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2. Get Fit Mayor's No Frills 5K | Chase the Chiefs & 1 Mile Fun Run at Farmers Market

The 2018 edition of the Mayor's No Frills 5K and the Chase the Chiefs 1 Mile Fun Run will once again be coinciding with the 2019 Grand Opening of the Grand Prairie Farmers Market Season. The Fun Run will begin at 9:00AM and the 5K at 9:30AM. Come on out to join the free run or to get your fresh, local produce from our many Farmers Market vendors!

When: Saturday, April 6th

Where: Grand Prairie Farmers Market, 120 W. Main St. Grand Prairie, TX 75050

Time: 8:00AM - 11:00AM

Activity Shifts Start End
Event Support 1 4/6/2019 4/6/2019

3. Easter Egg-Stravaganza

It's an Easter Eggstravaganza! On April 20th, the celebration will take place at Airhogs Stadium. This event will feature Easter egg hunts for ages 10 and under. There will also be a variety of other fun activities for the kids including face painting, arts and crafts, pictures with the Easter Bunny and bounce houses!

When: Saturday, April 20th

Where: Air Hogs Stadium, 1600 Lone Star Parkway, Grand Prairie, TX 75050

Time: 10:00AM - 12:00PM

 

 

Activity Shifts Start End
Arts and Crafts 1 4/20/2019 4/20/2019
Easter Bunny 0 4/20/2019 4/20/2019
Easter Bunny Handler 1 4/20/2019 4/20/2019
Egg Distribution 0 4/20/2019 4/20/2019
Games 0 4/20/2019 4/20/2019
Rascal 1 4/20/2019 4/20/2019
Rascal Handler 1 4/20/2019 4/20/2019

4. 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 26 - 28

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

Activity Shifts Start End
Epic Photo Op 7 4/26/2019 4/28/2019
Arts & Craft Vendor Help 0 4/26/2019 4/28/2019
Barricades 12 4/26/2019 4/28/2019
Community Stage 6 4/27/2019 4/28/2019
KIDZONE 2 4/28/2019 4/28/2019
Runner/ Tear Down 9 4/26/2019 4/28/2019
Setup/ Reset 3 4/26/2019 4/28/2019
VIP Parking Lot Attendant 8 4/26/2019 4/28/2019
VIP Tent Support 5 4/26/2019 4/28/2019
Volunteer Tent Support 9 4/26/2019 4/28/2019

5. Crawfish Boil

Grand Prairie's annual Crawfish Boil features freshly boiled crawfish accompanied by potatoes and corn sold for $10 a pound, prepared by Dustin Clement's Head's or Tails Cajun Crawfish. The event is in conjunction with the Grand Prairie Farmers Market and also features live music, gift market, arts and crafts, and games.

When: Saturday, June 1, 2019

Where: Market Square | 120 W. Main St. Grand Prairie, TX 75050

Time: 10:00AM - 2:00PM

 

Activity Shifts Start End
Event Support 1 6/1/2019 6/1/2019

7. Farmer's Market Ice Cream Challenge

Summer is officially here, and the temperatures are rising rapidly. There’s no better way to cool down on a hot summer day than with homemade ice cream! The Grand Prairie Farmers Market, 120 W. Main St., will host the second annual Farmers Market Ice Cream Challenge July 20th, from 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Charities will go head-to-head to see who has the best homemade ice cream recipe in order to be crowned the champions and win money for their charity. Tickets to sample all charities homemade ice cream and to place your vote, will be sold on-site. Come cool yourself off with ice cream while you enjoy live music, shop the market, and help your favorite charity win money! For more information, call (972) 237-8115 or visit gptx.org/farmersmarket.

 

Date: Saturday, July 20th  

Time: 10:00AM - 1:00PM

Location: Farmers Market | 120 W. Main Street, Grand Prairie, TX 75050

 

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Event Support 1 7/20/2019 7/20/2019

8. Hatch Chile Fest

Get your hot roasted Hatch chiles at Grand Prairie Farmers Market’s annual Hatch Chile Festival on Saturday, August 17th! Join us for live music, food, and much more! Also, shop the market’s fresh fruits and vegetables, baked goods, coffee, tea, tamales, jellies and relishes, grass-fed meats, homemade soaps, candles and more.

When: Saturday, August 17, 2019

Where: Market Square | 120 W. Main St., Grand Prairie, TX 75050

Time: 8:00AM - 2:00PM (Hatch chile peppers, both fresh and roasted, will be available for purchase 8:00AM - 2:00PM or until sold out.)

 

Activity Shifts Start End
Barricades 2 8/17/2019 8/17/2019
Distribution Support 2 8/17/2019 8/17/2019
Event & Line Greeters 2 8/17/2019 8/17/2019
Filling Orders 2 8/17/2019 8/17/2019

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