Garland offers a unique combination of family-friendly entertainment and outdoor activities. Visitors can enjoy shopping at Firewheel Town Center, an open-air complex that offers a variety of stores with an eclectic mix of restaurants. At Firewheel Golf Park, a 63-hole, championship-style golf complex, enjoy a round of golf at one of three unique courses. Outdoor enthusiasts will want to check out Bass Pro Shops, located on the shore of Lake Ray Hubbard, or visit the Spring Creek Forest Preserve, with 300-year-old trees and 650 species of plants. The entire family can enjoy a day of fun in the sun at Hawaiian Falls Waterpark. The Granville Arts Center and the Plaza Theatre located in downtown Garland feature year round entertainment with musical and theatrical performances. Downtown Garland abounds with historical charm and hometown specialty shops.
Things to do in Garland TX
- Visit the Garland Landmark Museum – a local history museum with exhibits on the city’s history and culture.
- Go shopping at the Firewheel Town Center – a large outdoor mall with several shops, restaurants, and entertainment options.
- Take a walk or bike ride along the Spring Creek Forest Preserve Trail – a scenic trail with beautiful views of nature.
- Attend a show or performance at the Granville Arts Center – a performing arts center with several events throughout the year.
- Visit the Patty Granville Arts Center for the Performing Arts – a venue for live music, theatre productions and other live performances.
- Explore the Hawaiian Falls Garland – a water park with several water slides, lazy river, and wave pool.
- Visit the Nicholson Memorial Library System – a public library system with several branches throughout the city.
- Play a round of golf at the Firewheel Golf Park – a golf course with two 18-hole courses.
- Take a cooking class at the Taste Buds Kitchen – a cooking school with classes for adults and children.
- Attend a festival or event at the historic downtown Garland Square – a charming area with several shops, restaurants, and community events throughout the year.