Fort Worth Events

Fort Worth EventsFort Worth offers some of the best sporting and entertainment special events in the country to its residents and visitors on a yearly basis. Fort Worth is already known to offer some of the best options for dining and nightlife. The special events that are put on in the city each year really make the city stand out on the national landscape.

Sports
Fort Worth is home to some of the most exciting professional sports franchises in the country. The Dallas Cowboys, also known as “America’s Team”, play at Cowboys stadium nearby. Just across the parking lot from them is the home of the Texas Rangers, the professional baseball team in the area. Fort Worth also gives professional and hockey fans great franchises to cheer for in the 2011NBA Champion Dalllas Mavericks and the Dallas Stars in the NHL. When it comes to college sports locals cheer for local favorite Texas Christian University. Also how could Fort Worth call itself “The City of Cowboys and Culture” without having a year round rodeo?

Those that are into extreme sports will enjoy The “Over the Edge Festival”. This event is held in Downtown Fort Worth each year. During the event brave individuals will rappel down one of the skyscrapers that make up the beautiful Fort Worth Skyline. Those that are brave enough can even sign up themselves and take part in the challenge themselves.

Cultural Events
Fort Worth isn’t just a great sports town. The city also boasts a strong cultural heritage. This is evident during the MAIN ST. Fort Worth Arts Festival. This festival is the premier cultural event in Fort Worth each year. During the event artists, vendors, musicians, and performance artists display their work and perform down the length of Main Street in Fort Worth. The MAIN St. Festival has even gained national attention as the 3rd largest arts festival in the country by the Art Fair Sourcebook. Those that are looking for art, and lots of it, could do themselves a favor by visiting this annual event in Fort Worth.

Many have heard of the Macy’s parade on Thanksgiving. Fort Worth has its own world class parade the day after Thanksgiving. It’s called the Chesapeke Energy Parade of Lights. The parade features floats, lights, and even Santa. At the end of the Parade the Christmas tree in Sundance Square is lit by Santa himself.

Fort Worth is dedicated to bring both its residents and its visitors the best in entertainment throughout the year. These special events are just a small part of what the city offers every year. Do not hesitate to visit Fort Worth and see for yourself.