This Wednesday, May 25 is the last installment of Bands on the Bricks, a weekly live concert series that happens every Wednesday in May in Sundance Square. From 6-8 p.m., bring a comfortable lawn chair or blanket to the Plaza and enjoy a free concert by Uncle Lucius. Admission is free, but guests are asked to not bring coolers or outside food. Instead, buy some refreshments from the restaurants and vendors around the Square.Subscribe to FW on the Cheap by e-mail and become a fan on Facebook.
This Sunday, Nov. 22, Sundance Square in Fort Worth will hold its annual Christmas Tree Lighting at 7:30 p.m. This is a free event! Come see the square’s 59-foot live tree, decked out in lights and decorations. Participants can also participate in a holiday sing-a-long and enjoy hot chocolate before seeing the arrival of Santa Claus.
The event will happen on the plaza. See parking info for Sundance Square here.Subscribe to FW on the Cheap by e-mail and become a fan on Facebook.
Just a reminder that Wednesday, Oct. 14 is the latest installment of Bands on the Bricks, a weekly free live music series that takes place in Sundance Square from 5:30 to 7 p.m. The featured band this week is The Inspiration Band. Bring a lawn chair or blanket for comfort; however, patrons are asked to leave coolers and outside food or drink at home, and patronize Sundance Square businesses instead for refreshments. Adult beverages will be for sale on-site.Subscribe to FW on the Cheap by e-mail and become a fan on Facebook.
This Wednesday, Sept. 2, Sundance Square will host Bands on the Bricks, a free live concert, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. These special events will repeat every Wednesday throughout the month of September. This week’s featured band is The Nightowls. If you attend, bring blankets or lawn chairs for extra comfort. However, no coolers or outside food or drinks will be allowed. Sundance Square asks that you purchase refreshments from eateries around the Square. Alcoholic beverages will also be for sale at the concert.
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This Wednesday, Aug. 5, Sundance Square will host a free movie in the plaza at dusk. The featured movie for this week is Tangled. Please bring chairs or blankets to sit on. No outside food or drink will be allowed at the movie, since the event is designed to encourage support of local merchants. You can find a list of Sundance Square food vendors here.
The movie begins around 8:45 to 9 p.m., while games and other entertainment will begin at 7:30.Subscribe to FW on the Cheap by e-mail and become a fan on Facebook.
You don’t need to go to a studio to take hot yoga! Come to Sundance Square this Saturday, Aug. 1 at 9 a.m. for a free yoga class. The sun will be fully up by then so it should be nice and hot! The class takes place in the Plaza. It’s presented in conjunction with the Downtown YMCA. All levels are welcome; bring a yoga mat, water and towel.
The next class will be Aug. 29.Subscribe to FW on the Cheap by e-mail and become a fan on Facebook.
This Friday, Nov. 28 is the Fort Worth Parade of Lights (now known as the XTO Energy Parade of Lights). This fantastic annual Christmas parade has been around since 1983 and features over 100 floats! The parade gets rolling around 6 p.m. and proceeds around the downtown area. Find route information here. As you can see, many of the prime spots are ticketed entrance only, so if you want to be sure to get a good viewing, reserve a spot or get there super early.
Downtown will be very crowded for the parade. You can avoid driving in the mess by taking a free shuttle from Farrington Field (corner of Lancaster and University) from 2-6 p.m. to the Intermodal Transportation Center, which is within walking distance of the parade route. If you want to drive, see parking info here.
After the parade, you can take photos with Santa from 8-10 p.m. More info on Santa photos here.Subscribe to FW on the Cheap by e-mail and become a fan on Facebook.
Kick off the holidays this Saturday, Nov. 22 in Sundance Square with their annual Christmas Tree Lighting. This is a free event! The festivities begin at 4 p.m. with strolling entertainment and live music in the square, followed by the lighting at 6 p.m. Santa will be on hand for photos from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. Get more info on Santa photos here.Subscribe to FW on the Cheap by e-mail and become a fan on Facebook.
On Friday, Sept. 19, Sundance Square will celebrate the launch of the Dallas Stars’ 3-day training camp in Fort Worth with a special event. Bring the family and enjoy all the fun including a bounce house, SlapShot game (3:00pm – 10:00pm), Dallas Stars merchandise for sale in the Sundance Square Pavilion (12:00pm-10:00pm), enjoy a concert by Prophets & Outlaws (2 performances: 6:00pm & 8:00pm), and watch a Q&A Session at 7:00pm from the Plaza Stage. This is a free event!
Coaches and players will be in Sundance Square from 7-8 p.m. for the event. For more info on the Stars’ training camp, including where to watch practices, visit this link.Subscribe to FW on the Cheap by e-mail and become a fan on Facebook.
ESPN’s College Gameday is coming to Fort Worth! The crew will be in town on Friday and Saturday, before the Cowboys classic game between Oklahoma State and Florida State. Come down to Sundance Square on Friday, Aug. 29 beginning at 9 a.m. – that’s when they’ll start broadcasting. College Football Live will happen on the Sundance Square set at 2:30 p.m. Or, come down Saturday morning for College Gameday, which starts at 8 a.m. (Tip: Get there early!) The broadcasts take place at the corner of Commerce and 3rd.Subscribe to FW on the Cheap by e-mail and become a fan on Facebook.