For visitors to Plano, and residents, who were fans of the television series Dallas, you’ll want to be sure to visit Southfork Ranch. The Ewing Mansion that was the setting for the TV show, is part of the Southfork Ranch. It was constructed in 1970 by Joe Duncan. The mansion is 5,900 square feet with a garage that was enclosed to become a den.
Now, the Ranch is a meeting and special events venue located in the Dallas Metro Area. This venue is a great place to have corporate meetings, concerts, weddings, reunions, parties and so much more. Regardless of how large the group is you plan to host, this 63,000 square feet of event space should be more than enough.
You can tour the beautiful ranch year-round from Tuesday to Sunday. The Ewing Mansion helps visitors relieve their favorite moments from the hit show and includes a variety of memorabilia from the TV series. Once you’ve toured the mansion you can take a leisurely stroll around the amazing grounds and outbuildings. It’s advised that you book online in advance due to Covid-19. You can check their website for changes regarding this.
The venue also hosts many special events that might be of interest to you. Right now they have Trade Days happening every third Monday weekend. Friday to Sunday 10am-5pm and you’ll have access to over 300 booths. It’s a great way to support locals by viewing and buying their goods offered at the event. This includes food vendors, hand crafted items, axe throwing, blacksmith, antiques, entertainment and lots more. You’ll easily be able to make a day of attending this unique and fun event.
Another option would be to sign up for their “Day on the Ranch” package. This gives you a full day of exploring the ranch, as well as a 2-hour horse education and riding lesson segment, a tour of the Ewing Mansion, a deli lunch, a 1-hour trail ride experience and even Ranch Roundup Gift Shop credit. The package is $295 for a single person and starts at $240 each for groups of 2. The cost becomes more discounted the larger your group is. These prices do not include tax. The event is from 10am to 3:30pm.
Love horses? They also offer an “Equestrian Day” package. From 9am-4pm you can learn how to care and feed for horses, how to care for the stables, learn about horse anatomy, grooming, tacking, and leading. It also includes a riding class and a trail ride. Deli lunch and Gift Shop credit is also included. This package is $295 per person.
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