Top Ten Must-See’s in Fort Worth During Super Bowl XLV Super Week
Posted On January, 16 2011
If you’re a first-time visitor to Fort Worth, be prepared to be amazed at all of the wonderful attractions, events and fun things to do in the City of Cowboys and Culture. During Super Week, don’t miss the exciting attractions and events!
1. Sundance Square: Downtown’s dynamic 35-block entertainment district features restaurants, live theater, movie screens, art galleries and more.
2. Stockyards National Historic District: See Fort Worth’s authentic Western heritage come to life at great Texas-themed shopping and restaurants, live rodeo every Friday and Saturday night, Western saloons, the Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame, and the Fort Worth Herd daily cattle drive.
3. Fort Worth Cultural District: Experience the artistic masterpieces at Fort Worth’s five architecturally-stunning museums in a relaxing, park-like setting. The museums include the Amon Carter Museum of American Art; the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History; the Kimbell Art Museum; the Modern Art Museum and the National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame.
4. Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo: Packed with tradition, highlighted with courage and filled with education, the 115th year of this annual Fort Worth event. The flat-out fantastic lineup of fun includes premier livestock and horse shows, kid-friendly exhibits, daily live music, the carnival midway, four acres of shopping and so much more.
5. The Fort Worth Herd: Watch the world’s only twice-daily cattle drive! Every day, at 11:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. team of cowhands drive sixteen longhorn cattle down Exchange Avenue in the heart of the Stockyards.
6. ESPN in Sundance Square: Ever wondered what it’s like to see live broadcasts as they happen? Then visit Sundance Square January 31 – February 6 and watch ESPN in action as they broadcast all radio, tv and other multimedia content.
7. AFC Champions Host City: You might just catch a glimpse of your favorite NFL players, coaches, broadcasters and others at the Omni Fort Worth Hotel.
8. Billy Bob’s Texas: If you wanna be a cowboy, visit Billy Bob’s Texas, the world’s largest honky tonk! At 100,000 square feet and able to hold 6,000 people, Billy Bob’s is a definite must-see.
9. The Fort Worth Zoo: One of the top 5 zoos in the nation, the Fort Worth Zoo has recently opened the Museum of Living Art, a $19 million state of the art herpetarium. Other exhibits include Penguins and Texas Wild!
10. Bureau of Engraving and Printing: As one of only two paper currency facilities in the U.S. (the other is in Washington D.C.), this is the spot to see Texans make billions! Free tours are available.