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Exciting Events in 2024 to Attend Near Fort Worth, TX
2024 is here, which means it's time to embark on some new adventures! Jellystone Park™ Wichita Falls is located 2 hours away from Fort Worth and all the events it has to offer! While there are plenty of things to do around Fort Worth, Texas year round, we found a few of the top events in the area so you can start planning out your entire trip ahead of time! Keep reading for a list of exciting events in Fort Worth. 


Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo (January 12 - February 3)

 Kick off the new year with a Texan tradition at the Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo. Witness exciting rodeo competitions, livestock shows, and a carnival, showcasing the rich heritage of Fort Worth. This Fort Worth event is the perfect place to take the entire family as they will have multiple kid-friendly activities and exhibits as well.

Fort Worth Music Festival (February 28 - March 2nd)

Music lovers rejoice at the Fort Worth Music Festival, a four-day celebration of diverse musical genres. From rock to country, this festival brings together local and international artists, creating an electrifying atmosphere for all attendees. Located at the Fort Worth Stock Yards, this amazing Fort Worth Event is sure to be a hit!

Fort Worth Food and Wine Festival (April 4 - April 7) 

Spring is here and it's time to celebrate the season by indulging your taste buds in the diverse culinary delights showcased at the Fort Worth Food and Wine Festival. With top chefs, food artisans, and sommeliers, this event is a paradise for food enthusiasts. In it's 10th Anniversary, this Fort Worth event is a must visit for all foodies!

Total Solar Eclipse (April 8) 

The celestial spectacle of the 2024 total solar eclipse is set to captivate skygazers, and what better place to witness this cosmic event than at our North Texas campground? Nestled in the heart of nature, Jellystone Park™ Wichita Falls will be at 95% totality, providing an ideal vantage point for the breathtaking phenomenon. Join fellow astronomy enthusiasts at Jellystone Park™ Wichita Falls for an unforgettable experience.

Main Street Arts Festival (April 18 - 21) 

Calling all art lovers! Immerse yourself in the vibrant arts scene of the 37th annual Fort Worth at the Main Street Arts Festival. This four-day event features a myriad of visual arts, live performances, and interactive activities, transforming the heart of downtown into an artistic haven. 

Mayfest (May 2-5)

Join the annual Mayfest celebration, a four-day family-friendly festival held at Trinity Park. This is a cultural extravaganza that goes beyond traditional festival experiences. With a rich tapestry of live performances, art displays, delicious cuisine, and family-friendly activities, Mayfest transforms the park into a vibrant celebration that reflects the spirit of the Fort Worth community, making it a must-attend event for locals and visitors alike.

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Fort Worth Comic Con (June 7-9)

Unleash your inner superhero at Fort Worth Comic Con. This annual event in Fort Worth celebrates all things comic, gaming, and pop culture, featuring celebrity guests, cosplay contests, and a vibrant exhibitor hall. If you're into comics, sci-fi, horror, anime, gaming, or cosplay, then you'll feel out of this world and right at home.

Rockin' the River Fort Worth (July - August)

With the downtown Fort Worth skyline as a backdrop in view and boasting the only waterfront stage in Texas, Panther Island Pavilion on the Trinity River is the perfect place to chill out and listen to live music along the river. Whether you want to tube, paddle or kayak (Backwoods Paddlesports offers convenient rentals) or grab a chair and just kick back on the beach, this annual summer concert series held Thursday evenings from July to August offers fun for everyone. See the full lineup here

Fort Worth Oktoberfest (September 26 - 28)

Looking for a unique thing to do in Fort Worth? Celebrate the spirit of Oktoberfest at Panther Island Pavilion, where Fort Worth's German heritage comes alive. Enjoy traditional music, delicious bratwurst, and a variety of German beers in a lively, family-friendly atmosphere at the Fort Worth Oktoberfest.

Fort Worth Parade of Lights (November 24)

Illuminate your winter nights with the Fort Worth Parade of Lights. Watch as the streets come alive with twinkling lights, festive floats, and holiday cheer, making it a perfect thing to do in Fort Worth with kids, and the best way to kick off the holiday season with family and friends.

Whether you plan your trip to Jellystone Park™ Wichita Falls in the spring, summer, or fall, there's always many things to do in Fort Worth, TX! In addition to these local events, we also have exciting themes and events happening at our North Texas campground for even more fun! If you're ready to book your camping getaway, you can browse dates and availability here. When you're ready to book your stay, make sure you check out these Fort Worth events so you can plan around these fun happenings!