Shopping in Fort Worth is an attraction in itself. Whatever you're looking for, you're very likely to find it here – from fabulous to funky, from classy to casual. The city is home to national department stores, one-of-a-kind boutiques, upscale shops, flea markets, antique stores, and some of the finest malls in the Southwest. Plus, Fort Worth is perhaps the best place in America to find high-quality Western wear. Start your shopping trip by clicking on the links below.
Sundance Square / West 7th Street / Montgomery Plaza / University Park Village / Hulen Mall / North East Mall / The Village at Camp Bowie
During your visit, don't miss these top Fort Worth attractions:
One of the most exciting and pedestrian-friendly downtown areas in America. Sundance Square is 35 historic blocks where people play, work and live. You can browse specialty boutiques, dine in restaurants from casual to elegant, wander through an art gallery, see a movie or live theater performance or take in an opera at the Bass Hall. Parking is free all day on weekends and on weekdays if you arrive after 5 p.m.
The Nancy Lee and Perry R. Bass Performance Hall (Bass Hall) located in Sundance Square, has been ranked "one of the top 10 opera houses in the world," by Travel and Leisure. Bass Hall is home to Fort Worth Opera, the Ballet, the Symphony Orchestra, the Van Cliburn Piano Competition, and special productions by Casa Manaña theatre.
Circle Theatre specializes in contemporary plays and often produces plays by Texas playwrights.
Jubilee Theatre is renowned for its focus on African-American plays and productions.
Sid Richardson Museum, located in the heart of Sundance Square, boasts 40 paintings by Frederic Remington, Charles M. Russell and other premier Western artists.
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Fort Worth Nightlife
Bass Performance Hall
The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth
View from inside Richard Serra
Sculpture, The Modern
The Cultural District is only minutes from the hustle and bustle of daily commerce in downtown Fort Worth, Texas. Bordered by a tree lined boulevard paved with bricks and surrounded by manicured grounds, the area is alive with charming shops and restaurants, home to Old World and New World art masterpieces, exotic science and cultural exhibits, exciting performance art theaters and the beloved Will Rogers Memorial Center.
The Kimbell Art Museum is consistently ranked among the outstanding modern public art-gallery facilities in the world. Designed by American architect Louis I. Kahn, the building that the Kimbell calls home is almost as famous as its collections.
The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth exhibits the following contemporary art mediums: painting, sculpture, works on paper, and photography. A new Modern Art Museum designed by Tadao Ando opened in November, 2002, and is expected to rival the top modern art museums in the world.
The Amon Carter Museum, designed by architect Philip Johnson, opened to the public in 1961. It houses one of the nation's outstanding collections of American art and photographs. Its holdings of more than 200,000 objects include iconic works by artists including Frederic Remington, Thomas Eakins, Alexander Calder and Georgia O'Keeffe.
The Fort Worth Museum of Science and History has been the most popular cultural attraction in North Texas since the mid-1980s. It features interactive exhibits, galleries, Noble Planetarium and Omni Theater, which have shows daily.
National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame is the only museum in the world dedicated to honoring women of the American West who have displayed extraordinary courage and pioneer spirit in their trail blazing efforts.
The Fort Worth Botanic Garden, the oldest botanic garden in Texas, is a lush 109-acre tapestry of dappled shade and vibrant splashes of color. A peaceful haven in the heart of Fort Worth's Cultural District, the Garden is home to over 2,500 species of native and exotic plants that flourish in its 23 specialty gardens.
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The historical Stockyards is filled with western shops, restaurants, nightclubs and Longhorns. It is a must see for those who want to experience the flavor of the Old West, located just three miles North of downtown Fort Worth.
Billy Bob's Texas is the world's largest honky-tonk with its own indoor rodeo arena for professional bull riding, a Texas-size dance floor, a Wall of Fame with celebrity handprints, plus more.
Historic Walking Tours provides a walking tour about the colorful history of the Fort Worth Stockyards by visiting historic locations.
The Fort Worth Herd presents Stockyard visitors with a glimpse into the past and Fort Worth's rich western heritage with the world's only twice daily cattle drive.
The Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame pays tribute to 76 of the top cowboys and cowgirls who have excelled in the sports of rodeo, cutting, ranching and those individuals who have dedicated their lives to promoting and preserving Texas Western heritage.
Grapevine Vintage Railroad is serviced by two vintage locomotives which include "Puffy" the 1896 Steam locomotive the oldest continuously operating steam engine in the South and a 1953 GP-7 diesel locomotive.
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Stockyards National Historic District
Stockyards National HIstoric District