Located in The Shops at Willow Bend, the annual event opens its doors at 5:30 p.m. and offers beer from over 30 breweries in Texas, Louisiana, and Oklahoma. If drinking a cold one tops your list, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to do so at the Walk.
Kick the event off by checking in at registration, grabbing a collectible glass, and coming up with a plan of attack. With the sampling map in hand, you’ll stop at 12 different stations to taste the wares and chat with the people who brewed them. Speaking to the different brewers and vendors is half the fun. Grabbing a drink and shopping has never been so great. There is also music and prizes awarded at the end of the night. Having a designated driver to get you back to your hotel safely is highly recommended.
The Best Places to Stay in the Dallas/Plano Area
Hotels in the Plano, Texas, area offer different things. For example, some are better equipped to handle singles while others are suitable for families. The is perfect for solo travelers and couples looking to have a good time at The Plano Magazine Beer Walk. It’s pet-friendly and offers 24/7 dining just in case you get some late-night hunger pangs.
If you’re traveling with a large group or family, the Homewood Suites by Hilton Plano-Richardson is an excellent choice. Their large rooms and suite-configuration make it easy to go with multiple people.
Things to Do Following the Walk
After you’ve had enough at the Walk, you’ll want to spend a few days checking out the sights around Dallas/Plano. You can check out a game at Dr. Pepper Ballpark in Frisco or attend a concert at Dr. Pepper Arena. You can engage in retail therapy by returning to The Shops at Willow Bend or visiting The Shops at Legacy. Reliving your childhood by attending the Crayola Amusement Center is another fun option to consider.
If you want to explore natural settings, make sure to go to the Arbor Hills Nature Preserve or climb aboard a boat with Thompson Sail Charters. Being on the water is soothing. It allows you to see parts of the city that you may otherwise not check out.
What to Eat in the City of Dallas
There are many places to eat and Kitchen & Bar, Eatzi’s Market and Bakery, Chuy’s, and The Capital Grille. Each offers a unique menu for you to explore.—it just depends on what you’re in the mood to eat. There’s the Whiskey Cake
Drinking Beer and Spreading Cheer
Attending the Plano Magazine Beer Walk provides you with an exciting day of adventure during your stay in Texas. In addition to sampling craft beers, you’re able to meet and mingle with other people who love a tasty brew as much as you do. You’re also able to spend some time getting to know the area better so you can plan a return visit and know exactly what you like to do.