Each of us has a favorite holiday—you may be one that favors Thanksgiving with turkey dinners and pumpkin pie or perhaps Valentine’s Day with its hearts and chocolate and spreading love. For many though, Christmas takes the cake! It is a season that brings people together, celebrates holiday cheer and being merry, and is just plain fun! There are still a few weeks until Christmas is upon us but for those of you who love this season and may be traveling through Texas, we have to make sure you know about Grapevine, TX, the true Christmas Capital of Texas!
From mid-November to January the Christmas season truly comes alive in Grapevine, TX. This charming city, about a half-hour northwest of Dallas is transformed with elaborate decorations, life-sized ice sculptures, magical displays, millions of lights, and more than 1400 events over 40 days. It is the perfect place to make special memories with your family and friends. Below is a list highlighting some of the spectacular events that will be going on:
Carol of Lights and Tree Lighting
Parade of Lights in historic downtown Grapevine
Magic of Christmas Light Show
Grapevine Vintage Railroad’s North Pole Express®
ICE! and Lone Star Christmas at Gaylord Texan Resort – see 15,000 ornaments, a 54-foot tall Christmas tree, an 8-foot tall gingerbread house, and live ice carving.
Victorian Christmas at Nash Farm
Texas Star Dinner Theater
Christmas Wine Train
There is so much more to share—visit their website for a full download of events—you’ll want to take in it all! At the end of a fun day full of Christmas festivities, head back to Dallas for a memorable stay in a bed and breakfast. There are three amazing properties part of our association that offer luxurious accommodations where you can truly relax and renew this holiday season.