Top Things To Do In Fort Worth This Weekend Nov 22nd-24th

 In Blog

1) GM Financial Parade of Lights

It’s not just a parade.  It’s a day filled with exciting things to do throughout Downtown, from taking care of your holiday shopping in Sundance Square to dining out in some of the finest restaurants in Fort Worth, all while enjoying the holiday spirit of the country’s top holiday parade.

The GM Financial Parade of Lights begins at 6:00 PM at the intersection of Weatherford Street and Throckmorton Street.  For complete route information and a full map Click Here.

Bring your family earlier in the day to celebrate Downtown, and make a day of it. Avoid the crowds by parking early and enjoy lunch at hundreds of great restaurants. Take advantage of some early bird shopping deals at one of our incredible array of Downtown retailers.

Click Here for all the information you need for the GM Financial Parade of Lights.


2) Hooray for Holidays Musical TV Special at Theatre Arlington

Let’s go back in time a bit…

Growing up, we all loved gathering around the TV to watch the holiday specials each season.  Join Theatre Arlington as they imagine what it would be like to have our own show with singing, dancing, and special guest stars every performance.  Hooray for the Holidays is NO DOUBT the start of a holiday tradition.  Appropriate for audiences aged 3 and up

In the ever-growing Downtown Arlington Entertainment District.

Click Here for more info


3) Nutcracker presented by Ballet Frontier

Ballet Frontier has been captivating audiences with their production of The Nutcracker for eleven years.  With its cast comprised of professional dancers, talented youth, and with dazzling costumes, and world class choreography, the stage is set for an unforgettable holiday experience for all ages!  In the historic Fort Worth Cultural District.

Click HERE for details and tickets


4) JACK FROST at Casa Manana Children’s Theatre

Jack Frost is living the perfect life, spending his days making spectacular ice sculptures and hanging with his friends in the Frozen Kingdom. One day tragedy strikes, and Jack, along with his friends, is banished from the kingdom by his evil uncle – who wants to destroy the world with a new ice age! Get to Casa Manana in Fort Worth’s Cultural District and find out if a band of snowy misfits help Jack find his destiny and restore order to the kingdom? Santa Claus himself narrates this holiday spectacular where adventure awaits at every turn.

Take a trip to the Frozen Kingdom HERE


5) If Scrooge Was A Brother at Jubilee Theatre

Get to Jubilee Theatre in Sundance Square to experience Jubilee’s twist on a Classic Holiday Tale.  It’s Christmas Eve and Eb Scroo is seeking to snuff out the season’s cheer by demanding all debts owed him be satisfied before nightfall. Facing imprisonment, a Christmas without presents and a feast, the residents are desperate. In this urban spin of Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, the ghosts and characters are icons of Black culture performing holiday songs with a modern twist.

Click here for a new twist on an old classic holiday tale.



6) George Strait at Dickies Arena

Getty Images

You’ve got two nights to enjoy two Country Music legends in one fantastic concert event.  Country legend George Strait graces the brand new Dickies stage on Friday and Saturday, November 22nd and 23rd.  The second legend?  How about the opening band for the King—none other than Ray Benson and Asleep at the Wheel.

Click HERE for The King of Country at Dickies Arena!



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 (or another city) for the event. 





Recent Posts