Fort Worth Travelers Find the Best in Sundance Square

A whopping 35 blocks of shopping, dining and stellar attractions await visitors.

If a town square is typically a patch of green surrounded by a few city blocks, then Fort Worth's Sundance Square is a city square on steroids. With 35 blocks of top-notch shopping, dining and entertainment options in the heart of Fort Worth, you can't possibly experience it all in one visit. But you can try. You certainly can try.

EAT

People-watch on Bird Café’s massive patio while tucking into Southern favorites, or pay homage to true cowboy cooking, think tenderloin tamales and chicken fried steak, at Reata. Melt, a locally owned ice cream shop and cart, scoops creative flavors such as Salt Lick and Velvet Vegan.   

DRINK

There are more than a dozen Flying Saucers across the South, but Fort Worth is home to the original. Drink 200 beers and you’ll be inducted into its Ring of Honor, or head to Funkytown Donuts and Drafts for a smaller rotating menu of local drafts paired with handmade sweet and savory doughnuts. 

SHOP

Head to the Sid Richardson Museum to admire dynamic paintings of the 19th-century American West, then leave with unique prints, jewelry, books and works by local artisans. Channel your own cowboy aspirations at Overland Sheepskin Co., which has been a top name in leather, fur and sheepskin since 1973.  

SEE

Watch Broadway plays and musicals at the stunning Bass Performance Hall. Catch the longest show in the Southwest courtesy of improv troupe Four Day Weekend. Premier African-American Jubilee Theatre is the place for new works and multicultural shows with a universal message.  

Mary McKinny
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