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Downtown Garland

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Your Garland experience is not complete without a trip to historic Downtown Garland, the cultural and commercial heart of Garland.

While in Downtown Garland, browse homegrown specialty shops, colorful boutiques, and public art installations. Downtown is also home to over 12 locally-owned eateries, where you can choose from a wide variety of options including Texas barbeque, Thai, American scratch-cooking, and Tex-Mex, just to name a few.

For a full list of shopping, dining, and arts destinations in Downtown Garland, see the business listing below.

Featured Downtown Activities

Embark on a journey through Downtown Garland by picking up a FREE Downtown Garland Passport at the Garland Visitor Center. On Saturdays, collect stamps at participating businesses with your passport. Each stamp is an entry for a chance to win a gift from the featured business. Learn more by clicking here.

On Wednesday, March 13, bring your lunch to the Downtown Garland Square for a bi-monthly skill-learning session. Join Vanessa McCool and Shana Carter from Roach Feed & Seed, which focuses on gardening basics. Participants will receive a seasonal seedling and seeds for their gardens, so sign up to save your spot! Click here for more info.

Beginning Monday, March 4, enjoy free workouts led by local fitness experts at the Downtown Garland Square. Join instructors from WHoly Formed Yoga Studio, Into the Well Collective, and 3Q Fitness for various sessions three times a week on the square's lawn. No prior experience or equipment is needed—just bring your enthusiasm and a water bottle! Find more information by clicking here.

Small Business Spotlight

Get to know the small businesses in Downtown Garland. We've compiled a playlist of all the Small Businesses Spotlights. Click on the top right hand corner for a full list and choose a selection. Or hit play and watch them all.

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Garland Downtown Business Association

The Garland Downtown Business Association is a non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion and success of downtown businesses and property owners. The organization advocates for merchants and property owners, promotes the culture of the Downtown area, and creates an atmosphere of pride and excitement.
For more information, follow them on Facebook and Instagram.

Parking in Downtown

Using Public Transportation?

The Downtown Garland Station is served by the Northeast segment of the DART Rail Blue Line. Downtown Garland Station patrons can set their watches by the huge clock tower in a setting where details suggest an old-fashioned train depot, with easy access to Garland's major civic centers and Performing Arts Center, linked by a crosswalk to the Garland Central Transit Center.
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