What better way to kick off summer than in Granbury, Texas? After all, Granbury is named the ‘Best Historic Small Town in America’ 3 years in a row!

We’ve got lake fun, downtown festivals, patriotic ceremonies, and so much more….all summer long. Grab your friends and family and head to Granbury!


Memorial Day Weekend Festival on the Square

Memorial Day weekend honors those who paid the ultimate sacrifice for our freedoms. It’s also the natural kickoff of summer in Texas. All ages will enjoy the downtown festivities in Granbury for this first weekend of summer! Enjoy a night street dance, food and craft vendors, kids’ games, live music, patriotic tributes, and pie-eating competitions – all located in the heart of Granbury’s historic district. You’re in for a fun weekend!


Field of Flags

If you drive along 377 on Memorial Day weekend, you’ll see a sight unlike any other. Hundreds of standing American flags fill a field – honoring our heroes. The magnitude of the emotions that fill you as you walk through the field is indescribable. You’ll have to see this one for yourself.


Hood County Stampede

Let’s rodeo! What’s better than a southern small town rodeo to kick off summer? Plus, it’s for an amazing cause! The 2023 Hood County Stampede Charity Rodeo, Xtreme Bareback Edition benefits this year’s beneficiary, Rancho Brazos Community Center. This year’s rodeo is showcasing the world’s toughest professional bareback athletes as they face off against some of western sports' rankest stock on the professional circuit. Get your tickets before they’re gone!


Memorial Day Ceremony

If you would like to pay tribute and honor this Memorial Day, head down to Memorial Lane for our special ceremony and flag presentation.


Old Fashioned 4th of July

Celebrate America’s birthday the old-fashioned way in Granbury! This event continues to be one of the most popular 4th of July celebrations in North Texas year after year. Locals and visitors flock to Granbury’s Historic Square to take part in a parade, downtown festival, live music, and of course – the fireworks show over Lake Granbury! You cannot miss this – wear your red, white and blue!


See you on the Lake

Beautiful Lake Granbury sits right in the heart of Granbury. Lake Granbury is located in northern Texas, and it is one of the three lakes that was formed by damming the Brazos River. Make it a lake day on a boat, kayak, jet ski or paddleboard – or grab a fishing pole and hit the pier! The fun never stops on Lake Granbury.




If you’re heading to Granbury this summer, make sure to book your stay at visitgranbury.com/stay - and tag us in your photos #VisitGranbury!