Panther Island / Central City News

Fall Festivities on Panther Island

Panther Island Activities

Panther Island Pavilion

Throughout the months of October and November there are numerous events that range from concerts, runs to even festivals. Fun with friends or family, Panther Island Pavilion is packed with events that will make this season FALLtastic.

Events at Panther Island Pavilion

3rd Annual Texas Cigar & Spirits Tasting - Panther Island Pavilion
October 9

3rd Annual Texas Cigar & Spirits Tasting

Justice Run - Panther Island Pavilion
October 10

Justice Run

Water Lantern Festival - Panther Island Pavilion
October 16

Water Lantern Festival

Lord Huron - Panther Island Pavilion
October 22

Lord Huron

Fort Worth Marathon - Panther Island Pavilion
November 7

Fort Worth Marathon

River and Blues Festival - Panther Island Pavilion
November 12-13

River and Blues Festival

Pumpkin Spice 5K/10K & Half Marathon - Panther Island Pavilion
November 20

Pumpkin Spice 5k, 10k & Half Marathon

Rent a kayak, canoe or stand-up paddleboard from Backwoods Paddlesports at Panther Island Pavilion.

Relax on the Trinity River

Go to Backwoods Paddlesports at Panther Island Pavilion to rent a kayak, canoe or stand-up paddleboard. Then relax and enjoy the beautiful views along the Trinity River. Reserve your watercraft ahead of time on their website.

Get out on the Trinity Trails

Walk, Run or Bike the Trinity Trails

With over 100 miles of Trinity Trails there is plenty of space to explore alongside the river! Cool off and come out to have a nice time on the trails.

Visit the taproom at Panther Island Brewing

Take a Beer Break

Enjoy a nice cold beer at Panther Island Brewing, located at the corner of 4th and Main Street. The Taproom is open Wednesday and Thursday from 4:00pm – 10:00pm and Friday through Sunday from 12:00pm – 10:00pm.

Enjoy a movie outdoors at Coyote Drive-In

Cuddle up at Coyote Drive-In

Cuddle up in the comfort of your car and enjoy a movie at the Coyote Drive-in. With a playground for kids, beer garden and beautiful view of the sunset, this place is perfect for everyone. Every night, on four different screens, this famous drive-in shows double features rain or shine!

Explore Fort Worth from a rented bicycle

Rent a Bike and Go Exploring

Rent a bike at the Fort Worth B-cycle station at Taylor Circle. Then hop on the trails at Panther Island and explore the gorgeous views in the wonderful fall weather.

Meet the Major who founded Fort Worth

Grab a Picture with Major Ripley Allen Arnold

The statue of Fort Worth’s famous founder, Major Ripley Arnold, is located at the McMillan Plaza next to Panther Island Pavilion. Learn about some of Fort Worth’s rich history and grab your picture with this grand statue!

Go Geocaching on the Trinity Trails

Geocaching GeoTour

Enjoy this fun fall activity and explore by participating in the TRWD Trinity Trails Geocaching Adventure GeoTour! Seek out and find the number of stores geocaches along the trails and the one hidden on the island. If you find one, post a picture of it on your social media and tag us so we can be a part of your adventure!