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No need to spend a fortune to enjoy Fort Worth. Search below for free stuff to do in our city and you’ll find that Fort Worth offers plenty of value if you're on a budget.

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Fort Worth cuisine is as flavorful as the city's rich Western heritage and world-class artistic masterpieces.
If you're traveling with children, Fort Worth is a great destination for family fun. Don't miss our interactive museums like the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History and the National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame.
Want to enjoy Fort Worth without spending a lot of money? Search below for free stuff to do in our city. You'll find that Fort Worth offers plenty of value if you're on a budget.
When the sun goes down, Fort Worth really comes alive. Downtown Sundance Square provides sidewalks filled with people on the town, enjoying the many Fort Worth nightclubs, restaurants, movies and live theaters.
The Old West comes to life before your eyes during the Fort Worth Herd’s twice-daily cattle drive. Genuine Texas cowhands drive a herd of Texas longhorns down Exchange Avenue in the Stockyards National Historic District every day at 11:30 a.m. and 4 p.m.
You'll find something for every taste and budget — from authentic Western wear to chic fashions.
Watch the free Fort Worth Herd Cattle drive daily at 11:30 a.m. or 4 p.m. in the historic Stockyards.
Home of Texas Motor Speedway, Horned Frog football, Stockyards Championship Rodeo and more, Fort Worth is a haven for sports.
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3333 Camp Bowie Boulevard 

(817) 332-8451 (817) 332-8451

The Kimbell's permanent collection contains holdings ranging from the third millennium B.C. to the mid-20th century, and includes major works by Fra Angelico, Velazquez, Bernini, Rembrandt, Goya, Monet, Cezanne, Picasso, Mondrian and Matisse. It is also home to ... More

130 E. Exchange Avenue 

817-625-9715 817-625-9715

Located in the heart of the Fort Worth Stockyards, Stockyards Station provides an exciting blend of old and new Texas with historic walking tours along the Texas Trail of Fame, The Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame and more. The Station’s two dozen shops offer wine, ... More

3501 Camp Bowie Boulevard 

817-738-1933 817-738-1933

Designed by renowned architect Philip Johnson (1906-2005), the Amon Carter Museum of American Art houses a preeminent collection of American art including painting, sculpture, and works on paper; it has been a Fort Worth institution since 1961. The collection ... More

1700 University Drive 

817-332-4441 817-332-4441

BRIT’s mission is to conserve our natural heritage by deepening our knowledge of the plant world and achieving public understanding of the value plants bring to life. Open Monday through Friday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. and on Saturday from 10 a.m. – 2 ... More

9000 Blue Mound Road 

(817) 231-4000 (817) 231-4000

The Bureau of Engraving and Printing’s Western Currency facility, one of only two locations in the U.S. that print money (Washington, D.C. being the other), offers free 45-minute guided tours on weekdays. Stroll along an elevated walkway and actually see money ... More

131 E Exchange Avenue  Suite 140 

(817) 366-9675 (817) 366-9675

A nonprofit organization dedicated to the preservation of country music as a part of Texas heritage, the Cowtown Opry provides one of the most authentic Western experiences in the area. With free weekly concerts held outside on the steps of the Livestock Exchange ... More

203 Commerce Street 

(817) 255-9300 (817) 255-9300

Fire Station No. 1, part of the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, is a historic fire station near Fort Worth's Sundance Square District. The exhibit features interactive models (including a bucking bronco) that commemorate Fort Worth’s first 150 years, ... More

3220 Botanic Garden Boulevard 

817-871-7686 817-871-7686

Enjoy the captivating beauty of the oldest botanic garden in Texas. Fort Worth’s Botanic Gardens are home to more than 2,500 species of plants in its 23 specialty gardens. Plan a visit to the world-renowned Japanese Garden, where the koi-filled pools, sculptured ... More

817-298-3026 817-298-3026

The Fort Worth Community Arts Center supports local and regional artists by providing accessible and affordable exhibition, performance, workshop, classroom and office space. The Center's many gallery rooms showcase diverse, contemporary works by both emerging and ... More

Stockyards National Historic District 

(817) 336-4373 (817) 336-4373

Grab a spot on the sidewalk and watch the world’s only twice-daily cattle drive. Clad in authentic Western clothing from saddles to chaps, teams of real cowhands drive longhorns through the Stockyards on Exchange Avenue. ... More

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Fort Worth offers a variety of accommodations for every group's style, taste and budget. … More
Herd Steers
The Texas Longhorn and the American cowboy are two of the most enduring symbols of the Old West… More
Stockyards Station
Settled in 1849 as an army outpost, Fort Worth was one of eight forts assigned to protect from Indian attacks… More

Fort Worth CVB

800-433-5747 (Toll Free)

111 W. 4th Street, Suite 200

Fort Worth, Texas 76102

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