Memorial Weekend In Grand Prairie

Memorial Day is a time to honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom and our country. πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ

The long weekend is also perfect for spending some time with friends and family or enjoying a little get-a-way vacation! Here are some activities sure to keep you entertained this Memorial Day Weekend!

See what else Grand Prairie has to offer on our website! You can also find and book hotels online.Β 

Friday, May 25

Live Thoroughbred Racing at Lone Star Park
A good time you can bet on all weekend long! Enjoy watching the horses sprint past the finish line along with drink specials and live music. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. and the first race is at 6:35 p.m.

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Saturday, May 26

Family Music Celebration with 94.9 KLTY at Traders Village
Enjoy an afternoon of music for the whole family, shopping, carnival rides and more!

Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Strange & Unusual Beard & Mustache Competition
Bring the family out for a day at Ripley’s Believe It or Not! and while you’re there check out some of the beautiful and quirky beards/mustaches at the competition! Bring your cameras!

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Mimosas & Murals at the Farmers Market
Sip and tour your way through downtown Grand Prairie to catch all the new art from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday. Participants will receive a punch card to use at art locations, a map of the route, and a mimosa glass for $10 at the Grand Prairie Farmers Market.

Live Thoroughbred Racing at Lone Star Park
In case you couldn’t see the horses Friday, you’ve got Saturday too! Gates open at 1 p.m. and the first race is at 2:35 p.m.

Sunday, May 27

David Christian Band at Traders Village
Relax and listen to live music while you shop, play or eat at Traders Village!

Jockeys and Java at Lone Star Park
Ditch Starbucks and head out to Lone Star Park at 8:30 a.m. for Jockeys and Java. Enjoy a complimentary breakfast while you watch the horses during their morning training. Listen to interviews with special guests and take an in-depth tour of the barn and stable area. Come back at 1 p.m. for live racing and enjoy Family Discount Day! $1 sodas, hot dogs and popcorn!

LIT AF Tour at Verizon Theatre
Catch Martin Lawrence, JB Smoove, Jay Pharoah, Adele Givens and Benji Brown in concert at the Verizon Theatre!

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Monday, May 28

Memorial Day Celebration
Join us as we honor all service men and women with a Memorial Day Celebration. The celebration will be held at the Veterans Park Event Center, 925 Conover Dr. Grand Prairie.

Texas AirHogs vs. St. Paul Saints
End the long weekend with a baseball game at AirHogs Stadium! Cheer on the Hogs at 7:05 p.m. as they take on the St. Paul Saints!

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All Weekend Long

Grand Prairie Premium Outlets
What’s a holiday weekend without holiday deals? Head over to the Premium Outlets and shop over 110 stores with savings from 20% to 60%!

Epic Waters Indoor Waterpark
Splash you way through the whole weekend at our new indoor waterpark! Enjoy 11 different slides, a lazy river, cabana rentals, an arcade and more!

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Loyd Park on Joe Pool Lake
Loyd Park features campsites, cabins, a hiking trail, Walnut Creek Paddling Trail, off-road bicycle trails and equestrian trails, beach, playground, boat docks, softball field and fishing dock. Everything you need for a great time on the lake!

Lynn Creek Park on Joe Pool Lake
Lynn Creek Park is a day park with boat ramps, group picnic sites, beaches, volleyball, playground, restrooms, full-service marina, natural surface trails, and a driving range on Joe Pool Lake. Enjoy all day at the lake and stop by the floating Oasis Restaurant for a yummy dinner with some great lake views!

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