Things to Do

Local Events in Fort Worth


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October 21 | Magnolia Village

Celebrating it’s 15th year, ArtsGoggle is a popular festival of local arts in Fort Worth’s Near Southside. This free to the public, family-friendly event attracts a diverse crowd with live music, artistic displays of every kind, food, drink, and fun for everyone.

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Red Steagall Cowboy Gathering

October 27-29 | Fort Worth Stockyards

This celebration of the nation’s premier western heritage event has been voted ‘Best Gathering and Best Family Event’ by the readers of American Cowboy Magazine. Come enjoy these great events during the weekend. Learn more > 

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Japanese Garden Fall Festival

October 28-29 | Fort Worth Japanese Garden

Enjoy traditional Japanese dance, music, martial arts, raku, tea ceremonies and more at Texas's oldest and popular botanic garden. Buy tickets or learn more > 

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Bell Helicopter Fort Worth Alliance Air Show

October 28-29 | Fort Worth Alliance Airport

The Bell Helicopter Fort Worth Alliance Airshow is one of the nation's premier air shows drawing the best in aviation talent and ground activities. This year the U.S. Navy Blue Angels will be the feature act. Buy tickets or learn more > 

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Pumpkin Spice 5K, 10K & 15K Marathon

November 18 | Panther Island Pavilion

Join us the Saturday before Thanksgiving at Panther Island for a race that is sure to help you celebrate the fall season. Runners will receive sweet treats on the stellar course and at the finish line.

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Fort Worth Parade of Lights

November 19 | Downtown Fort Worth

The Fort Worth Parade of Lights is a Christmas parade with lighted floats in the evening, featuring over 100 illuminated entries. Entries are community groups and supporters from around Fort Worth.

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26th Annual Fort Worth Jingle Ball Run

December 2 | Panther Island Pavilion

’Tis the season to live it up and be jolly for a reason! Bring a team of friends, family and co-workers to run or walk, spread smiles and good cheer … and be a Champion of Yes! 100 percent of your registration fee and fundraising efforts go to this great cause.