0Grapevine, Texas celebrates summer Texas style, with Grapevine’s 5thannual SummerBlast, running Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend. Grapevine, 20 miles from Dallas, is a destination all its own, with plenty of outdoor activities for families, and waterparks where you can cool off.

You can also find free family fun. So get your boots and head to Grapevine.

Light up the Sky

See weekly fireworks over Lake Grapevine every Friday night at theSummerBlast Fireworks Show. The spectacle starts at 9:30 pm and can be seen from the rooftop of the parking garage at Gaylord Texan Resort, as well as parks throughout Grapevine. There are even more fireworks at the 31stAnnualJuly 4thFireworks Extravaganza..

0-1Out of This World

Grapevine NASA Blast,the Grapevine Convention & Visitors Bureau’s Grand Gallery, is a free space-themed exhibit featuring more than 100 items on loan from the Kennedy Space Center in Houston. See an original Apollo Space Suit and a model Space Shuttle. Open daily, June 1 – August 25.

Main Street Tower

Grapevine’s GlockenspielClock Towerfeatures two 9-foot tall Glockenspiel characters, known as theWould-Be Train Robbers,Nat Barrett and Willy Majors.  Approximately 75 feet above ground, these figures emerge from the Tower several times each day to attempt a lucrative train heist.