Arts and Culture
Every year, Grapevine draws nearly 20 million visitors from local, regional, and global markets. The arts and culture on display here – from live music and performances to wine tasting events and gallery exhibitions – form a unique flavor that satisfies just about every palate. You can build your own adventure here in Grapevine:
- Find just about anything when you shop historic Main Street in the heart of our city
- Take a ride on an authentic Victorian Era steam engine at the Grapevine Vintage Railroad
- Gather for live music, dancing, and theater at the Palace Arts Center
- Dive into Texas wine culture when you sample award-winning wines, adventure along the Urban Wine Tour, and experience the largest wine festival in the Southwest during GrapeFest
Authentic Texas Charm
Whether you are a visual art connoisseur or a theater enthusiast, the charming arts and culture scene in Grapevine is thriving and offers a lot to discover. Grapevine offers authentic Texas charm that you can feel as you take a walk through the Historic Downtown streets. With various art galleries featuring artists engaged in glass blowing, blacksmith welding, and pottery design, you’re sure to walk away with a greater appreciation for the arts and a few souvenirs too.
An entertaining way to enjoy the historic downtown area of Grapevine is by taking a ride on the Grapevine Vintage Railroad, operated by the Fort Worth and Western Railroad. The Grapevine Vintage Railroad, located in the heart of Historic Downtown Grapevine, offers a unique experience on authentic 1920's Victorian coaches. Along with the traditional rides, the Grapevine Vintage Railroad offers other opportunities, such as wine and jazz music rides, and the family favorite, North Pole Express.
As the fifth largest wine-producing state in the U.S., one of the many hidden gems of Grapevine is the array of gorgeous wineries it possesses. Who knew that just minutes from Dallas, you could surround yourself in wineries with award-winning wines, partake in GrapeFest, the largest wine festival in the Southwest, and take an adventure along the Urban Wine Trail.
Whether you wish to see a live music, dance, or theater performance, the Palace Arts Center is the place for live entertainment at the heart of Historic Downtown Grapevine. On most weekends, performers light up the Palace Arts stage, bringing fabulous entertainment to Historic Downtown Grapevine. Shows include The Grapevine Opry Reunion Shows and local and regional artists performing throughout the year. The Palace Arts Center also collaborates with many art, culinary, and public events, such as New Vintage Wine & Gallery Trail and GrapeFest.
Celebrate the magic of Christmas in Grapevine, the Christmas Capital of Texas! Grapevine is the perfect place to create wonderful Christmas memories with your family and friends. You'll be amazed at the 1,400 Christmas events in 40 days, as you see Grapevine sparkle with millions of lights, enormous decorations, animated characters and much more!