A new year means new opportunities to learn, explore and discover. Here's what to do in Fort Worth this January. 

 

Panther Island Ice at Coyote Drive-In

Christmas may be over, but the holiday spirit isn't gone just yet. Don’t miss your chance to pirouette at Fort Worth’s only outdoor ice skating rink at Coyote Drive-In before it closes for the season on January 17. Get the details.

 

Sensory Explorations: Let’s Move! at Amon Carter Museum of American Art

Join the Amon Carter Museum of American Art on January 8 to explore art in a whole new way with Sensory Explorations: Let’s Move! featuring motion and movement throughout the museum for those on the autism spectrum. Get the details.

 

Maurice Sendak Exhibit at Fort Worth Public Library Central

A retrospective of original paintings and illustrations by acclaimed children's author and illustrator Maurice Sendak will be on display at the Fort Worth Public Library Central now through January 31. Popular works by Sendak include Where the Wild Things Are, Chicken Soup with Rice and In the Night Kitchen. Admission is free. Get the details. 

 

Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo 

The Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo returns to Dickies Arena and Will Rogers Memorial Center January 14 - February 5. A tradition since 1896, the Stock Show & Rodeo features legendary rodeo performances, livestock and horse shows, numerous kid-friendly activities and exhibits, live music, a carnival midway, shopping and more. Don't miss the free All-Western Parade on Saturday, January 15, at 11 a.m in Downtown Fort Worth or the Best of Mexico Celebracion (January 16) and Cowboys of Color Rodeo (January 17). Get the details.

 

Clearfork Farmers Market 

Spend a lovely January morning among the fresh produce, meats and artisan products from area farms and vendors at the Clearfork Farmers MarketGet the details.

 

Cowtown Opry at Livestock Exchange Building

Head to the lawn of the Livestock Exchange Building in the Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District Sundays at 2 p.m. for a free western performance by the Cowtown Opry. It’s a great way to end the weekend. Get the details.