Top Happenings in Fort Worth This Weekend May 3rd-May 5th

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1) HAMILTON at Dallas Summer Musicals

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Coming Next Summer to Fort Worth Tickets Available NOW!

The award-winning Broadway musical Hamilton about the life of American Founding Father Alexander Hamilton finally hits DFW with performances through this Sunday, May 5th. Tickets are hard to come by, but do not fret if you miss it this year. HAMILTON returns in June 2020 at Bass Performance Hall.

2) It’s Time for Mayfest

For more than 46 years, Fort Worth’s most beloved festival – Mayfest – has brought the Fort Worth Community together in beautiful Trinity Park on the banks of the Trinity River to celebrate the best of Fort Worth. Head out to Trinity Park for 4 full days of great music, fun games, delicious food, and fun for the whole family.
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3) East Main Street Art Festival                                 FREE EVENT

The East Main Arts Festival in Downtown Arlington features at least 90 Artist & Vendor Booths & 26 Live Bands.
Foodie Events – Craft Beer – Live Music – Local Art
Main St. Arts Festival is the perfect opportunity to begin collecting art or add to an established gallery.
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4) UNT One O’Clock Band Spring Showcase at McDavid Studio

Seven Grammy nominations! Multitudes of great composers, performers, and educators all throughout the music world. Over 60 recordings and a tradition that just keeps swingin’…Great opportunity to experience the incredible history and tradition of the UNT One O’Clock Band!
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5) Lantern Festival at Fort Worth Botanic Garden

Lantern Festivals are a major part of Chinese culture and this traveling show is only in Fort Worth through May 12th. Experience 20 lanterns crafted with silk, wire and steel. It is an evening of fun, food, and adventure for the whole family.
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6) Scarborough Faire Renaissance Festival               Waxahachie

Take the short trek in time down Hwy 287 to Scarborough Renaissance Festival® . This festival is in its 38th year of offering interactive fun for everyone, 16th Century Style. Enjoy full combat armored jousts, Birds of Prey exhibitions, the Mermaid Lagoon and Renaissance entertainment on 27 stages, along with unique crafts in 200 village shoppes. Join in on Renaissance rides and games of skill and feast on food & drink fit for royalty. Daily wine and beer tastings as well. Plus, every weekend has a different theme and a variety of special events.
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7) Off The Rails Country Fest                                 Frisco

If you love Country Music…and who doesn’t in Fort Worth, Off the Rails is worth the drive to Frisco, for either or BOTH days. It’s two days of country music May 4 and 5, 2019.  Check out this Line-Up!

Off The Rails will also feature food trucks, craft beers, and a vendor village with amazing merchandise and festival wear.
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Disclaimer: What’s Up Fort Worth features many events in other cities (including Dallas) when our staff feels that the event has DFW market-wide interest and that fans in Fort Worth and Tarrant County will make the trek to Dallas for the event.

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