Fun in Fort Worth
Explore the iconic downtown Fort Worth
Enjoy your friends and family while strolling through the city and taking in all the wonderful things Texas has to offer.
Whether you’re wanting to enjoy the city lights at night or sit under the umbrellas in the sunshine, Sundance Square in downtown Fort Worth has all the elements to create a great day of eating, shopping, and entertainment. Here’s a breakdown of a few places to visit while you’re exploring the square that spans 35 blocks.
Riscky's BAR-B-Q claims they are the “best darn BBQ this side of anywhere” and has surely solidified their spot as a legend in the Texas barbecue scene. For over 90 years they have been around serving slow-smoked meats, hand-rubbed with their signature “Riscky Dust.” From their all-you-can-eat ribs to their Texas pecan pie, their food will give your taste buds the party they deserve.
Address: 300 Main St, Fort Worth, TX 76102Be a part of the party at Pete’s Dueling Piano Bar. Every performance features 4 entertainers taking the stage in two-person rotations, each playing two baby grand pianos to create an atmosphere with high energy and great vibes. You’ll catch the waitresses and staff clapping, dancing, and singing while encouraging you to do the same, and since crowd participation is such a big part of the show, you may end up on stage at the end of the night if you’re bold enough.
Address: 621 Houston St, Fort Worth, TX 76102
Want to step outside of the normal club scene? The Scat Jazz Lounge is reminiscent of the underground and speakeasy-style clubs filled with live music, friends, and amazing cocktails, just like you’ve seen so many times in films and TV. The retro feel paired with the New York tradition of “scat” makes for a dark night in a room illuminated with tunes from the best local, national, and regional talent.
Address: 111 W 4th St #11, Fort Worth, TX 76102
Drive-Ins and Ranches
The Coyote Drive-In is one of the lasting few drive-in movie theaters in the country and you don’t have to have a car to have a great time. Bring some folding chairs or a blanket to sit and watch the 87-ft. wide movie screen. On double-feature Friday, there are special screenings of American Cinema's most classic films. What’s a movie without great snacks? The on-site Coyote Canteen has a full menu with pizza, burgers, nachos, beer, wine, and more.
Address: 223 NE 4th St, Fort Worth, TX 76164
Whiskey Ranch sits on a historic 18-hole golf course at the Glen Garden Country Club overlooking picturesque downtown Fort Worth and is the largest whiskey distillery west of the Mississippi River. The ranch promises to be an “immersive experience you will never forget” with a look at how their one-of-a-kind whiskey is made in the Still House & Bottling House and includes sampling and tasting in the western lounge-themed TX Tavern. Booking a tour will last about an hour and costs around $15.
Address: 4250 Mitchell Blvd, Fort Worth, TX 76119