Celebrate Fall in “Gourde-geous” Grapevine
By Emily Adams, Communications Coordinator, Grapevine Convention & Visitors Bureau
Play a role in the migration of monarch butterflies south to Mexico at this year’s Butterfly Flutterby, Saturday, October 19. The event kicks off with a butterfly costume parade at the corner of Hudgins and Main Streets at 10 a.m., ending at the Grapevine Botanical Gardens. From 10 a.m.-2 p.m., enjoy this free, family-and-pet-friendly celebration which includes interactive games, crafts, a scavenger hunt, face painting and more! Butterfly releases are at 10:45 a.m., 11:45 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.
Continue the fall fun at Nash Farm’s 19th Annual Fall Round-Up also happening on Saturday, October 19, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. This family fall agriculture festival includes apple pie making, a farmer’s institute, pumpkins for sale and more! The final butterfly release will take place at 1:30 p.m. Admission is free, however, some activities require coupons.
Hop aboard the Grapevine Vintage Railroad’s Halloween excursions! Kiddos have the opportunity to trick-or-treat in costume on board the Trick ‘r Treat Train, Saturday, October 26 and Sunday, October 27. Times and prices vary.
Grown-ups 21+ can join the 11th Annual HalloWine Trail along Main Street, Saturday, October 26. From 10 a.m.-6 p.m., visit Cross Timbers Winery, Messina Hof, Grape Vine Springs Winery, Homestead Winery, Sloan and Williams, Wine Fusion and Umbra. Price per person is $50 and includes a commemorative wine glass and three wine tastings, plus a food pairing at each winery. Keep the same-day
spooky celebrations going and climb aboard the Witches Brew Train from 6:30 p.m.-9 p.m. that night. Tickets are $39 per person and include a souvenir mug, two complimentary pints of craft brew, delicious food from Wise Guys Pizzeria and special on-board entertainment. Costumes encouraged.
For more information on fall events, visit www.GrapevineTexasUSA.com or call 817-410-3185.