Fourth of July Fun and Fireworks!

Fourth of July Fun and Fireworks!

 

What’s Up —Fourth of July Fun & Fireworks

The most complete list of Fourth of July fireworks displays and festivals in North Texas.  With changes daily in the safety protocols surrounding COVID-19, What’s Up Fort Worth suggests that you check the website for your event of interest.  Have a safe and Happy 4th of July weekend!

 July 3rd – 4th:  Fort Worth Stockyards — Red, White, & Boots 4th of July Celebration

Starting Friday, July 3 the Fort Worth Stockyards is celebrating Independence Day with the Red, White, & Boots 4th of July Celebration. The celebration, which runs through Sunday, July 5 will offer a picnic atmosphere on the lawn, making it easy to social distance, complete with refreshing cold beverages from Shiner Bock including $4 16oz drafts. Guests can also enjoy the celebration with the Boots Campaign display to support military families.

On Saturday from 11am-3pm, DFW’s favorite country music radio The Ranch 95.9 will be broadcasting live from the Stockyards. The music continues throughout the weekend with live music from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Water Tower Stage, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday at the Stockyards Station, and from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday on the Livestock Exchange Building Veranda.

https://fortworthstockyards.com/

July 4th:  Fort Worth’s Fourth at Panther Island Pavilion

Fort Worth’s Fourth boasts the “Largest Fireworks Show in North Texas!”       

For the health and safety of the community, this year’s annual Fort Worth’s Fourth celebration has been modified. Fort Worth will still be home to the largest fireworks show in North Texas; however, the festival portion of the event is canceled.  Thanks to generous contributions from Lockheed Martin and TRWD, the fireworks show will be bigger and brighter so you can see from a distance. Watch the show from anywhere as it will be live-streamed at fox4news.com and tune into 95.9 The Ranch for the music. 

Panther Island Pavilion will be closed and there will be no activities. https://pantherislandpavilion.com/event/fort-worths-fourth/

July 3rd – 4th:  Coyote Drive In 4th of July Celebration

It’s that time of the year again! The Coyote Drive In 4th of July celebration is finally here! They will be hosting their own Fireworks show on July 3rd and will be open on July 4th so you can get a great spot to see the Firework show the City of Fort Worth will be hosting, which is the largest in North Texas. 

Review these changes due to COVID-19:
To keep track of vehicle capacity, we are selling admission by vehicle spot. This allows you to bring as many people in your vehicle as number of seatbelts.
No Mercedes Sprinter, Ford Transit, Nissan NV3500 HD will be admitted.
Please buy tickets early as spot are limited. https://www.facebook.com/events/910193836111344/

July 3rd:  City of Mansfield Rockin 4th of July and Fireworks

Mansfield is ready to rock? Independence Day really rocks when you spend it in your favorite hometown at Mansfield’s Rockin’ 4th of July festival. Enjoy bounce houses, games, live music and more before the legendary fireworks show, all at Big League Dreams. All parking is offsite at Vernon Newsom Stadium with free charter shuttles running continuously all night. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and fireworks will begin at approximately 9:30 p.m. Celebrate America with your friends and neighbors in Mansfield, USA.

https://www.mansfieldtexas.gov/793/Rockin-4th-of-July

July 4th:  City of Burleson 4th of July Concert & Fireworks

Bring your own chairs, blankets and picnic, there will also be concession available. Patrons are encouraged to sit on the field surrounding the stage, in the bleachers or on most of the fields throughout the park. The concession stand will be open but patrons may also bring a picnic and beverages. No alcohol, glass bottles, pets or tents are permitted in the park. There is a fence that dedicates an area to the concert and concert goers. Canopies can be set up outside of that fence.  Fireworks, including sparklers, are also not permitted. No outside vendors are allowed within the park.

Lions Club Parade

9 a.m. – Parade Starts
Parade route and more information 

Concert & Fireworks
5 p.m. – Gates open
7:30 p.m. – Concert starts featuring Fast Lane, an Eagles Tribute Band
9:20 p.m. – Fireworks show

Location  Chisenhall Sports Complex, 500 W Hidden Creek Parkway

Cost  Free

https://www.burlesontx.com/1780/4th-of-July-Celebration

July 4th:  37th Annual July 4th Fireworks Extravaganza Grapevine, Texas

On Saturday, July 4, Grapevine celebrates in true patriotic style with the 37th Annual July 4th Fireworks Extravaganza. This free 24-minute fireworks spectacular over Lake Grapevine begins at 9:30 p.m. and is set to patriotic music, The fireworks display is the perfect way to celebrate America’s birthday.

https://www.grapevinetexasusa.com/summertime-in-grapevine/july-fourth/july-4th-fireworks-extravaganza/

July 4th:  Spark in the Park Concerts & Fireworks July 4th Celebration — Weatherford, Texas

Experience Weatherford is excited to announce that after the Governor lifted restrictions on outdoor events, so they are planning the best Spark in the Park yet! On July 4th at Heritage Park we’re going to celebrate Independence Day with a concert and a fireworks show that will

blow you away! This year we have Giovannie and the Hired Guns performing from 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm and headliner Jack Ingram performing from 7:45 pm – 9:15 pm. After that, we’ll roll into the biggest and best fireworks show that we’ve had yet (you’re definitely going to want to stay for the grand

finale). The event grounds open at 5:30 pm for parking. Fireworks start at approximately 9:30 pm, we’ll see you there!

https://www.experienceweatherford.com/events/2020/sparkinthepark2020

July 3rd – 4th:  Granbury’s Old Fashioned 4th of July Festival — Granbury, Texas

Granbury’s proud tradition of celebrating Independence Day returns to a multi-day event this year, thanks to the Granbury Chamber of Commerce and its sponsors. Festivities that are sure to stir patriotic spirits begin on Friday, July 3rd. The Chamber is celebrating 46 years of patriotic tradition with fireworks and family fun!

https://www.visitgranbury.com/event/46th-annual-old-fashioned-4th-of-july-celebration/11577/

July 3rd:  Addison KaboomTown — Addison, Texas

The Town of Addison has made the difficult decision to move the 2020 Addison Kaboom Town! fireworks show to a secure, out-of-town location that will be closed to the public. There will be no fireworks in Addison, and no in-person viewing. As previously announced, due to COVID-19 social distancing concerns the 2020 Watch Party in Addison Circle Park and the Addison Airport Airshow have been canceled.

The fireworks display, which will feature almost 30% more shells than last year, can still be viewed in the following ways:

*Streamed on the Town of Addison YouTube Channel at 9:30pm on Friday, July 3, 2020.

*Broadcast on CW33 on Saturday, July 4, 2020 (check local listings for times).

https://addisonkaboomtown.com/

July 3rd:  Southlake Stars & Stripes — Southlake, Texas

Southlake wants to celebrate our country’s birthday and honor our culture and community, all from the comfort of our own homes. Relax and enjoy the evening with friends and family. Explore our site and take a look at some patriotic ideas to make the night one to remember!

Fireworks:  Friday, July 3       9:30 p.m.

This year’s festivities will include a special commemorative video released on social media on July 3 and fireworks shot from Bicentennial Park. The park will be closed Friday, July 3, and will not be open for viewing the fireworks. 

https://www.visitsouthlaketexas.com/296/Southlake-Fireworks-2020

 

 

If you have a fireworks event in North Texas that you would like listed, email details to events@whatsupfortworth.com.

What’s Up Fourth of July Fun & Fireworks

The following Independence Day traditions have been cancelled or were not planned this year due to concerns surrounding COVID-19.  Look for these 4th of July Fireworks and Celebration events in 2021 and support these communities and organizations when you can!

  

Lone Stars and Stripes Celebration / Lone Star Park — Grand Prairie

Stars & Stripes Celebration at Viridian — Arlington, Texas

Family 4th of July Celebration and Fireworks Show — North Richland Hills, Texas

Hurst Stars & Stripes Hurst, Texas

Bedford 4th FEST  Bedford, Texas

 

 Live Music & Events 

  Live Music  

  Comedy  

  Festivals 

  Big Concerts  

 Things to Do 

Kimbell’s Exhibit “Flesh and Blood” extended through July!

HUGE NEWS! The Kimbell Art Museum — a Fort Worth Gem and easily one of the finest small art museums in the nation, has announced that their extraordinarly collection of Italian rennaisance paintings is sticking around for a few more weeks! The special exhibition Flesh...

10 Pairs of FREE TICKETS to Urban Artist Market!

THIS JUST IN! We've got 10 SETS OF FREE TICKETS to the Urban Artist Market! We'll send a set to each of the FIRST TEN SUBSCRIBERS that sign up for the giveaway.  Sign up ASAP!The Fourth Urban Artist Market will be held on July 17-18...

Sign up for the Stockyards Heritage Club!

The Stockyards Heritage Club kicks off this month — a free club for fans of the old west and legendary Fort Worth Stockyards. Each month members get free parking and exclusive deals designed to encourage and reward more of their visits. With something new literally...

Taste Community Restaurant opens PATIO!

We were thrilled when we heard about the reopening of Near Southside's Taste Community Restaurant, a "pay what you can afford" culinary experience designed to help feed and serve Tarrant County's food insecure population. The food is outstanding, and we highly...

The Modern announces July MODERN TV Screenings

The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth has played a huge role in placing Fort Worth on the map for Arts. While viewing their gallery and exploring museum is an unparalleled experience, they're always at work providing outstanding digital and virtual experiences.  This...

Eat Local | Eat Often

Buy a Tee — Save some Jobs! This has been a devastating year for the local culinary scene.  What's Up Fort Worth has been on the lookout for ways to #supportthefort and assist local restaurants with funds to stay afloat while we're social distancing.  We've partnered...

Fourth of July Fun and Fireworks!

  What’s Up —Fourth of July Fun & Fireworks The most complete list of Fourth of July fireworks displays and festivals in North Texas.  With changes daily in the safety protocols surrounding COVID-19, What’s Up Fort Worth suggests that you check the website for...

Main Street Arts Festival Cancelled

We love our city, and we love our amazing annual festivals. 2020 has been a tough year for a lot of reasons, but one of those is watching our friends make tough decisions to postpone our favorite annual events. This just in from Downtown Fort Worth, Inc. The board of...

Museum of Science & History postpones Reopen

UPDATED July 7: Given the spike in COVID-19 cases in the Metroplex during the last two weeks, we have made the difficult but necessary decision to delay the reopening of our Museum, originally planned for mid-July.  We have been preparing for our reopening since the...

Fossil Rim in the running for #1 Wildlife Center!

Fort Worth has a lot of outstanding opportunities to experience wildlife! With the #5 Zoo in the nation, we're already spoiled! But we've got a hiddin jewel in Fossil Rim Wildlife Center.  This week we discovered that Fossil Rim is in the running for USAToday's 10...
Fort Worth’s Fourth announces Festival Adjustments

Fort Worth’s Fourth announces Festival Adjustments

What’s Up Fort Worth is always on the lookout for updates on our favorite annual events and festivals.  It’s been one heck of a year, and there’s been a lot of shifts and cancellations. Unfortunately, social distancing requirements have forced adjustments to be made to one of our favorite annual festivals — Panther Island’s Fort Worth’s Fourth.  Here’s a quick update from the Panther Island Team regarding this year’s Fourth of July events.

For the health and safety of our community, it is with a saddened heart that we had to modify this year’s Annual Fort Worth’s Fourth Celebration. Our skies will still be lit with the largest fireworks show in the metroplex; however, the festival portion of the event will not take place. To limit gathering, Panther Island Pavilion will be closed and there will be no activities.

We will still celebrate our nation’s birthday with our largest fireworks show ever. This year we celebrate those who fought for our freedom and honor our first responders, healthcare workers, and everyone on the front line.

Watch the largest fireworks show on the Fourth of July in North Texas from the comfort of your home, backyard or balcony. The show will be larger and taller this year so it can be seen from a distance! Everything will be high in the sky! NO GROUND EFFECTS AT PANTHER ISLAND PAVILION. DO NOT COME TO THE VENUE.

Panther Island Fort Worth's Fourth

Kayaks, SUPs or canoes are not allowed on the Trinity River at Panther Island Pavilion for the Fourth of July fireworks. Upstream river access will end at the Henderson Street Bridge on the Clear Fork and at the Fort Worth & Western Railroad Bridge on the West Fork. Downstream river access will end at the North Main Street Bridge on the West Fork. Follow all signs and stay out of the fireworks zone for your own safety. Additionally, motor boats are prohibited on the Trinity River.

 

Live Theater & Performing Arts

  Museums  

  Galleries  

  Special Events 

 Things to Do 

Kimbell’s Exhibit “Flesh and Blood” extended through July!

HUGE NEWS! The Kimbell Art Museum — a Fort Worth Gem and easily one of the finest small art museums in the nation, has announced that their extraordinarly collection of Italian rennaisance paintings is sticking around for a few more weeks! The special exhibition Flesh...

10 Pairs of FREE TICKETS to Urban Artist Market!

THIS JUST IN! We've got 10 SETS OF FREE TICKETS to the Urban Artist Market! We'll send a set to each of the FIRST TEN SUBSCRIBERS that sign up for the giveaway.  Sign up ASAP!The Fourth Urban Artist Market will be held on July 17-18...

Sign up for the Stockyards Heritage Club!

The Stockyards Heritage Club kicks off this month — a free club for fans of the old west and legendary Fort Worth Stockyards. Each month members get free parking and exclusive deals designed to encourage and reward more of their visits. With something new literally...

Taste Community Restaurant opens PATIO!

We were thrilled when we heard about the reopening of Near Southside's Taste Community Restaurant, a "pay what you can afford" culinary experience designed to help feed and serve Tarrant County's food insecure population. The food is outstanding, and we highly...

The Modern announces July MODERN TV Screenings

The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth has played a huge role in placing Fort Worth on the map for Arts. While viewing their gallery and exploring museum is an unparalleled experience, they're always at work providing outstanding digital and virtual experiences.  This...

Eat Local | Eat Often

Buy a Tee — Save some Jobs! This has been a devastating year for the local culinary scene.  What's Up Fort Worth has been on the lookout for ways to #supportthefort and assist local restaurants with funds to stay afloat while we're social distancing.  We've partnered...

Fourth of July Fun and Fireworks!

  What’s Up —Fourth of July Fun & Fireworks The most complete list of Fourth of July fireworks displays and festivals in North Texas.  With changes daily in the safety protocols surrounding COVID-19, What’s Up Fort Worth suggests that you check the website for...

Main Street Arts Festival Cancelled

We love our city, and we love our amazing annual festivals. 2020 has been a tough year for a lot of reasons, but one of those is watching our friends make tough decisions to postpone our favorite annual events. This just in from Downtown Fort Worth, Inc. The board of...

Museum of Science & History postpones Reopen

UPDATED July 7: Given the spike in COVID-19 cases in the Metroplex during the last two weeks, we have made the difficult but necessary decision to delay the reopening of our Museum, originally planned for mid-July.  We have been preparing for our reopening since the...

Fossil Rim in the running for #1 Wildlife Center!

Fort Worth has a lot of outstanding opportunities to experience wildlife! With the #5 Zoo in the nation, we're already spoiled! But we've got a hiddin jewel in Fossil Rim Wildlife Center.  This week we discovered that Fossil Rim is in the running for USAToday's 10...
Father’s Day in Fort Worth

Father’s Day in Fort Worth

What’s Up Fort Worth wants you, your family, and especially Dad to stay healthy and safe. We suggest that you do a thorough review of all local, state and federal guidelines for all these fun Father’s Day activities. And check the websites below regularly for any updates to hours of operation and/or specific policies and guidelines.

 

Whiskey or Beer…Never Fear!

 

Make it easy on yourself and on Dad. Take him to one of the great local breweries on the Fort Worth Ale Trail or a local distillery. And if he absolutely has to do something with a little more activity to it, we have some ideas for that too!

 

BREWERY IDEAS FOR DAD

 

NEAR SOUTHSIDE

Rahr & Sons Brewery

Fathers Day Ideas in Fort Worth160 years after William Rahr founded the Eagle Brewery, his great-great-grandson and namesake, Frederick William “Fritz” Rahr, Jr., felt the pull to brew and with the blessing of his wife, Erin, opened Rahr & Sons Brewing Co. on the south side of downtown Fort Worth in 2004. Knowing the family history, staff at Rahr & Sons tend to get nervous if Fritz leans over a brew kettle too far.

Hop Fusion Ale Works

Creativity is at the heart of everything they do at HopFusion Ale Works. Hop Fusion’s founders, Macy Moore and Matt Hill, are passionate about both. They firmly believe that craft brew is an experience, not just a beer. It’s about community and friends

Wild Acre Brewing

Hell’s Half Acre earned infamy in 19th Century Fort Worth as a destination for revelry and debauchery amongst the renegade travelers and traders that helped build the economy in the post-war West. Residing in its long shadow, Wild Acre Brewing Company toasts the famous stretch of land and the legends that built its reputation with a devotion to brewing the highest quality American craft beer found anywhere.

PANTHER ISLAND

Panther Island Brewing 

Father's Day in Fort WorthPanther Island Brewing is a family own and operated microbrewery located on the banks of the Trinity River in Fort Worth, TX. What started out as a passion for craft beer and a fascination for home brewing grew into a full scale brewery. With the support of friends and family Panther Island became a reality in December 9, 2014. Fort Worth is our home and has given so much to us, so we love being able to give back to the Fort Worth community while doing something we love.

DOWNTOWN

Cowtown Brewing Company

Father's Day in Fort WorthCowtown Brewing Co was founded on the idea that great beer deserves equally great barbecue. Their craft beer and smoked meats are developed and perfected on-site just minutes from Sundance Square in downtown Fort Worth. Guests can enjoy their libations and succulent barbecue in the air-conditioned taproom or on the expansive outdoor deck amid lively music and a family-friendly atmosphere.

 MANSFIELD

Dirty Job Brewing
By The Horns Brewing

 

ARLINGTON

Division Brewing
Legal Draft

 

KELLER

Shannon Brewing Company

 

DISTILLERY IDEAS FOR DAD

If you Dad prefers something a little stronger, there is no shortage of distilleries in and around Fort Worth.

Father's Day Ideas in Fort Worth

Trinity River Distillery
Firestone & Robertson Distillery
Acre Distilling
Blackland Distilling
Blackeyed Vodka

 

Want to do More than just Sit Around with Dad?

Dad’s been cooped up for a few months due to COVID-19. Check websites for availability along with state and federal guidelines for social distancing first. Then, plan a fun family event for the whole crew. Golf or Bowling works for everyone, especially with Topgolf. The best part—you do not have to worry about the weather. Topgolf, Pinstripes, and Alley Cats all offer great options for a fun time with Dad.

 

Top Golf
Alley Cats
Pinstripes

 

Celebrate Father’s Day with the gift of a Black Rhino adoption!
Fort Worth Zoo

Did you know the Zoo spends more than $1 million a year feeding its wild residents? Each adoption supports the care and feeding of the Zoo’s animals, like our three black rhinos.

The Fort Worth Zoo is a nonprofit organization that relies on admission revenue for operating dollars. While we are thrilled to be open to the public again, your gift is especially appreciated as our dedicated staff never stopped caring for the Zoo’s nearly 7,000 animals during our three-month quarantine closure.

We want to give everyone the opportunity to honor Dad, as well as support the care and feeding of the Fort Worth Zoo’s black rhinos. This year, in addition to an adoption package, we’re offering a special all-digital option. This provides a no-contact way to celebrate Father’s Day, making adoptions accessible for everyone. We also understand that this is a financially difficult time for many, which is why we have chosen to offer this as a donation-based adoption. Any amount is deeply appreciated and will help support the Fort Worth Zoo’s animals.

Take Dad for a Bike Ride Along the Trinity Trails

 

Fort Worth Bike Sharing

If you missed this opportunity with Mom, The Trinity Trails is always a great family outing. Extending through Fort Worth for over 70 miles along the Trinity River, The Trinity Trails is a wonderful trek for hikers, bikers, runners, and horseback riders and a great way to spend time with Dad.

Wanna Give Dad a Scare???
The Stockyards Ghost Tour

The Paranormal Activity in the Historic Fort Worth Stockyards is one of the most active and written about in the United States.  The Stockyard Ghost Tour takes you on a 90 minute walking tour through the Fort Worth Stockyards, where you will hear stories of paranormal activity as well as detailed history of the Stockyards. The Bordello’s, the shoot outs, the hangings and much more!
Treat Dad to a memorable, fun and entertaining tour!

For the Bold & The Brave —
Cowtown Cycle Party

How about getting Dad and the gang together for a Cycle and a BYOB Party
with the Cowtown Cycle Party! You’ve seen it! This is your chance to experience it…and with Dad there, you won’t get in too much trouble…or will you?

 Live Music & Events 

  Live Music  

  Comedy  

  Festivals 

  Big Concerts  

Cinco de Mayo — Curbside!

Cinco de Mayo — Curbside!

We’re big fans of Eat This Fort Worth —  always a tremendous resource for the foodies in our city and a great source of the latest in Fort Worth’s burgeoning culinary community. Josie Villa-Singleton’s most recent update has got us jotting on our calendars and gearing up for Cinco de Mayo.  Here’s ETFW’s list of Curbside Margarita joints to fuel your celebrations!

 

TACO HEADS – 1812 MONTGOMERY ST 76107

MENU | (817) 615-9899 | Website | FB Updates | Weekends 8am-8pm Weekdays 11-8

Taco Heads has some of the best tacos in town and their margaritas are on par with their tacos. They are here to serve you the food that makes us all happy – TACOS! They are offering a Margarita Kit for curbside pick up that includes a small bottle of tequila and serves 5 margaritas for $45.00. (And you get a bonus packet of Halo de Santo rim salt!). This is a great combo with their 6 Tacos Apart Party pack of tacos that includes a mix & match of breakfast or regular tacos, black beans and chips.

 

RIGHTEOUS FOODS – 3405 W 7TH ST 76107

MENU | 10AM-2PM, 4PM-8PM daily seven days a week | (817) 850-9996 order through their app | Website | Fb updates

Righteous Foods was one of the first restaurants to offer a curbside menu along with their regular menu. They’ve got their family style meals dialed in. I recently ordered the fajita meal for my family and we loved the meal. It came with all the fixins’ – rice, beans and tortillas. I added their signature Himalayan sea salt margaritas to the order and I’m happy to report they are as delicious as ever. The margaritas come pre-mixed in a sealed juice container and come with two cups rimmed with their sea-salt mix. All you have to do is shake, add ice, pour and enjoy.

 

AUSTIN CITY TACO – 517 UNIVERSITY DRIVE FORT WORTH 76107

MENU | (817) 945-1234 | Mon-Sat: 10:30AM – 8PM, Sun: 10:30AM – 5PM | Website | FB Updates

Tacos and Margs are what Austin City Taco is known for. You can get their frozen margaritas to-go with your curbside order. If you are looking for something more substantial than tacos they are offering family packs of whole chicken ($19.95) and chicken tender pack ($19.95).

 

THE ORIGINAL MEXICAN EATS CAFE – 4713 CAMP BOWIE BLVD 76107

FB Updates and Menu | 11Am – 9PM Wed – Sun | Curbside pick up and free delivery

You can enjoy your El Jefe margarita from the comfort of your own home. If you love The Orginal, you can still pair their delicious margaritas along with your Roosevelt Plate. You can choose from quart quantities for $20 and $30 for their house and premium mixes. They are also offering pitcher quantities for the El Jefe and the Mas Fina for $48, the House Rx and House Frozen are $30 and the Top Shelf is $35 – all are available for their curbside pick-up.

 

MUY FRIO MARGARITAS

MENU | 817-238-3386 | Sun 12PM – 9PM, Tues – Thurs 3PM – 9PM, Fri-Sat 11AM – 11PM

Muy Frio is worth a visit if you want a refreshing frozen margarita. Frozen margaritas are what Muy Frio specializes in. Visit the store to place your order or order online for takeout and curbside delivery at www.catering.orderspoon.com/muyfrio. Choose from the following frozen flavors: Peach, Strawberry, Piña colada, Mango, Coco Loco (Blue coconut with tropical fruit), Classic Margarita and Margarita on the rocks. The sizes include the shorty 8oz – $4, small 16oz – $7, medium 32oz – $12, large 64oz – $18 or a Flight of 4 Shorty’s – $12, 6pk of Smalls – $34.

 

ENCHILADAS OLE – 2418 FOREST PARK BLVD 76110

MENU | (817) 984-1360 | 11AM – 8PM | Website | FB Updates |

Round out your next Family Enchilada Meal from Enchiladas Ole with Margarita on the rocks mix in a half gallon $30 or full gallon $60. They also have a Family Taco Bar and weekly Specials of meals that feed 4 (meals come with rice, beans, chips/salsa).

 

MESERO RESTAURANT – 4955 GAGE AVENUE 76109

DELIVERY MENU | (817) 402-0744 | 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM | Free Delivery | FB Updates | Website |

Mesero is offering Quarantine Kits with all the ingredients for the perfect margarita. You can choose from 2 sizes: 4 Margs plus 2 Extra Shots $50 or 12 Margs $100. Don’t forget to order from their delicious menu or select one of their family style meals like their fajitas for 4 for $64.

 

SALSA LIMON – 1465 W. MAGNOLIA FORT WORTH 76104

Online order | MENU | Mon – Fri 7AM – PM, Sat 8AM – 10PM, Sun 8AM – 9PM | Website | FB Updates | 682.250.4842 or order through their app | Delivery through Door Dash, Favor, or Counter

If you need your El Capitan fix, add some margaritas to the mix. If you’ve been one of my Taco and Margarita tours you know that we start off at Salsa Limon for one of their specialty off-menu tacos and fantastic margaritas. In addition to their regular menu, Salsa Limon is offering familia style packs. The best way to order is to download their app or place your order online and then pick up curbside.

HG SUPPLY – 1621 RIVER RUN, SUITE 176 76107

MENU | (682) 730-6070 | 11AM-9PM DAILY for food/cocktail orders, 4PM – 6PM for Family style meals for pick-up | FB Updates

I love HG Supply’s healthy yet delicious fare. They’ve altered their regular menu to include Family style meals. You can also add a Margarita Kit for $35 to your order that includes tequila, lime juice, agave, lime wedges, salt.

 

SHAWS PATIO BAR & GRILL – 1051 W MAGNOLIA AVE 76104

Regular MENU Curbside MENU | (817) 926-2116 | Tues – Thurs 11:30AM – 7:30PM, Fri-Sat 11:30AM – 8:30PM | Delivery Available

Enjoy Shaw’s award winning Margarita from home or with their comfort food family meals. They kits are $45 gallon and includes 1 gallon of our prize mix, Tequila, Salt & Limes.

 

THE MOON BAR – 2000 W BERRY ST. (3.16 MI) FORT WORTH, TEXAS 76110

MENU | (817) 386-0724 | Food To go on Sunday and Tuesday Nights | Pre-Order Birdie Bop Family Meals on Sunday, Bandolero BBQ on Tuesday Nights

Birdie Bop has taken their unique and creative twist to Korean food to the family meals that they offer on Sundays like Korean BBQ meatloaf. On Tuesdays Bandolero BBQ serves up Tacos made with their slow smoked BBQ. You’ll want to add a Margarita Kit to your Birdie Bop or Bandolero BBQ meal.

 

LA PLAYA MAYA – 1540 N MAIN ST FORT WORTH, TEXAS 76106

MENU | Sun-Thur 11:00 – 8:00 pm, Fri – Sat 11:00 – 9:00 pm | Website | FB Updates | Alcohol menu available

La Playa has their full menu available along with family-style meal packages that serve 6. The Classsic Pack for $32 (includes 6 crispy tacos, 6 enchiladas. beans, rice, queso, chips and hot sauce) and their Fajita Pack for $45 (2 lbs. beef/chicken fajita, guacamole, sour cream, beans, rice, tortillas, queso, chips and hot sauce). They also have margaritas available in their pick-up menu.

 

JOE T. GARCIA’S – 2201 N COMMERCE ST FORT WORTH, TEXAS 76164

Mon – Thur 11am – 7:00pm | Call 817-626-4356 or 817-626-8571 | Website | FB updates

Perhaps Fort Worth’s most beloved Margaritas. They have all varieties available: on the rocks, frozen, sangria, strawberry, skinny or Tino’s Special. These go great with the Joe T.’s famous family meals of enchilada dinner, beef fajita dinner and chicken fajita dinner.

 

REATA RESTAURANT – 310 HOUSTON ST. 76102

MENU | 11AM – 7PM | Website | 817-336-1009 or email curbside@reata.net | FB Updates |

Nothing beats a margarita on the rooftop of The Reata. Get the next best thing with one of their build your own cocktail kits. Pick up your curbside margarita kit which comes with Sauza Hornitos Reposado, their house made Margarita Mix, Topo Chico and fresh cut limes. Just the right ingredients for Margaritas and Ranch Water.

 

THE POST AT RIVER EAST – 2925 RACE STREET 76111

MENU | (817) 945-8890 | 11AM – 10PM | Pick up or FREE delivery | FB Updates | Website

One of the things I miss is seeing live music at The Post. (Check their FB page for the latest livestreams). I’m so glad that they’ve been providing family meals and cocktail kits. Their $20 Family Meals is one of the most affordable meal options out there. They are also offering $25 cocktail kits for 32 oz. that include margaritas (tequila, fresh citrus, sugar).

 

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In addition to their delicious Cajun inspired cuisine, you can now pick up curbside cocktail kits that include Margaritas for $20 (quart size).

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Mother’s Day in Fort Worth

Mother’s Day in Fort Worth

Mom says to continue to follow social distancing guidelines, even on Mother’s Day.  Listen to your mother!  We will have many more years ahead to get up close and personal, but let’s stay on track with COVID-19 this Mother’s Day and continue to follow the guidelines offered by the health authorities.

BRUNCH…and other fun things to do with Mom

1. Mother’s Day Brunch at….Home

It’s time to step up Guys and Kiddos — Here’s a fun twist on Mother’s Day Brunch

Make all of Mom’s favorite brunch goodies, turn off the television, phones, everything!  Make mimosas, order flowers, what else does Mom like?

Then when you think you have done enough, turn on her favorite movie and either enjoy it with her, or get lost and let her enjoy it alone.  Let Mom decide which works better for her.

2. Pick Your Favorite Mother’s Day Brunch Spot in Fort Worth for CARRY-OUT or DELIVERY

Support The Fort — Eat Local and Eat Often! Here’s a great list of Fort Worth Restaurants offering Curbside Service and Delivery.

3. Enjoy a Stroll or Bike Ride Along the Trinity Trails

Please follow all city guidelines regarding park closures and social distancing guidelines.

The Trinity Trails is always a great family outing.  Extending through Fort Worth for over 70 miles along the Trinity River, The Trinity Trails is a wonderful trek for hikers, bikers, runners, and horseback riders and a special outing with Mom.

Click here for a helpful list!

4. Every Mom loves flowers! SAVE $10

Here’s an idea that doesn’t take any social distancing thought to it.  Order Mom flowers or a beautiful spring flower arrangement.  What’s Up staffers use Gordon Boswell Florist.  Limited daily deliveries due to COVID-19, but curbside pick up is available.  Plan your delivery or pick up dates on Monday thru Wednesday next week (May 4-6) and get $10 off.  Just add Coupon Code MOM2020 online or by phone.

Save $$$ on Flowers for Mom!

5. Indulge in Some (Online) Retail Therapy with Mom

Every mom has “a thing” or favorite store.  Treat your mom to an afternoon of online shopping and buy her something nice, something she would not have bought for herself. It may not be quite the same as strolling around town together arm-in-arm and actually seeing the goods in person, but it could be fun searching for items on your phones, sitting around the kitchen table.   #Support Our Fort.  We love supporting Fort Worth businesses so that’s always a Bonus.  A good day of shopping is always followed by a good glass of wine at your favorite spot.   OK so the favorite spot is not available but part of the Mother’s Day treat is you bringing the wine!

6. Host Your Own SIP and PAINT Class

While you can’t head to an art studio for a wine and painting event right now, you can bring the same creative fun home by ordering some art supplies online and opening a bottle of your finest Cab. Pick a subject (like the fruit bowl on your kitchen counter or Dad lounging on the sofa) and start painting. Just don’t expect  Mom to hang your work of art in the living room?  Don’t like the PAINT part of this idea, no problem…..Host Your Own Sip and Sit with Mom.  How’s that?

7. Give Mom a Mani-Pedi

How long have we been under Shelter in Place?  That is way too long to go without a mani-pedi, right?  Treat Mom to a little pampering to encourage mother-daughter bonding. It’s OK if it doesn’t look quite as flawless as a professional mani-pedi—it’s Mother’s Day…this is about spending quality time together. (Besides, who’s going to see it, anyway?)

8. ENJOY A VIRTUAL WINE TASTING

Wine is a recurring element in #s 1-7 above, so let’s give wine it’s own due at #8.  If you are not able to spend time with Mom this Mother’s Day, set up a virtual Wine Tasting or Wine Day.  Have the wine delivered ahead of time, complete with glasses, cheese and crackers, the whole works.  Now, just Facetime and Enjoy!

9. GARDEN TOGETHER

Order supplies online beforehand and then spend the day potting, planting, pruning, and bonding.

10. Adopt a Giraffe for Mom

The Fort Worth Zoo offers a unique way to celebrate Mother’s Day.  Adopt a giraffe in honor of Mom this year! The adoption fees contribute to the care and feeding of our herd for one full year. In addition to our regular adoption package, we are offering an all-digital package, which provides a no-contact way to celebrate the occasion. The Fort Worth Zoo knows that this is a financially difficult time for many, so the digital adoption gift can be purchased with a pay-what-you-can donation.

Adopt a Giraffe for Mother’s Day!

11.  Plan a Game Night for Mom

You know what games Mom likes to play—card games, board games, charades, or any other party game.  If Mom likes it, let’s play it!

12.  No Work Pass

OK this should be a given.  Moms do not work on Mother’s Day.  If your mom tries to participate in work activities,  present her with a “No Work Pass” for the day.  Sit her down and take over.

13. Custom Coupons for Mom

We all like to have something to look forward to…

Since all of our focus is when the coronavirus crisis will be over and when we will be back to normal (the new normal, that is), put a coupon book together for things that you want to do with Mom when the world opens up.  Ideas are easy—lunch and a movie, a wine outing or Happy Hour, a spa day.  The list is endless and it gives Mom lots more things to look forward to, when COVID-19 is behind us.

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