Press Releases

  • Spend Your Holiday Weekend on the Water at Panther Island Pavilion
    Jun 30, 2015

    River lovers rejoice! As the flood waters recede along the Trinity River in Fort Worth tubing will resume at Panther Island Pavilion. Approximately 70,000 people are expected to spend their holiday weekend with us on the Trinity River as Panther Island Pavilion opens for the summer with Rockin’ the River, Fort Worth’s Fourth, Sunday Funday and Backwoods Paddlesports at Panther Island Rentals.

  • Rockin’ the River and Sunday Funday Schedule Changed
    Jun 10, 2015

    Due to recent rains and flooding, the Tarrant Regional Water District will release water from upstream lakes for the next 2-3 weeks. This additional water will increase the velocity of the Trinity River, creating unsafe conditions for tubing and watersports at Panther Island Pavilion.

  • Fort Worth’s Fourth Now Offering a VIP Experience at Family Festival
    May 28, 2015

    Fort Worth’s Fourth is coming back to Panther Island Pavilion and this year you can celebrate the Fourth of July in style thanks to the new VIP Experiences offered at the festival. Five new VIP sections will be located across the festival grounds, each offering a unique experience. Access to the VIP areas will range in price based on the amenities each section offers. VIP amenities include: prime fireworks and water show views, reserved seating, shaded lounge areas, private bathrooms and cash bars, VIP parking options and more.

  • TRVA Attempts to Set Waterslide Record at Pantherfest
    May 18, 2015

    TRVA Attempts to Set Waterslide Record at Pantherfest. PantherFest featuring Slide the City will celebrate Fort Worth’s birthday with a 2,000 foot slip-n-slide, local craft brews, bites and bands on June 6

  • Fort Worth’s Largest Fourth of July Celebration Returning to Panther Island Pavilion
    May 07, 2015

    Mark your calendars, Fort Worth’s Fourth will be back and bigger than ever! Fort Worth’s Fourth is a free family event hosted on the banks of the Trinity River at Panther Island Pavilion. Admission and all family activities such as zip lines, bounce houses, water slides and more are free to the public. The celebration will take place all afternoon with family activities, live music, tubing and when the sun goes down a spectacular fireworks show will start.

  • Band Lineup for PantherFest Announced
    Apr 23, 2015

    The second wave of tickets to the giant slip-n-slide down North Main Street go on sale tomorrow morning at 9:00 a.m. In addition to ticket sales the live music lineup for PantherFest has also been announced!

  • Tubing is back at Panther Island Pavilion
    Apr 14, 2015

    Rockin’ the River returns for a 5th year! We have a great season lined up; we’re bringing in some fresh acts as well as favorites from previous years. With the addition of The Shack at Panther Island Pavilion, now all Rockin’ the River events will happen rain or shine!

  • Panther Island Voted Best “Big Idea” at Urban Land Institute Impact Awards
    Mar 26, 2015

    The Panther Island project was honored as the best “Next Big Idea” at last night’s Urban Land Institute North Texas (ULI NT) Impact Awards in Dallas. For this award ULI NT sought innovative ideas with the potential to positively impact the quality of life in the North Texas region.

  • New Festival, PantherFest, Features Local Favorites and Giant Slip-n-Slide
    Feb 02, 2015

    We are excited to announce a new festival with a twist is coming to Fort Worth! PantherFest will take place on June 6, 2015 as a celebration of Fort Worth’s birthday. The festival, produced by TRVA with support from the City of Fort Worth and the Tarrant Regional Water District, will honor some of our favorite things in Fort Worth by featuring beer from Rahr, Martin House and Panther Island Brewing; live music from Chris Watson and local bands and delicious food from Fort Worth-based restaurants such as Reata, Fred’s Texas Café and more.

  • “My City. My Trinity. Fort Worth finding its way back home” Exhibit to Open at Fort Worth Community Arts Center
    Dec 10, 2014

    The Trinity River and its tributaries ebb and flow through every corner of Fort Worth creating a unique opportunity for our city. Fort Worth was founded along the Trinity River because of the vitality the river provided.