Welcome to Frisco
Located among the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, Frisco is a bustling sports town known for its top-rated schools. Considered one of the best places to live in Texas, the charming suburb is home to beautiful sprawling homes, professional sports teams, and world-class shopping. There's plenty to do, from hiking one of the many paved trails to exploring the city's art or playing a game of golf. With a population of approximately 180,000 people, there's a strong sense of community coupled with a tight suburban feel that allows you to live a relaxed — yet active — lifestyle.
What to Love
- The abundance of extracurricular activities
- Home to multiple professional sports teams
- Top-rated public schools
- Amazing golf courses and outdoor recreation
People & Lifestyle
The best of both worlds, Frisco, is a lovely mix of urban and suburban living. In this laid-back and sports-centric community, most residents—from retirees to families and young couples—own their homes. From golfing and hiking to a day at the museum or indoor raceway, the community is a relaxed yet active one. This charming city is considered very family-friendly with its top-rated schools. You can learn more about the top-rated schools by visiting the Frisco ISD.
Frisco is known for business with new corporations calling Frisco home each day. One of the fastest-growing communities in Texas, Frisco’s population has grown more than 300 percent since the 2000 U.S. Census. Supported by strong infrastructure, exceptional leadership, and quality commercial developments, Frisco has been recognized by Money Magazine as the #1 Best Place to Live in America. Offering a strong economy through diversification, corporate vitality, and quality of life, Frisco is proud to be known as a city with progress in motion. Frisco Economic Development Corporation.
Things to Do
Frisco has you covered from sports to the arts and everything in between.
Frisco has been dubbed, "Sports City, USA" home of the following sports:The Star is a 91-acre campus of the Dallas Cowboys World Headquarters and practice facility. The Star has a unique partnership with the City of Frisco and the Frisco ISD, which allows the fans to connect with the Dallas Cowboys in a way you won't find anywhere else.Another unique sports facility is the Toyota Stadium and Toyota Soccer Center. Toyota Stadium is the home stadium for FC Dallas and hosts the FCS title game, the DXL Frisco Bowl as well a variety of concerts, tournaments, and other events. The National Soccer Hall of Fame (NSHOF) opened in Toyota Stadium's south end in 2018 as part of a more than $55 million renovation to the facility. The NSHOF is a public-private partnership among FC Dallas, the City of Frisco, Frisco Independent School District, and U.S. Soccer Federation.The PGA of America is moving its headquarters from Palm Beach County, Florida, to Frisco, Texas, anchoring a 600-acre, mixed-use development with an initial investment worth more than half a billion dollars. "Our move to Frisco will be transcendent for the PGA of America," said Seth Waugh, CEO, PGA of America. "Everything great starts with a dream. This is the beginning of a bold, new journey as we bring together world-class partners in a world-class location – to deliver innovative and differentiated experiences for our nearly 29,000 PGA Golf Professionals, golfers of all abilities, and our staff."The NHL Dallas Stars. "The Dallas Stars have grown right along with the city of Frisco," said Jason Farris. "When we came to Texas in 1993, people were confused. Hockey in Texas? Since we came to Frisco in 2001 and established ourselves at Dr Pepper Arena (Comerica Center), we've grown — and interest in hockey has grown — by leaps and bounds."The Texas Legends, the Gatorade League affiliate of the NBA Dallas Mavericks, have called Frisco home since the team first formed in 2009. "We pride ourselves on not just being in the community, but instead, truly investing and becoming a part of the community," said Malcolm Farmer.The Frisco RoughRiders, a Class A.A. affiliate of the Texas Rangers. "We've become a year-round fixture in the community," said Greenberg. "We're an entertainment and events company that also happens to play some great minor league baseball."
If you are not much of a sports fan, there are a multitude of other activities to enjoy:
The Stonebriar Mall: A 1.6 million square foot shopping center with over 180 of your favorite shops and restaurants. If that wasn’t enough, Stonebriar is also home to KidZania and an AMC movie complex, providing fun and entertainment for all ages.
LifeTime Frisco: A stunning, luxury gym equipped with a large pool, tennis courts, group fitness classes, and more. LifeTime just opened in Frisco on February 11, so get ready to enjoy this brand new fitness center.
Nightlife is always bustling in Frisco. Sports bars and clubs to local concerts and events, Frisco is the place to be when the night begins. The Frisco Bar and Grill is one of the top rated bars in Frisco. There you can find fun and entertainment as well as a high-quality, extensive menu.
If you enjoy getting moving outside, you will not be disappointed. There are more than 1,300 acres of city parks divided over 40 sites. Looking for natural trails and paved pathways, you have 90 miles to explore. Find the complete list of outdoor adventures awaiting you, HERE.
Aside from walking and biking trails, Frisco also has a great amount of parks and playgrounds for the kids. Frisco Commons Park is a local favorite with a large playground and tons of space for kids to run around, as well as picnic areas and a fishing pond.
Arts | Museums:
Frisco didn't leave out the Arts or Museums. The city has one of the largest collections of outdoor public art in the state of Texas. You can also enjoy live theater, musical performances, and local painters. Interested in the history of Frisco, you'll want to visit the Frisco Heritage Museum Center or the Museum of the American Railroad. You can find more information about the arts HERE or the museums HERE.
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