Welcome to Fort Worth and Aledo
Rustic, growing, and vibrant, this area features top-notch restaurants, world-class museums, and live music venues
One of Texas’ most well-known cities, Fort Worth, is growing rapidly, offering a diverse array of new businesses and industries. The fifth-largest city in Texas and the 13th largest in the United States, the area includes plenty of top-notch restaurants, world-class museums, and live music venues.
The city’s downtown district is a blend of cowboy culture and urban sophistication. In addition to a wealth of history, Fort Worth also offers many quaint neighborhoods and plenty of nightlife and recreation.
Nearby Aledo, located halfway between Fort Worth and Weatherford, is a dynamic city delicately balancing its historic past with continued improvements and ongoing residential and commercial development.
What to Love
- The diverse array of business and industry
- A mix of cowboy culture and urban sophistication
- Plenty of improvement and development underway here
People & Lifestyle
Families love the quiet seclusion of Aledo. There is enough distance for residents to appreciate the area’s privacy while staying within reach of Fort Worth’s amenities. This small town is home to only a little more than 4,200 residents, and the area is coveted for its strong sense of community spirit, excellent school system, and peaceful, rural setting.
Dining, Shopping & Entertainment
There's a lot to do and see in Fort Worth/Aledo. Residents flock to Sundance Square
, a pedestrian-friendly downtown district packed with clothing chains, Western-wear shops, steakhouses, and sports bars. It's also known as an entertainment hub, with small theaters, events, and concerts hosted regularly.
Restaurants abound here too. Local favorites include Heim Barbecue
, a “farm to smoker” barbecue that cooks everything low and slow, Joe T Garcia’s
, a busy Tex-Mex icon serving fajitas, margaritas, and more, and Reata Restaurant
, serving legendary Texas cuisine like tenderloin tamales, blackened buffalo ribeye, chicken fried steak, stacked chicken enchiladas, and pan-seared, pepper-crusted tenderloin.
Things to Do
Looking for an authentic Texas experience? Visit Fort Worth Stockyards
, a historic district located in Fort Worth that offers gunfight shows, herd experiences, and twice-daily cattle drives.
Now in its seventh year, the Fort Worth Food & Wine Festival
is North Texas’ most celebrated cuisine and beverage festival. The event takes place over four days and nights in various local venues, and it supports a great cause! To date, the Foundation has raised more than $200,000 for grants and scholarships supporting deserving culinary students from Fort Worth.
On West 7th Street
, you’ll find one of the hottest entertainment scenes in the city of Fort Worth. This pedestrian-friendly area spanning a five-block urban village offers high-concept dining, local specialty fashion retailers, and unique entertainment venues.
Music lovers will enjoy Panther Island Pavilion
, a scenic outdoor venue on the Trinity River with the beautiful downtown Fort Worth skyline as its backdrop. The venue provides multiple stages and is host to a wide variety of concerts, festivals, and more.
Fort Worth and Aledo are home to a number of excellent schools from pre-kindergarten to collegiate academia at the renowned Texas Christian University
. Top educational opportunities include:
- Vandagriff Elementary School, Pre-K-5
- The Oakridge School, grades 9-12
- Nolan Catholic High School, grades 9-12, College Preparatory High School