Local Events and Activities


Step back in time in Historic Grapevine with its collection of charming shops, restaurants, and art galleries. Enjoy great attractions, exquisite winery tasting rooms, shopping, outstanding dining, a wide variety of outdoor recreational activities and more.

Don't forget to Show Your Badge! Many venues in Grapevine give discounts and other benefits to showing your conference badge while you are out. Click the link to see a list of all participating locations and what they have to offer!

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Gaylord Texan Resort

Gaylord Dining water

Discover why they say everything is bigger, and better, in Texas at Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center. Whether you're soaking up views of beautiful Lake Grapevine or standing in awe of our 4.5 acres of lush indoor gardens and riverwalk, our one-of-a-kind resort will take your breath away. Let your adventures begin while making a splash at our seasonal water park or indoor and outdoor pools, then retreat to some much-needed relaxation in our elegant spa. When it's time to refuel, sip and savor at one of our 10 restaurants, bars and cafes, serving everything from succulent steaks and seafood to traditional Mexican and Italian.

*Paradise Springs waterpark is included in the room rate

Historic Downtown Grapevine

downtown  train

Public art? Check. A historic train? Check. Boutique shopping? Check. Restaurants? Check, check. Historic Downtown Grapevine has it all. Anchored by Main Street, this walkable, preserved historic area is home to winery tasting rooms, the Grapevine Vintage Railroad, the Palace Arts Center, the Grapevine Glockenspiel Clock Tower, one-of-a-kind shops, live entertainment venues, restaurants, and art galleries. Not just a location, but more of a destination, it's easy to spend an entire day, or weekend, in this special area of Grapevine.



Whether you want to learn more about the Lone Star State wine business, tour one of the city's many wineries, enjoy a festival dedicated to Texas wine or sample a local award-winning wine, you can do it in Grapevine.

Grapevine Mills Mall

grapevine mills  legoland

Boasting more than 180 stores in a 1.6 million-square-foot space, this Texas-sized attraction is not only a shopper's dream, it's also a destination for visitors of all ages. The mall brings together LEGOLAND® Discovery Center, SEA LIFE Grapevine Aquarium, AMC Grapevine Mills 30 featuring Dine-In Theatres, a mini-train ride and a carousel, as well as tons of shopping.