Experience Magical Moments at the Palace Theatre

From country to classic Christmas, Grapevine is the place to be for all your holiday entertainment. Set in the beautifully restored Palace Theatre in Historic Downtown Grapevine, you'll delight at all of the spectacular Christmas music and movie offerings.

Christmas Concerts - With four diverse Christmas programs you can experience a little of everything. The Palace Arts Center is proud to welcome back The Texas Tenors as they sleigh ride back into Grapevine with their heartwarming and touching holiday concert. Returning favorites include Ricki Derek and his Ho, Ho, Ho Orchestra, Kraig Parker as Elvis, and Rocky Gribble with The Grapevine Opry's Christmas Show.

Classic Christmas Movies - Watch a classic Christmas movie in a historic theater downtown! See the experience of George Bailey in "It's A Wonderful Life" and after the movie, stroll Main Street and experience Grapevine's version of Bedford Falls.


Palace Theatre Christmas T-Shirts

Celebrate Christmas in style with the Palace Theatre Christmas t-shirt.
All Christmas shirt orders placed prior to November 16 will be available for pick-up on November 30.
Tickets ordered as add-ons to a movie will be available for pick-up the night of your movie.
Shirts available in both long sleeve and short sleeve in sizes Small - 3XL.
Order your shirt today!

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Live Concerts & Events at the Palace Theatre

The Texas Tenors

The Texas Tenors
Deep in the Heart of Christmas

December 11 at 7:30 p.m.
December 12 at 7:30 p.m.
December 13 at 2 (13 tickets left) & 7:30 p.m.
December 14 at 7:30 p.m.
December 15 at 2 (19 tickets left) & 7:30 p.m.
Reserved Seating
Tickets $44
Groups (20+) $38

The Palace Arts Center is proud to welcome back Emmy Award Winners and Billboard #1 Recording Artists The Texas Tenors as they sleigh ride back into Grapevine with their heartwarming and touching holiday concert "Deep in the Heart of Christmas!" From seasonal favorites like "O Holy Night" and "Joy to the World" to crowd pleaser The Righteous Brothers' "You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'" and original hit "Bootdaddy," The Texas Tenors bring a unique blend of music to the stage with thrilling harmonies and award winning arrangements. Last year they celebrated the season with the nation performing at the National Tree Lighting in Washington, DC., now they are here to celebrate Christmas with you!

From Bruno Mars to Puccini, Marcus Collins, John Hagen and JC Fisher treat audiences to a unique blend of country, classical, broadway and current pop music. They use breathtaking vocals, humor and a touch of cowboy charm to create an unforgettable live show.

The Texas Tenors have also used their talent beyond concert halls. They have been featured entertainers on NBC’s The Today Show, Hallmark’s Home and Family and The 28th Annual Cinematheque Awards honoring Matthew McConaughey, to name a few. Other notable performances have included NBA games, the PBR World Championships in Las Vegas and a variety of charity events. John, Marcus and JC are always ready to give back and promote awareness for organizations near and dear to their hearts including The Child Fund International, Homes for our Troops and The Mission Project.

Purchase your The Texas Tenor tickets
Download a group ticket form for The Texas Tenors

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A Merry Little Christmas Show with Ricki Derek

December 1 at 8 p.m.
Reserved Seating
Tickets $32/$27
Groups (20+) $27/$22

Keeping Frank Sinatra’s music and style alive for the past 20 years has always been important to Ricki Derek and it shows in every performance he does whether it’s with his trio, the Vegas Six, on up to his 16-piece Big Band and 24-piece orchestra. One of his most celebrated shows throughout the year is his “A Merry Little Christmas Show,” which has become a tradition for many. In its 10th year, this holiday musical experience includes affectionate nods to the past with its lush orchestrations backed by Ricki’s Ho, Ho, Ho Orchestra and its feel-good approach to the most wonderful time of the year. Ricki grew up watching the Christmas specials with Frank, Dean and Bing and loved them so much he wanted to recreate that feeling with his live shows. The show has all your favorite holiday tunes and features some very special guests. It’s a wonderful way to get you swinging into the holidays.

Purchase your A Merry Little Christmas Show tickets
Download a group ticket form to see Ricki Derek

Kraig Parker 2018 Christmas

An Elvis Kind of Christmas
starring Kraig Parker and
the Royal Tribute Band

Sunday, December 2 at 4 p.m.
Reserved Seating
Tickets $40/$30/$25*
Groups (20+) $25/$20*
Kids (Under 12) $15*

Kraig Parker returns with his new show, "An Elvis Kind of Christmas," that promises to put you in the holiday spirit and offers something for the entire family. Parker, backed by his 10-piece Royal Tribute Band, continues to sell out venues around the country with his authentic tribute to Elvis Presley. His looks, moves, voice and charisma will take you back to the golden years of rock and roll. This show brings to life many favorite songs of Christmas mixed with classic hits of the King. Rumor has it there might even be a visit from Santa. Don't miss this opportunity to ring in the Christmas season with this show that sells out every year. Elvis has not left the building! 

*First three rows ($40) are not eligible for any discounted rates. Kids rate not included in group discount.

Purchase your An Elvis Kind of Christmas tickets
Download a group ticket form to see Kraig Parker

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Rocky Gribble presents
A Grapevine Opry Christmas

Saturday, December 8 at 7:30 p.m.
Reserved Seating (5 single seats left)
Tickets $25
Groups (20+) $20

We all have traditions but those associated with our most beloved holiday of the year carry special meaning. This year will mark the 31st year of Grapevine Opry Christmas shows at the Palace Theatre so it’s only natural that Rocky Gribble’s show continues the tradition. A Grapevine Opry Christmas is filled with holiday music, both new and old, and offers an incredible yuletide experience for our fans. Whether you are one of our faithful followers or, by chance, discover the show for the first time, you’ll find that the show never fails to illustrate the full story Christmas – and may possibly inspire a new holiday tradition for you and your family. And remember, sun or snow, there is always a Christmas celebration in store at A Grapevine Opry Christmas.

Purchase your A Grapevine Opry Christmas tickets
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Home Alone PAC movie
PG, 103 minutes
Saturday, November 24 at 7:30 p.m.
Starring: Macauley Culkin, Joe Pesci & Daniel Stern
Directed by John Hughes

An eight-year-old troublemaker must protect his house from a pair of burglars when he is accidentally left home alone by his family during Christmas vacation.

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NR, 86 minutes
Friday, November 30 at 7:30 p.m.
Starring: Alastair Sims, Jack Warner & Kathleen Harrison
Directed by Brain Desmond Hurst

An old, bitter miser is given a chance for redemption when he is haunted by three ghosts on Christmas Eve.

Christmas Story
PG, 94 minutes
Monday, December 3 at 7 p.m.
Sunday, December 16 at 7 p.m.
Wednesday, December 19 at 2 p.m.

Starring: Peter Billingsley, Melinda Dillon & Darren McGavin
Directed by Bob Clark

In the 1940s, a young boy named Ralphie attempts to convince his parents, his teacher and Santa that a Red Ryder BB gun really is the perfect Christmas gift.

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APP, 100 minutes
Wednesday, December 5 at 7 p.m.
Starring: Bing Crosby, Fred Astaire & Marjorie Reynolds
Directed by Mark Sandrich

At an inn which is only open on holidays, a crooner and a hoofer vie for the affections of a beautiful up-and-coming performer.

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NR, 120 minutes
Friday, December 7 at 7 p.m.
Tuesday, December 18 at 2 p.m.
Tuesday, December 18 at 7 p.m.
Friday, December 21 at 2 p.m.
Saturday, December 22 at 7 p.m.

Starring: Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye & Rosemary Clooney
Directed by Michael Curtiz

A successful song-and-dance duo become romantically involved with a sister act and team up to save the failing Vermont inn of their former commanding general.

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 (1947) NR, 96 minutes
Sunday, December 9 at 7 p.m.
Monday, December 17 at 7 p.m.

Starring: Edmund Gwenn, Maureen O’Hara & John Payne
Directed by George Seaton

When a nice old man, who claims to be Santa Claus, is institutionalized as insane, a young lawyer decides to defend him by arguing in court that he is the real thing.

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PG, 130 minutes
Monday, December 10 at 7 p.m.
Wednesday, December 19 at 7 p.m.
Thursday, December 20 at 2 p.m.
Thursday, December 20 at 7 p.m.
Friday, December 21 at 7 p.m.
Sunday, December 23 at 7 p.m.

Starring: James Stewart, Donna Reed & Lionel Barrymore
Directed by Frank Capra

An angel is sent from Heaven to help a desperately frustrated businessman by showing him what life would have been like if he had never existed.

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Saturday, December 22 at 2 p.m.
Saturday, December 22 at 4 p.m.
Sunday, December 23 at 2 p.m.

A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS (1965) G, 25 minutes
Repelled by the commercialism he sees around him, Charlie Brown tries to find the true meaning of Christmas.
A grumpy hermit hatches a plan to steal Christmas from the Whos of Whoville.