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    Return to the West at River Ranch Stockyards

     
    POSTED September 5, 2019
     

    Every gathering at the ranch is steeped in the history and legends of Cowtown.

Sponsored by River Ranch Stockyards

When River Ranch Stockyards says let’s get western, they are walkin’ the walk and talkin’ the talk. Just a day at The Ranch in the Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District will show you why Cowtown is Now-town.



Be Our Guest - Let Us Count The Ways

Whether you’re entertaining 30 people or 3,000, River Ranch Stockyards has the perfect cowboy corner for you. The combination of indoor and outdoor space provides endless options, and the experienced ranch hands will ensure that your event is unforgettable. Each of the three unique rooms and large lawn area can be reserved individually or combined and all rooms are equipped with individual entrances, private restrooms, bars and plenty of character.

Become a Ranch Hand, Or Maybe Just Scoot Your Boots Like One

Amuse your group with real bulls or steel bulls, chicken bingo or boot toss - just to name a few. At River Ranch, clients can capture the authentic western experience with Texas-style additions such as armadillo racing, trick roping, longhorn photos, saloon girls, cowboy musicians and more. The venue can also bring in special activities like rock walls, carnival games, petting zoos or dunking booths to really elevate a company picnic or group retreat.

Keeping It Real, Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District Experience

Nearly 4 million people a year visit the Stockyards, how about you? Established in 1991 by Fort Worth natives Steve and Phillip Murrin, River Ranch Stockyards is reminiscent of the rustic retreat that greeted 1880’s cattle drovers as the last stop before moving herds north along the Chisholm Trail. Now, it offers the one-and-only ranch setting in the heart of Fort Worth.

Rustic Ranch, Gourmet Kitchen

The venue might be ranchy, but don’t worry – it’s also fancy. River Ranch Stockyard’s experienced culinary staff offers menus loaded with Texas favorites as well as custom menus for events with a specific flair. Authentic outdoor chuck wagon dinners, Texas BBQ, traditional Tex-Mex, USDA Choice Prime Rib and fresh fish are just a few of the favored offerings. And they didn’t forget about the alcohol. The venue has hosted everything from a champagne toast, to premium bars to signature cocktails.

Sponsored by River Ranch Stockyards

River Ranch Stockyards returns guests to where the west began in the spirit of cowboys and cattle drives. Steeped in history as once part of the famous Armour and Swift companies, River Ranch Stockyards has been transformed to host stylish western events in the heart of the world-renowned Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District. From meetings as intimate as 30 people, to weddings full of rustic flavor, to parties for 1,000 or more – we can help you kick off your corporate or custom event Ranch Style

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