Historic Independence Day Video at McKinney Fourth of July Parade by Frederick Frazier. July 4, 2020 when masks were worn during #covid19
Covid-19 precautions have made for a quieter afternoon in historic downtown McKinney after the Saturday morning Red, White & BOOM Parade on the Fourth of July in 2020.
Make plans to visit McKinney for shopping, dining and entertaining this summer.
Find out what measures our visitor’s center is taking to keep guests safe, as well as other changes they’ve made in response to COVID-19.
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Visit McKinney: 30 miles north of downtown Dallas, McKinney, Texas, is a picturesque city with a small-town feel that is quite different from DFW’s urban sprawl. Our friendly charm, green spaces and comfortable pace belie the fact that McKinney, with a population of 195,000, is one of the fastest-growing cities in America. This is McKinney, Texas, and we are Unique by Nature. To find out more, visit
The John and Judy Gay Library is back open at Gabe Nesbitt Park in McKinney, Texas
City of McKinney launches $5 million small business grant program
On June 23, McKinney City Council approved a $5 million grant program to support small businesses negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Funding for the program will be provided by Collin County as part of the CARES Act. For grant guidelines, qualifications and to apply, visit online.
John & Judy Gay Library expansion is complete
The renovations and expansion of John & Judy Gay Library have been completed. The facility is now open for normal operating hours with social distancing guidelines in place. Come see our new space and our new features. Don’t forget to also sign-up for the summer reading program too!
Safe, high quality drinking water right from your tap
The City of McKinney’s water system is rated “superior” by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) – TCEQ’s highest rating – and meets or exceeds all state and federal drinking water requirements. Visit online to read the full report or call 972-547-7360 to request a printed copy.
Este reporte incluye Información importante sobre el aqua para tomar. Para asistencia en español, favor de llamar al teléfon 972-547-7550.