Why-Allen? From eating to meeting and everything in between, Allen has all the goods on everything that’s good! The weather is always beautiful, and getting here couldn’t be easier. Whether you are attending or planning a meeting, sports event or familiarization tour, or maybe you just need an escape from the everyday – no worries here, Allen has everything you’re looking for. Just 24 miles from Dallas, Allen is the perfect place for any kind of visit!
Dining Allen has more than 180 restaurants to fit just about every dining experience for every taste. Whether you’re a fan of local barbecue or more exotic fare, you’ll easily find all the food you love right around the corner. And, there’s no need to dress up – unless you want to!
With four unique shopping destinations, you wont be lacking in for all your shopping needs and more! Watters Creek at Montgomery Farms has the latest in upscale fashion, from national favorites to unique boutiques, nestled in a resort-style setting. The Village at Allen combines major retail with a variety of eateries, play areas for the kids and Allen Event Center-sized entertainment. Bargain hunters come from miles around to get just the right deal at the more than 100 stores located within Allen Premium Outlets. Cabela’s is an outfitters dream. Ready, set – shop!
Get active in Allen
Allen ranges from the extreme to the effortless and everything in between. If experiencing a bit of art and culture is more your style, we have plenty of that, too. We offer great concerts and events as well as just about every spectator sport you can imagine. Of course, Allen is known for its history and nature and is brimming with lots of other extras all around town. Did you know that city planning created hike and biking trails throughout the city?
Sports and Events
Allen is the home for the Allen Americans and the Allen Wranglers semi pro hockey and football teams. The Event Center is also a draw for famous musicians.