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Best Tourist Spots in Grand Prairie

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We have gathered some of the top tourist spots in Grand Prairie. In these notable sites, you experience the thrill of world class skating, elite horse racing events, be transported in an enchanted world of lights or bargain hunts at flea markets. Venturing further, catch up fascinating concerts and performances in downtown. For relaxing escape, you can drop by the many parks and golf course. Read further to explore some of the top places to visit in GP.

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Alliance Skate Park

Alliance Skate Park is $1.2 million outdoor skate park where you will have a first hand elite experience of in-line skating, skateboarding and biking. This ultra fist class park is encompasses an outdoor course, beginners course and intermediate/advanced covered course. If you don't have your skating gears ready, do not worry, for it will be taken care by the park's on-site ull service skate shop. The shop has everything covered -from skateboards to clothing, to shoes and more. For more details, please click on the below given official website.

Address: 1002 Lone Star Prkwy, Grand Prairie, Texas 75050
Phone: 972-262-4479
Website: www.skateasp.com

Lone Star Park

Lone Star Park offers a plenty of activities to entertain you completely. Are you a fan of horse racing? you're in the right place, for here you'll get to catch the fun and euphoric experience of top Thoroughbred horse racing. The park holds many tracks of which the Class 1 track is designed in a European-style paddock and also live horse racing on surfaces of dirt and grass. If you want to get the real feel, stop by the Grandstand, which is glass-enclosed, seven-level, climate-controlled building and it also features a penthouse suites, box seats, terraced track-side dining room and outdoor seating. For more information, visit the Grand Prairie Tourist Information Center that is nestled just outside the park.

Address: 1000 Lone Star Prkwy, Grand Prairie, Texas 75050
Phone: 972-263-7223
Website: www.lonestarpark.com

Uptown Theater

A tour of this historic landmark in downtown will totally amuse you. Here, you can catch up best dance, concerts and theatrical performances. Uptown Theater is a home to many regional and national touring acts and especially for Grand Prairie Arts Council's local productions. An evening spent here watching a performance is worth your time and money. Click on the below given website for details on current performances.

Address: 120 E. Main St., Grand Prairie, Texas 75050
Phone: 972-237-8786
Website: www.uptowntheatergp.com

Traders Village

Stack aside some time to visit the Famous Texas Flea Market - Traders Village. This is a 161 acre space that  features over 3,500 vendors selling their wares. The market is open to every Saturday and Sunday throughout the year. This is a fun place to be and it attracts hoards of visitors every year. The fun is not only in bargain hunts but it also offers arcade games, rides and extensive food options. Do not miss on the festivals it host throughout the year. Admission here is free. For rides, you can purchase $9 ride wrist band.

Address: 2606 Mayfield Rd., Grand Prairie, Texas 75052
Phone: 972-647-2331
Website: www.tradersvillage.com

Louis Tussaud’s Palace of Wax

You ought to visit Louis Tussaud’s Palace of Wax while you're in Grand Prairie. This is a building which throws at you one of its kind and entertaining attractions. Of course, you cannot miss the very famous lifelike figures from Hollywood. Beyond that, the place gives away attractions like the old west, horrors, history, the life of Christ and childhood fantasy. Ripley’s Believe It or Not auditorium displays eye-popping galleries that showcases splendid yet bizarre oddities from around the globe. Catch the fun and thrill in this site which welcomes visitors all year round.

Address: 601 Palace Prkwy, Grand Prairie, Texas 75050
Phone: 972-263-2391
Website: www.ripleys.com/grandprairie

Prairie Lights

A drive along 2 miles of path around Lynn Creek Park is just fascinating. The sparkling 4 million lights setting is what is famously known as Prairie Lights. Drop by Holiday Village which is located mid-way the 2miles stretch. At Holiday Village you can sit down for a great meal in one of its eateries, browse around their gift shops, Lighted Walk-Through Forest and grasp some fun at holiday theater. The main highlight of the 2 miles ride is a drive through the world’s largest light tunnel. You will feel like landing in an enchanted, fairy tale world.

Address: 5700 Lake Ridge Prkwy., Grand Prairie, Texas 75052
Phone: 972-237-4569
Website: www.prairielights.org

AirHogs Ballpark

While you're around Lone Star Park, stop at AirHogs Ballpark - a home for baseball. This park spreads a swooping 17,000 square-foot space and features baseball park, Parks Kids Zone, cigar bar,  restaurant/sports bar and swimming pool. The park can hold 5,500 seating capacity and offers 13 luxury suites. Tickets for games are available at the park's counter or you can purchase it online.

Address: 1600 Lone Star Prkwy., Grand Prairie, Texas 75050
Email: info@airhogsbaseball.com
Website: www.airhogsbaseball.com

Market Square

If you happen to be in the city between March and December, you must by all means visit the Farmers Market at Market Square. Freshness and best local produces are overloaded in farmers Market at Market Square. Some of the best finds here include - fresh fruits, vegetables, candles, spices, soaps, honey, coffee and a wide range of many other assorted items. The market is opened between March and December, every Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Address: 120 W. Main St., Grand Prairie Texas 75050
Phone: 972-237-4559
Website: www.gptx.org/farmersmarket

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