PICK A CAUSE & GET ACTIVE

Check out the list of the walks/runs coming to Fort Worth and happening virtually! Register, create a team, and/or donate to a cause today.

  • September 1- October 31 Oktoberfest Run Und Ride – Let Run Project help you make your “stuck at home” Oktoberfest this virtual self-guided race. Run or ride the routes, stop into local restaurants, and make your own Oktoberfest experience in Fort Worth. The race benefits aa nonprofit of your choice DKMS, Bruce Wood Dance, SPCA of Texas, Genesis Women’s Shelter & Support, American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, Animal Rescue Crusaders of North Texas, or Leukemia of Texas
  • October 17 Step Up For Down Syndrome 5K –  The Step Up for Down Syndrome 5K is an annual fundraising event for The Down Syndrome Partnership of North Texas. This event supports individuals with Down Syndrome and their caregivers through education, outreach, support, engagement, the exchange of ideas and experiences, and social opportunities.
  • October 24 Virtual Tour De Cure: North Texas – Join the movement to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes at Tour De Cure! Choose to ride, run, or walk at home! This event benefits the American Diabetes Association.
  • October 29 Great Strides: Virtual Concert – Join the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation for an evening of live music, an online silent auction, and more at the Virtual CF Concert Series presented by Swingle Collins & Associates and Quorum Software. Thursday, October 29th at 7:30 pm featuring Rhett Miller and friends.
  • October 31 Virtual Walk to End Alzheimer’s – The world’s largest event that raises awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support, and research, has gone virtual. This inspiring event calls on participants of all ages and abilities to reclaim the future for millions.
  • November 14 Virtual JDRF One Walk – This fall, the Greater Fort Worth JDRF One Walk will take place! Although we will not be able to gather together in person, Walk will NOT change the commitment to finding a cure. From walking in your neighborhood park to virtually walking with friends and family around the world, your ability to “reimagine” One Walk this year is limitless. Register to participate in the first-ever JDRF National Walk Day to be held on November 1, 2020!
  • November 8 Fort Worth Marathon – Mark your calendars now for the 14th Annual Fort Worth Marathon. Pick from the Marathon, 20 Mile, or Half Marathon race to participate in. The Marathon is an annual running event that raises funds to fight childhood obesity in the Tarrant County area and in the school systems.

For a full list of our events click here.

 

Events at Panther Island Pavilion: March & April

Panther Island Pavilion is getting ready to kick off our 2020 event season at the end of this month! We have a full line-up of a variety of events to offer Fort Worthians and out of town visitors.

 

March 27 & 28 Cowtown Cook-off and Music Festival

Whether you participate in the BBQ cook-off, take part in the fun at the kid zone or listen to the free concerts from local acts such as Austin Allsup, this two-day event is one not to miss! This event benefits Cops for Kids, Brotherhood for the Fallen, Assist the Officer, and the PAL program and is hosted by the Forth Worth Police Officer Association.

 

April 4 Water Lanter Festival

Voted #1 festival by USA Today, Water Lantern Festival is returning to Fort Worth! Water Lantern Festival is an amazing experience where you’ll witness the magic of lanterns as they light up the Trinity River. Buy tickets before this event sells out!

 

April 18 March for Babies

Join March for Dimes as they participate in a three-mile, family-friendly walk on Saturday, April 18. March for Babies is the opportunity to support March of Dimes as it continues to fight for the health of all moms and babies. Register today!

 

April 25 Syndicate Smokedown

Syndicate Smokedown is Cowtown’s premier large-scale nonprofit BBQ competition hosted by the Fort Worth Stock Show Syndicate. Enjoy live music (headliner and opening acts will be announced soon), beer and other beverages, and of course, BBQ ready for you to eat.

Pick a Cause & Get Active at Panther Island Pavilion!

Check out the list of the walks/runs coming to Fort Worth! Register, create a team and/or donate to a cause today.

  • April 18 March for Babies – Join them for a three-mile, family-friendly walk as an opportunity to support March of Dimes as it continues to fight for the health of all moms and babies.
  • May 17 Great Strides – Great Strides provides a fantastic opportunity for family, friends, students, and colleagues to come together and make a difference for those with Cystic Fibrosis. Registration is free, but walkers are encouraged to raise funds.
  • June 13 Juneteenth Community 5K & Festival – Join the community as they celebrate with the 5K Walk/Run, Parade, Family-friendly entertainment including music concerts, and more!
  • June 20 Tour De Cure: North Texas – Join the movement to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes at Tour De Cure! Choose to ride, run or walk and enjoy a lunch and finish line party afterward.
  • September 19 St. Jude Walk/ Run to End Childhood Cancer – Join supporters in communities across the nation during Childhood Cancer Awareness Month for this family-friendly event that raises funds to support the lifesaving mission of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®, where families never receive a bill for treatment, travel, housing or food.
  • September 26 Oktoberfest Run Und Ride – Oktoberfest Run Und Ride is a celebration in the heart of Fort Worth featuring 2 cycling and 2 running events. Riders will enjoy scenic views of Cowtown and celebrate at the Oktoberfest Fort Worth a German festival so authentic you almost forget you’re in Fort Worth.
  • October 17 Step Up For Down Syndrome 5K & Walk–  The Step Up for Down Syndrome 5K and Family Walk is the biggest fundraising event for The Down Syndrome Partnership of North Texas. This event supports individuals with Down Syndrome and their caregivers through education, outreach, support, engagement, the exchange of ideas and experiences, and social opportunities.
  • October 31 Walk to End Alzheimer’s – The world’s largest event that raises awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support, and research. This inspiring event calls on participants of all ages and abilities to reclaim the future for millions.
  • November 14 JDRF One Walk – When you join one of the hundreds of JDRF One Walks across the country, the money you raise will support JDRF, the leading global organization funding T1D research.
  • November 21 Pumpkin Spice 5K, 10K, & Half Marathon – Join Run Project for the most festive fall 5k, 10k & Half Marathon of the season. Their swag is sweet and the afterparty is spicy.

Thanksgiving Day Run 2019

Many started off their holiday and attended the COX Thanksgiving Day Run at Panther Island Pavilion on November 28, 2019.

 

Runners arrived at the venue with rainy, cold weather, but were thankful by the start of the race, the rain had stopped once the race kicked off. Participants had the option to enter into the 1-mile walk, 5K, 10K, or half-marathon. With great company and Santa Clause present, the Thanksgiving Day Run was a successful event!

Pumpkin Spice 5K,10K,& Half 2019

Pumpkin Spice 5K, 10K & Half Marathon returned to Panther Island Pavilion on Saturday, November 23 for another great run!

With over 2,400 participants, the event helped raise money for Leukemia Texas. The participants had a great time before and after running enjoying treats such as Avoca Coffee, pumpkin spiced hot chocolate, and watching a pie-eating contest and much more!

JDRF One Walk 2019

JDRF One Walk was hosted out at Panther Island Pavilion on November 16 – Fort Worth, TX

JDRF Greater Fort Worth/Arlington hosted a big celebration! The walk was a fun, family-friendly event where dedicated walkers, volunteers, and sponsors raise money to make living with T1D safer and healthier until it is no longer a threat.

Thanks to the Fort Worth community, JDRF raised over $357,600, surpassing their online goal of $400,000!

Fort Worth Marathon 2019

Fort Worth at Panther Island Pavilion – November 11, 2019

Congratulations to all that participated in this year’s Fort Worth Marathon! The Fort Worth Marathon is a non-profit organization. The Marathon is an annual running event that raises funds to fight childhood obesity in the Tarrant County area and in the school systems. This year’s race had nearly 950 runners.

Congrats again to all that participated and to the lucky couple that got engaged at the end of the race. See you in 2020.

Walk to End Alzheimer’s 2019

Panther Island Pavilion was excited to host Walk to End Alzheimer’s on October 26.

Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s helped raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. This inspiring event had participants of all ages and abilities that helped reclaim the future for millions. They raised $370,212 at this year’s walk!

If you did not attend the walk and would still like to donate click here and help them reach their online goal of $465,000.

Step Up For Down Syndrome 2019

Step Up For Down Syndrome was held at  Panther Island Pavilion on October 19—Fort Worth, TX.

Participants joined together to walk in either the family or run in the newly added 5K! The walk supports individuals with Down Syndrome and their families through education, outreach, support, and social engagement, as well as, the exchange of ideas and experiences.

St. Jude Walk/Run 2019

Fort Worth St. Jude Walk/ Run to End Childhood Cancer was hosted out at Panther Island Pavilion on September 21. The event was put on by St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital – Texas.

September is Child Cancer Awareness Month and what better what to celebrate this month than walk for a cause! Every dollar raised helps support the lifesaving mission of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®, where families never receive a bill for treatment, travel, housing or food – because all a family should worry about is helping their child live.

What a celebration it was and thanks to the Fort Worth community, they were able to raise over $60,000 for the kids of St. Jude!

FALL 2019 WALKS/RUNS AT PANTHER ISLAND PAVILION

Panther Island Pavilion hosts various events throughout the year that support a number of nonprofits. In 2018, over $2.2 million was raised during the events. We can’t wait to see the total amount raised in 2019!

Check out the list of fall walks and runs coming to Fort Worth and register, create a team and/or donate to a cause!

  • September 21 St. Jude Walk/ Run to End Childhood Cancer – Join supporters in communities across the nation during Childhood Cancer Awareness Month for this family-friendly event that raises funds to support the lifesaving mission of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®, where families never receive a bill for treatment, travel, housing or food.
  • October 19 Step Up For Down Syndrome –  The walk supports individuals with Down Syndrome and their caregivers through education, outreach, support, engagement, the exchange of ideas and experiences, and social opportunities.
  • October 26 Walk to End Alzheimer’s – the world’s largest event to raises awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support, and research. This inspiring event calls on participants of all ages and abilities to reclaim the future for millions.
  • November 10 Fort Worth Marathon – the Marathon is an annual running event that raises funds to fight childhood obesity in the Tarrant County area and in the school systems.
  • November 16 JDRF One Walk – When you join one of the hundreds of JDRF One Walks across the country, the money you raise will support JDRF, the leading global organization funding T1D research.
  • November 23 Pumpkin Spice 5K, 10K, & Half Marathon – Join us for the most festive fall 5k, 10k & Half Marathon of the season. Our swag is sweet and our afterparty is spicy.