Come Experience Panther Island Today
You don’t need a time machine to start experiencing the variety of unique things to do in the Panther Island District. Check out all there is to do in this urban waterfront district adjacent to downtown Fort Worth—there’s a waterfront event venue, kayak rentals, craft beer brewery, drive-in movie theater and more!
Rent kayaks and other watercraft
The Best way to explore Panther Island is on the water!
Kayaking the Trinity River is a unique way to explore Fort Worth. Standup paddleboards, canoes and other watercraft rentals are available at Panther Island Rentals. Seasonal hours vary. Let’s get the paddle party started!
COYOTE DRIVE-IN THEATER
Movie nostalgia in the heart of Fort Worth
Grab some popcorn and enjoy the latest flicks in an old-school way.
With amazing views of the downtown skyline for a backdrop, Coyote Drive-In boasts double-features of new release movies for film lovers as well as an awesome concession pavilion to accommodate your gang’s movie night appetite.
MAJOR RIPLEY ARNOLD STATUE
Discover Fort Worth’s History in McMillan Plaza
Come face-to-face with part of Fort Worth’s monumental history.
The city’s largest bronze monument honoring Fort Worth founder, Major Ripley Allen Arnold, is located in John V. McMillan Plaza. Learn about this figure from Fort Worth history surrounded by views of downtown and the Trinity River.
PANTHER ISLAND BOAT TOURS
Climb aboard a family-friendly cruise down the Trinity
Experience a part of the Trinity River most have never seen.
Choose from several types of tours that include the rich history of the river and how it shaped Fort Worth, beautiful scenic views and sightings of river wildlife like turtles, herons and other critters. They even have a sunset cruise with dinner!
PANTHER ISLAND BREWING
Award-winning craft beer brewery
Brews, tours & live music are all on tap at this lively brewery.
Every weekend this award-winning craft brewery offers Tap Room tours with beer tastings. You’ll find that the live bands and food trucks make a great pairing with their awesome brews as well.
PANTHER ISLAND ICE RINK
Fort Worth’s only outdoor ice skating rink
Make some memories at Fort Worth’s favorite holiday destination.
Fort Worth’s coolest ice skating rink is open 7 days a week, including all holidays, from mid-November through mid-January. The rink is located in the Coyote Drive-In complex but a movie ticket is not required to skate.
PANTHER ISLAND PAVILION
Waterfront event venue
Concerts, runs, festivals and more–right on the Trinity River!
This waterfront venue is also a hub for watersports in Fort Worth. You’ll find concerts, festivals , 5K runs and walks, tubing, kayaking and stand up paddleboard rentals, an indoor event space and even a public beach.
TARRANT COUNTY COLLEGE
Expand your horizons at TCC’s Trinity River Campus
This scenic campus takes higher learning to a whole new degree.
With its stunning views of the river and the pedestrian-friendly modern plaza, TCC’s Trinity River Campus is a bustling and beautiful center of higher learning. It‘s the perfect environment for students to achieve their academic and career goals.