Panther Island / Central City News

Things To Do on Panther Island – Labor Day Weekend

Explore the Trinity River On the Water

Rent a kayak, canoe or stand-up paddleboard from Backwoods Paddlesports at Panther Island Pavilion. They have various discounts throughout the season! 50% off your rental price when you bring back a bag of trash

Tube the Trinity

Rent a tube and relax at Panther Island Pavilion during the last Sunday Funday of the year! They have various activities including dog adoptions, FREE waterfront yoga, and The Dog House food truck! Check out their website for more info.

Climb Aboard a Family-Friendly Boat Tour

Panther Island Boat Tours offers 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!

Enjoy an Unique Movie Watching Experience

The Coyote Drive-In experience allows you to enjoy a movie from your car or bring some chairs and sit outside of it. Also explore the playground, beer garden, place for kids to throw the ball around all for a great outdoor experience. Coyote shows double features every night on four different screens. Pet friendly and they show movies rain or shine.

Walk, Run, or Bike the Trinity Trails

There are 72 miles of Trinity Trails and lucky for us they run right through Panther Island! Bring your dog (on a leash), friends and family out for a nice time on the trails.

Meet Major Ripley Allen Arnold

Located at the McMillan Plaza right next to Panther Island Pavilion, stands the statue of Fort Worth’s founder, Major Ripley Arnold. Be sure to pay your respects and learn some of Fort Worth’s rich history!

Drink a Cold One

Panther Island Brewing is located at the corner of 4th and Main St. The taproom is open Thursdays – Sundays. Try one of their most popular brews or a seasonal one, either way you can’t go wrong. Watch their calendar for special events including fun food collaborations!

Rent a Bike and Explore the City

There is a Fort Worth B-cycle station located at Taylor Circle. Rent a bike and hop on the trails at Panther Island and explore Fort Worth!