|Grapevine is the premier leisure destination in North Texas. With fine hotels, great shopping, numerous restaurants, a wine trail, and attractions for everyone in the family, a vacation in Grapevine is an enjoyable experience.
A Day Out With ThomasTM
March 27 – 29 & April 3 – 5, 2009
Event Hours: 8:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Free Shuttle Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
705 S. Main St.
Day Out With Thomas™ offers an opportunity for children and their grownups to take a 25 minute ride with Thomas the Tank Engine™
The Great Taste of Grapevine
April 2, 2009
5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Hilton DFW Lakes
$25 per person
Grapevine’s biggest all-you-can-eat sampling of the best restaurants in town will be hosted by the Women’s Division of the Grapevine Chamber of Commerce. Proceeds from the event support projects for school supplies for kids and Christmas Spirit for local seniors. Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door, and can be purchased at the Grapevine Chamber, 200 E. Vine, Grapevine, or from any Women’s Division Member. Come out for an evening of food, music and fun.
8th Annual Spring Into Nash Farm Event
April 04, 2009
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
626 Ball Street
FREE Family Fun! Learn about life on the farm and enjoy these great exhibits and activities: petting zoo, pony rides, sack races, duck pluck, Grapevine FFA show animals, quilting, watch bees make honey, tour the 1869 Nash farmhouse, cooking demonstrations, and a baked bread contest. Plant your own roots with a free tree seedling donated by Texas Tree Foundation and TXU Energy. Official dedications include the Donor Wall Ceremony at 11 a.m. and the planting of an Official Stephen F. Austin Oak at 12 p.m.
For more information call: 817-410-3585.
Visit nashfarm.org for a complete schedule and to enter the bread baking contest.
Blessing of the Vines and New Vintage Wine & Gallery Trail presented by Park Place Motorcars Bedford
Blessing of the Vines
April 18, 2009
11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
2000 Champange Blvd.
This centuries-old European ceremony is performed to ensure robust vines and savory grapes. It is followed by the Blessing of the New Vintage Wines presented by the wineries in Grapevine.
New Vintage Jazz Wine Trains
April 17 & 18, 2009
6:40 p.m. boarding
7 p.m. departure
9:30 p.m. return
There’s nothing like good jazz, fine wine and a trip back in time. So, ALL ABOARD the Grapevine Vintage Railroad as we take you on a ride that highlights Texas wine. Catering provided by Cliff’s Star Grill in Grapevine.
Tickets are $55 a person.
New Vintage Wine & Gallery Trail
April 18, 2009
11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
$45 per person
The New Vintage Wine & Gallery Trail offers a memorable journey to experience first-hand the unique winery tasting rooms of Grapevine. The wine trail, featuring eight winery tasting rooms, takes you on an exploration from historic farmsteads to a French-style chateau. Each winery features live musical entertainment, extraordinary food offerings and interaction with the brilliant winemakers and proprietors who make it all happen. Passports, which include tastings at each winery, are $45 per person. Individual winery tickets are available the day of the event at the winery of your choice.
The Sound of Texas Music Series and Live Variety Shows at the Palace Arts Center
Up Close and Personal Concert Series
April 2, 2009 – Doug Burr
April 9, 2009 – Zack King
Up Close concerts are informal, intimate and a rare opportunity to see/hear brilliant – award-winning singer/songwriters up close as they play unplugged! In the Lancaster at the Palace Arts Center, tickets are $20 at the door only – no advance sales.
East Meets West: An Evening of Indian Music and Dance
April 10, 2009
Indian and South Asian music and dance are among the oldest and finest forms of expressing human passions: ecstasy, agony, hope, sorrow, desire, apathy. Enjoy an evening devoted to exploring two major streams known as the Margi (classical) and the Desi (folk) styles. Find yourself transported to a faraway land of dreams and passion.
The Palace Arts Center is located at 300 S. Main St. in Historic Downtown Grapevine.
Grapevine Opry – In the Palace Theatre
This is Elvis *
April 4, 2009
VIVA LAS VEGAS: Enjoy the glitz and glamour of a Vegas-style Elvis showman without even leaving town! Tickets for this show are $20.
Artist Spotlight: Clint Charles
April 11, 2009
Grapevine Opry alum Clint Charles showcases his incredible voice.
Gospel Country Showcase
April 24, 2009
Legends: Hank Williams Sr.
April 25, 2009
Hank done it this way, a tribute to the king of country music.
One of the premier live country music shows in the nation, the Grapevine Opry has established a tradition of excellence seldom equaled for this type show in the country music industry. With one of the most acclaimed house bands in the Southwest, the high energy, spontaneous format of every show perfectly compliments the truly great music for which the venue is known. Unless otherwise noted, tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for children 12 & under, senior citizen discounts available, all seats reserved, reservations are recommended. *Discounts are unavailable for special theme shows. Call 817-481-8733 for complete details.
Grapevine Vintage Railroad
Easter Bunny Fun Runs
April 11 & 12, 2009
Ride the train with the Easter Bunny.The Grapevine Vintage Railroad runs Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 1 p.m. along the historic Cotton Belt Route between Grapevine and the Fort Worth Stockyards. Passengers enjoy riding in authentic 1920s and 1930s Victorian-style coaches as they take a step back in time and experience train travel as it was in the glory days of the expanding West. Pull into the Fort Worth Stockyards Station and you’ll be right in the middle of the Stockyards National Historic District where the Old West comes alive. Tickets are $20 for adults, $10 for children and $18 for seniors.
The Grapevine Depot is located at 705 S. Main St. in Historic Downtown Grapevine.
Grapevine Convention Center
Texas Sew Down
Friday, April 3, 2009 – 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Saturday, April 4, 2009 – 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Everything is bigger in Texas and this event is no exception! You’ll learn WILD sewing, quilting and embroidery techniques from industry experts.
Texas Coin Show
Friday, April 17, 2009 – 2 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Saturday, April 18, 2009 – 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Sunday, April 19, 2009 – 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Admission: $2. Enjoy free parking, three gold door prizes, numismatic supplies, 24-hour police security and much more. With gold prices spiking you don’t want to miss this great opportunity!
The Grapevine Convention Center is located at 1209 S. Main St. Prices for shows vary, be sure to visit GrapevineConventionCenter.com for the most up-to-date information.