Get thirsty: Grapefest is upon us.
Get thirsty: Grapefest is upon us.
Brian Maschino

This Weekend: Grapefest, Pride Brunch and a Hello Kitty Food Truck

The 32nd annual GrapeFest is a “Texas wine experience” that boasts that it’s the largest wine festival in the Southwest U.S. You’ll find the people’s choice wine-tasting classic, a grape stomp, the champagne terrace, kids’ world and the plaza wine experience with guest wineries from the northern coast of California and the La Rioja region of Spain.

When: Thursday through Sunday

Where: Downtown Grapevine

Tickets: $8-23 (Children 5 and younger get in for free)


The adored Hello Kitty Cafe Truck returns to DFW this weekend with “supercute treats and merch.” Coffee drinks and sweets seem to make up the food on this one, but it seems what draws their large crowds is the branded truck and collectible items for sale. Find out for yourself.

When: 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15

Where: Southlake Town Square, 1560 E. Southlake Blvd., Southlake


CorePower Yoga is heading to Lower Greenville for a rooftop yoga class. It’s a level 2 class with guided meditation at the start. After all of that sweat with a view, you can indulge in a brunch buffet with mimosas. Just bring a yoga mat, a towel, water and your ID.

When: 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, Sept. 15

Where: HG Sply Co., 2008 Greenville Ave. (Lower Greenville)

Tickets: $15-25


There is plenty going on in Oak Lawn this weekend for Dallas Pride. He Said Magazine is part of that with its Pride brunch that will offer a special breakfast menu with a French twist. The online magazine’s editor-in-chief and publisher, Cooper Koch, and editor Steven Lindsey will be there — which means, at the very least, you’ll hear some good stories. You can valet your car ($8) and leave it to go to the Pride Fest at Reverchon Park down the street, too.

When: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15

Where: Perle on Maple in the Stoneleigh Hotel, 2927 Maple Ave. (Uptown)

Tickets: Reservations are recommended through OpenTable or by calling the restaurant at 469-375-5846.


How about a tour in which you experience the few Dallas restaurants that have appeared on national TV? During the Triple D Tour, you’ll get a lot of flavor and a lot of variety as you visit some of the city's most lauded restaurants. Price includes air-conditioned bus transportation, food from the venues and drinks on board. You can also BYOB.

When: 12:30-4:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15

Where: Starts at Pecan Lodge, 2702 Main St. (Deep Ellum)

Tickets: $59


This weekend offers a fun chance for little ones to learn all about beekeeping at Little Farmer Activities: Honey. Join the Texas Honeybee Guild, which will lead this event and provide a fun activity for tiny farmers ages 4-10.

When: 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 16

Where: Outside the Shed by the water play tables at the Farmers Market, 920 S. Harwood St.

Tickets: Free

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