It's already August so make the most of the final days of summer vacation! Here are some of the top things to do this month in Grapevine.
Outdoor Activities in Grapevine
When you visit Grapevine, you can't miss seeing and appreciating the jewel that is Lake Grapevine. This 8,000-acre recreational lake, provides a one-stop-shop for all your water based activities, from boating and wind surfing, to water-skiing and fishing. For nature lovers and bikers, there are more than 26 miles of both paved and unpaved trails for you to explore throughout Grapevine. Other outdoor activities include golfing and camping. And for something really different, you can rent a Segway and take a ride around the Lake.
Catch this month's classic movies at Palace Theatre
Palace Theatre screenings of classic summer film favorites wraps up the month of July with a showing of "The Princess Bride," on July 30. On August 5, come see the original "Grease," starring Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta. Get in the mood and dress up like Danny or Sandy, and you'll get a small popcorn for free and the chance to win a special gift for the ‘best dressed couple.'
Innovations in Building and Design at Sunbelt Builders Show 2016
One of North America's largest building industry events, the Sunbelt Builders Show, comes to Grapevine August 3-4 at the Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center. With more than 200 exhibit booths on display, come look, mingle and learn the latest innovations in the world of single and multi-family building construction, including new ideas in remodeling and land development.
For Foodies and Locavores: Grapevine Farmers Market
Find the freshest in local vegetables and fruits every Thursday, Friday and Saturday through October 15 at the outdoor Grapevine Farmers Market. Stop by for seasonal specials like Pecos Cantaloupe, along with fresh artisanal breads and much more. Open 8 a.m.- 4 p.m. at the Town Square Gazebo.
SummerFest Continues at Gaylord Texan
Now through September 5, experience the world of Alice in Wonderland with a 4D adventure through a vortex tunnel, complete with lights, 3D artwork and more. 3D glasses provided.
30th Annual GrapeFest, presented by Bank of the West
Did you know that Grapevine is home to the largest wine festival in the southwest? All the more reason to purchase your tickets to the 30th Annual GrapeFest, presented by Bank of the West, September 15, 16, 17 & 18. This four-day festival is your opportunity to sample premium Texas wines, featured wines from California's Central Coast and Australia's Barrassa Valley. You can also listen to live music and participate in a range of fun activities such as GrapeStomp, Champagne Terrace and The People's Choice Wine Tasting Classic. There's something for everyone, including KidsWorld for children and tennis and golf tournaments.
Check out our calendar of events for even more fun things to do in Grapevine during the month of August.