Fort Worth House Events

House SXSW 2019

Fort Worth on Rainey

Friday, March 8: 10:00AM – 11:30PM
Saturday, March 9: 10:00AM – 6:00PM

Hang out with the musicians, culinary artists, filmmakers and innovators who call Fort Worth home. Experience the future of air travel. Ride with Mayor Betsy Price and meet Chef Tim Love. Hip Hop Happy Hour with Lou Charles. Music from DJ Sober, Danni & Kris, Abraham Alexander, DJ Jason Fairies of Neon Indian and more. Hourly whiskey mixology. Film and travel meet-ups. Hot salsa challenges. Free taco lunch Saturday. Closing night queso party with Quaker City Night Hawks! Presented by Visit Fort Worth.

Firestone and Robertson

Firestone & Robertson: The Whiskey Trifecta of Terroir, Taste Training and Tending Thirst

Friday, March 8: 2:00PM, 3:00PM and 6:00PM

Saturday, March 9: 12:30PM, 2:00PM and 4:30PM

Join the Head Distiller, Whiskey Scientist and Master Mixologist of Texas' largest artisanal whiskey brand for a three-part course showcasing how their unique approach to environmental exploration, sensory science and flavor fusion is taking whiskey to new horizons. Experience and taste how their innovative methods are pushing boundaries and changing the status quo.



Fort Worth in Flight

Friday, March 8: 10:00AM-6:00PM

Saturday, March 9: 10:00AM-6:00PM

Discover the next level of aviation with Fort Worth-based Bell and Lockheed Martin. Experience lightning-fast speed in Lockheed’s F-35 cockpit demonstrator. Be among the first to experience Bell’s Future Flight Controls. Your input will help shape the future of aviation! Presented by Visit Fort Worth.

Tim Love

Spice it up with Chef Tim Love

Friday, March 8



Take home a custom spice you mix up with Chef Tim Love at this Fort Worth Spice Station. Do you know your paprika from your turmeric? Find out from the Texas chef behind Lonesome Dove Western Bistro and Woodshed Smokehouse. After you’ve mixed the perfect spice combo, enjoy three tasting stations from the renowned chef. Presented by Visit Fort Worth.

Lee Abbamonte

Lee Abbamonte: Travel Meet-up

Friday, March 8


Calling all wanderlusters! Meet travel personality and entrepreneur Lee Abbamonte, the youngest person to visit every country in the world including the North and South Poles. Lee has visited all 193 UN member states and 321 countries. Lee is featured regularly on ESPN, NBC, FOX, CNN, BBC, the Travel Channel and more. Get travel tips from Lee while enjoying free drinks, music and more from Visit Fort Worth.



#FemaleFilmmakerFriday Meet-up

Friday, March 8


Join the Fort Worth Film Commission in celebrating International Woman’s Day and #FemaleFilmmakerFriday at SXSW! Meet some of the women filmmakers and creatives who call Fort Worth home. Be among the first to see the mental health awareness short film collaboration from Fort Worth photographer/filmmaker RAMBO, woman-owned-and-operated M2G Ventures and Red Productions. All are welcome! RSVP here.


Mayor Price 2019

Mayor's Bike Ride

Saturday, March 9


Start at Mellow Johnny’s Austin 400 Nueces St, Austin, TX 78701 
Join Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price and Visit Fort Worth for a 15K fun ride from Mellow Johnny’s Austin to Fort Worth on Rainey. An avid cyclist, Mayor Price is known for her Rolling Town Halls and health initiatives like FitWorth, Tour de Fort Worth and Tri Fort Worth. Stick around for live music, whiskey tastings, lunch from Chef Tim Love and more. Presented by Visit Fort Worth. RSVP here.


Fort Worth Hip Hop Happy Hour

Saturday, March 9


Check out DJ Chico spinning a mix of Fort Worth’s finest hip-hop music with live performances from Lou CharLe$ & SmoothVega. Presented by Visit Fort Worth.