City of Grand Prairie- Volunteer Services


Special Events

General Interests

2023 Kid's Fishing Day- Spring

This popular event is FREE to children 16 and under. The lagoon will be stocked with rainbow trout and ribbons will be handed out to each participant. There is no registration fee to participate in the Kid’s Fishing Day.

Volunteer assignments include, but are not limited to, helping with registration and rod rental, handing out bait, and keeping measurements of fish caught

Kid's Fishing Day

 When: Saturday, February 11th, 2023

 Where: Mike Lewis Park | 2410 N. Carrier Pkwy

Time: 10:00AM - 2:00PM

***If you are interested in volunteering at this event please contact Kellie McAliney (

2023 Main Street Fest

The 3-day event is held in April in downtown Grand Prairie.  The festival, with FREE parking and admission, celebrates the fun, festive, family atmosphere of Grand Prairie with live music.  Throughout the event will be a variety of novelty entertainment, carnival rides, arts & crafts, business expo, entertainment stages, food & beer gardens, a KIDZONE and plenty of fun for all!

When: April 21 - 23, 2023

Where: Downtown Grand Prairie (200 W. Block of Main Street)

Location: Parks, Arts & Recreation Administrative Office- 400 College St, Grand Prairie, TX 75050

Farmers Market


(photo courtesy of Ricky Saldivar)

Farmers Market Ambassadors Needed!

The Grand Prairie Farmers Market is open 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays from April through mid-December and features locally grown fruits and vegetables, baked goods, tamales, salsas, dips, relishes, eggs, honey, chips, plants, soaps, candles and more.

Our friendly and outgoing Farmers Market ambassadors are an important part of the market atmosphere! Duties include:

  • Stay at the information table and act as greeter/host
  • Talk to guests about the market and City events
  • Help with games/ events that are held at the Market

We're looking for dependable volunteers who can come on a weekly or bi-weekly basis, about three hours per week. Minimum age to volunteer is 16.


**If interested, please contact the Farmers Market Manager, Ray Kunze at A commitment to serve on an ongoing basis is required.**


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