Community Impact

Projects, Community Events & Promotional Activities

In addition to community projects, McKinney Community Development Corporation (MCDC) sponsors community events and promotional activities year-round that encourage tourism and business development. These have included:

  • Empty Bowls
  • Chestnut Square's Ice Cream Crank-Off
  • McKinney Then & Now Exhibit at Collin County History Museum
  • Star-spangled Salsa Festival
  • Home for the Holidays
  • McKinney Performing Arts Center
  • McKinney Farmer's Market
  • All-abilities Playground at Bonnie Wenk Park
  • Heard-Craig Carriage House Updates
  • Habitat for Humanity Projects
  • Rotary Parade of Lights
  • McKinney Arts in Bloom
  • McKinney's Juried Art Show
  • And many others!
  1. Habitat for Humanity volunteers

    Habitat for Humanity

    MCDC works to improve McKinney for all residents. Over the years we have supported Habitat for Humanity efforts in McKinney in a variety of ways. Read on...
  2. Tools to make handmade ice cream

    Old Fashioned Ice Cream Festival Featuring the Killis Melton Ice Cream Crank-Off

    MCDC helps fund Chestnut Square's Old Fashioned Ice Cream Festival featuring the Killis Melton Ice Cream Crank-Off competition. Read on...
  3. Playground equipment

    Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces

    The McKinney Community Development Corporation supports enhancement of the natural beauty of McKinney by funding many of the city's parks and recreation projects. Read on...
  4. Front of Delany Cottage

    Chestnut Square Historic Village

    Residents and visitors flock to Chestnut Square to experience life in McKinney as it was in the late 1800s and early 1900s. Read on...
  5. McKinney Performing Arts Center

    McKinney Performing Arts Center

    The Historic Collin County Courthouse, originally built in 1875 and completely remodeled in 1927, was vacated in 1979 upon completion of the new Collin County Courthouse. Read on...