ConventionSouth

JUN 2015

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J U N E 2 0 1 5 ⎜ ConventionSouth ⎜ w w w . c o n v e n t i o n s o u t h . c o m 47 D A L L A S / F O R T W O R T H concerts and movies; stunning water features; four 32-foot-tall Teflon umbrellas, restaurants and shopping. Stockyards National Historic District is filled with sites from the Old West; great Texas-themed shopping and cuisine; a year- 'round rodeo; authentic Western saloons; Billy Bob's Texas, the world's largest honky-tonk; the Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame; and the world's only twice-daily cattle drive. Beauti- fully preserved historic structures include the Livestock Exchange Building and Cowtown Coliseum, and Stockyards Station offers more than 25 shops and art galleries. The Fort Worth Cultural District features five internationally recognized museums in a beautiful park-like setting, including the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth; the Amon Carter Museum of American Art; the National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame; the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History; and the Kimbell Art Museum, which recently un- derwent a $135 million expansion designed by famed architect Renzo Piano. The West 7 th District, a trendy new urban development, links downtown, the Will Rogers Memorial Center and the Cultural District, of- fering pedestrian-friendly urban elements with high-concept eateries, exclusive boutique shops and a cutting-edge, vibrant nightlife. Near Southside/Magnolia offers historic architecture, enchanting restaurants, music venues and art galleries in an off-the-beaten- path neighborhood just south of downtown. Visitors may dine on local farm-to-table cui- sine, tour a working brewery or whiskey distill- ery, shop for distinctive art or catch a show by the region's best emerging artists. DINING AND ENTERTAINMENT Fort Worth dining options include Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steak House, featuring USDA prime beef, flown-in-daily seafood and an extensive collection of fine wines. Cantina Laredo serves Mexico City-style cuisine in a sophisticated atmosphere. Reata Fort Worth, National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum 3WHATEVER THE AGENDA WE MAKE SURE IT'S THE PERFECT FIT FOR YOU.4 Walk the walk with our full-service, multi-purpose convention center, endless hotel options, and outstanding and diverse restaurant choices. 1-800-81-plano • visitplano.com People Connect Here. facebook.com/visitplano

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