Photo Gallery: Community celebrates the grand opening of Grapevine Main Station

Grapevine Main Station is a $114 million project located in the heart of historic downtown Grapevine. (Sandra Sadek/Community Impact Newspaper)
Grapevine Main Station is a $114 million project located in the heart of historic downtown Grapevine. (Sandra Sadek/Community Impact Newspaper)

Grapevine Main Station is a $114 million project located in the heart of historic downtown Grapevine. (Sandra Sadek/Community Impact Newspaper)

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City council members and city staff cut the ribbon marking the official grand opening of Grapevine Main Station on April 24, 2021. (Sandra Sadek/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Grapevine Mayor William D. Tate gave a speech commemorating Grapevine's rich history. (Sandra Sadek/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Grapevine Mayor William D. Tate addresses guests during the grand opening celebration of Grapevine Main Station. (Sandra Sadek/Community Impact Newspaper)
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City council members, city staff and others raise their glasses and make a toast during the grand opening celebration of Grapevine Main Station. (Sandra Sadek/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Members of the Grapevine Convention and Visitors' Bureau offered guests refreshments during the event. (Sandra Sadek/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Members of the Grapevine Wine Pouring Society fill up guests' glasses ahead of the toast during the Grapevine Main Station grand opening celebration on April 24, 2021. (Sandra Sadek/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Guests took turns snapping photos in front of the train mural on the outside of the station on April 24. (Sandra Sadek/Community Impact Newspaper)
The city of Grapevine held a grand opening celebration for the Grapevine Main Station on April 24, marking the official dedication of the $114 million transit-oriented development project in the heart of historic downtown.

This latest public landmark, funded through both public and private sectors, is a 42,000-square-foot building consisting of Harvest Hall, a European-style food hall; Third Rail, an entertainment venue; Hotel Vin, a 120-room Marriott Autograph Collection boutique hotel; a 150-foot tall observation tower as well as office spaces, meeting rooms, ballrooms and a rooftop terrace. A peace plaza commemorating the day General Sam Houston and 10 Native American chiefs gathered to sign a peace treaty will be unveiled in fall 2021.


Grapevine Main Station is also part of the Dallas Road Corridor and the Cotton Belt Trail Extension project, which provides pedestrian-friendly access to mixed-use transportation options. This includes TEXRail, Grapevine Vintage Railroad, bike trails and more.

Several city council members, city staff and other individuals involved in the development and construction of the project were present. Mayor William D. Tate spoke about Grapevine's history and its tremendous growth over the years.

"As we turn through the pages of history today, we find ourselves beyond the tracks, with an international airport, original lake, a mass transit system to serve the metroplex, [and] a world-class city with ultimate amenities," Tate said. "In the 21st century, Grapevine became an international city. People from every state in the union and many foreign countries have made our community their home."
By Sandra Sadek
Sandra Sadek covers the cities of Grapevine, Southlake and Roanoke as well as Carroll ISD for Community Impact. She graduated from Texas State University where she majored in journalism and international relations. She has experience working for several local papers including the University Star, the Katy Times, and the Fort Stockton Pioneer. When she's not on the ground reporting, she enjoys a good book and a hot drink. Follow her on social media @ssadek19.


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