Juried Art Competition and Exhibition is hosted by MPAC with help from Arts and Music Guild volunteers. Artists from all over the state of Texas submit work for cash prizes and the chance to have their pieces hung in our historic halls. Learn more
Multi-instrumentalists Ben Jones, from Kent, England, and Andrea Magee, from Belfast, Ireland, have been taking American audiences by storm with their utterly original sonic amalgam of folk, rock, country and traditional Irish sounds. Learn more
Turn the game of Clue into a play and you have the masterfully entertaining ‘Murders in the Heir’! Almost every character in this hilarious mystery has the weapon, opportunity and motive to commit murder. It’s up to the audience to decide whodunit! Learn more
McKinney Performing Arts Center (MPAC) is a multi-purpose facility available for your special event or meeting. With a variety of rooms for rent at a flexible cost, it’s sure to make your next event historic.
The theater in the historic Collin County Courthouse seats 427 for live entertainment including off-Broadway, comedy, theater and concerts. Tickets are available online or by phone at the Emerson Ticket Office.
MPAC is in the center of the historic district with a variety of restaurants and boutique shops that make it the perfect destination that is unique by nature!
In 1996, voters approved a one-half cent sales tax to promote and preserve the quality of life in McKinney. Local shopping and dining enable MCDC to make a direct impact back into the community. MCDC has invested more than $100 million into the community to support quality of life projects.
The "It’s My McKinney" icon lets you know that your local dining and shopping helped make this project a reality.