What's Happening In Grapevine

The Palace Theater is a 1940’s theater and it is where The Grapevine Opry performs . The other time it is used as a movie theater. Bring a same-day local restaurant receipt for Free Popcorn!

Here is the schedule for this weekend below:

HOME ALONE (1990) 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.

On-line ticket sales close at midnight the night before the show. If you would like to purchase tickets the day of the show, you can do so at the Palace Box Office beginning one hour prior to show time. Please call the Palace Arts Center Ticketline at 817-410-3100 for more information.

Bring in a same day receipt from any Grapevine restaurant and get a FREE POPCORN at the Concession Stand! Outside food and drinks are not allowed in the theatre. Thank you.

More details for Palace Theater.

Other fun activities:

Grapevine Convention Center

1209 S. Main St., Grapevine, TX 76051

Friday, November 30, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Saturday, December 1, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Sunday, December 2, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Price: $5.00
AKS Gem Shows has been managing and promoting gem, jewelry, and bead shows for over 35 years. Our shows are wholesale shows that are open to the public, featuring fine jewelry, fashion jewelry, beads, beading supplies, findings, gold, silver, charms, designer cabochons, gemstones, pearls, and more.

Visit their website for additional details and information: WEBSITE

Grapevine Vintage Railroad

Ride the train from Grapevine, Texas to Fort Worth, Texas and visit the Stockyards!


This is what Grapevine, Texas is known for. In the Fall is GrapeFest featuring wines from all over! (See my previous blog for more details by clicking here.)

Would-Be Train Robbers

Each day at Noon, 3 p.m., 6 p.m. and 9 p.m., Nat and Willy emerge from the Grapevine Glockenspiel.(If wind is gusting over 25 mph the show may be canceled for safety reasons!)

LEGOLAND® Discovery Center

Test the limits of your imagination with over 2 million LEGO bricks at your disposal. Build and time your race car at LEGO Racers Build and Test, or stroll through MINILAND where you can view some of DFW’s most famous landmarks miniaturized with LEGO bricks.

SEA LIFE Grapevine Aquarium

You can see all forms of sea life, from starfish to seahorses and sharks to jellyfish, at this 45,000-square-foot aquarium. More than 30 displays housing more than 5,000 sea creatures, featuring both exotic saltwater and native freshwater sea life, anchor this two-story attraction. You can even feed live Stingrays!

Nash Farm

Open Monday – Friday – 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.,Saturday – Sunday – 9 a.m. – 5 p.m Events and Activities throughout the year include First Fridays at the Farm, Farmhouse on the Grape Vine Prairie, Frugal Farm Wife, Spring into Nash, Fall Round-Up, Dairy Day, Victorian Christmas and many more. The best part is admission is free. The historic structures and exhibits are open during special events or during a scheduled tour and participation fees may apply.


Art & Culture


Lake Grapevine If you like being on the lake there is Stand Up Paddle (SUP) boarding available from DFW Surf.

Glass Cactus Nightclub – Doors: 8pm, Show: 9pm (unless otherwise noted)

Friday, November 23

Saturday, November 24
Velcro Pygmies

Make a Reservation

Mardi Gras New Year’s Eve – Monday, December 31, 2018

Get ready to ring in 2019 like you’re in The Big Easy with a New Orleans cocktail bar and live entertainment from Le Freak.


  • $35 General Admission Tickets
  • $175 VIP Lounge

VIP Tables:

  • Table for 4 – F&B Minimum of $1,200
  • Table for 6 – F&B Minimum of $1,800
  • Table for 8 – F&B Minimum of $3,500

View Ticket Inclusions & Overnight Packages Options 


Willhoite’s website

Friday, November 23
Mescaline Americans

Saturday, November 24
Mescaline Americans

Sunday, November 25
Lindsey Kate

Tolbert’s  website

Friday, November 23
Texas Flood – Tribute to Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble

Saturday, November 24
The Special Edition – Pop/Rock/Party Band

Sunday, November 25
Steve Locke – Solo Acoustic Classic / Country Rock

TapIn  website

Friday, November 23

Saturday, November 24
Dixie Rex

Big Daddy’s Ship Store website – Outdoor kitchen and live entertainment are all weather permitting! Call us to see if we’re in 817-481-1237.

Winter hours
Mon-Thurs 11-3
Fri 11-8
Sat and Sun 9-8

Back Porch Tavern website

Closed For Business

Big Fish Seafood Grill & Bar website Call (817) 481-2010 for current entertainment.

Main Street Bistro and Bakery Grapevine website

Friday, November 23
Bryan Meggison 7pm

Saturday, November 24
Mike Allyn 7pm

Sloan & Williams website

Friday, November 23
Sarah Munger & Band 7:30pm

Saturday, November 24
Brian Shuck 7:30pm

Other Weekend Events:
604 S. Main St. Grapevine , TX 76051
Friday, 6pm – 9pm
Price: Free
Bring your classic car or just hang out and listen to some great rock ‘n roll music.

Nov 23 – 25, Nov 30 – Dec 2, Dec 7 – 9, Dec 14 – 23 2018 Town Square Gazebo
Time: 1:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Price: Free
Shop at the Grapevine Christmas Farmers Market featuring flavorful and fresh local produce, baked goods, local cheeses, nuts, gift baskets and more at the Town Square Gazebo. Open 1 p.m. – 9 p.m.

The Grapevine Christmas Farmers Market is held on November 23, 24, 25, 30 and December 1, 2, 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 2018.

November 23, 2018 – December 23, 2018 Historic Downtown Grapevine
Time: Fridays 2 p.m. – 5 p.m.; Saturdays, 12 p.m. – 5 p.m. & Sundays, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Price: Free
Enjoy the beautiful backdrop of the Victorian-style buildings dressed up with ribbons, bows and wreaths set aglow with twinkling lights. Tractor-drawn wagon rides will depart behind the Gazebo during select hours. Rides are $1 per person, per ride, proceeds benefit the historic preservation of Nash Farm.

November 23, 24 & 25; Nov. 30, Dec. 1 & 2; December 7, 8 & 9; December 14, 15 & 16; December 21, 22 & 23
Details on the Christmas Capital of Texas

EXTREME ORNAMENT MAKING BLOWOUT! – Vetro Glassblowing Studio & Gallery
Nov 23, Nov 30 – Dec 1, Dec 6 – 7, Dec 11 – 14, Dec 17 – 21, Dec 24, Dec 26 – 29 2018
701 S. Main St., Ste. 103, Grapevine, TX 76051
Price: $50 per person
Details at Website.

Nov 23 – 25, Nov 30 – Dec 2, Dec 7 – 9, Dec 14 – 23 2018 Grapevine Vintage Railroad
Time: Times vary
Price: $28.50
Tickets for this traditional Christmas experience are now on sale!

Create a unique Christmas memory aboard the Grapevine Vintage Railroad’s North Pole Express®, presented by Great Wolf Lodge. As one of the most popular Christmas Capital of Texas® events, families and children of all ages will enjoy this one-of-a-kind Christmas experience.

The experience begins at the Historic Cotton Belt Depot platform where riders board the beautifully decorated rail coaches. As the train departs and the anticipation of arriving at the North Pole builds, elves will welcome the guests and sing traditional Christmas music.

While aboard the North Pole Express®, guests receive a Memory Mug of Santa’s special Frosty Chocolate Snow Milk and a delicious Christmas cookie to enjoy during the journey. At Reindeer Ridge, Mrs. Claus boards and presents each child with a “We Believe” bell.

More details on website at North Pole Express

Location: Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center
Date: November 9, 2018 – January 1, 2019
Time: Varies by date
Price: $19.99 All Ages
It is going to snow all season long at Gaylord Texan! Made fresh each morning, our 12-lane giant snow tubing hill is constructed with real snow. Grab a tube and hang on for downhill fun!

Location: Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center
Date: November 9, 2018 – January 1, 2019
Time: Monday – Thursday: 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.; Friday – Saturday: 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.; Sunday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Holiday Hours: December 18 – 22, 25 – 29: 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Price: $29.99 for Adults, $13.99 for Children
Enjoy the magic of ICE! featuring Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer. Experience your favorite scenes from the beloved family movie in a colorful display created entirely from TWO MILLION pounds of ice! Kept at chilly nine-degrees, this spectacular 17,300-sq-ft ice exhibit is hand-carved by 40 master artisans from Harbin, China who traveled across the world to create these magical holiday scenes for the family to enjoy! For more information and to purchase your Lone Star Christmas tickets, visit Christmasatgaylordtexan.com.

Location: Grapevine Mills Mall
Date: Now – Dec 24 2018
Time: Times vary
Santa visits Grapevine Mills this holiday season!

Location: 2501 Bass Pro Dr., Grapevine, TX 76051
Date: Now – December 24, 2018
Time: Varies
Put the spirit of the outdoors in your Christmas season at Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World. Santa arrives on November 10. Experience Santa’s Wonderland November 10 – December 24, and see model trains and free crafts weekly.

Nov 23 – Dec 24, Dec 26 2018 – Jan 1 2019 2019
Warhammer Store and Cafe
Immerse yourself in the Warhammer hobby this holiday season! Have some hot coffee, and play cool games at The Warhammer Citadel. Website

November 24, 2018 – January 4, 2019
With snow showers, twinkling lights and gingerbread houses abound, discover the magical world of Snowland! in Grapevine at the Great Wolf Lodge! During Snowland!, guests at this family-friendly resort will experience an 84-degree indoor waterpark along with special visits from Santa, North Pole University activities, holiday carol sing-alongs, a life-size Gingerbread House, Santa’s Letter-writing Depot, daily Polar Wolf Walk, Great Clock Tower holiday show, nightly Snowland! Story Time and much more. And don’t forget indoor snowfall – right in the lobby! Visit Website

November 23, 2018 – December 23, 2018
Dr. Sue’s Chocolate
Host: Dr. Sue’s Chocolate
Time: 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Price: $4 per tasting
Sip some fun at Dr. Sue’s Chocolate this Christmas season. A “Hot Chocolate Bar” with a “Hot Chocolate Happy Hour” available 3 – 6 p.m. The Hot Chocolate Barista will serve customized hot chocolates featuring peppermint, Mexican spices and chiles, marshmallows and whipped cream. ($4 per person, per tasting). website.

December 6, 2018 Historic Downtown Grapevine
Time: 7:00 PM
Price: Free
Bring the entire family to the Parade of Lights, the largest lighted Christmas parade in North Texas. This Grapevine tradition features more than 100 lighted floats and marching bands. Look for Santa Claus on the last float! Come early to claim your spot along Historic Main Street to watch this exciting holiday event.

The parade is coordinated by the Grapevine Chamber of Commerce. For more information, including information on how to enter a float, click on “visit website“. Listen in to KGVR as well for more details about the parades as we will be broadcasting live for this event!

More Holiday events are here.

Grape vine Springs Winery – Night Watchman Ghost Tour

Thursday, Friday, Saturday (check there website out for all the details!).

Runway Theater

The Game’s AFoot or Holmes For the Holidays
Nov 30, 2018 – Dec 16, 2018

For more information & to purchase tickets go here.

Texas Star Dinner Theater
“A COLD HEARTED CHRISTMAS”® Hitch up the one-horse sleigh and join us for our interactive comedy murder mystery dinner experience, “A Cold Hearted Christmas.” Visit the website for complete dates and times.
Every Friday & Saturday Night in November
Thursday – Sunday in December with double shows on Friday & Saturday.
Times vary by date.

Tours & Itineraries


To stay in the know about what is happening in Grapevine listen to KGVR The Grapevine right Here!

Other Happenings Outside of Grapevine:

Dallas Observer – Event Calendar
Jim Austin Online – Event Tickets
Thrillist Dallas – Events
Grapevine BubbleLife – Calendar

Until next week have a Safe and Happy Week!