Every year, DFWI and DFWII host events that capture the essence of Downtown. Explore our events below, and make sure to check out our Events Calendar for weekly happenings! 

MAIN ST. Fort Worth Arts Festival

Mark your calendars for April 19-22, 2018 and prepare for Spring! What better way to celebrate one of the top Downtowns in the country than stretching your legs along a Magnificent Mile of Art, Music and Food. Great restaurants, superb shopping with additional retail stores and of course, the #1 Arts Festival in Texas!

Main Table

Save the date, Sunday, September 23, 2018 for DFWI's Annual Fundraising Event, the Main Table.  It will feature delicious dinners from five of Downtown’s premier restaurants: Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steak HouseGRACEReata RestaurantRuth’s Chris Steak House and The Capital Grille

XTO Energy Parade of Lights

The annual XTO Energy Parade of Lights  is a fun and fabulous spectacle, featuring more than 100 floats and marching units gliding through the Downtown streets on the Sunday before Thanksgiving.  Santa makes his grand entrance into Fort Worth at the end of the Parade of Lights on a beautifully decorated float, then poses for pictures with the family at the beautiful Sundance Square Christmas Tree.

DFWI Annual Meeting and Trailblazer Awards

The Downtown Fort Worth Trailblazer Awards celebrate outstanding leadership, achievement, and contributions to Downtown.