Allen TX residents are never short on things to do! From a 7,000+ seat arena to a growing public art collection to our own philharmonic orchestra, Allen offers big-city amenities with a small-town feel.

Explore the links below to find free movies, cultural performances, national concert tours and more. To learn more about getting involved in one of Allen’s local art organization, visit our Arts and Culture page.

Allen also operates a Public Art Committee which oversees the commissioning of artwork to enhance Allen’s public places and infuse culture and beauty into the everyday life of Allen’s residents and visitors.



Allen Public Library Offers free movies, music festivals, art classes and more.
Allen Event Center Hosts national concert tours and Disney on Ice Performances, along with professional hockey, soccer and arena football games.
Allen Arts Alliance Promotes and celebrates the arts by partnering with schools, civic organizations, businesses and citizens.
Allen Civic Ballet Dance company for ages 12-21 with several annual performances, including The Nutcracker.
Allen Heritage Guild Preserves Allen’s history with displays at the Allen Heritage Center and Museum.
Allen Philharmonic Orchestra and Symphony Chorus Programming consists of concerts, special events and featured guest artists. The annual Memorial Day Patriotic Pops program is offered free to the public.
Allen’s Community Theatre From comedies to musicals to summer acting camps, this non-profit community theater offers quality performances throughout the year.
Summer Sounds Concert Series A free outdoor summer concert series sponsored by Allen Parks and Recreation.
Public Art A growing collection of sculptures and other works available for public viewing and enjoyment.