Tubing + Bands + Brews
Have #FunOnThursdays with live music, food & drinks and more at the Panther Island Pavilion beach. Enjoy 15 bands over 5 weeks – top Texas Country acts and a little rock & soul. A fireworks show will end each night with a BANG! Tube up to the Coors Light waterfront stage or chill on the shore with a brew and enjoy live music in the coolest seat in town.
Panther Island Pavilion
The Fort Worth music venue is located at:
395 Purcey Street
Fort Worth, TX 76102
Parking is $10 and is located in the grassy lot by the festival.
Prepay by texting Panther to 25023 (day of!)
Gates Open at 5:00 PM
Evening wraps with a Fireworks show at 9:25 PM
Series VIP Pass
Make it a summer to remember
With this VIP package - impress your clients and employees with this alternative to boring corporate events. Heck split the cost with your family and friends! This deal gives four peeps VIP access to the entire five-week tubing and music festival for about $24 per person. But wait, there’s more - we’ve also gotcha covered for food, brews and tubes.
- 2 VIP Parking Passes
- 4 Weekly Wristbands providing access to Shaded VIP Area for all Concerts
- Ice-Cold Sodas and Water
- Beverages from Coors Light and Miller Lite
- Food Service from 6-8:30PM
- Shaded Seating
- 4 Tubes each Week
- Rockin’ the River VIP Gift
A limited number of VIP passes
are available and sell out quickly.
When does it start? Where is it located? Where is the beer? Can I bring my pet armadillo, Rufus? Calm down, all the answers, rules and how-to's are here.
Searching for things to do in Fort Worth just got easier this summer. We offer a free weekly concert series with a cool twist - an outdoor live music venue and waterfront stage right on the Trinity River with the gorgeous backdrop of downtown Fort Worth. Enjoy the show from a tube or the shore for a uniquely-Fort Worth music experience!
The Fort Worth music venue is located at 395 Purcey Street, Fort Worth, TX 76102. Parking is $10 and located in the grassy lot by the festival. Click here for directions.
No! Rockin’ the River is a free admission event, so a ticket is not needed. Parking is $10.
This event includes loud music and alcohol. Please use discretion in bringing young children. Children less than 30” tall will not be allowed in the water. All children 12 years old and under must wear a life jacket while in the water. Life jackets will be available on site, free of charge (generously provided by Tarrant Regional Water District and Cabela's).
Bands will perform rain or shine. In the event of river conditions that prevent tubing, attendees will be instructed to shelter in their cars until conditions are safe.
NO! Six-pack coolers are generously provided by North Texas Marine, but must be returned at the end of the night. Outside coolers, beverages, and food are NOT ALLOWED on-site. Anyone who breaks this rule or is caught sneaking this stuff in, will be asked to leave the event.
- Credit/Debit Card only
- Free Admission
- $10 Parking – Prepay by texting Panther to 25023 (day of)
Other cashless payment options available on-site including Apple Pay, Samsung and Google Pay
- Tube Rentals: $6
- Soda $2
- Beer and Seltzer options $5
- Food (prices vary)
Yes! Locker rentals are $5/each and available from 5PM – 10PM. No outside locks allowed.
YES, but they must be on a leash at ALL TIMES! And please, please, please - scoop your critter’s poop. No one wants to step in your dog’s business. Also consider the noise level when bringing your furry friend, loud noise may scare your dog and cause them to run away.
OK TO BRING
- I.D. (for tube rentals or to drink alcohol)
- Your own tube or raft
- Credit/Debit Card only
- River shoes
- Beach towels
- Lawn chairs & blankets
- Pets on leashes
- No cash
- No outside coolers
- No outside beverages
- No outside food
- No glass
- No Styrofoam
- No noisemakers (speakers, air horns etc.)
- No motorized watercraft
- No drones
2021 Photo Gallery
Rockin’ the River benefits Trinity River recreation and programming on Panther Island brought to you by the Tarrant Regional Water District.