A new season means new possibilities to explore the surrounding area! The weather is getting colder and the aroma of pumpkin spice is back - hello, fall! Here at Jellystone Park™ Wichita Falls, we have an abundance of fall events and activities planned right at our Texas campground, but there's also plenty of other events your family must try! Two hours from our Camp-Resort, Fort Worth offers an array of fall activities that are great for families! What are you waiting for?! Grab your fall jacket and explore all of the fall events in Fort Worth!
Spooky Splash Bash - Oct. 13, 2023
Fall Fest at Pioneers Rest - Oct. 15, 2023
Fall Fest at Pioneers Rest, will occur at 620 Samuels Avenue on Sunday, October 15, from 11am-3pm. This fall event in Fort Worth will include food trucks, a dog parade and costume contest, farmers market vendors, vintage goods, craft vendors, health and wellness vendors, children's activities, historic reenactments, live music by Buttermilk Junction and Cowtown Opry, and vintage cars. This festival promises to bring the historic community and the Uptown Downtown neighborhood together for a first event of its kind. It is a fundraiser in support of Pioneers Rest Cemetery - Fort Worth’s 1850 burial ground which is on the National Register. The beautiful urban, green space is the only remaining resource from the original Fort which was located nearby and commanded by Major Ripley Arnold. You can find more information on this fun fall event in Fort Worth here.
ArtsGoggle - Oct. 21, 2023
Red Steagall Cowboy Gathering and Western Swing Festival - Oct. 27 - 29, 2023
Photo courtesy of the Fort Worth Zoo
Boo at the Zoo - Oct. 27 - 29, 2023
The Fort Worth Zoo is hosting Boo at the Zoo! The daytime event is free with Zoo admission or membership. The whole family can enjoy trick-or-treating, themed entertainment, animal shows, and more. A favorite Boo at the Zoo tradition is the display of pumpkins transformed into works of art created by members of the community. The Pumpkin Patch will begin accepting entries on Sunday, October 1st. Decorate a pumpkin with paint, stencils, accessories – whatever you can dream up. Find more information here.
Denton's Day of the Dead Festival - Oct. 27 - 28, 2023
Water Lantern Festival - Nov. 11, 2023
Decorate, light and launch your own lantern on the Trinity River during the Water Lantern Festival at Panther Island Pavilion on November 11th. The event features music and food and culminates in lighting up the night with inspiring floating lanterns. A ticket gets you into the festival area and a floating lantern kit — additional kits can be purchased. The price covers clean-up after the event, which runs from 4pm-8:30pm. Find out more about this great fall event in Fort Worth here.
When you plan a stay at Jellystone Park™ Wichita Falls, there are always exciting activities and events in Fort Worth that the whole family will love! Plus, the fall activities in Fort Worth are a must-try - so be sure to book a fall camping trip to our Texas camping resort to see all the events Fort Worth has to offer. You can browse availability or book your fall stay here.