Fort Worth Convention and visitors Bureau Blog

Author: Josie Villa-Singleton
Josie Singleton and her family love seeking out adventure whether it's in the Atlas Mountains of Morocco or the natural prairie lands of Tandy Hills Park. Though their travels have taken them all over the world, they've learned that there's no place like home, here in Fort Worth.

Josie is a Fort Worth native and loves sharing all her favorite things about the city with her family and readers of her blog, Eat This Fort Worth. Josie created the blog to bring attention to all of the great local eateries in and around Fort Worth and to encourage readers to support local restaurateurs. Josie also writes about food for local publications such as Fort Worth Foodie and 76107 Magazine.

Josie and her husband, Russ, are passionate about cultivating an appreciation for the outdoors in their two sons, Aidan and Ignatius. Her favorite family friendly activities include biking on the Trinity Trails, slacklining wherever they can and hiking at the Fort Worth Nature Center. Their go-to family friendly dining spots include Thailicious, Tokyo Cafe, Spiral Diner, Cafe Brazil and Rodeo Goat. Follow Josie's food blog at

It's time for the Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo, y'all. Wrangle the kiddos for this family-friendly event running from January 18 to February 9. The All Western Parade kicks off the start of the Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo on Saturday, January 19, at 11:00 a.m. and you can catch it along the

Public Pools Worth a Dive

Posted On August 12, 2016 | Josie Villa-Singleton

Summer is here and so is the heat, but that’s no reason to hide indoors. Cool off at one of Fort Worth’s fine public pools. The public pools offer a safe, life-guarded swimming experience for you and your family. Rates are $5 for patrons 17 and under and $6 for those 17 and over, so it’s an
There is no better way to start your day than at one of these 7 favorite breakfast stops in Fort Worth. 1. Pearl Snap Kolaches This quaint spot tucked in the Westside offers the best selection of kolaches in Fort Worth. If you're a fan of these tasty, sweet and savory filled pastries you no longer
Fort Worth is full of family-friendly activities and there are plenty of reasons to bring your family here. There's plenty to discover and do, no matter your age. Fort Worth Zoo The Fort Worth Zoo is the oldest in Texas and was founded in 1909. Since then the Zoo has grown tremendously and
Folks visiting with horses in tow have a few options. We've rounded up five spots that let you take a load off and sit a spell. Will Roger Memorial Center Easily the most horse-friendly attraction in Fort Worth, the Will Rogers Memorial Center plays host to numerous equestrian events year-round

Holiday Fun in Fort Worth

Posted On November 14, 2015 | Josie Villa-Singleton

The holidays are an exciting time in Fort Worth and there are several events going on that will fill your family with festive cheer. Starlight Symphony in West 7th Opening Night - November 20, 2015 Enjoy an exciting show of lights and holiday music while you're strolling through West 7th. The
There's plenty of fall fun going on in Fort Worth this month. Trick or treaters will want to get their costumes ready for Boo at the Zoo and Treat Street in the Stockyards for family-friendly Halloween fun. For something more educational, kids can learn about autumnal life on the prairie at Log