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Annual Festivals & Events

Night of Lights Christmas Parade

November 24, 2023 6:00pm

The Night of Lights Christmas Parade is a longtime holiday tradition in Granbury.  A colorful lineup of decorated entries – both lighted floats and walking groups decorated to celebrate the Birth of Christ – wind their way through Granbury’s downtown Historic District.  Not only do spectators enjoy pre-parade music and entertainment, but Santa’s arrival marks the beginning of the Christmas season and the city’s Christmas lights are flipped on in nearby Shanley Park and the City Hall Building.

Granbury A Candlelight Tour of Homes

December 1-3, 2023

This is a time when Texas hospitality is irrepressible and the gracious people of Granbury welcome visitors into their historic private residences for the Annual Granbury A Candlelight Holiday Tour of Homes.

Friday December 1, 2023 VIP 6:30pm-9:00pm

Saturday December 2, 2023 1:00pm-8:00pm

Sunday December 3, 2023 1:00pm-5:00pm

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Girls Night Out

Win a $100 SHOPPING SPREE!  Every 2nd Saturday of the month, get your card at participating shops at 3pm.  Earn a ticket when you shop and spend $10. Spend more than $10 and earn MORE tickets to increase your chances. The drawing will take place at 6pm at D’vine Winery, and stay awhile for the AFTER Party!

Granbury After Dark

The Historic Granbury Square is the place to be on Friday and Saturday nights.  Most eateries and drinkeries offer live music into the later hours.

Chili on the Beach

January 13, 2024

What is better than Chili on the Beach during Goosebump Jump?  Come join Visit Granbury and the Historic Granbury Merchants Association at the Hilton Garden Inn and the City Beach for a Chili Cookoff on Saturday, January 13th, 2024  during Goose Bump Jump!

If you are interested in being in the Chili Competition, please call the HGMA office at 682.936.4550 or email  There will be prizes for the top three Chili Cook-off winners.of $250, $150, and $50 and a trophy for Peoples Choice.

Granbury Founder's Day Jubilee and Cook-off

March 15-17, 2024

Head to Granbury’s Founder’s Day Celebration Weekend, for a weekend of fun, shopping, and celebrations! Put your taste buds up to the challenge by tasting the beans and voting on the Peoples Choice for Best Beans!  You may also purchase Ribs and Brisket from some of the best Cookers in the area!  Think you’ve got what it takes to win? Share your own barbecue cookin’ in the annual Bean & BBQ Cook-off!

With craft food and shopping vendors, fun activities, live music, and a Street Dance…it’s a great event for the entire family. Don’t miss some of the local artists hitting the stage on the Historic Granbury Square.

Oink, Oink Festival

April 7 - 8 2024

Come join us at The Granbury Square Plaza and Langdon Center for the 2nd Annual Oink, Oink Fest, A Traditional German Pig Roast!  This will be a celebration with great music, games, a Kinderplatz with activities for the children and a good variety of vendors to shop around the Plaza area. and Langdon Center where the Pig Roast will take place.    The Historic Granbury Merchants Association is partnering with Ketzlers, Schnitzelhaus, and Biergarten to create this Spring Festival.

Come grab a cold beer, a pork plate, or a child’s plate, consisting of a pork sandwich, and enjoy the shopping, music, and FUN!

Labor Day Weekend 2024

August 30-31 & September 1-2

To end the Summer, the Historic Granbury Merchants Association is sponsoring another FUN Family Festival – Labor Day Weekend Festival and Sidewalk Sale. Vendors will be selling items around the Square and of course, all of the shops around the square are bristling with signs about great Labor Day SALES! 

Lunch In The Dark

April 8, 2024


The 2024 eclipse is a total eclipse for those in the path, and Granbury is in the path of totality! The Granbury Square is celebrating and hosting a lunch during this time, held outside. 

The duration of totality in Granbury will be 2m 6.8s.

If you would like to learn more about the eclipse, and why this is such a great event to witness, head over to the Great American Eclipse website!


Memorial Day Weekend

May 24-27, 2024

Hosted by  Historic Granbury Merchants Association 

To kick off the summer season we have planned a fun-filled weekend for families young. We will host street vendors and food trucks, hot dog & pie eating contests, a balloon clown, a patriotic pooch pageant, and a Kid Zone for yard games at Langdon Center featuring a spider bungee trampoline jump for kids of all ages. 


October 6-8, 2023

Grab your Lederhosen and Dirndls and celebrate in true German Tradition at the Granbury Square and Granbury Square Plaza with vendors located at the Plaza, and the Square.  There will be beer hoisting contests, Jenga, Hammerschlagen, lumberjack contests, polka dancing and so much more!  This is a family fun event and includes a Kinderplatz to keep your children entertained. Live Polka Music Friday night, Saturday night, and Sunday afternoon.

Harvest Moon Festival of the Arts

October 28-29, 2023

Surrounding the beautiful and historic Granbury Downtown Square,  Harvest Moon Festival of the Arts celebrates the best of fine art and fine craft from artists all over the country.  Presented by the Historic Granbury Merchants Associationthis long-running juried festival features Artist Gallery Booths, Live Music, a Street Dance, Unique Food Options and new this year…Wine Tastings.