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Plan ahead for the spring festival season

March 27,2023

See full Fort Worth Today article by Rebecca McRobbie here.

Spring festival season is here. If you’re looking for more events to add to your local to-do list, here’s a round-up of the festivals happening this spring in Fort Worth.

Food Festivals

Fort Worth Food and Wine Fest | Multiple locations
From Thursday, March 30 to Sunday, April 2, the festival will showcase bites from local chefs along with 100+ wines, craft beers, and spirits. Bonus: Your ticket covers all the food and beverages you can (responsibly) consume.

Texas Street Food Festival | Texas Live!, 1650 E. Randol Mill Rd., Arlington
On Saturday, April 15 + Sunday, April 16, you can sample food options from 30+ vendors and enjoy live entertainment including axe throwing, mechanical bull riding, eating challenges, and family-friendly activities.

Tacos and Tequila Festival | Panther Island Pavilion
On Saturday, May 20, eat your way through dozens of local taco vendors, sip on hand-crafted margaritas, and watch exciting shows like a lucha libre wrestling and a chihuahua beauty pageant. Note: Only for ages 21+.

Art + Culture Festivals

MAIN St. Fort Worth Arts Festival | Main Street, Downtown
From Thursday, April 20 to Sunday, April 23, the annual event will be the 36th edition of the juried art festival with 200 artists, live music, and delicious food.

Japanese Festival | Fort Worth Botanic Garden
On Saturday, April 22 + Sunday, April 23, the semi-annual, family-friendly event will celebrate Japanese arts and culture, set in the 7.5-acre Japanese garden with cherry, maple, and magnolia trees surrounding a tranquil koi pond.

Ubbi Dubbi | Panther Island Pavilion
On Saturday, April 22 + Sunday, April 23, the event will feature electronic dance music from some of the world’s top artists, food and retail vendors + art installations.

Mayfest | Trinity Park
From Thursday, May 4 to Sunday, May 7, enjoy four days of live music festival food, carnival rides, 60+ local vendors + free children’s activities.

Water Lantern Festival | Panther Island Pavilion
On Saturday, June 24, the magical night will include food, music, and beauty as the lanterns light up the river.