FORT WORTH, TX Area
Calendar Events beginning in June
Dates & prices are subject to change. Please confirm all information with the attraction or sponsoring organization.
“Sid’s Storytime Online” at the Sid Richardson Museum
Experience this free online opportunity for creative children. Their gallery programs are online. Visit their Facebook, Instagram, or YouTube page to follow along with a new story time. New videos released every Thursday in June. Designed for ages 3-8.
For more information, 817-332-6554, https://bit.ly/3eNiBNp. 309 Main St.
U.S. Gymnastics Championships at Dickies Arena
You’ll flip when you see the U.S. gymnasts live! The U.S. Championships determines the men’s and women’s U.S. champions and U.S. National Teams for the junior and senior elite levels. This is the championship’s first appearance in Fort Worth. One and two day packages are available.
For more information, https://dickiesarena.com/event/u-s-gymnastics-championships/. 1911 Montgomery St.
June 3, 4, 5, 10, 11, 25
Arlington Music Hall
This popular performance venue is having most concerts at 50% occupancy, social distancing seats available, and masks are not mandatory although encouraged and worn by staff. They are also using sanitizing chemicals in the venue prior to all shows. June’s performers include Neal McCoy, Beatlemania64, Briefcase Blues, The Isaacs, and Twitty & Lynn.
For more information and tickets, www.arlingtonmusichall.net. 224 N. Center St., Arlington, TX 76011.
PBR Stockyards Showcase at Cowtown Coliseum
Rope tickets for this double-header event, including a PBR (Professional Bull Riders) Touring Pro Division and a late-night bullfighting extravaganza. The PBR event features 30 of the league’s top bull riders from across the globe. Competing riders attempt one bull each in Round 1; the Top 10 will advance to the championship round for one additional out and the chance to clinch the event title. Following the Touring Pro Division event, the league with premiere PBR Bulls Gone Wild at 10:30 p.m. This new specially formatted event is a bullfighting extravaganza that brings together celebrity guest stars, the world’s best freestyle bullfighters, and a game show challenges in-front of a live audience. Get read for a unique blend of late-night comedic antics and dazzling feats of athleticism. Showtime 7 p.m. Tickets range in price from $10-$65, depending on age and view.
For more information and tickets, www.PBRTix.com. The 2021 PBR Stockyards Showcase will abide by all COVID-19 protocols set by local authorities, including the State of Texas and Tarrant County. 121 E. Exchange Ave.
Billy Bob’s Texas-Travis Tritt
Tickets $20, $45 & $65. Performance 10 p.m. House band begins at 8 p.m. www.billybobstexas.com. 817-624-7117. 2520 Rodeo Plaza.
June 4, 5, 6, 10, 11, 12, 13, 18, 19, 20
Magnolia at the Modern
This ongoing series features critcally-acclaimed films. June’s showings: 4,5,6 Dream Horse. 10 Suited. 11,12,13,18,19,20 12 Mighty Orphans. Tickets are $10, $8 for Modern members, $7 for Reel People. The Sunday noon shows are half price. Advance sales begin two hours prior to each show.
Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, www.themodern.org/films. 3200 Darnell St.
June 4-6, 11-13, 18, 20, 25, 26, 27
Free Concert Series at Levitt Pavilion
Performers entertain each night under the stars live for family friendly fun. Bring your lawn chairs, blankets, and refreshments (no glass bottles please). Showtimes 8 p.m.
For more information, 817-543-4308, www.levittpavilionarlington.org. 100 W. Abram St., Arlington
GOTEXAN Food, Wine & Art Festival at Panther Island Pavilion
The biggest all-Texas wine food & art event in the State with live music by “Forever Mac” from 7:30 p.m.-10 p.m. Support Texas agriculture and drink Texas wine! Hours are 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Presented by Cross Timbers Wine Trail Association. Tickets $40 in advance, $50 at the door, $15 beer ticket.
For more information, https://bit.ly/3wa7i7E. 395 Purcey St.
Billy Bob’s Texas-Kylie Frey at the 81 Club
Tickets $15 & $25. Performance 9 p.m. www.billybobstexas.com. 817-624-7117. 2520 Rodeo Plaza.
Billy Bob’s Texas-Joe Nichols
Tickets $18, $25 & $32. Performance 10 p.m. House band begins at 8 p.m. www.billybobstexas.com. 817-624-7117. 2520 Rodeo Plaza.
June 5, 11, 12, 18, 19, 25, 26
Stockyards Championship Rodeo
The Stockyards Championship Rodeo is held in the historic Cowtown Coliseum, home of the world’s first indoor rodeo. Their rodeo features timed events such as tie-down roping, breakaway roping, team roping and barrel racing. They also offer the excitement of rough stock events like bull riding, bronc riding, bareback and ranch saddle bronc riding. They are the world’s only year-round rodeo. Rodeos are held nearly every Friday and Saturday night. The doors open at 6 p.m. The rodeo starts at 7:30 p.m. Performances last 1.5-2 hours depending on the number of contestants. Reserved seating: Gold Buckle $55, VIP $45, Silver Spur $40, Gen. Ad. 13+ $30, seniors 60+ $25, children 3-12 $15.
For more information, 817-625-1025, www.CowtownColiseum.com, 121 E. Exchange Ave.
June 5-July 3
The Rainbow Fish Musical at Artisan Center Theater
With shiny, multi-colored scales, Rainbow Fish is the most beautiful and unique in all of the ocean. When Rainbow Fish refuses to share his vibrant, shimmering scales, the whole ocean seems to turn against the vain creature. Unhappy that no one adores him anymore, the Rainbow Fish seeks out the wise Octopus, who helps him learn that it’s far better to be admired for being kind than beautiful. Performance times and prices vary.
For more information, www.artisanct.com. 444 East Pipeline Rd., Hurst, TX 76053.
June 8-August 8
Twelve Mighty Orphans – Behind the Scenes: Laura Wilson at The National Cowgirl Museum and Hall Of Fame
The exhibit showcases photography and props from Twelve Mighty Orphans, the new film by Sony Pictures Classics. Photographer Laura Wilson is an Honoree in the National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame. Her son, Luke Wilson, plays a leading role in the movie, which was filmed on location in Fort Worth. Gen. Admission, $10 adults, $7 seniors and military, $4 children. Cowgirl Family Special (2 adults & up to 4 children ages 4-12): $28.
For more information, www.cowgirl.net/twelve-mighty-orphans-behind-the-scenes-laura-wilson. 1720 Gendy St.
After Hours in the Garden at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden
Enjoy the beauty of the Garden and unwind with live music while enjoying adult beverages and tasty bites. Mingle in the Leonard Courtyard and revel in the blooms of the adjoining Fuller Garden. Event 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tickets $18 for members and $25 for non-members.
For more information and to purchase tickets, https://bit.ly/3fiwJgF. 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd.
June 11, 12
Billy Bob’s Texas-Brantley Gilbert
Tickets $40, $85 & $125. Performance 10 p.m. House band begins at 8 p.m. www.billybobstexas.com. 817-624-7117. 2520 Rodeo Plaza.
“2021 Academy Sports + Outdoors Bassmaster Classic” at Dickies Arena
See what is called the “Super Bowl of Professional Bass Fishing!” Fishing will take place at Lake Ray Roberts in nearby Denton. This is the championship’s first appearance in Fort Worth. The event is free and open to the public.
For more information, https://dickiesarena.com/event/2021-academy-sports-outdoors-bassmaster-classic/. 1911 Montgomery St.
“A Solitary Man – The Music of Neil Diamond” at Casa Mañana
Neil Diamond is one of the best-selling musicians of all time. From halls of fame to lifetime achievements, Diamond’s career has spanned six decades and reaped dozens of awards. Join HAMILTON star Darnell Abraham and American Idol winner Nick Fradiani as you enjoy your cocktails served tableside. Sing along to beloved favorites like “Sweet Caroline” and “America,” intertwined with stories about this prolific artist. Tickets $65.
For more information, www.casamanana.org/event_category/single-tickets-2/. 3101 W. Lancaster Ave.
June 18, 19
Billy Bob’s Texas-Lynyrd Skynyrd
Tickets $50, $150 & $200. Performance 10 p.m. House band begins at 8 p.m. www.billybobstexas.com. 817-624-7117. 2520 Rodeo Plaza.
Juneteenth in Fort Worth
Juneteenth is the oldest nationally-celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States. Dating back to 1865, it was on June 19th that Union soldiers, led by Major General Gordon Granger, landed in Galveston, Texas with news that war had ended and that the enslaved were now free.
There are several ways to celebrate Juneteenth in Fort Worth this year, so see the website for details, www.fortworth.com/events/annual-events/juneteenth.
June 20-October 10
“Sean Scully: The Shape of Ideas” at The Modern Museum of Fine Art
This exhibit, organized by the Philadelphia Museum of Art, features the artist’s most significant works and examines his contribution to the development of abstraction over a span of nearly five decades. See 49 paintings and 42 works that highlight the close relationship between the artist’s paintings, drawings, prints, and pastels, which are rarely shown together. The museum follows the recommended guidelines of the CDC and state and local government officials.
For more information, www.themodern.org/exhibition/sean-scully-shape-ideas. 3200 Darnell St.
A Hard Day’s Night showing at Palace Arts Theatre
Over two “typical” days in the life of The Beatles, the boys struggle to keep themselves and Sir Paul McCartney's mischievous grandfather in check while preparing for a live television performance. National Beatles Day – Come in costume and receive a free popcorn. The Palace Arts Center continues to make the safety and security of its patrons a priority. In addition to reduced venue capacity, increased sanitization efforts between shows and in public areas are in effect, and touchless hand sanitizing stations have been placed in public areas for added convenience.
For more information, https://tickets.grapevineticketline.com/event/harddaysnight-jun25. 300 S. Main St., Grapevine, TX 76051.
Billy Bob’s Texas-Shenandoah & Collin Raye
Tickets $18, $35 & $40. Performances 10 p.m. House band begins at 8 p.m. www.billybobstexas.com. 817-624-7117. 2520 Rodeo Plaza.
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Billy Bob’s Texas-Ramón Ayala Y Su Bravos Del Norte
Tickets $30, $60 & $80. Performance 7 p.m. www.billybobstexas.com. 817-624-7117. 2520 Rodeo Plaza.
June 28-July 3
“Jr. National Finals Rodeo” at Cowtown Coliseum
The event attracts the best youth contestants who have qualified through a variety of pathways, and it will crown the 2021 World Champions. The Jr. NFR will guarantee at least $200,000 in added money, with champions winning a minimum of $10,000 per event.
For more information, https://jrrodeo.org/home. 121 E. Exchange Ave.