Performing Arts

Fort Worth is a premier destination for performing art patrons, making it no surprise that it’s home to one of the “top 10 opera houses in the world,” a “top 100 jazz club in the world,” and the nation’s longest-running opera.

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816 South Main Street 

817-310-8855 817-310-8855

The Texas Star Dinner Theater, located in Historic Downtown Grapevine is the new permanent home of Lone Star Murder Mysteries. Lone Star Murder Mysteries are produced by Lagniappe Productions a professional entertainment company with more than 30 years of ... More

120 S Main Street 

(817) 923-3012 (817) 923-3012

Three former TCU students formed this nonprofit theater group in 2000 with one mission: to broaden the availability of quality theater production in North Texas. Soon the plan grew, and now the production company houses members in Fort Worth, New York City, and ... More

1440 N. Main Street 

(817) 624-8333 (817) 624-8333

Artes de la Rosa, is the non-profit organization that manages the historic gem of Fort Worth 's Northside- The Rose Marine Theater, and Fort Worth's only Hispanic theater company - Teatro de la Rosa. Artes de la Rosa is dedicated to preserving, promoting, and ... More

1300 Gendy Street 

(817) 732-2360 (817) 732-2360

In 1963 the Arts Council was formed to provide funding and leadership to stimulate and assure the advancement of the arts throughout our community. Today’s Arts Council is a dynamic, multi-faceted, arts agency serving artists, arts organizations and the community ... More

1628 5th Avenue 

(817) 923-9500 (817) 923-9500

Arts Fifth Avenue stimulates, develops and preserves interest in tap dance and other complementary art forms and educates the general public to provide a forum of expression for dancers, choreographers, musicians, composers, and visual and performing artists. ... More

3803 Camp Bowie Boulevard 

(817) 738-7915 (817) 738-7915

Situated in the Cultural District, Ballet Concerto is a part of the urban renaissance community taking place in that area. Last year, the company celebrated 40 years of dance education and community outreach. Thousands enjoy the HOLIDAY SPECIAL in December, and ... More

P.O. Box 64311 

(817) 920-9004 (817) 920-9004

Fort Worth's oldest, largest, and original Folklorico dance group with a mission is to promote Mexican heritage and encourage multi-cultural understanding by teaching culture and history through dance and music. ... More

525 Commerce Street 

(817) 212-4200 (817) 212-4200

Rated by Travel + Leisure magazine as one of the Top 10 opera houses in the world, Bass Performance Hall is known for its magnificent architecture and extraordinary acoustics. It’s home to the Fort Worth Opera, Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, the Texas Ballet ... More

3101 West Lancaster 

(817) 332-2272 (817) 332-2272

Home to the largest performing arts organization in Tarrant County, this venue presents the best of musical theater and award-winning original plays. This "House of Tomorrow" stages a wide variety of shows, including Children's Playhouse. ... 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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