Top Things To Do In Fort Worth This Weekend Sept 25th – 27th
This weekend shows the strength of the Fort Worth theatre arts scene with 3 amazing and totally different and unique productions to start off the 2019-2020 season. Quarter Horse season is underway at Lone Star Park—a great way to spend your fall weekend evenings. Fall events like Oktoberfest and the Great State Fair of Texas, and a solid line-up of local concerts round out an entertainment packed weekend.
1) Single Black Female at Jubilee Theatre
Jubilee Theatre, in the heart of Sundance Square, offers this comedic female duo production that moves with rapid-fire vignettes which examine the lives of thirty-something African American middle class women as they search for love, clothes, and dignity in a world that fails to recognize them among a parade of stereotypical images. This is the story behind Single Black Female
2) What We Were at Circle Theatre
We cannot imagine a better venue than Circle Theatre for Blake Hackler’s new play that surrounds three sisters in an East Texas town that have a dark family secret. Weaving scenes from the past and present, What We Were is a story of escaping, coping, and caring, decades in the making. Leading us to the question, Can one ever truly go home again?
3) Phantom of the Opera at Bass Performance Hall
BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! The beloved story and thrilling score will be performed by a cast and orchestra of 52, making this PHANTOM one of the largest productions now on tour.Cameron Mackintosh’s spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA makes its triumphant return to Fort Worth as part of its North American Tour. Hailed by critics as “bigger and better than ever before,” this production boasts many exciting special effects including the show’s legendary chandelier, new scenic and lighting designs, new staging and choreography.
Get tickets to this amazing production of PHANTOM here!
4) Oktoberfest at Panther Island Pavilion
Oktoberfest is a 3-day German festival dropped smack in the middle of Panther Island Pavilion in Fort Worth. 5 minutes at Oktoberfest and you’ll forget you are in FW-TX. Experience authentic German food, music, fun and games…and of course the famous biergarten where you can enjoy your favorite German beverage, including the famous Spaten Bier. OKTOBERFEST details Here!
5) The Great State Fair of Texas
It’s never been and never will be the ole “Same Ole, Same Ole”. This is one of the top events in Dallas each year worth the trek down I-30, or whichever way you get there from Cowtown. Visit Big Tex, make a mess of yourself with the famous Fletcher’s Corn Dogs or your favorite fried treat, and wash it down with ice cold fresh lemonade or an ice cold beer. Then check out the Auto Building, the Petting Zoo, The Midway….and then go back for another Fletcher’s Corn Dog. Get your BIG TEX on through October 20th.
6) The Music of Whitney Houston with the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra
Make note that this performance is in the heart of Fort Worth’s Cultural District at Will Rogers Auditorium. Experience a celebration of Whitney Houston’s extraordinary talent when the FWSO performs an evening of hits including “Saving All My Love,” “How Will I Know?,” “Where Do Broken Hearts Go?,” and of course “I Will Always Love You.” The Whitney Houston Experience is Here!
7) Quarter Horse Racing at Lone Star Park
Quarter Horse season is underway at Lone Star Park—a great way to spend your fall weekend evenings. . Gates open at 5pm with First Post at 6:05pm. Click Here for details on galloping over to LSP in Grand Prairie!
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.