Texas Lakes Trail Region

Participant in the Texas Historical Commission's
Texas Heritage Trails Program

Fort Worth: Frontier Forts Days

May 13, 2016 (All day) to May 14, 2016 (All day)
Campfire Cooking

During this free, two-day heritage event, the Stockyards National Historic District is transformed into an authentic representation of Texas frontier life.

Exchange Avenue in the Stockyards will be lined with encampments of historic fort sites from the Texas Forts Trail and elsewhere in Texas. Approximately 10 forts and related programs will participate in the event. Designed to highlight frontier-era life, Frontier Forts Days brings together authentic wagons, flags, music, colorful uniforms and military gear fromTexas landmarks. Infantry, artillery and cavalry demonstrations and military parades will fill the event schedule on Friday and Saturday. Re-enactors will also be on hand to discuss frontier life.

The event is free and open to the public. For a detailed schedule of events, levy ride application and more information, please contact (817) 625-9715.


  • Historic Fort Worth Stockyards
  • 131 E Exchange Ave
  • Fort Worth, Texas
  • 76164


  • Contact:
    Fort Worth Stockyards
  • Phone:
    (817) 625-5082
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  • Free

Map of Event