Granbury is the perfect weekend destination and special events, festivals, art shows and more are scheduled frequently! Not to mentionthe Historic Square offers 50+ shops, boutiques, eateries, art galleries, a winery.
A comprehensive calendar of events in Granbury can be found at VisitGranbury.com
Below are a few of the fun monthly events:
(Find Festival dates for 2017 here)
The Last Saturday of Each Month is Gallery Night & Art Walk 5:00 – 8:00
The Galleries of Granbury consists of Artèfactz, Dora Lee Langdon Center Art Gallery, LGAA-Lake Granbury Art Association at the Shanley House Art Gallery, Uptown Arts located at The Bridge boutique & Your Private Collection Art Gallery. These galleries host Last Saturday Gallery Night each month. All are open until 8 with “meet the artists”, opening receptions, demonstrations, hors d’oeuvres, wine & music. ALSO- A tram may be running to take guests between galleries.
The Second Saturday of Each Month is Girls Night Out (Except January)
Special Discounts, Trunk Shows, Wine, Snacks, DOOR PRIZES and GREAT FUN!
One night a month participating stores will be open late. Get together with your girlfriends, mothers, daughters, co-workers and enjoy special sales, drinks, eats and prizes. Shop, earn PINK TICKETS and join us at 8:00 pm as one lucky shopper could win $100 (or more) Downtown Dollar Shopping Spree!
Participating merchants will display the official Girls Night Out poster in their windows along with pink balloons outside.
The First Saturday Bird Walk takes place each month at the Acton Nature Center
Monthly bird walks are normally led by Dr. Billy Teels. Dr. Teels earned a Ph.D in Wildlife Ecology from Mississippi State University in 1975, and is now retired after serving over 30 years as a Biologist with the USDA, Natural Resources Conservation Service at various levels and in several states. Bring your binoculars!
Mark your calendars! Here are a few events you don’t want to miss…
General Granbury’s Birthday March 18-19
A celebration of Granbury’s namesake, the annual festival is a foodie delight with an authentic Texas barbecue cook-off as well as only in Texas events like bull riding on the beach.
Granbury Wine Walk April 28-29
Sip and savor Texas’ finest at the Annual Granbury Wine Walk. The event features 20 Texas wineries, food purveyors, cheese makers, artists, musicians and other vendors in an intimate setting on the historic Granbury Square.
Cruisin’ Granbury Memorial Day Weekend May 27-29
Celebrate the official start of summer at Cruisin’ Granbury Memorial Day Weekend. See classic cars parade through downtown, munch on classic American fare and enjoy water sports on the lake.
Photo By @julesanasmith
Old Fashioned 4th of July Celebration July 2-4
Voted one of the top firework shows in the Southwest, this celebration of America’s Independence Day is a must do!
Labor Day Lakefest September 2-4
Escape to the lake for your three day weekend and enjoy the festivities of the annual Labor Day Lakefest, including crowd-favorite, the lighted boat parade.
Granbury Paranormal Expo September 30
Fan of the sci-fi and unknown? Then this is the festival for you! Meet UFO experts, psychics, ghost hunters and more at the all day event. Be sure to take the Ghosts and Legends Tour. It’s one of the top rated ghost tours in the U.S.
Photo by @bekah_june
Oktoberfest October 7-8
Celebrate the Bavarian heritage as Munich comes to the Brazos. Enjoy great beer, traditional German food and polka dancing in the historic district.
Photo by @tommygarcia27
Harvest Moon Festival of the Arts October 21-22
An art lovers favorite, the annual event showcases works of art by over 50 local, regional and national artists. (Neat fact…the pumpkin seen in the photo below is made entirely of sand.)
Photo by @jessaheartsu
Christmas Festival November 24-December 10
Experience yuletide nostalgia at holiday events, such as the Night of Lights Parade, Candlelight Home Tour, “Away in a Manger” Nativity Display and more.