See why more people are choosing to call Garland home

Garland is a culturally diverse city with rich history, urban appeal, natural resources and pure Texas charisma.  Find out how you can live life to the fullest, and do it your way, in a town that truly supports you.

Among the top 25 Best Cities to live in Texas

Garland allows its residents to live their best life through the vibrant, fulfilling and diverse attractions.      

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Vibrant Art Scene & Featured Events

Everyone can find something fun to do here. Garland is, and will continue to be, a destination for diverse international food spots, vibrant happy hour options, or to catch a late-night movie.

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Over 37.5 miles of paved and off-road trails

Garland has many natural gems, including acres of parks, widespread hike-and-bike trails, Lake Ray Hubbard, and Firewheel Golf Course. Garland is also home to Rick Oden Skatepark, the second largest skatepark in the state.

Learn more about our parks and natural amenities.

Garland’s got it. 

If you’re looking for room to roam, established schools and diversity, your search can begin and end in Garland.

Garland is the best-positioned suburb of Dallas. Surrounded by major freeways, it’s as accessible as it is economical, diverse and growing. Vibrant neighborhoods with tree-lined streets, beloved annual events, a well-rounded school district and more than 2,800 acres of parks and green spaces help the second largest city in Dallas county maintain its small-town feel.


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52.65 of mixed –use paved and off-road trails


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Get the Texas Advantage

Being within the buzzing market of North Texas and in the heart of the State of Texas, residents can benefit from a thriving state economy, attainable cost of living, and no income tax.

Economic Development Incentive Programs

Our team manages a number of economic development incentive programs. How can we help you?