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Annual Festivals & Events

Girls Night Out

Win a $50 SHOPPING SPREE!  Every 2nd Saturday of the month. Earn a ticket when you shop and spend at least $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!  Participating shops will display pink balloons. 

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 6-7 2024

Come one, come all to an original German Pig Festival.  Oink, Oink Fest is a great time for the entire family to enjoy authentic German flavors and Fun!  Music, dancing, games for the kids and the adults,  with vendors to shop!  Vendors will load in Friday afternoon and some will open for the evening….it is optional, but all will be open for business Saturday and Sunday at 10:00 AM.  The Festival will end on Sunday at 4:00 PM.  

Lunch In Black

April 8, 2024

 TOTAL ECLIPSE 2024 IN GRANBURY!  Celebrate this once in a lifetime opportunity with Lunch in Black 11:00am – 2:00pm

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 on the Square.

Includes lunch (chicken salad, fruit, chips, dessert) vouchers for a beer and bottle of wine with a commemorative label and special wine glass and solar viewing glasses. Live music provided by smooth sounds of Jet Blacq.
$100.00 per person. The duration of totality in Granbury will be 2m 6.8s.

Partial eclipse starts: 12:21pm
Total eclipse starts: 1:39pm

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. 
 
Memorial Day Monday
This is the day we pay homage to all those who didn’t come home.
Dedications, ceremonies, recognition of Hood County Gold Star Families, poetry reading and at 3pm will join the nation for a moment of silence with the participation of playing Taps Across America.
 

Labor Day Weekend

August 30-31 2024 & September 1-2 2024

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! 

VENDOR INFORMATION

Oktoberfest

October 4-6, 2024

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 26-27, 2024

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. 

Night of Lights Christmas Parade

November 29, 2024 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 6-8, 2024

This is a time when Texas hospitality is irrepressible and the gracious people of Granbury welcome visitors into their historic and private residences. 

Friday December 6, 2024 VIP Night 6:00pm-9:00pm

Saturday December 7, 2024 1:00pm-8:00pm

Sunday December 8, 2024 1:00pm-5:00pm

Tickets and more detailed information found at https://granburycandlelighttour.com

Chili on the Beach & Cook-Off

POSTPONED UNTIL 2025

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 20, 2024  during Goose Bump Jump!

Beginning 11am you taste all of the chili with a $5.00 tasting kit which includes 1 ticket to vote for your favorite. 

11am-1pm while the chili lasts!

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

$5.00 TASTING KITS WILL BE AVAILABLE  11AM-1PM

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.