10 Valentine’s Day Ideas from the Fort Worth Stockyards

By January 28, 2016Blog

Want to make Valentine’s Day extra special for the cowboy or cowgirl in your life? We’re here to help! Here are 10 Texas-style gift and date ideas you won’t find anywhere else.


1. A Longhorn for Your Love


Donate to the Fort Worth Herd to help feed and care for these special steers in 2016. You and your sweetheart will receive your very own certificate, Longhorn Trading Cards with facts about each steer, a color photo of the Herd and more! For more information or to donate, visit www.friendsoftheherd.com

2. Boots For Your Babe

sassy pantz

Sassy Pantz, located in Stockyards Station, is a country-chic cowgirl boutique for women. From jewelry and handbags to Western apparel and cowboy boots, Sassy Pantz will have the woman in your life looking like a country queen!

3. Lyrics to Love By


For the country music fan in your life, head to Chief Records. With Fort Worth’s largest collection of country music on vinyl, you’re sure to find the record that reminds you of that special someone.

4. Boot Scootin’ at Billy Bob’sbb

Give the gift of music: Invite your loved one to a special night at the World’s Largest Honky Tonk. Enjoy the nation’s best country, blues and rock music, ride a bucking bronco, and indulge in delicious BBQ or burgers. Buy your tickets here!

5. Rockin’ at the Fort Worth Rodeo


Give the gift of an action packed show at the historic Cowtown Coliseum! With events for the kids like the calf and mutton scramble, it’s Fort Worth’s idea of a perfect date! Purchase tickets here!

6. Dinner for Two at Cattlemen’s Steakhouse


Enjoy a delicious steak dinner at Cattlemen’s Steakhouse in the Fort Worth Stockyards. For an even bigger surprise, make a night of it: Enjoy dinner at Cattlemen’s, followed by a concert at Billy Bob’s, right around the corner!  

7. A Choo Choo — For Two


How about a romantic trip for two by train? Travel along the Trinity River with your Valentine or take the train to the Fort Worth Stockyards. Ride in “Puffy”, a 1896 steam locomotive or “Vinny”, a 1953 diesel locomotive. Plan your trip today.

8. Gunning For Love


For a action packed date, take your special someone to the Stockyards Gunfighter. Team up to take on the Wild West and face virtual outlaws in a quick draw shootout or aim at stationary targets. Find more information on their site or call 682-841-0266 for reservations.

9. Saddle Up With Your Partner

horseback riding

Take a relaxing ride down the historic Chisholm Trail and along the Trinity River towards the beautiful Fort Worth skyline. Brownie points if you give your Valentine a new pair of boots from Sassy Pantz before your special trail ride. For hours and pricing click here.

10. Go Back In Time Together at the Stockyards Hotel


Stay the night at a legendary hotel full of Western history. Located in the heart of the Fort Worth Stockyards, there’s plenty of attractions and restaurants to enjoy nearby. Book your stay today.

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We take pride in the Fort Worth Stockyards for all the unique and special qualities they bring to the city of Fort Worth. We’re honored to be a part of the protection and preservation of the Stockyards and want everyone to enjoy the “center of the universe” for years to come.  Happy Valentine’s Day Y’all!