GVRR Special Events



With so many fun and exciting special events, you will want to experience the Grapevine Vintage Railroad over and over!

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Witches Brew Train

WITCHES BREW TRAIN

- October 29, 2021
- Admission: $39

Get in the spirit of Halloween at this special event, featuring hors d’oeuvres and local craft brew served in a souvenir mug. Costumes are strongly encouraged. Don’t forget to take a tour through the Haunted depot.

All Trains Are Full

 

Trick R Treat Trains

TRICK 'R TREAT TRAINS

- October 30, 2021
- Admission: $16 (Children that have celebrated their first birthday will need a ticket)

A spooky treat for all ages!  Wear your costume and enjoy the Halloween season during this one-hour excursion.

Tickets now on sale

 

North Pole Express

NORTH POLE EXPRESS®, presented by Great Wolf Lodge and Trinity Metro TEXRail
- Nov. - Dec. 2021
- Admission: $35-40

Put on your best Christmas pajamas and take a magical journey to Santa's workshop! Your family won't soon forget this family-friendly excursion.

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Seasonal Excursion

AFTER CHRISTMAS TRAINS

- December 26, 27, 28, 29 and 30, 2021
- Admission: $18-26

Continue the Christmas spirit by hopping on our fully-decorated coaches. This holiday excursion is a great way to spend more time with the family! Travels to the Historic Fort Worth Stockyards Station and returns to Grapevine between 6:30 and 6:45 p.m.

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SWEETHEART TRAINS

- Feb. 2022
- Admission: TBD

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Grapevine Vintage Railroad. Make your own Valentine’s Day card on one of our family-friendly excursions or sample fine Texas wines on our wine train. All of our excursions will feature a soundtrack of love songs from the 1950s to present and a complementary rose for the ladies.

 

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TEXAS INDEPENDECE CELEBRATION

- Feb. 2022
- Admission: TBD

Celebrate Texas Independence Day in Historic Downtown Grapevine at the Cotton Belt Railroad Historic District. Experience special train excursions, the Hall of Texas History Exhibit, various historic activities and a Taste of Texas sampler plate, including Texas Chili, cornbread, and a cookie baked from an historic recipe.

 

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SPRING BREAK TRAINS

- March 2022
- Admission: TBD

2021 info: Come experience a day in the life of the railroad hobos.  Learn about the camp culture, communication symbols, the difference between a hobo and a bum, and the daily life of those who rode the rails looking for work.  Ticket price will include admission to the camp, participation in the activities and a ride onboard Grapevine Vintage Railroad.  Guests may purchase a hobo lunch of individually packaged food served in a bandana.

 

Kiss Me I'm Irish Express

KISS ME I'M IRISH EXPRESS

- March 17, 2022
- Admission: TBD

Don your green and celebrate the luck of the Irish at this annual event. Sample Irish-style food and taste local craft brews served in a souvenir mug.

 

 

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EASTER BUNNY ONE-HOUR TRAINS

- 2022 Dates TBD
- Admission: TBD

Hop onboard, meet the Easter Bunny and receive a delicious Easter treat on one of our eggs-citing family-friendly eggs-cursions.


 

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EASTER BONNET BRUNCH

- 2022 Date TBD
- Admission:TBD

Show off your Easter finery in our Easter Bonnet Parade before hopping on the train for a family friendly two-hour brunch excursion. Enter the parade for a chance to win an Easter Prize Basket.

 

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CHRISTMAS WINE TRAINS

- December 2, 9, and 16, 2021
- Admission: TBD (Adults 21-up only)

‘Tis the season for holiday cheer onboard Grapevine Vintage Railroad. Escape the hustle-and-bustle of the season inside beautifully decorated coaches. Your purchase includes assorted hors d’oeuvres and two complimentary glasses of fine Texas wine served in a souvenir wine glass. December 2: Starts from and returns to Stockyard’s Station in Fort Worth; December 9 and 16 starts and ends in Grapevine, Premier Class event.

 

Jazz Wine Trains

JAZZ WINE TRAIN

- April 2022
- Admission: TBD

Live jazz entertainment, assorted hors d’oeuvres, dessert, and a souvenir wine glass with wine tastings from Grapevine tasting rooms complete this trip back in time.

 

 

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MOTHER'S DAY CELEBRATION

- May 7-8, 2022
- Admission: TBD

Celebrate all of the important women in your life, especially your Mom, on our family-friendly Mother’s Day Trains.  Travel along the Historic Cotton Belt Route to the Historic Stockyards in Fort Worth, while spending some quality time with Mom.

 

 

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FATHER'S DAY EXCURSIONS

- June 2022
- Admission: TBD

Honor dear ol’ Dad with one of our Father’s Day Excursions. Dads receive one (1) complimentary hot dog and soda, plus make your own Father's Day card.

 

 

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WOMEN'S SUFFRAGE VICTORY TRAIN

- August 2022
-Admission: TBA

Raise your voice and show your support in celebrating the ratification of the 19th Amendment, permitting women to vote legally in federal elections. Dress in your finest suffragist clothing and listen to the stories of those who fought to secure this powerful and important right for all women. There will not be a Great Train Heist on these dates.

Day Out With Thomas

DAY OUT WITH THOMAS

- 2022 Dates TBA
- Admission: TBA

Take a special ride with Thomas the Tank EngineTM complete with storytelling, live music, Sir Topham Hatt and more!