Community Calendar

Jul
18
Wed
Grapevine Rails: “Rolling Through Time” @ Grapevine Tower Gallery
Jul 18 @ 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
Jul 18 @ 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.

Summer Blast 2018 – Beat the Heat Fun!
Jul 18 @ 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!

Jul
19
Thu
Grapevine Rails: “Rolling Through Time” @ Grapevine Tower Gallery
Jul 19 @ 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
Jul 19 @ 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.

Summer Blast 2018 – Beat the Heat Fun!
Jul 19 @ 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!

Jul
20
Fri
Grapevine Rails: “Rolling Through Time” @ Grapevine Tower Gallery
Jul 20 @ 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
Jul 20 @ 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.

Friday Night Fireworks @ Grapevine Lake
Jul 20 @ 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!

Summer Blast 2018 – Beat the Heat Fun!
Jul 20 @ 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!

Jul
21
Sat
15th Annual SummerFest at Gaylord Texan @ Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center
Jul 21 @ 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 Rails: “Rolling Through Time” @ Grapevine Tower Gallery
Jul 21 @ 10:00 am – 6:30 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.

Summer Blast 2018 – Beat the Heat Fun!
Jul 21 @ 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!

Jul
22
Sun
15th Annual SummerFest at Gaylord Texan @ Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center
Jul 22 @ 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 Rails: “Rolling Through Time” @ Grapevine Tower Gallery
Jul 22 @ 12:00 pm – 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.