Set atop the gently rolling hills and flatlands that lie in between Joe Pool and Mountain Creek Lakes is our native Grand Prairie. With a prime, central location near the heart of the DFW Metroplex, the city offers appealing amenities and a friendly, small-town feel, but with the world-class arts and entertainment, and diverse dining and attractions of Dallas-Fort Worth all within easy reach. No wonder Grand Prairie is a multiple award winner, earning distinctions including “#1 Most Dynamic Small City in the US,” “4th Happiest City in Texas,” and even “#1 Best Place to Retire in the US!”
Life in Grand Prairie is enriched, yet affordable, with our Historic Downtown area enjoying a modern renaissance. There, in timeless and historically significant buildings, specialty restaurants, shops, boutiques and more are revitalizing the area and providing residents and visitors new and exciting ways to experience life in Grand Prairie. There’s also the Firehouse Gastro Park, Theo’s Grill & Bar, and the historic Uptown Theater, with more than 50 years of tradition as the epicenter of our city’s arts and culture scene.
For outdoor fun, there’s the pulse-pounding excitement of live thoroughbred racing four days a week at Lone Star Park, or hitting the links at Prairie Lakes Golf Course, where renowned Eddlemon’s BBQ offers a satisfying 19th hole experience. The Theater at Grand Prairie proudly hosts special events and high-profile concerts and entertainers all year long, and our native lakes provide excellent opportunities for everything from fishing and watersports to hiking, camping and exploring nature.
Grand Prairie is also home to The Summit Senior Center, nationally known as one of the most engaging (and high-tech) destinations of its kind. In addition, the Grand Prairie Farmer’s Market was the very first in Texas. Visiting grandchildren will love the thrilling water rides and attractions at Epic Waters Indoor Waterpark, and entire families will joyously come together for seasonal events including our Lone Stars & Stripes celebration, Christmas Prairie Lights Festival and many more.
Whether right here in Grand Prairie, or enjoying the limitless options for recreation and entertainment that await throughout the DFW Metroplex, this area is a haven for active senior living. And from Morada Grand Prairie, it’s all within easy reach. Now that’s a formula for a more satisfying way of life!