October Plan Ahead: Your October Fort Worth Events Calendar

Happy fall y’all.🍂  If you’re like us want to get out to enjoy the cooler temps, we’ve got you covered. From concerts to seasonal events, to some of the best food and drink festivals in the country, we’ve got something for everyone.

 

Oct. 18-24

Monday, Oct. 18

Fort Worth Stockyards Business Association Luncheon | Mon., Oct. 18 | 12 p.m. | Cattlemen’s Steakhouse, 2458 N Main St. | $15+ | An opportunity to have your voice heard and take advantage of networking opportunities. 💼

César Chávez Exhibit | Mon., Oct. 18- Fri., Oct. 22 | All day | Central Library, 500 W 3rd St. | Free | An exhibition of photographs examines the ethics and experiences of César Chávez.

Tuesday, Oct. 19

James Taylor and Jackson Browne | Tues., Oct. 19 | 6:30 p.m. | Dickies Arena | $97+ | James Taylor and his special guest Jackson Browne will light up the stage in Fort Worth. 🎤

Community Yoga | Tues., Oct. 19 | 5:30- 6:15 p.m. | Burnett Park, 501 W 7th St. | Free | Join other yogis with a flow to relax and unwind from your day. 🙏

2021 AIA Fort Worth Design Awards | Tues., Oct. 19 | 6-8 p.m. | The Modern Museum of Fort Worth | Free | The awards program will recognize outstanding architectural, urban design to promote public interest in design excellence.

Wednesday, Oct. 20

Mega Mixer at The Drover | Wed., Oct. 20 | 5:30-8:30 p.m. | Hotel Drover, 200 Mule Alley | Free | Enjoy live music from DJs, good drinks, and food + a chance to win prizes.🎤

Live Painting | Wed., Oct. 20 | 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. | Botanic Research Institute of Texas, 1700 University Dr. | Free | Watch as Erika Huddleston paints live outside at the Botanical Gardens. 🎨

Girlfriend Golf | Wed., Oct. 20 | 5-8 p.m. | Rockwood Golf Course, 1851 Jacksboro Highway | Free | Enjoy 9 holes of golf with your closest girlfriends. ⛳

Pumpkin Painting | Wed., Oct. 20 | 6-9 p.m. | Crockett Hall, 3000 Crockett St. | $20 | Grab some friends and enjoy fall drink specials + cheese boards as your Pinterest dreams come to life. 🎃

Thursday, Oct. 21

Jamie Foxx | Thurs., Oct. 21 | 8 p.m. | The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory | $49+ | Comedian, musician, and Oscar-award-winning actor Jamie Foxx will bring his Act Like You Got Some Sense book tour to Irving. 🎤

KW Chili Cook-Off & Fall Festival | Thurs., Oct. 21 | 5:30-8:30 p.m. | Firestone & Robertson Distilling Co. – Whiskey Ranch | $10 | Vote for your favorite chili, listen to live music + enjoy drinks. 

Light Painting | Thurs., Oct. 21 | 6:30-9:30 p.m. | Fort Worth Aviation Museum | $40 | Have the freedom to paint your favorite aircraft with help from the FWC crew. 🎨

Austin Uzor Artist Talk | Thurs., Oct. 21 | 7-9 p.m. | Crockett Hall, 3000 Crockett St. | $5 | Up and coming artist Austin Uzor gives guests an inside look at his art and discusses his process. 🎨

A Taste of Fall Wines | Thurs., Oct. 21 | 6:30-9 p.m. | Grand Cru Wine Bar, 1257 West Magnolia Ave. | $38 | Enjoy a night of wine tasting with 5 delicious wine and bite pairings. 🍷

Friday, Oct. 22

TGC $1,000 Putting Contest | Fri., Oct. 22 | 7-9 p.m. | Texas Golf Center, 8940 Creek Run Rd. | $30 | Putt your way around a 9-hole course for a chance to win the big prize. ⛳

Sundance Head | Fri., Oct. 22 | 8-11 p.m. | Fort Brewery & Pizza, 2737 Tillar St. | Free | Enjoy a night of live music by the winner of season 11 of “The Voice” + pizza and beer. 🎶

Make and Take: Macarons | Fri., Oct. 22 | 1-3 p.m. | Central Market, 4651 West Freeway | $60 | Learn how to make your own batter and buttercream fillings for homemade macarons. 🍰

Couples Cooking: Asian Grilling | Fri., Oct. 22 | 6:30-8:30 p.m. | Central Market, 4651 West Freeway | $80 | Learn about Asian ingredients and pick up tips on how to successfully grill.

Saturday, Oct. 23

Fort Worth Margarita Festival | Sat., Oct. 23 | 4-11 p.m. | The Yard, 3017 Morton St. | $5+ | Join thousands of other margarita lovers and vote for the best margarita in Fort Worth. 🍹

Do It For Durrett Rocks | Sat., Oct. 23 | 7-11 p.m. | Legal Draft Beer Company, 500 East Division St., Arlington | $60+ | Support the Do It For Durrett Foundation through a live and silent auction, enjoy draft beer + live music. 🎤

Halloween Costume Goat Yoga | Sat., Oct. 23 | 10-11 a.m. | Capp Smith Park, Watauga | $32 | Enjoy some yoga with pet goas + dress in your best Halloween costume. 🐐

Tarrant County Business Awards Ceremony | Sat., Oct. 23 | 7-10 p.m. | Prince Hall Grand Lodge, 3433 Martin Luther King Junior Freeway | $50+ | Network with other local business leaders for the 4th annual Business Awards Ceremony. 👔

Bell Fort Worth Alliance Air Show | Oct., 23- 24 | 10 a.m.-6 p.m. | Fort Worth Alliance Airport | $95+ | The world-famous U.S. Navy Blue Angels will soar above North Texas. ✈️

Sunday, Oct. 24

Machine Gun Kelly | Sun., Oct. 24 | 7:30 p.m. | The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory | $193+ | The To My Downfall tour is heading to North Texas as the rapper turned punk rocker hits the stage in Irving. 🎤

Oct. 25-31

Monday. Oct. 25

Garrett Gunderson Comedy Show | Mon., Oct. 25 | 7 p.m. | Hyena’s Comedy Nightclub, 425 Commerce St. | $47 | Garrett’s new comedy special breaks down all the myths of money through a powerful stand-up.

Tuesday, Oct. 26

Trivia Night | Tues., Oct. 26 | 8-11 p.m. | Flying Saucer Draught Emporium, 111 E 3rd St.  | Free | Gather your friends and challenge others in a battle of wits.

Wednesday, Oct. 27

Wine on the Skyline | Wed., Oct. 27 | 5-8 p.m. | Branch & Bird, 640 Taylor St. | Free | Gather for a special happy hour with half-priced wine bottles and live music.🍷

Thursday, Oct. 28

Trunk or Treat | Thurs., Oct. 28 | 5-8 p.m. | ACH Wichita Campus, 3712 Wichita St. | Free | Dress up as your favorite character and trick or treat from a decorated car trunk. 🎃

Roaring 20’s Halloween Costume Party | Thurs., Oct. 28 | 5-8 p.m. | Scat Jazz Lounge, 111 W 4th St. | $10 | Party with your friends and enjoy swinging music from the Black Powder Vipers.

Friday, Oct. 29

Pulsation Nation: Haunted Hazards | Fri., Oct. 29 | 7-10 p.m. | The Funktion, 3435 May St. | $20 | A Halloween party with dark and spooky vibes until sunrise. 👻

Texas Hippie Coalition | Fri., Oct. 29 | 6 p.m.- 12 a.m. | The Rail Club Live, 3101 Joyce Dr. | $20+ | Enjoy a night of metal and rock music with a group of friends. 🎤

Saturday, Oct. 30

8th Annual Superhero Run | Sat., Oct. 30 | 8 a.m. | Levitt Pavilion, 100 W Abram St., Arlington | $10+ | Family-friendly run with heroic people in masks, capes + original costumes in support of abused and neglected children in foster care. 👟

TCU New Music Ensemble | Sat., Oct. 30 | 2-3 p.m. | The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth | Free | TCU’s New Music Ensemble showcases a repertoire that ranges from early 20th-century classic works to newly-written music. 🎶

Walk to End Alzheimer’s | Sat., Oct. 30 | 9:30 a.m. | The Shops at Clearfork | Free | This walk helps raise awareness and raises funds for Alzheimer’s care, support + research.

Fort Worth Trunk or Treat! | Sat., Oct. 30 | 5-7 p.m. | Therapy and Beyond Fort Worth, 4400 Oak Park Ln. | Free | Open to the autism community — bring the whole family and enjoy face painting, pumpkin decorating, a bounce house + more. 🎃

Fort Worth Halloween Pub Crawl | Sat., Oct. 30 | 6 p.m. | El Chingon Fort Worth, 2800 Bledsoe St. | $7+ | A special Halloween bar crawl hopping to the most famous parties in the city. 🍺

Sunday, Oct. 31

South Main Spooktacular | Sun. Oct. 31 | 5-9 p.m. | South Main Village, S Main St. Fort Worth | Free | Trick-or-treat with the whole family + special Halloween-themed food and drinks for the kids. 🎃

Halloween Concert and Truck-or-Treat | Sun. Oct. 31 | 2 p.m. | Texas Wesleyan University | Free | The Greater Fort Worth Community Band will perform the music of the season + a best-dressed Halloween contest. 🎃

Brody Caster in Concert | Sun. Oct. 31 | 4:30 p.m. | Hotel Drover, 200 Mule Alley | Tickers not yet on sale | Join Texas country artist Brody Caster for an up-close and personal acoustic concert. 🎶

All month long

Stockyards Championship Rodeo | Every weekend | 7:30-10 p.m. | Cowtown Coliseum | $15+ | Watch some of the top athletes perform in a series of riding and roping contests derived from the working skills of the American cowboy. 🐎

Community Yoga | Every Saturday | 9-10 a.m. | The Trailhead at Clearfork | Free | Kickoff your weekend with family-friendly yoga with classes open to all levels. ☯️

Fort Worth Virtual Race | Every Saturday | 7-10 p.m. | Online | $6 | Run a 5K, 10K, Half-Marathon, or Marathon on your own route. 👟

Murder in Sundance Square | Every Friday | 7-10 p.m. | Aloft Fort Worth Downtown Hotel | $58 | Enjoy an elegant dinner while playing detective as you try to solve a triple homicide case. 🔍

Music Bingo | Every Tuesday | 7-9 p.m. | City Works, 5288 Monahans Ave. | Free | Play the classic game of bingo that combines your favorite music throughout the decades.

Goblins and Giggles | All month long | 9 a.m. | Gaylord Texan, Grapevine | $10+ The family-friendly event features activities like a scavenger hunt, art studio, ghost stories, escape rooms, and more. 🎃

Distillery Tour, Tasting & Cocktails | All month long | Times Vary | Blackland Distillery, 2616 Weisenberger St. | $30 | Enjoy a flight of ultra-premium spirits, bourbon + rye whiskey along with a signature cocktail from Fort Worth Weekly’s Best Cocktail Lounge 2019. 🍷