While the days of summer may be slowly coming to an end, September fun has only just begun. 

September 8 & 9

The Wind in the Willows 

Join the Hip Pocket Theater for their opening weekend with performances starting on Friday, September 7. See their whimsical take of beloved classic: The Wind in the Willows. This play centers on Mole and his intrepid adventures on the river with a cunning rat. Get the details and purchase tickets.



Extreme Mustang Makeover 

Do you have a horse lover in the house or just someone that’s interested in the cowboy traditions of Fort Worth? Take the family to see the Extreme Mustang Makeover happening, September 6-8, at the Will Rogers Memorial Center. This is an event showcasing individuals with a life passion of adopting and training the wild mustang. Get the details.


September 15 & 16

Parent’s Night Out

Parent’s Night Out is a program with which you can enjoy a kid-free night out while your children (K-5th grades) enjoy a night at the Fort Worth Zoo with pizza, a movie and activities like crafts and a night hike through the park! Saturday, September 15, the theme will be: A Bug’s Life. Get details and register.



Trinity Trash Bash

Teach your children to take care of the their community. Join the TRWD for their annual Trash Bash on September 15. You can sign up to walk the shores of the Trinity River picking up trash. Then you get rewarded for your good civic duty at the after party with free food and fun at Panther Island Pavilion. Get the details.


September 22 & 23

Kimbell Kids Drop-In Studio

Take the kids to the Kimbell Art Museum to open their eyes to the wonders of the art world. It’s a free program offered on Saturday, September 22, and is included with your admission. It provides a hands-on way to experience the art with projects and gallery activities. Get the details.



Dinosaurs Alive! 

Sure, your kids may have seen Jurassic Park but have they seen Dinosaurs Alive! on the IMAX® Dome at the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History? It features the earliest dinosaurs of the Triassic Period to the monsters of the Cretaceous “reincarnated,” as audiences journey with paleontologists as they uncover evidence that the descendants of dinosaurs still walk among us! Get the details and purchase tickets.


September 29 & 30

Chalk Art Festival 

It’s no doubt, your kids love coloring the sidewalk with chalk. Take them to see the elaborate chalk art designs by talented professional street painting artists at Crockett Row at West 7th during their Chalk Art Festival happening Saturday, September 29. They will be inspired with the designs and images and be able to use their own imagination and skills in the children’s art area. Get the details.



Party on the Porch 

Enjoy the evening at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art as they host their free event, Party on the Porch for their fourth year, on Saturday, September 29. The galleries will be open later into the evening while you enjoy live music, lawn games and fare from local food trucks. Get the details.