Robert Earl Keen’s Countdown to Christmas
DATE: December 30, 2019
LOCATION: Bass Performance Hall
Texas troubadour Robert Earl Keen returns to Bass Hall with an all-new holiday jamboree. In honor of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, Keen’s theme for this year’s show is “Countdown to Christmas: Lunar Tunes & Looney Times.” You’ll hear all your fave REK hits, including “Merry Christmas from the Family,” beloved fan favorites and cool cover songs performed by REK’s band. Opening the show will be Austin’s swamp-pop ensemble Shinyribs. Join us for an out-of-this-world holiday experience!
The Modern Lights
DATES: Nov 29, 2019 – Feb 02, 2020
LOCATION: Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth
3200 Darnell Street
Fort Worth, Texas 76107
The Modern tress will be illuminated with an array of festive lights in celebration of the holiday season. Passersby will be treated to a stunning display, and visitors are invited to enjoy evening viewing opportunities. The museum galleries will be open until 7 pm on Tuesdays and 8 pm on FREE Fridays.
Visits & Photos with Santa
DATES: See below
LOCATION: Sundance Square located in Downtown Fort Worth
The jolly old elf is back in his winter wonderland home located on the Sundance Square Plaza Stage. You can’t miss it! Santa will be sitting atop his beautiful sleigh waiting to hear all your Christmas wishes. Santa visits are $20 cash or credit and include a photo. All proceeds benefit the Fort Worth Sister Cities International Youth Program.
Santa days and hours follow:
Saturday, November 23 & Sunday, November 24 – 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
(Christmas Tree Lighting & Parade of Lights weekend)
Monday, November 25 through Wednesday, November 27 – 2 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Friday, November 29 through Sunday, December 1 – 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
(Week of Thanksgiving holiday)
Wednesdays (starting December 4 – 18), & Thursdays (starting December 5 – 19) – 2 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays (through December 22) – 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Santa ‘s Break Times:
Fridays & Saturdays – 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. (Lunch)
Wednesdays & Thursdays – 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. (Lunch)
Panther Island Ice
DATES: November 22nd – January 20th
LOCATION: Coyote Drive-In
This holiday season, the return of Panther Island Ice will up the cool factor in Fort Worth.
Located at Coyote Drive-In, Fort Worth’s outdoor skating rink brings a winter wonderland of fun and excitement beginning November 22, 2019. Including all holidays, the ice rink will operate seven days a week through January 20, 2020.
For all of the icy details visit: www.pantherislandice.com
Seasonal food and beverages are available for purchase in addition to the full menu at the Coyote Drive-In Canteen.
The Clearfork Holiday Market
DATES: Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019
LOCATION: Heart of the Ranch at Clearfork
5000 Clearfork Main St, Fort Worth, Texas 76109
Shop over 30+ local merchants and artisan vendors for gifts, holiday treats and more! This family-friendly, outdoor event features #FREE holiday fun, including Santa Selfies, Reindeer, Northpole Mailbox, Photo Backdrop and more!