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Dec 27

NYE in McKinney: Ringing in 2018

Posted on December 27, 2017 at 10:56 AM by Beth Shumate

New-Years-EveNew Year's Weekend in McKinney offers a wide range of fun activities to mark the end of 2017 and the bright beginning of 2018. If you're looking for something to do, here is a list of options:

Murder Mystery Dinners by L.O.S.T.
Two dinners will be held over the weekend at The Pantry Restaurant, 214 E. Louisiana, in downtown McKinney. 
For reservations & tickets, call 972-542-2411. Cost: $37.50 per person (dinner & show)

  • "Talent for Murder" (Saturday) - We’re holding a Country-Fried beauty pageant with a dangerous twist. Someone’s gonna be knocked off and before it’s all over, you get to figure out who knocked who off. A real live “who dun did it.” 8 p.m. Saturday.
  • "Malice in Dallas" (Sunday) - Finally J.R. Urine is gonna get his, but not until everybody else has gotten theirs, for bad or worse things don't quite go according to plan to benefit J.R.'s favorite charity - J.R.! Good ol' J.R. plays everyone for a sucker, Jock, miss Jelly, Pam, Sweet Juicy, Swellin 'and even Bobby. Could be J.R. is the one to get licked? 10 p.m. Sunday.

Both shows are presented by The Little Off the Square Theater, McKinney's original dinner theater, which was started by co-founder Jesse Nichols in the late 1990's to provide audiences with entertaining and hilarious over-the-top raucous and mind blowing shows.

TUPPS BREWERY, 721 Anderson:
Worst Christmas Present Swap (Saturday): Tis the season, but we all know crappy presents happen. TUPPS is hosting the third annual terrible christmas present swap. Bring in your worst present and see if you can get better crap. There will be having two swaps, one at 2 p.m.and one at 4 p.m. Brewery open 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

New Year's Dinner at Eclair Bistro (Sunday)
Enjoy a special gourmet meal at downtown McKinney's Eclair Bistro on New Year's Eve. Cost is $65 per person and includes dinner (appetizer, salad, entree, dessert and champagne toast). 6:30-8 p.m. 216 E. Virginia. Call 214-701-4409 to make reservations.

New Year’s Eve Bashes with Live Music
Cadillac Pizza Pub, 112 S. Kentucky – New Year’s eve with Chant Duplantier
Hank's Texas Grill, White St./Central Expwy. – New Year’s Eve Celebration featuring Zane Williams
Lone Star Wine Cellars, 103 E. Virginia - Ryan Rhynes New Year's Celebration (Sun.)
Zin Zen Wine Bistro - The 3 Amigos for a New Year's Eve bash

New Year's Eve Party: Comedy Countdown to 2018 (Sunday)
Ring in the New Year with laughter at McKinney's downtown comedy club, The Comedy Arena. The evening will include improv, a sandwich bar by Butcher Board, and a champagne toast and dance party. (Any other alcohol is BYOB.) Tickets are $39.99 per person. Space is limited. Get tickets now before they sell out! 305 E. Virginia. 10 p.m.(Sun.)-12:30 a.m. (Mon.)