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Summer Fun on Panther Island

Weekday & Weekend River & Beach fun at the Panther Island Pavilion

Weekday & Weekend River & Beach fun at the Panther Island Pavilion

The Panther Island Pavilion Beach venue is open Tuesday-Sunday for a day of relaxation and laid back, fun in the sun for all ages. You may bring your own raft or tube and float within the roped perimeter or rent a boat and paddle upstream if you are looking for more adventure. Pedal boats will be available for rent along with kayaks, stand up paddleboards and canoes from Backwoods Paddlesports. BYOB and BYOP (Picnic) Tuesday – Friday and a Food Truck and cold beer available Saturday & Sunday. Water, sodas and ice cream available daily with live music added on weekends. What better way to socially distance than to spread out on the river!

  • HOURS:
    12pm-6pm Tuesday-Sunday
  • PRICING:
    Watersports rentals range from $15-$25 per hour
  • LOCATION:
    395 Purcey St
    Fort Worth,
    TX 76102
Weekday & Weekend River & Beach fun at the Panther Island Pavilion

Adventurous Afternoons w/ Backwoods Paddlesports

Feeling adventurous this summer? Backwoods Paddlesports at Panther Island Pavilion is open 7 days a week. They’ve got kayaks available for rent, along with stand-up paddleboards and canoes. Grab your crew and head down to the Trinity River for some outdoor adventures.

  • HOURS:
    Open Daily 10am-7pm
  • PRICING:
    Watersports rentals range from $15-$25 per hour
  • LOCATION:
    398 Purcey St
    Fort Worth,
    TX 76102
Weekday & Weekend River & Beach fun at the Panther Island Pavilion

Family Nights at Coyote Drive-In

Grab a blanket and your fam for a night under the stars with a perfect view of downtown & your favorite snacks in hand delivered from the Coyote Canteen. Each ticket holder gets to watch a double feature (two movies back-to-back!!).

  • HOURS:
    7-days a week, weather permitting, gates open @ 5:30pm
  • PRICING:
    $8 for adults (12 & up), children 5-11 are $4, ages 4 & under are free
  • LOCATION:
    223 NE 4th St,
    Fort Worth,
    TX. 76164
Weekday & Weekend River & Beach fun at the Panther Island Pavilion

Cold Brews from Panther Island Brewing

Snag some great brews from local brewery, Panther Island Brewing! They’ve got the tastiest brews in all of Fort Worth, so be sure to try a few of their many brews. They are open for to-go orders. Follow their social for taproom updates.

  • HOURS:
    Thursday (4pm-10pm), Friday (7am-10pm), Saturday (12pm-10pm), Sunday (12pm-10pm)
  • PRICING:
    Watersports rentals range from $15-$25 per hour
  • LOCATION:
    501 N Main St
    Fort Worth,
    TX 76102
Weekday & Weekend River & Beach fun at the Panther Island Pavilion

See Fort Worth from the Trinity Trails on Fort Worth Bike Sharing B-cycle

Grab a Fort Worth Bike Share and ride along the Trinity Trails for some fresh air and beautiful scenery.

  • HOURS:
    24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • PRICING:
    $8 for each 24-hour membership (bike must be checked in at sharing station once every hour to avoid additional charges)
  • LOCATION:
    45 stations total but our fav spot is located at:
    Panther Island Pavilion
    480 N Taylor St,
    TX. 76102