Where is Wild Acre Live located?
We’re at 1734 E El Paso St, Fort Worth, TX 76102.
Can I book a private party or special event there?
Of course! Fill out the form on our rentals page to get the conversation started.
Can I bring a cooler/outside food and drinks to a show?
Sorry - no outside food or drink allowed.
What is and isn’t allowed inside of the venue?
Please see our More Info section on this page for a full list of items that are allowed and not allowed inside the venue.
What about cameras and photography?
This is decided by the artist and not Wild Acre Live. If a show asks for no photo/video we ask that you please respect their wishes. No cameras with detachable lenses are allowed inside the venue without the proper press/media credentials. If you are seeking to take pictures or video on behalf of a media outlet, please visit our press section.
What are my ticket options for a given show?
General Admission (GA) and VIP options are on sale on our Ticketing page. If you have any issues or questions during the purchase process, please fill out our contact form - All sales are final. No refunds or exchanges. Children 10 and under are allowed to attend for free.
Can I bring my kids?
For sure -- Children 10 and under are admitted for free. That said, some shows might not be suitable for little ones and we encourage parents and guardians to research the acts you’re going to see first. Ear protection is strongly recommended. We use a PA system capable of very high volumes and artists often dictate their own levels. If you have any other questions about how to best experience your show with children, please complete the contact form on our website.
Do you serve food and drinks at the venue?
Definitely! We believe good food and drinks are a must-have and we’ll have you covered from any number of bars and tents on the lawn. Cocktails come from our award-winning partner at Silver Star® Spirits, and craft beer from our very own Wild Acre Brewing Company. Our food comes straight from the kitchens of the Wild Acre restaurant.
What is the parking situation?
We encourage ride sharing and we have a drop-off circle that will let you out right inside the entrance. If you would like to park nearby and catch a ride from there, we recommend one of the following options:
Convention Center Garage/Houston Street Garage
1200 Houston Street
Parking Company of America
1105 Calhoun Street
You can find a number of other available lots at fortworthparking.com. To park onsite, you must purchase a parking pass in advance to gain access to our paid lot. Parking spots are available first come first served via the DeFy event ticketing page.
What are my options for public transportation?
From Dallas, Irving, Centre Port, or Richland Hills: You can take the TRE (Mon-Sat) to Fort Worth Central Station. From there it’s a 5 minute car ride or a 20-30 minute walk.
From Northeast Tarrant County: You can take the TexRail to Fort Worth Central Station. From there it’s a 5 minute car ride or a 20-30 minute walk.
Who do I contact for media inquiries?
Please complete the contact form on our website.
Who do I contact if I want to be a sponsor?
We would love to speak with you! Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
How can I book a show for my band?
Due to the high volume of requests, we are unable to accept unsolicited submissions for Fortress Presents produced shows, however, if you wish to rent the venue for your band, concert, festival, or event please fill out our rental form.
Can I be a vendor for a future show?
If you are interested in being a vendor, please complete the contact form on our website.
Who do I contact if I have questions about ADA access?
Please complete the contact form on our website.
Can I bring my own lawn chair?
Our bring your own chair policy varies from show to show. Here is the policy for upcoming shows:
Gucci Mane: not allowed
Lupe Fiasco: not allowed
George Clinton: will be allowed
UB40: will be allowed
For George Clinton and UB40, we will allow camp-style chairs and music festival-style chairs (to be set up on a dedicated chair area on the lawn).
For George Clinton and UB40 we will not allow:
-Chairs that are taller than a few feet off the ground
-Chairs that are big enough to be considered lawn furniture
Where's My Ticket?
If you purchased through DeFy Tickets, make sure you download the DeFy Tickets app for the smoothest entry experience. When you sign in using the phone number you used for ticket purchase, your ticket will populate in the app.
Here are some things you might want to bring:
Liquid sunscreen, in non-aerosol container of 3oz or less
Bug spray in non-aerosol containers of 3oz or less
Small backpacks, bags, and purses (no larger than 12" by 6" by 12")
Sunglasses and hats
One (1) CLEAR and EMPTY water container up to 2 liters in size
Baby strollers (if you have small children)
The following items are prohibited:
Tents, umbrellas, flags
Weapons including items that can be used as a weapon
Drugs or drug paraphernalia
Large bags, purses, or backpacks (larger than 12" by 6" by 12").
Marker pens and spray paint
Air horns and megaphones
Items intended for sale/promotion (including flyers, stickers and posters)
Water guns, water balloons
Glass in any form
Outside food or beverages
Skateboards, rollerblades, hoverboards, scooters, bicycles
Bicycles inside festival grounds (bike racks will be available near the entrance)
Fireworks, sparklers, firecrackers, and/or incendiary devices of any kind
Coolers of any kind, including hardsided and softsided coolers
Pets (service animals with current rabies vaccination excepted)
Video equipment of any kind
Professional photo equipment (SLR/DSLR cameras, detachable/removable lens cameras)
Audio recording equipment
Portable audio equipment of any kind
Professional radios or walkietalkies
Lawn chairs are on a show-by-show basis - see FAQ above
Any item that can be used to disturb the peace and/or inflict damage to people and goods