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Welcome to Garland!

We are thrilled to welcome you to the Garland Visitor Center and excited to share the many treasures of our city with you! Our team is passionate about showcasing all that Garland has to offer and we can't wait to help you discover the hidden gems and exciting activities that await you. We offer a wide range of Garland and Texas-inspired goodies, as well as a comprehensive collection of brochures, maps, and guides to help you plan your journey. Be sure to explore our dedicated section that highlights local businesses and galleries that truly capture the essence of our vibrant city. When you support them, you are supporting the best of Garland! We are confident that you will have an unforgettable experience in our amazing city and we look forward to guiding you every step of the way. Come and visit us at the Garland Visitor Center today!

(972) 205-2749

Bankhead District Sign

Did you know that the City of Garland is an official cultural district? 🎭🎨

Garland is one of just two cities to receive this prestigious distinction from the Texas Commission on the Arts in 2023. The Garland Visitor Center proudly showcases the Bankhead Cultural Arts District sign, a symbol of our commitment to celebrating and promoting cultural arts in the community. ❤️

In addition to this iconic display, our Visitor Center offers a range of Bankhead merchandise. Next time you're in Downtown Garland, stop by the Visitor Center to explore these exclusive items and take home a piece of Garland's vibrant arts scene! 🌟

Cornhole On The Square

Wanna play? Enjoy the nice weather and company of others out on the Square. The vibrant atmosphere of Downtown Garland provides the perfect backdrop for friendly competition and socializing.

Whether you're a seasoned player or new to the game, stop by the Visitor Center to check-out bags! Don't forget to bring your A-game!

Explore Downtown, Discover Fun!

Get your passport from our Visitor Center located at 501 W. State St., and embark on a journey through Downtown Garland!

Fill your passport with stamps from each location as you explore all that Garland's revitalized district has to offer. At the end of the month, turn in your passport to the Garland Visitor Center in Downtown. Each stamps you collect counts as an entry into a drawing for a gift from the featured business of the month.

Our Visitor Center Team

We are thrilled to have you here and even more excited to introduce you to the wonderful team that makes everything possible. Our team is dedicated to providing you with an informative, engaging, and memorable visit. Let’s meet the stars of our center: Lacee, Paula, Jeanne, and Vanessa.

We are proud of our team and the diverse skills and perspectives they bring to our Visitor Center. Together, we are committed to preserving our heritage, educating the public, and providing an unforgettable experience for every visitor.

Come visit us and meet the team in person! We can’t wait to share our stories and the history of our community with you.

June Business Hours

Tuesday 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Saturday 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM

*On Friday, June 3rd we will be open from 11:00 AM to 8:00 PM for our Music Made Here Concert

*On Saturday. June 15th we will be open from 11:00 AM to 9:00 PM for our Garland Juneteenth Celebration

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