If you’re looking to plan a fun, fall, weekend getaway, look no further than Frisco. Home to world-class shopping, unique restaurants, hotel deals, and walkable entertainment districts, located less than 25 minutes north of Dallas, this vibrant destination has a bit of something for everyone.
Fall = Football in Frisco
There’s no better place to soak up football time in Texas than The Star in Frisco. Home to the Dallas Cowboys, The Star serves as the headquarters and practice facility for America’s Team, as well as an entertainment district featuring more than 30 restaurants, shops, and the Omni Frisco Hotel. On any given Friday night, you can find a Texas high school football game taking place inside Ford Center and on weekends, a concert, movie night, or Dallas Cowboys watch party on the Tostito’s Championship Plaza.
Fùtbol in Frisco
Here in Frisco, you can learn about the history and evolution of soccer in the U.S. at the National Soccer Hall of Fame. Be entertained and inspired as you move through each high-tech exhibits of the museum from virtual skills challenges to building your ideal starting 11 for the national team. Along with the variety of virtual experiences, the NSHOF houses more than 400 prized artifacts, including the four US Women’s National Team FIFA World Cup Trophies.
Pro Tip: Willie Nelson headlines the National Soccer Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Concert on Saturday, October 2.
Tour the Texas Sculpture Garden
Fall is the perfect time to get outside and explore the variety of outdoor public art Frisco has to offer and Texas Sculpture Garden is truly one of a kind. Set on four lush acres in Hall Park, the garden features more than 40 works in a wide array of styles by prominent artists from around the state. Follow the path around the lake and water features and you’ll come across sculptures large and small, some whimsical and others abstract. Download the Otocast mobile app to enjoy a guided walking tour during your visit.
Play in a City Run by Kids
Kids rule the world in KidZania, a simulated “city” where they can, for the day, become a veterinarian, a firefighter, an intelligence officer, or one of nearly 100 other careers. Home to the only KidZania location in the country, this one-of-a-kind attraction will entertain, inspire, and capture the imagination of kids, ages four to 14 with its immersive activities. Watch as your youngsters absorb all sorts of skills, including financial literacy, teamwork, critical thinking, and independence as they have fun and make some new friends along the way.
Shop the Latest Fall Styles
Whether you’re looking to shop top brands, unbeatable deals or one-of-a-kind discoveries, you’re in luck—it’s all here in Frisco, where retail reigns in all shapes and sizes. You can go big at Stonebriar Centre, one of the largest shopping malls in North Texas. This 1.7 million square-foot mall features more than 180 retailers, along with dining and entertainment options. If you’d rather fill your closet with boutique fashion finds, make your way to the Rail District, home to several locally owned boutiques, offering trendy, unique pieces you won’t find anywhere else. With more than 9 million square feet of retail space to explore across the city, you’re sure to find something that fits just right in Frisco.
Whether you’re cheering on your team or shopping until you drop, you’ll find a multitude of ways to enjoy weekend in Frisco.