On February 14 and 15, experience Grapevine's Sweetheart Wine Trail. Participants receive three wine tastings at each participating winery tasting room, a large souvenir wine glass and food samplings. Tickets are $40 per person in advance; $45 at the door and the event is held from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. both days. Ticket and wine glass pick-up location will be specified on online ticket confirmation. Participating wineries include Cross Timbers Winery, D'Vine Wine, Homestead Winery, Messina Hof Grapevine Winery, Sloan & Williams Winery, Su Vino Winery and Umbra Winery. To purchase tickets, visit www.grapevinewinerytrail.com. And if you can't make the Sweetheart Wine Trail, take a wine excursion with Grapevine Wine Tours, featuring daily stops at three Grapevine winery tasting rooms. This fun activity includes lunch or dinner and sightseeing throughout Historic Downtown Grapevine. Itineraries are rotated daily. To book your tour, visit www.grapevinewinetours.com.
Wine, dine and dance the night away with your Valentine at Messina Hof Grapevine Winery's five-course, wine-paired gourmet Valentine's dinner, Saturday, February 14. Enjoy live music, award-winning Messina Hof wines, a delicious dinner and dancing. Cocktail hour begins at 6 p.m. and the first course is served at 7 p.m. Tickets are $125 per person. Seating is limited. For reservations, call 817-442-8463. For more information, visit www.messinahof.com/grapevine.Hop aboard to ride the rails on the Grapevine Vintage Railroad (GVRR) Saturday, February 14. On opening day of the Grapevine Vintage Railroad's 2015 season, ride the "Share the Love Train" to celebrate Valentine's Day. A portion of every ticket sold will be donated to charity. Riders will also have the opportunity to send the love by signing cards for servicemen and women, and each rider will receive a special Grapevine Vintage Railroad bracelet. For more information, visit www.GVRR.com.
Stop into Dr. Sue's Chocolate and pick up some sweets for your sweetheart. In honor of Valentine's Day, Dr. Sue's Chocolate will release new flavors of truffles made from all natural dark chocolate. New flavors include Chocolate Caramel, Strawberry Habanero, Espresso, Fig and Double Dark. Dr. Sue's Chocolate will also have a limited supply of specialty chocolate truffles available for purchase including Lemon Mousse, Texas truffle and S'more truffle. Dr. Sue's Chocolate exists to inspire people to a more healthful lifestyle. As a physician and chocolatier, Dr. Sue realizes the importance of good dietary choices to support healthy living. Dr. Sue believes her all-natural dark chocolate offers a richly decadent, yet more healthful confection. For details, visit www.drsueschocolate.com.
Take in the special Valentine's show of "Missed Fortune" at Grapevine's Texas Star Dinner Theater, on Saturday, February 14. Guests will enjoy a unique evening with delicious upscale entrees, decadent desserts, a rose for every lady in attendance, and of course, a one-of-a-kind murder mystery comedy. This night of hilarious entertainment, good friends, and great food is available for only $79 per person. For tickets and more information, visit www.texasstardinnertheater.com.
Looking to add a little fire to your Valentine's celebration? Check out Vetro Glassblowing Studio's Hot Date Night on February 11, 12, 13 and 14. This unique Valentine experience features flaming cocktails, hors d'oeuvres and hot molten glass. Guests can create their very own Valentine heart or flower with the assistance of the professional glassblowers. Participants must be 21 and up. Cost is $195 per couple on February 11 and 12, and $225 per couple on February 13 and 14. Reservations are required. And if you're looking for a family-friendly Valentine's experience, head to Vetro Glassblowing Studio on February 6 and 7 to create a flower ($25) or heart ($40). No reservations are required and all ages are welcome. For more information, visit www.vetroartglass.com.
Celebrate Valentine's Day with your special someone with a four-course dinner at Main Street Bistro and Bakery. The flavorful menu features favorites including Tomato Basil Bisque, Cocoa Dusted Filet Mignon and Pierre's Famous Chocolate Truffle Heart. Enjoy fine dining, live music and a complimentary glass of champagne with your Valentine. The cost is $75 per person and reservations are required. Visit www.themainbakery.com or www.opentable.com for details and reservations.
Hop aboard the Tejas Charter Boat for the Valentine's Cruise on Lake Grapevine. Presented by Arispop, this romantic water adventure features a live band, a comedy performance, dancing, a three course dinner and more. Tickets are $149 per couple. Cruises will take place on Friday, February 13; Saturday, February 14 and Sunday, February 15. Availability is limited, so book your tickets now at www.arispop.com or call 972-514-4319.
Wine and dine your sweetheart at Chill Bar & Grill's Wine Pairing Dinner featuring Waterstone Wines from Napa Valley, California on Thursday, February 12, beginning at 6:30 p.m. Enjoy a four course meal prepared by Executive Chef Jeff Costa and live music featuring The James Hinds Band. Tickets are $60 per person and reservations are required. For details, contact Julia Sizemore at email@example.com or 817-310-6610.
On Saturday, February 14, bring your sweetheart to Grapevine's Palace Theatre to see "Love Me Tender" Valentine's Dinner and Show, starring Kraig Parker. Known as one of the world's foremost Elvis Presley tribute artists, Parker brings the looks and sounds of "The King" to audiences all over the world. Tickets are $55 and include dinner at 7:30 p.m., the show at 8:30 p.m. and a rose for every lady in attendance. Also at the Palace Theatre, see "Sleepless in Seattle" starring Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan on Friday, February 13 at 7:30 p.m. Bring in a same day receipt from a Grapevine restaurant to receive a free small popcorn. Visit www.palace-theatre.com for details.
Giddens Gallery of Fine Art is celebrating love and the love of art this February. On Saturday, February 7 from 6 p.m. - 9 p.m., bring your valentine and create a special memory by choosing original works of art from Giddens Gallery's large selection of Fine Art creations of more than 20 resident artists. Enjoy complimentary wine and chocolate, along with door prizes. The event is free. Visit www.giddensgallery.com for details.Delicious dishes for your romantic dining wishes can be found throughout Grapevine. Some suggested options include the Grapevine Epicentre's Bob's Steak & Chop House, Fireside Pies, Mi Dia and Winewood Grill. Other outstanding options include Boi Na Braza, Café Italia, Dino's Steak and Claw House, Farina's Winery & Café, Ferrari's Italian Villa, Mac's On Main, Mr. G's, Old Hickory Steakhouse and Silver Fox. With more than 200 restaurants, you're sure to find the perfect fit for your Valentine's Day taste and budget. For additional restaurants, visit www.GrapevineTexasUSA.com.
Pick up something special for your sweetheart this season at the boutiques and jewelry shops along Main Street in Historic Downtown Grapevine. A few suggested options include City Florist, Bermuda Gold & Silver, Crowned by Grace, ooh la la, Chic Boutique, Main Street Jewelry, Gourmet Apples, Legacy Cakes, Napoli's Italian Café and Confectionary, Main Street Bistro and Bakery, Grapevine Mills, Bass Pro Shops, Grapevine Towne Center and more.
Complete your romantic Grapevine getaway with a special package from one of Grapevine's hotels. To find the perfect hotel option to complete your romantic weekend, visit www.GrapevineTexasUSA.com and click on the Where To Stay tab.
For more information about Valentine's Day in Grapevine, call the Grapevine Convention & Visitors Bureau at 800-457-6338 or 817-410-3185 or visit www.GrapevineTexasUSA.com.