Check out the unique ways to enjoy the arts, history, beauty and fun that only Funkytown can bring with this roundup up of fun for the whole family this September.
Karting for Kids
It’s your last shot to get your Go Kart on this season with Lone Star Kartpark at Texas Motor Speedway. Head out on Thursday, September 9, to spend the evening racing and helping the community as a portion of sales are donated to the Texas Chapter of Speedway Children’s Charities. Get the details.
Fort Worth Fringe Fest
The 5th annual Fort Worth Fringe Fest, co-produced by Texas Nonprofit Theatres and the Fort Worth Community Arts Center, will feature a variety of different acts represented by performers from all over Texas. In just one festival, September 10-12, you’ll experience anything from theatre, dance, storytelling, puppetry, poetry and more. If you’ve been missing your fill of performing arts, then this is the event for you. Check the calendar for what acts are being performed and for what’s appropriate for your audience. Get the details.
Hispanic Heritage Month
Hispanic Heritage Month is September 15 - October 15 and The Kimbell Art Museum is celebrating the full month with a variety of programs (both onsite and virtual) and events designed to create awareness and appreciate the cultural heritage of Latin American and Spanish-speaking communities. From drop-in art-making activities, films, and even Facebook Live dual-language storytimes, there are multiple ways to participate throughout September and October so take a look at the calendar for a full listing. Get the details.
¡Celebramos! A Celebration of Hispanic Heritage
The Fort Worth Botanic Garden is making the most of Hispanic Heritage Month by celebrating for eight weeks with ¡Celebramos! A Celebration of Hispanic Heritage. Patrons can enjoy performances, exhibitions, dining, shopping, movies and Day of the Dead commemorations. Get the details.
The recently opened Reby Cary Youth Library is only the second library in North Texas specifically designed for children and teens. In addition to all the functions of a typical library, including thousands of books available for checkout, the library offers up a packed calendar of events including playtime, storytelling and hands-on arts and crafts. Get the details.
Autism Speaks Fort Worth Walk
Make the most of your outdoor walk by also making a difference in the world right here in Fort Worth at Trinity Park. The Autism Speaks Walk happens on September 18 and everyone is invited to participate either in person or online. Powered by the love of people with autism and those who support them, the funds raised help to ensure people of all abilities have access to the tools needed to lead ‘their best lives.’ Get the details.
Oktoberfest Fort Worth
Oktoberfest returns to Panther Island Pavilion September 23-25. Live music, German fare and shopping at the Marktsraße await the entire family. You will squeal with delight as the fur flys in the adorable Dachshund Dash. Tickets are on sale now. Get the details.
Amon Carter Museum of American Art 60th Birthday Bash
The Amon Carter Museum of American Art is always at the top of the list for something to do in Fort Worth, and this month The Carter is going bigger and bolder with their 60th Birthday Bash! Shakey Graves and DJ Ronnie Heart will turn up the tunes at this outdoor event as patrons enjoy bites from tasty food trucks, a make-your-own party favors station with Carter Community Artists, tours of the galleries, a community photo album, the unveiling of two new exhibitions and much more. The evening will conclude with a fireworks show. Admission is free but advanced registration is required. Get the details.
Stockyards Championship Rodeo
Summer’s end is here and what better way to close it out as a family than with a good ol’ fashioned rodeo? Spend a night out on the town together at the Cowtown Coliseum for the Stockyards Championship Rodeo. It’s a two-hour experience that includes roping, barrel racing, bull riding and bronc riding. Get more details.
The Dude Perfect Tour
The antics made famous on YouTube by Tyler Toney, Cody Jones, Garrett Hilbert and Coby and Cory Cotton come to life on the stage at Dickies Arena (one of only 2 stops in all of Texas) on September 30. Experience battles, stunts, stories and more from the social media magnets that really are enjoyable for all ages. Get the details.