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Saddle Up! It’s Time for the 2020 Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo

It’s that time of year, so wrangle the family and head to Fort Worth for some good old fashioned fun! The Stock Show and Rodeo is always a good time for parents and kiddos alike.  With endless options of events, food, and activities, you will surely create memories that will keep you smiling for years to come. 

January 17 – February 8, 2020

A fun-filled extravaganza rich in Western tradition, the legendary Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo, held at the new Dickies Arena, is the place to be. Enjoy exciting rodeo action, livestock, horse shows, and many other experiences, including:

  • Interactive, kid-friendly activities
  • Nearly four acres of fun shopping
  • The “Moo-seum Experience” presented by Central Market
  • The All Western Parade in downtown Fort Worth
  • Live music, an exciting carnival, great food, and much more!

Go to www.fwssr.com for ticket purchases and more information.

Places to Dine After the FWSSR 


This cozy restaurant is located one block north of the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. The menu offers a wide selection of authentic Tokyo cuisine, including dozens of savory ramen bowls, small dishes, rich soup bowls, and a long list of beer, wine, and sake.


If your dining preferences tend to be more traditional, Cork & Pig Tavern is an excellent option. The menu offers a blend of brick oven pizzas, gourmet salads, signature sandwiches, and mouth-watering entrees from the grill. Try your hand at a few of these house favorites: Crab and Parmesan Dip, Panzanella Steak Salad, Texas Burger, and Carolina Pork Ribs


Taco Heads, which started as a popular food truck, has become a staple of dining life in and around the Cultural District. Plus, the portions are perfect, meaning you’ll never feel weighed down after leaving this little gem.


Lucile’s is a Fort Worth institution serving up traditional American favorites such as burgers and steaks, pizzas and flatbreads, chicken fried steak, and so much more. The menu is endless!


This old-school diner has been serving hungry customers for 70+ years. Classic American-style breakfast is their specialty with hearty helpings of biscuits, bacon, and eggs.

Be sure to share your pics and let us know what your favorite part of the Stock Show and Rodeo was. Or your favorite treat!