The Villages at Allen provides something fun for every member of the family.
The Villages at Allen is a 181-acre mixed-use retail development that includes the Allen Event Center, The Grove, Canine Commons Dog Park, the Allen Ice Rink and over 100 stores and restaurants.
The Villages at Allen and its sister shopping center, The Villages at Fairview, are together one of the newest and biggest shopping, dining and entertainment destination in the North Texas area. A four mile hike and bikes winds around both shopping Villages.
The Villages at Allen-The Grove
The Grove, at the center of The Villages at Allen, features a park with plenty of seating and public restrooms. There is also an outdoor fireplace with a pavilion of comfy chairs. Children are welcome to play in the Texas-shaped hedge maze. In addition, there are children’s playhouses and a real red train caboose with toys inside. For game loving adults, there are also 4 tables with built in chess boards.
The Villages at Allen-Canine Commons Dog Park
Canine Commons Dog Park is a fenced, tree-shaded haven for dogs of all shapes and sizes. The park features water fountains for dogs and their humans, benches, tables, and doggy bag stations with complimentary hand sanitizer.
Canine Kids at Canine Commons is separate area for dogs that weigh under 20 pounds. Smaller dogs can socialize without feeling overwhelmed and crowded by the larger dogs. Of course, smaller dogs are welcome in the large dog park, but they do so at their own risk.
Canine Commons Dog Park is Tuesday through Sunday from 7 am to 10 pm. Mondays the park opens at 10 am.
The Villages at Allen-Allen Even Center
The Allen Event Center is a 7000+ seat state-of-the-art facility for concerts, trade shows, professional sporting events, festivals and community ceremonies. The center is the home ice to ECHL professional hockey team, the Allen Americans, Dallas Sidekicks MASL soccer, Texas Revolution IFL professional football team, and Lone Star Conference Basketball Championship.
Premium seating is available including VIP suites, lounge and club seats. Suites are furnished with a granite wet bar and refrigerator and an in-suite catering service. In addition, corporate logo suite identification is available. Packages include tickets to an Allen American regular season home game.
The center opened in 2009 . The Centers first performer was Reba McEntire. Other headliners include the Goo Goo Dolls, The Counting Crows, REO Speedwagon, and Boston to name a few.
In addition, the Allen Event Center features a second,full- size 80 foot x 200 foot ice surface with 300 spectator seats. In addition, Learn to Skate programs are available for all levels of figure skating and hockey skating. Recreational or competitive hockey league classes are also available. The rink is also open for public skating.
Allen Community Ice Rink is designed to meet the needs of aspiring Olympians or to those just learning to skate. A beginners through advanced competitive level skating programs is available. Furthermore, the rink provides an elite coaching staff to take competitive skaters to the highest level that the sport has to offer.
Other amenities include locker rooms, an equipment shop, meeting rooms and an off-ice training area. Skate rentasl and on-ice harnesses are available as well.
The Allen Community Ice Rink is available for private ice rental, field trips, fund raisers, corporate team building and church functions. Reserve up to 60 days in advance.
The Villages at Allen Shopping & Restaurants
The Villages at Allen shops include Super Target, Best Buy, TJMaxx, HomeGoods, Toys R Us, Babies R Us, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Cabelas, Ross Dress for Less, Gamestop, Sally’s Beauty Supply, Petsmart, Haverty’s Furniture, James Avery and more.
Restuarants include Olive Garden, BJ’s, Pluckers, Cotton Patch, Cowboy Chicken, Free Birds, Which Which, Moo-yas, In-and-out Burger, Cheddars, Raising Canes Chicken, Chic-fil-a, Paradise Bakery, Uncle Julio’s, Dodie, and more.