The centerpiece of this fascinating collection of antique warbirds is the last remaining B-29 that still takes flight. Just north of the Stock Yards, the Vintage Flying Museum features 20 different aircraft's that date from the 1930s to as late as the 1960s. Get up close and personal with these rare artifacts as you learn the ins and outs of aviation from the knowledgeable museum docents. Tucked away in a hanger at the Meacham Airport, the museum is home to the Commemorative Air Force B-29/B-24 Squadron where these classic aircraft's are maintained, preserved, and restored.
Set in the style of the Old West, River Ranch Stockyards is one of the most unique venues around Ft. Worth to host a private celebration. The ranch has on offer three separate event areas that can accommodate 50 to 1200 people. Not only does each room come with separate bar areas, restrooms and entrances of their own, but there is a separate area for smoking as well. Whether you want to organize a fundraiser, a conference, a wedding in gorgeous surroundings or reunions and prom nights, the event spaces at River Ranch Stockyards can effortlessly cater to your needs and ensure you have a memorable time.
Main Event Entertainment is the place to be for a fun-filled day with the whole family. A place oozing with excitement, there's much, for all, to be indulged in at this fascinating spot. Featuring a myriad of games, indoor sports, eateries and events, there's no shortage of fun here. From laser tag, pool and bowling, to arcade games and trampolines, there's plenty of ways to get your adrenaline pumping at this site. When all of the physical activity gets you tired, make your way to one of the eateries for a scintillating meal and a fine drink.
Fat Daddy's is the ultimate drinking and dining destination in Mansfield. It offers unrivaled entertainment with live music gigs, sports screenings and dining in an upscale yet casual atmosphere. Past performances have featured top artists like Vanilla Ice, Deryl Dodd and Roger Creager in rock, country and reggae, among myriad genres. Shoot some pool at their billiard section and enjoy live sporting action in high definition. Happy Hours offer great deals on drinks paired with classic bar fare like sandwiches, burgers and pizza. Their private space can be hired for parties, birthdays and special events.
Legends Hall at The Marq Southlake is a beautiful event venue space in Southlake. In the color scheme of off white, beige and furnishing in gold, the hall looks elegant and exudes a royal-like feeling. Beautiful French windows adorn the space and is well lit with modern lighting fixtures. It is ideal for hosting a wedding or any grand cultural event.
One of the prolific theater companies in the area, Amphibian Stage Productions has carved a niche in the heart of theater enthusiasts with their engaging and thought provoking plays. From readings to full-fledged productions, National Theatre live screenings to comic acts, this space showcases enthralling shows. Their New Play Festival is where the nation's best modern playwrights script some acts to be performed on their stage. The Berlene T. and Jarrell R. Milburn Theater is their black box performing space and can seat up to 120 people. Drop into their Bar for Spanish wines and cocktails. The Lobby is a chic space for elegant soirees.
The Stage West Theatre, run by a group of artists who are passionate about theater, focuses on churning out quality theatrical productions. Their cultural program is quite versatile with everything from classic plays, contemporary productions to cutting edge drama being staged here and their plays have found appreciation among cultural buffs. Their in-house cafe is a good place to chill pre or post the show and because of its intimate environment, you might even run into an artist over here.
Fort Worth Convention Center is a spacious complex and seats up to 14,000 people. It was formerly called the Tarrant County Convention Center. Being home to many professional teams like San Antonio Spurs of the NBA, it is always bustling with activities. Located within walking distance from downtown hotels, it contains exhibit halls, a ballroom, an arena and a theater. Big names such as Garth Brooks, LeAnn Rimes and Bryan White have performed here. Standard concert fare (beer, pretzels, nachos, etc.) is always available at concession stands during events.