It’s finally fall, y’all! We can’t wait for cooler temperatures and some of the best events happening in Cowtown during this amazing time of the year. If you’re looking for fun things to do in Fort Worth this fall, read on to see Chisholm Trail Ranch’s recommendations for fun events and activities going on this season.

Oktoberfest Fort Worth

Sept. 26 – Sept. 28
Panther Island Pavilion
395 Purcey St.
Fort Worth, TX 76102

It’s a German festival so authentic you’ll forget you’re in Texas! Oktoberfest Fort Worth is back for 2019 from Thursday, September 26 through Saturday, September 28 at Panther Island Pavilion. Enjoy authentic German food, music, dancing, games, biergartens, dachshund races, as well as Spaten and other Fall and Oktoberfest craft beers from around the country.

State Fair of Texas

Sept. 27 – Oct. 20
Fair Park
3921 Martin Luther King Jr., Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75210

The State Fair returns Sept. 27! Kick off this Texas-sized celebration with amazing fried foods, live entertainment, carnival rides and much more. Catch performances by Billy Ray Cyrus, Cameo, Daughtry and more on the Chevrolet Main Stage, as well as live music by local Texas artists.

Visit a Pumpkin Patch

Of all the fun things to do in Fort Worth, is there a more quintessential fall experience than visiting a pumpkin patch? Several local favorites are opening at the end of this month for the season, featuring pumpkins, corn mazes, delicious food and much more.

Hall’s Pumpkin Patch in Grapevine – Open Sept. 27-Nov. 3

Lone Star Family Farm – Open Sept. 28-Nov. 9

County Critters Farms in Alvarado – Open Oct. 5-Nov. 17

Christmas in Cowtown Holiday Gift Market
Oct. 10-13
Will Rogers Memorial Center
3401 W Lancaster Ave.
Fort Worth, TX 76107

Get your holiday shopping down early at the Christmas in Cowtown annual holiday gift market. Presented by the Junior League of Fort Worth at the Will Rogers Memorial Center, the event features dozens of vendors selling home décor, jewelry, clothing, food and more.

Red Steagall Cowboy Gathering

Oct. 25-27
Fort Worth Stockyards
121 E. Exchange Ave
Fort Worth, TX 76164

Mark your calendars now for the Red Steagall Cowboy Gathering Oct. 25-28 at the Fort Worth Stockyards. The Western event features a wagon train and trail ride, authentic chuck wagon parade, ranch rodeo and cowboy music, swing dances and youth fiddle contest, a cookoff and much more.

Boo at the Zoo

Oct. 28
Fort Worth Zoo
1989 Colonial Pkwy
Fort Worth, TX 76110

Get ready for Boo at the Zoo! Enjoy treat stations, carnival games, animal shows and more at the Fort Worth Zoo. This entertaining daytime event is free with Zoo admission or membership and packed with fun for the whole family.

These are just a few of the many fun things to do in Fort Worth this fall! Let us know how you plan on celebrating this season over on the Chisholm Trail Ranch Facebook page.