42 Things To Do with Kids in Fort Worth

42 things to do with kids in fort worth texas

 

Amusement Parks in Fort Worth

Sylvania Park
Visit this breathtaking view from Sylvania Park.
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Burger’s Lake
30 acre park with a clear spring fed lake, swimming, picinic tables, sandy beaches.
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Tandy Hills Natural Area

The coolest green space in the inner city, and enjoy the great out-of-doors.
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Trinity Park
A great place to take your bike and head down the Trinity Trails.
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Animals and Nature in Fort Worth

Fort Worth Zoo
Home to 5000 native and exotic animals.
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Fort Worth Botanic Gardens
The oldest botanic garden in Texas.
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 Attractions and Landmarks in Fort Worth

Pump It Up
Book your party for your children here.
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Cow Kid Roundup
Check out one of Texas finest.
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Fincher’s White Front
Located in the heart of the historic Fort Worth Stockyards.
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Stockyards National Historic District
A historic district that is located in Fort Worth.
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Cowtown Cattlepen Maze
Human-sized wooden maze in Fort Worth, Texas.
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Classes and Programs in Fort Worth

Watauga Community Center
Classes focus on a broad range of proven self-defense.
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All Stars Early Learning Center
Beautiful building and innovative programs.
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Fort Worth Public Library: Central
The Central Library is located in downtown Fort Worth at the intersection of 3rd and Lamar, 2 blocks west and 2 blocks south of the Tarrant County Courthouse.
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Camp Fire USA First Texas Council
Includes council programs, contact information, and childcare resource and referral center.
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Van Grow: Art Studio for Kids
Offers Fine Art classes for students aged 2-adult.
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Live Performancesin Fort Worth

Stude Concert Hall
A comfortably intimate atmosphere with aesthetics comparable to the finest concert halls.
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Hip Pocket Theatre
An experimental theatre ensemble rooted deep in the heart of Texas.
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Cowtown Coliseum
A 3,418-seat multi-purpose arena in Fort Worth.
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Bass Performance Hall
Located in downtown Fort Worth near Sundance Square, occupies a whole city block.
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Fort Worth Herd
Experience Fort Worth’s twice-daily cattle drive as the Fort Worth Herd of Texas Longhorns go through the Stockyards.
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Billy Bob’s Texas
A popular country & western nightclub in the Fort Worth.
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Museums, Exhibits and Art Galleries in Fort Worth

Rose Marine Theater
A unique and recently restored theater built as a 500 seat movie theater in the 1920’s.
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Capp Smith Park and Outdoor Ampitheater
Features an outdoor amphitheater, on-site restrooms, a playground, covered pavilions, a baseball field, and a stocked lake.
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The Ball-Eddleman-McFarland House
A historic residence built in 1899 in the Quality Hill section of Fort Worth
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Log Cabin Village
Living history museum featuring seven cabins.
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Kimbell Art Museum
Fort Worth, Texas museum of international art with collections ranging from antiquities to 20th century contemporary art.
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Veterans Memorial Air Park
Aviation museum in Fort Worth.
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The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth
Collects and presents post-World War II art in all media.
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Department of the Treasury
Works to protect insurance consumers.
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National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame
Honors and documents the lives of southwestern women who have distinguished themselves as exemplifying the pioneer spirit of the American West.
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American Airlines CR Smith Museum
A great interactive experience for families as well as a great venue for your private party, wedding and team building
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Noble Planetarium
The 90-seat Noble Planetarium brings the first Zeiss-manufactured hybrid planetarium system.
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Amon Carter Museum of American Art
Established by Amon G. Carter to house his collection of paintings and sculpture by Frederic Remington and Charles M.
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Sports in Fort Worth

Fort Worth Ice
Panther Island Ice is Fort Worth’s first outdoor ice skating rink.
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Main Event
Number one family entertainment destination for bowling, billiards, laser tag and more.
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Putt-Putt
One of the best amusement centers in the metroplex.
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Sokol Fort Worth Gymnastics
Female & Male Gymnastics Club Team, Recreation Team based in Fort Worth.
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Fun on the Run Paintball Park
Paintball park made of 10 Paintball fields are perfect for birthday parties, corporate team building events, bachelor parties or just a Paintball group outing.
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Fort Worth Flyers
The name of a now defunct team of the NBA Development League minor league basketball expansion team based in Fort Worth
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Texas Motor Speedway
A speedway located in the northernmost portion of the U.S. city of Fort Worth
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Fort Worth Cats
A professional baseball team based in Fort Worth.
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Watauga Community Center

The Watauga Community Center offers mommy and me classes, music and art classes for little ones, summer camp, and a variety of other fitness and recreational classes for all ages.

Contact number: (817) 514-5828

Location: 7901 Indian Springs Road, Fort Worth, TX 76148

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All Stars Early Learning Center

All Stars Early Learning Center is a preschool for children ages six weeks through five years old. The center also offers before- and after-school programs and a summer camp.

Contact number: (817) 879-4871

Location: 1140 Morrison Drive, Fort Worth, TX 76120

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Fort Worth Public Library: Central

The winner of our 2008 Parents’ Picks quest to find the best library in Dallas-Fort Worth, the Fort Worth Central Library boasts many different amenities for inquiring young minds.

Contact number: (817) 871-7701

Location: 500 West 3rd Street, Fort Worth, TX 76102

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Camp Fire USA First Texas Council

Camp Fire USA offers afterschool programs, youth and teen programs, day camps, summer camps, holiday camps, traditional club programs, child care professional development and training, and a child development center.

Contact number: (817) 831-2111

Location: 2700 Meacham Boulevard, Fort Worth, TX 76137

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Burger’s Lake

Burger’s Lake is a 30-acre park featuring a one-acre spring-fed lake for swimming. Two sandy beaches are found along the perimeter and are perfect for getting a little sun. Big trees are nearby, though, for those wanting some shade.

Contact number: (817) 737-3414

Location: 1200 Meandering Road, Fort Worth, TX 76114

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Van Grow: Art Studio for Kids

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The winner of our 2008 Parents’ Picks quest to find the best artsy class for little kids in Dallas-Fort Worth, Van Grow offers fine art instruction for ages two through adult. The studio offers classes and lessons in the basics of art such as drawing, painting, and sculpture.

Contact number: (817) 348-0505

Location: 3434 West 7th Street, Fort Worth, TX 76107

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