Fort Worth Kids Events

That old hibachi charm at Hanabi Japanese Cuisine

There are few things in the culinary world more ridiculously corny, and yet as comfortingly appealing, as the Japanese hibachi restaurant. First popularized 50 years ago by the now-ubiquitous Benihana chain, the hibachi experience changes little from city to city, and... Read on

Good Vibrations on the Near Southside

We love our outdoor events in Fort Worth, especially when they’re nicely sandwiched between winter and summer. April marks the start of a uniquely Fort Worth outdoor experience called Friday on the Green, a monthly concert series that runs from April through November... Read on

Family Fun Friday: Spring Break Plans for Kids in Fort...

Spring Break starts March 10 in Fort Worth, so be prepared to round up your herd for some big fun in Cowtown full of nature, culture, and history exploration. Introduce the kids to the opera with the fun loving performances of The Ugly Duckling and The Three Little Pigs... Read on

Family Fun Friday: Butterflies in the Garden

Butterflies in the Garden, the largest exhibit of live, exotic butterflies in North Texas, will flutter into the in the conservatory of the Fort Worth Botanic Garden on Saturday, March 1, 2014, and run through Sunday, April 6, 2014.The theme for the 2014 exhibit... Read on

Family Fun Friday: Children's Events at the Fort Worth...

The Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo, the oldest livestock show in the nation, gallops into town on January 17th and will continue at the Will Rogers Memorial Center through February 8th. The Show offers the largest indoor rodeo, PRCA extreme bull riding,... Read on

Polar Pajama Parties at the Fort Worth Museum of...

Start a new tradition with your family this holiday season: one that involves wearing your pajamas in public! It’s a Christmas experience that will make you believe as you grab your ticket and climb aboard for a special showing of The Polar Express in IMAX at the Omni... Read on

Family Fun Friday: Travel Back in Time on the Grapevine...

One of the best times to visit the Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District is when the Grapevine Vintage Railroad steams into the station, engines chugging and smoke billowing. Everyone nearby stops to take notice as the massive locomotive slowly grinds to a... Read on

Family Fun Friday: Fall Festival at the Japanese...

When kids think of Japan, they may remember scenes from The Karate Kid or Mulan, but there is a more traditional side of the culture to be explored at the Japanese Garden Fall Festival. The cultural celebration is a bi-annual event that showcases the Japanese Garden at... Read on

Family Fun Friday: Five Family Halloween Events

From haunted houses to animal encounters, Fort Worth has family events that are sure to make spooktacular celebrations that are fun for all ages. Grab your candy bucket and don’t forget your costume when you hit the streets for Halloween in Cowtown. Boo at the Zoo:... Read on

The Toadies Return Home

The weather may be changing ever so slightly, but it’s still prime outdoor concert time here in Fort Worth. So, grab your suits and enjoy a “"splashing" good time at one of the many events scheduled for the month of September. Panther Island Pavilion, the only... Read on

Family Fun Friday: Free Family Programs at Fort Worth...

With back to school looming on the horizon, the library is probably the last place the kids want to visit, but Fort Worth Libraries are way more than just a place to study. Fun (and free) programs including everything from poetry reading to Zumba, as well as tons of... Read on

Family Fun Friday: 20 Years of Family Tradition at the...

Packing a picnic and heading to the Fort Worth Concerts in the Gardenhas been a tradition for my family as long as I can remember. In fact, the perennial event has been such a staple in my summer plans that I decided to do some math, and discovered that this year... Read on

Family Friendly Friday: BRIT Prairie Day

Hundreds of years ago, settlers who came to Fort Worth were greeted by rolling prairies for as far as the eye could see. Today, those welcoming fields have been replaced by growing cities and towns, but Botanical Research Institute of Texas (BRIT) remembers this... Read on

Family Fun Friday: Southside Bike Ride

There is nothing quite like the joy that comes from a family bike ride. With every turn, not only do you travel forward, but you also keep the air clean, get some exercise, and join a global community of riders who are traveling the miles using pedal power.  Be... Read on

Family Fun Fridays: Frontier Fort Days

If you are looking for a fun-and free-way to spend your weekend, bring your family out to Stockyard Exchange for the annual Frontier Forts Days, May 10-11, 2013. During the two-day event, the Stockyard National Historic District will take you back in time to the wild... Read on

Fort Worth Family Fun at the Nature Center & Refuge

Spring has finally sprung! Now that the weather is warming up, it’s the perfect time to explore the great outdoors! What better place to do that than the Fort Worth Nature Center and Refuge? With over 3,600 acres for visitors to explore the Nature Center is one of the... Read on

Spring Break Fun at the Bureau of Engraving and...

Check out this free Fort Worth activity during spring break at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing, where over half of the nation's currency is produced! From Tuesday, March 12 – Friday, March 15, 2013, enjoy two floors of interactive exhibits and displays showcasing... Read on

Bird's Christmas Tree at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden

Looking for something creative for the kids to do during this Christmas holiday season? Check out Bird's Christmas Tree, a Fort Worth kids event at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden in the Fort Worth Cultural District on Saturday, December 1, 2012 from 11 a.m. – 12:30... Read on

Big 12 Top 12 Ideas in Fort Worth

Football season is just around the corner and with all the excitement of TCU joining the Big 12 Conference,  the FWCVB was inspired to add a new edition to the covering all things Big 12 TCU football from the innaugural schedule to any news, happenings and... Read on

Fort Worth Zoo Lone Star Mysteries and Wild Encounters

Everyday at the Fort Worth Zoo, watch a real-life mystery unfold before your eyes during the new Wild West stage show, "Lone Star Mystery" featuring none other than the Zoo's animals! Located at the Outdoor Learning Theatre, outside of Texas Wild!, Zoo visitors can... Read on