The countdown just seemed like we started for summer and now it’s already time for "back to school." But that doesn’t mean the fun has to be done - kick it into high gear marking off your summer bucket list while you can. Here are our picks for Fort Worth family fun in August.
August 4 & 5
Sunday Funday - Panther Island
The days are hot and long… what better way to enjoy yourself than at Panther Island’s Sunday Funday?! From 12-6 p.m. you can enjoy “tubes, tunes, water sports, food, and brews.” It promises to be a fun family time on the water for free. That does sound like a Sunday Funday! Get more details.
August 11 & 12
Fanboys Comic Con - Hulen Mall
On Saturday, August 11, head to the Hulen Mall for your chance to fanboy out (along with your kids). They are hosting Fanboy’s Comic-Con. It is an event “geared toward the celebration of fandom for Star Wars, Superman and everything in between.” That means there will be collectibles on sale, special events, and special guests. Get more details.
FAMapalooza! Pawesome Animals - Fort Worth Museum of Science and History
This summer's last installment of the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History’s FAMapalooza events is Pawesome Animals on Saturday, August 11, from 6-8 p.m. At this special event you and your children will learn and explore with live animals as well as with specimens from millions of years ago. Learn about dinosaurs from Texas, create animal and dino crafts and much more. Get more details.
August 18 & 19
Marvel Universe Live! Age of Heroes - Fort Worth Convention Center
Wow the little super hero fans with this stage production of Marvel Universe Live! Age of Heroes. This is a play that the whole family can watch. You will see Spider-Man, The Avengers, The Guardians of the Galaxy and Doctor Strange join forces to fight for an ancient artifact that holds immeasurable mystical power before it falls into the wrong hands. Get more details.
Canoe Fest - Fort Worth Nature Center and Refuge
If you are going to be outside, it might as well be on the water. Head to the Fort Worth Nature Center and Refuge on Sunday, August 19, from 12-4 p.m. for Canoe Fest. Spend time as a family as you enjoy a day of paddling before school starts. All equipment is provided. Get more details.
August 25 & 26
Kimbell Kids Drop-In Studio – Boogie-Woogie with Mondrian - Kimbell Art Museum
Enjoy the art museum with your littles at the Kimbell Art Museum’s Drop-In Studio. It’s a free program that allows your child to experience the art and galleries first hand. Each session features a brief gallery activity and a related studio-art project. On Saturday, August 25, it will be a fun day as you Boogie-Woogie with Mondrian.
Stockyards Championship Rodeo - Cowtown Coliseum
Summer’s end is here and what better way to close it out as a family than with a good ole fashioned Rodeo? Spend one last night on the town together and head to Cowtown Coliseum for the Stockyards Championship Rodeo. It’s a two-hour experience that may include: roping and barrel racing, plus rough stock events such as bull riding and bronc riding. Get more details.