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Grand Prairie, Texas
2170 N. Beltline Rd.
Grand Prairie, TX 75050
972-595-5400
www.visitgrandprairietx.com/
Grand Prairie, Texas

Events in Grand Prairie

There’s no bad time to visit Grand Prairie, but you might want to take a look at the town’s list of annual events before you come. The city and many businesses around town host fun events throughout the year that draw thousands of visitors from around the state and beyond.

From the Lunar New Year Festival that gets things started in January to the ever-popular Prairie Lights in December, Grand Prairie’s events calendar is full of exciting festivals. Check out the list of annual events in Grand Prairie before planning your next vacation to this charming town.

 


January

Asia Times Square Lunar New Year Festival
This huge multi-day festival at Grand Prairie’s Asia Times Square celebrates the coming lunar year with dragon and lion dances, martial arts shows, food, and more.
2615 West Pioneer Parkway
Grand Prairie, TX 75051


March - April

Concerts in the Park
Join fellow music lovers in Central Park’s Summit Garden overlooking the lake for the city’s annual free concert series, featuring soul, western swing, jazz, and classic rock acts.
2975 Esplanade
Grand Prairie, TX 75052


April

Big Mamou Cajun Festival
This free Cajun festival features two weekends of live Zydeco music, shrimp gumbo and boiled crawfish, and great bargains at Traders Village, the largest weekend flea market in Texas.
2602 Mayfield Road
Grand Prairie, TX 75052

Main Street Fest
Grand Prairie’s award-winning Main Street Fest is three days of live music, stunt shows and novelty entertainment, food and beer gardens, carnival rides, and more. Admission and parking are both free.
120 West Main Street
Grand Prairie, TX 75050


May

Dragon Boat Festival
Enjoy a meal from a food truck as you watch local and regional teams of 20 people row to the beat of an onboard drummer in this ancient Chinese sport.
3401 Ragland Road
Grand Prairie, TX 75052


June

Crawfish Boil at Farmer’s Market
The Grand Prairie Farmer’s Market runs from March to December, but one of the best weekends to go is in June to snag a pound or two of boiled mud bugs, hear live music, and play games.
120 West Main Street
Grand Prairie, TX 75050


July

Lone Star Park “Stars & Stripes’ Celebration
This annual fireworks show is held at Lone Star Park each year and includes live racing, family fun, and live music!
1000 Lone Star Parkway
Grand Prairie, TX 75050


August

Tejano Summer Music Concert
Catch some of your favorite Tejano groups like La Distancia, Nuevo Valor, and La Tercia De Wilmer at the Tejano Summer Music Concert. This popular music event in Grand Prairie includes games, prizes, and DJs, in addition to the year-round rides and shopping at Traders Village.
2602 Mayfield Road
Grand Prairie, TX 75052

Hatch Chile Festival at Farmer’s Market
The Grand Prairie Farmer’s Market runs from March to December, but one of the best weekends to go is in August to grab some hatch chilies, hear live music, and play games.
120 West Main Street
Grand Prairie, TX 75050

Grand Prairie Balloonapalooza at Lone Star Park
See dozens of colorful balloons float into the sky at the Grand Prairie Balloonapalooza at Lone Star Park. This hot air balloon festival in Grand Prairie offers plenty of fun for the whole family. Food and drink vendors are on hand to satisfy whatever craving you have, there are activities just for the kiddos and live music. Hot air balloon rides are available for a fee.
1000 Lone Star Parkway
Grand Prairie, TX 75050


September

Native American Pow Wow
One of the longest-running Traders Village events, the Pow Wow has been paying homage to American Indian heritage with authentic tribal dances, arts and crafts, teepees, and food for more than 50 years.
2602 Mayfield Road
Grand Prairie, TX 75052

Flight of the Monarch
A celebration of the annual migration of the monarch butterfly at Central Park.  This spectacular event includes butterfly releases, kite flying, a kid-zone with bounce house, arts and crafts, vendors, food, and live music!
2975 Esplanade
Grand Prairie, TX 75052


October

Oktoberfest
Don your lederhosen and head to Traders Village for live polka music, sauerkraut and sausage, and rides and games at Oktoberfest in Grand Prairie.
2602 Mayfield Road
Grand Prairie, TX 75052

Nightmare at the Wax Museum
In October, Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Grand Prairie is transformed into a spooky sanctum of scares during Nightmare at the Wax Museum. The museum becomes a haunted house, while the Mirror Maze turns into a labyrinth of terror. Visit for the thrills and you’ll keep coming back for more.
601 Palace Pkwy
Grand Prairie, TX 75050


November - January

Prairie Lights
From right after Thanksgiving until the new year, Lynn Creek Park is illuminated by four million Christmas lights. Concessions, a gift shop, pictures with Santa, and more are available at the Holiday Village set halfway through your drive through this winter wonderland.
5610 Lake Ridge Parkway
Grand Prairie, TX 75052

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Grand Prairie, Texas
2170 N. Beltline Rd.
Grand Prairie, TX 75050
972-595-5400
www.visitgrandprairietx.com/
Grand Prairie, Texas

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