Kids love arts and crafts, and MAIN ST. offers plenty of hands-on, arts and crafts activities in our own, outdoor art studio, featuring areas to work and make…as well as create!

Main St. Creates! Maker Zone

Main ST. Creates! Maker Zone is open Thursday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to just after dusk, and until close on Sunday. “MAIN ST. Creates!” is easy to find – just head to the north end of Main between Weatherford Street and 1st Street, near the Tarrant County Courthouse. Look for the colorful overhead arch leading the way!

PLEASE NOTE: while some activities are free, others require coupons, available at all of our coupon booths. Cash is not accepted.

The following list of activities are available at this year’s festival.


Glitter Tattoos   7/10

Add some glitter and gold with these simple and temporary tattoos.


Lego Creates! Zone   FREE

New for 2019, come enjoy quality time creating fun sculptures in our Lego work space, featuring giant Duplos and your favorite Lego building blocks.


Mad Mattr Experience!  7

Step into a world of Mad Mattr and Plus Blocks! For 7 coupons, your child can experience a world of wonder with these fabulous creative materials. Cost of the experience includes a new set of either Mad Mattr or Plus Blocks. Presented by The Houston Street Toy Company.


Face painting    7-15+

Create a selfie moment with Face Paint! Artists from throughout the Metroplex create magic on faces. Price will depend on complexity.


Ceramic Tile Painting   FREE

Color and tile come together in a creative way. Provided by Home Depot


Feed the Butterflies!  2

Children and parents alike can enter our special Butterfly Encounter Habitat to walk in a world of color and wonder and feed the Monarchs. This exhibit draws attention to the fragile biosphere we live in.


Create a Special Get-Well Card   FREE

Cook Children’s sets the stage for the creation of special Get-Well cards for their incredible patients! Artists of all ages can create a special note to give to the brave kids who are receiving treatment at Cook Children’s Hospital. Presented by Cook Children’s.


Caricatures   12/22

Skilled artists create colorful or black and white caricatures while you wait!


Sand Art   7/10

Design your own kaleidoscopic sculpture with brilliant, colorful sand


Happy City Maker Space   FREE!

Happy City is a design activity exploring circuits, conductivity, movement and community. Kids add things to a city model to make it a happier place, using LEDs and batteries and recyclable activities to make their creations do something. Presented by the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History.


Henna    7-25+

Skillfully designed and hand-drawn Henna temporary tattoos


MBraids    5-20

Beautiful and fun hair! Braided up-do’s for adults and children of all ages, including yarn braids, feather extensions and hair spray paint.

Pint Sized Pollocks!    30-40

Create a wearable work of art!

Inspired by American artist Jackson Pollock. Pint-Sized Pollocks allow you to create your own colorful splatter painted masterpiece – “Now your child really can paint that”

Each guest gets a t-shirt and canvas to keep

$30 small canvas with t-shirt
$40 large canvas with t-shirt