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2022 Holiday Modified Hours & Closures

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HOLIDAY HOURS

Please see the following holiday hours and closings across Grand Prairie Parks, Arts & Recreation:

Grand Prairie Farmers Market

Grand Prairie Farmers Market will be closed 11/26 for the Thanksgiving holiday. Join us for the final two weekends of the season on 12/3 & 12/10.

Charley Taylor Recreation Center

  • November 22 – early closure 6:00 p.m.
  • November 24 – 25 | Closed

Dalworth Recreation Center

  • November 22 – early closure 6:00 p.m.
  • November 24 – 25 | Closed

The Epic

  • November 22 – Closing at 6:00pm
  • November 23 – Closing at 6:00pm
  • November 24 – Thanksgiving | Closed
  • November 25 | Closed

Epic Waters Indoor Waterpark

Click here to view Epic Waters Indoor Waterpark hours, purchase tickets, and more.

Tony Shotwell Life Center

  • November 22 – early closure 6:00 p.m.
  • November 24 – 25 | Closed

The Summit 50+ Club

  • November 22 – early closure 6:00 p.m.
  • November 23 – early closure 6:00 p.m.
  • November 24 – 25 | Closed

Kirby Creek Natatorium

  • November 21 –
    • Lap Swim 8:00am-12:00pm
    • Open Swim 1:00pm-4:00pm
    • Lap Swim 4:00pm-8:00pm
  • November 22 & 23 –
    • Lap Swim  8:00am-12:00pm
    • Open Swim 1:00pm-4:00pm
    • Lap Swim  4:00pm-6:00pm
  • November 24 – 25 | Closed
  • November 26 –
    • Lap Swim 9:00am-1:00pm
    • Open Swim 1:00pm-6:00pm

Prairie Lakes Golf Course

  • November 24 – Closed

Holiday rates will apply on the Friday after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, New Year’s Eve, and New Year’s Day

Tangle Ridge Golf Course

  • November 24 – Closed

Holiday rates will apply on the Friday after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, New Year’s Eve, and New Year’s Day.

Sock Drive at Grand Prairie Farmers Market

By | Events, Farmers Market, Featured

GRAND PRAIRIE FARMERS MARKET SOCK DRIVE

IT’S BACK! The semi-legendary, almost famous…Grand Prairie Farmers Market Sock Drive 2022 Edition

Bring NEW sock donations to Grand Prairie Farmers Market
120 W. Main St., Grand Prairie, TX 75050
Saturday, December 3 | 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

This sock drive will benefit local Grand Prairie citizens in need.

If you have any questions, feel free to reach out to Ray Kunze at the Grand Prairie Farmers Market. Email at rkunze@gptx.org.

Grand Prairie Live! Featuring Tejano

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GRAND PRAIRIE LIVE! FEATURING TEJANO

Presented by: The City of Grand Prairie Tourism

Grand Prairie is celebrating the one year anniversary of becoming a Certified Music Friendly Community by the Texas Music Office, so it only makes sense that we celebrate with four days of live music!  We’re so excited to present the first Grand Prairie Live music event where music lovers can experience live music in six different venues all across the city.

EVENT SCHEDULE

Thursday, November 17

Music on Main
Enjoy live music from Alize.

Location:
Grand Prairie Farmers Market
120 W. Main Street

Time: 6:00 p.m.

Contact:
972-237-4559
gptx.org/farmers-market

Friday, November 18

Intocable
*This is a ticketed event

 Location:
Texas Trust CU Theatre
1001 Texas Trust Way
8:00 p.m.

Contact:
972-854-5050
texastrustcutheatre.com

Saturday, November 19

Live Music at the Farmers Market
Live music from Hijos De Moreno

Market Square
120 W. Main Street
10 a.m.

Contact:
972-237-4559
Farmers Market

Entertainment at Uptown Theater
Catch Selena at 12 or 2:30 and enjoy snacks or a drink while you watch. View Hispanic visual art hanging in the gallery or let the kids make and take some crafts happening in the Black Box.

Uptown Theater
120 E. Main Street
11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Contact:
972-237-8786
uptowntheatergp.com

State Fair Records presents Squeezebox Bandits
Firehouse Gastro Park
321 W. Main Street
8 p.m.

Contact:
469-909-4111
fhgp.info

Sunday, November 20

Los Palominos, Solido, Shelly Lares and Monica Saldivar
Traders Village
2602 Mayfield Rd.
12 p.m.

Contact:
972-547-2331
tradersvillage.com/grand-prairie

Vote Grand Prairie Farmers Market

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VOTE GRAND PRAIRIE FARMERS MARKET

The 2022 America’s Farmers Market Celebration is Here! Vote for Grand Prairie Farmers Market to help us rank in the state of Texas and the nation!

VOTE TODAY

AFTER YOU VOTE - ENTER TO WIN GRAND PRAIRIE BASKET

Thank you for voting for Grand Prairie Farmers Market to help us rank in the state of Texas and the nation! To show our appreciation, we will be giving away a Grand Prairie Basket to one of our supporters.

After you vote on the American Farmlan Trust website, linked above, visit the Grand Prairie Farmers Market Facebook page and comment on the post pinned to the top that you voted. One lucky winner will be selected follwing the end of voting.

Upcoming Across Grand Prairie Parks – April 2022

By | Farmers Market, Featured, Life is Grand, Uncategorized

UPCOMING ACROSS GRAND PRAIRIE PARKS, ARTS & RECREATION

Find something for every member of the family with Grand Prairie Parks, Arts & Recreation Department. We are dedicated to bringing people together and changing lives. Read below to find activities and programs upcoming across #GrandFunGP.

Also take a moment to view the NEW Life is Grand magazine available in the digital format.

NATIONAL PICKLEBALL MONTH

Celebrate National Pickleball Month with Grand Prairie Parks, Arts & Recreation Department!

The USA Pickleball Association (USAPA) has named April “National Pickleball Month” to help promote the fastest growing sport in America.

Grand Prairie Parks, Arts & Recreation will celebrate “National Pickleball Month” with activities and programs at facilities across Grand Prairie.

SPECIAL EVENTS

December 2022

03Dec8:00 am1:00 pmGrand Prairie Farmers Market

03Dec6:00 pmPrairie Lights - Holiday Lights Experience

04Dec6:00 pmPrairie Lights - Holiday Lights Experience

05Dec6:00 pmPrairie Lights - Holiday Lights Experience

06Dec6:00 pmPrairie Lights - Holiday Lights Experience

07Dec6:00 pmPrairie Lights - Holiday Lights Experience

08Dec6:00 pmPrairie Lights - Holiday Lights Experience

09Dec6:00 pmPrairie Lights - Holiday Lights Experience

10Dec8:00 am1:00 pmGrand Prairie Farmers Market

10Dec6:00 pmPrairie Lights - Holiday Lights Experience

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31Dec6:00 pmPrairie Lights - Holiday Lights Experience

EPIC CENTRAL

EpicCentral has a lot of exciting movement going on! Construction is underway for new development, parks and facilities across the campus are in full swing. Read more below.

The Epic

The Epic offers a variety of events, shows, and actives. Click  below to view the calendar and purchase tickets.

LEARN MORE

The Summit 50+ Center

The Summit 50+ Center offers a variety of activities and programs. Click below to view their webpage and browse their monthly newsletter.

READ MORE

PlayGrand Adventures

PlayGrand Adventures provides a safe and fun playground experience of ‘EPIC’ proportions for all ages and abilities. The playground includes adventure areas which are designed to stimulate, challenge, and encourage development of several skill sets while providing social interaction, sense of discovery, creativity, and exercise.

READ MORE

Chicken N' Pickle Now Open

Chicken N Pickle Grand Prairie features indoor and outdoor pickleball courts, lawn games, a rooftop bar and a full-service restaurant using locally sourced foods to offer a variety of delicious dishes. Chicken N Pickle Grand Prairie will host pickleball clinics for players at all levels, as well as professional and amateur pickleball tournaments.

READ MORE

Coming Soon to EpicCentral

The city is building two connecting hotels with a shared convention center, six restaurant spaces, parking garage and creating a water/light show on the lakes as well as interactive technology experiences on the land.  The project will emphasize Grand Prairie’s family, friendly, fun culture and offer exciting new options for dining and entertainment.

READ MORE

RECREATION

Our recreation division offers a variety of programs, events, leagues, and more! Read below to find upcoming events and browse ongoing offerings.

Charley Taylor Recreation Center

Charley Taylor Recreation Center offers a variety of activities and programs. Click below to view their webpage and browse offerings.
VIEW CENTER WEBPAGE

Dalworth Recreation Center

Dalworth Recreation Center offers a variety of activities and programs. Click below to view their webpage and browse offerings.

VIEW CENTER WEBPAGE

Kirby Creek Natatorium

The Kirby Creek Natatorium is a great facility open year round with an indoor pool that is heated for your enjoyment. Whether you are looking for a place to have a pool party or somewhere to exercise or learn to swim, we have got you covered!

VIEW CENTER WEBPAGE

Tony Shotwell Life Center

The Tony Shotwell Life Center (formerly Bowles Life Center) is one of Grand Prairie’s beautiful facilities and its purpose stretches beyond recreation. In addition to the full size basketball court, game room, weight room with state of the art fitness equipment, two meeting rooms, multipurpose room, aerobics room, men’s and women’s showers and locker rooms, it also has a branch library with a public computer lab, This facility truly is a center aimed at improving the quality of our citizens’ lives

VIEW CENTER WEBPAGE

Tangle Ridge Golf Course

Tangle Ridge Golf Club in Grand Prairie, TX, will challenge your senses and skills. This 18-hole championship public golf course features exciting elevation changes, subtle Champion Ultra Dwarf Bermuda Grass Greens, tree-lined fairways, and water and sand hazards.

Tangle Ridge 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.

LEARN MORE

Prairie Lakes Golf Course

Prairie Lakes Golf Course in Grand Prairie offers 27 holes recently renovated, including Texas’ largest practice area featuring 8 target greens with a fairway. Mature mesquite trees guard hybrid Bermuda fairways as they weave around water features and along Mountain Creek Lake shore and up to Bermuda greens. Wide, open landing areas speed and ease play, while water hazards, trees and doglegs offer challenges and test skills.

Located on Mountain Creek Lake in Grand Prairie, the course offers picturesque views and fantastic conditions in the center of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex.

LEARN MORE

Grand Prairie Farmers Market 2022 Opening Weekend

By | Farmers Market, Featured

GRAND PRAIRIE FARMERS MARKET 2022 SEASON OPENIN WEEKEND

Grand Prairie Farmers Market is opening for the 2022 season on April 2! Join us from 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. to visit your favorite market vendors. Be sure to follow Grand Prairie Farmers Market on social media to keep up with fun throughout the season
Opening weekend Saturday, April 2
8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Join in the fun by participating in the Mayor’s 5k Community Walk that morning at 8:30 a.m. followed by enjoying all the market has to offer!
Visit Farmers Market Website

Support Grand Prairie Farmers Market Vendors during the Off-Season

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The Grand Prairie Farmers Market looks forward to bringing you locally grown fruits and vegetables, baked goods, tamales, salsas, dips, relishes, eggs, honey, chips, plants, soaps, candles and more. Our 2021 Season Grand Opening date is TBA and more information is to come.

Listed below you can find some of our wonderful vendors and their information if you would like to support them during our off-season.

Thank you for supporting the Grand Prairie Farmers Market. Keep up with the latest information by following us on Facebook and Instagram or checking our website.

VENDORS

Texas Chef Food Services
Ernst Gruch
tx1mchef@aol.com

Linda’s Jams and Jellies
Linda Kenemore
Kenemorelk@gmail.com 
8179888281

Karen’s Cakes and More
Karen Sims
karenscakesandmore@gmail.com

Taylor’d Salsas
Robert & Holly Taylor
Call or text 972-742-7610
taylordsalsa@gmail.com
FacebookInstagram

Lone Star Specialty Foods
William Branstetter
lonestarspecialtyfoods@gmail.com
FacebookInstagram

Cadenhead Farms BG + Sylvia Cadenhead
bgcadenhead@yahoo.com

Fo Real Dough
Brian Sampson
forealdoughbakery@gmail.com
Facebook, Instagram

The Beard Place
Rudy Ochoa
214-529-6764
info@TheBeardPlace.com
Website, Facebook, Instagram

Velvet Bakes
Jelsy Fernandes
817-405-9676
velvetbakes@yahoo.com
Website, Facebook, Instagram

December, 2022

03Dec8:00 am1:00 pmGrand Prairie Farmers Market

03Dec6:00 pmPrairie Lights - Holiday Lights Experience

04Dec6:00 pmPrairie Lights - Holiday Lights Experience

05Dec6:00 pmPrairie Lights - Holiday Lights Experience

06Dec6:00 pmPrairie Lights - Holiday Lights Experience

07Dec6:00 pmPrairie Lights - Holiday Lights Experience

08Dec6:00 pmPrairie Lights - Holiday Lights Experience

09Dec6:00 pmPrairie Lights - Holiday Lights Experience

10Dec8:00 am1:00 pmGrand Prairie Farmers Market

10Dec6:00 pmPrairie Lights - Holiday Lights Experience

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