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Special Events

The City of Garland's Parks, Recreation & Cultural Arts Department hosts several annual events.

If an event is actively collecting registrations, the link will be included in the event details.



Sweetheart Dance

Sweetheart Dance is held at The Atrium in Downtown Garland. Dads, granddads, and uncles, watch your little one shine at the Sweetheart Dance in early February.

Times: Ages 3 to 7 - 5 to 7 p.m.
             Ages 8 to 15 - 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Location: The Atrium - 300 N. Fifth St. - 972-205-2000



Easter Egg Hunt

Children get the chance to hunt for colorful candy and toy filled eggs.  Bounce around in a jump house, go through the obstacle course, and load up on recreation activity information. 

Date: Thursday, March 29th, 2018
Time: Start the hunt promptly at 6 p.m. 
Location: Central Park - 1310 W. Avenue F
Cost: Egg Hunt is Free, small fee for pictures and snacks. 

For more information about the Egg Hunt, click here. 


Parks and Recreation Month

Each year, Garland's Park, Recreation, and Cultural Arts Department celebrates National Park and Recreation Month in July. A whole month of activities, contests, and special deals to get you outdoors!