Garland, located in the northeast corner of Dallas County, is host to many family opportunities, including the annual Star Spangled Fourth celebration and Christmas on the Square, featuring a spectacular Parade of Lights. The city boasts outstanding recreational venues including Firewheel at Garland, a 63-hole championship golf course, and the Jerry Carter and Cecil Winters softball complexes, home to many international and regional tournaments. All of this complemented by Surf and Swim and Hawaiian Falls Adventure Park with nearby hotels, eating establishments, and shopping centers like Firewheel Town Center make a visit to Garland an adventure.

For additional information, contact the Garland Convention and Visitors Bureau , P.O. Box 469002, Garland, TX 75046-9002; (972) 205-2749; (888) 879-0264.