Prosper

Welcome to Prosper

Small town living near the heart of Dallas.

A fast-growing suburb settled north of Plano, Prosper is the quintessential small town with a family-centric character, while offering access to big city amenities. Despite its small size, its school system is one of the most acclaimed in the DFW area, with outstanding athletic programs and a collegiate standard curriculum. But what lends this town its unique appeal is the passionate community at its heart, led by residents embodying a strong sense of pride reflected in their active desire for the community’s growth, participation in year-round events, and continued support of its various schools.

Prosper earned its name from the prosperous crop yields on its fertile prairie soil plantations—the major draw for early settlers. With the emergence of the light industry in the 1980s, a new surge of growth overtook the town, spawning new neighborhoods lined with homes, commercial areas, and health facilities. Easy access to the Dallas North Tollway puts Downtown Dallas a mere 40 minutes away, and Prosper is home to a charming downtown teeming with shops, restaurants, and well-maintained parks.

What to Love

  • Community-oriented atmosphere
  • Convenient ease to daily life
  • Abundant green spaces
  • Proximity to Dallas
  • Exciting year-round events

Local Lifestyle

Prosper is a vibrant little town known for its emphasis on community. With an exciting roster of year-round events, including a community picnic and fishing derby, residents thrive on active participation in all the town’s activities. Outstanding athleticism can be seen in the various schools, and parents with budding sports stars will have a lot to love here. The town people are known for being kind and welcoming, fostering a warm town spirit and community that cares for all.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Local shopping can be found at The Gates of Prosper, anchored by Walmart and T.J. Maxx. Start your day with a scrumptious meal of miso soup, pad thai, and sake from Hana Hibachi and Sushi, then head on to Smashburger for sweet potatoes and a grilled chicken sandwich.
Craving Tex-Mex plates? Pay a visit to the southwestern-style Chili’s Grill & Bar where customers are served chicken crispers, chips and salsa, as well as boneless buffalo wings paired with iced tea, soda, and more. Moms can browse cute outfits for their kids at Burlington, while beauty enthusiasts will find everything from body fragrances to candles and bath soaps at Bath & Body Works.

Prosper is also home to Kroger Marketplace, complete with a deli and bakery, salons, and a dentist’s office.

Things to Do

Endowed with over 300-acres of open space, the streets of Prosper come alive every season with exciting community events and festivals. A neighborhood favorite, Frontier Park features a cute playground, splash pad, soccer, and baseball fields. Every year, the park hosts Prosper Pumpkinfest, featuring sensational live music, food trucks, a kid zone with games and inflatables, and of course, pumpkins galore.

Rub on some sunscreen and go for a walk along the lakeside trail of Town Lake Park, or rent a kayak to float down the water. Take a tram ride with your family across the 126-acre Sharkarosa Wildlife Ranch and don’t miss out on the holiday fun with Prosper’s tree-lighting event. Locals can book a tee time at the 18-hole Gentle Creek Golf Course, or kick back on a lounge chair facing the sparkly Crystal Lagoon at Windsong Ranch, a Caribbean-style resort amenity perfect for everyone looking for a tropical getaway right in Texas!

Schools

Prosper Independent School District is home to a number of excellent schools. Top educational opportunities include:

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