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Special Event Dates
Dive-In Family Movie
  • February 20, 2016
  • Farmers Branch Aquatics Center
  • Doors open at 6 pm movie starts at 6:30 pm
  • Join us for an indoor dive-in movie with plenty of fun for the whole family! A feature movie, snacks, and activities will surround the pool for your enjoyment.
  • Residents - $6; Non-Residents - $10
  • Pool noodles and tubes will be available for rental. 
  • Pre-register by calling 972.919.8720, space limited to the first 100.

Camping Under the Stars
  • March 12 - 13, 2016
  • Farmers Branch Historical Park
  • $50 per Campsite, non-refundable and pre-registration is required
  • Registration begins February 1 at 8 am
  • Bring the whole family out for a night of Camping Under the Stars. Evening will include star viewing, a community campfire, s'mores and entertainment!
  • Call 972.406.0184 for pre-registration or questions
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Middle School Madness
  • March 19, 2016
  • 8 – 11 pm
  • Farmers Branch Community Recreation Center
  • $5/person admission
  • Vivian Field Students and Farmers Branch residents in grades 6-8
  • Student ID required
  • 972.247.4607

Vintage Base Ball Festival

  • April 2, 2016
  • Farmers Branch Historical Park
  • For more info call 972.406.0184

Star Party
  • April 12, 2016 (Inclement weather date on April 14)
  • Sunset to 9 pm
  • Farmers Branch Historical Park in the Meadow
  • High powered telescopes will be focused on the Sun, Jupiter and its Moons, the Great Hercules Globular Cluster, other star clusters, Planetary Nebulae and Double Stars.
  • For more info call 972.406.0184
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Date Night in the Park

  • April 23, 2016
  • Gates open at 5:30 pm
  • Farmers Branch Historical Park
  • Childcare available off-site at the Community Recreation Center, $10/Child. Ages 3-12. Must pre-register by Thursday, April 21.
  • Event includes live music, a variety of food trucks, craft beer & wine, and features a movie on our outdoor inflatable screen to top the night. 
  • ATM on site for concession purchases

Star Party
  • May 10, 2016 (Inclement weather date on May 12)
  • Sunset to 9 pm
  • Farmers Branch Historical Park in the Meadow
  • High powered telescopes will be focused on the Sun, Jupiter, Saturn, Globular Cluster and Open Star Clusters, Double Stars and Planetary Nebulae.
  • For more information call 972.406.0184
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Fishin' Fun

  • May 14, 2016
  • Gussie Field Watterworth Park
  • Children 16 & Under will have the opportunity to hook a catch as the City will place one ton of catfish into Rawhide Creek. Come early, make use of our loan equipment, and get ready for a good time! More activities on-site including bounce houses, catch-and-release pool, and mud pies.
  • For more information call 972.919.8740

Tastes & Tunes Series
  • May 19, 2016
  • The Grove @ Mustang Crossing
  • Join us for our summer series featuring live music, local food trucks, and some good outdoor fun.

Liberty Fest Presents Stars & Strings featuring the Dallas Wind Symphony
  • May 28, 2016
  • 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Farmers Branch Historical Park
  • Celebrate our nations heroes during the Stars & Strings event. There will be plenty of activities for the whole family including historical structure tours, bounce houses for the kids, and a finale fireworks show. Concessions will also be available on-site.

Tastes & Tunes Series
  • June 16, 2016
  • The Grove @ Mustang Crossing
  • Join us for our summer series featuring live music, local food trucks, and some good outdoor fun.

Independence Day Celebration

  • July 3, 2016
  • Farmers Branch Historical Park
  • Gates open at 6:30 pm, fireworks at approximately 9 pm
  • Our annual Independence Day Celebration returns once again! Join us for an All-American day with kid activities, photo station, and our infamous low-level fireworks show!

Tastes & Tunes Series
  • July 21, 2016
  • The Grove @ Mustang Crossing
  • Join us for our summer series featuring live music, local food trucks, and some good outdoor fun.

Pick-Ups-N-Panels of North Texas Car-Truck Shootout
  • September 10, 2016
  • Farmers Branch Historical Park
  • For more information call 972.406.0184.

Encounters from the Past
  • September 16 & 17, 2016
  • Farmers Branch Keenan Cemetery
  • Ticket Information TBA
  • Encounter visitors from the past as they share their story of Farmers Branch and the influence they had in forming this city.
  • For more information call 972.406.0184.

Date Night in the Park
  • September 24, 2016
  • Gates open at 5:30 pm
  • Farmers Branch Historical Park
  • Childcare available off-site at the Community Recreation Center, $10/Child
  • Event includes live music, a variety of food trucks, craft bee & wine, and features a movie on our outdoor inflatable screen to top the night. 
  • ATM on site for concession purchases

Bloomin' Bluegrass Festival and Chili Cook-Off

  • October 14 & 15, 2016
  • Farmers Branch Historical Park
  • Friday: 4:30 pm - 10 pm, Saturday: 11:30 am - 10 pm
  • There is tons to do at the award nominated Bloomin' Bluegrass Festival! A KidZone area for the children, Arts & Crafts marketplace, historical structure tours, and of course a chili cook-off (Saturday only).
  • www.bloominbluegrass.com

Celebration of Roses

  • October 15, 2016
  • 9 am - 4:30 pm
  • Farmers Branch Rose Gardens @ Gussie Field Watterworth Park
  • Celebrate the blooming roses with fun activities, live music, and a hot dog lunch. Golf carts will also be making rounds to and from the Bloomin' Bluegrass Festival.

Craft Fair
  • October 15, 2016
  • 9 am - 4 pm
  • Farmers Branch Senior Center
  • Over 100 crafters and artists sell their one-of-a-kind pieces. Concession will also be available on site.
  • For more information call 972.919.8740

Victorian Murder & Mayhem Tours
  • October 27 & 28, 2016
  • Farmers Branch Historical Park
  • 5 - 7:30 pm
  • Only ages 16+
  • Inspired by the works of Edgar Allen Poe and real historical events, these tours will highlight some of the more interesting and haunting stories of the Victorian era.
  • For more information call 972.406.0184

Halloween in the Park

  • October 29, 2016
  • Farmers Branch Historical Park
  • 5 - 10 pm
  • For more information call 972.247.4607

Veterans Day Celebration
  • November 11, 2016
  • Farmers Branch Senior Center
  • Celebration begins at 10:30 am

Christmas Tour of Lights

  • November 25 - December 30, 2016
  • Tour begins at the intersection of IH-35 & Valley View Lane
  • 6:30 - 9:30 pm, nightly (Closed on December 3 & 25)
  • Donations accepted

Christmas Tree Lighting

  • December 3, 2016
  • Farmers Branch Historical Park
  • Gates open 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Join us for a special night as we launch the holiday season with our Christmas Tree Lighting event. A fireworks show starts off the night and then all of the other fun activities follow. A KidZone, tubing down the snow hill, complimentary holiday treats, photos with Santa, choir performances and so much more!