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Welcome to the City of Grand Prairie! 

Grand Prairie is a premiere community conveniently nestled in the middle of Dallas/Fort Worth. The City offers amenities appealing to young professionals, growing families and seniors alike. With an affordable cost of living, beautiful neighborhoods, exceptional public schools, thousands of acres of parkland and a welcoming, friendly spirit, you can live life grand in Grand Prairie!

We Live Life Grand here – about 189,430 residents call Grand Prairie home, and we’re still growing.  Grand Prairie is the 15th largest city in Texas and the 125th largest city in the United States, but we still have small town values. 

An Award-Winning Place to Call Home

Did you know you live in one of the most sought-after places in Texas and the U.S.?

1st Best Place to Retire in U.S.

2nd Happiest City in Texas

5th Best for First-Time Homebuyers in Texas

7th Safest Large City in Texas

10th Happiest City in the U.S.

Top 50 in U.S. Best Place to Raise a Family

Top Goals for 2019
Top Accomplishments for 2018
Live Life Grand

Grand Prairie is full of grand experiences! Whether you stop in for lunch at one of the great restaurants downtown or spend a full day out on Joe Pool Lake, share your memories with us. Use #LiveLifeGrandGP on all social media to show how you experienced life in Grand Prairie! If you’re a resident, take a moment to fill out your grand story, here

Grand Prairie recently welcomed more than 50 new restaurants and retail stores along SH 161, and development continues at a brisk pace. The city offers a vibrant lifestyle, with the best parks in the nation, more amenities than most, affordable to affluent housing and friendly neighbors.

City employees work hard to ensure Grand Prairie is known as an organization that creates Raving Fans by delivering world-class service.  Our employee family and elected officials constantly live our values, aggressively move toward our vision and are always looking for ways to make the business of running a city even better. The hard work, positive input and optimism of all our city employees all play a key role in our success.  We look forward to you joining our team!

We have attractions that draw almost 10 million visitors a year to:

AirHogs Minor League Baseball Team

Stadium features a Wide World of Parks Kids Zone, restaurant/sports bar, cigar bar and swimming pool.

Epic Waters Indoor Water Park

Showcasing 80,000 square feet of year-round water fun referred to as a “cruise ship on land”.

Firehouse Gastro Park

Retired Fire Station No. 1 was restored  into a unique restaurant and bar in Downtown Grand Prairie.

Joe Pool Lake

Enjoy a wide variety of campsites, full-service marina, group picnic sites, beaches, volleyball, playgrounds and Lakeside Bar!

Lone Star Park

A Class I horse racetrack home to the multi-million dollar simulcast racebook, sports bar and event venue, Bar & Book.

Ripley's Believe It Or Not!

Showcases eye-popping galleries displaying the most beautiful, bizarre and fascinating oddities from around the world.

Shopping in Grand Prairie

Featuring a wide range of shopping options including IKEA, Living Spaces and the Premium Outlet Mall

The Epic

Recreation center showcasing fitness, game room, pool, kids splash area, culinary, recording studio, a theater and more!   

The Summit Active Adult Center

State-of-the-art fitness training, indoor infinity edge pool with lap lanes and exercise vortex, theater, game room and sauna.

The Theatre at Grand Prairie

Designed to accommodate a wide range of stage productions, including pop, rock, country, comedy, magic and more!

Uptown Theater in Grand Prairie

Fully-restored 1950s performing arts center hosting national touring stage shows & concerts.

PlayGrand Adventures

10-acre, all-accessible playground is an exciting opportunity to provide a safe and fun playground experience for all ages and abilities. To open late 2019