Downtown McKinney Explorers Club

Downtown McKinney Explorer Club encourages kids to get outside and explore the community


Children Can Earn a Free Ice Cream Treat


The fireworks are nearly over but the summer fun is just beginning to explode. McKinney Main Street and the City of McKinney invite children of all ages to get outdoors and explore everything the community has to offer with the Downtown McKinney Kids Explorers Club. 
Downtown Explorers Club

Kids can pick up their free club passport beginning July 4 at the following locations:

  • McKinney Performing Arts Center (MPAC), 111 N. Tennessee St. (hours vary, please call 972-547-2650
  • Hall Library, 101 E. Hunt St.
  • JJGL Library, 6861 W. Eldorado Pkwy.
  • Chick-fil-a, 2011 W University Dr.
  • Chick-fil-a, 6201 Eldorado Pkwy.
  • Chick-fil-a, 8700 State Highway 121
The passport includes an Official Adventure Guide filled with 14 self-directed activities such as making a catapult, telling jokes and learning fun kitchen skills. Kids are invited to bring proof of completing the adventure, which varies depending on the activity, to an Explorer Station in downtown to receive a special activity sticker.

Downtown McKinney Explorers have until August 12 to complete their activities. Explorers who earn all 14 stickers can redeem a free ice cream at participating Chick-Fil-A locations.

For more information please contact McKinney Main Street at 972-547-2650.

Thank You to Our Explorer Station Sponsors


Explorer Station sponsors include McKinney Convention & Visitors Bureau, The Groovy Coop, Texas Monkey Business, Ettiene Market, Antique Company Mall, Main Street Magic and Fun Company, 540 Mercantile, Collin County History Museum, Kitchenwares on the Square, The Canine Cooking Company, Chestnut Square Historic Village, McKinney Knittery, McKinney Performing Arts Center, McKinney Libraries: John and Judy Gay and Roy and Helen Hall.