Experience the best of the “Tex-Mex “culture and history on your next visit to Dallas-Fort Worth at these top attractions celebrating Mexican heritage.
Dedicated to promoting the development and promotion of the Latino culture, the center offers festivals, events and gallery exhibits featuring local and regional artists that rotate often. Visit their calendar and find a variety of events and activities suitable for all ages.
Family-owned and operated since 1935, Joe T’s is one of the top places that come to mind when you think of “Tex-Mex” in DFW. It’s a Fort Worth staple and must-visit restaurant for it’s beautiful garden patio, incredible food, rich history and of course, the margaritas. Boasting a popular two-item menu of cheese enchiladas or chicken/steak/combo fajitas, this place is one of the busiest restaurants in DFW with the biggest family-style hospitality around. Opt to sit outside in the shaded gardens for the ultimate Joe T’s experience.
Artes de la Rosa is a local non-profit organization that manages Fort Worth’s only Hispanic theater company, The Rose Marine Theater or Teatro de la Rosa. Located in Fort Worth’s Northside area, Artes de la Rosa is legendary for presenting Spanish-language films as well as live stage performances to the public. Click here to find upcoming screenings and shows.
From critically-acclaimed plays to experimental works, at Cara-Mia you’ll find inspiring performing arts and accessible theatre that are reflective of the Mexican-American experience. Check their events calendar for upcoming shows and performances.
The art of folklórico (traditional, regional dancing with ballet influences) is the true expression of upholding the heritage and history of Mexico. And since 2008, instructors Román Ramírez and Freddy Cantú have been offering just that to the youth community in Fort Worth. From the intricate costumes, lively music and precious,talented dancers, a Ballet Folklórico performance is truly a sight to see. Check their events calendar for upcoming shows.