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Upcoming Events in Fort Worth

Fort Stockton

Barrio Fest

Sept. 12-15

Fort Stockton Community Theatre , 102 S. Nelson St.

Barrio Fest is a celebration of Hispanic culture in the heart of Fort Stockton. Experience the rich traditions and lively spirit of the “barrio” (neighborhood) surrounding the Community Theatre and Nelson Street. Enjoy family-friendly activities, educational exhibits, cultural showcases, historical tours, food and craft vendors, and live music.

Fort Worth

Cal Tri Fort Worth

Sept. 15

Marine Creek Field, 2596 Jim Wright Freeway

The Cal Tri Fort Worth has 14 event options where competitors run, bike, and swim various distances. There’s also a free youth sprint for kids ages 7 to 17.


Sept. 26-28

Trinity Park, 2933 Farmhouse Way

This Munich-style celebration of German culture includes the best in German food, beer, and entertainment. Thursday’s ceremonial “Tapping of Zie Kegs” kicks off the fun and the festival continues through Saturday with carnival rides, dachshund races, bier barrel rolling, stein hoist competitions, a 5K and Fun Run, and entertainment that includes party bands on multiple stages.


Kendall County Wild Game Dinner

Oct. 19

Kendall County Youth, Agriculture, and Equestrian Center, 648 FM 289

At this fundraiser for the Kendall County Jr. Livestock Association, returning cook teams as well as a few new ones create gourmet wild game dishes including bacon-wrapped quail, fried alligator and axis, and wild boar chili verde.

Fort Worth

Saints and Sinners Cemetery Tour

Oct. 26-27

Oakwood Cemetery, 701 Grand Ave.

Presented by the North Fort Worth Historical Society, the 17th annual tour takes visitors on a stroll through Oakwood Cemetery, where they get to meet and hear the famous and infamous “residents” tell their histories.

Margaret’s Market Boutique

Nov. 4-8, 11-13

Margaret’s Market Boutique, 1326 Pennsylvania Ave.

Benefiting the Woman’s Club of Fort Worth, this annual holiday market and boutique offers gifts and other items for all occasions, including holiday and home décor, jewelry, women’s fashions, gourmet food, children’s toys and clothing, and books.


Nov. 16-Dec. 31

Fort Worth Botanic Garden, 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd.

The international sellout sensation, “Lightscape,” returns to the 120-acre Fort Worth Botanic Garden for its third consecutive year to dazzle audiences with more than 1 million holiday lights and never-before-seen artistic installations from around the world throughout a 1.2-mile walking trail. In total, over 80 percent of “Lightscape” is new and reimagined for 2024.

Parade of Lights

Nov. 24

Downtown Fort Worth, 777 Taylor St.

The GM Financial Parade of Lights illuminates the streets of downtown Fort Worth for the 42nd year. The parade includes more than 100 illuminated floats, an array of festive performers, holiday décor, live music, and hundreds of thousands of sparkling lights. Carrying on the tradition, this year’s parade concludes with a special appearance from Santa and Mrs. Claus on their finale float.


Christmas In Comfort

Nov. 30

Comfort Historic District, Seventh and High streets

More than 100 arts, crafts, and food vendors fill the historic district of Comfort. Families have fun at Santa Land, and live music, shopping, and a lighted parade and fireworks display help bring in the holiday season.

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