By: Deb Cantrell
By: Amber Bell
I was born and raised here in Fort Worth, Texas. I honestly thought I had seen and done everything I could in this city. After compiling this list, I learned that I have just brushed the surface of all the things that Fort Worth has to offer. In no particular order, this list highlights the best of Fort Worth, from famous steakhouses under neon lights to local wineries that capture the tranquility of country living. Now it was hard to narrow it all down to just 95 things, so if we missed anything, be sure to comment below!
Visit A Piece of Work to participate in Fort Worth’s first interactive art lounge. The studio combines paint and wine for a truly unique experience. Visitors can chose from open paint classes, couples and family classes, and private events.
I know I would rather jump on a trampoline to high energy music than run on a treadmill. Break up with your boring cycle at Altitude Trampoline Park. This Fort Worth trampoline park isn’t just for kids – it’s a great place to work out, offering unique fitness classes at its location.
On the second Saturday of each month, the Amon Carter Museum offers “Sensory Saturdays.” This is a program specially designed for children on the Autism spectrum. Families not only get a chance to check out the exhibits but also complete a hands-on art project.
Amphibian Stage Productions was started by three former TCU theatre graduates as a nonprofit that brings innovative and engaging works of theatre and stand-up comedy to Fort Worth. This local theatre also gives you a voice, accepting scripts from March to the end of June each year. The theatre also takes applications for crew and talent.
The best way to explore the Trinity River is by being in it. Backwoods Paddle Sports offers paddle board, kayak and canoe rentals that launch out of Panther Island Pavilion. If you are visiting with a group, Backwoods offers customized tours and packages for the ultimate boating experience. Also be sure to take advantage of their special offers located on their website. My favorite is the “Half off Tuesdays,” which offers half off boat rentals on Tuesdays from 9-6 p.m.
Everyone knows about this iconic honky-tonk, but not every knows that it has much more to offer than a great Friday night. Many visitors don’t know that Billy Bob’s offers dance lessons, bull riding and their own Honky-Tonk Kitchen. For the most authentic Texas atmosphere, Billy Bobs is the place to visit.
BRIT stands for the Botanical Research Institute of Texas, a scientific research and learning center focused on conservation and knowledge sharing. BRIT is open to the public on the first Saturday of every month, and you can schedule a tour at any time. The institute offers ambassador-led tours, children's story time and botanists on hand to answer any of your questions about plant growing.
Bird Café is located right on Sundance Square, offering patrons a scenic patio view of downtown Fort Worth. While open for all meals, this restaurant is best known for brunch. The Bird Mimosa combines Prosecco, orange juice and hibiscus for a Texas spin on a crowd favorite.
Did you know that over half of the nation’s currency order is produced here in Fort Worth? The Bureau of Engraving and Printing offers free admission and tours Tuesday through Friday. Visitors can see the entire process from a suspended walkway over the production floor. After that the visit includes an informative film, two floors of exhibits and history, and a gift shop.
Burger’s Lake offers 30 acres of swimming, sandy beaches, picnic tables, diving boards and a slide, all monitored by a certified life guard. The park also has inner tubes available for rental, as well as both sand and grass volleyball courts.
With one of the largest theater schools in the nation, Casa Manana strives to advance performing arts by offering Broadway productions and children’s theater for public viewing. Student rush tickets are available to teachers and students with valid ID for discounted tickets to see the show the day before opening night.
The Chisholm Trail Mural, painted by Richard Haas in 1985, is one of the most photographed buildings in downtown Fort Worth. Located in Sundance Square, this mural encompasses the history of the south and pays homage to legendary cattle drives of the area.
Circle Theatre is another local performing arts venue that specializes in contemporary and innovative performances presented in an intimate setting. During its four decades in Fort Worth, the venue has produced a number of plays starring local talent. If you want to get in on the action, check their website for their listing of auditions.
Every Saturday you can head over to the Clearfork Farmer's Market to taste the abundance of local agriculture efforts and vendors dedicated to bringing fresh quality products to the community. Located on the riverfront of the Trinity River, it is truly the best of both worlds as country and city life collide to bring us the best of Fort Worth.
Nothing is more relaxing than sitting on a blanket under the stars at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden. Except maybe if you add an accompanist by the Fort Worth Symphony. Concerts in the Garden is an annual concert series hosted every summer at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden. The event is BYOB, and guests are allowed to either reserve a table or arrive early to lay out a blanket on the lush grass.
Not only is Cowtown Bowling one of the only locally owned bowling alleys in the city – it is also filled with some great deals. Almost every day the bowling alley offers some sort of special for visitors. Their Lunch and Bowl special includes two games of bowling, lunch and shoe rental for $10 from 11-2 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Fun for kids and adults, this Texas-sized maze is a unique form of entertainment. The Cowtown Cattlepen Maze includes a two-story observation deck for patrons to view the maze before entering. Once you start, it’s a race against the clock to see who can make it to the different checkpoints and out the other end the fastest.
One of the best ways to see Fort Worth is by joining the Cowtown Cycle Party. This journey will have you pedaling through the heart of downtown with the option of stopping at Sundance Square, the Fort Worth Water Gardens or Magnolia Avenue. This party is BYOB though, so be sure to bring a stocked cooler. The Cowtown Cycle Party is usually just reserved for groups, but the Make New Friends mixer allows you to purchase individual tickets aboard the cycle.
Coyote Drive-In is Fort Worth’s one and only drive-in theater. Their concession stand includes theater favorites along with a full beer and wine menu. My favorite special is the $5 Dollar Tuesday Double Feature, which makes for an affordable viewing experience. Coyote Drive-In is open year round. There's ice skating on the grounds in the winter, while in the summer you can enjoy conversation around a bonfire, in addition to watching a movie.
Eagle Mountain Lake is one of the most beautiful lakes in North Texas. Extending over 8,000 acres, this lake leaves plenty of room for boating, fishing and water sports. Anchor down in a party cove to swim and drink with other lake goers.
Some of the best hiking in Fort Worth is located at Eagle Mountain State Park. This nature center and park has over 400 acres of Texas landscape and lake views. Eagle Mountain State Park is open to the public for free and has trails for every skill level. Keep your eyes open for deer, armadillos and other Texas wildlife.
The Ball-Eddleman McFarland House, located off Lancaster Avenue, is a prime example of Queen Anne-style Victorian architecture. Built in 1899 this Fort Worth historical landmark has been largely unaltered over the years. The residence is available for individual and group tours. It's also one of Fort Worth's most unique wedding venues.
Epic Helicopters provides a bird’s-eye view of North Texas. It's the largest helicopter tour operator in Fort Worth and provides several unique tour opportunities to choose from. You can choose a Holiday Lights Tour, Fort Worth City Tour or a Romance in the Air couples tour. There's also a wine tour, which will take you to a local winery that will provide wine pairs, meals and a grounds tour.
Test your problem solving skills at The Escape Room. A true team building activity, this interactive form of entertainment challenges you and your group to complete a puzzle and escape the room in under 60 minutes. You can choose from a variety of scenarios including, but not limited to, escaping from prison or solving a cold case.
A local pottery studio housed in an old fire house, Firehouse Pottery offers pottery lessons, commissions and a working studio. Firehouse Pottery is an intimate studio that provides private lessons for beginners in pottery.
If you have ever wondered how whiskey is made, then Firestone & Robertson Distilling Co. will be happy to teach you. Voted the “Best American Craft Whiskey” at the San Francisco World Spirit Competition, the F&R Distilling Co. has created a distinct drink that combines the flavors of honey butter, bananas, coffee and caramel for an 82-proof Texas blend whiskey. The distillery is open for group tours on select Saturdays during the year.
With more than 50 years in service, the Forest Park Miniature Railroad is the perfect way to show your child the Trinity River. The five-mile, 35-minute journey crosses six bridges and has been a Fort Worth family tradition since 1959. The train ride is cash only and picks up in two places: the Forest Park and Trinity Park depots.
Forest Park Public Pool is the oldest aquatics center in Fort Worth, open Tuesday-Sunday for just $5 for children and $6 for adults, making it a fun and affordable summer activity. This swimming pool offers dive-in child’s movies, swimming lessons, slides and sun bathing areas.
The Fort Worth Aviation Museum tells the history and accomplishments of aviation in North Texas. The museum houses indoor and outdoor displays along with cockpit and flight simulations. A tour guide will be happy to assist all visitors with a personalized tour of the property. Active military and their family are welcome to visit free of charge.
If you love Broadway shows you will have to check out Bass Performance Hall in downtown Fort Worth. This large performing arts center welcomes touring Broadway productions, the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, ballet and opera performances.
With over 110 acres and 22 specialized gardens, the Fort Worth Botanic Garden is a must for anyone visiting Fort Worth. The Fort Worth Botanic Garden puts on several events throughout the year including their summer concert series, guided public walking tours and family discovery days.
Cowtown Winery is a full production winery located in the historic Fort Worth Stockyards. Many locals know about the weekend acoustic music nights and their abundance of drink specials during the week. However, many don’t know that the winery offers a Stockyards Ghost Tour. This 90-minute walking tour through the Stockyards makes a stop at their very own haunted winery to learn about the paranormal activity that has been witnessed.
Step back in time as the old west comes to life during the twice daily cattle drives in the Stockyards National Historic District every day at 11:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. The best place to view the Fort Worth Herd is East Exchange Avenue in front of the Stockyards Visitor Center. If you can’t make either of those times, you can view the herd in their pens behind the Livestock Exchange Building.
The Fort Worth Museum of Science and History is perfect for anyone with kids or anyone that loves to get their hands dirty. This museum offers DinoLabs and DinoDigs where visitors can uncover fossils and learn about dinosaurs. The Havener Gallery provides a space for changing exhibits, and the Omni Imax Theater shows educational movies during operating hours.
Another great place to hike in North Texas is the Fort Worth Nature and Refuge Center. The park is over 3,000 acres with 20 miles of trails. The trails themselves cut though forests, prairies and wetlands. There is even a bison range and prairie dog town where you can witness native wildlife. This park is open from 7 a.m. through 5 p.m. and charges $5 for admission.
One of Fort Worth’s most famous annual events is the Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo. This is a perfect time to see firsthand the culture and history of the city. Visitors can stop and look at all of the animals before cheering on their favorite cowboys and cowgirls as they compete in a variety of traditional western events.
Designed by Phillip Johnson, the Fort Worth Water Gardens is an oasis in Downtown Fort Worth adjacent to the convention center. This relaxing urban plaza features three pools of water that can be enjoyed any time of the year.
One of the most popular attractions in the area is the Fort Worth Zoo. Voted the No. 5 zoo in the nation by USA Travel Guide, the Fort Worth Zoo lives up to the hype. This particular zoo houses over 7,000 native and exotic animals and offers 12 permanent exhibit areas, a Safari Splash aquatic center and an outdoor education center. The Summer Zoo Camp is a stand out program that offers a variety of educational zoo excursions for children.
Fossil Rim is a self-drive through wildlife park that allows visitors to get up close and personal with many endangered species. The wildlife center offers several camps and special educational tours that need to be booked in advance. At the beginning of the park, you can purchase food to feed animals like giraffes, deer and ostriches along the way. Another part of the drive is the Children’s Animal Center, which allows you to get out of your car and pet goats and pigs.
The longest running show in the southwest is Fort Worth’s own Four Day Weekend. This award-winning comedy improv group performs every Friday and Saturday night. Its hour and 45-minute show will have you falling out of your seat laughing as performers take suggestions from the audience. These shows usually sell out, so it is important to purchase tickets ahead of time and show up early to get good seats.
Friday on the Green is a monthly concert series from April to October that showcases the region’s best local talent, food, and drinks. The event takes place on Magnolia Green, between Magnolia Avenue and Rosedale Street. Grab your blanket, bring your dog and enjoy this free neighborhood celebration.
One of Fort Worth’s best places to watch comedy is Hyena’s Comedy Nightclub. Join them in their intimate theatre for their Friday or Saturday night show, or stop by for free comedy on select Thursday nights. Another great perk of this comedy club is its close proximity to free parking in two of the Sundance Square parking garages.
One of the most popular areas of the Fort Worth Botanic Garden is the Japanese Gardens. The traditional Japanese landscaping consists of cherry blossoms, bamboo, bridges and ponds that house over 1,200 koi fish. Be sure to meet them for their public tea ceremonies on the third Saturday of each month. The gardens are also available for private tours by appointment.
Best known for their patio, Joe T Garcia’s is the place for authentic Mexican food in Fort Worth. Don’t be thrown off by the long line – it moves fast and just gives you the excuse to order a pitcher of margaritas while you wait. Remember, always choose to sit outside on the patio!
Jubilee Theatre is the original home of African-American theatre in North Texas. Their mission is to create and produce theatrical works that reflect the African-American experience while attracting a diverse and multicultural audience. Take advantage of their preview performances. These are the shows leading up to opening night that are offered at a discounted price.
Located on Magnolia, Kent & Co. Wines isn’t just your traditional wine bar. In partnership with Frank Kent Dealership you can drop off your Cadillac or Hyundai in the morning for service, and it will be available for pickup at the end of the day. With over 300 wines in stock, Kent & Co. has one of Fort Worth’s best wine lists. If you aren’t a wine enthusiast, there are trusted wine stewards that can help you make a decision. One of the best events offered at Kent & Co. is Mixed Mondays. After a busy weekend there are always a few open bottles, and this is your chance to get a great glass of wine at a discounted price.
The Kimbell Art Museum offers a world class art collection, several traveling exhibits, fun educational programs and an extensive research library. The permanent collection is free to visitors, but the special exhibits require an admission cost. The Kimbell Kids Drop-In Studio is a children’s educational program available on select Saturdays. This class creates a space for both kids and adults to enjoy art together.
Take a trip down memory lane with Leonard’s Museum. The Leonard’s Department Store opened in 1918 and was a one-stop shop for Fort Worth residents. Enjoy free admission and look back at our local history with large displays filled with store and employee memorabilia.
Log Cabin Village is a living history museum telling the story of Texas’s pioneer era. This museum is owned and operated by the City of Fort Worth and offers visitors an educational experience with tours of 11 different locations on the property. The Log Cabin Village also hosts several events throughout the year including Cherokee basket weaving and a fire pit cooking class.
Inspired by the culture and ingredients of the West, Chef Tim Love serves what he refers to as "urban western cuisine" at Lonesome Dove. His menu isn’t for the faint of heart, though. If you are up for some adventure, try the rabbit, rattlesnake or kangaroo carpaccio.
One of the fastest growing neighborhoods in Fort Worth has to be Magnolia. This trendy street has been referred to as "restaurant row" because of its plethora of dining options. I would suggest eating at Cane Rosso, Brewed or Benito’s. After eating walk to the Magnolia Micro-Park located at the intersection of Magnolia Avenue and Henderson Street. During the summer the community hosts Friday on the Green, a free monthly food and music event.
Martin House Brewing is one of many local breweries in Fort Worth. What makes this one special is their selection. Martin House serves more than 30 rotating brews that include their year-round, micro-seasonal and limited edition beers. If you want to learn more about your favorite beer, check out the brewery’s weekly tours and tastings.
If you love art then the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth should be at the top of your list. The museum has an extensive collection of over 3,000 works, as well as rotating exhibits. The museum has one of the top rated gift shops and a small café with gorgeous views of the museum’s water features. Join the 2 p.m. free public tours Tuesday through Sunday led by trained docents to learn more about the art, or check out the museum's many public events and screenings.
National Cowgirl Hall of Fame and Museum is the only museum in the world that honors and celebrates women who helped shape the American West. The museum is located in the heart of the Fort Worth Cultural District in the Will Roger’s Memorial Complex. The property includes permanent and traveling exhibits, two theaters, a research library, archives and gift shop.
The Noble Planetarium housed in the Cattle Raisers Museum and a part of the Fort Worth Science and History Museum takes visitors through the galaxy to see more than 7,000 stars, views of the sun and a live feed from the Hubble Telescope. There's a variety of shows you can watch, as well as "Design a Mission," which lets the audience design and launch a mission to Mars or Jupiter.
With lots of rides, pools and other attractions, NRH20 is, ahem, swimming with fun. This North Richland Hills water park has plenty of areas to lay out and relax, along with large slides for those adrenaline junkies. Kids will love the Frogstein’s Splashatory, a five-story interactive water playground. There is even a Beachside Bay filled with white sand and beach volleyball courts.
One of Fort Worth’s first breweries, Panther Island Brewing, sits on the banks of the Trinity River. With four unique in-house brews the location is open for tastings and brewery tours. The brewery also offers many events and drink specials, including live music in the tap room.
Panther Island Pavilion has become one of the premier outdoor venues of downtown Fort Worth. Not only is the pavilion home to live music, their location along the Trinity offers a public sand beach for paddling, tubing, fishing and swimming. Their free summer concert series, “Rockin’ the River,” is the place to hear local country music while floating in the Trinity.
Pearl’s Dance Hall might just be the best place for traditional country, honky-tonk and swing music in Fort Worth. You will find true cowboys and cowgirls on the hardwood floor. This saloon has plenty of room for dancing with your partner as well as a long mahogany bar. Pearl’s Dance Hall and Saloon is only open on Friday and Saturday nights with a small cover charge.
TCU graduate Fritz Rahr carried on his family’s brewing tradition when he opened Rahr & Son's Brewing Company in Fort Worth. Over the past nine years the company has grown from producing 2,000 barrels a year to 20,000 barrels a year. You can tour and learn about the brewery on Tuesdays and Saturdays.
Located in the basement of the historic Woolworth building, the Scat Jazz Lounge is a live music venue showcasing national and local jazz performers. This intimate lounge will take you back in time with its swanky and comfortable interior. Join them every Sunday night for their free Black Dog Jam. The Black Dog Jam allows visitors to enjoy a night of jazz music with no cover charge.
Located off Sundance Square, Sid Richardson Museum houses an extensive collection of western art. This free art museum offers educational resources and tours. The museum offers several programs for visitors including summer art camps, movie screenings and performances.
Sundance Square is one of the must-see destinations for any visitor or resident of Fort Worth. This downtown plaza is surrounded with plenty of shopping, dining and entertainment options for a full day or night of fun. Check out the Chisholm Trail Mural or the large water display. Sundance Square Plaza also hosts many events like free exercise classes, movies and music.
Located in the historic Fort Worth Stockyards, the Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame gives visitors the chance to learn about the men and women that make the rodeo and West famous. With eight exhibits the museum covers everything from the cattle drives to the history behind Justin Boots. Be sure to visit the Jersey Lilly Photo Parlor for old time western photos located in the front lobby of the Cowboy Hall of Fame.
With the world’s largest HD screen, you won’t miss any of the action at Texas Motor Speedway. This speedway truly goes above and beyond to give fans a unique experience with pit, pre-race and garage passes. The Texas Motor Speedway app even allows you to get exclusive driver appearances and information.
Take me out to the ball game. Specifically to Globe Life Park in Arlington to cheer on the Texas Rangers. The Texas Rangers cater to their fans by offering several promotion events, university nights and special ball park tours that take you behind the scenes of baseball.
The Collective Brewing Project combines a full production brewery and taproom, welcoming visitors to sample beer you can’t get anywhere else. The brewery also hosts several events including beer yoga and vinyl nights. If you love the selection you can join their monthly Crowler Club for free and discounted brews.
Times Ten Cellars is just one of several wineries located in Fort Worth. This winery in particular offers visitors wine tastings on the patio, lounge or private tank room. While enjoying your tasting grab something off the menu like one of their wood-fired pizzas, hand crafted salads, dips or cheese boards.
When you want to escape the city, you don’t have to go far. Just head over to Trinity Park. This expansive series of trails and parks stretches along the banks of the Trinity River and includes a duck pond and miniature railroad, as well as playgrounds. Trinity Park also plays host to several community events and fun runs throughout the year.
The Trinity River Farm and Equestrian Center is the perfect place to visit if you are interested in riding lessons or horse boarding options. This equestrian center evens offers children’s summer camps and makes for a great party or event venue.
The Vintage Flying Museum strives to preserve America’s flying heritage by offering hands-on educational programming for kids and public tours of their facility and current restorations. You can tour 20 aircrafts, aviation exhibits and an engine room, as well as participate in discussions on physics and aviation careers. One of their most popular events is the Big Band Hangar Dance, where visitors are encouraged to dress in 1940s styles and swing dance until midnight.
One of the premier shopping and eating districts of Fort Worth lies on West Seventh. Large apartments and condos sit on top of art galleries, restaurants and boutiques, making this the perfect place to live and play. Residents love eating at restaurants like Thirteen Pies or Terra Mediterranean Grill. Many finish the evening off with a treat from Sweet Sammies or Steel City Pops.
Running north to south on the western side of the Metroplex is the Cross Timbers Wine Trail. Completing this trail of wineries should be any wine enthusiast’s goal. Six wineries run through the trail offering special tastings and events weekly. The wineries include Sunset Winery, Lost Oak Winery, Times Ten Cellars, Lightcatcher Winery, La Buena Vida Vineyards and Bushy Creek Vineyards.
Located in the lobby of the downtown Omni Hotel, Wine Thief Lounge is the perfect place to relax and unwind with a glass of wine. Stop by on the third Wednesday of each month for a special wine tasting class complete with appetizers from Bob’s Steak and Chop House. Be sure to grab a seat on their outdoor patio, which has views of the Fort Worth Water Gardens.
One of downtown Fort Worth’s only cocktail bars is Thompson’s Bookstore Bar. The bar is open daily, but its exclusive basement is only open Wednesday through Saturday.
Another way to enjoy Sundance Square Plaza is by participating in Yoga in the Square. This free yoga class is offered every other Saturday and all skill levels are invited. Just bring your mat and some friends for this fun workout class.
Movie Night in Sundance Square Plaza is an annual summer movie series lasting throughout the month of June. This free family friendly event provides tons of games and entertainment before the viewing. Be sure to bring your blankets and chairs to comfortably enjoy the movie.
Fort Worth is Frog country after all, and even if you're not planning to see a football game, TCU's campus is a beautiful place to go for a stroll.
Night Riders is not your normal pub crawl. This 21 and up bicycle group stops at local bars along the ride. It's a great way to get some exercise and have some fun.
Feel free to take your dog off its leash at the Z Bonz Dog Park located at 6950 W. Camp Bowie Blvd. This 10-acre dog park comes complete with agility toys, dog fountains, ponds and dog washing stations.
What better way to explore Fort Worth than by horse-drawn carriage? Visit Brazos Carriages at their carriage stand in front of the Worthington Hotel to experience a unique ride through downtown Fort Worth.
The Wharton-Scott House, also known as Thistle Hill, is a historic mansion located in Fort Worth. The Mansion was completed in 1904 and is now available for tours and rentals since its listing on the National Register of Historic Places. On the second Friday of each month, go beyond the standard tour for a chance to see the basement, carriage house, trunk room and servant quarters.
The Fort Worth Food Truck Park, located at 2509 Weisenberger St., is the first food truck park in Fort Worth. This park is only open from Friday to Sunday and hosts a wide range of options for any palette. Something unique to the venue is the cantina, which offers drink specials all weekend long.
Located along the Trinity River is the Clearfork Food Park. This food truck park is open Wednesday through Sunday offering plenty of options for everyone. Come out and enjoy live music, food and a perfect view of the Trinity River.
Reata's rooftop bar has one of the best views of downtown Fort Worth. Reata offers an upscale dining experience with legendary Texan cuisine and unique cocktail options.
If you loved the history at Log Cabin Village, you will have to check out their only off-site location, Van Zandt Cottage. Built in the 1850’s this cottage is the oldest home in Fort Worth on its original foundation and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Fans of the outdoors will love the Z Boaz Disc Golf Course. This challenging course is covered in trees and creeks. The course also has a Facebook page that announces public tournaments, so disc golf players can meet and play with other disc golfers.
One of the newest bars in town, Shipping & Receiving is a large industrial space that offers a wide selection of craft beers as well as shuffle boards and a patio for live music. The renovated warehouse is open late and hosts plenty of events.
Traders Village has a little to offer everyone. This large flea market has thousands of dealers for a long day of shopping, or if you are more interested in playing, you can purchase a $10 all-ride pass. I would recommend the nonalcoholic piña coladas that are served in a hollowed out pineapple with whipped cream and Hershey’s syrup.
A great way to explore the city is by using Segway Fort Worth. This company has several tours that take you on a journey through the Fort Worth Botanic Garden, Trinity Trails, West Seventh or the historic Fort Worth Stockyards. Segway Fort Worth also has unique options for visitors like Segway polo, challenge courses and scavenger hunts.
The Rose Marine Theater is Fort Worth’s only Hispanic theater company. Over the years the theater has won awards for their children’s programming and theater productions. The venue offers an intimate place for productions and movie screenings, as well as a large outdoor patio and art gallery. One of the theater’s missions is to provide educational art and cultural programs for low income neighborhoods. They accomplish this through their after school children’s programs and school camps that are free of charge for families that qualify.
The Fort Worth Public Library Central location is situated in the heart of downtown Fort Worth. Worth visiting because of the gorgeous building, the library also has several unique features for visitors. With tax assistance and Spanish conversion classes, this library serves the community well. Check out their events page for information about movie nights and book clubs.
SiNaCa Studio School of Glass and Gallery is an educational facility located off Magnolia that offers classes on glass blowing, kiln forming and flame working. The gallery and studio also offers classes that are open to the public that let you get an introductory look at different glass art techniques.
A must for any Texas summer is cheering on your favorites at Lone Star Park. Place your bets and then run to the fence to get close to all the action.
Bonnell’s is the true definition of fine dining in Fort Worth. Head chef Jon Bonnell follows a farm-to-table philosophy, working with local farmers and ranchers to bring guests some of the highest quality food options. Now with two dining locations, Bonnell’s Fine Texas Cuisine and the Waters Bonnell’s Coastal Cuisine, Bonnell serves up some seriously good eats.
By: Deb Cantrell
By: Amber Bell