Extreme Indoor Go Kart – Pole Position Raceway

Extreme Indoor Go Kart – Pole Position Raceway

Pole Position Raceway houses the fastest most exciting go kart Texas has to offer. These high-performance electric karts are capable of reaching speeds up to 45 mph. With only an inch between you and the ground these go karts will put you in the back of your seat. The facility located in Frisco, TX is a 55,000 SF indoor facility with a 1/4 mile track kept at a cool 75 F so you can kart whenever your heart desires. The karts at Pole Position Raceway accelerate quicker and handle better than any other indoor kart in the US. This company has invested over $10 million dollars into researching and developing the best electric kart in order to combat environmental problems caused by running gas powered engines indoors.

Pole Position welcomes anyone from experienced racers to children who don’t even have their drivers s license! You must be 48″ tall to get behind the wheel of a kart and remember everything happens indoors so there is no reason to worry about mother nature when planning your trip. Pole Position Raceway is open 7 days a week to cater to your adrenaline needs excluding Christmas and privately booked parties. Speaking of private parties, Pole Position should be your next location for that employee outing you’ve been planning for the past year or the kids birthday party that has to be epic! Private event pricing varies depending on what your ideal racing experience is.

Race Track Rental

$1,250 Mon-Fri until 5pm

$1,500 Friday after 5pm – Sunday

Facility Buyout

$1,500 per hour Mon-Fri until 5pm (2 hour min)

$2,000 per hour Fri after 5pm – Sunday (2 hour min)

$2,500 per hour during Holidays (3 hour min)


Hall Park

Hall Park Introduces Newk’s Eatery – Frisco

Hall Park Introduces Newk’s Eatery – Frisco

162-acres and more than 2.5 million square feet of office space, Hall Park is the primary location for modern business in North Dallas. Due to its distinct reputation, Newk’s is the first restaurant on the property with may more dining options to come. Newk’s Eatery was founded in 2004 by Don Newcomb, Debra Bryson, and Chris Newcomb, the same team that founded McAlister’s. Furthermore, many of the featured items on Newk’s menu are straight out of the Newcomb family cookbook. The menu consists of soups, salads, pizza, sandwiches and much more!

Frisco Newk's Eatery

Newk’s is kicking off operations in a 4’500 SF building placed in Park Plaza! Park Plaza will be the retail portion of Hall Park on track for completion in the spring. You can expect to see a compilation of upscale burger or pizza places and possibly Japanese steakhouse or Asian Fusion. Park Plaza will give business men and women the option to stay on the campus and still have a casual lunch meeting. Kim Butler, the director of leasing for Hall Group is in no hurry to lease the property, but would rather take the time necessary to find the best options for Hall Park’s needs.

Amphitheater at Oak Point Park

Free Movies! – Oak Point Park Amphitheater

Free Movies! – Oak Point Park Amphitheater

It’s that time of year to grab a picnic blanket, the kids, and a cooler for a fun filled night in Plano. Oak Point Park Amphitheater is featuring a trio of free movies and anyone is invited.

Amphitheater movies

The gates open at 7:30 p.m. and the movie begins at dark. Lawn Chairs, Coolers, Blankets, etc. are more than welcome as well as service animals. Pets are not allowed, and children must have parental supervision.

Full Amphitheater

This venue is one you won’t want to miss. Incorporating natural elements in a modern atmosphere, you will have a night full of entertainment.

Amphitheater at night

There is free parking available surrounding the amphitheater so this is truly a completely FREE event! Don’t miss out on this great opportunity. We look forward to seeing you there.



Are you ready to Go Ape? – Plano Zip Line

Are you ready to Go Ape? – Plano Zip Line

Go Ape Plano will have you swinging from the trees as you conquer suspended obstacles, Tarzan swings, and breathtaking zip lines all while soaking up the beautiful view of Oak Point Park & Nature Preserve. This is a perfect place to burn off steam from the exhausting work week, or build team skills with a group from work. Go Ape even offers customizable team building events to bring your team work skills to new heights.


Go Ape Rail TrackGo Ape Flying CarpetGo Ape Zip LineGo Ape Tarzan Swing

There is over 2436ft of obstacles at the Plano location with the highest platform standing 40ft tall and the longest Zip Line measuring in at 425 feet! If you are afraid of heights this is a great way to conquer your fear and Go Ape, but don’t show up without making reservations! Due to the exposer of the course hours very throughout the year.  Go Ape utilizes online booking for the most effective way to make sure you have a spot reserved.

Go Ape has established great relationships with past customers and continues to exceed expectations with their customer service and safety.

“Don’t worry you’ll always end the course with zip line so a nice little treat to just relax and enjoy the ride!”

“The instructor and guides were great and encouraging with advice on how best to scale some obstacles.”

“They have water at each station so no need to carry them I hope to return because it was a fun experience!”


Pricing Varies Depending Age.

10-15: $38

16+ : $58


Date Night at the Heard Museum – McKinney

Date Night at the Heard Museum – McKinney

If you don’t have something in the books, this is not an opportunity to miss! The Heard Natural Science Museum will be closed at 3 p.m. Saturday the 20th to prepare for this delightful evening full of food, drinks, music, and laughter. The evening will begin at 6 and goes until 9 so you can still make it back to your cozy bed in time for few episodes of Netflix. There will be two food trucks featured The Guavatree


Food Truck McKinney

along with a cash bar and live music ft. The Blandelles!

McKinney Rock Band

This event is 21+, however, child care and entertainment will be provided during the hours of the event. Child care is $15 per child and snacks will be provided by the same amazing staff that leads the Heard educational programs. This is going to be an all-around great night benefitting a great cause so come on out, let loose, and enjoy yourself!

Spring Time and Butterfly’s – Plano Kiwanis Club

spring butterfly exhibit

spring butterfly exhibit

Spring Time and Butterfly’s – Plano Kiwanis Club

With summer right around the corner, Collin County is full of blooming flowers, sprouting trees, and wildlife looking to soak up the sun! This is a beautiful time of year to experience Collin County and the nature that surrounds it, and what better way to enjoy the spring air than with the Greater Plano Kiwanis Club! The 16th annual Butterfly Festival is inviting you and the kids to come craft, learn, and observe until June 4th. You will have the opportunity to observe and interact with the butterfly’s in a natural setting while on an informational guided tour. This is a great way to spend a few hours this upcoming weekend and you can’t beat the price!
Adults- $6
Children- $5
Under 2- Free

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