Dive into summer in Historic Grapevine – The Gilmer Mirror
From indoor and outdoor adventures to dining, shopping and a special offer
July 4 Fireworks Extravaganza, the city has something for everyone.
VINE, TEXAS – (June 8, 2022) – This June, the Grapevine Convention & Visitors Bureau is pleased to announce an exciting lineup of fun summer events and activities for the whole family leading up to Labor Day in historic Grapevine, Texas .
Summer in Grapevine offers something for everyone, from indoor and outdoor adventures to fine dining, shopping, 4th of July fireworks and more. Visitors can have fun at Grapevine Lake or one of the area’s standout hotels like Gaylord Texan Resort’s SummerFest or Great Wolf Lodge’s indoor water park, meet colorful characters on the Grapevine Vintage Railroad, build a car racing at LEGOLAND® Discovery Center, get up close and personal with creatures of the deep at SEA LIFE Grapevine Aquarium, explore imagination at Peppa Pig World of Play and learn about Grapevine history at Nash Farm or one of the museums in grapevine. Food connoisseurs can enjoy summer evenings on Historic Main Street, home to the European-style Harvest Hall food hall, family restaurants and seven award-winning tasting rooms, all set to live music. Shopping enthusiasts can shop till they drop in historic downtown Grapevine, Grapevine Mills, Grapevine Towne Center and Bass Pro Shops. Film buffs and cinephiles can learn about wacky characters and understand whodunnit at the Texas Star Dinner Theater or catch a classic movie at the historic Palace Theater. Whatever you choose, there’s something for everyone on a Summertime in Grapevine getaway!
Summer 2022 highlights include:
40e annual 4th of julye Fireworks show
The whole family can celebrate America’s birthday at the 40th Annual 4th of July Fireworks Show, featuring spectacular fireworks displays set to patriotic music. The fireworks begin at 9:30 p.m. on July 4. Viewing locations are listed here and include some of the Grapevine Lakeside Parks. Parking/entrance fees may apply.
Fun in the Sun: Recreation at Grapevine Lake, Water Parks and More
Grapevine Lake is a center for boating, water skiing, windsurfing, fishing, and camping with an expanse of 8,000 acres. The lake is also one of the Dallas/Fort Worth area’s finest hiking and biking destinations with a beautiful rolling shoreline and over nine miles of wilderness trails. Visitors can learn to surf, stand-up paddle or take a ride with DFW Surf. Yoga lovers can enjoy yoga on the lake with SUP Yoga. Scott’s Landing Marina, the lake’s largest marina, offers easy access to the main body of Grapevine Lake, and Silver Lake Marina is home to many charter companies, including Island Bound Adventures, Black Watch Sailing Charters, and Sam’s Dock. Plus, a visit to Grapevine isn’t complete without stopping at the area’s fun water parks. Great Wolf Lodge is the largest indoor water park in North Texas, with slides ranging from a six-story funnel to a kids’ version, a wave pool, a lazy river and more. Paradise Springs, the Gaylord Texan Resort’s water park, features a 10-acre outdoor pool complex, a 6,000-square-foot family-friendly lagoon, a giant water game room, a 600-foot-long lazy river, and multiple winding slides. Dove Water Park features two slides, a diving board, a lily pad crossing and a zero-depth entry perfect for the littlest swimmers. And the WhoaZone features an action-packed floating obstacle course and KidsZone (new for 2022) for ages 4-7. Too much for a day? With nearly 6,000 hotel rooms within 10 minutes of historic downtown Grapevine and great attractions, there’s always somewhere to stay.
Indoor adventures, shopping and entertainment
Fill your summer with indoor fun too! Grapevine Mills offers 1.8 million square feet of shopping with 180 stores to explore. Enjoy attractions such as LEGOLAND® Discovery Center, SEA LIFE Grapevine Aquarium, Peppa Pig World of Play, various escape games, Round1 Bowling and Amusement, AMC Grapevine Mills 30 Dine-In Theaters and Rainforest Café. Families will also want to check out Main Event Grapevine, Corky’s Gaming Bistro, Daylight Golf, Texas Gun Experience and Crush It. Plus, the historic Palace Theater has a must-see lineup of summer movies and live shows. Families can learn about Grapevine’s historic history at Nash Farm or one of Grapevine’s museums.
About Grapevine, TX
Historic Grapevine, Texas, centrally located between Dallas and Fort Worth, is the premier must-visit destination when planning a North Texas getaway or vacation, offering guests a sophisticated escape from the big city. Step back in time on Historic Downtown Main Street and visit more than 80 charming shops, wineries, restaurants and artisans. Relax in one of the many award-winning winery tasting rooms and rest in one of the city’s exceptional hotels, like the Gaylord Texas Resort & Convention Center or the Great Wolf Lodge, which has a park indoor aquatic. Enjoy recreation on Grapevine Lake as well as over nine miles of wilderness trails and bike trails. Ride the Grapevine Vintage Railroad or experience late 19th-century farm life at historic Nash Farm. Whether you like indoor or outdoor activities, Grapevine has something for everyone. For more information, visit GrapevineTexasUSA.com.
About Grapevine Convention & Visitors Bureau
The Convention & Visitors Bureau acts as the promotional arm of the City of Grapevine and is responsible for actively selling, marketing, and publicizing Grapevine globally. The Bureau promotes the city’s hotels, meeting facilities, historic and family attractions, festivals and events, dining establishments and retail businesses to the group meeting and leisure markets.