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A note regarding COVID-19

Due to concerns over the spread of coronavirus, some events have been postponed or canceled. Please make sure to check the event website, social media, or call ahead to confirm an event is still taking place if you are interested in attending.



March 3-6, 2022

(Event postponed to March 3-6, 2022) This event features live entertainment, food, arts and crafts, ...


AIA Sandcastle Competition

Aug. 21

The AIA SandCastle Competition is a fundraising event for AIA Houston and the ArCH Foundation as wel...

Galveston Island Wild Texas Shrimp Festival

Sept. 24-25

Featuring some of the best shrimp gumbo the Gulf Coast has to offer, this year’s festival serves u...


Train Excursions

Sept. 1-Nov. 22

The Grapevine Vintage Railroad travels along the Historic Cotton Belt Route between Grapevine and th...


Sept. 16-19

Enjoy four days of family-friendly, festival fun at the largest wine festival in the Southwest Unite...

Day Out With Thomas Train Rides

Sept. 24-26, Oct. 1-3

Take a special ride with Thomas the Tank Engine complete with storytelling and Sir Topham Hatt. ...

Nash Farm Fall Roundup

Oct. 16

Jump feet-first into fall during Grapevine’s Historic Nash Farm’s Fall Roundup. This family-frie...

Butterfly Flutterby

Oct. 16

Witness hundreds of butterflies being released into the wild as they migrate to Mexico at the 24th a...

Nash Farm's Bewitched by the Barn

Oct. 22

Enjoy a night at Nash Farm's historic barn for tales of old, popcorn and cider, and stories that get...

Veterans Day Parade

Nov. 6

You're invited to honor military veterans at the Veterans Day Parade in historic downtown Grapevine....

Carol of Lights

Nov. 22

Experience the Carol of Lights in front of City Hall, marking the official start to the holiday seas...

Christmas Capital of Texas

Nov. 22-Jan. 6

With over 40 days of festive fun, Grapevine’s charming Christmas setting makes it the must-visit T...


Contemplation and Sound: Mindfulness for Families

Aug. 4

Join the Rothko Chapel for a family-oriented, interactive experience focused on mindfulness and musi...



Sept. 25

Touch-a-Truck allows kids the opportunity to climb on and learn about their favorite big trucks and ...

Scare on the Square

Oct. 30

This festival includes carnival-themed games, giveaways, crafts, and trick-or-treating for all ages....

Christmas Fair and Winter in the Park

Dec. 4

Vendors line the streets with gifts for the holiday season. From crafts to food, there is something ...


Special Labor Day Train

Sept. 4

Celebrate Labor Day at the Historic Jefferson Railway and a train ride that includes a stop at Diamo...

Antique Tractor Show

Sept. 17-18

The main streets in Jefferson are closed to traffic to accommodate all of the antique tractors, anti...

Christmas Parade and Enchanted Forest Tree Lighting

Nov. 27

The parade travels through downtown Jefferson and ends at Lions Park, where the Enchanted Forest Tre...

Christmas Express Train

Nov. 27-28

Make this a Christmas to remember aboard the Christmas Express Train. Ride an antique narrow-gauge g...


Business Expo

Aug. 13-14

Come interact and network with businesses, organizations, and members of our community. Featuring ov...

Folk Festival

Oct. 1-11

Featuring songwriters of national and international acclaim, the Kerrville Folk Festival is the long...

River Festival

Oct. 16

The annual River Festival is expanding this year to inspire and motivate community members to get ou...

Lake Jackson

Abner Jackson Plantation Site Tour

Aug. 7

Visit the historic archeological site of Major Abner Jackson, the namesake of the city of Lake Jacks...

Youth Fishing Day

Sept. 4

Pack your sunscreen, hat, lawn chair, and fishing gear for a couple of hours of catch-and-release fi...

Xtreme Hummingbird Xtravaganza

Sept. 18, 25

Watch the thumb-sized hummers dart in and out of nectar-producing flowers like lantana, trumpet-vine...

Bird Banding

Oct. 16, Nov. 19

Watch volunteers collect baseline data on bird populations at the sanctuary. The banding station is ...

Halloween Spooktacular

Oct. 24

Dress up in a Halloween costume and enjoy crafts, games, and other special programs around the fish...


S.P.O.T.C Dog Agility Trials

Aug. 12-15

See dogs in competition at these agility trials. The South Plains Obedience Training Club of Lubbock...


Llano River Pumpkin Float

Oct. 30

Bring your carved pumpkins and enjoy the evening float and glow as you see lots of carved and lit pu...


"A Christmas Carol"

Dec. 2

Charles Dickens' classic celebrates the true spirit of Christmas in this production filled with haun...


Stroll Thru the Renaissance

Oct. 2

With the help of actors and musicians from the Texas Renaissance Festival, visitors go back in time ...


Prairie Adventure Day Camp

June 1-Aug. 5

Kids enjoy releasing the bonds of technology and stepping back into a simpler time. Change into outf...

Zip Line Day

Aug. 14

Join along for an exciting outdoor adventure at the Heard Natural Science Museum and Wildlife Sanctu...

Dinosaurs Live!

Sept. 4, 2021-Feb. 21, 2022

Encounter the 46-foot tall T-Rex and nine new life-size animatronic dinosaurs along the nature trail...

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