An Artful Adventure

Whether it is Down the Street or a Quick Day Trip, Main St. is Worth a Visit


Courtesy: Main Street Arts Fest

On April 20 – 23, the nation’s third-largest fine arts festival, the always-free-to-attend MAIN ST. Fort Worth Arts Festival will cater to the whole family, showcasing 215 jury-selected visual artists, live music on two stages, authentic local cuisine, a family-friendly “TCC Makers Zone,” craft beer, wine tastings, and more across 18 square blocks.


Art Lovers

MAIN ST.’s unique outdoor gallery will feature 215 artists who were hand-selected to exhibit their work from nearly 1,000 applications. An estimated $4 million worth of art is expected to be sold from artists representing 15 artistic media, including sculpture, painting, photography, wood, glass, jewelry, metalwork, printmaking, mixed media, and more.


The Sound of Music

With four different stages and entertainers ranging from southern rock bands and jazz keyboardists to R&B groups and Tejano vocalists, the musical lineup for MAIN ST. 2023 is packed to the brim. Headliners include New Orleans’ funk & RB quintet Galactic with special guest Anjelika Jelly Joseph, Southern rock band Them Dirty Roses, Harlem-based blues artist King Soloman Hicks, alternative roots rock artist Bones Owens, jazz vocalist Tatiana “LadyMay” Mayfield, 80s rock band DadRock, Tejano powerhouse vocalist Monica Saldivar, and many more. 

For the Foodies

MAIN ST. also features an unparalleled culinary experience, showcasing a range of tempting dishes from top local chefs and long-standing festival vendors across five food courts daily. Whether it’s authentic Texas barbeque, spicy fried chicken, zesty steak fajitas, or original corn dogs, foodies can explore and enjoy flavors and spices from around the world. In addition, mojitos, craft brews, and the ever-popular “Wine Experience” hosted by City Center will return, offering curated wines-by-the-glass from Chloe and Imagery wines. 


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Family Fun

There will be plenty of hands-on activities for families at the Tarrant County College (TCC) “Makers Zone.” Located at the north end of Main Street, children of all ages will be able to embrace their creative side through invention, innovation, technology, creativity, and curiosity. Live demonstrations on themes such as space, pottery, robotics, clay, photography, art, and more will be presented, along with other activities such as invention stations, sand art, caricatures, face painting, and more.

When: April 20 – 23
Where: Downtown Fort Worth
Info: MainStreetArtsFest.org, Facebook.com/MainStreetArtsFest, Instagram.com/MainStreetArtsFest

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