promises to deliver.  A science fan?  Sports buff?  Musically inclined?  Adventure seeker?  Your child’s passion will be encouraged here.  Even art enthusiasts will surely marvel in Frisco’s collection of fantastic museums.  Music aficionados are also not out of place with the city’s weekly live music events at the Frisco Music Scene.

Looking for a great place for R and R?  Worry not as Frisco shows you a good time with their scenic and zen-like spas you’d surely want to live in.

We have listed some of many entertaining activities your family will surely enjoy:

  • IMAX Theater at AMC Stonebriar 24 located at 2601 Preston Road #300, Frisco, TX 75034 with phone number 972-377-0140.
  • iFLY Dallas.  Experience how it feels like flying here at 8380 SH 121 Frisco, 75034.   iFLY Dallas is one of the newest and most advanced wind tunnels in the world. It’s safe for kids, challenging for adults, exciting for teens, and realistic for skydivers.
  • Pole Position Raceway.  Enjoy indoor go-kart racing at 10550 John W. Elliott Drive Suite 100 Frisco 75033.
  • Sci-Tech Discovery Center.  People of all ages will enjoy seeing big STEM ideas come to life in stations centered around light, sound, energy, art, building, motion and so much more!  This is located at 8004 North Dallas Parkway, Frisco, TX 75034.
  • Museum of the American Railroad located at 6455 Page Street Frisco, 75034.
  • Strikz at 8789 Lebanon Road, Frisco, TX 75034 includes fun activities for all ages and includes 32 bowling lanes, laser tag, 85 redemption and video games, 2 full service bars, food service, large meeting/party rooms, billiards and so much more!
  • Dr. Pepper Arena is the premier entertainment venue in Collin County.  It  features 2 NHL-sized sheets of ice, a full range of concessions, and 8 locker rooms, including separate referee’s and women’s locker rooms. The Arena also has full media capabilities, 12 luxury suites, and a private club.
  • Main Event is a family-friendly facility with 12 regulation pool tables, 10 meeting/party rooms, Main St. Cafe, two full service bars, shuffleboard, blackjack and Texas hold’em, 28 lanes of bowling, two-story laser tag, 2 story gravity ropes course, over 100 video and redemption games, glow in the dark miniature golf and a lot more!

PARKS

There is no shortage of recreational facilities and opportunities in and around Frisco.  Proud winner of the 2006 Texas Recreation and Parks Society Gold Medal Award, the city boasts twenty-one park sites encompassing 273 acres of developed parkland.

The parks are equipped with soccer fields, baseball diamonds, basketball, tennis and volleyball courts, and playground equipment.

The 63-acre Frisco Commons was awarded the “2005 Park Design Excellence Award”, and was rated, “The Metroplex’s Best Family Park” by Dallas Child Magazine.

For those who love hiking and biking, trails are found in Oakbrook ParkShawnee TrailPreston Lakes Linear ParkStarwood Development Trail, and Warren Sports Complex.

Warren Sports complex includes an eight-acre lake stocked with fish, as well as numerous sports fields and playing courts.

For water sports such as swimming, fishing, and boating, enjoy a visit to nearby Lewisville Lake.

SPORTS

Being the home of Frisco RoughRiders, Frisco also harbors a variety of sporting venues including the Dr. Pepper Ballpark with a 10,600-seat baseball stadium, which was named as the best new ballpark of 2003 and the recipient of 2003 Texas Construction award for Best Architectural Design.

The Toyota Stadium or “Pizza Hut Park”, as it was first introduced in 2005, can house 20,500 spectators.  It is primarily used by FC Dallas but also hosts concerts and local football games.

The Dr. Pepper Arena, on the other hand, is a venue for both hockey and basketball and is being used by the NBA Texas Legends and NHL Dallas Stars.  The Dallas Stars NHL team is headquartered in Frisco, and the team practices at the Dr Pepper Arena there. The Texas Tornado of the North American Hockey League have been based in Frisco since the fall of 2003, and shortly afterward the NAHL moved its main offices to Frisco. The Tornado play their games at the Dr Pepper Arena.

The Dallas Cowboys will move their corporate headquarters to Frisco in time for the 2016 NFL football season. The 91-acre complex will be located on the corner of the N. Dallas Tollway and Warren Parkway. It will feature state of the art training facilities and practice fields, a luxury hotel, high-end retail shopping and restaurants, and a 12,000 seat indoor stadium.

All these things listed in here are just some of the things you can do in Frisco, TX.  There is so much more.  The list of things you can do when living in Frisco is endless!

If you want to move in North Dallas, don’t forget to look into the City of Frisco.  It is no. 1 on the list of Best Places for Young Families in Texas.  Also, Frisco has received the designation “Tree City USA” by the National Arbor Day Foundation.

Check out these neighboring cities for more adventure!

Collin CountyGrayson CountyDenton CountyDallas County
AllenDenisonFlower MoundDallas
AnnaGordonvilleFrisco
CelinaGunterHighland Village
FarmersvilleHoweLewisville
FriscoPottsboroLittle Elm
LucasShermanThe Colony
McKinneyVan Alstyne
MelissaWhitesboro
MurphyWhitewright
Parker
Plano
Princeton
Wylie

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