Splash into Summer in Historic Grapevine
From indoor and outdoor adventures to fine dining, shopping and a special
July 4th Fireworks Extravaganza, the city has something for everyone.
GRAPEVINE, TEXAS – (June 8, 2022) – This June, Grapevine Convention & Visitors Bureau is pleased to announce an exciting lineup of fun-filled summer events and activities for the whole family now through Labor Day in historic Grapevine, Texas.
Summertime in Grapevine features something for everyone, from indoor and outdoor adventures to fine dining, shopping, a July 4th Fireworks Extravaganza and much more. Visitors can splash into fun at the Grapevine Lake or at one of the area’s exceptional hotels like Gaylord Texan Resort’s SummerFest or Great Wolf Lodge’s indoor waterpark, meet colorful characters on the Grapevine Vintage Railroad, build a racecar 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’s history at Nash Farm or one of Grapevine’s Museums. Fine dining connoisseurs can enjoy summer evenings on Historic Main Street, home to European-style food hall Harvest Hall, family-owned dining establishments and seven award-winning winery tasting rooms, all against a backdrop of live music. Shopping enthusiasts can shop ’til they drop in Historic Downtown Grapevine, at Grapevine Mills, Grapevine Towne Center and Bass Pro Shops. Film and theatre buffs can discover zany characters and figure out “whodunnit” at the Texas Star Dinner Theater or take in a classic movie at the historic Palace Theatre. Whatever you choose, there’s something for everyone on a Summertime in Grapevine getaway!
Summer 2022 Highlights Include:
40th Annual July 4th Fireworks Extravaganza
The whole family can celebrate America’s birthday at the 40th Annual July 4th Fireworks Extravaganza, complete with spectacular fireworks set to patriotic music. Fireworks begin at 9:30 p.m. on July 4. Viewing locations are listed here and include some of Grapevine’s lakeside parks. Parking / entry fees may apply.
Fun in the Sun: Recreation at Grapevine Lake, Waterparks and More
Grapevine Lake is a center for boating, water-skiing, wind surfing, fishing and camping with a sprawling 8,000 acres. The lake is also one of the finest hiking and biking destinations in the Dallas/Fort Worth area with a beautiful rolling shoreline and more than nine miles of wilderness trails. Visitors can learn to surf, ride a stand-up paddleboard or take a tour with DFW Surf. Yoga enthusiasts can enjoy yoga on the lake with SUP Yoga. Scott’s Landing Marina, the largest marina on the lake, provides easy access to the main body of Grapevine Lake, and Silver Lake Marina is home to many charter companies that include Island Bound Adventures, Black Watch Sailing Charters and Sam’s Dock. Additionally, a visit to Grapevine isn’t complete without stopping by the area’s fun-filled waterparks. Great Wolf Lodge is the largest indoor waterpark in North Texas, with slides ranging from a six-story funnel to a kiddie version, wave pool, lazy river and more. Paradise Springs, Gaylord Texan Resort’s waterpark, includes a 10-acre outdoor pool complex, 6,000-square-foot family lagoon, giant water playhouse, 600-foot-long lazy river and multiple winding waterslides. Dove Waterpark offers two slides, a diving board, lily pad crossing and zero depth entry perfect for the littlest of swimmers. And the WhoaZone features an action-packed floating obstacle course and KidsZone (new for 2022) for ages 4-7. Too much for one day? With nearly 6,000 hotel rooms within 10 minutes of Historic Downtown Grapevine and great attractions, there’s always a place to stay.
Indoor Adventures, Shopping and Entertainment
Fill your summer with indoor fun as well! Grapevine Mills features 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 Theatres 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 Theatre has a lineup of Summer Movies and live performances you don’t want to miss. Families can learn more about historic Grapevine’s history at Nash Farm or one of Grapevine’s Museums.
About Grapevine, Texas
Historic Grapevine, Texas—centrally located between Dallas and Fort Worth—is the premiere go-to destination when planning a getaway or vacation in North Texas, providing 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. Unwind at one of the many award-winning winery tasting rooms, and rest easy at one of the city’s exceptional hotels, like Gaylord Texas Resort & Convention Center or Great Wolf Lodge, which features an indoor water park. Take advantage of recreation on Lake Grapevine as well as over nine miles of wilderness and biking trails. Hop aboard the Grapevine Vintage Railroad or experience late 19th century farm life at historic Nash Farm. Whether you enjoy indoor or outdoor activities, Grapevine has something for everyone. For more info, 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 meetings and leisure markets.