With a population of more than 175,000, Grand Prairie, Texas is one of the fifteen most populous cities in the state of Texas. It is centrally located in between Fort Worth and Dallas which allows its residents to enjoy the convenience of having easy access to anywhere in the DFW Metroplex. Grand Prairie residents also enjoy safe and affordable neighborhoods. For example, in 2013, the city’s Westchester Neighborhood was rated the best place to live for suburban dwellers, according to The Dallas Morning News.
The city of Grand Prairie, TX isn’t without its own grand attractions and events. Fans of live entertainment can attend the state-of-the art Verizon Theatre to enjoy concerts, comedy tours, and other events. Trader’s Village, home of one of Texas’ largest flea markets, has opened its doors to thousands of shoppers ever since 1973. These shops sell everything from office supplies to bulldozers. For horse racing fans, Grand Prairie’s Lone Star Park hosts more than 400 yearly thoroughbred races. Lastly, the city serves as home base for the Air Hogs, a minor league baseball team that plays its home games at QuickTrip Park located in north Grand Prairie.