Juneteenth Parade and Festival 0 165

Juneteeth is the oldest known celebration commemorating the end of slavery in the US. At Fort Worth’s Juneteenth celebration, there will be a big parade with lots of floats, groups, and individual vehicles. It kicks off at 9 AM and starts the day off right.

After the parade, you can attend the Juneteenth festival. You’ll get to enjoy live performances and good food like the barbecue from the barbecue cookoff. There will also be lots of vendors set up at this festival. There’s even going to be a farmer’s market! So you’ll have plenty of opportunities to shop, browse, and mill around.

You don’t want to miss this awesome free parade and festival! Bring your whole family along – there will be something for everyone to do at this festival!

When: June 15th, 2019 at 9 AM

Where: Tarrant County College – South Campus

5301 Campus Drive, Fort Worth, TX 76119

More information: https://www.juneteenthftw.com/about_us.html

 

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Oktoberfest 5K Social Run at Rahr & Sons Brewing Company 0 25

We’re not super fast runners, but we’re still going to be at this Oktoberfest 5K!

Lucky for us, it’s more of a social run than an actual race. There’s no pressure to perform or win –  the goal is to have fun! You’ll even get a medal a special Oktoberfest medal at the end of the race just for participating.

With the price of your ticket, you’ll also get three free beer samples to cool you off after the race, a pint glass, and a hot breakfast. You’ll also gain access to the afterparty where you can listen to live music, drink beer and participate in wacky contests. One contest tests your ability to hold a stein out in front of you without dropping or spilling it – sounds fun, right? We hope to see you there!

When: August 3rd, 2019 at 8:00 AM

Where: Rahr & Sons Brewing Company

701 Galveston Avenue, Fort Worth, TX 76104

More information: runsignup.com

Lyle Lovett Concert at Bass Performance Hall 0 29

For one night only, Lyle Lovett is back in Fort Worth to put on a concert at Bass Performance Hall!

Lyle Lovett is a Texas native and a longtime country music star. He’s won 4 Grammy Awards and released 13 chart-topping albums so far, and he shows no signs of slowing down! He’s planning to release a new album in 2020. But at this concert, we bet he’ll play some of his older classics like “Cowboy Man,” “Nobody Knows Me,” and “If I Were the Man You Wanted.”

If you’re a Lovett fan, then you won’t want to miss this concert – who knows when he’ll be going on tour again! Tickets start at $66 and go up to $132 if you want the best seat in the house. We hope to see you there!

When: Saturday, August 17th at 7:30 PM

Where: Bass Performance Hall

525 Commerce St, Fort Worth, TX 76102

More information: www.basshall.com