run venues showcase the variety. These
include the 321-seat Courtyard Theater,
Cox Building Playhouse and 1,000-seat outdoor Amphitheater at Oak Point Park. In
the Downtown Plano Arts District, McCall
Plaza offers flexible outdoor space with a
covered stage for 100 to 500 people. Other
group draws include the ArtCentre of Plano, Interurban Railway Museum and Heritage Farmstead living-history museum.
Presenting some 1,400 Christmas events
over 40 days, Grapevine’s cultural claims
include the “Christmas Capital of Texas.”
Group-ready venues include the Grapevine
Opry, Texas Star Dinner Theater and 1940s
Palace Arts Theatre. Art Along the Trail de-
picts the city’s history with bronze sculptures
along Historic Main Street. Other heritage
draws include the popular Grapevine Vintage
Railroad and the Grapevine Museums.
For meetings, Grapevine’s Gaylord Texan
Resort & Convention Center recently un-
derwent a $120 million
the property’s totals to
1,814 rooms and more
than 490,000 square
feet of space. The
expansion includes a
ballroom, 30,000 square
feet of breakout space
26,000 square feet of
In Mesquite, east of
Dallas, groups can get
a real flavor of Texas
at the summertime
Mesquite Rodeo, which
dates to the 1940s.
THE PERFECT MEETING
THAT DELICIOUS DINNER
We pulled off the big presentation. It
was time to celebrate with an evening
out and Plano was the perfect place to
toast our success. We had plenty of
dining options and discovered this
unique Mexican restaurant. The meal
was perfect! We lingered into the evening
and set our sights for the next meeting.
Just 20 miles from Dallas, Plano is the
perfect place to get business done and
celebrate after the work day is over.
Plano has it all. And I’ll be back.
IT’S ALL HERE
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