Meet your New Year’s resolutions in Fort Worth, Texas

The biggest step in completing your New Year’s resolutions? Showing up.

Downtown Fort Worth

Celebrate the new year in style.

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Looking to meet your New Year’s resolution in Fort Worth? From feeling fit to picking up a new hobby, check out our local resolution recommendations below.

women doing aerial yoga in natural lit studio

Go with the flow, stretch out + try yoga from a new perspective.

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Join a gym

Body Bar Pilates | 3232 W. 7th St. | Try all the benefits of classic Pilates with reformer machines and high-intensity intervals to get the most out of your workout. Beginners can try a foundations class, with specialty + advanced classes offered for those looking for a challenge.

Soul Sweat Hot Yoga | 1217 8th Ave. | Heated classes range from 75 minutes to a 45-minute express option, with styles like vinyasa, power flow, and yin offered. For brave souls, try the aerial yoga that gets you up in the air doing poses in a hammock.

Pop’s Gym | 3212 Collinsworth St. | Add this boutique gym to your radar for 24/7 gym access, outdoor fitness stations like an obstacle course, and pop-ups throughout the year including yoga on the lawn and self-defense class.

Inursha Fitness | 2927 Shamrock Ave. | This spot offers a variety of equipment choices plus the ability to add on personal training or group fitness classes.

Fort Worth Nature Center and Refuge | 9601 Fossil Ridge Rd. | Get outside and enjoy an outdoor workout like yoga on the boardwalk, nature hikes, and a kayak tour of the Trinity River.

Photo of people standing together in hard hats.

Volunteering is also a great way to make friends.

Get involved in the community

Fort Worth Animal Care and Control | Locations vary | Help families meet adoptable cats and dogs and assist with everyday work at the shelter, like cleaning crates, walking dogs, and having playtime with cats.

Fairmount Community Garden | 1504 5th Ave. | Support local agriculture by working in the garden on the second Saturday of every month.

Fort Worth Public Library Foundation | 500 W. 3rd St. | Provide office assistance, help with fundraiser events, and be a mentor to local children in the reading program.

Tarrant Area Food Bank | 2600 Cullen St. | Pick up a themed shift or get out in the community with mobile distribution events.

Trinity Habitat for Humanity | 9333 N. Normandale St. | No construction experience is needed to help build and repair homes or paint during the semi-annual Cowtown Brush Up.

Glass blowing studio and gallery

Watching the master glass artist Aaron Tate at work.

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Nurture creativity

SiNaCa Studios, 1013 W. Magnolia Ave. | Explore the ancient art of glassblowing with workshops led by local artists. Guests can learn how to work with glass in the Flame Working, Kiln Forming + Glass Blowing studios.

The Candle Studio | 1216 S. Lake St. | Make a candle suited to your own liking with a candle-pouring class. Choose your own vessel (or bring your own), pick a fragrance, and learn how to pour a candle. Bonus: 100% of proceeds from classes benefit local survivors of trafficking.

Garret Pendergrass Pottery | 1307 Hurley Ave. | Take a spin on the pottery wheel and learn how to make everyday ceramics like bowls, plates, and cups. The studio is fully equipped and open to kids and adults of all skill levels.

Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra | 303 E. 4th St. | The Symphony offers a variety of educational programs including school performances, side-by-side concerts with the youth orchestra, Learning Lab lectures + open rehearsals.

Art & Soul Studio | 4201 Trail Lake Dr. | Discover your artistic side with hands-on art classes that are suited for advanced artists, amateurs, and children.


Explore the Stockyards’ Hollywood ties.

Photo courtesy of the Stockyards

Explore your city

Stars of the Stockyards | 131 E. Exchange Ave. | Stop by eight famous places in the Stockyards where Hollywood stars have filmed television series and movies.

Bike and BBQ Tour | 128 W. Leuda St. | Hop on a Pedego electric bike and cruise through downtown sites, Panther Island, the Trinity Trails, and the Stockyards + chow down at Cooper’s Old Time Pit Bar-B-Que.

Ghost Tour | 128 E. Exchange Ave. | Learn about the paranormal past of the Stockyards with a stop at the Cadillac Hotel, Miss Molly’s B&B + the Stockyards Hotel.

Epic Helicopter Tour | 201 American Concourse | Take to the sky with an aerial tour that buzzes downtown, the Stockyards, the Cultural District, and the University area.

Feeling extra committed? Use our guide to explore the rich history of Fort Worth and the iconic buildings that still stand.


Indulge at 3rd Street Market.

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Cook more meals

Backyard Pitmasters | Location varies | Learn how to smoke brisket like the pros in a three-hour class teaching meat trimming, wood selection, heat management + barbecue rubs.

Central Market | 4651 West Fwy. | Learn the basics of seafood, fresh pasta, and classic desserts with classes offered multiple times a week. Pick up some fresh ingredients before you leave to try the recipes at home.

The Cookery | 710 S. Main St. | Get hands-on with interactive classes focusing on international, regional, and seasonal cuisine. Classes include brunch, dessert, pasta making, and cocktails using locally sourced ingredients.

Young Chefs Academy | 6333 Camp Bowie Blvd. | Kids (ages 3-18) will learn valuable kitchen skills in monthly-themed classes, camps, and parties with recipes created exclusively by the academy’s certified chefs.

Indulge | 425 W. 3rd St. | Pick up a new skill to use at home in a cooking class, pastry design class, or a take-and-bake pie class.

DFW Regional Bike Trail

Enjoy the great outdoors with a bike ride around the city.

Photo via @snook969

Drive less

Fort Worth Bike Sharing | Location varies | Pedal around 100 miles of the Trinity Trails system as you take in the views of downtown. Stop by any of the 60 B-cycle locations across the city.

Trinity Metro | Location varies | Avoid gas prices and parking fees by taking one of Trinity Metro’s services including the bus, TEXrail commuter train, or ZIPZONE rideshare.

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