The Amp

Altogether Entertaining
The Amp at Adamson Square seats 750 – 1,000 guests and hosts tons of special events, movies and concerts – all free and open to the public. Grab a bite and a beverage at one of our altogether amazing downtown eateries and head to The Amp!

The Amp is not available for rentals. When not in use, we invite you to enjoy the shade, picnic tables and games at The Amp and its adjacent park.

There is plenty of public parking downtown near The Amp. All public parking downtown is FREE, including the two parking decks located on Tanner Street and Barnes Avenue.

For questions about Amp rules or events email us at

  • The Amp is a smoke / tobacco-free venue
    • No smoking or vaping or tobacco use of any kind is permitted.
  • Alcohol:
    • Per city ordinance, alcohol is permitted at city-sponsored events ONLY. Alcoholic beverages may be purchased at any of our downtown restaurants. BYOB alcoholic beverages are permitted but must meet the criteria below.
    • Alcoholic Beverages must be in a 16-oz. (or smaller) plastic cup. No glass containers or bottles are allowed. You must be 21 years and older to consume alcohol.
    • Coolers smaller than 2ftx2ft are permitted. No more than 72 ounces of malt beverages and/or 50 ounces of wine is allowed per cooler. Alcoholic beverages may be consumed on AMP premises ONLY. Coolers must remain in the possession of an adult at all times.
    • All empty containers must be properly disposed of. Please do not throw trash in The Amp’s seating area or sidewalks.
  • No pets allowed on Amp turf.
  • No soliciting or outside vendors are permitted during Amp events.
  • For large concerts, chairs can be set up on the day of the event. The Amp and the City of Carrollton are not responsible for any loss or damages of your personal property left on the premises. Please keep walkways and sidewalks clear. All chairs are subject to relocation by our staff. Remember, you assume the risk by leaving any personal property unattended.
  • Beach towels/blankets not exceeding 60″x30″ are permitted.
  • No outside professional photography, videography, broadcast or recording is permitted.

Upcoming Events

Yacht Rock Schooner Concert
Friday, September 24 / 8pm

Sponsored by Scott Evans Crysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram and Nissan

Groove Gypsies Concert
Saturday, October 2 / 5pm

Departure Concert
Saturday, October 2 / 9pm

BYOB/coolers not permitted at this event.

Presented by Irish Bred Pub

Carrollton Jazz Orchestra Concert
Saturday, October 9 / 7pm

Arts Festival of Carrollton Event

Hocus Pocus Movie

Hocus Pocus Movie
Friday, October 15 / 7pm

Sponsored by Almon Funeral Home, Allstate Tammie Pero Agency, Wrens Body Shop

Saturday, October 16 / 9am

Bring your yoga mat and enjoy a morning of calming exercise.

Once Upon a Halloween
Kid’s Costume Party & Meet-and-Greet
Saturday, October 16 / 5pm

Bring your kiddos in costume to meet their favorite princesses, superheroes and villains and enjoy music, treats and fun activities.

Sponsored by Once Upon a Boutique

Great Pumpkin Event
Monday, October 18 / 6pm

Let your little ghouls and goblins turn a plain pumpkin into a Halloween masterpiece. We’ll have everything needed to bedazzle and decorate mini pumpkins while enjoying a sweet treat from Budder’dudder and a family-friendly flick on The Amp’s big screen.

Sponsored by Budder’dudder

Dan Tyminski Band Concert
Saturday, October 23 / 9pm

Sponsored by Scott Evans Crysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram and Nissan