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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).

Loyd Park

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.

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Tangle Ridge Golf Course

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.

818 Tangle Ridge Drive, Grand Prairie, TX 75052 [Get Directions]

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.

3202 SE 14th St., Grand Prairie, TX 75052 [Get Directions]

AirHogs Mascot

Play Ball: Texas AirHogs Baseball

1600 Lone Star Pkwy

Special promotional nights to include: Carnival night, 80s night, Star Wars night and Craft Beer night.

Special Events include:

July 3-4: Fireworks

July 6: Star Wars Night

July 20: Christmas in July/ Fireworks 

August 1: Game Show Night 

August 4: Back to School Night 

August 18: Fan Appreciation Night

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Farmers Market produce

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.

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Rides at Traders Village

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.

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Grand Prairie Premium Outlets

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.


Lone Star Park

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.

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Mirror Maze

House of Imagination!

601 Palace Pkwy, Grand Prairie, TX 75050 [Get Directions]

Ripley’s Believe It or Not!
Louis Tussaud’s Palace of Wax
Mirror Maze
Brand New: 7D Moving Theater: Los Banditos, Zombies!

Five attractions under one roof, open 365 days a year.


Uptown Theater

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.

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Verizon Theatre Crowd 

Show Time: The Theatre at Grand Prairie

1001 Performance Place, Grand Prairie, TX 75050 [Get Directions]

The Theatre at Grand Prairie, former 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. 

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