Texas Independence Celebration One-Hour Train Excursions

Grapevine Vintage Railroad
Cotton Belt Railroad Historic District
705 S. Main St.
Saturday, March 5-6, 2022
Times: TBA

Admission:     
First Class, Touring Class, Economy Class: TBA

Tickets can also be purchased by calling us at +1.817.410.3185 or at the Historic Cotton Belt Depot the day of the event.

Your Texas Independence Celebration One-Hour Train experience includes:

  • Taste of Texas sampler, which includes:
    • One (1) 4-ounce serving of Texas-style chili;
      • Toppings: shredded cheese, diced red onions and tortilla chips;
    • One (1) piece of cornbread;
    • One (1) cookie from a historic recipe baked at Nash Farm
  • Activity Postcard. Activities are located at buildings throughout the Cotton Belt Railroad Historic District;
  • Commemorative Texas ribbon

Commemorate Texas Independence Day in Historic Downtown Grapevine at the Cotton Belt Railroad Historic District. The Grapevine Historical Society and Grapevine Vintage Railroad invite you to experience special train excursions, the Hall of Texas History Exhibit, various historic activities, and an artisanal fair. A Texas Independence Celebration will kick things off, before guests board the train. Once onboard, the fanfare continues with activities and entertainment spotlighting the history of Texas Independence. Guests can purchase individual tickets for the activities inside the Historic Cotton Belt Depot, Section Foreman House, Grapevine Tin Shop at the Bragg House and Millican’s Blacksmith Shop. Round out your day by visiting the resident artists located in the Cotton Belt Railroad Historic District and taking a stroll down Grapevine’s bustling Historic Main Street. While admission to the District is free, participation in the train excursions requires a ticket.

Parking:

  • 705 S. Main St. – Historic Cotton Belt Depot – FREE (ADA Accessible);
  • 636 S. Main St. – Grapevine Convention & Visitors Bureau parking Lot – FREE (ADA Accessible);
  • 255 E. Dallas Rd. – Grapevine Main Parking Garage – Free for first 90 minutes; $1 per every additional hour (ADA Accessible);
  • Additional parking available throughout Historic Downtown Grapevine

Boarding will begin at the Historic Cotton Belt Depot. The train will leave PROMPTLY – rain or shine. Please arrive at least 30 minutes prior to final boarding call and check-in at the depot for seat assignments prior to boarding.

Seating is assigned upon check-in. All groups must check in at the same time to ensure that they are seated together in the same coach. Groups include other parties that you wish to sit by. Changes cannot be made in seating assignments after boarding passes are issued.

Should you have additional questions, please call us at +1.817.410.3185 or email us at least 24 hours prior to your ticketed event.

All tickets purchased are non-refundable. Missed trains will not be refunded.

Minors under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian on all Grapevine Vintage Railroad excursions.
 

Can't Find Your Confirmation Email?

Please note, you will receive a confirmation email from Grapevine TicketLine [grapevine@events2email.com] after your purchase, and a separate reminder email from the Grapevine Convention & Visitors Bureau [donotreply@events2email.com] 24 hours prior to your event. We recommend checking your spam folder if you do not receive these emails in your inbox.

Should you have additional questions, please email us at VisitorInfo@GrapevineTexasUSA.com or call us at +1.817.410.3185 at least 24 hours prior to your ticketed event.