Historical Park Special Events

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Pop Up Pup Park

Cosponsored by the Farmers Branch Animal Adoption Center
Thursday, June 28

5 – 9 pm (come & go) • In the Meadow

The Historical Park will be transformed into a pop up dog park for one night, be sure to mark your calendar! Activities include secure open play areas, demonstrations, dog-friendly architectural tours, vendor booths and concessions. Dogs must be current on vaccinations.

$5 per dog; humans are free



  • First 200 get a Wag Bag.
  • Free micro-chipping to the first 50 dogs.
  • $45 Dog adoption.
  • We are giving away a small and large dog house and window box planter sponsored by Home Depot. $1 Donation for a ticket. Proceeds will benefit the Farmers Branch Animal Adoption Center and the Farmers Branch Historical Park.
  • Architectural Tour from 7 - 8 pm, meet at the Service Station for a 45 min pet friendly walking tour.
  • Children activities include a bounce house and pet themed craft.
  • Concessions by Knights of Columbus.

Guest Speakers:

  • Dr. Tracy Hagney from Valwood Animal Hospital on pet safety.
  • Dog trainer, Carla Pienda with “Dogs Purpose,” with helpful training tips.
  • Presentation by the Farmers Branch Police Department canine unit, with Officer Grigg & his partner Bullet.
  • Home Depot will talk about how to construct your own dog house.
  • Ask the Vet with Terry Ford with North Dallas Veterinarian Hospital.


  • Valwood Animal Hospital
  • Carol Stoecker - pet portrait artist
  • Jossilu - dog grooming
  • Chow and Tabby - human/pet matching outfits
  • Susie's Scrumptious Snacks - dog treats
  • Big Doggie Duds - collars
  • The Home Depot
  • PetSmart
  • Carla Pineda - Dogs Purpose, dog trainer
  • Friends of the Historical Park
  • Polaroid Picture with Pups - $1 suggested donation 

Independence Day Celebration

Tuesday, July 3

6:30 pm

Farmers Branch always provides one of the few, low-level firework shows in North Texas! A spectacular show will be accompanied by a high-energy dance band on stage, a FREE KidZone area, concessionaires selling festival favorites and more! You don't want to miss this yearly tradition of Patriotism, Family and Fun.

Stop by the General Store to see the 4th of July display featuring merchandise and decorations you could have purchased for your Roaring 20s patriotic party! The General Store will be open during the Independence Day Celebration on July 3rd for a $1 donation.
Tours daily at 2:30 pm.

Visit www.fbspecialevents.com for more details.

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Family Star Party

Friday, July 20

7 – 11 pm (come & go)  •  In the Meadow

Bring your own picnic (concession will be for sale) and enjoy the sunset. The Texas Astronomical Society of Dallas will provide a variety of telescopes for viewing the moon, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Venus, Star Clusters, Open Star Clusters, Globular Star Clusters, Planetary Nebulae, Double Stars and summer constellations. In addition, participants are encouraged to bring their own telescopes.


Pickups-N-Panels Car-Truck Shootout

Saturday, September 8

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Murders & Mayhem Tours

Friday & Saturday, October 12 & 13
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Haunts & Houses

Tuesday, October 23

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Vintage Base Ball Triple Header

Saturday, November 3

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