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Public Events

The City of Fort Worth's Public Events Department oversees the operations of downtown's recently renovated Fort Worth Convention Center as well as the Cultural District's Will Rogers Memorial Coliseum.

Office of Outdoor Events

Any outdoor gathering on public or private property that attracts more than 500 attendees, requires a street to be closed, sells food or beverages, or uses tents, stages, bleachers, fireworks, open flames or portable toilets require a permit through the Office of Outdoor Events. Learn more »



View the City of Fort Worth Convention & Hospitality Study


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Department Director:
Kirk Slaughter

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