Cool Off this August in Grapevine
By Emily Adams, Communications Coordinator, Grapevine Convention & Visitors Bureau
Grapevine’s 11th Annual SummerBlast is underway, making it the perfect time to plan a summer staycation and cool off in Grapevine!
Have some Texas-sized fun at Gaylord Texan Resort’s 16th Annual SummerFest featuring Peter Pan and Friends, sponsored by Aquafina®. This magical theme has fun-filled events for the whole family, including Pan’s Painting & Treasures; Hook’s Scavenger Hunt; Escape Rooms; Wendy’s Journey to Neverland; Dream On: A Video Mapping Show, presented by bubly™; Light Up the Night Pajama Dance Party on Fridays and Saturdays; Junior Chefs Camp for kids on select Saturdays; and more! Visit www.GaylordTexan.com/Summerfest for more information.
Celebrate summer at Great Wolf Lodge’s 80,000-square-foot water park features slides for all ages, a lazy river, wave pool and more at this exciting family-friendly hotel. Now through Labor Day, guests can participate in Great Wolf Lodge’s first-ever Summer Camp-In! Stay in seasonal rooms, featuring a cozy campfire lamp, plush pillows and summer décor; enjoy face painting around a campfire, s’mores and story time; stay late and dance under the stars; and more! For more information, visit www.GreatWolf.com.
Don’t miss Friday Night Fireworks over Lake Grapevine! Now through September 20, these exhilarating 12-minute shows every Friday night are sure to dazzle and excite. For viewing locations and to download accompanying music, visit www.GrapevineTexasUSA.com/Summer.
Join the Grapevine Pioneers across five different historic and cultural sites, including Millican’s Blacksmith Shop, Section Foreman House, PIRATES! A Whimsical Adventure exhibit, Settlement to City Museums and Nash Farm. Purchase the Field Journal passport for $12, a $28 value, which includes tickets for eight activities, and also free admission to a matinée film at the Palace Theatre. Individual activity tickets are $3 and may be purchased separately.
For more information and great hotel deals, visit www.GrapevineTexasUSA.com or call 817-410-3185.