Grand Prairie, TX

Festivals & Special Events

Besides the great shopping, there's always something fun happening at the market. Festivals and special events are planned year-round: Kids Fest, Big Mamou Cajun Festival, Mariachi Festival, Native American Indian Pow Wow, Auto Swap Meet, Craft Beer & BBQ Fest and so much more! See the listing below for more information.

November 18th-19th 2017

Annual Mountain Man Weekend Gathering

What is a Mountain Man? “A ‘Mountain Man’ is the present day term for an 1800’s ‘Buckskinner’ “. The Mountain Man Gathering gives youth and adults alike the opportunity to experience and enjoy a valuable part of Americana, how our ancestors survived in the American frontier.

If you have camped out, been a member of the Boy or Girl Scouts, or have any interest in American history, you will be intrigued by the pre-1840s costumes that will be showcased at Traders Village.

This special weekend will begin each day at 10:00 a.m.. Through song, storytelling and historical reenactment of an era unfamiliar to us all, Mountain Man Gathering will provide a window to the past with authenticity as the key. Mountain Man demonstrations will include: beading, tomahawk and knife throwing, firestarting, bow and arrow making, leather work, knife making, pottery maker/demo, and several traders (demonstrations subject to change). There will be a variety of traders and sellers both days.

Be sure to check out Fort Anderson and the displays at the fort.

Traders Village is located at 2602 Mayfield Road in Grand Prairie, five miles south of Six Flags Over Texas, just off State Highway 360 near I-20. Admission is free and parking is only $4.00 per car. For more information, call 972-647-2331.

Come out and celebrate over forty years of fun at Traders Village!

Market Hours

Open Saturday & Sunday

Best Shopping Times

10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Parking $4

Vendor Gates Open 7 a.m.

972-647-2331

Sorry No Pets or Firearms Allowed

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