July 4th in Grapevine

From fireworks to Nash Farm to grape stomping and more, Grapevine is the place to be to celebrate America's birthday!

On Monday, July 4th, Grapevine celebrates in true patriotic style with the 34th Annual July 4th Fireworks Extravaganza. This 26-minute fireworks spectacular begins at 9:30 p.m. This year's show is set to be the biggest one ever and will take place at Oak Grove Park.

Step into the world of 65 million+ years ago and Be the Dinosaur inside the air conditioned Grand Gallery. This groundbreaking exhibit is a fusion of state-of-the-art video game technology and traditional exhibits, featuring full-size dinosaur bones, a paleontology field station, a Safari Jeep and more. Visitors of all ages can enter into the largest and most complex restoration of an extinct ecosystem ever created.

Before the fireworks, hop aboard the Grapevine Vintage Railroad's Independence Day Train. On Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday, celebrate the holiday on the 1 p.m. route to the Fort Worth Stockyards featuring the Great Train Robberies' group of outlaws and deputies. This route returns to Grapevine at approximately 5:45 p.m. Also on Friday, riders can enjoy the T-Rex Express departing at 10 a.m. This one hour continuous ride is perfect for younger guests. Or hop aboard in the Stockyards for the Trinity River Run at 2:45 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday with an approximate return to the Stockyards at 3:45 p.m. More information

Head out to Grapevine's Nash Farm to enjoy the First Fridays at the Farm series Keeping Cool event on July 1 from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Experience how early Texans would keep cool during the hot days of summer. Take part in making hand-cranked ice cream, watermelon seed spitting contest, water bucket relay and more. Participation fee is $3 per person and Nash Farm is handicap accessible. Participation fee may be paid online or during the event. No concessions will be available. More information

Enjoy some free family fun with Alice and her friends at "Picturing Wonderland: Sir John Tenniel's Illustrations for the Alice Books" Exhibit, open in Grapevine's Tower Gallery. Visitors will be able to view several of Sir John Tenniel's illustrations that brilliantly complemented Lewis Carroll's text for Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (1865) and Through the Looking Glass and What Alice Found There (1871). The exhibition is free and will be open Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. and Sunday Noon - 5 p.m. from June 10 through September 28. More information


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Signature Events

Claws at SEA LIFE Grapevine Aquarium

through April 22, 2017
Time: See website for details
Experience some of the world's crabbiest creatures this Earth Day, April 22 with the opening of Claws at SEA LIFE Grapevine Aquarium! The ...more›

Frugal Farm Wife

October 21, 2016
Venue: Nash Farm
Time: From: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Admission: $3 per person
Click here to register for this event.  Visit Nash Farm and experience stepping into a 19th century home while witnessing the ...more›

International Sister City Art Show

October 1-31, 2016
Time: Monday - Friday: 9 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Saturday: 10 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. Sunday: noon - 5 p.m.
Admission: Free
Featuring works of art by students from Grapevine's Sister Cities, Parras de la Fuente, Mexico; West Lothian, Scotland and Krems, Austria, this ...more›

Texas Star Dinner Theater, "Oil's Well That Ends Well"

through November 12, 2016
Time: From: 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Admission: 59.95 per person
Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Friday, Saturday
Welcome, dear guests, to the wake of Derrick Von Spindletop. Our town's tolerable business investor and oil tycoon was found dead in his ...more›


Date Night Under the Stars

October 21, 2016
Time: 7:30pm-9:30pm
Messina Hof Grapevine
Admission: FREE
This event is free and open to the public. Messina Hof will have their Friday Date Night special of hand crafted sparkling wine cocktails for ...more›

Food Truck & Live Music in the GCB Beer Garden

Time: From: 5:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Admission: Free Admission
Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Friday, Saturday
Make your way to the Taproom & Beer Garden at Grapevine Craft Brewery for great beers, food trucks and LIVE MUSIC from great local artists ...more›

Pastel National Art Show

October 1-31, 2016
Time: 10am - 5pm daily
Recurrence: Recurring daily
PSSW National Art Show will be availble for viewing at the Tower Gallery, 636 South Main Street during the month of October. Event is free and ...more›

Pumpkin Help-Create Events

October 7-28, 2016
Time: 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Admission: $55
Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Friday
At Vetro Glassblowing Studio and Gallery in historic downtown Grapevine, pumpkin carving takes on a unique twist with the help of professional ...more›

Save the '28, A Grapevine Tradition Worth Saving

October 21, 2016
Time: 5:00pm, 7:00pm
Fire Station #1
Admission: $25
HELP US SAVE A GRAPEVINE TRADITION! Join the Grapevine Citizens' Fire Academy Alumni at our inaugural fundraising dinner! Outback Steakhouse ...more›

The Night of the Hunter

October 21, 2016
Time: Starting: 7:30 PM
Admission: $6.00
The Night of the Hunter (1955) Starring Robert Mitchum, Shelley Winters & Lillian Gish APP, 92 minutes A religious fanatic marries a ...more›

Velcro Pygmies

October 21, 2016
Time: 8:00pm-2:00am
Admission: $10 Cover
Velcro Pygmies are back with their top 80s hits and high energy performance to keep you out on the dance floor all night long! more›