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

Springtime fun awaits you this April in Grapevine!

On April 5, 6, 7, 12, 13, and 14, adventure pulls into Grapevine Vintage Railroad’s Cotton Belt Depot with the arrival of Day Out With Thomas™: The Steam Team Tour 2019. This fun-filled event offers families the opportunity to take a ride with Thomas the Tank Engine™, star of the popular series Thomas & Friends™, enjoy arts and crafts, photo ops and other Thomas-themed activities. Day Out with Thomas: The Steam Team Tour 2019 is presented by Mattel. For tickets, visit or call 866-468-7630. 705 S. Main St., Grapevine.

Enjoy wine and fine art at the 27th Annual New Vintage Wine and Gallery Trail & Blessing of the Vines on Saturday, April 13. Starting at 10 a.m., experience a centuries-old European tradition during Blessing of the Vines where a Catholic priest performs a blessing at Grapevine’s Town Square Gazebo, asking for good weather and a bountiful Texas harvest. Afterwards, guests will receive their very own one-year-old Champanel grape vine sprig (one per family/limited quantities available) to take home. The celebration continues with wine tastings along the New Vintage Wine and Gallery Trail from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. All Trail passports must be picked up at the Town Square Gazebo, 325 S. Main St., Grapevine. For tickets, visit

On Saturday, April 13, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., enjoy the 18th Annual Spring Into Nash. Guests can participate in interactive activities including 19th century skills and trades, hands-on carpentry station, wagon rides, farm animals and more. Shop at Nash Farm’s General Store, featuring 1880s reproductions of games, toys, household goods and souvenirs. Admission is free, however some activities require coupons. 626 Ball St., Grapevine. For information, visit

For additional information about Grapevine, please visit or call 817-410-3185.

Bailey Powell Aldrich

A seventh generation Texan, Aldrich returned home to her roots in 2022 to work alongside her father, Keith, and take over the family business of publishing Fort Worth Key Magazine.

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