MAIN ST. Arts Festival + Fort Worth Art Fair return to downtown Cowtown

April is for art in Fort Worth.

People walking in a crowd through white tents with art vendors.

The white tents are coming back to Main Street. | Photo by Geno Loro

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MAIN ST. Fort Worth Arts Festival is returning for its 36th edition + Fort Worth Art Fair is kicking off its second annual event. Head downtown from Thursday, April 20 to Sunday, April 23 for all the art you could ask for.


There’s art for everyone from fine jewelry to life-size sculptures.

Photo by Geno Loro

🎨 MAIN ST. Fort Worth Arts Festival

Hosted by PNC Bank and Downtown Fort Worth, Inc., Texas’ largest arts festival will feature 215 national + local artists premiering $4 million worth of work ranging from sculptures to printmaking and everything in between.

Experience it all

  • Family-friendly “TCC Makers Zone” with robotics, arts and crafts, face painting + tech displays
  • Hundreds of musical performances on four stages including Southern rock band Them Dirty Roses and Fort Worth’s Squeezebox Bandits
  • Four food courts featuring craft beer pavilions, wine tastings, and cuisines from local chefs

Know before you go

  • Where: 18 square blocks of downtown on — you guessed it — Main Street, from the courthouse to the convention center.
  • When: Thursday, April 20, 10 a.m.-10 p.m.; Friday, April 21 + Saturday, April 22, 10 a.m.-11 p.m.; and Sunday, April 23, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.
  • How much: Entrance is free.

You don’t want to miss the local and national musical acts.

Photo by Geno Loro

🎵 Fort Worth Art Fair

Hosted by Sundance Square, the fair will celebrate our city’s rich artistic legacy with 70+ local creators and musicians. Stay tuned for the complete artist and performance lineup.

Know before you go

  • Where: Sundance Square Plaza, 420 Main St.
  • When: 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Friday-Sunday
  • How much: General admission is free. Pro tip: Keep an eye out for VIP passes and all-access bracelets to customize your fair experience.

Don’t forget to look up to spot all the amazing creations.

Photo by Geno Loro

🚗 Getting there

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