The fourth annual Festival at the Switchyard will be held November 2, on the streets of Historic Downtown Carrollton. The family-friendly event honors the role that rail has played in the city’s history and its continuing importance today. Live entertainment
throughout the day includes headliners Sugar Ray and Smash Mouth and local performers Jack Grimm and The John Wehlage Trio.
There will be arts and crafts on display, vendors of festival foods, beverages and wares, and shopping in the unique shops in Historic Downtown. Families will enjoy bungee trampolines, a zip line, bounce houses, a zero-gravity inflatable, a swinging pirate ship, a model train exhibit, rock climbing and interactive games.
Festival hours are from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Attendees are encouraged to ride the DART Green Line and disembark at the Downtown Carrollton station, with a fantastic aerial view of the festival site. Admission, rides and parking are free.
Location: 1106 S. Broadway, Downtown Square, Carrollton. For more information, call 972-466-3594 or visit CarrolltonFestival.com.