Ring in the New Year with a resolution we all can benefit from: spending more time with your loved ones. Start off 2018 with fun activities including everything from art to agriculture, and that's just for starters.
January 6 & 7, 2018
Kimbell Kids Drop-In Studio - Kimbell Art Museum
Make art come alive to your littles when you attend the Kimbell Art Museum’s Kid’s Drop-In Studio Saturday, January 6, at 1 p.m. It’s free and includes a chance to view a gallery before they get to use their creativity and art skills as they do their very own studio-art project. Space is limited, be sure to sign up an hour in advance. Get the details.
Race to the End of the Earth - Fort Worth Museum of Science and History
Catch the last weekend of the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History’s latest exhibit, “Race to the End of the Earth.” Learn what the British and Norwegian exploration teams had to do to endure in their race to be the first to reach the South Pole (and live to tell about it). Get the details.
January 13 & 14, 2018
Panther Island Ice - Panther Island
It's your last opportunity to skate on Fort Worth’s only outdoor ice skating rink, produced by Panther Island, as they get ready to close up shop until on January 15. Make a day of it: eat some yummy food at the Canteen and stay for a drive-in movie at the Coyote Drive-In! Get the details.
All Western Parade - Downtown Fort Worth
Don’t miss the tradition of the Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo's “All Western Parade” Saturday, January 13, at 11 a.m. More than 100,000 spectators line the streets of downtown to watch this spectacular annual event. An all-western parade means plenty of horses and wagons – no motorized vehicles are allowed. Reserved seating is available from designated areas in Sundance Square Plaza and the Convention Center starting at $15.
Living Course - Western Heritage Center Archery Range
Sign your 7-17 year-old up NOW for the January 13th Primitive Living Course at the Western Heritage Center Archery Range. They will spend the day learning the science and technology used by Native Americans to survive nature. This course incorporates archeology, botany, physics and more. Get the details.
January 20 & 21, 2018
Pretty Princess Fairytale Ball - Norris Conference Center
Do you have a little princess at home that would love to meet a real-life princess from their favorite movie? Here's your chance to make her dreams come true! Pretty Princess Parties will be in Fort Worth Friday, January 19, 1-7:30 p.m. at the Norris Conference Center in Sundance Square. Guests will be enjoy two-hours of fun with Cinderella, Rapunzel, Tinkerbell, Ariel and more while singing, playing games and making crafts. Saturday and Sunday are SOLD OUT. Reserve your spot for Friday here.
Pretty Princess Parties
Youth Dance Festival - Fort Worth Community Arts Center
Show your kids what a little hard work and talent can produce when you take them to see the Youth Dance Festival. They will be inspired by seeing their peers dance in a showcase of a variety of pieces, including classical ballet as well as contemporary and modern dance at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center on Sunday, January 21, at 6 p.m. Get the details and purchase tickets.
January 27 & 28, 2018
FWSO and FWYO Annual Side-by-Side Concert - Bass Performance Hall
Delight at the sight and sound of generations of talent performing together at Bass Performance Hall for the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra's and Fort Worth Youth Orchestra's annual Side-by-Side Concert. The acclaimed classic, Antonín Dvorâk’s Symphony No. 9, will be performed at 2 p.m. on Jan. 27. Get the details and purchase tickets.
Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo - Will Rogers Memorial Center
It’s kinda a big deal here in Fort Worth. The Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo runs from January 12 through February 3. You won’t want to miss anything. On January 27 and 28 you can catch: rabbit, lamb, and goat shows as well as cattle shows. There are also paint horse classes, beef cooking classes and hundreds of vendors… and don’t forget the World’s Original Indoor Rodeo. Get the details.