Celebrate Fall in Gourde-geous Grapevine
By Emily Henvey, Communications Coordinator, Grapevine Convention & Visitors Bureau
On Saturday, October 16, Grapevine will be celebrating the migration of monarch butterflies south to Mexico at Butterfly Flutterby. The event kicks off with a butterfly costume parade down Historic Main Street, ending at the Grapevine Botanical Gardens. From 10 a.m.-2 p.m., enjoy this free, family friendly and pet-friendly celebration which includes interactive games, crafts and more!
Continue the fall fun at Nash Farm’s 19th Annual Fall Round-Up also happening on Saturday, October 16, from 10 a.m.- 1 p.m. and 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. This free, family fall agriculture festival invites guests to learn about processing grain, see farm animals, enjoy campfire cooking demos and more. The Farmers Institute, located just outside Nash Farmhouse, will have demonstrations on farm skills such as maintaining livestock, carpentry, food preservation and more. Concessions will be available for purchase.
All aboard the Grapevine Vintage Railroad’s Halloween excursions! Kids will enjoy a ride on the Trick ‘R Treat Trains on Saturday, October 30. Adults 21+ are invited to come in costume and enjoy the Witches Brew Train on Friday, October 29 with its local craft brew served in a souvenir mug and hors d’oeuvres.
Grown-ups 21+ can join the HalloWine Trail along Main Street, Saturday, October 30. From 10 a.m.-6 p.m., visit Cross Timbers Winery, Messina Hof, Grape Vine Springs Winery, Landon Winery, Sloan and Williams and Bull Lion. Price per person is $50 and includes a commemorative wine glass and three wine tastings, plus a food pairing at each winery.
For more information on fall events, visit www.GrapevineTexasUSA.com or call 817-410-3185.