5 Fun Things to do in Granbury this Fall

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Whether you love spending a day out on Lake Granbury, or your idea of exploring is seeing what’s new in the shops around the picturesque Hood County Courthouse Square, Granbury has something for everyone! Perfectly located for a quick getaway from DFW or Waco, it’s definitely weekend worthy!

The Sleepy Hollow Experience in Granbury Texas by Brian Clowdus.

The Sleepy Hollow Experience runs through Halloween, with performances Thursdays – Sunday! An interactive and immersive experience, we loved it! You’re on your feet most of the time, following the actors through the story, that unfolds all around you! There’s lots of music, dancing and audience participation! Of course, the highlight is the Headless Horseman himself, as he runs down the road chasing poor Ichabod Crane! Sleepy Hollow is brought to life by the Brian Clowdus Experience, which brought The Sound of Music to Glen Rose in 2021. Here’s a few tips, do participate, it’s fun! Also, purchase a drink, they glow! And here’s a fun one, the old house is actually said to be haunted!

Oct. 7-9 Oktoberfest in Granbury One of our favorite German Biergartens, Ketzler’s, brings this fun celebration to life each year! Food, fun, music and much more!

Granbury Ghost and Legends Tour Ghost tours offered Friday and Saturday nights year-round, in a fun and casual setting. Explore Downtown Granbury and learn about the most popular residents who never chose to leave!

Saturday, Oct. 1 Lakefest on Lake Granbury Come out for a fun day of music and celebration!

Oct. 14-16th Harvest Moon Festival of the Arts This 3-day festival on the Granbury Square offers visitors food, fun, live music, unique vendors and much more!

The Granbury Theater Company is bringing Little Shop of Horrors to life, showing from September 23rd – October 16th!

The New Granbury Live has a whole lots of shows coming this Fall, from Tribute Bands to some of your favorite Texas artist! Check out the list now!

More Things To Do in Granbury


Captain Kirk’s Tiki Cruises takes a nice cruise around the lake at sunset.

The FREE City Beach Park is always a fun outing, with white sand brought in from South Padre, you can play in the lake or just build sandcastles!

The Brazos Drive In Theater offers new releases in a restored old drive, with state of the art projection and sound equipment. It’s this drive-in lovin’ families favorite Drive In!


The Fisherman’s Corner is a new restaurant to Granbury, sister restaurant to Ketzler’s. The building is also a stop on the Granbury Ghost and Legends Tour, too!

Stumpy’s Waterfront Grill sits overlooking beautiful Lake Granbury, and offers burgers, catfish and tacos, etc. Their shaded deck is a great place to sit back and watch the boats coming in and out of the slips on a Summer weekend. They also have a really neat shop for last minute must haves for the lake, cute shirts, hats and stickers.

Revolver Brewing is a great way to start or end your day in Granbury!


Make a weekend of it at the Granbury Hilton Garden Inn on the Lake, right next to the Granbury City Beach Park.

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