I just received this from the Grapevine Texas Convention & Visitors Bureau. I am passing it along for those of us who do live in the local area it serves as a great reminder for dates and upcoming events here this spring, summer and through the end of 2008. For those considering traveling, visiting or relocation, the city of Grapevine Texas makes a wonderful visit and a great place to live, check it out and see!
|Grapevine is the premier leisure destination in North Texas. With extraordinary hotels, a variety of stores for great shopping, an abundance of restaurants, attractions for everyone in the family and a one-of-a-kind urban wine trail, a weekend in Grapevine is a wonderful experience. To enhance your getaway, choose one of the incredible weekend packages available from the hotels and resorts in Grapevine.|
Mark your calendar for these great 2008 events
Main Street Days - May 16, 17 & 18
GrapeFest - September 11, 12, 13 & 14
Nash Farm Fall Roundup! - October 11
Butterfly Flutterby - October 18
Christmas Capital of Texas - Weekends in December
North Pole Express - Weekends in December
Visit Grapevine Market in Historic Downtown Grapevine and discover its unique merchants in an open-air, European-style shopping experience.
Movies at the Palace Theatre
Tickets are $7.50. Receive a $2.50 discount with a same-day receipt from a Grapevine merchant. Popcorn is always $1.
Main Street Days
Grapevine is the perfect spot for active lifestyles and outdoor enthusiasts. The 24th Annual Main Street Days will showcase Grapevine's adventurous side and natural resources through various outdoor and recreational activities. Festivities include an outdoor exhibition featuring demonstrations, education, and hands-on activities. Festival guests will have the chance to watch and/or participate in a variety of adventures!
· 10 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.Saturday, May 17
· 10 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.Sunday, May 18
· 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Dallas Bead Renaissance Show
Grapevine Convention Center
May 16, 17 & 18, 2008
The ultimate bead, button & jewelry event.
Glass Cactus at the Gaylord Texan Resort
Smash Mouth Live in Concert
Grapevine Opry at the Palace Arts Center
May 24, 7:30 p.m.
Art & Clay on Barton
Join local artists during Main Street Days to create a bowl - either thrown, hand-built or paint a bisque bowl to donate to the annual "Empty Bowls" fundraiser. Trinity Ceramics is donating the clay and owner/artist, Betty Monette, is providing the bisque bowls and glazes. Donations will be accepted to offset expenses. The goal is to create 200 bowls.
Main Street Days
Day Package $5
- One Main Street Days one-day pass
Weekend Package $20
- One Main Street Days all weekend pass
Family Package $44
- Four Main Street Days one-day pass
Cross Timbers Winery
Cross Timbers Winery provides an award winning combination of Blush, Merlot, Chardonnay, and Cabernet Sauvignon.
They also features wines from Grapevine's Sister Cities in Parras, Mexico and Krems, Austria.
The Mexican wines are from Casa Madero, which is the oldest winery in all of North and South America. It was founded in 1597 and is now over 400 years old. Their wines are classic and sold mainly in Europe. Cross Timbers carries their Chardonnay, Melot, and Cabernet Sauvignon.
From the "Winzer Krems" Cross Timbers carries the Riesling and the Gruner Veltiner - European dry white wine and a Zweigelt as well. The Winzer Krems is operated by the city of Krems and is supported by hundreds of wine growers from the region.
Enjoy these great wines on the Main Street Days Wine Shuttle Trail running from Saturday 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. and Sunday 12 p.m. - 5 p.m. May 17 & 18, 2008.
View all Grapevine Wineries
All Aboard the Grapevine Vintage Railroad!
National Train Day
Help celebrate National Train Day at the Grapevine Depot. Free fun for the whole family including Live Music, Old West Gunfight, Hobo Bob, Spike Driving Contests, Model Railway, Pictures with Puffy, Raffles for Cab Rides, Engineer and Conductor for a Day, Free Coach Tours,Blacksmith Demonstrations,and much, much more.
Mothers Day Special
Main Street Days Festival Flyers
· $15.00 Children 3-12Package includes:
· Round-trip train ticket • Festival admission
· 2 free Carnival ride tickets
· 20% off coupon for Festival Store merchandiseSpecial overnight Main Street Days Hotel Packages