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It’s More Merry in Grapevine, The Christmas Capital of Texas®

By Emily Adams, Communications Coordinator, Grapevine Convention & Visitors Bureau

It’s more merry in Grapevine, the Christmas Capital of Texas! With 1,400 events in 40 days, Grapevine is Texas’ must-visit destination of the season. Enjoy millions of magical lights, larger-than-life decorations, the magnificent ICE!® exhibit at Gaylord Texan, live holiday entertainment at the Historic Palace Theatre and so much more, making Grapevine the most enchanting place to be during the holidays. Events include:

North Pole Express®, presented by Great Wolf Lodge, and the North Pole Neighborhood, Grapevine Vintage Railroad / Historic Cotton Belt District, Nov. 29 & 30; Dec. 1, 6-8 & 13-23.

Lone Star Christmas featuring ICE!® (two million pounds of carved ice with this year’s theme, A Charlie Brown Christmas), Ice Skating, Snow Tubing and more, Gaylord Texan Resort, through Jan. 5, 2020;

Snowland, Great Wolf Lodge, Nov. 29-Jan. 5, 2020;

Vetro Glassblowing Studio’s Ornament Workshop, through Dec. 28;

Hometown Christmas exhibition, Grapevine Visitor Information Center’s Tower Gallery, through Jan. 5, 2020;

“Unseasonable Greedings,” Texas Star Dinner Theater, through Dec. 29;

“A Rockin’ Elvis Christmas” starring Kraig Parker and the Royal Tribute Band, Palace Theatre, Dec. 1;

Parade of Lights, Historic Downtown Grapevine, Dec. 5;

William Lee Martin’s “The Nutcracker,” A Christmas Standup Spectacular, Palace Theatre, Dec. 6;

Twinkle Light Boat Parade, Lake Grapevine, Dec. 7;

Victorian Christmas, Nash Farm, Dec. 7;

“A Merry Little Christmas Show” with Ricki Derek, Palace Theatre, Dec. 7;

The Texas Tenors in “Deep in the Heart of Christmas,” Palace Theatre, Dec.10-13;

Scuba Diving Santa, SEA LIFE Grapevine Aquarium, Dec. 10, 14, 17 & 21; and

Rocky Gribble presents “A Grapevine Opry Christmas,” Palace Theatre, Dec. 14.

For a complete listing of festive events, visit or call 817-410-3185.

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