Benbrook Heritage Fest

NOTE: Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 Heritage Fest event has been canceled. We regret any inconvenience to our community and vendors. Below is a description of the 2019 event. 

It’s the highlight of the fall season in Benbrook: The Heritage Fest “Cowboy Roundup” has been bringing smiles to residents and visitors from around the area for more than a decade. On Saturday, October 19, the family-friendly event returns to Dutch Branch Park with another great lineup of entertainment, vendors and activities celebrating our community’s western and farm heritage

The event runs from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. This year’s activities include a hayride, Campfire Storytime with Ramblin’ Rita, petting zoo, trick roper, miniature horse performance, mechanical bull, cowboy actors, face painting and balloon art. And back by popular demand, the “Punkin’ Patch” will offer great photo opportunities. Just be sure to behave yourself, pardner, or you may end up in the Heritage Fest “Jail” – with another great photo opp. 

Headlining the entertainment this year is The Western Flyers. The Flyers are one of Texas’ favorite western swing, vintage country and hot jazz band, and Grammy Award-winning country music singer Marty Stuart calls the Flyers “modern masters in motion.” 

The band will perform two shows on the main stage, the first beginning around 1 p.m. But get there early to join in a fun-filled dance instruction to learn all the moves to scoot your boots to this popular band. Other stage performances include Sallie’s School of Dance and the Fort Worth Scottish Pipes and Drums. 

Away from the stage, artisan vendors, local businesses and non-profit organizations will have booths set up to showcase their products and services. And be sure to bring your appetite, as there will be several food vendors selling favorites such as Texas barbecue, Tex-Mex, cone pizza, kettle corn, funnel cakes and more.

Best of all, admission is FREE. Simply put, Heritage Fest is the perfect way to celebrate our history and our city. The Cowboy Roundup is sure to be a great time for everyone – even if you don’t own a pair of boots! 

Thank you to our sponsors: Hoffbrau Steak & Grill House, Pinnacle Bank, Republic Services, Simple Things and Southern Painting. 



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