The best things in life are free. And here in Frisco, we’re inclined to agree! In fact, we think you’ll be amazed at the free activities you can enjoy throughout the city. Here are a few ideas to give you a sense of what you can do when you visit without spending a cent.  

  1. Murals: Frisco is home to a growing number of Instagram-worthy murals, almost all are located in The Rail District, including Joshua Boulet’s “Frisco Past & Present” and several of Patrick Ganino’s works including “Frisco Train WIP”, “Willie”, “Dolly Parton”, and “Let the Show Begin.” 

  1. Texas Sculpture Garden: Discover four-landscaped acres containing the country’s largest privately owned collection of sculptures.  

  1. The Frisco Art Gallery: Located inside the Frisco Discover Center, the Frisco Art Gallery features rotating exhibits by local, regional, national, and international artists.  

  2. City Wide Public Art: Frisco has more than 80 pieces of public art available to view.  

  3. iHeartFrisco Hearts: Find all the iHeartFrisco hearts for a unique photo opp. There are several located around town including City Hall, The Rail District, Frisco Discover Center, and Riders Field.  

  4. Ruff Range Dog Park: Grab Fido and head out to Ruff Range Dog Park for a round of fetch. Don’t forget to snap a picture with our pet friendly iHeartFrisco Heart. 

  5. Parks: Frisco is full of fun and engaging parks and playgrounds. From the large, fully accessible Hope Park at Frisco Commons to small pocket playgrounds scattered throughout neighborhoods, it’s easy to find a place to play here. We’ve also got a list of the best unknown parks in Frisco for you to discover.  

  6. Splash Pads: Cool off at one of Frisco’s splash pads (Remember, these splash pads are open mid-May through the end of September). 

    Children running around as water sprays around them on a splash pad

  7. Preston Trail Playground: Open to the public, this indoor playground is perfect for kids 2-10 years old. The playground is open every day except Saturday.  

  8. Frisco Skate Park: Whether you skate, bike, or blade, check out the Frisco Skate Park, which also happens to be the largest skate park in North Texas. It’s located at Northwest Community Park.  

  9. Disc Golf: Try your hand at Disc Golf at Dash’s Track, located in B.F. Phillips Community Park.  

  10. Trails: Enjoy exploring nature? Frisco has 70 miles of hiking and biking trails that are calling your name. 

  11. Explore The Star: Toss the pigskin at Tostito’s Championship Plaza. Honor 22 outstanding members of the Dallas Cowboys Football Club on the Ring of Honor Walk presented by Dr Pepper. Attend a free event at The Star, including Training Camp or a movie night.  

    Family running around the plaza at The Star

  12. Dallas Stars: Watch your favorite hockey team train – practice sessions are open to the public.  

  13. Live Music: Enjoy weekly live music at several of Frisco’s eateries and bars. Most venues feature no cover charge.  

  1. Frisco Starfest: Look up and discover planets, stars, and other celestial wonders during Starfest held the second Saturday of each month.  

  2. Attend a Festival or Event: Several of Frisco’s annual festivals are free to attend, including Frisco StrEATs Food Truck and Music Festival, Frisco Freedom Fest, and Christmas in the Square.  

  3. Frisco Fresh Market: Discover your new favorite organic dog treat or the freshest fruits and veggies at Frisco Fresh Market where local merchants showcase their produce, delicious eats, crafts, and one-of-a-kind finds.  

    Frisco Fresh Market

  4. Frisco Public Library: Considered one of the top public libraries in North Texas, head to the Frisco Public Library to grab a page-turner, check out an event such as Story Time or Pop Up STEM classes, meet Rexy the 20-foot T. rex dinosaur skeleton, or see a 3D printer in action. 

  5. Frisco Heritage Center: On any given day at the Frisco Heritage Center, you can explore a museum, historic buildings, a steam locomotive, a wooden caboose, exhibits, and more. Stop by on a Third Sunday Open House for kids’ activities and guided tours.  

Find Your Play 

Looking for some more fun? Head over to our Things To Do page for a complete list of ways to play. And for more insider tips, be sure to subscribe to our newsletter.