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Activities/Events


Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure

Go on a scavenger hunt adventure. Combine the excitement of the Amazing Race with a two to three-hour city tour.

Fort Worth Bike Sharing
Rent a bike! LITA Forum attendees will receive a discount rate of $4.00 plus tax to ride a bike for 24 hours.

Movie Screening – CODE: Debugging the Gender Gap
The movie will be shown Friday, November 18 beginning at 8:00pm in the UnCommons Room.

Coffee Shops

Starbucks – inside the Omni Fort Worth Hotel
1300 Houston St, Fort Worth, TX 76102

Starbucks – Sundance Square
141 W 3rd St, Fort Worth, TX 76102

Restaurants & Bars

View the Fort Worth Dining Guide (PDF)

Lots of food & drink options near the Omni Hotel = https://goo.gl/UPGqHQ

The Brass Tap – craft beer and american fare
901 Houston St, Fort Worth, TX 76102, (817) 870-3838
http://brasstapbeerbar.com/FtWorth

Cantina Laredo – modern mexican cuisine
530 Throckmorton, Fort Worth, TX 76102, (817) 810-0773
http://www.cantinalaredo.com/location/fort-worth-texas/

Del Frisco’s Steakhouse – steak and seafood
812 Main Street, Fort Worth, TX 76102, (817) 877-3999
http://delfriscos.com/steakhouse/fort-worth

Flying Saucer Draught Emporium – american pub fare and 200+ beers
111 E 3rd St, Fort Worth, TX 76102, (817) 336-7470
http://www.beerknurd.com/locations/fort-worth-flying-saucer

Hoya Korean Kitchen – korean fusion
355 W 3rd St, Fort Worth, TX 76102, (817) 334-7999
http://www.hoyakitchen.com/

La Perla Negra – tequila and cocktail bar with latin-inspired cuisine
910 Houston St, Fort Worth, TX 76102, (817) 882-8108
http://www.lpnegra.com/index.html

Little Red Wasp Kitchen + Bar – american cuisine
808 Main Street, Fort Worth, Texas 76102, (817) 877-3111
http://littleredwasp.com/

Reata Restaurant – southwestern cuisine
310 Houston St, Fort Worth, TX 76102, (817) 336-1009
http://www.reata.net/fort-worth-restaurant.html

Riscky’s Barbeque – barbeque and burgers
300 Main St, Fort Worth, TX 76102, (817) 877-3306
https://risckys.com/risckys-bbq/

Taco Diner – authentic tacos plus classic american diner
300 Main St, Fort Worth, TX 76102, (817) 877-3306
http://tacodinerrestaurants.com/

TIE Restaurant & Bar – contemporary thai cuisine
911 Houston St, Fort Worth, TX 76102, (817) 332-9110
http://thaiftworth.com/

Live Music

Breweries and Distilleries

Attractions and Sights

Fort Worth Stockyards

Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District & Stockyard Station
http://www.fortworthstockyards.org/
http://stockyardsstation.com/

The Stockyards National Historic District is one of the most popular attractions in Texas. Begin your journey on Exchange Avenue, where the weathered brick streets are lined with historic buildings, restaurants, shops, saloons and other attractions. See The Fort Worth Herd, the world’s only twice-daily cattle drive, at 11:30 a.m and 4 p.m.

 

Kimball Art Museum

Kimball Art Museum

http://www.kimbellart.org/
Its holdings range from the third millennium B.C. to the mid-20th century and include major works by Duccio, Fra Angelico, Caravaggio, Poussin, Velázquez, Bernini, Rembrandt, Goya, Monet, Cézanne, Picasso, Mondrian, and Matisse.

 

 

Amon Carter Museum of American ArtAmon Carter Museum of American Art
http://www.cartermuseum.org/
Now in its sixth decade of operation, the Amon Carter Museum of American Art offers a diverse array of exhibitions, publications, and programs that connect visitors to masterworks of American art.

 

 

Modern Art Museum of Fort WorthModern Art Museum of Fort Worth
http://themodern.org/
The collection is comprised of nearly 3,000 objects, including paintings, sculptures, videos, photographs, and prints dated between 1945 and the present. All major, international movements are represented, including Abstract Expressionism; British, German, French, and American Pop; Color Field Painting; Minimalism; Conceptualism; Post-Minimalism; New Image Painting, and Neo-Expressionism.

 

National Cowgirl Museum & Hall of FameNational Cowgirl Museum & Hall of Fame
http://www.cowgirl.net/
The National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame is the only museum in the world dedicated to honoring trailblazing women of the American West. Its multimedia exhibits and historic photographs, papers, clothing, spurs and saddles tell the inspiring stories of remarkable women pioneers, ranchers, performers and rodeo stars. At the Cowgirl Shop, find books, apparel, gifts, jewelry and souvenirs.

 

Fort Worth Botanical GardensFort Worth Botanical Gardens
http://www.fwbg.org/
Enjoy the captivating beauty of the oldest botanic garden in Texas. Fort Worth’s Botanic Gardens are home to more than 2,500 species of plants in its 23 specialty gardens. Plan a visit to the world-renowned Japanese Garden, where the koi-filled pools, sculptured hillsides, crafted stonework and dramatic waterfalls provide a view of exotic conservation.

 

Fort Worth ZooFort Worth Zoo
http://www.fortworthzoo.org/
The Fort Worth Zoo has 12 permanent exhibit areas — Penguins, World of Primates, Asian Falls, Raptor Canyon, Cheetahs, Flamingo Bay, Meerkat Mounds, Australian Outback, African Savannah, Parrot Paradise, Texas Wild! and the Museum of Living Art (MOLA).

 

 

Sundance SquareSundance Square
http://sundancesquare.com/
The heart of downtown is Sundance Square, a 35-block shopping and entertainment district where charming, beautifully restored buildings stand alongside glittering skyscrapers. Here, you’ll find locals, downtown residents and visitors among a multitude of restaurants, shops, galleries and performance venues.