April Is the Kindest Month: Fun in the Fort
April showers may bring May flowers, but Fort Worth is full of family fun, rain or shine! We’ve rounded up some of the best activities in Cowtown in April, so grab your planner and keep scrolling.
Fort Worth Convention Center
The largest and most realistic dinosaur exhibit in North America is BACK, BIGGER and BETTER than EVER! The nation’s largest herd of photorealistic dinosaurs are ready to delight Dallas/Fort Worth-area families when Jurassic Quest® heads to the Fort Worth for the first time, for one weekend only April 1-3. For tickets, click the link above.
Fort Worth Zoo
Zoo Run returns in 2022! Join your neighbors and friends for the 23rd annual family friendly 5K and 1K fun run! Run, walk, or jog your way through the Zoo and surrounding neighborhoods in support of the Zoo’s local and international conservation and education efforts.
Fort Worth Botanic Garden Spring Plant Sale
Fort Worth Botanic Garden
One of Fort Worth’s favorite spring weekends returns! The Botanic Garden’s expert staff will be on hand to answer all of your plant questions and help you find the plants that will work best in your yard. You should consider bringing your own wagon to transport your new plants to your vehicle. For more information about parking and maps of the Garden, click the link above.
Fort Worth Art Fair
Discover a fresh celebration of local artists, built on shared experiences and meaningful curated moments, in the heart of Sundance Square. Announcing the inaugural year of the Fort Worth Art Fair – a vibrant homage to Fort Worth’s rich artistic legacy and a celebration of all things local: the city’s art, music, cuisine, culture, and more. Join us from 11am-11pm each day!
Main Street Arts Festival
With new entertainment venues and over 200 juried artists from the local, regional and national areas, the MAIN ST. Fort Worth Arts Festival will resume along the red bricks of Main Street in Downtown Fort Worth.
25th Annual Victory Over Violence Run
Victory Over Violence is an all-ages annual fundraising event benefitting many of The Women’s Center’s anti-violence initiatives, consisting of a 5K walk/run and 1K fun run. To learn more and to register, click the link above.
Ennis Bluebonnet Trails & Festival
Bluebonnet Trails: April 1-30
Festival: April 8-10
Celebrating 70 years of Ennis Bluebonnet Trails! There are over 40 miles of mapped driving trails with locations to pull over for photos. And don’t forget the Bluebonnet Festival, when downtown Ennis is full of fun activities, food, and music! For more information, click the link above.
2022 NCAA Women’s Gymnastics National Collegiate Gymnastics Championship
This event brings the top eight teams in college gymnastics for two nights of premier competition. For ticket information, click the link above.
The Modern Museum of Fort Worth
The most up-to-the-minute and least predictable concert music series in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, Sounds Modern explores links between contemporary music and visual arts, connecting thematically to exhibits at the Modern. For more information, click the link above.
Kimbell Teen Hangout: Game Night
The Kimbell Art Museum
Are games your jam? Join the Kimbell Teen Council as they host a game night with handmade versions of classic board games and puzzles. For more information, click the link above.
Get your art on, Fort Worth! Held each year since 2003, this pedestrian friendly event transforms Near Southside, Fort Worth into an art gallery with live music, food, and more. Click the link above for information on the festival and who the featured artist is!
¡Printing the Revolution! Exhibition Celebration
Amon Carter Museum of American Art
Ignite your voice and gather for performances, activities, drinks, and more as the Carter celebrates the exhibition ¡Printing the Revolution!: The Rise and Impact of Chicano Graphics, 1965 to Now. During this afternoon, the Museum is highlighting printmaking, social activism, and the artists in the show. Bring a friend and big ideas! Click the link above for more information.
2022 Women’s Empow[her]ment Summit
Hurst Conference Center
Join Catholic Charities Fort Worth for our 2022 Women’s Empow[her]ment Summit, an exclusive all-day event to uplift and amplify the voices and power of women. We will celebrate women from across DFW, highlight CCFW’s anti-poverty efforts, and share tools and techniques to thrive in a professional career while maintaining a strong work/life balance. To learn more and purchase tickets, click the link above.
We hope you have a wonderful April!