What’s Happening This August in Grand Prairie

For most of us, August is the last full month of summer before school starts back up. So we have everything you need for your last summer hoorah! We’ve got everything from concerts to movies on the beach to baseball games and more. We can’t forget our attractions that have fun every day like, Ripley’s Believe It or Not!, Epic Waters Indoor Waterpark, Asia Times Square and many more! (check here for more fun) Also, check our calendar for more events during the week. Book hotels and attractions online!

Events

August 3-4, 2018

Hot August Nights – The Vinyl Stripes
The City of Grand Prairie Parks, Arts & Recreation Department, and the Grand Prairie Arts Council will be hosting the first ever Josh Wine’s Presents Hot August Nights! These weekly concerts in the park are a good way to enjoy our new EpicCentral park, listen to tunes from a variety of bands and spend time with the family. Don’t miss The Vinyl Stripes this Friday, August 3 at 7 p.m.

Texas AirHogs vs. Sioux City Explorers 
The AirHogs will play the Sioux City Explorers August 3-4. Friday and Saturday’s game begins at 7:05 p.m. and Sunday’s game begins at 6:05 p.m. To purchase tickets visit, www.airhogsbaseball.com/tickets.

Delbert McClinton
Enjoy Delbert McClinton with Joe Ely Band and Casey James on August 3 at the Verizon Theatre. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the concert starts at 8 p.m. Tickets: www.axs.com

Movies on the Beach
Catch Coco on the beach at Loyd Park on August 4. The movie starts at sundown and concessions will be available for purchase. Show up early and bring a chair!

David Christian Band
Come out for carnival rides, shopping, food and the David Christian Band at Traders Village on August 5. Admission is free and parking is $4.

August 10-12, 2018

Hot August Nights – Blane Howard
Another night of Hot August Nights! These weekly concerts in the park are a good way to enjoy our new EpicCentral park, listen to tunes from a variety of bands and spend time with the family. Don’t miss Blane Howard this Friday, August 10 at 7 p.m

$1 Hot Dog Day
Good food for a great price with a live DJ and more at Traders Village on August 11. All this plus great shopping and great deals!

Movies on the Beach
Catch Monsters University on the beach at Loyd Park on August 11. The movie starts at sundown and concessions will be available for purchase. Show up early and bring a chair!

Charlie Wilson
Enjoy Charlie Wilson with Monica and After 7 on August 12 at the Verizon Theatre. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the concert starts at 8 p.m. Tickets: www.axs.com

August 17-19, 2018

Hot August Nights – Memphis Soul
Another night of Hot August Nights! These weekly concerts in the park are a good way to enjoy our new EpicCentral park, listen to tunes from a variety of bands and spend time with the family. Don’t miss Memphis Soul this Friday, August 17 at 7 p.m.

Texas AirHogs vs. Lincoln SaltDogs
The AirHogs will play the Lincoln SaltDogs August 17-19. Friday and Saturday’s game begins at 7:05 p.m. and Sunday’s game begins at 6:05 p.m. To purchase tickets visit, www.airhogsbaseball.com/tickets.

Cowboy Jerry
Come out for carnival rides, shopping, food and Cowboy Jerry at Traders Village on August 18-19. Admission is free and parking is $4.

Movies on the Beach
Catch Wall-E on the beach at Loyd Park on August 18. The movie starts at sundown and concessions will be available for purchase. Show up early and bring a chair!

Hatch Chile Fest
Get your hot roasted Hatch chiles at Grand Prairie Farmers Market’s annual Hatch Chile Festival on Saturday, August 18! Join us for live music, food, beer, and much more! Also, shop the market’s fresh fruits and vegetables, baked goods, coffee, tea, tamales, jellies and more!

August 24-26, 2018

Lost 80’s Live
Enjoy A Flock of Seagulls, Wang Chung, Naked Eyes and many more on August 24 at the Verizon Theatre. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the concert starts at 6:30 p.m. Tickets: www.axs.com

Hot August Nights – Mood Swings
It’s the last of the Hot August Nights! These weekly concerts in the park are a good way to enjoy our new EpicCentral park, listen to tunes from a variety of bands and spend time with the family. Don’t miss the Mood Swings All-Star Jazz Combo this Friday, August 24 at 7 p.m.

Texas AirHogs vs. Wichita Wingnuts
The AirHogs will play the Wichita Wingnuts August 24-25. Friday and Saturday’s game begins at 7:05 p.m. To purchase tickets visit, www.airhogsbaseball.com/tickets.

Tejano Summer Music Festival
Join us for live music, games, and prizes at Traders Village on August 25. The concert will take place at the Big Red Patio next to the family entertainment area where there is shopping, rides, games, and fun for the whole family. The music starts at 1pm.

Movies on the Beach
Catch Jumanji (1995) on the beach at Loyd Park on August 25. The movie starts at sundown and concessions will be available for purchase. Show up early and bring a chair!

 

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