live nativity at benton house

Festivus decorating winners announced

Fairmount’s annual Festivus was held Dec. 12. This was the third year for this fun event which included a bus tour of holiday decorated bungalows, refreshments, live music, carolers, Santa, cookie decorating and more! Many neighbors in the Fairmount neighborhood offered up unique displays just for the night of the

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Second opportunity to purchase Festivus t-shirts available

Fairmount’s Festivus has come and gone for another year. Many came out to tour the beautifully decorated, and sometimes surprisingly interesting, historic houses in the Fairmount historic district. From a live nativity to singing trees, neighbors went all out to make this year’s event a success. Our Festivus t-shirts were

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FESTIVUS is coming Dec. 12, buy tickets online TODAY

FESTIVUS, Fairmount’s annual tour of holiday lights, is just around the corner! Join us at Kent & Co. The Space, 1309 S. Adams, on Monday, Dec. 12 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. for Fairmount’s annual Festivus! There will be refreshments, hot chocolate, activities and a holiday bus tour through Fairmount to view

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Eat, Drink & Be Merry

Annual Fairmount Christmas party to be held Dec. 10

It’s that time of year again! The holidays are HERE and festivities abound. The annual Fairmount Christmas Party will be held at Southside Preservation Hall, 1519 Lipscomb St., this year. Join us on Saturday, Dec. 10 from 7-10 p.m. for food and holiday FUN! This is a members only party

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Santa in Fairmount Park

Santa to visit Fairmount Dec. 10

Ho!, Ho!,Ho! Who has been good this year? Get your wish lists ready, Santa will visit Fairmount Park (1501 5th Ave.) on Saturday, Dec. 10 from 9:30-11:30 a.m. Bring your camera and take photos with Santa! There will be pancakes for breakfast, crafts for the kids and, of course, SANTA!

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Festivus 2015

Festivus is coming to Fairmount Dec. 12

Ticket and t-shirt sales are now available online for Fairmount’s annual Festivus event on Dec. 12. The festivities will begin at Kent & Co.’s The Space at 1309 S. Adams and will include visits with Santa, a holiday light tour of the neighborhood and a trip to Santa’s Village complete

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Halloween Contest 2016

Fairmount Halloween decorating contest underway

The Fairmount National Historic District always goes all out for Halloween. This year we have selected 13 houses to display in our Facebook album taking into consideration the complexity of design as well as the theme. We will also select our neighborhood Yard of the Month from the houses pictured.

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Texas Historical Marker

How to apply for a Texas historical marker

The Texas marker program is one of the most visible programs of the Texas Historical Commission (THC). Markers commemorate many topics in Texas history including the architecture of houses, commercial and public buildings, religious congregations, military sites and individuals who have made lasting contributions to the state, community organizations and

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Fairmount houses sought for 2017 tour of historic homes

It’s that time again! Home tour houses are being sought for the 2017 Fairmount Tour of Historic Homes. Fairmount’s home tour is held annually, every Mother’s Day weekend and is the largest fund raiser for the neighborhood.

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2233 College Avenue

Fairmount shines during Historic Fort Worth’s preservation awards

Each year Historic Fort Worth, Inc. recognizes outstanding preservation projects in Fort Worth through their annual awards program. During the spring, nominations are requested from the public for projects and people worth of consideration for the award. Four categories of awards recognize excellent preservation projects, rehabilitation of residential properties, great stewards

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