Category Archives: Local Events

Playing Breakout Games in Plano, TX

Lately, Breakout Games have been taking the area by storm, but why? By taking the thrilling experience of the “escape the room” game, in which participants have to work together in order to solve a puzzle and beat a time limit. Oftentimes, the game includes a storyline, such as being a secret agent breaking a code or a hostage attempting to escape before the kidnapper returns. Breakout Games in Plano brings a variety of different cool games to the area for you, your friends, and your family to enjoy.

Breakout Plano is located at 2301 N Central Expy in Suite 285. You can book tickets for the games online through the Booking section on their website, where you can select which game you’re interested in playing and how many people you want to bring along. They just ask that you arrive 15 minutes early so that everything is ready to go by the selected time. Whether you’re interested in the glamorous espionage in “Operation: Casino” or the airplane-hijacking drama of “Hostage,” there’s something for you.

What’s more is that Breakout Games in Plano is on its way to releasing a few new escape the room experiences, Museum Heist and Island Escape. We at Ewing Buick GMC think you should keep an eye out for the opening day of these experiences.

Dallas Children’s Health Holiday Parade

Dallas Children’s Health Holiday Parade
Starting At The Adolphus Hotel

The holiday season is one of the most fun times of the year. The decorations start to come out, people are a little bit happier, and everyone is just a little bit more generous with their time, money, and kindness. To celebrate all of these things, head out to the 29th annual Dallas Children’s Health Holiday Parade on December 3rd at 10:00am, to kick off the Christmas season. Here is everything that you need to know. The parade began all the way back in 1988 and was started by the Adolphus Hotel and Children’s Health as a gift to the citizens of Dallas for enabling both institutions to prosper. It has grown and evolved into one of the biggest parades in the country and it draws a crowd of approximately 400,000 every single year. As the event happens every December, it gets better with each year that passes. As such, this year’s parade is going to feature festive floats, a marching band, and Santa Claus. It will also be televised nationally to over 100 million homes across more than 350 TV stations. If you’re looking for a fun family activity to join this year, look no further than the Dallas Children’s Health Holiday Parade, and stop by Ewing Buick GMC in Plano, TX, and let us know how you liked it!

2016 McKinney Oktoberfest

2016 McKinney Oktoberfest
2016 McKinney Oktoberfest

This year’s McKinney Oktoberfest offers the very best in authentic German music, food, drink, costumes, dancing, and much, much more! A family-friendly event, Oktoberfest also features activities for children. The beer garden spans a total of 14 blocks through McKinney’s Historic Downtown square, leaving visitors and locals alike with plenty of room to explore. Remember, the 2016 McKinney Oktoberfest isn’t complete until everyone has had a craft German beer and bratwurst! Several downtown streets will be closed for the duration of the Oktoberfest festival and on-street parking will be limited as well. Attendees are welcome to park in any of the free parking lots located around downtown McKinney. Free parking is also available at the Sheraton Hotel, located at 1900 Gateway Blvd., and the First Baptist Church, located at 1615 West Louisiana Street. Free shuttles will run to and from both locations for the duration of the event so come on down and celebrate the German way! Tell us how you liked our Oktoberfest at Ewing Buick GMC. We are just a short drive away from Mckinney, TX!

Come to Weatherford for the Parker County Peach Festival

Parker County Peach Festival
Peach Festival Power!

Every year, Historic Downtown Weatherford comes to life for the annual Parker County Peach Festival, a massive one-day event that attracted over 45,000 visitors in 2015. For 2016, the peach festival is coming up quick on Saturday, July 9th, and features over two hundred activities, arts & crafts, and food vendors in addition to live music, the Peach Pedal Bike Ride, and the “42” Domino Tourney. The peach festival always takes place on the second Saturday in July in Weatherford, Texas. For 2016, the festival is celebrating its 32nd year in business. Children 12 and under are free to enter, whereas adults pay $5 for tickets or $4 is they bought their ticket in advance from the Weatherford Chamber of Commerce Office. The peach festival opens at 8 AM on the 9th and ends at 5 PM; however, if you’re taking place in the Peach Pedal Bike Ride, the activities begin as early as 7:30. The event offers free remote parking with a free shuttle that runs to the lots. Festival guests may take the shuttle to the festival to avoid busy crowds close to the grounds. A list of vendors will be available on the official website closer to the date, while the live entertainment, including a children’s stage, will span three stages throughout the festival. All of us Ewing Buick GMC will make it out from Plano, TX. See you there!

Come Celebrate at Plano’s All-American Fourth

Plano’s All-American Fourth
Fireworks Lighting Up The Sky

Fourth of July is right around the corner, and maybe you’re finding yourself wracking your brain about where to take the family because you didn’t think to make plans ahead of time. Or maybe your family cookout is a different day, and you’re just looking for something to do on the Fourth. If you live in or near Plano, Texas, Plano’s All-American Fourth celebration is coming back for 2016 and provides a fun, exciting, and free way to spend the evening. The place is Oak Point Park & Nature Preserve. Parking is available for free at Collin College, Plano Centre, and First United Methodist Church. As stated above, admission is free. Festivities begin as early as 5 PM, when the food truck vendors open for business. A live DJ will amp up excitement during a pre-Fireworks party with live music, while the fireworks themselves will begin at 9:30. Plano’s All-American Fourth will celebrate the Fourth of July with a fireworks show choreographed to music. Viewers will be able to enjoy the show by turning the radio station to 97.5 KLAK to hear the music from their car or radio. Come to the show for a night of live music, great local food, and, of course, a dazzling fireworks display. Most of us from Ewing Buick GMC will be there in Plano, TX for all the fun!