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February 2020

Help us welcome one of Downtown's newest restaurants,Toro Toro, on February 12th from 5:30-7:00 pm! We will have yummy appetizers and a cash bar. If you aren't a member yet, it's just $20 per household for the entire year, and you can sign up at the event.

January 2020

Kick off the new year with the FWDNA at our January Social on Wed., January 22 from 5:30-7:00 pm at Waters! We will have yummy appetizers and a cash bar. Hopefully the weather will be nice enough to enjoy the patio! If you aren't a member yet, you can sign up at the event. Resident memberships are only $20 per household for the entire year!

December 2019

Join us for FWDNA's Holiday Party on Wednesday, December 4th from 5:30-7:00pm at Yours Truly! We will be providing beer, wine, holiday punch and yummy appetizers from Neighbor’s House Grocery. A portion of all sales throughout the entire day will be donated to the YMCA playground fund, so come down for food, drinks, friends and shopping!

November 2019

November Social Hour at Neighbor's House Grocery

Neighbor's House Grocery, 500 W 7th St. Unit 175

Tuesday, November 12, 5:30 - 7:00 PM

Help us welcome the newest addition to our downtown family, Neighbor’s House Grocery, on Tuesday November 12th from 5:30-7:00 pm. Their chef will be making delicious light bites, and their wine and beer selections are fantastic! We will be collecting donations for the YMCA’s playground and giving away great prizes.

October 2019

An Evening with Mayor Betsy Price

City Club of Fort Worth, 301 Commerce Street

Wednesday, October 30, 5:30 - 7:00 PM

Join us for our Annual Mayor's Event on Wednesday, October 30th, 5:30-7:00 pm at the City Club of Fort Worth. Mayor Betsy Price will be giving us her Fort Worth update followed by Q&A with the audience. Light bites and a cash bar will be available. Hope to see you there!

RSVP for our event here.

September 2019

DRC Presentation by Bruce Frankel

T&P Tavern, 221 W. Lancaster

Tuesday, September 10, 5:30 - 7 PM

Join us on Tuesday, September 10th at the T&P Tavern from 5:30-7:00 pm for a presentation by DRC Solutions (formerly Day Resource Center) Executive Director, Bruce Frankel regarding homelessness in Tarrant County and what is being done locally to address this issue. Light bites and a cash bar will be provided. Hope to see you all there. For information on DRC, visit RSVP for our event here.

August 2019


FWDNA Night at Circle Theatre

Circle Theatre, 230 W 4th St

Friday, August 23, 5:30 - 7 PM

Join us Aug 23 for FWDNA Night at Circle Theatre! Enjoy complimentary light bites and a cash bar as we check out this cool theatre in Sundance Square. Stick around for the show, A 3D Adventure for a discounted ticket price of $15. Use code DNA.

July 2019

FWDNA Happy Hour

Aloft Hotel's W XYZ Bar, 334 W 3rd St.

Tuesday, July 23

5:30 p.m.- 7:00 p.m.

Come beat the heat with some cool live music! Join us at Aloft’s W XYZ bar on July 23 from 5:30-7:00 PM as we kick off their Tuesday night concert series with light bites and refreshing cocktails! Register for the event here.

June 2019

Burnett Park's 100th Birthday: Picnic in the Park

Burnett Park, 501 W 7th St

Tuesday, June 11

6:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m.

Pack your picnic basket and join us for our 100th Birthday Picnic in the Park! Enjoy live music by the East Fort Worth Community Jazz Band, games, and sweet treats by Steel City Pops at this free community event. Ready-made picnic boxes by The Ashton Depot Catering & Events are available for pre-order, or grab something to-go at one of our Downtown restaurants! Pre-order your picnic by June 5 at

May 2019

FWDNA May Happy Hour

Branch & Bird, 640 Taylor Street

Wednesday, May 15

5:30 p.m.- 7:00 p.m.

Have you ever seen the view of Downtown from the Branch & Bird patio? Now is your chance! Our next Happy Hour will be on Wednesday, May 15th from 5:30 - 7:00! Light bites, a great view, fantastic friends and a cash bar awaits! RSVP here.

April 2019


Fort Worth Downtown Neighborhood Alliance April Happy Hour

Fairfield Inn & Suites, 1010 Houston St.

Tuesday, April 23

5:30 p.m.- 7:00 p.m.

Join the FWDNA for our April Happy Hour on Tuesday, April 23th from 5:30-7:00pm at the Fairfield Inn & Suites' Bar 10Ten! They will be crafting special FWDNA drinks with happy hour prices. Enjoy a delicious drink, grab a bite, and check out their outdoor patio with the best neighbors in all of Fort Worth! RSVP here.

March 2019

FWDNA Annual Meeting featuring Councilmember Ann Zadeh

Center for Transforming Lives, 512 W 4th St.

Wednesday, March 20

5:30 p.m.- 7:00 p.m.

Join the FWDNA on Wednesday, March 20th from 5:30-7:00pm at the Center For Transforming Lives for our Annual Meeting. We will hold our election of new officers and have Councilmember Ann Zadeh as our guest speaker. Light bites and wine will be offered. Hope to see you all there!

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February 2019

FWDNA February Social

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

5:30pm - 7:00pm

Wild Salsa, 300 Throckmorton St

Join the FWDNA on Tuesday, February 12th from 5:30-7:00 at Wild Salsa for our February Happy Hour! Our fantastic event host, Wild Salsa, will be offering complimentary appetizers and a cash bar. Come grab a bite and a drink with the best neighbors in town!

January 2019

FWDNA January Social

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

5:30pm - 7:00pm

Cowtown Brewing Co, 1301 E Belknap St.

Join the FWDNA at Cowtown Brewing Company for delicious craft beers and BBQ on Wednesday, January 9, 5:30-7:00 PM! Enjoy craft beers and wine by the glass at the cash bar - light bites of Cowtown's BBQ will be provided by our event sponsor, Somerset Association Management, An Associa Company.

Free parking is available behind the brewery off of E. Bluff St. Hope to see you there!

December 2018

FWDNA Holiday Party

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

5:30pm - 7:00pm

Daddy Jack's, 353 Throckmorton Street

Join the FWDNA on Tuesday, December 4th from 5:30-7:30 at Daddy Jack's New England Lobster & Chowder House for our annual holiday party! Enjoy complimentary appetizers and a cash bar as we celebrate this holiday season with our friends and neighbors.

November 2018

FWDNA TEXRail update with Trinity Metro

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

5:30pm - 7:00pm

T&P Tavern, 221 W Lancaster Ave

Bob Baulsir, Senior Vice President of Trinity Metro, will be sharing all we need to know about TEXRail. The 27-mile commuter rail extends from Downtown Fort Worth, all the way to DFW Airport's Terminal B, opening in January 2019. Enjoy complimentary appetizers and a cash bar at the T&P Tavern as we learn more about this amazing new line of public transit!

October 2018

Get in the LOOP with FWDNA

Thursday, October 4, 2018

5:30pm - 7:00pm

Burnett Park, 501 W 7th Street

Come experience this amazing, one-of-a-kind interactive art exhibit in our Downtown park!

September 2018

An Evening with Mayor Betsy Price

Monday, September 17, 2018

5:30pm - 7:30pm

City Club, 301 Commerce Street

The Downtown Neighborhood Alliance enjoyed an evening with Mayor Betsy Price at City Club on Monday, September 17. We always enjoy her annual Fort Worth update and Q&A session for our Downtown residents. Guests enjoyed complimentary hors d'oeuvres and a cash bar.

August 2018

Fort Worth Downtown Neighborhood Alliance August Social

Thursday, August 16, 2018

5:30pm - 7:30pm

Acre Distilling

This event included complimentary food, cash bar, and optional tasting tours available for $15. Each tour included a tasting of 7 distilled spirits at the Distiller’s Table on the production floor.

July 2018

Fort Worth Downtown Neighborhood Alliance July Social

Thursday, July 26, 2018

5:30pm - 7:30pm

Mercury ChopHouse

An evening of live piano music, complimentary snacks, great conversation and a cash bar at the Mercury Chop House!

June 2018

Fort Worth Downtown Neighborhood Alliance June Social

Thursday, June 28, 2018

5:30pm - 7:30pm

Central Library

Are you looking for a cool place to beat the heat this summer? Want to learn a new language? Start your Genealogy charts? Join a book Club? Hear some amazing jazz? The Central Library offers so much more than just a place to borrow books. On June 28th we held our June Social at the Downtown Fort Worth Library's Tandy Lecture Hall. In the Sack catered d'oeuvres and wine for us to enjoy.

May 2018

Fort Worth Downtown Neighborhood Alliance Kentucky Derby Party

Saturday, May 5, 2018 from 4:00pm-9:00pm

Petroleum Club

This was the 4th Annual Fort Worth Downtown Neighborhood Kentucky Derby Party. This red carpet party featured a first class reception with professional photography, DJ John providing dance music, complimentary mint juleps and classic old fashions, dinner, contests for best dressed and a Cigar Lounge (cigars for purchase). This years ticket included a bourbon bar, wine bar and an open bar! Come check out the Petroleum Club's new Cigar Bar and the new Hip Bar 40! Valet parking is included in the ticket price.

March 2018

Fort Worth Downtown Neighborhood Alliance Annual Meeting 2018

featuring Johnny Campbell of Sundance Square

Wednesday, March 28, 2018 from 5:30-7:00

Fort Worth Club

February 2018

Happy Hour

Thursday, February 15, 2018 from 5:30-7:30

3rd Street Bar & Grill

Meet up for social hour with the DNA! We will be raffling a $25 gift card from our host, 3rd Street Bar & Grill.

December 2017

FWDNA Holiday Party

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 from 5:30-7:30

Meso Maya

We are excited to have new Downtown restaurant, Meso Maya, host our annual Holiday Party. The event will be held in their upstairs private dining area, and will feature a cash bar and passed appetizers!

November 2017

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Fort Worth Downtown Neighborhood Alliance featuring:

Mayor Betsy Price

City Club of Fort Worth

5:30 PM

October 2017

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Fort Worth Downtown Neighborhood Alliance featuring:

J.D. Granger

The Executive Director of the Trinity River Vision Authority

will be giving a Project Update!

Petroleum Club of Fort Worth

5:30 PM

September 2017

Fort Worth Downtown Neighborhood Alliance Pool Party

Thursday, September 28, 2017 at 5:30 PM

Omni Hotel

Cash bar, appetizers & live reggae band, Tropikal Productions!

White House Black Market Sundance Square Shopping Event

Saturday, September 30, 2017 from 9 AM - 12 PM

Every attendant gets 10% OFF their entire purchase at the party!

Plus, a personal styling session with White House Black Market stylists and an extra 5% OFF for WHBM Rewards members. First time WHBM shoppers can sign up for WHBM Rewards (not a credit card-it is style perk coupons and catalogues) and enjoy 10% OFF their full-price purchase.

June 2017

Margaritas with Downtown Neighbors!

Thursday June 22, 2017 from 5:30 - 7:30

Cantina Laredo

Join the FWDNA for passed appetizers and a cash bar!

May 2017

Fort Worth Downtown Neighborhood Alliance Derby Day 2017

The most exciting 2 minutes in sports! It's Kentucky Derby Party time again! The 3rd Annual Fort Worth Downtown Neighborhood Alliance Kentucky Derby Party will be held at Fort Worth's infamous Reata patio. Come join us on Saturday, May 6th from 2:00 p.m.- 6:00 p.m. for an afternoon of mint juleps, beautiful hats and great neighbors. Walk the red carpet with our photographers and join us on the patio for a cash bar, amazing Reata food, derby party games and a 70 inch television with sound projecting the big race. Space is limited so be one of the first to purchase your tickets online.

Tickets will be $40.00 online and $50.00 at the door

March 2017

Fort Worth Downtown Neighborhood Alliance Annual Meeting feat. Paris Rutherford

Join us for our 2017 Annual Meeting. This year's keynote speaker, Paris Rutherford, will discuss the vision and plan for the Lancaster District at the south end of Downtown.

Complimentary appetizers and a cash bar will be provided.

February 2017

Fort Worth Downtown Neighborhood Alliance at Mercury Chophouse

Thursday, February 16, 2017 from 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Fort Worth Downtown Neighborhood Alliance is excited to welcome the Mercury Chophouse back to Downtown Fort Worth. Live piano music, cash bar and complimentary appetizers will be provided.

Janurary 2017

Fort Worth Downtown Neighborhood Alliance at Wild Salsa

Sunday, January 26, 2017 from 5:30pm - 7:30pm

It's time to break your New Year Resolution by partaking in fresh margaritas and specialty tequilas! Appetizers and a cash bar to be provided as we welcome Wild Salsa to the neighborhood. A very special "thank you" to Wild Salsa for hosting our January Fort Worth Downtown Neighborhood Alliance event.

December 2016

FWDNA White House Black Market Shopping Event

Saturday, December 3, 2016

Take an extra 10% your entire purchase as a Downtown Neighborhood Alliance Member!

Fort Worth Downtown Neighborhood Alliance Christmas Party

Thursday, December, 8, 2016 from 5:30pm - 8:30pm

Studio 80

Bring your dancing shoes and enjoy a cash bar and hors d'oeuvres!

March 2016

The Downtown Neighborhood Alliance Annual Meeting and Elections

Tuesday, March 8th from 5:00pm-7:30pm

The Fort Worth Club Horizon Room (12th Floor)

This year, the FW DNA is excited to host JD Granger, Executive Director of the Trinity River Vision Authority, as our Keynote Speaker. Mr. Granger will provide an update on the Trinity River Vision project.

The Executive Board is pleased to announce the following officers slated for the next term, which will begin on April 1, 2016:

President: Donna Young

Vice President: Debbie Hunn

Treasurer: Beverly Burks

VP Secretary: Anna Sommerset

VP Events: Alana Long

VP Membership: Charla Brotherton

VP Strategic Planning: Randall Meadows

FW DNA Members are encouraged to attend this event to cast their vote for the nominees and approve bylaw changes recommended by the Executive Board.

Complimentary hors d'oeuvres and a cash bar will be provided.


Red Mango/ Nestle Tollhouse Cafe Meet-Up

Saturday, January 30th 7:00am- close

Show your DNA Member card to receive a free coffee at Downtown's newest eatery!


Holiday Party at Grace Restaurant

Grab your dancing shoes and join your Downtown neighbors for this year's Christmas Party benefitting CASA of Tarrant County. We are so happy to be able to present this wonderful organization with Christmas gifts for the children. Please drop off an unwrapped toy or gift card (Target, Walmart, etc.) at check-in. For more information about CASA, please visit their website:

This year's Christmas party will have a Motown theme, in preparation for Motown the Musical coming to Bass Hall. We will be giving away special prizes and this party is not to be missed! Cash bar, music and appetizers will be provided. The Fort Worth Downtown Neighborhood Alliance would like to thank Grace for graciously hosting us another year. Here's to a great night of fun!

Grace Restaurant

777 Main Street, Fort Worth TX 76102

December 17th, 5:00pm- 8:00pm

PF Changs Dinner

PF Changs would like to host a dinner night for the Fort Worth Downtown Neighborhood Alliance on Monday, December 7th. Please arrive anytime between 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m with your party to take advantage of the great evening PF Changs is providing. Each DNA member will receive a free appetizer and be entered to win several PF Changs gift cards (you don't have to be present to win). Check out the new dinner menu and drink selections and mingle with your neighbors!


Milan Gallery welcomes the Fort Worth Downtown Neighborhood Alliance! Join your neighbors on November 19th at Milan Gallery between 5:30 p.m.- 7:30 p.m. Sip wine and view the art of the world renowned artist, Peter Max.



Join your fellow neighbors for a FABULOUS night at the AMC Palace 9 to kick off the weekend of Halloween. We are SO excited to have the theater host us on this special day and are so thrilled that they are showing the classic ALFRED HITCHCOCK Film "The Birds"!

If you haven't noticed the Grackles in Downtown Fort Worth, this movie will make you take note of these North American Birds that travel in mass quantities!

Because of the cost of licensing this classic movie, there will be a charge of $5.00 per person for DNA members and $12.00 per person for non-DNA members taken at the door. The movie will start at 6:00 p.m. and the doors will open at 5:00 p.m. for wine and socializing. It is very important to RSVP for this event.

The LONE STAR FILM FESTIVAL will be providing free all access passes to TWO lucky winners!



Get your holiday shopping done early this year at the FWDNA's upcoming "Shop Crawl" on October 17th! Discounts and goodies will be given to our guests at various stores including White House/Black Market, Earth Bones, Retro Cowboy, Coyote Urban Boutique and Overland Sheepskin Co. The crawl will begin from Barse Jewelry at 10 a.m. More details coming soon!


September 2015

Join us for celebrating the end of Summer and the beginning of Autumn at the Omni Pool Deck on September 17, 2015 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm. Featuring live reggae music and pool side hors d'oeuvres.


August 2015 Event:

Mayor Betsy Price will be joining the FW DNA at The City Club on Thursday, August 27th from 5:30-7:30 pm to enlighten us on the city's priorities for the future.


Join us for brunch and Bingo at La Perla Negra on Sunday, July 26, 2015 from 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM.

We are excited to announce that La Perla Negra is a new member of the Fort Worth Downtown Neighborhood Alliance and we would love to support their new brunch! #FWDNA

Bring your friends and enjoy a couple of hours of great Mojitos, Mimosas, Empanadas and Bingo!

We are gearing up to help the Tarrant County Food Bank, so please bring a can of food or two to help fill our boxes.

**This event is in addition to the Ruth's Chris event on July 23, 2015.


Join us for the Fort Worth Downtown Neighborhood Alliance #FWDNA July Event with Council Representative Ann Zadeh!

Thursday, July 23, 2015 from 5:30 - 7:30 at Ruth's Chris in Downtown Fort Worth.

Join our own District 9 Fort Worth City Council Representative, Ann Zadeh, in learning more about her history of involvement in the community.

Also, we are excited to announce that Ruth's Chris is the newest member of the Fort Worth DNA!

The event will be held in the private dining area and will feature a cash bar, complimentary appetizers and live music


Join us for the Fort Worth Downtown Neighborhood Alliance June event!


June's event is located at the T&P Tavern. Join your fabulous neighbors for an evening of corn hole, giant Jenga, delicious cocktails, free appetizers and a cash bar! A BIG thanks to Tim Young with Fort Worth Texas Real Estate for generously sponsoring the appetizers.

We are encouraging everyone to bike to the event and take advantage of the Fort Worth Bike Sharing rack outside the T&P.

Fort Worth Bike Sharing has provided the DNA with a discount code good for half off of 24 hour memberships.


Pool Party - May 9, 2015

Please join your Downtown friends & neighbors for a Pool Party at Trinity Bluff Urban Apartments on Saturday, May 9th from 2-4 PM!

Event will feature a DJ, pizza, a keg and door prizes! Dress comfortably & get ready for some fun!


1st Annual DNA Kentucky Derby Party

Come party for the 141st Kentucky Derby with the Fort Worth Downtown Neighborhood Alliance. What better way to celebrate the time honored tradition than getting dressed to the nines in your best Derby outfit and attend the 1st Annual DNA Kentucky Derby Party! The Party will be held on the patio at the Mercury Chophouse from 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Spend the afternoon drinking Mint Julips, Kentucky Whiskey or whatever tickles your fancy and watch the race from one of the best patios in town. Tickets are available for $20.00 and are on a limited supply. So get yours today!! The party will feature a red carpet and phot op, Live Music and Hors d'oeuvres.

We will have a contest for the best Derby Hat , Best Dressed Male and Best Dressed Couple! See everyone there!!

See video here!


Capital Grille - April 2015

The Fort Worth Downtown Neighborhood Alliance will be kicking off Spring in Downtown Fort Worth with a fun filled event at the Capital Grille patio! Join us Thursday, April 16 from 5:30-7:30 pm to enjoy great weather, appetizers and refreshments with your downtown friends and neighbors.


Annual Meeting, March 2015

Join the FW DNA at our 2015 Annual Meeting to hear the latest on all things Downtown Fort Worth!

Enjoy hors d'oeuvres and a cash bar in a stunning setting while mingling with your downtown friends and neighbors. Guest speakers include Downtown Fort Worth, Inc. President, Andrew Taft, Sundance Square Management President and CEO, Johnny K. Campbell, and more!

We are also pleased to announce that we will be kicking off the FW DNA's Perks Program! Be sure to pick up your member card at the Annual Meeting in order to receive special discounts and offers from downtown businesses! Please come prepared to pay your FW DNA 2015 dues, if you have not already done so.

The meeting will be held Thursday, March 19, 2015 from 5:00-7:30 pm at The Fort Worth Club in the "Top of the Town" room (12th floor). Parking will be free in The Fort Worth Club parking garage.


February, 2015 Event

Join your Downtown friends and neighbors for a night of fun at the Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo!

Wednesday, February 4th, 2015

5:15-9:30 PM

•Bus to/from Rodeo (cost covered by DNA)

•Dinner at the exclusive Backstage Club (member pays for dinner and drinks, $-$$)

•Rodeo tickets ($15 member pays, discount to regular group rate provided by DNA);Group Seats-Recognition During the Rodeo


January, 2015 Event

Join your Downtown Friends and Neighbors for a night of educational fun at FWDNA's January event, Libations & the Law!

Thursday, January 22, 2015

5:30 - 7:30 pm

This interactive program will be presented by the attorneys of Varghese, Summersett & Smith, PLLC. The firm is located in downtown Fort Worth and is also a member of the FWDNA! They specialize in Criminal Defense and Civil Litigation and have over thirty five years of combined experience.

Together, we will explore the do's and don'ts associated with libations and the law in Texas while enjoying, what else, libations and hors d'oeuvres!

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