Development Update

Now Open

The Finch Grill & Raw Bar is open in EpicCentral.

Loop 9 BBQ is open in EpicCentral.

Hobby Lobby is open by Kohls on the east side of SH 161.

Blue Goose Cantina is open in the former Texas Roadhouse on I-20.

Grand Prairie’s Major League Cricket Stadium will host the first game of the cricket league July 13, 2023.

Future Openings

Vidorra Cocina de Mexico is scheduled to open in fall of 2023.

Serious Eats Pizza, Sliders and Shakes will open in late 2023.

Hilton Garden Inn, Homewood Suites, a 13,000-square-foot conference center and restaurant development, will open in late 2023.

Pei Wei, Einstein Brothers Bagels and Crumble will open in Epic Crossing on Arkansas and SH 161.

Shake Shack plans to open on Mayfield and SH 161 in October of 2023.

Andretti Indoor Karting and Games is scheduled to open next to IKEA in December 2023.

Voodoo Brewery will open across from IKEA.

Bass Pro Shops will open in May 2024.

Steak and Ale has announced they will open their first Texas location on I-30 in 2024.

Bennigan’s has announced they will open their first Texas location on I-30 in 2024.

Black Bear Diner will open a home-style restaurant next to Texas Roadhouse on I-20.

BigShots Golf plans to open in the new Mayfield Groves development on SH 161 and Forum Drive, adjacent to IKEA, will be under construction soon.

Recent News

Recognitions 2022-2023

#8 Safest City in Texas, FBI (2023)

#9 Best Concert Venue in World (capacity 5001-10,000), Texas Trust Credit Union Theatre, music magazine Billboard (2023)

50 Leading Fleets in USA, Grand Prairie Fleet Services, American Public Works Association (2023)

#1 Best Pickleball for a Party (Chicken N Pickle), D Magazine (2022)

#2 Happiest City in DFW, #3 in Texas, (2022)

#3 Best City in Which to Live on $5,000 a Month, (2022)

#4 Best Indoor Water Park in USA (EpicWaters), (2022)

#5 Best Place to Move in USA, New York Times (2022)

Top 10 Christmas Town in Texas, (2022)

Zavala’s featured on The Taco Chronicles, Netflix (2022)

Gold Star Affiliate Award, Keep Texas Beautiful (2022)

Parks, Arts and Recreation CAPRA reaccreditation, National Recreation and Park Association (2022)

More Awards

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