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VIP Tickets

VIP Tickets Fort Worth Food + Wine Festival VIP Tickets! Here’s your premium pass for the 2016 FWFWF, the must-have ticket for serious fans of Texas’ finest local food and drink. Your VIP Ticket provides admission to all 6 signature festival events — at a discounted price. It’s the best possible...

Family Sunday Funday – Picnic at Panther Island

Family Sunday Funday – Picnic at Panther Island This fun, picnic inspired day will be the only event that is for the entire family.  That’s right…..bring the kiddos.  Kids 12 and under are FREE!  The event will feature a combination of food trucks and chefs serving up family friendly foods.  This event will also feature two chuck wagons,...

Burgers, Brews & Blues

Burgers, Brews & Blues What’s better than a trio of all-American classics: sliders, craft beer and blues? Come on out to a rockin’ party on ranchland lining the Trinity River for a some of the best snacking and suds to be found. Find 11 chefs grilling up their best mini-burgers, bookended by 22 craft breweries, each pouring...

Rise + Dine: A Brunch Inspired Tasting

Rise + Dine: A Brunch Inspired Tasting Saturday brunch was never more tasty or diverse than at this feast! Dozens of dream dishes from a dazzling assortment of noted area restaurants include eggs Benedict, omelets, migas and huevos rancheros, bodacious biscuits and gravy, plus breakfast tacos that will go down in history. What’s more, there’s...

#latenight Desserts After Dark

#latenight Desserts After Dark It’s Friday night, right? Time to sip a true Texas cocktail, enjoy sweet somethings and dance the night away.  The festival’s #latenight aims to please: using Firestone & Robertson’s TX Blended Whiskey in their creations, 12 pastry chefs and 12 mixologists craft special eats and drinks for your...

Main Event

Main Event Our Festival theme of “Taste The New Texas” is truly showcased during this big-and-bold evening. This gives chefs the opportunity to put their own stamp on some classic Texas fare.  We’ll be pouring more than 100 exceptional wines, craft beers and spirits from near and far.  The sipping pairs...

Barbecue Showdown

Barbecue Showdown We are kicking off the 2016 FWFWF in a new location with Texas’ most iconic food.  Pit-masters from across the state come together to celebrate the festival launch and share their smoked treasures with guests. Enjoy BBQ along with some tasty sides, from around North Texas and the famed Hill Country, too....

Chefs’ Collaborative Dinner Series

Chefs’ Collaborative Dinner Series You won’t want to miss this unique dinner at Central Market! Two featured chefs from the Fort Worth Food & Wine Festival will team up to prepare a delicious meal that will show off their culinary talents. You’ll pick up tips from these pros and our own wine experts will be be on hand to...

Chefs’ Collaborative Dinner Series

Chefs’ Collaborative Dinner Series You won’t want to miss this unique dinner at Central Market! Two featured chefs from the Fort Worth Food & Wine Festival will team up to prepare a delicious meal that will show off their culinary talents. You’ll pick up tips from these pros and our own wine experts will be be on hand to...

Chefs’ Collaborative Dinner Series

Chefs’ Collaborative Dinner Series You won’t want to miss this unique dinner at Central Market! Two featured chefs from the Fort Worth Food & Wine Festival will team up to prepare a delicious meal that will show off their culinary talents. You’ll pick up tips from these pros and our own wine experts will be be on hand to...

Centerstage

Centerstage Aficionados of our city’s exceptional food, drink and performing arts gather for an evening of exclusive elegance subtitled, “A Salute to Fort Worth’s Fine Arts.” We begin with caviar and champagne in the beautiful opera hall’s Grand Lobby, then continue the affair with sublime cuisine and...

Chefs’ Collaborative Dinner Series

Chefs’ Collaborative Dinner Series You won’t want to miss this unique dinner at Central Market! Two featured chefs from the Fort Worth Food & Wine Festival will team up to prepare a delicious meal that will show off their culinary talents. You’ll pick up tips from these pros and our own wine experts will be be on hand to...

Chefs’ Collaborative Dinner Series

Chefs’ Collaborative Dinner Series You won’t want to miss this unique dinner at Central Market! Two featured chefs from the Fort Worth Food & Wine Festival will team up to prepare a delicious meal that will show off their culinary talents. You’ll pick up tips from these pros and our own wine experts will be be on hand to...

Reserve Wine Tasting

Reserve Wine Tasting Enjoy more than 25 pours of some of the nation’s finest wines at this exclusive gathering inside Cafe Modern. Local wine experts will guide you through tastes of a  predominately red selection, as well as some special whites, from several wineries, including: Veuve Cliquot     Brut Rosé...

Sipping Series: Texas Wines

Sipping Series: Texas Wines Another in a succession of adult beverage chats and tastings brings you a selection of award-winning wines from a pair in the Texas Fine Wine group.  Sample pours from the stellar offerings produced by Brennan Vineyards of Comanche and Pedernales Cellars of Stonewall.  Local wine experts take you through...

Chefs’ Collaborative Dinner Series

Chefs’ Collaborative Dinner Series COLLABORATIVE DINNER. You won’t want to miss this unique dinner at Central Market! Two featured chefs from the Fort Worth Food & Wine Festival will team up to prepare a delicious meal that will show off their culinary talents. You’ll pick up tips from these pros and our own wine experts will...

#Latenight

#Latenight Let’s just say that Friday night turned into a party. Using Firestone & Robertson’s TX Blended Whiskey in their creations, 8 pastry chefs and 8 mixologists crafted special eats and drinks, all for the sake of indulgence. Guests voted on their favorite edibles and libations, and a deejay mixed tunes...

Family Sunday Funday

Family Sunday Funday The FWFWF family-friendly event invited you to bring kids along to participate in the fun. A wide range of noshing opportunities served by a lineup of famous North Texas food trucks meant good eating for everyone. The original food trucks, also known as chuck wagons, also came to serve up vittles. Young and...

BURGERS, BREWS & BLUES

BURGERS, BREWS & BLUES The festival’s most popular event unfolded at Clearkfork’s Heart of the Ranch, where the evening menu offered a trio of all-American classics: sliders, craft beer and live blues. The Trinity River ranchland offered a backdrop for a some of the best snacking and suds possible, served up by 11 chefs...

Grand Tasting

Grand Tasting Our Friday night festivities began with a big-and-bold evening showcasing more than 100 exceptional wines, craft beers and spirits from near and far, with spotlights on Fort Worth favorites, such as Rahr & Sons Brewing Co. and Firestone & Robertson Distilling Co. The sipping paired perfectly with...

Rise and Dine

Rise and Dine Saturday brunch was never more tasty or diverse than at this feast! Dozens of dream dishes from a dazzling assortment of noted area restaurants included eggs Benedict, omelets, migas and huevos rancheros, bodacious biscuits and gravy, plus breakfast tacos, pastries and brunch-friendly wines that we’re...

BBQ at Billy Bob’s Texas

BBQ at Billy Bob’s Texas We couldn’t think of a better way to launch the 2015 FWFWF than with Texas’ most iconic food. The main run of the festival kicked off on the last Thursday in March with an assemblage of a dozen of the best pit-masters in the state of Texas, whose tonnage of smoked goods was happily devoured […]

Centerstage

Centerstage Nearly 200 lovers of exceptionally fine food and wine gathered at elaborately set tables atop the Bass Performance Hall stage on a very chilly night in early March, 2015. During this elegant prelude to the festival itself, we heard award-winning Broadway star Betty Buckley sing to one of her dear friends,...