Whether you're enjoying a traditional farmhand's breakfast at historic 500-acre Nash's Farm, building a life-size gingerbread house, or throwing a holiday snack party at Great Wolf Lodge, Grapevine Christmas eating sizzles with festive flavors and camaraderie.
Happy-hour hot chocolate is just what the doctor ordered on a chilly winter's day in Grapevine. Patrons savor an array of Christmas flavors ribboned into the unctuous hot chocolate served up at this cozy café. Old-fashioned hot chocolate is made with the finest Swiss cocoa and fully customizable with your favorite toppings.
Throughout the holiday season, you can delve into the cornucopia of goodness served up at the stalls at Grapevine's Farmers Market. Dig into Texan holiday classics such as succulent chicken wings or tempting desserts such as baked Alaska as you peruse the stalls.
Try a spaghetti pizza while staying at a Grapevine vacation rental for Christmas, as well as other carefully prepared dishes. This family-run establishment is a Grapevine institution.
It wouldn't be a trip to aptly named Grapevine without imbibing a drop of Texan wine. Texas, considered among the top five states for wine, finds its vinicultural epicenter in this city.
Head to Grapevine's historic city center for cheerful Christmas celebrations bedecked in twinkly lights. Enchanting moments abound with Christmas festivities at traditional Texan ranches and ice sculpture parks packed with attractions. Here are Grapevine's sparkliest seasonal happenings.
Come November, guests at Grapevine hotels for Christmas can start enjoying the season's festivities. A dazzling spectacle of lights and sounds wows spectators at this Texas-tastic holiday show. You'll see singing snowmen, Mrs. Claus, and reindeer. Before the mayor turns on the Christmas lights, you can shop for Christmas crafts and tuck into festive fare in front of City Hall.
Over a hundred themed and illuminated floats parade through Grapevine's historic Main Street during this free event, which draws many an excited vacationer to Grapevine hotels for Christmas. Marching bands accompany floats through town at this spectacular holiday event.
Take part in a traditional Nash Farm Christmas with the First Friday Christmas decorating event, during which you'll learn how to craft ornaments, adorn a giant Christmas tree and tuck into cookies (and cider for grown-ups). Early December brings you Victorian Christmas celebrations on the farm, while Parlor Sociable events delight families with delicious treats and traditional parlor games.
Two million Christmas lights play on the iridescent surface of exquisite hand-carved ice sculptures at Gaylord Texan Resort. Wander through themed displays at the 14,000 square foot installation to an ice bar and skating rink. Come snow tubing, or decorate (and snack on) glorious gingerbread.
Chug on the North Pole Express to meet Santa and Mrs. Claus, and write a letter to Santa at the seasonal Charlie Brown exhibit in Grapevine's Tower Gallery. Whether it's a visit from an aquatic Santa or Victorian magic that tickles your family's fancy, Grapevine hotels for Christmas have you covered.
Wondering what to gift your family with this Christmas? How about a trip into the world of everyone's favorite childhood toy? LEGOLAND Discovery Center is transformed by Christmas displays and special rides. You can even have photos taken with LEGO Santa.
Pioneer- and Victorian-era crafts and activities transform your Christmas with the magic of Christmases past. Experience the holiday like never before at Victorian Christmas cardmaking events. Children will also adore live storytelling and history talks around the fireside at Tales of a Victorian Christmas as the day approaches.
Plunge into the pools at SEA LIFE Aquarium in Grapevine and meet an aquatic Santa Claus orchestrating family games and activities. You'll learn about marine life and get into the Christmas spirit simultaneously at these aqua-tastic seasonal scuba dives.