Fall Family Campout – November 5

Nov 5, 5p.m. to November 6, 8 a.m.

 

The Fall Family Campout will offer groups an evening of fantastic discovery after hours! Our programs include team-building activities, the opportunity to experience Texas wildlife, and more. Experience what it’s like to be a member of the Heard’s nightlife. And, enjoy a night that your group will never forget! Spots are limited, so be sure to get your ticket now.

 

This program is available to families with kids ages 5 through 12. Each attending group must have at least 1 adult per 4 children to provide supervision.

 

Tickets

$24 per child (ages 5-12)

$29 per adult (ages 18+)

 

Guests must bring their own tent and other equipment. See the suggested equipment list below. Please note that lights out will be no later than 10 p.m. Pizza and lemonade will be provided for dinner. Guests may bring other food options as desired.

 

Suggested Equipment

 

  • Tent (larger than 4-person size not allowed)
  • Sleeping bag
  • Sleeping pads
  • Pillow
  • Camp chair, if desired
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Necessary toiletries (contact solution, toothpaste/toothbrush, etc.)
  • Prescription medication, as applicable
  • Water bottle (guests may refill at our building)
  • Flashlight
  • Bug spray
  • Snacks
  • Change of clothes and appropriate closed-toed shoes; weather-appropriate clothing as necessary
  • Sleepwear

 

Date Night at the Heard

Date Night at the Heard – 2023

Save the Date!

At Date Night at the Heard, join us for an evening featuring live music and dancing in our outdoor amphitheater, a cash bar, tasty food vendors and more. The event is for guests ages 21+. Event admission includes free parking. More information coming soon!

trail of lights

Holidays at the Heard

A Fun, Festive and Family-Friendly Fundraising Event Benefiting Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

Holidays at the Heard brings the beauty of the holiday season into nature. Bundle up your family, get out of the house, and experience the most unique family-friendly holiday event in North Texas. More information coming soon!

T-Rex dinosaur at Halloween at the heard

Halloween at the Heard

Experience Collin County’s premier family-friendly Halloween event at Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary in McKinney, Texas.

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child in halloween costume looking at a dinosaur at Halloween at the heard

Halloween Tickets Available to Public (While Supplies Last)

Tickets will be available to the public, while supplies last, beginning September 29.

 

If tickets sell out, no additional tickets will be sold at the door. Special Halloween tickets are required for all guests, including Heard Museum Members

 

More Information

Experience Collin County’s premier family-friendly Halloween event at Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary in McKinney, Texas.

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trick-or-treaters on the dinosaur trail at Halloween at the heard

Heard Members-Only Presale Begins: Halloween

Heard Members-Only Presale

September 14-28

 

Available to Public

Tickets will be available to the public, while supplies last, beginning September 29.

 

If tickets sell out, no additional tickets will be sold at the door. Special Halloween tickets are required for all guests, including Heard Museum Members

 

More Information

Experience Collin County’s premier family-friendly Halloween event at Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary in McKinney, Texas.

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T-Rex dinosaur at Halloween at the heard

Halloween at the Heard

Experience Collin County’s premier family-friendly Halloween event at Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary in McKinney, Texas.

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Two ducks swimming together through the wetlands

Supper with a Cause

Supper with a Cause at the Heard Museum

Hosted by The Seed Project Foundation

Please join us for Supper with a Cause on June 9th at the Heard Museum! Harvest Executive Chef Andrea Shackelford will craft a seasonal four-course menu paired with wines and the new summer cocktails. Dinner will be held in Heard’s Science Research Center.

All proceeds will benefit conservation initiatives at the Heard Natural Science Museum and Wildlife Sanctuary.