Since 1986. GrapeFest is the largest wine festival in the Southwest. Some of GrapeFest's most popular events include the People’s Choice Wine Tasting Classic, the largest consumer-judged wine competition in the nation;GrapeStomp; the Champagne Terrace; KidCave; GrapeFest Golf Classic; GrapeFest Tennis Classic;ItalianCarFest; four stages offering live music, the Texas Wine Tribute and much more. Admission is free to everyone all day Thursday and until 5 p.m. on Friday. Hours are Thursday, 10 a.m. to 10:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 11:30 p.m., and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Admission prices are $8 for adults, $5 for seniors (62+) and children (6-12). Weekend passes are available for $18 and souvenir weekend passes are $23. Admission is free for children five and under. Of course GrapeFest features a full line-up of delicious festival foods, craft brews and more to satisfy any palate. Stay in one of Grapevine’s hotels during GrapeFest and make it a getaway weekend!