Top Things to Do for Summer in Grand Prairie
Joe Pool Lake!
Lynn Creek Park
5610 Lake Ridge Pkwy, Grand Prairie, TX 75052 [Get Directions]
Amenities: White Sandy Beach, playground, boat ramps, 100 picnic sites, pavilions, sand volleyball court, marina and The Oasis Restaurant right next door (live music on the patio every weekend and drink specials.
Lynn Creek Park is a day park (no overnight camping).
3401 Ragland Rd., Grand Prairie, TX 75052 [Get Directions]
Amenities: 221 camping sites, 18 room lodge, cabins, picnic areas and pavilions, boat dock, swimming beach, volleyball and softball field, canoe and kayak rentals and playground
In the summer, Loyd Park offers movies on the beach, adventure camps for kids, guided kayak tours and more.
More Information: loydpark.com
A Hole in One: Golf
Tangle Ridge Golf Course, voted as one of the state's top public championship courses, caters to every level of player with each hole varying in length, bunkering and style – offering a new direction, a new choice, a new experience every time you play.
Prairie Lakes Golf Course offers 27 holes including Texas' largest practice area featuring 8 target greens with a fairway. Located on Mountain Creek Lake in Grand Prairie, the course includes picturesque views and fantastic conditions in the center of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex.
Play Ball: Texas AirHogs Baseball
1600 Lone Star Pkwy
The 2017 season will begin May 18!
Special promotional nights to include: Carnival night, 80s night, Star Wars night and Craft Beer night.
Special Events include:
May 5: Premier Development League Soccer game
May 6: GPPD Guns & Hoses Fitness Challenge
May 25- June 3: NCAA DIIChampionship
June 11, 15, 17: Premier Development League Soccer game
July 1,15: Premier Development League Soccer game
August 3-6: Pastime Nationals
More Information: airhogsbaseball.com
Home Grown & So Tasty: Grand Prairie Farmers Market
120 W. Main Street, Grand Prairie, TX 75050 [Get Directions]
Open 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays through December, Farmers Market vendors sell locally grown fruits and vegetables, tamales, baked goods, candles and more.
More Information: gptx.org/farmersmarket
Thrills & Deals: Traders Village
2602 Mayfield Rd., Grand Prairie, TX 75052 [Get Directions]
Open Saturday & Sunday, Traders Village includes over 3,500 vendors selling items plus lots of rides and special events throughout the summer. Gates open at noon-7 p.m.
Traders Village will host over 50 events this year.
More Information: tradersvillage.com
A Shopper's Dream: Grand Prairie Premium Outlets
2950 I-20 Frontage Road, Grand Prairie, TX 75052 [Get Directions]
110 stores including Coach, Cole Haan, J Crew, Children Place and Crazy 8’s feature savings of 25% - 65% every day.
Place Your Bets: Lone Star Park
1000 Lone Star Pkwy, Grand Prairie, TX 75050 [Get Directions]
Live Thoroughbred Racing continues to Sunday, July 30, 2017 (Thursday & Friday at 6:35 p.m. Saturdays at 5 p.m. and Sundays at 2:05 p.m.)
The 2017 Lone Star Music Series can be found on Lone Star Park's website.
Tickets and Information: lonestarpark.com
House of Imagination!
601 Palace Pkwy, Grand Prairie, TX 75050 [Get Directions]
Ripley’s Believe It or Not!
Louis Tussaud’s Palace of Wax
Brand New: 7D Moving Theater: Los Banditos, Zombies!
Five attractions under one roof, open 365 days a year.
Curtain Call: Uptown Theater
120 E. Main Street, Grand Prairie, TX 75050 [Get Directions]
The historic Uptown Theater is a great venue to escape the summer heat in downtown Grand Prairie, hosting productions throughout the summer.
More information: uptowntheatergp.com
Show Time: Verizon Theatre
1001 Performance Place, Grand Prairie, TX 75050 [Get Directions]
Verizon Theatre presents 2017 summer shows including Chris Tomlin, Joe Rogan, Celtic Woman, Julianne & Derek Hough, John Legend, John Mellencamp, I Love the 90's, Idina Menzel and more.
More Information: Verizontheatre.com