The Greenville Avenue St. Patrick’s Parade Festival is the largest parade in the Southwest. With a parade attendance of 125,000 + annually, the Granada Theater and Sundown at Granada are the first stops for thirsty patrons as they make their way down historic Greenville Avenue. The theater and its restaurant neighbor transform their respective buildings into St. Paddy’s party hot spots offering fun activities including live bands on two stages, reggae on the rooftop, karaoke, bull riding, DJs and more. Irish or not, a huge collection of Dallas denizens converge onto East Dallas for the biggest and best St. Patrick’s Day celebration in Texas.
80s Prom is celebrated in style at the Granada Theater. The theater hosts a house band for the evening rocking 80s hits all night long. Attendees are encouraged to dress in the best Prom garb or favorite celebrity from that famed decade. Fun prizes are up for grabs for those that choose to go all out with their tux/dress/costume in the hopes of being crowned King and Queen. On-site is an always-entertaining photo booth complete with goofy props. Granada is the perfect place for this prom event offering ample space for guests to boogie down and enjoy their favorite 80s hits.
Granada Theater and Sundown at Granada present a Cinco de Mayo celebration featuring notable music acts, beer specials and other fun stuff that help make this the ultimate fiesta. Every year a different act takes the stage to help celebrate this holiday in style. At Sundown at Granada, beer and food specials and several local music acts provide a fun atmosphere that all can enjoy. From open until close, there's plenty of Cinco de Mayo fun to be had!
The annual Bugs & Brews festival sees North Texas’ hungriest citizens join together to chow down on delicious crawfish at the ultimate music and crawfish festival. 2017’s event saw a lineup complete with some treasured and acclaimed regional favorites. Charley Crockett, The Tontons, Somebody’s Darling, Atlantis Aquarius, Gracy Spencer & The Work, Freeloaders, Club Wood, Big Ass Brass Band and End of The World Parade. The acts brought tunes to the Granada Theater parking lot throughout the day. As one of Dallas’ only crawfish boil and music mashups, its location in the historic Greenville Avenue neighborhood is the perfect backdrop for this all-day family-friendly festival. Guests can browse vendor tents, enjoy a private VIP area and there's plenty of fun activities for the kids, too.
Free Week is a special “thank you” from the Granada Theater and Sundown at Granada to fans of not just the theater, but music. his fan appreciation is stretched out over a week in the summer featuring different genres so there's something everyone can enjoy. For a whole week in July, fans have a chance to see a major artist headlined and supported by notable local favorites for FREE each and every night. It's our way of celebrating you, the fans, and our neighbors for the continued support of the theater and music.
Beats & Eats is an exclusive evening that pairs succulent food prepared by a hand-picked DFW chef with the musical stylings of a notable music artist. Local acclaimed chefs cook a multi-course meal that will tempt your taste buds and engage the rest of the senses. Following all courses, a special performance from the evening’s musical guest will cap off the night. Craft cocktails and specialty wine varietals accentuate the evening’s meal to perfection. Local chefs, both under-the-radar and notable, offer their culinary talents for all guests to enjoy. It's no secret Dallas is rising up the culinary chart as one the best cities to enjoy food, we're just sweetening the deal with the perfect helping of music.
Texas Chili Festival is a fall get-together celebrating the season and our community. A collection of hand-picked local chefs cook up their own unique chili variations for attendees to enjoy. It’s an outdoor celebration much like Bugs & Brews with live music, and other festival goodies. The festival itself is decorated with an outdoor stage for all-day music, a vendor village, private area for VIP ticketholders, and fun stuff for our youngest of fans. It’s the perfect way to kick fall off while taking in the beauty of the Lower Greenville neighborhood. It's the best dang chili cookoff in Dallas!
Nobody celebrates Halloween on Lower Greenville quite like Granada Theater and Sundown at Granada. Armed with a combined 40+ years of music experience, the theater’s booking department always seeks to find acts that make 3524 and 3520 Greenville Avenue THE places to be on Halloween. Who wouldn’t want to celebrate this ghouly holiday in a post WWII-era movie theater surrounded by costume-cladded partygoers, scary good tunes, a photo booth, and a costume contest help make this the spookiest Halloween party in Texas!
New Year’s Ever offers a different end-of-year experience for our guests. Now in his ninth straight year of performing New Year’s Eve at the Granada Theater, Jonathan Tyler brings his special brand of music to the stage along with an impressive list of other notable artists. Because it’s New Year’s Eve, the VIP experience is a must for those who want to celebrate in immaculate style. We offer VIP packages including complimentary champagne, reserved seats in the balcony and a celebratory goodie bag. It’s the perfect way to ring in the New Year!