Friday on the Green

Fort Worth South

Friday on the Green

 

 

CELEBRATING ITS 8TH SEASON, FRIDAY ON THE GREEN is the monthly concert series presented April-October by Near Southside, Inc. in partnership with the Fort Worth WeeklyAndrew’s Distributing of Fort Worth, Frank Kent Cadillac, Chadra Mezza & Grill, Rahr & Sons Brewing and Tarrant County College. The event is held at Magnolia Green, located on Lipscomb between Magnolia and Rosedale, and regularly attracts thousands of neighborhood families and visitors during the warm weather months.  Friday on the Green features the region’s best live music, tasty food and drinks from Near Southside eateries, and the fun and relaxed atmosphere of a big neighborhood picnic. Groups of families and friends show up with blankets, chairs and pets to enjoy a lineup of three great local bands and food from local businesses or food trucks, beer and wine.

SPONSORED BY

      

 
 
Amphibian Stage Productions            Ascend Concepts 
 
 Keller Williams Real Estate              Jim Austin Online 

Robertson Mueller Harper                   Legacy Merch         
      
The Roomsounds 9pm
Blue Healer 8pm
Jake Paleschic 7pm
Zuriel Merek 6pm
Makers Market on the Green 6pm-10pm
 
NEW THIS YEAR

 

Magnolia Green Market featuring locally-made handcrafted items and fresh foods products 6pm to 10pm.  MORE THAN 25 MARKET VENDORS WILL BE PRESENT IN MAY! 
Interested in becoming a market vendor? Contact Megan at megan@nearsouthsidefw.org for all the details. No direct sales. All items must be handmade by the person selling. Market will be curated for diversity and limited spots are available.
 
 
Kent & Kids Play Zone is a play area for children of all ages.  Thanks to our friends at Frank Kent Cadillac Friday on the Green now has a dedicated children’s play area. Borrow toys, games and balls from our community chest and simply return at the event of the event.  And, for the 8th year, enjoy free face painting courtesy of Sloan Clark State Farm!
 
 
2016 FOOD VENDORS
Chadra Mezza & Grill
Fun With Buns
Holy Smokes BBQ
Melt Ice Creams
Steel City Pops
Twisted Dog Pretzels
The Juice Caboose
Taco Heads
Yatai
VIP Pizza

 

2016 EVENT DATES

April 8   |    May 13   |   June 10   |   July 8   |   August 12 |  September 9   |   October 14

 

TIMES

7:00 PM to 10:00PM

 

FREE PARKING GARAGE AT 1201 ALSTON AVE.

 

MUSIC SELECTION

The artists selected to play Friday on the Green all have an important connection to the Near Southside!  Musicians and bands who live, work, or regularly play in the Near Southside are given special emphasis during the booking process when planning the event.  We are proud that Friday on the Green continues to serve as an important spotlight for the talent of our local musicians!

 

LOCATION

Magnolia Green Park | 1201 Lipscomb Street, Fort Worth, Texas 76104

 

COST

Free to the public

 

COMMUNITY PARTNERS Sponsorship opportunities now available.  Please contact Megan Henderson, Director of Events and Communications, at Megan@fortworthsouth.org.

 

FREE FACE PAINTING

 

NO OUTSIDE FOOD & DRINK ALLOWED 

Your support of our food vendors helps keep this event free. Please support Friday on the Green and these local businesses by purchasing items at the event! 

 

ATTENDANCE

Each event typically brings an estimated attendance of 1,000–1,500 attendees.  The Friday on the Green season opening and closing shows typically have a heightened draw of around 2,000-3,000 attendees.

 

PRODUCER

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.