- The list below includes 347 free or cheap things to do in or near Grand Prairie, Texas, including 97 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Bowling, Family Fun Center and Playgrounds.
- From Loyd Park to QuikTrip Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Grand Prairie and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Dallas, Fort Worth, Arlington and Richardson.
A multi-purpose facility, QuikTrip Park serves as a sports venue for the Grand Prairie Airhogs, a minor-league baseball team. But when baseball is not in season, the stadium often hosts musical concerts, graduations and other community events.
Facilities featured at Friendship Park include a children's playground, tennis courts, walking trail, and half basketball court. There is also a picnic pavilion with night lighting that can be rented for private gatherings.
The main attraction of Fish Creek Linear Park is the broad, 14 foot concrete path that stretches for 7 continuous miles. The trail is often called as the â€˜Trail of Two Cities,â€™ as it stretches between Arlington and Grand Prairie.
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Open late March through Mid-December, the Grand Prairie Farmers Market presents some of the best finds in local produce, meat and dry goods in the Grand Prairie area. Vendors encourage market goers to sample their fresh products.
Prairie Lights is open Thanksgiving through January and features 4 million lights along a path with hundreds of displays lining and arching the roads. They also offer a Holiday Village with food, gifts, Santa and an indoor laser show.
Lone Star Park offers live Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse racing. The park is also home to Bar & Book, which simulcasts horse races from around the world and plays a variety of sporting events on the HD projectors and screens.