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City Offices & Facility Closures
All city offices and the Grapevine Public Library will be closed on Monday, September 5 in observance of the Labor Day holiday. Trash and recycling collection will not be affected. All essential services will operate normally.
The REC Labor Day Week Modified Hours – Monday, September 5 - Sunday, September 11
The REC, 1175 Municipal Way, will be open Monday, September 5, from 5 am to 5 pm. The REC will be CLOSED beginning Tuesday, September 6 through Sunday, September 11 for their annual maintenance. For information regarding free fitness classes during this time, please visit GoGrapevine.com/TheREC.
9/11 Day of Remembrance Ceremony
Our annual 9/11 Day of Remembrance ceremony will be hosted on Sunday, September 11 at the 9/11 Memorial, 1000 Texas Trail, beginning at 7:40 am. For those who are unable to attend, this event will be live streamed on the City of Grapevine Facebook page. Additional ceremony information will be shared in the upcoming days on the City’s Facebook platform.
New Businesses in Grapevine
Shop, Wine, Dine & Explore Grapevine! View a listing of new businesses that have recently opened in Grapevine at bit.ly/3Q87yP7. Read additional information about these newest Grapevine options at bit.ly/3zNW4cu.
Annual Parks and Recreation Survey – Your Voice Matters
Your valuable input is needed! Grapevine Parks and Recreation is on a constant mission to improve your parks, facilities, programs, and services. Please take a moment to complete a quick Parks and Recreation survey. This brief survey is available in English and Spanish and will be open until the end of September. We greatly appreciate your participation which will assist us in creating the best community experiences possible!
Dates: September 1 - 30
Active Adults Lunch & Learn, Understanding Medicare – Thursday, September 1 - FREE
Join Blake Hawkins for an informative look at Medicare part A, B, C, & D. Blake will explain how and when you may enroll in Medicare if you are nearing age 65. He will also discuss the different options available to Medicare beneficiaries, i.e. supplements, advantage plans, and prescription drug plans. All are welcome. Registration is required at bit.ly/3Q1jr8s.
Date: Thursday, September 1
Time: 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Location: The REC, 1175 Municipal Way
Sunset Live! at The Botanical Gardens – VIP Tickets Available Friday, September 2
Join us for Sunset Live! at the Botanical Gardens on Friday, September 30 and Saturday, October 1. Take a trip down memory lane as we bring the sunset to life with some of the best classic live music featuring your favorite genres, and decades each night. Enjoy a relaxing family outing or a memorable date night. Bring your picnic blanket, chairs, and your best dance moves for a fun evening of live music. Children will enjoy the Kidz Zone, filled with fun activities for their age groups. Food, beer, and wine will be available for purchase or you may bring a picnic. VIP tickets will be available on Friday, September 2 for $25 per person at GoGrapevine.com/SunsetLive. The VIP experience offers the Bessie Mitchell House as your private event space, offering light fair appetizers, two beverage tickets, early access to the gardens, and reserved seating. VIP tickets are limited and will not be sold at the door. Free, general admission is also available at the event, no pre-registration required. Doors open at 6 pm and the live music will begin at 6:30 pm.
Friday, September 30:
Time: 6 – 9:30 pm
Location: Botanical Gardens at Heritage Park, 411 Ball Street
Vendors: El Chifrijo, Cajun On The Go & Not Just Q
Admission: VIP - $25 per person and FREE General Admission
Waste Not, Want Not – Friday, September 2
Date: Friday, September 2
Time: 10 am
Location: Nash Farm, 626 Ball Street
Friday Night, Date Night at The Palace – Friday, September 2
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid - Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid are the leaders of a band of outlaws in the early 1900s. After a train robbery goes wrong, they find themselves on the run with a posse hard on their heels.
Starring Paul Newman, Robert Redford, and Katharine Ross.
Date: Friday, September 2
Time: 7:30 pm
Location: Palace Theatre, 300 South Main Street
Bluegrass at the Settlement – Saturday, September 3 - FREE
Brought to you by your friends at Southwest Bluegrass Club and the Grapevine Convention and Visitors Bureau. This free event is an opportunity for fans of Bluegrass/folk music to enjoy a bluegrass band and open jam sessions at the Settlement to City Museum Park Courtyard. Come listen, play, and visit the wonderful museums.
Date: First Saturday of each month, September 3 – October 1 Bluegrass band: 12 – 1 pm
Jam session: 1 – 4 pm
Location: Settlement to City Museum Park Courtyard, 206 West Hudgins Street
Parks for Pollinators BioBlitz – September 1 - 30
Keep Grapevine Beautiful and Grapevine Parks and Recreation are partnering to host an event that kicks off our month-long Parks for Pollinators BioBlitz. As a Bee City USA affiliate, the City of Grapevine is dedicated to increasing the pollinator population and habitats. Join us at the Parr Park Rotary pavilion to find and document pollinator-friendly plants and pollinators using the iNaturalist app on your smartphone. iNaturalist shares your findings with local and global scientific data repositories to assist scientists with preserving and building the world pollinator population. Please visit KeepGrapevineBeautiful.org/Pollinator to register to participate in the month-long Parks for Pollinators BioBlitz challenge. The registrant that makes the most observations in September will receive a $50 gift card to The REC.
Date: Kickoff - Wednesday, September 1, Bio Blitz – September 1 - 30
Time: 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Location: Parr Park Rotary Pavilion, 3010 Parr Lane
Art Walking Tour
Enjoy a guided walking tour and celebrate the public art of Grapevine! With over 20 stops along Historic Main Street, visitors will discover an extensive and impressive bronze collection and murals. Guides will point out hidden gems and new art discoveries during the tour. Afterwards, stop by one of the seven fine art galleries or working studios, all within walking distance. Please visit GrapevineTicketLine.com to purchase tickets and for additional information.
Location: Visitor Information Center, 815 South Main Street
CASH Bash at the Palace – Saturday, September 3
Stardom Entertainment’s production CASH Bash pays tribute to two of the biggest icons in the history of music, Johnny Cash, and Roy Orbison. The production features Johnny Cash tribute artist Bennie Wheels from Houston, Texas and Roy Orbison tribute artist Colin Dexter from Ferris, Texas. Tickets may be purchased at GrapevineTicketLine.com.
Date: Saturday, September 3
Time: 7:30 pm
Location: Palace Theatre, 300 South Main Street
Keep Grapevine Beautiful Gives Grant – September 5 – October 3
The Keep Grapevine Beautiful Gives Grant provides funding for litter prevention, waste reduction, and/or beautification projects. Your school, business, or organization may receive up to $3,000 to assist with your project. Examples of previous projects include the purchase of water bottle filling stations, trash carts, and landscape improvements. Applications will be accepted from September 5 through October 3 for the Keep Grapevine Beautiful Gives Grant program, sponsored by Sam Pack’s Five Star Subaru-Grapevine. Please visit KeepGrapevineBeautiful.org/Gives to submit your application.
Historical Walking Tour – Thursday, September 1 – Saturday, October 29
Grapevine’s Historic Main Street District is the oldest settlement in Tarrant County, originating under the Lone Star flag of the Republic of Texas in 1844, a year before Texas was annexed by the United States of America. Come stroll through time, learn and explore on a guided tour of Grapevine’s history and heritage. Our visitor concierge guides will take you on a guided 90-minute journey including stops on Historic Main Street, Grapevine Vintage Railroad District and the Settlement to City Museums to name a few. With structures and buildings dating from the 1880s to the 1920s, Grapevine is truly a Texan gem. Tickets are available at GrapevineTicketLine.com.
Dates: Thursday, September 1 – Saturday, October 29
Times: 9 am, 1 pm, and 6 pm
Location: Grapevine Main Visitor Center, 815 South Main Street
Grapevine Farmers & Artisan Market - Every Saturday through September - FREE
The Grapevine Farmers and Artisan Market is an open-air market in Historic Downtown Grapevine offering fresh Texas produce, baked goods, and handcrafted Texas-made items. It is a great place to bring the whole family, learn about Texas products, and shop locally.
Dates: Saturdays through September 11
Time: 10 am – 4 pm
Location: Town Square Gazebo, 325 South Main Street
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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.