Welcome to The Historic Downtown Granbury Square
The Granbury Historic District “Where Texas History Lives,” is home to over 50 shops that specialize in antiques, gifts, collectibles, specialty merchandise and clothing. This quaint town has over 18 Lodging Accommodations. Granbury is proud of the many attractions it has to offer. Visitors can enjoy a Drive-In Movie Theater, 7 Golf Courses, Fishing, Water Sports, and More!
Dining is no problem in Historic Downtown Granbury with over 8 fabulous resturants in the historic district alone. Granbury is enjoyed by motorcyclists and old car enthusiasts since it is known for it’s many scenic countryside routes.
Granbury prides itself as the town “Where Texas History Lives.” It is known for it’s history and historic preservation. Granbury was founded in the 1860s. Most of the buildings in the Historic District were built in the late 1800s. Many have been restored and proudly display Historical Markers.
The Downtown Square, the first town square in Texas to be listed on the National Register of Historic Places, has become a prototype for restoration projects all over America. Granbury is rich in history, rich in folklore, and a town where they still tell tales of Davy Crockett and Jesse James. There are eight festivals a year, some with strollers who dress in costumes from various historic periods from the Civil War to the early 20th century.
There is no place like Granbury to enjoy the holiday season. Starting with a grand entrance from Santa Claus the fourth weekend in November in a spectacular holiday parade. The town goes to extremes to express the grandeur of the holiday season.
At the very least, Granbury is a quiet getaway, where the “Good Old Days Are Just Minutes Away.”
Our Next Event:
Friday November 29, 2013 7:00 pm.
Hood County “Night of Lights” Country Christmas Parade 2013. Floats by local churches, businesses, groups and individuals decorated with a multitude of lights, travel down Pearl St. to the historic Granbury Square. At the end of the parade Santa arrives and is available for children to visit and for photos. Prior to the parade there is a candle-lighting event along with singing your favorite carols.
Granbury – A Candlelight Tour: December 6th – 8th, 2013
URGENT NEWS– Granbury – A Candlelight Tour has been POSTPONED due to Winter Storm Cleon. We will be hosting Granbury – A Candlelight Tour NEXT WEEKEND.
Since December 1983, the community of Granbury has welcomed visitors to tour historic private residences and sites. Granbury, Texas, a place where Texas history lives every day, celebrates its culture this time of year in a truly magical way. During this event, the community bands together in an assemblage of lights, carriage rides, Christmas carols and treats. The city comes to life with an air of the days of old and the miracle of the Christmas spirit.
Participants that take advantage of pre-sale reservations will enjoy a 20% discount.*
*Ticket reservations paid for before November 30th, 2013 sell for $20.00 per ticket. Ticket reservations made after the 30th or during the event weekend will sell for full price, $25.00.