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2012 Main Street Arts Festival – April 19-22

15 Apr

The Main Street Arts Festival is back with street performances, a variety of art and music! Every Spring downtown Fort Worth fills up with North Texans looking for outdoor free fun. Browse the many pieces of Main Street and enjoy some food and beverage vendors with the Main Street coupons which can be purchased at booths throughout the area. Admission to the 2012 Main Street Arts Festival is Free!

Start your weekend on Thursday and head to Sundance Square for great artistic energy that Fort Worth has to offer. The dates for Main Street Art Festival are April 19-22. When considering available Parking for the festival check HERE for street closures before you leave the house. Other transportation options include riding your bike (free parking for cyclists at Biek Corral at 4th and Houston St), Park and Ride Bus service from Billy Bobs, or the TRE. Again, be sure to plan ahead because there will be streets closed off downtown.

Explore a wide variety of diverse art in all just about all forms (i.e. ceramics, graphics, print, paint, photography, metalwork.). Artists close down at 8:00pm every night Thursday through Saturday, and at 6:00pm on Sunday. There will be two whole blocks of kids creative and interactive artistic activities for all ages.

Take a look at the Food selection offered at Main St Art Festival : http://www.mainstreetartsfest.org/experience-main-st./culinary-arts/


There will be three stages along downtown Fort Worth streets featuring some of the best entertainment from the local community and around the country as well.

Get out of the house this Spring and head to lively downtown Fort Worth for one of the city’s largest music festivals held April 19 – 22. You have four days to choose form and it’s FREE to attend. Experience the vibrancy of Funk Town at the largest festival in the Southwest.


Thursday – Saturday………….10am – 11pm

Sunday………………………..………10am – 8pm

*Coupons at the Festival are $10 for a book of 10 and $1.00 per coupon.

Fort Worth Stock Show Parade at Sundance Square

8 Jan

Head to downtown Forth Worth for a real “Texas” experience. The Fort Worth Stock Show Parade will be Saturday, January 14th in Sundance Square. Beginning at 11:00am with the 116th Edition of Southwestern Exposition and Livestock Show and Rodeo this event is sure not to disappoint. It will feature over 4,000 participants and over 1,000 head of livestock. Family and friends are sure to witness lots of cowboys, horses, wagons, steers, marching bands and floats at the “All Western Parade”! If you want a good seat get there early (just like with any parade) and witness it all go down on Houston Street or Main Street. Tickets to attend the various Fort Worth Stock Show / Rodeo / Southwest Exposition can be purchased at the Will Rogers Coliseum or any Ticketmaster locations. January 13th is the day that The 2012 Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo officially opens. The Parade kicks off The Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo which will continue through February 4th.

Get a glimpse of the Parade Map.

Saddle up and trot on down to this extraordinary celebration of legendary Texas culture. It’s only tradition that we fire things up with a parade on the first Saturday! Visit http://www.fwssr.com for more info on the Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo and all related festivities.

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