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10 Fun Things to Do

1. Forget all your troubles and goDowntown Garland. A craft brewery, locally owned restaurants and eclectic shopping make for an inviting laid back atmosphere. Do not be surprised if on a Saturday night you catch area banjo and guitar musicians in an impromptu entertainment session around the Downtown square.

2. Cheers
... Relax and hang out at Lakewood Brewery; visit the taproom, take a tour (Saturdays and Sundays) and sample the handcrafted small batch beers that are full of unique and exciting flavors.

3. A Heart for the Arts The Granville Arts Center & The Plaza Theatre host numerous musicals, symphonies, stage plays, concerts and movies throughout the year. Both are located in Downtown Garland.

4. A Hat for Any Occasion… Stop by the Resistol & Stetson Factory Outlet to purchase a cowboy hat or a fedora all made in Garland and made in Texas. Plant tours are also available, call for specific tour information.

5. Tee It UpFirewheel Golf Park features 63 holes of championship-style golf on three regulation courses. When your game is done, relax with a meal while overlooking the serene beauty surrounding the clubhouse.

6. Shop Til You DropFirewheel Town Center offers some of the biggest names in retail; specialty stores and an eclectic mix of restaurants all in an open-air inviting town center atmosphere.

7. Jump in the Water is Fine
… Enjoy a day of family fun at Hawaiian Falls Waterpark, featuring thrilling water rides and slides, interactive spray pools and other attractions. The entire family will have a great time.

8. Gone to the Lake... Take part in a variety of outdoor recreational activities on Lake Ray Hubbard. Be sure to visit Bass Pro Shops, which features a 13,000 gallon aquarium, restaurant, live demonstrations, outdoor equipment and attire.

9. Back to Nature… Garland has over 2,300 acres of park land and 20 miles of trails and natural paths. Visit our parks & preserves for hiking, biking, off-road biking and more. Be sure to stop by the Spring Creek Forest Preserve, with 300 year old trees and over 650 species of plants and animals.

10. History in the Making… Learn about Garland’s history at the Landmark Museum, which displays artifacts of early area settlers. The grounds also feature an antique rail car and a historical home. Open Saturdays for tours, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

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