GrapeFest® - A Texas Wine Experience, the largest wine festival in the southwest is held in Historic Downtown Grapevine every September. While the event primarily celebrates Texas wine, it also features domestic and international wine tastings, the largest consumer-judged wine competition, a grapestomp, champagne cork shoot-off competitions, entertainment, food and artisans. The 35th Annual GrapeFest®, presented by Bank of the West, is September 16-19, 2021.
If you love craft brews, check out Main Street Fest - A Craft Brew Experience, in Historic Downtown Grapevine. This three-day festival features craft brews from local/regional breweries, a wine pavilion, festival foods, entertainment, artisans, and a carnival. The 37th Annual Main Street Fest, presented by Bank of the West, will be held May 14-16, 2021.
As the fifth-largest wine producing state in the country, Texas is a trendsetter in wine culture and home to more than 300 wineries and vineyards and eight (8) American Viticultural Areas. From the Texas High Plains to the Hill Country to Texoma, you'll find spectacular grapes and varietals including Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Rosé and Chenin Blanc. Tour Grapevine's Urban Wine Trail, explore incredible winery tasting rooms, and sip away at GrapeFest®, the largest wine festival in the Southwest United States.
Grapevine is also home to craft micro-breweries, including the Hop & Sting Brewing Company as well as a small-batch, four-grain bourbon Texas whiskey distillery, TahWahKaro Distilling Company.
Grapevine's urban wine trail currently features eight winery tasting rooms that host several events throughout the year. From bold Texas reds to crisp white wines, you're guaranteed to find a new favorite:
Grapevine offers diverse shopping experiences, from the quaint local boutiques and charming art galleries of downtown to mega malls and outlets. Stroll along Historic Main Street to find more than 80 locally-owned shops, boutiques, galleries, working artist studios, winery tasting rooms, and home décor, clothing and jewelry stores.
Discover designer and factory outlet stores at Grapevine Mills mall or head to Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World, the largest outdoor sporting gear store in the Southwest.