Upcoming Events: May Edition

Discover exhilarating events and family-fun with endless entertainment in The Colony. Make the most of your May with these upcoming events.

Cinco de Mayo Celebrations

Rocking chords resound at Lava Cantina as the beloved concert venue and restaurant hosts a Grand Reopening May 4. The return of live music offers a new experience at Lava Cantina, from a revamped Creole-Mexican menu and interior renovations to new performers and interactive entertainment. On May 5, legendary rapper Nelly kicks off the Cinceaux de Mayeaux party at 7:00 PM for a night to remember.

Starting May 1 through May 5, enjoy Cinco Days of Cinco at Truck Yard in The Colony. The five-day fiesta features daily special events ranging from Chihuahua races and dunk tanks to taco and drink specials. Enjoy this smashing celebration with adult piñatas and yard games on Cinco de Mayo.

Party on the patio with the 2nd Annual Cinco De Mayo celebration at Lakeview by Peppersmash. With the scenic views in the distance, live music in the air and $2 tacos all day long, family and friends are sure to enjoy. While there, check out their Instagrammable drink specials and creamy cajeta ice cream.

A Merry Mother’s Day

Toast to one of the most important women in your life. Create memories this Mother’s Day over an incredible bunch at Seven Doors Kitchen. The featured menu is filled with signature entrees, fresh sushi rolls, aged steaks and brunch classics. Pair your meal with a handcrafted cocktail for an unforgettable brunch she’ll love.

Treat the mom in your life to a champagne brunch at Twigs American Kitchen. Make reservations now to indulge in a three-course plated meal, featuring roasted prime rib, honey-bourbon glazed ham and crème brûlée French toast. Top your meal off with a classic Bloody Mary or fruity mimosa. Best of all, children ages five and under eat free.

At Davio’s Northern Italian Steakhouse, start the special day with a filet mignon benedict or crab and Havarti frittata at brunch, or bring mom to the upscale dining room for dinner. The refined menu combines handmade pasta and prime cuts of steak with specials like succulent seared duck and wild Alaskan Halibut.

Spring Pastimes to Appreciate

The breezy and bright days ahead bring back the sixth annual Up, Up & Away Festival of Flight. Join in the fun with kite flying, carnival rides, a bird exhibit and family-friendly entertainment on May 8. Celebrate all things flight at the outdoor festival hosted by the City of The Colony and The Tribute Community.

Immortalize your pawesome four-legged pals on canvas with Paint your Pet at Grrrowler’s Tap Rooms & Beer Garden. Turn your pooch or purrfect pal into a pop art masterpiece on May 20 starting at 6:30 PM. The beer garden offers 26 taps featuring seasonal and local brews to complete your painting party.

New Adventures this Spring

With warmer weather in North Texas, now is the perfect time to get out on the waters of Lewisville Lake. Rent a WaveRunner or ski boat at Hidden Cove Park & Marina for a full day of fun. Venture the waters with one of DFW Surf’s  stand up paddleboard classes or events. For those new to paddleboarding, take an Intro to SUP course, offered every Saturday beginning May 29. If you’re already a paddleboard pro, enjoy a weekly guided tour starting May 21. Explore the lake during this sunset paddle, complete with illumined boards and craft beers at the Paddle and a Pint social.

Say aloha as Hawaiian Falls opens its tropical paradise on May 22. During the offseason, the waterpark underwent a massive renovation resulting in updated rides and new amenities. Book private cabanas for the perfect family hangout or reserve the all-new Luau Point for a summertime celebration. More entertainment and special events transform this waterpark into an unforgettable getaway. Find more information about your island pass discount here.

You won’t believe your eyes as dinosaurs come to life at Jurassic World: The Exhibition. Unearth exhilarating encounters with creatures that once ruled the land. Take a selfie with sauropods and baby dinosaurs or seek out the secrets of science straight from the Hammond Creation Lab. This one-of-a-kind experience begins June 18 at Grandscape but get your tickets now before it sells out.

 Weekly Events


  • Start the week off with a game of free pool and drink specials all night long. Visit Shakertins from 5:00 PM to 2:00 AM for some late night entertainment.
  • Skip the rush hour traffic and bowl at Andretti Indoor Karting & Games instead. Guests can enjoy $5 bowling per person Monday – Friday from 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM.
  • Join in the SCHEELS Run Club for some monthly evening group exercise. Take a three or five-mile walk and run from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM on Monday May 17 and 31.





  • Kick-off your weekend with Live Music Fridays at The Shacks at Austin Ranch. Spend a relaxing evening on the patio and have a taste of their many delectable dining options.

Saturdays & Sundays

  • Savor Cajun flavors with an All-You-Can-Eat Crawfish Boil at Bourbon Street Bar & Grill from 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM both Saturday and Sunday.
  • At Hidden Cove Park & Marina, take in the serenity nature as you join others in the Bike To Yoga event Sundays from 5:00 PM to 6:15 PM.

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