IN THE NEWS
City Offices, Facilities Closures & Trash Collection
In observance of the New Year holiday, all City offices will be closed on Monday, January 2. The Grapevine Public Library will be closed Sunday, January 1 and Monday, January 2. The REC will be closed Sunday, January 1. All essential services will operate normally. Trash and recycling collection will operate normally.
New Businesses Opening in Grapevine
Shop, Wine, Dine & Explore Grapevine! View a listing of new businesses scheduled to open in Grapevine this month at bit.ly/3HfMJ2x.
CHRISTMAS CAPITAL OF TEXAS® EVENTS
Enjoy Christmas in Historic Downtown Grapevine! - FREE
Experience the magic of the Christmas Capital of Texas® in Historic Downtown Grapevine. Everyone’s favorite Christmas spot is back and better than ever! Enjoy all the decorations along Main Street and a variety of daily performances. As you make your way through this magical wonderland, be sure to visit the animated snowmen, “The Chilly Dawgs” and the larger-than-life-sized toy land at Liberty Park Plaza. There are plenty of photo opportunities throughout downtown with characters, vintage sleighs, life-size Christmas cards, and more! At night, the magic really comes alive with a 40-foot animated tree, and an incredible City Hall light show. For additional information, please visit GrapevineTexasUSA.com.
Location: Downtown Grapevine along Historic Main Street
Noon Year’s Eve at the Grapevine Public Library - Saturday, December 31
Join us in the Children’s Department as we celebrate Noon Year’s Eve! We will share stories and songs while we await the countdown to 12 pm. Then it’s dance party time! No registration required.
Date: Saturday, December 31
Time: 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Location: Grapevine Public Library, 201 Municipal Way
Ice Skating at Peace Plaza Ice Rink – Through Sunday, January 8
‘Tis the season to be in the Christmas Capital of Texas®! Experience the all-new Peace Plaza Ice Rink and glide across the ice on this Texas sized 4,500-square-foot outdoor ice-skating rink on Historic Main Street. All skate sessions are one hour with 15-minute breaks (between sessions) for exiting and entering skaters. For additional information, including hours of operation, and parking information, please visit GrapevineTicketLine.com.
Dates: through Sunday, January 8
Location: Peace Plaza at Grapevine Main Station, 815 South Main Street
Fee: $20 per person (includes skate rentals). Guests are welcome to use their own skates for the same cost.
Give Summer Camp for Christmas – Registration Now Open
Gift the kids with a fun interactive gift - Dove Creek Day Camp at Grapevine Lake or The REC Summer Camp! Registration is now open at GoGrapevine.com/Camps. We have multiple weeks available to help your little campers have a summer to remember. All other summer camp registration opens in January.
Christmas Movies at the Palace
Location: Palace Theatre, 300 South Main Street
December 28 – Christmas in Connecticut
A food writer who has lied about being the perfect housewife must try to cover her deception when her boss and a returning war hero invite themselves to her home for a traditional family Christmas.
The Program | January 10 – February 21
Look no further for a great New Year’s resolution workout. James Oliver will be launching “The Program” beginning January 10. Get in even better shape while having fun and meeting new people. If you lose 10 pounds within the six-week class, 100% of your registration fee will be credited towards five, one-hour personal training sessions. A REC membership is not required for this class. Registration is open at bit.ly/3FpDoTo.
Dates: January 10 – February 21
Days: Tuesdays & Thursdays
Time: 6 – 7 am
Location: The REC, 1175 Municipal Way
Daddy Daughter Dance: Hollywood Glam – Friday, January 20 & Saturday, January 21 - Resident Tickets Now Available
There’s no better Christmas gift than a date with dad. The Parks and Recreation Department’s annual Daddy Daughter Dance will offer tons of dancing, hors d’oeuvres, themed activities, and much more at this Hollywood themed event! Strut the red carpet as we bring Hollywood glam to Grapevine. Shine under the spotlight together and have a date night with your daughter filled with lasting memories you will always cherish. Tickets are now available. Pricing is per person and space is limited. This event will sell out quickly and tickets will not be available at the door.
For additional information and to purchase tickets, please visit GoGrapevine.com.
Dates/Times: Friday, January 20, 2023; 7 – 9 pm | Saturday, January 21, 2023; 1 – 3 pm, 4 – 6 pm, 7 – 9 pm
Location: Foundations Church, 1520 West Wall Street
Ages: Girls 2 - 18
Admission: $20/resident | $25/non-resident
Grapevine Baseball & Softball Spring Registration Now Open
Registration for the spring season of Grapevine Baseball & Softball is now open. Register in December and receive early bird pricing. Registration will begin closing in February as divisions fill up. For additional information, please visit GoGrapevine.com/GBS.
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City Council Meetings/Agendas
View Grapevine City Council meeting agendas and City Council meetings via live video stream or on demand at GrapevineTexas.gov.