10 Must Do Events in Downtown Grand Prairie

Post Date:04/08/2019 11:35 AM

With warmer weather comes great fun in Downtown Grand Prairie! 

FireHouse Gastro Park Pop-Up

April 26-28
FireHouse Gastro Park, 321 W. Main St. 

Come check out FireHouse Gastro Park, an all-new restaurant and bar in Downtown Grand Prairie! FireHouse GP will be hosting a "pop-up" to showcase their restaurant, building renovations and more. 

The new space will feature indoor and outdoor dining, family-friendly green-space, a Tweed-fueled coffee shop, a smokehouse, and diverse delectables including Nashville hot chicken, artisan burgers and LA’s own MAMA’S MEDICINE cocktails.

FireHouse GP is located inside the historic Fire Station No. 1 and was designed by owners Jason and Carlee Smith in collaboration with Rouch Architecture. The FireHouse aesthetic and philosophy was inspired by the Smith’s roots in southern California, their passion for the historic building rehab revolution, and Grand Prairie’s commitment to preservation and economic development.

For more information, visit firehousegp.com

Main Street Fest

April 26-28
200 Block of W. Main St. 

The City of Grand Prairie Parks, Arts & Recreation Department is hosting the 8th Annual Main Street Fest. The 3-day event is scheduled for Friday through Sunday, April 26 – 28 on the 200 block of W. Main St. and surrounding areas. The festival, with FREE parking and admission, will celebrate the fun, festive, family atmosphere that is Grand Prairie with live music featuring Texas Country Singer-Songwriters, award winning super groups accompanied by a variety of regional bands. Throughout the event enjoy a variety of Novelty Entertainment, more than 14 Carnival Rides, Arts & Crafts vendors, Business Expo vendors, 3 Entertainment Stages, plenty of Food & Beer Gardens, a KIDZONE and plenty of FUN for all!

Cinco de Mayo

May 4, 10 a.m.
200 Block of W. Main St. 

Grand Prairie celebrates Cinco de Mayo with a parade, entertainment, festival foods and other activities.

The city's largest parade will start at 10 a.m. at the 200 block of W. Main St. 

Free entertainment begins at noon and will include GPISD performers, mariachi bands, folklorico dancers and vocalists. The festival will feature arts and crafts, Tex-Mex festival foods, bounce houses and more!

More information: 972-237-8100

Lion's Club Car Show

May 18,  9:30 a.m.
Grand Prairie Farmers Market, 120 W. Main St. 

rand Prairie Farmers Market will host the Lion's Club Classic Car Benefit starting at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 18, 2019. 

Grand Prairie Farmers Market at Market Square is open 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays from April through mid-December and features locally grown fruits and vegetables, baked goods, tamales, salsas, dips, relishes, eggs, honey, chips, plants, soaps, candles and more.

For more information call 972-237-4599.

Neil Diamond Tribute Featuring Keith Allynn

May 18,  8 p.m.
Uptown Theater, 120 E. Main St. 

After having performed over a decade in Branson MO., Keith Allynn now travels extensively throughout the United States paying tribute to America’s favorite singer songwriter, Neil Diamond. Allynn’s mesmerizing style, intimacy with audiences, and cover of Diamond’s top hits make A Neil Diamond Tribute the only way to “Experience the feel of Neil”.

For more information and tickets visit, uptowntheatergp.com.

Crawfish Boil

June 1,  10 a.m.
Grand Prairie Farmers Market, 120 W. Main St. 

Grand Prairie Farmers Market will host the annual Crawfish Boil starting at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 1, 2019, featuring live music, gift market, arts and crafts and games.

Cajun Crawfish will be sold for $10 per pound and accompanied by potatoes and corn

For more information on the Crawfish Boil: www.grandfungp.com

The Little Mermaid

June 21-23
Uptown Theater, 120 E. Main St. 

In Disney's beguiling animated romp, rebellious 16-year-old mermaid Ariel is fascinated with life on land. On one of her visits to the surface, which are forbidden by her controlling father, King Triton, she falls for a human prince. Determined to be with her new love, Ariel makes a dangerous deal with the sea witch Ursula to become human for three days. But when plans go awry for the star-crossed lovers, the king must make the ultimate sacrifice for his daughter.

See The Little Mermaid at the historic Uptown Theater in Grand Prairie! 

Find more information and tickets at artsgp.com

3 Redneck Tenors

July 13, 8 p.m.
Uptown Theater, 120 E. Main St. 

These boys have seen it all, sing it all, and make us laugh ’till we double over, reminding us that in life, it’s not just the destination, it’s the journey. Get ready for one side-splitting ride as we go on an excursion only the 3 Redneck Tenors could have had… delighting audiences with their vocal prowess and a smorgasbord of songs and music ranging from Gospel to Country, to Broadway, Pop, and Classical.

For more information and tickets visit, uptowntheatergp.com

The Drifters

July 10, 8 p.m.
Uptown Theater, 120 E. Main St. 

THE DRIFTERS…one of Rock & Roll’s founding vocal groups is once again touring the U.S. under the auspices of their original management team. Up on the Roof. Under the Boardwalk. This Magic Moment. There Goes My Baby. Dance with Me. Spanish Harlem. Stand by Me. The list of hits goes on and on.

For more information and tickets visit, uptowntheatergp.com.

Hatch Chile Fest

July 17
Grand Prairie Farmers Market, 120 W. Main St. 

Get your hot roasted Hatch chiles at Grand Prairie Farmers Market’s annual Hatch Chile Festival. The festival will feature both raw and roasted Hatch chiles sold by the pound, live music, food, beer and much more! Also, shop the market’s fresh produce, baked goods, coffee, tea, tamales, jellies and relishes, grass-fed meats, homemade soaps, candles and more.

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