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May is the perfect month to celebrate spring in Grapevine!  From outdoor festivals and events to fantastic surprises for Mom, check out all the fun you can have in Grapevine this month!
FEATURED MAY EVENTS
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28th Annual Main Street Days - A Pizza Experience
Historic Downtown Grapevine
May 18, 19 & 20, 2012
Grab a slice of summer fun at Main Street Days, the official kick-off to summertime in Grapevine. Like the song says, “When the moon hits your eye like a big pizza pie, that’s amore, and when the world seems to shine like you’ve had too much wine, that’s amore.” Taste the international wines, craft beers and pizza pies. Dine at the Pizza Piazza, dance to non-stop entertainment, seek out your favorite festival food and shop the day away. Main Street Days is a fun-filled festival perfect for the entire family. Now that’s amore!
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SummerBlast Friday Fireworks!
Lake Grapevine

Friday, May 25, 9:30 p.m.
Free

See the sky light up over Lake Grapevine!  Every Friday night from Memorial Day through Labor Day weekend, the SummerBlast Fireworks show celebrates summer in Grapevine.  Some of the best viewing spots include parks around Lake Grapevine, as well as the parking garage at the Gaylord Texan and the Glass Cactus nightclub. And don’t forget to download the music that accompanies the fireworks to your MP3 Player.

FEATURED HOTEL PACKAGE
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Spa Sensations
Gaylord Texan
1501 Gaylord Trail

For the ultimate in vacation relaxation, spoil yourself with a luxurious Relâche Spa getaway. Upon arrival, you will be escorted to your tastefully appointed room where a complimentary Relâche Spa amenity gift awaits you.
To Book: This package is available by phone only. Call 817-778-2000.

FEATURED ATTRACTIONS
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Waterway Adventures | Lake Grapevine
at Silver Lake Marina
2500 Fairway Drive #1


Silver Lake Marina is located in a quiet cove on the south east side of beautiful Lake Grapevine. Surrounded by a peaceful shoreline and whispering trees and gently rolling hills, it is a favorite area marina. Boaters from around the Metroplex make Silver Lake Marina their recreational boating destination. Come out and enjoy a fun family time of boating, waterskiing, wakeboarding, fishing or just relaxing with your friends.

At Silver Lake Marina you can rent a variety of boats, personal watercraft, party barges, and the Tejas Charter Boat (great for corporate events).

FEATURED SHOPPING AND DINING
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Mother’s Day Brunch in Grapevine

Treat Mom to a delicious Mother’s Day brunch in Grapevine!  Several of Grapevine’s restaurants and hotels are offering specials for Mother’s Day including Bob’s Steak and Chop House, open from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.; Gaylord Texan Resort’s Brunch in the Ballroom which includes parking, food, champagne and a rose for Mom, 10 a.m - 2 p.m., Adults $68, Children 4-12 $28; Grand Hyatt offering a special Mother’s Day Menu for $48 per person; Hilton DFW Lakes Champagne Brunch Buffet, 10:30-1:30, $43 Adult, $35 Child 6-12, 5 and under free and Willhoites Brunch Buffet 10:30 a.m. - 2 p.m., $12 Adults, $6.99 12 and under, Seniors $1 off.  Reservations are recommended so call early!
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Shop for the perfect Mother’s Day Gift in Grapevine

Looking for something special for your Mom this Mother’s Day?  Come out to Grapevine to pick up something divine at one of the more than 80 locally owned shops, restaurants or winery tasting rooms in Historic Downtown Grapevine.  Start at shops such as Bermuda Gold for something sparkly, pick-up a sweet treat at Napoli’s Confectionary and get the perfect floral arrangement at City Florist!

There’s no better way to tell your Mom how much you love her than with a reinvigorating relaxation retreat at one of Grapevine’s spas! Options include Elements Spa at the Great Wolf Lodge; the 25,000 square-foot Rêlache Spa at the Gaylord Texan; the Renata Salon and Day Spa in the historic Dorris House; the SkySPA at the Grand Hyatt and more.

ALSO HAPPENING IN MAY
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Grapevine Vintage Railroad
Cotton Belt Depot
705 S. Main St.
The Main Street Days Grapevine Vintage Railroad Fun Runs will allow guests to experience travel as it was in the last century! These one hour rides will cost $10 for Adults (13 and older) and $8 for Children (3-12). Festival admission is not included with the mini-excursion ticket.

During the month of May, the Grapevine Vintage Railroad operates its regular route to the Fort Worth Stockyards.  And beginning Memorial Day weekend, you might just see some train robbers along the way.

Also beginning Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day, regular routes to the Stockyards will also run on Fridays. See the website for times and to purchase tickets.

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Palace Arts Center
300 S. Main St.

Grapevine Live Concert Series:

  • A Little Bit Country - A Little Bit Rock n’ Roll - May 25,featuring Kyle Wyley & Will Banister

Grapevine Opry
One of the premier live country music shows in the nation, the Grapevine Opry has established a tradition of excellence seldom equaled. With one of the most acclaimed house bands in the Southwest, the high energy, spontaneous format of every show perfectly complements the truly great music for which the venue is known.

  • Country Music Showcase - May 5
  • Makin’ Tracks: Celebrate National Train Day - May 12
  • Main Street Days Matinees - May 19 - 20
  • In Memory of: A moving pre-Memorial Day tribute - May 26

Friday Movie Series:

  • Big - May 4
  • Gone With the Wind - May 11
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Grapevine Convention Center
1209 S. Main St.
The Grapevine Convention Center hosts a variety of shows each month that are open to the public. May’s events include:

  • J & J Promotions Bead Show - May 18, 19 & 20
  • The Bird Mart - May 26

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Grapevine Farmers Market
Town Square Gazebo
Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

The Grapevine Farmer’s Market is now open!  Every Thursday, Friday and Saturday from now until October 20, local farmers will be bringing the freshest produce to the Town Square Gazebo in the heart of Historic Downtown Grapevine.  Choose from fruits, vegetables and other products at this popular local spot.  Open from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.  The Farmers Market will not operate during Main Street Days.
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Liberty Park
Thursday & Saturdays, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Spring means its time to shop for something fun so head out to the Grapevine Market, now open Thursdays and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. until October 20. Located in Liberty Park, this market features an array of items including handmade jewelry, distinctive home décor, quality antiques and more. The Grapevine Market will not operate during Main Street Days.



Posted in City of Grapevine by Brenda Magness : May 1, 2012 - 5:43pm

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