Places To Watch

Ready to cheer on the fantastic Cowtown Marathon runners? Here’s your chance to follow the Marathon race and catch some Fort Worth sights!
Come on down to Will Rogers Memorial Center! Park for FREE at the UNT Health Science Center located at Camp Bowie Blvd. and Montgomery Street and take a short walk to the Amon Carter Museum. There you can cheer your runner as they start their race!

Then, head south on Montgomery to I-30. Go east on I-30 to I-35, exit north. Take I-35 north and exit NE 28th street. Going west (left) on NE 28th, turn left (south) on Main and then left on Stockyards Blvd to park at Billy Bob’s. Scoot yer boots on over to Main and join the Marines and the Boy Scouts in whoopin’ it up for the runners just past the 10K mark.

Another great place to cheer in Northside is the Northside Library at 601 Park Street

Drive back down NE 28th to I-35, heading downtown. Exit on Spur 280 to Sundance Square parking. Mosey on down to 4th and Houston, the Gateway Lot, and join St. Paul Lutheran and they give a holler to the runners as they near mile 10.

Next, head back down I-35, south, to Allen Ave. Turn right (west) on Allen and turn right on Henderson. Park at Fairmount Park and give a shout to the runners with the Historic Fairmount Neighborhood Association, then join them for Waffles in the Park!

Join cheer groups at Woodshed, HG Sply Co. or Clearfork Food Park, all on the trinity trails. Runners are finishing up with their last miles and they need that extra push to the finish line!

Finish up your tour of our great city: Drive back east on I-20 to north I-35, then west on I-30. Exit on Montgomery, turn north (right) and come on back to the Will Rogers Memorial Center. Meet your runner and enjoy the activities on “Runner Alley” (Burnett-Tandy Drive at the Will Rogers complex).

Sights & Nightlife

Visitor’s Bureau

What To Do In and Around Cowtown
Convention & Visitors Bureau

Welcome to Fort Worth, the 15th-largest city in the United States and one of “America’s Most Livable Communities.” Today, Fort Worth, Texas is a thriving center of culture and commerce.

Sundance Square

Come explore a vibrant downtown marketplace! Sundance Square is 20 fabulous blocks of downtown Ft. Worth where people work, live, shop, and dine.


The Fort Worth Cultural District, home to five wonderful museums in a relaxing, park-like setting is a great place to start your tour. Throughout the city, you’ll also find museums devoted to Western heritage and Fort Worth’s colorful past.

Fort Worth Zoo

The Fort Worth Zoo has been ranked as the No. 1 attraction in the entire Dallas-Fort Worth area and No.19 among the “50 Overall Top-Rated Attractions” in the entire United States by the Zagat Survey U.S. Family Guide.

The Stockyards

Over 25 Unique Shops – including an art gallery, clothing shops, pottery, jewelry, a wine store, a photography studio and much more. Walking Tours of the Historic Fort Worth Stockyards are available through the Stockyards Visitors Center.

Fort Worth Botanical Gardens

The oldest botanic garden in Texas, is a lush 109-acre tapestry of dappled shade and vibrant splashes of color. A peaceful haven nestled in the heart of Fort Worth’s Cultural District, the Garden is home to over 2,500 species of native and exotic plants that flourish in its 21 specialty gardens.


When the sun goes down, Fort Worth really comes alive. Fort Worth nightlife also has a proud musical tradition. Across the city, you’ll find national and local acts performing in a wide variety of venues – from roadhouses to refined concert halls.


Cowtown Marathon has secured discounted hotel inventory exclusively for our participants.  Click the link below to view all hotel options and make a reservation at the Official Marathon Hotel of your choice!

The Cowtown Marathon Discounted Hotel Rates

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For participants looking for assistance in choosing their hotel, please email or call our Travel  Coordinators via [email protected] 1-888-723-2064.


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