This summer has been sweet. Here's where to explore in Fort Worth before school is back in session.
DFW Restaurant Week
Restaurant Week is one of the best times of the year to cross off spots on your foodie bucket list. Eat your way through the metroplex August 9-15, 2021, while enjoying three-course, prix-fixe lunches starting at $19 and dinners starting at $39. Some deals may extend through September 5. Best of all, proceeds benefit the North Texas Food Bank and Lena Pope Home Inc. Get the details.
Twelve Mighty Orphans: Behind the Scenes
"12 Mighty Orphans" isn’t just a movie; it’s a true story of the 1930s-era football team from Fort Worth that captured national attention during its Cinderella season. Go behind the scenes when you view Twelve Mighty Orphans – Behind the Scenes: Laura Wilson, featuring photography and props from the new film by Sony Pictures Classics, on display until August 8 at the National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame. Get the details.
Hip Pocket Theatre celebrates its 45th season with the world premiere of "Pixie Posy," a play inspired by 19th and 20th Century fairy paintings, including "The Piper of Dreams" and "The Wounded Fawn" as well as the Cottingley fairy photos. Performances are outside August 6, 7 and 8. Get the details
Little Sprouts Book & Garden Club
Join Carlos the Cactus in the Backyard Vegetable Garden of the Fort Worth Botanic Garden every third Tuesday of August, September, October and November to discover nature, read a story, sing and move. Get the details.
Make the most of the final days of summer at Burgers Lake. The 30-acre attraction includes a spring-fed lake, two sandy beaches, six diving boards, a 20-foot slide and a 25-foot trapeze. Get the details.
Clearfork Farmers Market
Karting for Kids
There are only two more opportunities to visit Lone Star Kartpark at Texas Motor Speedway to support Karting for Kids: August 12 and September 9. Let the nostalgia flow as you spend the evening racing Go Karts with the family. Get the details.
Sweet Tooth Motel
The interactive pop-up exhibit in The Foundry District is only around for a limited time, and it's the perfect selfie stop. Make sure to tour the vintage-motel-meets-dessert-museum filled with fantastical decorative desserts before the season closes. Get the details.
If you don’t take a photo, did it really happen? Selfie WRLD, near Alliance in North Fort Worth, is another limited-time exhibit built to make all your selfie dreams come true. Wander through the interactive installation filled with cool rooms, experiences and activities to snap the best selfie ever. Get the details.