Main Street Days
Springtime means the beginning of the festival season in Grapevine. This year?s Main Street Days celebrates its 30th year. There will be several stages presenting live music and kids? shows to entertain old and young alike. Numerous artisans and vendors will be set up to please the most discriminating shopper. For the kids and young-at-heart, the ever-popular Midway features an array of rides and games. Beer enthusiasts can enjoy a cold one when they become a part of the Craft Brew Experience which offers over thirty varieties of craft brews. If wine is your preference, enjoy a glass at one of three premium wine venues, including the new Texas Wine Terrace. So mark your calendar for May 16-18, 2014. Enjoy the beautiful weather and family fun at Main Street Days.
For chocolate lovers, Grapevine offers Chocolate Fest. This unique event and fund raiser is back for its tenth year and will be held on April 4th & 5th. The event kicks off on Friday with an evening of chocolate and wine at Delaney Vineyards and Winery. Participants can enjoy live music, art creations, great wine, a silent auction, and, of course, chocolate from area chocolatiers, bakeries, hotels, and restaurants. Also, to help celebrate this event, the Palace Arts Center, a 1940s art-deco theater, will show Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory. On Saturday, the center will host a Day of Chocolate and Art featuring: chocolate samples, art exhibits, peoples? choice contests with celebrity judging, children’s activities, and live music. Last year?s event attracted more than 1500 people, so bring your sweet tooth to sample the many offerings at this year?s festival.
Thomas The Tank Engine
Chugging into Grapevine on March 28-30 & April 4-6 is Thomas the Tank Engine. Bring the entire family to enjoy this special opportunity to take a ride with the classic storybook engine. Little engineers will have the opportunity to meet Sir Topham Hatt, the Controller of the Railway on the Island of Sodor; also included: Thomas & Friends themed entertainment, storytelling, live music, building with Mega Blocks, temporary tattoos, and an Imagination Station with arts & crafts. Don?t get left behind; hop aboard the Grapevine Vintage Railroad for a Day out with Thomas.
Spring Into Nash
Another family-fun event is Spring into Nash. This event, celebrating its 13th