FORT WORTH, Texas — Camp Bowie District, Inc. (CBDI) announced the return of its seasonal initiative, Holidays on the Boulevard. The campaign is designed to increase traffic and sales for the historic boulevard and provide unique experiences for Fort Worth locals. The initiative begins with Shop Small Saturday, November 25, and continues with weekly events through Saturday, December 16.
Shop Small Saturday
November 25, 2023, 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Holidays on the Boulevard kicks off with Shop Small Saturday. The nationwide movement is centered around promoting the local business community. All day, participating Camp Bowie businesses and restaurants will host in-store promotions, sales, and events for consumers shopping on the Boulevard.
Story Time with Mrs. Claus
December 2, 2023, 10:00 a.m. – Noon
Roy Pope Grocery
2300 Merrick St, Fort Worth, TX 76107
CBDI will host a cozy café book reading with Mrs. Claus at Roy Pope Grocery. Enjoy the relaxing ambiance and order a treat from a specially curated menu while you listen to Mrs. Claus read some of her favorite stories.
Santa in the Garden
December 9, 2023, 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
6700 Z Boaz Pl, Fort Worth, TX 76116
Santa Claus has made it to Camp Bowie and is ready to meet the little ones! Visit Archie’s Gardenland where you can take photos with Santa himself in the picturesque greenhouse and shop for Christmas gifts at an artisan market in the garden.
Holiday Character Breakfast
December 16, 2022, 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Texas Girls’ Choir
4449 Camp Bowie Blvd, Fort Worth, TX 76107
Santa and Mrs. Claus are making one more stop on the Boulevard, and they’re inviting you to enjoy breakfast with the Texas Girls’ Choir. Enjoy a self-service pancake bar provided by Kincaid’s Hamburgers, mingle with Mrs. Claus, Rudolph, and Frosty the Snowman, take photos with Santa, and sing along with carols from the Texas Girls’ Choir.
The Camp Bowie Catalog
CBDI is relaunching its catalog of curated items from the Boulevard’s boutiques and shops featuring Fort Worth items only found in The District. The Catalog is designed for the “hard-to-buy-for” person or Fort Worth enthusiast. Catalogs will be revealed Saturday, November 25 both in participating shops and online at CampBowieDistrict.com.
“We are back for year two of our holiday events and will continue to raise the visibility of The District through these efforts.,” said Lydia Guajardo Rickard, executive director. “Our theme continues to be ‘Shop Local, Love Local’ when it comes to these efforts.”
“On behalf of the more than 400 businesses and 300+ properties that we represent, we invite shoppers and dinners to The District to celebrate the season” she added.
For more information on the events, visit Camp Bowie District’s website.
About Camp Bowie District, Inc.
Mission – To maintain and enhance the historic corridor known as Camp Bowie District to affect
economic success for its merchants and businesses, which will result in a thriving and sustainable
Camp Bowie District Inc. is dedicated the preservation of the century old commercial corridor. As the
connector from the west to the central business district, Camp Bowie Boulevard is home to more than
400 small to mid-sized businesses, with most of them locally owned. The eastern zone of the corridor is
paved with red Thurber bricks while the western zone, known as Ridglea is recognized for its
Mediterranean pink architecture. Some of Fort Worth’s oldest businesses have or currently call the
Boulevard home. The organization seeks to protect the integrity and historical value of Camp Bowie