If you are in Fort Worth, one event you cannot miss is the Stockyards Championship Rodeo. Every Friday and Saturday night at 8pm, crowds gather at the Cowtown Coliseum to watch bull riding, barrel racing, breakaway roping and other rodeo events. There are even mutton and calf scrambles for children. The Cowtown Coliseum also features other regular events such as Pawnee Bill’s Wild West Show and gun fights on weekends and daily cattle drives; there are also special events for Fourth of July, Labor Day and other holiday weekends.

The Fort Worth Stockshow and Rodeo, held every January, is a major stop on the rodeo circuit for many top name cowboys. The rodeo draws in many vendors and takes place in the Amon Carter Exhibit Hall.

The Sundance Square Arts Festival takes place usually the third week in April. The festival has several concerts per day it is on and attracts hundreds of artists from the local area and across the country.  

The Modern Art Museum, in addition to having seasonal exhibits, holds showings of classic movies on the third Wednesday of ever month. Also check out the city’s other museum exhibits – there are the Museum of Science and History, the Amon Carter Museum (modern art), Kimbell Art Museum and the National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame.

Texas Christian University hosts the PianoTexas International Academy & Festival every June and a chamber music festival in July. The association also organizes piano concerts and free recitals throughout the year. Tickets for the festival and individual concerts can be purchased at their website, www.pianotexas.org.

Fort Worth’s Juneteeth Celebration is also a one day festival that has an impressive concert line up/