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Grapevine businesses having fun with the Eclipse!

MEDIA CONTACT
Josh Hernandez
Communications Coordinator
Grapevine Convention & Visitors Bureau
Office: 817.410.3523 Cell: 214.208.7566
jhernandez@grapevinetexasusa.com

EXPERIENCE THE TOTAL SOLAR ECLIPSE WITH A FUN-FILLED WEEKEND IN GRAPEVINE
This historic event offers umbraphiles and stargazers of all ages a chance to make lasting memories

GRAPEVINE, Texas (February 2, 2024) – Historic Grapevine is the place to be for the 2024 Total Solar Eclipse. Grapevine's prime location within the path of totality will give visitors an unmatched view of the celestial event. As the moon aligns perfectly with the sun, darkness will cover the city, creating an awe-inspiring atmosphere. Families can gather in Grapevine's parks, the Historic Main Street District or Historic Nash Farm to witness this extraordinary event and share the excitement with fellow eclipse enthusiasts.

To add to the ambience, themed music will be playing throughout the Historic Main Street District allowing guests to be fully immersed in this historic moment. Guests will also have the opportunity to take pictures with costumed galactic characters.

Many local businesses and eateries are also getting in on the fun. Several are offering galactic-themed food and drink items, allowing guests to immerse themselves in this experience. Some of those specials include:

  • Harvest Hall | Specialty Cocktail – Blackout Sour
  • Weinberger’s Deli | The Blackout Sandwich
  • Bacchus | Eclipse Burger, Nocturne Dessert & Specialty Cocktails: Man on the Moon, Inferno Sunset
  • Hotel Vin | Blackout Dinner, Black Glass Wine Tasting, Power Lunch/Viewing Party on the Wine Yard
  • Son of a Butcher | Solar Eclipse Shake, Galactic Slider

Grapevine is also offering a unique VIP Experience for this once-in-a-generation event. VIP access to Peace Plaza gives guests a front-row seat to live, themed music that amplifies the magic of the moment. Enjoy delicious food and drinks with a $60 card to use at Harvest Hall. VIP tickets also include a swag bag valued at $275 filled with exclusive eclipse souvenirs. Secure your spot now and witness the eclipse in unforgettable style. Tickets are selling fast so get yours now at grapevinetexasusa.com/eclipse, as space is limited.

Grapevine Vintage Railroad will offer a one-hour excursion the day of the eclipse at 9:50 a.m. For those looking to kick off the festivities early, head to Historic Nash Farm! On Friday, April 5, an Eclipse Party will be held where guests can learn about safe, historic ways to view eclipses while also learning how those methods have improved over the years.

Visitors will even get to experience a hands-on, craft-making session where they will learn to make a pinhole camera while enjoying party games and eclipse stories.

While in Grapevine, get the best views in town from the Grapevine Main Observation Tower. View Historic Downtown Grapevine and Lake Grapevine from 150 feet in the air while watching planes land at DFW International Airport.

Make this historic event a weekend getaway to Grapevine and enjoy world-class hotels, attractions, dining, locally-owned boutiques, winery tasting rooms and more. Find everything to plan your visit at GrapevineTexasUSA.com.

 

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