The groundhog says we're in store for an early spring. Whether you're indoors or out, here's to making it count with the family fun this March in Fort Worth.

March 9 & 10

4th Annual TRWD Flyfest 

Celebrate the river that runs through us as Fort Worthians. Bring the kids to the TRWD Flyfest on Saturday, March 9, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at River Park Trailhead (3100 Bryant Irvin Road). Learn from some of the best in casting classes and fly tying lessons. Cooking demos, corn hole and a climbing wall will keep you busy in addition to fishing Rainbow Trout and Texas native fish being released at the festival site. Get the details.

 

It’s Never Just a Horse 

The grand re-opening of the second floor of the National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame occurs Saturday, March 9, debuting the Kit Moncrief Galleries and It’s Never Just a Horse exhibition. The exhibit offers five thematic “islands” (Ranching, Competing, Healing, Business and Inspiring) that broadly explore how the horse connects with women through artifacts. An interactive highlight of the exhibit will occur twice an hour with the gallery lights dimming and life-size horses appearing on the surrounding walls, encircling the visitor. They say that the horse will be large enough for a visitor to see it breathe! Get the details.

 

March 16 & 17

Cowtown Goes Green

Celebrate St. Patty’s day at the city’s largest and most family-friendly event, Cowtown Goes Green on Saturday, March 16, in the Fort Worth Stockyards. It literally does turn into a sea of green as revelers take to the streets for a parade, gunfights, cow camp and live music. There are plenty of kid’s activities and face painting, plus all the great stops for food and drinks. Get the details.

 

2nd Annual Graffiti Art Festival 

Spend the day at what is sure to be the hippest Saturday family outing of the year! Enjoy a stroll on the Snap and Share Art Walk: an interactive art walk that welcomes you to become part of the photo and to share it on social media! The Graffiti Art Festival is on Saturday, March 16, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Fort Worth Design District (1953 Golden Heights Road). It’s a kid-friendly, dog-friendly event that will showcase the mural work of several artists. You will be able to shop local vendors, eat great food and listen to live music. Get the details.


 

March 23 & 24

Lunch and Line Dance

Take the family to a very cool lunch hour at Billy Bob’s Texas! Enjoy a bite to eat in the Honky-Tonk Kitchen followed by FREE line dancing lessons every Saturday at high noon. The class is taught by Wendell Nelson who has been teaching people how to line dance for three decades. Some of his previous pupils happen to be celebrities. While there, be sure to also check out the legendary music memorabilia and of course the “photo bull.” Get the details.

 


Pawnee Bill's Wild West Show 

The Pawnee Bill’s Wild West Show is year-round experience occurring every Saturday afternoon at 2:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.Witness trick roping, trick riding and trick shooting as well as reenactments from the actual Wild West Show that toured the country over 90 years ago! Get the details.

 

March 30 & 31

National Take a Walk in the Park Day 

That’s right, it’s National Take a Walk in the Park Day, and how better to celebrate it than with a nature walk through the Fort Worth Nature Center and Refuge? Start with a guided walk through the Refuge beginning at 2 p.m. and learn about the many native plants and animals that we have here in North Texas. Get the details.

 

Lanterns in the Garden

Follow your nature walk with an evening stroll through Fort Worth Botanic Garden’s Lanterns in the Garden. You will be immersed in a dreamland of silk lanterns from traditional Chinese lantern festivals. Each lantern in this special exhibit is accompanied by interpretation detailing the design’s tradition, symbolism, and meaning. It promises to be a delightful time, March 9 - May 12. Get the details.