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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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The Fort Worth Opera Festival is featuring an amazing lineup this year! There are going to be few different productions, including Zorro, La Bohème, and Die Fledermaus. Zorro is a brand new opera by talented composer-librettist Héctor Armienta, so it’s sure to be a treat. And you can’t go wrong with La Bohème, a tragic love story, or Die Fledermaus, a story of revenge. We can’t wait to enjoy all of the wonderful music, sets, costumes, and stories that the Fort Worth Opera Festival has in store!

Tickets for each opera are available on the Fort Worth Opera website. If there’s one you’d really like to see, make sure you get your tickets early!

When: April 17th to May 3rd, 2020

Where: Bass Performance Hall

525 Commerce St, Fort Worth, TX 76102

More information: https://www.fwopera.org/2020

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Go to: Adults-Only Events | Family Friendly Events

Whether you want a fun family day out or you want to drink it up with your friends, there’s plenty of events in Fort Worth this St. Patrick’s Day for everyone. We’ve created a list with a variety of different events for every type of St. Patrick’s Day celebrator.

All events take place on St. Patrick’s Day Saturday March 14th, 2020 unless otherwise noted.

Adults-only

Fort Worth St. Patrick’s Festival

Via Fort Worth St. Patrick’s Festival event on Facebook

Price: $5-$15 per ticket

Enjoy live music, dancing, drinking (of course), a raffle, Irish food, and more! Only 21+ so drop the kids off at the babysitters and make St. Patrick’s Day a day full of fun.

 

St Patty’s Day Celebration & Crawfish Boil by BAR 2909

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Price: $20 per ticket

What better way to celebrate St. Patty’s Day then discounted alcohol and all-you-can-eat crawfish at a local bar. Just be sure to wear you pants with a stretchy waistband.

 

Luck of the Irish St Paddy’s Pub Crawl Fort Worth

Via Bar 2909 on Eventbrite

Price: $10 per ticket

A pub crawl is the perfect way for a Fort Worth native to celebrate this holiday. Gain access to multiple bars, free covers, and endless drink specials.

 

Family-friendly

St. Patrick’s Day Pickle Parade & Palooza

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Via Paddy’s Pickle Parade on Facebook

Price: Free

Join Mansfield’s 8th annual Pickle Parade! There will be plenty of fun floats, a pet parade, a baby parade, keg races, live music, a fun run, activities for the whole family and of course, the iconic Pickle Queens. This is a 2-day event from March 13-14.

Check out the full event schedule on Facebook

 

Cowtown Goes Green!

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Via Fort Worth Stockyards Station on Facebook

Price: Free

Head over to the Stockyards this St. Patty’s Day and enjoy all-day family fun including cattle drives, food trucks, an Irish-Western parade, pony rides, face painting, live music, and more!

So whether you want to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with a day full of family fun or you want to be drunk by 11:00am, there’s plenty of events for you to choose from. Have fun, be responsible, and don’t forget to comment which event you are most excited for!