April is an exciting month in Fort Worth filled with several fun festivals you won’t want to miss. When you live in Chisholm Trail Ranch, you’re just 15 minutes from Downtown Fort Worth and close to all of the great events taking place in Fort Worth. Read on to learn about upcoming Fort Worth events near Chisholm Trail Ranch this spring.

Fort Worth Food & Wine Festival

April 4-7

One of our favorite Fort Worth events, the three-day Fort Worth Food + Wine Festival honors the distinctive nature of Fort Worth cooking, food, beverage and culinary traditions in a multi-day festival infusing historic venues and homegrown flavor with celebrated local chefs, culinary professionals and wine makers into one taste-filled weekend. There’s still time to buy tickets to this amazing Fort Worth event!

Main St. Fort Worth Arts Festival

April 11-14

Downtown Fort Worth’s largest and most popular annual event, the Main St. Fort Worth Arts Festival, is packed with fascinating sights and sounds as thousands of fine artists, dancers, performance artists, musicians, exhibitors, food vendors and art lovers take part in the four-day celebration. With free admission and family-friendly arts and crafts areas, this event is perfect for all ages.

Fort Worth Opera Festival

April 26-May 31

Spanning from the end of April through May, the Fort Worth Opera Festival offers a variety of outstanding productions and exceptional events. Tickets can be purchased online or at the Bass Hall Box Office. This year’s shows include:

  • Don Pasqual: Donizetti’s comic masterpiece – starring Audrey Luna and Brak Bilgili
  • María De Buenos Aires: Piazzolla’s tango opera – starring Solange Merdinian and Gaby Natale
  • Brief Encounters: 3 pocket operas about love and marriage – featuring Broadway star Zachary James.

Fortress Festival

April 27-28

Fortress Festival is North Texas’ destination music festival. After only two years, the festival has received an influx of praise from multiple publications and featured world-class lineups. Presented with the Modern Art Museum, the festival not only includes national acts but also access to world-class art in Fort Worth’s Cultural District.

This year, Fort Worth’s own Leon Bridges will headline. For more information about the lineup and to buy tickets, visit the website.