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Near Southside Open Streets

  • 7 Apr 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Magnolia Ave between 8th & Hemphill


  • Rolling fun on bicycles, boards, skates & scooters
  • Healthy ways to get people moving
  • Environmental advocacy for a sustainable neighborhood
  • FREE family-friendly fun from 120+ activity providers
  • Market featuring Locally-handmade artisan items
  • A community community play-day dedicated to complete streets awareness.

Open Streets presented by Trinity Metro is a four-hour Sunday event that closes Magnolia Avenue to vehicular traffic and opens it up to cyclists, food trucks, dog-walkers, skateboarders, yoga classes, face-painters and much more. The event is an expression of the Near Southside's community spirit in every way. Local businesses and other organizations set up a wide variety of free activities along the route, including temporary public art projects, pet adoptions, bike safety courses, children's art booths, fitness classes, and more. Neighborhood residents and volunteers play a critical role in making this day a success, setting up and breaking down barricades on event day, and spreading the word about the event and street closures in advance.

Open Streets is presented by Near Southside, Inc. and over the last 9 years has grown to be one of the Near Southside's most beloved community events with attendance in the thousands and more than 120 community partners providing FREE activities for our patrons of all ages.

Thanks to these Open Streets sponsors for making this event FREE to attend.

Trinity Metro
Make your move to the Near Southside on Trinity Metro. Plan your adventure at https://bit.ly/2IV77cJ

The Bowery At Southside
Dunaway Associates
Guaranty Bank & Trust
Tarrant County College

Buyers Barricades
Sportswear Graphics
Waste Management - Fort Worth Materials Recovery Facility

Sunday, April 7, 2019

Noon to 4 PM

Magnolia Avenue from Hemphill to 8th Avenue

Free to the public

Open Streets is presented by Near Southside, Inc. and Historic Southside, Inc.

Historic Southside, Inc., managed by Near Southside, Inc., is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Sponsorship contributions made to Historic Southside, Inc. are deductible as charitable donations. W-9 forms will be provided at your request.

Near Southside, Inc. is a private, member-funded, non-profit 501(c)(4) development company dedicated to the revitalization of Fort Worth’s Near Southside. NSI began as a small coalition of Near Southside businesses and community leaders and has grown dramatically over the last decade. We invite you to join us as we promote the redevelopment of Fort Worth’s Near Southside as a vibrant, urban, mixed-use neighborhood.


(682) 231-2036

PO Box 470474
Fort Worth, TX 76147


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