A visit to Garland isn’t complete without a stop in the downtown area, where historical charm abounds. By day, browse through hometown specialty shops and sample locally owned eateries along the walkable, redesigned streetscapes featured in D Magazine. By night, Downtown Garland transforms into the heart of Garland’s cultural community. The Granville Arts Center and Plaza Theatre host musicals, plays and concerts. On Saturday nights, the sound of guitars, fiddles and banjos echo in the square as area musicians entertain visitors and residents.