FUN IN DOWNTOWN CARROLLTON
Downtown Carrollton is the best little spot for shopping and amazing food, just a little North of the normal hustle and bustle of Dallas. Make a date with your mother or daughter for shopping, wine, and a great dinner! Or take that special someone and enjoy walking around and exploring all the fun stops along the square. We love the square so much, we wanted to share some of our favorite recommendations.
Babe's Chicken Dinner House - A downtown Carrollton classic! Wonderful fried chicken and homestyle American sides.
Cane Rosso's - A wonderful pizza place with great happy hour drinks!
Monkey King Noodle Company - A delicious Northern Chinese street food restaurant. You have to try the soup dumplings.
Twisted Root Burger - Chain with gourmet beef, turkey & vegan burgers, plus spiked shakes. Even game meats burgers!
Sid's Rainbow Grill - Established in 1995, simple, vintage-style grill & soda fountain with counter stools for American staples & milkshakes.
55 Degrees Wine Bar + Bistro - They have a wine selection from around the world. 55 Degrees also offers a selection of craft beers and cider with a variety of delicious food options, prepared in-house with only fresh ingredients.
Other treats on the square:
Downtown Carrollton Square also has a number of wonderful events!
9/9/17 6pm - 9pm Step on the Square, a two-step dance lesson and then a concert with King George: A Tribute to George Strait to try out your moves!
9/23/17 9am-2pm Yoga Digest Fest - Music, yoga, and health focused vendors!
9/30/17 7pm- 9:30pm Movie on the Square: The Lego Batman Movie
10/7/17 6pm-8pm Concert on the Square: The Enablers
10/27/17 6:30pm-10:30pm Movie on the Square: Hocus Pocus
11/4/17 11am-10pm 8th Annual Festival at the Switchyard. This free event provides visitors an opportunity to enjoy free family-friendly concerts featuring nationally-known headliners The Toadies and Everclear, take a break in the beer garden, shop festival booths, or try a bite from our food vendors while the kids enjoy our free activity area, children’s entertainers, bungee trampolines, zipline, and more! Be sure to check back for Festival updates and follow us on social media to have the latest event information come to you! For more Festival information, visit carrolltonfestival.com.
11/11/17 3pm-6pm Vibes for Vets, a Veteran's Day concert featuring New Horizons Band Dallas and The Jimmy Lee Jordan Band
12/02/17 8:30am-4pm Santa on the Square, Grab your stockings and your Santa hats for a fun and festive event and Kid’s Fun Run. The Kid’s Fun Run will have your little ones running with glee as they chase Santa through the streets of Historic Downtown Carrollton. Parents are encouraged and welcome to participate in the Kid’s Fun Run with their registered children. Wagons and strollers are also allowed. All participants of the run will receive a special gift from Santa upon completion, and the opportunity for early access to photos with Santa after the run. Stick around for our FREE event which includes a picture with the big guy inside the Gazebo on the Square and a chance to see a live reindeer.
12/9/17 11am-3pm Carrollton Snow Globe, Visit Downtown Carrollton to take a photo in the Carrollton snow globe. This 15-foot inflatable globe is a fun experience for all ages. Bring your own photographer for this unique holiday experience.