Fall is in the air in Willow Park

The leaves are beginning to change, and there is a crispness in the air. That can only mean one thing, Fall is here! As we say hello to Autumn, The Shops at Willow Park is getting into the Autumnal spirit along with our neighbors to the East and West. Check out some of the fun, family-friendly Fall events going on nearby this season.

Fall Fest at The Shops at Willow Park

Saturday, October 28th
10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Cost: FREE to attend

Our inaugural Fall Fest is free for everyone and perfect for the whole family. You can enjoy pumpkin painting and other crafts with The Arts Truck, DJ music provided by Arbutus Entertainment, local vendors, food trucks, a petting zoo, a hay ride, a pumpkin patch, and much more. Don’t miss out on the fun! Check out our event page to view our participating vendors.


Autumn Photo Ops at The Shops at Willow Park

Now – Thanksgiving
Cost: FREE

Looking for a cute place to snap photos of your family? Capture some great family memories and enjoy the festive atmosphere at our three photo stations this Fall season! Our stations are equipped with everything you’ll need for a perfect photo—pumpkins, hay bales, mums, and more.


Aledo Fest

Saturday, October 21, 2023
1- 5 p.m.
Cost: FREE to attend
Aledo High School’s South Parking Lots

Looking for a fun-filled day for all ages? Look no further than Aledo Fest! With live music, vendor booths showcasing local businesses, and plenty of activities for kids, there’s something for everyone to enjoy at this annual Fall event. And don’t forget to bring your appetite – there will be a variety of food trucks on-site serving up delicious autumn treats and eats. Plus, you might even find some early holiday gifts for yourself or loved ones!


Japanese Fall Festival

Saturday, November 4 – Sunday, November 5, 2023
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Cost: FREE – $15

Don’t miss the Japanese Fall Festival at the Fort Worth Botanical Gardens. Immerse yourself in the beauty of Japanese art and culture while enjoying the autumn foliage at this annual event. For more schedules, vendors, and other event information, visit their website.


The 12th Annual TCA Gift Market

Saturday, November 4, 2023
Cost: FREE to attend

The TCA Gift Market features over 10,000 sq. feet of shopping space with 60+ wonderful vendors, festive photo opportunities, fun door prizes, and food trucks for hungry shoppers. Learn more here.


42nd Annual YMCA Turkey Trot

Thursday, November 23, 2023
8:00 a.m.
The Shops at Clearfork
Cost: $25+

For the past 40 years, families have gathered to enjoy a pre-Thanksgiving jaunt at the Fort Worth YMCA Turkey Trot. The entirety of the funds raised from the Fort Worth YMCA Turkey Trot supports the Y’s diverse programming, including childcare, water safety lessons, summer camp, youth sports, health programs, senior engagement, food insecurity, and more. Choose from 1K, 5K, and 8K events—and even run with your dog! To sign up, visit FWTrot.org.

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