Top Things to Do in Grapevine This May


Make your way to Grapevine this May for family-friendly events and experiences—from our 38th Annual Main Street Fest: A Craft Brew Experience to SEA LIFE Grapevine’s Mermaid Encounters, unique Mother’s Day celebrations, live concerts, and more. With so much happening in Grapevine this month, you’ll be tempted to stay awhile.

38th Annual Main Street Fest – A Craft Brew Experience
May 20 - 22

The magic of Main Street Fest is coming back better than ever! We can't wait to welcome you and your family for three fun-filled days of breathtaking street performances, live music, artisan and marketplace vendors, craft brew and wine pavilions, and the Craft Brew Garden, featuring 75 brews from over 30 breweries in Texas and across the United States.

Purchase tickets today!

Red Trouser performers with torches

Meet a Mermaid at SEA LIFE Grapevine Aquarium
Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays in May

It’s MerMAY at SEA LIFE Grapevine Aquarium! Meet a mermaid on dry land and watch them swim among sharks, turtles, rays and more.

Mermaids swimming in tank at SEALIFE

Celebrate Mom on The Special Mother’s Day Trains
May 7 - 8

Celebrate Mom on our family-friendly Mother’s Day Trains. Travel along the Historic Cotton Belt Route to Historic Stockyards Station in Fort Worth while spending some quality time with Mom. Each mom will receive a rose and a special gift.

rose laid on train tracks

Mother’s Day Elvis Gospel Brunch Starring Kraig Parker
Sunday, May 8
12 p.m.

Show mom how much you love her on her special day by bringing her to Kraig Parker’s popular Elvis Gospel Brunch. Tickets include a delicious brunch, a rose presented to each lady and Parker’s inspiring two-hour gospel performance. This special annual event sells out early so purchase your tickets now.

Grapevine Food Tours
Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays

Treat Mom to a unique food tour in Grapevine featuring the very best of food, wine, chocolate, craft cocktails and so much more.

Watch a Vintage Baseball Game at Nash Farm
Saturday, May 1
5 p.m.

Enjoy an evening exposition 1860s baseball game on the Farm. See how baseball was different in the 19th century, cheer on the teams, and enjoy popcorn and lemonade.

Man playing baseball in vintage uniform

Also happening at Nash Farm in May . . .

Sheep to Shawl
Friday, May 6
10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Have you ever wondered how clothes are made? Come to Nash Farm and learn how fleece is processed into marketable goods (and visit with some adorable lambs)!

1920s Cloche Hat Workshop
Saturday, May 21
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Make your very own Cloche Hat to wear at Nash Farm’s Annual 1920s Ice Cream Social on July 9.

Enjoy Live Music at Grapevine Main LIVE!
7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Join us for the last two concerts in the Grapevine Main LIVE! music series. Located on the Plaza directly outside of Harvest Hall, guests can enjoy food from six chef-inspired global kitchens as well as specialty crafted cocktails.

· Jon Stork, Texas Country (Friday, May 6)

· Hayden McBride, Texas Country (Friday, May 13)

A singer singing into a microphone with a guitar

Jazz Wine Train
Sunday, May 1

For an unforgettable experience, grab a friend or a date for jazz, wine and a trip back in time on Grapevine Vintage Railroad’s popular Jazz Wine Train. Ride 1920s Victorian coaches while listening to live onboard jazz entertainment and enjoying pairings of Grapevine wine and local hors d’oeuvres and desserts.

The Ultimate Eagles Experience: 7 Bridges Presented by Tribute Masters
Saturday, May 7
3 and 7 p.m.

Come to Grapevine’s Historic Palace Theatre and experience a stunningly accurate tribute to the music of the Eagles. A fan favorite for years, 7 Bridges provides an all-ages, family-friendly show weaved into a powerful rock-n-roll concert experience.

The Lone Star Elvis Festival
May 26 - 29

Come enjoy the 4th Annual Lone Star Elvis Contest with four days of Elvis music. Shows include professional tribute artists and contestants singing all of Elvis' classics. Elvis tribute artists will compete for the right to represent the Lone Star Elvis Festival in the Ultimate Elvis® Tribute Artist Contest™, Semi-Final during Elvis Week 2022.

Karen Burhans
Karen Burhans

Karen is the Marketing Research Manager for Visit Grapevine. A California native who now calls Grapevine home, Karen has a passion for family and community, and loves all things Grapevine, especially its people, lake and hiking trails.  Her favorite things to do are laugh and explore life with her two daughters, rescue dog, and Sun Conure.