Panther Island Pavilions’ 2020 schedule is packed!

Fort Worth’s favorite outdoor venue welcomes new events and brings back old favorites!


FORT WORTH, TX – Get out your calendar and make sure Panther Island Pavilion is all over it! An eclectic bunch of events are coming to Fort Worth’s favorite outdoor event venue. The schedule is packed with old favorites and some exciting new events that will keep you coming back all year long.


New This Year

Syndicate Smokedown (April 25) – Cowtown’s premier BBQ competition hosted by the Fort Worth Stock Show Syndicate. Featuring cold beer, live music and of course, BBQ! You will not want to miss this showdown.


Go Texan Food, Wine & Art Festival (May 8 & 9) – Spend your weekend keeping it local. This event is bringing over 30 local wineries with a selection of over 250 different wines, over 50 local artists and vendors, craft beer from local breweries and live music from local talent.


River and Blues Festival (May 15 & 16) – This two-day summer festival cannot be missed. Picture two days of country and blues featuring a mix of old favorites and new talents such as Maddie & Tae, Charley Crockett Grady Spencer & The Work, Bart Crow and so many more amazing acts!


New Year, New Website

The PIP website got a facelift! Visit and check out this hub for outdoor activity right on the Trinity River. Whether you are looking for an event, looking for a new way to experience the Trinity River or you are looking to bring the next event to Fort Worth, this website has it all!

Panther Island Pavilion Schedule:

Cowtown Cook-Off & Music Festival– Mar 27 & 28                 Sunday Funday – Sundays June 28-Sept 6

Water Lantern Festival – April 4                                                    Fort Worth’s Fourth – July 4

March for Babies – April 18                                                             Rockin’ the River – Saturdays July 11 – Aug 8

Syndicate Smokedown – April 25                                                 St. Jude Walk/Run – Sept 19

El Fuerte FW Taco Fest – May 2                                                     Fort Wurst Corporate Night – Sept 23

Go Texan Food, Wine & Art Festival – May 8 & 9                     Oktoberfest Fort Worth – Sept 24 – 26

River and Blues Festival – May 15 & 16                                       Oktoberfest Fort Worth Run Und Ride – Sept 26

Great Strides – May 17                                                                     Texas Cigar & Spirits Tasting – Oct 10

3rd Annual Whatever Floats Your Boat Regatta – June 12      Step Up for Down Syndrome 5K & Walk – Oct 17

FW Juneteenth 5K & Festival – June 13                                       Walk to End Alzheimers – Oct 31

Tour de Cure: North Texas – June 20                                           JDRF One Walk – Nov 14

Cody Johnson Throwdown – June 27                                          Pumpkin Spice 5K, 10K & Half – Nov 21



Check out for the full lineup and event announcements throughout the year.