Events

Wine Walk 2 x per year

This is a sip and shop event participants get to sample selected wines at their favorite shops and restaurants in Downtown Garland while enjoying live music, collectable wine glass, and a chance to win Downtown Dollars. Participation in the event is $100.00. This event sells 250 - 300 tickets per event.

Beer Bumble 2 x per year

This is a sip and shop event participants get to sample selected beers at their favorite shops and restaurants in Downtown Garland while enjoying live music, collectable beer glass, and a chance to win Downtown Dollars. Participation in the event is $100.00. This event sells 250 - 300 tickets per event.

Neighborhood Block Party multiple x per year

Downtown Garland is now the home of two successful tattoo shops. Tattoo flash events have become popular in the DFW area.

Garland is taking it one step further, adding a neighborhood block party.

While patrons and their friends are waiting for their appointments, downtown Garland is offering guests a live band, games, shopping, food, drink and other amusements.

This event happens on all calendar Friday the 13ths.

Throw-back Thursday Movies @ The Plaza Theater

One Thursday a month the GDBA sponsor a free movie at The Plaza Theater. These movies are all throwback movies from the 80s & 90s. The GDBA raises money during this event by selling concessions. Each movie is sponsored by a local business. That business receives social media and pre-movie advertising.

Holiday Sip - N - Stroll

This is a sip and shop event participants get to sample selected holiday beverages at their favorite shops and restaurants in Downtown Garland while enjoying live music, collectable mug, and a chance to win Downtown Dollars. Participation in the event is FREE. Each business provides their own beverage. This event sells 250 - 300 tickets per event.

Carolers on Corners with Confections

This is FREE event happens in December and features live carolers moving around Downtown.

It also features several Downtown baking/sweet treat businesses on various corners in the Downtown Square. This event is free to business owners and the public.