Category Archives: Entertainment

“All Shook Up” featuring the songs of Elvis Presley opens June 16 at the Uptown Theater

©Bob Fitch – 2017

The story is all new, the hits are all Elvis, the Grand Prairie Arts Council’s (GPAC) production of the hit musical All Shook Up opens Friday, June 16 at the historic Uptown Theater.

Josh Abbott Band to open the 2017 Lone Star Music Series at Lone Star Park on June 16

The 2017 Lone Star Music Series at Lone Star Park will kick off on June 16 with a performance by Josh Abbott Band. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. First race post time is 6:35 p.m. The concert will begin immediately following the last live race.

Dragon Boat Festival returns for fourth year on June 10 at Joe Pool Lake

The Grand Prairie Dragon Boat Festival, sponsored by the Grand Prairie ISD Career and Technical Education Board in cooperation with the Grand Prairie Chamber of Commerce. Proceeds from the event benefit the Grand Prairie ISD Career Technical Education Scholarship fund, which offers support for books, tuition and other fees for GPISD students who participate in CTE classes in high school and go on to attend college or trade school.

Epic Waters Indoor Waterpark to team with American Red Cross as training provider

Epic Waters Indoors Waterpark has selected the American Red Cross as the authorized training provider for the park’s lifeguarding program.

Epic Waters Indoor Waterpark will utilize Red Cross’ training, certification, and continuing education for the estimated 100 lifeguards and lifeguard staff managers who will be responsible for guest safety related to the park’s multiple water slides, attractions, and pools.