Main St Fort Worth Arts Festival
The festival ranks as one of the top 10 fine-arts events in the U.S.. and is held every April. Main Street is closed off and lined with white tents featuring artists from across the nation displaying anything from water paintings, photography, jewellery, sculptures of various materials and leather goods. The designs are unique and very interesting.
Learn to say 'Y'all.' Most native Texans use it frequently. It's much easier to say than "You guys." There are no real rules for the use of y'all - just throw it out there whenever you feel like it. Y'all come back now, ya'll hear?
-Take a look at these websites to learn more Texanese....http://www.angelfire.com/mo3/catique/texanese.html
Make friends!My VT friend...
My VT friend Elaine lives in Texas, and drove to Fort Worth to spend some time with me, even booking into the same hotel I was at for the conference. There is nothing that makes you feel more at home in a strange place than spending time with someone from the area.***Thanks, VT, for providing a forum for us to meet!
Make sure that you bring a...
Make sure that you bring a laid back attitude with you because we are friendly folks. Bring a big ole appitite with you also bacause we also like to cook and eat!!! Bar-B-Q we invented it!!! Tex- Mex is my favorite and there are plenty of Texican restaurants. The Histric Stockyards are a great place to spend all day and/or night. Country music is everywhere, but we also like to ROCK!!! C'mon down and visit for a while. Ya'll hear?
Free Parking on the street
After a certain time on the week days and all day on Saturday and Sunday you can park along the streets (where it is legal) free.
- Road Trip
Bicycle Hitching Post
I really think these "hitching posts" were installed because the police department uses bicycles but it is always nice to think people are becoming more greener!
- Budget Travel
The Wagon Trail
There are 23 wagons in all participating in the parade and the weekend. All very realistic in trying to maintain the western tradition and the accuracy of a cowboy’s life on the trail.
Christmas in the Square
In December every year a large Christmas tree is erected in Sundance Square between 3rd and 4th Streets.
Fort Worth enjoys favourable weather throughout the year. Thunderstorms occur mostly in the spring, and snowfall is rare. Temperatures are generally - Winter 30- 65 degrees, Summer 75 - 95 degrees.
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