GRAPEVINE, TEXAS (November 29, 2018) – Now through Sunday, December 23, Classic Christmas movies and live performances will entertain guests at the Historic Palace Theatre in Grapevine, the Christmas Capital of Texas®! Awaken big screen childhood memories or make new ones with your kids. Get your tickets now to experience seasonal favorites at this beloved historic venue. Grapevine’s Palace Theatre is located at 300 S. Main St. in Historic Downtown Grapevine.
“A Merry Little Christmas Show with Ricki Derek” is one of Derek’s most anticipated shows of the year and has become a tradition for many. In its 10th year, this holiday musical experience includes affectionate nods to the past with its lush orchestrations backed by Ricki’s Ho, Ho, Ho Orchestra and its feel-good approach to the most wonderful time of the year. Ricki grew up watching the Christmas specials featuring Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Bing Crosby and loved them so much he wanted to recreate that feeling with his live shows. The show has all your favorite holiday tunes and features some very special guests. It’s a wonderful way to get you swinging into the holidays. Tickets start at $27. Saturday, December 1 at 8 p.m.
“An Elvis Kind of Christmas Starring Kraig Parker & the Royal Tribute Band” promises to put you in the holiday spirit and offers something for the entire family. Parker, backed by his 10-piece Royal Tribute Band, continues to sell out venues around the country with his authentic tribute to Elvis Presley. His looks, moves, voice and charisma will take you back to the golden years of rock and roll. This show brings to life many favorite songs of Christmas mixed with classic hits of the King. Rumor has it there may even be a visit from Santa. Don't miss this opportunity to ring in the Christmas season with this soon-to-sell-out show. Tickets start at $25. Kids 12 and under, $15. Sunday, December 2 at 4 p.m.
This year marks the 31st year of Grapevine Opry Christmas shows at the Palace Theatre so it’s only natural that Rocky Gribble presents “A Grapevine Opry Christmas” continues the tradition. We all have traditions but those associated with our most beloved holiday of the year carry special meaning. “A Grapevine Opry Christmas” is filled with holiday music, both new and old, and offers an incredible yuletide experience. Whether you are a faithful follower or, discovering the show for the first time, you’ll find the show never fails to illustrate the full story of Christmas, and may possibly inspire a new holiday tradition for you and your family. And remember, sun or snow, there is always a Christmas celebration in store at “A Grapevine Opry Christmas.” Tickets $25. Saturday, December 8 at 7:30 p.m.
The Texas Tenors in “Deep in the Heart of Christmas” bring to life seasonal favorites like "O Holy Night" and "Joy to the World" to The Righteous Brothers' crowd pleaser "You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'" and their original hit "Bootdaddy." With a unique blend of music with thrilling harmonies and award-winning arrangements, The Texas Tenors celebrated last year’s season by performing at the National Tree Lighting in Washington, D.C. Now they are in Grapevine to celebrate Christmas with you! Tickets are $44.
- December 11, 7:30 p.m.;
- December 12, 7:30 p.m.;
- December 13, 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.;
- December 14, 7:30 p.m.; and
- December 15, 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
See Classic Christmas Movies this season. Tickets are $6 each. Movies include:
- A Christmas Carol (1951), November 30 at 7:30 p.m.;
- A Christmas Story (1983), December 3 and 16 at 7 p.m. and December 19 at 2 p.m.;
- Holiday Inn (1942), December 5 at 7 p.m.;
- White Christmas (1954), December 7, 18 and 22 at 7 p.m. and December 18 and 21 at 2 p.m.;
- Miracle on 34th Street (1947), December 9 and 17 at 7 p.m.;
- It’s a Wonderful Life (1946), December 10, 19, 20, 21 and 23 at 7 p.m. and December 20 at 2 p.m.; and
- A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965), December 22 and 23 at 2 p.m. and December 22 at 4 p.m.
Tickets can be purchased at Palace-Theatre.com or by calling 817-410-3100. For a full list of Christmas events, please call 817-410-3185 or visit GrapevineTexasUSA.com/Christmas.