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Do Downtown Summer 2023

Fort Worth Blog  -  Posted on 6/05/23

Welcome to the heart of Fort Worth, where the summer sun brings a sizzling lineup of exciting events! Grab your sunglasses, put on your favorite summer outfit, and join us for summer events in Downtown Fort Worth.

When it comes to finding an evening filled with entertainment, Downtown Fort Worth is the place to be. With options ranging from blockbuster movies to live performances, we have something for everyone!

  • AMC Palace 9: Step into the AMC Movie Theatre and experience big-screen magic. Whether you're a fan of action-packed blockbusters, heartwarming dramas, or side-splitting comedies, AMC offers films for all tastes. Click here for more.
  • Rooftop Cinema Club - Movies Under the Stars: For a unique movie experience, head over to the Rooftop Cinema Club. This open-air cinema is atop The Worthington Renaissance Fort Worth Hotel, providing breathtaking views of the skyline. Lounge on cozy Adirondack chairs, sip on your favorite drink and watch classic films or the latest releases under the stars. Click here for more.
  • Bass Performance Hall - A Showcase of Performing Arts: If you're in the mood for a live performance, look no further than Bass Hall. From Broadway musicals to symphony orchestras and ballet performances to renowned speakers, Bass Hall hosts a wide range of cultural events throughout the year. Click here for more.
  • Jubilee Theatre - Celebrating African-American Culture: Jubilee Theatre is a must-visit for a cultural experience that celebrates African-American stories and talent. From dramas to musicals, Jubilee Theatre brings powerful stories to life through the magic of live performance. Click here for more.
  • Circle Theatre - Intimate Performances with a Twist: Circle Theatre offers a unique and intimate setting for live theater enthusiasts. From gripping dramas to laugh-out-loud comedies, Circle Theatre delivers exceptional productions that leave a lasting impression. Click here for more.
  • Four Day Weekend: Improv Comedy at Its Best: For an evening filled with laughter, head over to Four Day Weekend, where improv comedy takes center stage. This talented group of comedians will have you in stitches as they create hilarious sketches and scenes on the spot, fueled by audience suggestions. Click here for more.

Are you a food enthusiast looking to expand your culinary skills and explore new flavors? Check out Downtown’s variety of cooking classes that promise to indulge your taste buds and elevate your cooking game.

  • Indulge Fort Worth is the perfect place for food lovers seeking an immersive cooking experience. Indulge is a culinary gathering space that is passionate about food, community, and building kitchen confidence. Founded by Culinary Dietitian Dixya Bhattarai and Hao & Dixya, Indulge reflects Fort Worth's strong culinary roots. Whether you're a novice cook or a seasoned chef, there's a class for everyone at Indulge. Click here for more.
  • Pasta-Making Classes at Il Modo: If you love Italian cuisine, Il Modo's pasta-making classes are a must-try. Il Modo is a renowned Italian restaurant that welcomes any and all aspiring chefs. You’ll go in-depth into the pasta-making process and history and get a nice little takeaway recipe card with your pasta. Book Early! Click here for more.

This summer, break away from the conventional and immerse yourself in suspense and mysteries in Downtown. Here are a few things to do to give you the summer chills:

  • Enjoy a spooky night out at Keith & Margo's MURDER IN SUNDANCE SQUARE - An Immersive Mystery Dinner Theatre Experience at Aloft Hotel in Downtown Fort Worth. Designed especially for amateur sleuths with a twisted sense of humor, this PG-14 experience is perfect for a night to dine, drink, deduce, and die… laughing! Click here for more.
  • Speaking of spooky, check out Escape the Room Fort Worth! Test your wits and problem-solving skills to find out if you can escape the room before time runs out. Each escape room has its own theme, clues, and experience. Book your experience today! Click here for more.

With the arrival of summer’s warm and sunny days, Panther Island offers exciting activities for outdoor enthusiasts.  

  • Join us on June 24, 2023, at Panther Island Pavilion for the #1 voted Water Lantern Festival! Grab your tickets for this magical experience and enjoy tasty food trucks, fun music, and an incredible sight as thousands of floating lanterns reflect unique messages of love, hope, and happiness. Click here for more.
  • For fishing enthusiasts, Panther Island is a great destination. Grab your fishing gear, don your waders, and head down to the Trinity River this summer.  
  • Exploring Panther Island by TC Paddlesports is an adventure you won't want to miss. Kayaking at Panther Island offers the perfect combination of relaxation and exploration. Click here for more.
  • Panther Island is a perfect setting for a picnic with family and friends. Pack a delicious spread and find the perfect spot.

Downtown Fort Worth has some pretty spectacular restaurants. From brunch to happy hours or dining al fresco at one of our outdoor dining options, you will find delicious options Downtown. For a full list of dining in Downtown Fort Worth, CLICK HERE.

There is always something to DO in DOwntown. Join us this summer!

For a full list of events in Downtown Fort Worth, CLICK HERE.

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