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Things to Do in Fort Worth in April 2024

By: LEAGUE Real Estate

The spring weather has officially arrived in Texas making it the perfect time to explore all that Fort Worth has to offer! From food and art festivals to farmers markets and beer gardens, there are plenty of options to support local businesses and artisans while enjoying the great weather. And don’t miss the best outdoor activity of all, the total solar eclipse happening on April 8th!

The Fort Worth Food + Wine Foundation hosts North Texas’ most exciting cuisine and beverage event, Fort Worth Food + Wine Festival. The annual festival promises an unparalleled culinary experience, showcasing the best of local talent alongside nationally-recognized culinary personalities.

  • Dates: April 4-7, 2024

  • Location: Heart of the Ranch at Clearfork

  • Cost: Tickets start at $65

The Benbrook Artisans and Farmers Market (BAFM) showcases local artisans and farmers offering a variety of fresh, seasonal produce and plants, specialty foods, candles, soaps, body products, and handcrafted items. You'll find all kinds of baked goodies, handcrafted items and even treats for your 4-legged friends, all made by local artisans. The Market is family and pet friendly!

  • Date: Sunday, April 7

  • Time: 10am - 3pm

  • Location: 1899 Winscott Road, Benbrook

  • Cost: Free

On April 8, 2024, Free Play Fort Worth (and its acclaimed rooftop and patios) will add another attraction to its roster when perhaps the most fascinating celestial event of the decade passes right over the arcade. According to NASA, the partial eclipse will begin at 12:22 PM and continue until 3:01 PM, with a total eclipse lasting nearly 3 minutes. Your ticket includes:

Arcade, Patio, and Rooftop Access Beginning at 11:00 AMISO + CE Certified Eclipse Glasses*

  • Date: Monday, April 8

  • Time: 11am - 3pm

  • Location: Free Play Fort Worth

  • Cost: $15

Three-time Grammy® Award winning superstar Tim McGraw's highly anticipated headline 2024 Standing Room Only Tour adds a stop to Dickies Arena on Friday, April 12, 2024 with special guest Carley Pearce. The Standing Room Only Tour promises more unparalleled, high energy live shows from McGraw. Featuring a huge production, his biggest hits, and songs from his recently released 17th studio album Standing Room Only, the tour promises the most fun and memories of a lifetime.

  • Date: Friday, April 12, 2024

  • Time: 7pm

  • Location: Dickie’s Arena, Fort Worth

  • Cost: $16.00 to $95.50

The MAIN ST. Fort Worth Arts Festival (MAIN ST.) presented by PNC Bank will return to Downtown Fort Worth for its 37th year on April 18-21, 2024. As the No.3 ranked fine arts event in the U.S., the always-free-to-attend MAIN ST. will cater to the whole family, showcasing 215 jury-selected visual artists, live music on two stages, authentic local cuisine, the family-friendly “TCC Makers Zone,” craft beer, wine tastings, and more, across 18 square blocks throughout Downtown.

  • Dates: April 18, 2024 - April 21, 2024

  • Time: 10am - 8pm

  • Location: Main Street Visitor Center- Downtown

  • Cost: Free

The newly-renovated Wild Acre taproom and beer garden is the best spot in Fort Worth for a craft beer and delicious meal with the whole family. With added playground, JumboJumper, and loads of lounge chairs, you can enjoy your day while the kiddos play. (Misting fans galore, too.) Choose from dozens of beers on tap and pair them with a homemade burger from the Wild Acre kitchen.

  • Dates: Open 7 days a week!

  • Time: 11am to 10pm

  • Location: 1734 E El Paso St #190

Enjoy live music in Sundance Square Plaza every Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. For more information, check out the Sundance Square music instagram @sundancesquaremusic!

  • Dates: Every Thursday - Sunday

  • Time: 6pm - 9pm

  • Location: Sundance Square Plaza

  • Cost: Free

With the arrival of spring weather, there's no better time to experience the thrill of collegiate baseball. From April 26th to April 28th, you have three opportunities to watch the TCU Horned Frogs go head-to-head against Kansas State. Whether you're a die-hard baseball fan or just looking for a fun outing, this event promises to deliver a great experience for all!

  • Dates/Times: Friday, April 26, 2024 , 6:30 - 9pm Saturday, April 27, 2024, 4pm - 7pm Sunday, April 28, 2024, 1pm - 4pm

  • Location: Lupton Baseball Stadium, Fort Worth

  • Cost: Tickets start at $12 for Youth



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