Halloween Fun in Fort Worth

Halloween activities and events might be a bit different this year due to the coronavirus pandemic,. But don’t worry, there are still a few spooky (fun) events for your family to enjoy.

Boo at the Zoo 

Boo is back, but with a drive-thru twist!

Boo at the Zoo
Fort Worth Zoo
October 22-25,2020
4:30pm-7:30pm

Get ready to Boo thru the Zoo! For the first time ever,  the Fort Worth Zoo is invites you to drive through the Zoo’s main path (and even several behind-the-scenes areas of some of their most popular animal exhibits) while enjoying music, costumed characters, entertainment, treats, and encounters with wildlife along the way! 

With sanitation and social distancing top of mind, they have made the decision to not cancel Boo at the Zoo this year, but instead, put a spin on their typical event and design a unique environment while keeping this beloved 29-year tradition alive. 

Boo at the Zoo Tickets

Member ticket: $45/vehicle Non-member ticket: $50/vehicle 

Advance ticket purchase is required for members and nonmembers. Members will receive 10% off tickets, food, and beverage. When tickets go on sale, you will purchase tickets for a designated arrival time slot. 
  • Tickets are sold per vehicle, not per person.
  • Reservations are available on a first-come, first-served basis. All sales are final, tickets are non-replaceable and non-refundable.
  • Tickets must be purchased in advance, online.
  • Guests who show up without a ticket will not be able to enter the event.

While there will be the usual amount of candy, trick-or-treat stations will be combined into five stations, limiting contact to keep everyone safe. Therefore, treat coupons will not be necessary this year.

They have limited capacity and expect this event to sell out.

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Fort Worth Art Museums Set to Reopen Soon

The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

Good News! You can start planning your visit to museums in Fort Worth. The Amon Carter Museum of American Art and the Kimbell Art Museum on June 20, 2020, the National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame will be reopening before the end of June. The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth will reopen July 1st.

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Update: DFW Event Cancellations Due to Coronavirus

The recent outbreak of COVID 19 (Coronavirus) has completely changed things in North Texas. The extremely contagious nature of this pandemic has caused the city of Dallas and the state of Texas to take precautionary measures to stem the tide of this disease.

On March 19, 2020, Dallas City Council has extended the emergency declaration through May 15, 2020. Since Dallas County has banned public gatherings of 10 people or more, sporting events, concerts, festivals, and the performing arts are canceled or postponed. With City, State, and Federal agencies encouraging social distancing to limit our exposure to COVID 19, local attractions, movie theaters, and cultural venues like the Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas Arboretum and Texas Discovery Gardens are also temporarily closed.

Canceled Events in DFW

This is a list of the cancelled or postponed events

Performing Arts

Bass Hall: In light of the continued spread of COVID-19 around the country and now in Tarrant County, and in accordance with mandated government regulations, Performing Arts Fort Worth has made the difficult decision to cancel all events scheduled to be held at Bass Performance Hall, McDavid Studio and the Van Cliburn Recital Hall through May 17, 2020. Canceled or postponed events at Bass Hall.

  • Die Fledermaus, Fort Worth Opera
  • A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Texas Ballet Theater
  • Hamilton: Rescheduled January 18 – February 6, 2022

AT&T Performing Arts Center

To keep everyone safe and healthy, the AT&T Performing Arts Center has closed all of its venues and offices. All performances, rentals, tours, and events are canceled or postponed. We will be back soon! Until then:

*Current ticket-holder’s tickets are valid for the new date with no further actions required.

Dallas Summer Musicals

Come From Away has been rescheduled and will return to the Music Hall at Fair Park on January 5-7, 2021. Please hold on to your tickets. They will be honored for the new performance dates. Since there will not be a Thursday matinee performance of COME FROM AWAY, tickets have been rescheduled for the Sunday, January 10, 2021 evening performance.

RENT and JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR has been postponed. Please hold on to your tickets while DSM works to reschedule these shows.

FROZEN, scheduled for June 17-July 12, 2020, has been canceled. DSM will contact ticketholders about refunds, credits, or donations.  For updates on performance dates and other show information, visit Dallas Summer Musicals.

Dallas Opera

The Dallas Opera has cancelled all performances and programs, both inside and outside the Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House, for the remainder of the 2019/2020 Season.

Large public gatherings, such as sporting events are still not permitted. But follow @BigDConcierge on Twitter for more updates on. DFW events.