Festival at the Switchyard, photo courtesy of the City of Carrollton


November 05, 2022
11:00 AM until 10:00 PM


Downtown Carrollton View map
1106 S. Broadway Street,
Carrollton, TX,

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The City of Carrollton’s annual Festival at the Switchyard returns to Historic Downtown on Saturday, November 5 for music lovers, fried food fans, shopaholics, and kiddos of every age. In addition to free concerts, the award-winning Festival at the Switchyard features free live children’s entertainment, free rides and games, free face painting and balloon art, a beer garden, and an array of food vendors and festival booths to shop from. Stay tuned for 2022 details.

2021 Children’s Entertainment
An action-packed lineup begins at 12:30pm in the Plaza Arts Center featuring local entertainers who are sure to give an enriching and enjoyable experience to children of all ages. Watch in awe as Lone Star Circus puts on a dazzling performance. Prepare to be amazed as Guinness World Record holder David Slick delivers an out of this world juggling performance. Lone Star Circus returns to the stage once again to entertain Festivalgoers. Closing the Plaza entertainment is a stunt show by Shel Higgins with incredible acts such as a sword swallow and strait-jacket escape from a ladder.

In addition to live entertainment, the Festival offers free rides such as bungee trampolines, a zip line, and a giant fun slide, as well as carnival games, an extensive kids’ craft area, inflatables, face painting, balloon twisting, caricature drawings, and more. All free! Just make sure to get in line early as the face painting and balloon twisting booths shut down at 6pm, and rides and games shut down at 7pm.

Find more family fun events every day of the week at dfwchild.com/calendar.