|This summer Grapevine is bursting with family fun for everyone. Enjoy a summer jam-packed with cool events, from dazzling Friday fireworks to great shopping and wine trails to poolside relaxation at one of Grapevine’s hotels, there’s something for everyone to have a blast all summer long. So spend less time and money traveling and spend more time having fun close to home this summer with a staycation in Grapevine!
Through September 4
Stay close to home this summer for a Grapevine Staycation! SAVE on Grapevine’s great summer rates! Spectacular summer family fun including:
• Free Fireworks every Friday night at 9:30 p.m. along the shores of Lake Grapevine.
• Unique hotels and resorts with great summer packages and rates along with special events all summer.
• Attractions for everyone such as the Grapevine Vintage Railroad, Duck Riders tours, Grapevine Wine Trail, Grapevine Public Art Trail, Lake Grapevine, and more.
• Great events throughout the summer including Monty Python Madness, Summer Nights, USTA Women’s Pro Circuit Tennis Tournament, Summer National Fencing Championship, and more.
• Shopping and dining for everyone in Historic Downtown Grapevine and at Grapevine Mills mall.
First Friday Film Series
Thoroughly Modern Millie
“Thoroughly Modern Millie” is the Oscar-winning Hollywood version of the Tony Award-Winning Broadway sensation about a innocent country girl (Julie Andrews) who comes to the city in search of a husband. Sounds corny but it is delightful.
For the First Friday Film Series Summer Movies at the Palace (June 5 is “Thoroughly Modern Millie, July 3 is “E.T.: The Extraterrestrial” and August 7 is “Jailhouse Rock”) we are offering a two-fer promotion. Two admissions for the price of one regular $7.50 admission. What a deal!
The Grapevine Market
Thursdays & Saturdays
Through October 17
9:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Come experience open air European-style shopping in Historic Downtown Grapevine, featuring the finest in handmade jewelery, home decor, antiques and a whole lot more.
Remember to get your fresh produce from the Farmers Market at the Gazebo on Main Street. Thursdays & Saturdays 8 a.m. to sell-out.
The Sound of Texas Music Series and Live Variety Shows at the Palace Arts Center
Edith’s Follies III
Join Dr. Edith Pewitt & the Grapevine Heritage Foundation for the 3rd Annual Edith’s Follies as we go “Back to Broadway” at the Palace Theatre for a live variety show with amazing local talent!
The Palace Arts Center is located at 300 S. Main St. in Historic Downtown Grapevine.
Gazebo in Historic Downtown Grapevine
Join us June 14 as we pay tribute and salute “Old Glory” at the annual Grapevine Flag Day Celebration. The Daughters of the American Revolution will be joined by Boy Scout Troop 700 and other civic organizations with a memorable ceremony commemorating our nation’s flag. Refreshments will be served.
Grapevine Opry – At the Palace Theatre
Saturday, June 6
Just Duet – Soloists team up for incredible renditions of some of country music’s most memorable duets, with a few trios slipped in.
Saturday, June 13
Country Music Showcase
Saturday, June 20 *
Elvis: The ’68 Comeback Special – Elvis regained his position as the American icon of Rock ‘n’ Roll with an intimate concert. Join the Grapevine Opry as they recreate this groundbreaking event, featuring Nathan Belt. Tickets for this show are $20.
Friday, June 26
Gospel Country Showcase
Saturday, June 27
Life is Grape – Featuring the Grapettes & the Grapetones, two in-house groups, a totally entertaining evening of musical variety.
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.
Grapevine Vintage Railroad
Father’s Day Train
Bring your father to ride the train for free on Father’s Day. Or, for the perfect Father’s Day gift give him a cab ride on any regular Grapevine/Stockyards run for a special Father’s Day rate of $49! This special rate is available through June 21, 2009. Contact 817-410-3557 for more information.
The Grapevine Vintage Railroad runs Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 1 p.m. along the historic Cotton Belt Route between Grapevine and the Fort Worth Stockyards. Enjoy riding in authentic 1920s and 1930s Victorian-style coaches. Passengers take a step back in time when they 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 Coin Show
Friday, June 19 – 2 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Saturday, June 20 – 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Sunday, June 21 – 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
There will be free parking, three Gold Door Prizes, Numismatic Supplies and 24-Hour Police Security
AKS Gem Show
Friday, June 26 – 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Saturday, June 27 – 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Sunday, June 28 – 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
A great line up of exhibitors selling estate jewelry, fine jewelry, fashion jewelry, including jewelry manufacturers, and more beads and supplies than you’ll ever see. This show is open to the public. Buyers will not find better deals anywhere. Beading classes, Cab cutting and demonstrations by Jurassic Jewelry.
Admission is $5 at the door. Buyers who join the AKS Gem Show mailing list receive discount coupons to every AKS show.
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.