Community Calendar

Aug
15
Wed
Grapevine Rails: “Rolling Through Time” @ Grapevine Tower Gallery
Aug 15 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Grapevine Rails: “Rolling Through Time”

May 23 – September 16, 2018

Monday – Friday: 8am – 5pm
Saturday: 10am – 6:30pm
Sunday: Noon – 5pm

Don’t miss your opportunity to experience Grapevine’s railroad legacy. Walk through the past, present and future as you stroll through this exciting exhibit at the Tower Gallery in historic downtown Grapevine. The Lone Star Hi-Railers will show off the 1,000 square-foot model railroad display, train yard play area, interactive games, historical artifacts and more.

15th Annual SummerFest at Gaylord Texan @ Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center
Aug 15 @ 10:00 am – 9:00 pm

Gaylord Texan welcomes you to SummerFest 2018!

Don’t miss out on all of the fun activities and events during SummerFest! New this year, SummerFest is featuring the Smurfs, and provides fun entertainment and adventures for the whole family to enjoy.

  • Le’ Smurfs Art Corner and Sweet Shop

    • Parents and kids are invited to let their inner artist come to life by painting Smurf-themed canvases and decorating Smurfy sweet treats!
  • Breakfast with The Smurfs

    • Join some of your favorite Smurfs for a fun and festive character breakfast in the beautiful Hill Country Atrium. Everyone will enjoy a delicious buffet spread and Smurfberry Punch. Special visits from your favorite Smurfs will make for a wonderful breakfast experience.
  • Papa Smurf’s Search Party Scavenger Hunt

    • Follow the clues on the hunt to solve the puzzles to help Papa Smurf gather all of the Smurfs and their belongings scattered throughout the atrium.
  • Gargamel’s Wizard Academy

    • Join Gargamel on this fun interactive adventure through the hotel. You will help him find items needed for the wizard academy, such as mugwort and witch hazel! Then you will enter Gargamel’s enchanted laboratory. There will be cauldrons and science experiments bubbling, and guests will work with Gargamel to learn tricks and tips on the magic needed to earn your wizard certificate.
  • bubly™ Splash Party
    • Enjoy the summer air at the 10-acre pool and lazy river playgroung, Paradise Springs! There will be live DJ music, underwater photography, games, airbrush tattoos, lawn games, hair braiding and more! **You must be a hotel guest to enter Paradise Springs.**
  • Escape Room Fun
    • Magical Meadow Escape: Step into a magical village and help Papa Smurf find his magic wand before Gargamel turns the Smurfs into gold. There will be clues and fun props to find the wand and key to escape.
    • Forbidden Forest Escape: Race the clock and your team attempts to solve puzzles and riddles to escape from Gargamel’s capture. Use the clues and your brain power to escape!
  • Junior Chefs Camp
    • A fun and interactive day camp for junior chefs to learn how to cook, plate and serve their menu for 2 family members to enjoy at the end of each session.
  • ANIMATE! Video Mapping Show, presented by bubly
    • Watch the Mission Plaza walls magically transform into a live moving canvas.
  • Smurfette’s Smurfelicious Dance Party & Parade

    • Move it, shake it, dance and celebrate! Kick off the night as your favorite Smurfs parade through the atrium and make their way to a a dance party kicked off by Smurfette!
  • Whimsical Woodland Atrium Art Tour
    • Take a journey through 4.5acres of lush indoor gardens while exploring whimsical sculptures, paintings, blown glass and more from local artists.
  • Smurfland Fun & Gameboard

    • Come and play on the giant, Smurf-inspired gameboard. You will become a human-sized game piece moving along the board. Grab your friends for a super-sized game!
  • Photo Ops and Smurf Selfie

    • There are tons of fun Smurf-inspired photo opportunities located throughout the resort atrium! “Take a Smelfie!”
  • Strolling Entertainment
    • The Smurfs comes to life as themed characters stroll through the resort atrium! You may run into a balloon artist or Papa Smurf himself!
  • Dining Events
    • Enjoy a fun and festive atmosphere throughout the resort during the annual SummerFest!
  • Build-A-Bear Workshop
    • The most fun you’ll ever make! Choose from all kinds of furry friends,  add stuffing and make a wish on a heart! Create your story as you let your imagination soar.
  • Smurf Pass
    • Gaylord offers you an opportunity to combine all of the fun in one great offer! The package includes one Le Smurfs Art Corner & Sweet Shop ticket; one Papa Smurf’s Search Party Scavenger Hunt map; and one Gargemel’s Wizard Academy ticket.

Reserve your stay today and find more information about SummerFest Packages at GaylordTexan.com.

Corks & Succulents! @ Bingham Family Vineyards
Aug 15 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Corks & Succulents at the Bingham Family Vineyard!

Enjoy an evening of wine and creative succulent design at Bingham Family Vineyards! Join us for this special event hosted by Plant & Sip. Sip on a glass of wine and learn how to create a beautiful succulent arrangement to take home with you.

6:30pm – 8:00pm

$40 per person + $13 materials fee

Reserve your seat online today or by calling the Tasting Room at 682 651-8668 for more information.

Bingham Family Vineyards
620 S. Main Street
682 651-8668
http://binghamfamilyvineyards.com/

Summer Blast 2018 – Beat the Heat Fun!
Aug 15 @ 9:30 pm

The hottest and longest season of the year might also be the most fun ever!

Friday May 28th, Grapevine kicked off it’s summer long event- the 10th Annual Summer Blast 2018. From Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend, there is something fun for the whole family to do, including Friday Night Fireworks, the 36th Annual July 4th Fireworks, special exhibits, water parks, outdoor activities, dining, shopping, hotel packages and more.

Designated viewing areas are available for the whole family to enjoy this Grapevine tradition. Check for more updates about Lake Grapevine here.

The show starts at 9:30 pm and can be viewed from the rooftop of the Gaylord Texan Resort parking garage and the Grapevine Mills parking areas. The rooftop has plenty of viewing space for everyone.

More info is available from the Grapevine Convention & Visitors Bureau at 817 410-3185.

Summer Blast 2018 has tons of fun activities for the whole family. The Gaylord Texan SummerFest and Great Wolf Lodge offer amazing pools and waterparks for those hot summer days when you’re a guest at their resorts.

Grapevine is also home to 3 spraygrounds and 3 community pools. The spraygrounds are free and tons of fun for all ages. Splash it up at the Parr Park,  Dove Park and The REC spraygrounds from May 1st – September 30th. The Dove Waterpark is also open summer – Labor Day weekend and offers slides, a climbing wall, geysers, a lily pad walk and more for less than $5 per person.

Dove Waterpark

Historical Grapevine is greatly unique and offers tons of adventures that you won’t find in other cities.Historic Main Street is lined with boutique shops and tasty dining options. The Grapevine Vintage Railroadtakes you aboard a vintage rail car for an adventure to the Fort Worth Stockyards. The Would-Be Train Robbers emerge from the Grapevine Glockenspiel Clock Tower daily to take you back in time to tell the Texas tale before the gunfight begins.  The Palace Arts Center hosts classic movies on the big screen every Friday night and performances by Main Street Live (formerly Grapevine Opry). Grapevine also hosts a Farmer’s Market and the weekly open-air Grapevine Market where locals can buy and sell goods, arts and crafts, and produce.

If you’re searching for events to escape the sun and heat, head over to Grapevine Mills Mall to visit Legoland Discovery Center and SEA LIFE Grapevine Aquarium. Catch a movie and dine at AMC Grapevine Mills 30 Dine-In Theatres, and finish your day with endless shopping and dining options.

Regardless of what you’re looking for…Grapevine has it. Fun for everyone in the whole family. Don’t miss Summer Blast 2018!

Aug
16
Thu
Grapevine Rails: “Rolling Through Time” @ Grapevine Tower Gallery
Aug 16 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Grapevine Rails: “Rolling Through Time”

May 23 – September 16, 2018

Monday – Friday: 8am – 5pm
Saturday: 10am – 6:30pm
Sunday: Noon – 5pm

Don’t miss your opportunity to experience Grapevine’s railroad legacy. Walk through the past, present and future as you stroll through this exciting exhibit at the Tower Gallery in historic downtown Grapevine. The Lone Star Hi-Railers will show off the 1,000 square-foot model railroad display, train yard play area, interactive games, historical artifacts and more.

15th Annual SummerFest at Gaylord Texan @ Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center
Aug 16 @ 10:00 am – 9:00 pm

Gaylord Texan welcomes you to SummerFest 2018!

Don’t miss out on all of the fun activities and events during SummerFest! New this year, SummerFest is featuring the Smurfs, and provides fun entertainment and adventures for the whole family to enjoy.

  • Le’ Smurfs Art Corner and Sweet Shop

    • Parents and kids are invited to let their inner artist come to life by painting Smurf-themed canvases and decorating Smurfy sweet treats!
  • Breakfast with The Smurfs

    • Join some of your favorite Smurfs for a fun and festive character breakfast in the beautiful Hill Country Atrium. Everyone will enjoy a delicious buffet spread and Smurfberry Punch. Special visits from your favorite Smurfs will make for a wonderful breakfast experience.
  • Papa Smurf’s Search Party Scavenger Hunt

    • Follow the clues on the hunt to solve the puzzles to help Papa Smurf gather all of the Smurfs and their belongings scattered throughout the atrium.
  • Gargamel’s Wizard Academy

    • Join Gargamel on this fun interactive adventure through the hotel. You will help him find items needed for the wizard academy, such as mugwort and witch hazel! Then you will enter Gargamel’s enchanted laboratory. There will be cauldrons and science experiments bubbling, and guests will work with Gargamel to learn tricks and tips on the magic needed to earn your wizard certificate.
  • bubly™ Splash Party
    • Enjoy the summer air at the 10-acre pool and lazy river playgroung, Paradise Springs! There will be live DJ music, underwater photography, games, airbrush tattoos, lawn games, hair braiding and more! **You must be a hotel guest to enter Paradise Springs.**
  • Escape Room Fun
    • Magical Meadow Escape: Step into a magical village and help Papa Smurf find his magic wand before Gargamel turns the Smurfs into gold. There will be clues and fun props to find the wand and key to escape.
    • Forbidden Forest Escape: Race the clock and your team attempts to solve puzzles and riddles to escape from Gargamel’s capture. Use the clues and your brain power to escape!
  • Junior Chefs Camp
    • A fun and interactive day camp for junior chefs to learn how to cook, plate and serve their menu for 2 family members to enjoy at the end of each session.
  • ANIMATE! Video Mapping Show, presented by bubly
    • Watch the Mission Plaza walls magically transform into a live moving canvas.
  • Smurfette’s Smurfelicious Dance Party & Parade

    • Move it, shake it, dance and celebrate! Kick off the night as your favorite Smurfs parade through the atrium and make their way to a a dance party kicked off by Smurfette!
  • Whimsical Woodland Atrium Art Tour
    • Take a journey through 4.5acres of lush indoor gardens while exploring whimsical sculptures, paintings, blown glass and more from local artists.
  • Smurfland Fun & Gameboard

    • Come and play on the giant, Smurf-inspired gameboard. You will become a human-sized game piece moving along the board. Grab your friends for a super-sized game!
  • Photo Ops and Smurf Selfie

    • There are tons of fun Smurf-inspired photo opportunities located throughout the resort atrium! “Take a Smelfie!”
  • Strolling Entertainment
    • The Smurfs comes to life as themed characters stroll through the resort atrium! You may run into a balloon artist or Papa Smurf himself!
  • Dining Events
    • Enjoy a fun and festive atmosphere throughout the resort during the annual SummerFest!
  • Build-A-Bear Workshop
    • The most fun you’ll ever make! Choose from all kinds of furry friends,  add stuffing and make a wish on a heart! Create your story as you let your imagination soar.
  • Smurf Pass
    • Gaylord offers you an opportunity to combine all of the fun in one great offer! The package includes one Le Smurfs Art Corner & Sweet Shop ticket; one Papa Smurf’s Search Party Scavenger Hunt map; and one Gargemel’s Wizard Academy ticket.

Reserve your stay today and find more information about SummerFest Packages at GaylordTexan.com.

Rhythm & Wine @ Delaney Vineyards
Aug 16 @ 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Every Thursday night, Delaney Vineyards welcomes you for live music and wine. Bring friends, or make new ones!delaney1

$15 per person, includes entrance and three wine tastings.
Cheese platters available for an additional $15 that will feed 2-3 people.

2018 Rhythm & Wine
May 24 – Vandell
May 31 – Jax Bros
June 7 – GS Jazz
June 14 – Mocha Blue
June 21 – Jax Bros
June 28 – Vandell
July 5 – Mocha Blue
July 12 – Jax Bros
July 19 – GS Jazz
July 26 – Vandell
August 2 – Jax Bros
August 9 – Warren Floyd
August 16 – Mocha Blue (reservations required for this night)
August 23 – GS Jazz
August 30 – Vandell

More info is available at DelaneyVineyards.com.

Summer Blast 2018 – Beat the Heat Fun!
Aug 16 @ 9:30 pm

The hottest and longest season of the year might also be the most fun ever!

Friday May 28th, Grapevine kicked off it’s summer long event- the 10th Annual Summer Blast 2018. From Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend, there is something fun for the whole family to do, including Friday Night Fireworks, the 36th Annual July 4th Fireworks, special exhibits, water parks, outdoor activities, dining, shopping, hotel packages and more.

Designated viewing areas are available for the whole family to enjoy this Grapevine tradition. Check for more updates about Lake Grapevine here.

The show starts at 9:30 pm and can be viewed from the rooftop of the Gaylord Texan Resort parking garage and the Grapevine Mills parking areas. The rooftop has plenty of viewing space for everyone.

More info is available from the Grapevine Convention & Visitors Bureau at 817 410-3185.

Summer Blast 2018 has tons of fun activities for the whole family. The Gaylord Texan SummerFest and Great Wolf Lodge offer amazing pools and waterparks for those hot summer days when you’re a guest at their resorts.

Grapevine is also home to 3 spraygrounds and 3 community pools. The spraygrounds are free and tons of fun for all ages. Splash it up at the Parr Park,  Dove Park and The REC spraygrounds from May 1st – September 30th. The Dove Waterpark is also open summer – Labor Day weekend and offers slides, a climbing wall, geysers, a lily pad walk and more for less than $5 per person.

Dove Waterpark

Historical Grapevine is greatly unique and offers tons of adventures that you won’t find in other cities.Historic Main Street is lined with boutique shops and tasty dining options. The Grapevine Vintage Railroadtakes you aboard a vintage rail car for an adventure to the Fort Worth Stockyards. The Would-Be Train Robbers emerge from the Grapevine Glockenspiel Clock Tower daily to take you back in time to tell the Texas tale before the gunfight begins.  The Palace Arts Center hosts classic movies on the big screen every Friday night and performances by Main Street Live (formerly Grapevine Opry). Grapevine also hosts a Farmer’s Market and the weekly open-air Grapevine Market where locals can buy and sell goods, arts and crafts, and produce.

If you’re searching for events to escape the sun and heat, head over to Grapevine Mills Mall to visit Legoland Discovery Center and SEA LIFE Grapevine Aquarium. Catch a movie and dine at AMC Grapevine Mills 30 Dine-In Theatres, and finish your day with endless shopping and dining options.

Regardless of what you’re looking for…Grapevine has it. Fun for everyone in the whole family. Don’t miss Summer Blast 2018!

Aug
17
Fri
Grapevine Farmers Market @ Town Square Gazebo
Aug 17 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Held in Historic Downtown Grapevine at the Town Square Gazebo, the Grapevine Farmers Market brings you fresh local produce, local honey, local pecans, jarred items and much more.

The Farmers Market is open every Friday and Saturday from 8am – 4pm. Stop by for locally and regionally grown produce and products from April 13 – October 20.

Email for more information.Farmers Market

Grapevine Rails: “Rolling Through Time” @ Grapevine Tower Gallery
Aug 17 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Grapevine Rails: “Rolling Through Time”

May 23 – September 16, 2018

Monday – Friday: 8am – 5pm
Saturday: 10am – 6:30pm
Sunday: Noon – 5pm

Don’t miss your opportunity to experience Grapevine’s railroad legacy. Walk through the past, present and future as you stroll through this exciting exhibit at the Tower Gallery in historic downtown Grapevine. The Lone Star Hi-Railers will show off the 1,000 square-foot model railroad display, train yard play area, interactive games, historical artifacts and more.

15th Annual SummerFest at Gaylord Texan @ Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center
Aug 17 @ 10:00 am – 9:00 pm

Gaylord Texan welcomes you to SummerFest 2018!

Don’t miss out on all of the fun activities and events during SummerFest! New this year, SummerFest is featuring the Smurfs, and provides fun entertainment and adventures for the whole family to enjoy.

  • Le’ Smurfs Art Corner and Sweet Shop

    • Parents and kids are invited to let their inner artist come to life by painting Smurf-themed canvases and decorating Smurfy sweet treats!
  • Breakfast with The Smurfs

    • Join some of your favorite Smurfs for a fun and festive character breakfast in the beautiful Hill Country Atrium. Everyone will enjoy a delicious buffet spread and Smurfberry Punch. Special visits from your favorite Smurfs will make for a wonderful breakfast experience.
  • Papa Smurf’s Search Party Scavenger Hunt

    • Follow the clues on the hunt to solve the puzzles to help Papa Smurf gather all of the Smurfs and their belongings scattered throughout the atrium.
  • Gargamel’s Wizard Academy

    • Join Gargamel on this fun interactive adventure through the hotel. You will help him find items needed for the wizard academy, such as mugwort and witch hazel! Then you will enter Gargamel’s enchanted laboratory. There will be cauldrons and science experiments bubbling, and guests will work with Gargamel to learn tricks and tips on the magic needed to earn your wizard certificate.
  • bubly™ Splash Party
    • Enjoy the summer air at the 10-acre pool and lazy river playgroung, Paradise Springs! There will be live DJ music, underwater photography, games, airbrush tattoos, lawn games, hair braiding and more! **You must be a hotel guest to enter Paradise Springs.**
  • Escape Room Fun
    • Magical Meadow Escape: Step into a magical village and help Papa Smurf find his magic wand before Gargamel turns the Smurfs into gold. There will be clues and fun props to find the wand and key to escape.
    • Forbidden Forest Escape: Race the clock and your team attempts to solve puzzles and riddles to escape from Gargamel’s capture. Use the clues and your brain power to escape!
  • Junior Chefs Camp
    • A fun and interactive day camp for junior chefs to learn how to cook, plate and serve their menu for 2 family members to enjoy at the end of each session.
  • ANIMATE! Video Mapping Show, presented by bubly
    • Watch the Mission Plaza walls magically transform into a live moving canvas.
  • Smurfette’s Smurfelicious Dance Party & Parade

    • Move it, shake it, dance and celebrate! Kick off the night as your favorite Smurfs parade through the atrium and make their way to a a dance party kicked off by Smurfette!
  • Whimsical Woodland Atrium Art Tour
    • Take a journey through 4.5acres of lush indoor gardens while exploring whimsical sculptures, paintings, blown glass and more from local artists.
  • Smurfland Fun & Gameboard

    • Come and play on the giant, Smurf-inspired gameboard. You will become a human-sized game piece moving along the board. Grab your friends for a super-sized game!
  • Photo Ops and Smurf Selfie

    • There are tons of fun Smurf-inspired photo opportunities located throughout the resort atrium! “Take a Smelfie!”
  • Strolling Entertainment
    • The Smurfs comes to life as themed characters stroll through the resort atrium! You may run into a balloon artist or Papa Smurf himself!
  • Dining Events
    • Enjoy a fun and festive atmosphere throughout the resort during the annual SummerFest!
  • Build-A-Bear Workshop
    • The most fun you’ll ever make! Choose from all kinds of furry friends,  add stuffing and make a wish on a heart! Create your story as you let your imagination soar.
  • Smurf Pass
    • Gaylord offers you an opportunity to combine all of the fun in one great offer! The package includes one Le Smurfs Art Corner & Sweet Shop ticket; one Papa Smurf’s Search Party Scavenger Hunt map; and one Gargemel’s Wizard Academy ticket.

Reserve your stay today and find more information about SummerFest Packages at GaylordTexan.com.

Grapevine Market @ Liberty Park
Aug 17 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The popular open-air Grapevine Market returns to its seasonal location at Liberty Park, in beautiful Historic Downtown Grapevine. The Grapevine Market will be open every Saturday from 10am – 4pm, from April 14 through October 20. Special Friday Markets on April 20, May 11, June 15, July 20, August 17, September 7 and October 12 from 5pm – 9pm.

Here, shoppers can find locally made gifts, fashion and accessories, jewelry, home decor and so much more.

Find updates and more information online.

If you’re interested in becoming a vendor at the Grapevine Market, find more info here.

marketmarket2

“Cruise Night” in Historic Downtown Grapevine @ Underwood Boot Company
Aug 17 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

“Cruise Night” in Historic Downtown Grapevine

6p -9p Every Friday night from September 29 – January 5, 2018.

Bring out the classic cars and show off, cruise, or just hang out and listen to great rock ‘n roll!

Underwood Boot Company

“Mein Shaft” presented by Lone Star Murder Mysteries @ Texas Star Dinner Theater
Aug 17 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Lone Star Murder Mysteries and the Texas Star Dinner Theater welcome you to their exciting new murder-mystery production, “Fallen Angel.”

Performances on Fridays and Saturdays from January 20 – November 11, 2017.

Doors open at 7pm
Dinner served at 7:30pm
Show starts at 8pm


“Grab your shovels and watch your step! A millionaire silver miner, John Schmidt, has been murdered and Marshal Jim Courtright must dig for clues to find out who got the shaft. Might Kit, his wife, be working the mine for her own benefit? Or maybe it was Katherine, the new gentlelady in town with an affinity for rich men and all things silver. Perhaps the eccentric Scotsman McPhiggis was aiming to get revenge. Or could it be the notorious gambler, Snake Eyes Roulette, has more than aces up his sleeves?  It’s a safe bet that with a cast of suspects as dangerous as a mine car filled with black powder trouble is bound to explode!”


Don’t miss this interactive comedy murder mystery dinner experience for an exciting evening in historic downtown Grapevine.

Tickets $59.95 + tax includes dinner and the show (tip not included).

Purchase tickets here. 

 

Friday Night Fireworks @ Grapevine Lake
Aug 17 @ 9:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Celebrate summer with Friday Night Fireworks!

Each week, visitors and citizens are invited to enjoy a spectacular fireworks display over Lake Grapevine. The fireworks show will leave you in awe, and you can watch from a boat on the water, at one of the beautiful lake shore parks, from the lakeside deck at Glass Cactus, the rooftop parking lot at the Gaylord Resort, or many other fun viewing spots around town.

Friday nights from Memorial Day through Labor Day 2018.
(weather permitting)

More information is available at grapevinetexasusa.com.

firework

And don’t miss Grapevine’s 36th Annual July 4th Fireworks Extravaganza on July 4, 2018!