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Canoe Fest

Meet at the canoe launch at the Fort Worth Nature Center and Refuge. Children must be 5 years or older and accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Canoe Fest

Meet at the canoe launch at the Fort Worth Nature Center and Refuge. Children must be 5 years or older and accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Panther Island Ice

This holiday season, Panther Island Ice returns as Fort Worth’s only outdoor skating rink, located at Coyote Drive-In.

New Year’s at Epic Waters

Slide into the New Year with an all-night family-friendly event at Epic Waters Indoor Waterpark. The party will feature DJ music, a New Year’s Eve ball drop, duck races.

Canoe Fest

Meet at the canoe launch at the Fort Worth Nature Center for daytime paddling. No registration needed, equipment available first-come, first-served.

Canoe Fest

Meet at the canoe launch at the Fort Worth Nature Center for daytime paddling. No registration needed, equipment available first-come, first-served.

Canoe Tour

Join this paddle group to go in search for ducks and other aquatic birds. Children must be 5 years or older and be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Canoe Tour

Join this paddle group to go in search for ducks and other aquatic birds. Children must be 5 years or older and be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Full Moon Paddle

Tis the season to gift yourself a night on the water. Join nature center staff for a peaceful paddle learning about the history of the Fort Worth Nature Center. Register online.

The Swamp

Come explore Grapevine’s swamp-inspired pool party at The REC Aquatic Center to kick-off Halloween month. The spooky fun includes games/activities and light refreshments.

Inaugural Family Olympics

Come out to Oak Point Recreation Center for this inaugural day of family fun competition. Activities will include tug-o-war, knockout, 3-legged-races, and more.

Back to School Bash Open Skate

Move your staycation fun out of the sun and into the air conditioning at Allen’s full-size ice skating rink at Allen Event Center. This two-hour open skate on Saturday includes back-to-school games and activities for all ages.

Sunday Fundays

Get the most out of your Sunday afternoons with tubing, music, fun-in-the-sun activities and food on the shores of Panther Island Pavilion. Float the Trinity River in inner tubes or check out the other water sports including kayaks, canoes and pedal boats.

National Roller Coaster Day

For National Roller Coaster Day on August 16, take your family’s adrenaline junkies to Six Flags Over Texas for a spin on its brand new thrill ride, Harley Quinn Spinsanity.

End of Summer Bash

RISE Adaptive Sports’ free End of Summer Bash in Grapevine provides a variety of adaptive recreational activities for those with physical disabilities of all ages and their families.

Run4Hope Festival and 5K

Help raise funds for epilepsy research and awareness by joining Hope4Harper’s annual fundraising event at Andy Brown Park East.

Family Campout

Meet at the Wylie Recreation Center to reconnect with nature and sleep under the stars, explore Dinosaur Valley State Park, track dinosaur footsteps, take nature hikes, and swim and fish in the river.