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Downtown Garland is certainly the place to be. Specialty shops like the Karin Wiseman Collection and the fabled Art Lounge, a vintage theater experience at the Plaza Theater, and tasty blanco queso at Dos Banderas, are just a few of the reasons to fall in love with our town. Our revitalized square and streetscapes make Downtown Garland a walkable space that feels just right, with more than enough room to explore.

Experience for yourself the emerging cultural phenomenon that is Downtown Garland.

Garland is Fun

The city of the firewheel is waiting for you with a downtown experience that’s both modern and retro, reflecting what makes Texas so great. Chill out with a beer, browse a vintage shop, or play a rare guitar. Music, art, food, green space, and a diverse group of people in pursuit of happiness converge for a uniquely fun experience for all who wander our streets.
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Garland is Inclusive

Our community welcomes free thinkers, artists, dreamers, and people who don’t fit into the status quo. Why? Because Garland is a place for EVERYONE to feel at home. If you’re looking for your happy place, you’ve found it in Downtown Garland.

Garland is Growing

The secret is out — Downtown Garland is a vibe! Our community is growing every single day, with new ventures launching all the time. Whether you’re a longtime resident who hasn’t visited downtown in a while or an entrepreneur looking for the perfect place to start your business, we think you should visit Downtown Garland and see what the fuss is all about.
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The mission of the Downtown Development Office is to coordinate revitalization efforts, policy development, promotional and marketing activities, small business support, and other initiatives that contribute to growing Downtown Garland to its full potential. Primary responsibilities of the Office include managing the implementation of the TIF #1 project plan, gathering and collectively representing the District’s interests, and coordinating stakeholder efforts to promote Downtown as a destination.

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