Stomp your way to victory at the annual GrapeStomp competition, sponsored by Tom Thumb/Albertsons, during Grapevine’s 31st Annual GrapeFest – A Texas Wine Experience, presented by Bank of the West. On September 14, 15, 16 and 17 in Historic Downtown Grapevine, festival attendees will have the opportunity to face off in teams of two and crush approximately 18 pounds of grapes in two minutes.

Heats will take place every half hour Thursday from 4 – 7:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday from 2 – 7:30 p.m. and Sunday from 12 – 2:30 p.m. across from City Hall. Daily winners will advance to compete in the Grand Championship StompOff on Sunday, September 17 at 4 p.m. Entry is $5 per person. The winners will be awarded the coveted “Purple Foot” award. Special GrapeStomp events include the Mayoral GrapeStomp on Saturday, September 16 at 11 a.m. and the Senior GrapeStomp on Friday, September 16 at 10:30 a.m. A free special stomping area is also available for kids 13 and under.

The 31st Annual GrapeFest, A Texas Wine Experience, presented by Bank of the West, will open on Thursday, September 14 at 10 a.m. 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. For more information, call the Grapevine Convention & Visitors Bureau at 817-410-3185 or visit

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Bank of the West, Member FDIC, Presenting Sponsor of the 31st Annual GrapeFest – A Texas Wine Experience