Special Event Vendor Opportunities

Why McKinney?

Downtown McKinney events draw attendees from across the North Texas region with overall attendance reaching as high as 90,000.

Peruse our annual events, apply to be a vendor, and have your products viewed by thousands.

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Vendor Opportunities


Krewe of Barkus - Mardi Gras Dog Parade
Traditionally the Sunday before Mardi Gras

  • 2023 Krewe of Barkus - Exhibitor Application - DEADLINE: January 26
  • 2023 Krewe of Barkus - Dog Registration - DEADLINE: February 12  

McKinney Arts in Bloom Festival
Traditionally the second weekend in April.

Red, White and BOOM! Parade  
Traditionally July 4 (July 3 if Independence Day is on a Sunday).

  • 2022 Red, White and BOOM! Parade Application Closed

McKinney Oktoberfest 
Traditionally the last weekend in September.

  • 2022 McKinney Oktoberfest Food & Marktplatz Vendor Applications Closed 

Home for the Holidays... A McKinney Christmas 
Traditionally held Thanksgiving weekend.


Sponsorship Opportunities

Interested in sponsoring one of our community events?
Contact our Marketing & Development Specialist


Entertainment Opportunities

If you are a band, dance group or entertainer and would like to play at Downtown McKinney events, please submit your information for consideration:

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