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Community Wednesday — May 2024

Jay Marks

Jay has been selling real estate since 1993 and has had the opportunity to help several thousand clients buy and sell real estate over those 30 years ...

Jay has been selling real estate since 1993 and has had the opportunity to help several thousand clients buy and sell real estate over those 30 years ...

Apr 24 8 minutes read

School is almost out, and summer will be upon us before we know it. The weather is beautiful, and everything is calling us to be outside. If you are looking for something to do during May, you have come to the right place. But be sure to use sunscreen while you are out there — May is Skin Cancer Awareness month. 

Oh, and May the Fourth be with you.

May 3, May 10, May 17 & May 24 — Concerts in the Park — 7:00 pm Heritage Park Flower Mound

A Town Favorite, Concerts in the Park return the first four Fridays of May beginning May 3. The concerts start at 7:00 pm and are at Heritage Park. Here is the line-up for the free, family-friendly concerts:

  • Friday, May 3 — Paladin (Classic Rock Band)
  • Friday, May 10 — 80's Mix Tape Live
  • Friday, May 17 — American Storm (Bob Seger Tribute Band)
  • Friday, May 24 — Barefoot Nation Band (Kenny Chesney Tribute Band)

Please note, glass and alcohol are prohibited on park property. Food trucks and vendors will be on site selling food for an additional price. Overflow parking for each event is at the Community Activity Center, 1200 Gerault Road.

May 3 & May 10 — Movies in the Park — Dusk at Doubletree Ranch Park Highland Village 

Grab your lawn chairs and blankets and join us for a Movie in the Park. It will be a fun evening for the whole family to enjoy. Food trucks will be onsite too! It's FREE. 

  • Friday, May 3 – Trolls Band Together
  • Friday, May 10 – Elemental 

May 4 — Election Day — 7:00 am to 7:00 pm 

In addition to the seats for Mayor and Town Council Place 4 being up for election, voters will also be asked to decide whether to amend the Town Charter by voting on six propositions. Also on the ballot will be three Bond propositions for Lewisville Independent School District and elections for School Board members for Single Member District 1 and At-Large Place 6



To find your polling site, visit https://www.votedenton.gov/election-day-information/election-day-polling-sites/

May 4 — Bike with the Blue — 7:00 am to 12:00 pm Lakeside Flower Mound

The Flower Mound Police Department’s 4th annual Bike with the Blue event is Saturday, May 4 in Lakeside DFW. Join FMPD for a 5K run, all-ages civilian bike race, a youth ride with officers, and police bike race! 

This year, in honor of “May the Fourth," we want to see all of our Star Wars fans come out in “force” to compete in our costume contest. All proceeds from this event benefit Journey to Dream — Kyle’s Place. There is a fee to participate, and registration is required. 

Register here https://www.flower-mound.com/bikewiththeblue

May 4 — Highland Village Art Festival — 10:00 am to 6:00 pm The Shops at Highland Village

The Highland Village Art Festival will have displays from over 30 outstanding gallery quality artists, artist demonstrations, live music and entertainment, and interactive children’s art activities. Musical performances will be held in the south courtyard next to Chico's.

The Highland Village Art Festival is a joint venture between the City of Highland Village and The Shops at Highland Village benefiting Kids Kastle.

Free Admission and Parking. The Shops at Highland Village (FM 2499 and Justin Road. 

May 10 — Movie in the Park: Barbie — 7:00 pm Quakertown Park Denton 

Join the glitz and glamour under the stars as the park transforms into a dreamy cinema showcasing Barbie’s latest adventure. Bring a blanket or chairs to sit on the lawn and get ready for an adventure! Food trucks will be onsite selling dinner and dessert options. Rated PG-13. Free to Attend 700 Oakland St, Denton, TX 


May 11 — Wellness Festival & Fire Truck Pull — 9:00 am to Noon Coppell Family YMCA 

The Coppell Chamber of Commerce’s 2024 Wellness Festival & Annual Fire Truck Pull, presented by Coppell Family YMCA, showcases businesses that support a healthy lifestyle (body & mind). There’s no cost to attend.

Among the family-friendly activities is the Fire Truck Pull where teams of 12 compete in the ultimate game of tug-of-war against a fully loaded Coppell fire truck! There’s even a special pull for the kids, supervised by the fire chief. 146 Town Center Blvd Coppell, TX 75019


May 11 — Arts Festival at Heritage Park — 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Heritage Park Flower Mound

Join your neighbors to enjoy live performances, shop local art vendors, create art, snack on tasty bites from food trucks, and so much more!

This year, the festival will again include a community art project. Dubbed “The Door Project,” this installation features four doors each designed by a different local artist. The artists include Beth Dilley, Rebecca Jones, Anna Mikhaela Reyes, and Steve Falkenburg. The back of the doors will be left blank to allow festival-goers to contribute their own designs. The purpose of this dual approach is to celebrate the artists' work and connect the community in a collaborative experience.


May 17-19 — 40th Annual Main Street Fest — Main Street Grapevine

Celebrating its 40th year! Main Street Fest is a family-friendly festival in the heart of Historic Grapevine, Texas. It’s three fun-filled days of live music, craft beverage experiences, delicious eats, shopping and so much more! Main Street Fest is family-friendly with our unique KidZone and tons of fun in the Carnival Midway. Festival hours are Friday, May 17, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., Saturday, May 18, 11 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. and Sunday, May 19, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Adults are $9, children 6 - 12 and seniors (62+) are $5. Weekend Pass Pins are $20 (shipping not included).


May 18 — Wichita Forest Trail Work Day — 8:00 am – 10:00 am

Wichita Forest volunteer day event is a great opportunity to come out and help clean up the existing trail system that is present inside the city limits of Highland Village. The area is an ESA (Environmentally sensitive area) that showcases Highland Village’s wildlife / nature trails and will require trimming of brush and removing debris from the trails during this event. 

This is the first phase of renovations that will take place at Wichita Forest that will give you the opportunity to engage with the community while learning about what Wichita Forest has to offer. Sign up to help!


May 18 — Thrive Color Fun Run 2K and 5K — 10:00 am to 1:00 pm Memorial Park Lewisville

Tighten up those laces and get ready for the most colorful fun run you've ever been to. Enjoy a beautiful 2 or 3 lap run through Memorial Park as you get doused with water and color. This trail is easy for all runners so feel free to jog, run, or walk the course and enjoy the fun. Afterwards, the party continues with giveaways from local vendors, food trucks, and music in the park. Free to attend. 700 Oakland St., Denton, TX

All ages $25/person (includes finishing medal) 1950 S. Valley Pkwy

May 31 — Movie in the Park: The Super Mario Bros. Movie — 7:00 pm Quakertown Park

Dive into the Mushroom Kingdom with Mario, Luigi, and all your beloved characters. Bring your blankets and lawn chairs and engage in real-life Super Mario challenges. Food trucks will be on site selling dinner and dessert options.


Looking for more fun ideas?

Check out our blog for more inspiration and information about things to do here in DFW!

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