Fort Worth's Best Events - What you can do in July

July 14, 2022

As July heats up, there are a lot of fun events to enjoy around Fort Worth. From floating in the Trinity River to live music and foodie fun, there seems to be a Fort Worth event for almost everyone. These are the best things to do in Fort Worth this July:

Stockyards Happenings

The National Day of the American Cowboy means special events at The Fort Worth Stockyards on Saturday, July 23. Celebrating the history and heritage of the...


How 3 brides are dealing with ‘sticker shock’ as inflation causes wedding costs to soar

July 5, 2022

Three couples won the opportunity to have a wedding at Second Rodeo Brewing free of charge in June. Fifteen couples applied for the opportunity to have a wedding without the stress and financial strain that often comes with it. The brewery plans to do the event again next year. Couples from left to right: Michelle Barrios and Alex Garcia; Adrian Atilano and Adriana Becerra; Eric Henry and Gabi Lowry. (Courtesy of Second Rodeo...

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Fort Worth’s Best Breweries — 12 Top Spots For Beers, Food, and Ambiance

June 30, 2022

From Staples to Brand New Companies, These Beer Havens Are Must-Visits in Cowtown

Second Rodeo Brewing hosts three sets of live music every day.

As Fort Worth has grown, Cowtown has quickly upped the number of great breweries in the city. Whether you’re gathering with friends or going on a first date, these Fort Worth hangouts are great to relax and try new beers. A lot of them also offer their own food menu, host food trucks...


Where to Vacation in Texas Now

June 16, 2022

Sometimes the best vacations aren’t about exotic destinations. They are about transporting yourself to a fictional reality a short drive away.

Some feared the $200 million redevelopment of the century-old barns that once housed the nation’s largest horse and mule market might rob the Fort Worth Stockyards of its historical charm. I am here to report that the district remains a red-bricked garden of Western delights; let’s just say the...


After Dark Second Rodeo Brewery

June 16, 2022

Erin Wilde wasted no time getting her grove on After Dark making friends and listening to LIVE music available 7 days a week in a segment you don't want to miss. Watch the video here.


Four Couples will Say ‘I do’ at Second Rodeo Brewing

June 9, 2022

Second Rodeo Brewing Co. in the Stockyards has a “shotgun wedding,” where four brides and grooms can ditch the anxiety or unplanned circumstances for their big day.

The couples simply want to skip the painful planning and expense of tying the knot as the traditionalists do it. As far as the brewery is concerned, officials there say the marriages fit their custom of turning a nose to convention.

Oh, and there will be beer as it...


Your Fort Worth Stockyards Travel Guide

May 25, 2022

The Fort Worth Stockyards, the true Cowboy Capital of the World. People come from all over the world to get a taste of the “real west”. There’s nowhere else quite like it and that’s coming from a gal that lives and breathes Arizona. Listen, I love Arizona as much as the next native, and I thought our towns were pretty “western”, but nothing comes close to the Fort Worth Stockyards. And just when you thought you may have seen and experienced...


A Guide to Fort Worth During the PBR World Finals

May 10, 2022

Bull riding’s most prestigious event, the PBR World Finals, has finally—and rightfully—made the move to Cowtown. Here’s how to make the most of the show and the host city.

Historically hosted in Las Vegas, the PBR World Finals tried on AT&T Stadium for size in 2020. But after a final round in Vegas in 2021, it has decided that the Dickies Arena in Fort...

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Fort Worth’s Stockyards Is So Much More Than Cowboys and Cattle

May 4, 2022

While the honky-tonks and rodeos remain, the neighborhood is brimming with new life.

Over the past two or three decades, as Fort Worth has grown into the nation’s twelfth-largest city, its art museums have debuted snazzy buildings, downtown and the Near Southside have been transformed by development, and...

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Time to raise a glass to the 10 best bars in Fort Worth for 2022

April 18, 2022

Second Rodeo Brewing

Massive brewery and live music space in the Fort Worth Stockyards' Mule Alley complex has more than 14,000 square feet, including a patio covered by a retractable roof, multiple bars, truck bed booth seating, Adirondack chairs, and an homage to Folsom Prison with cafeteria tables. Guests can hear live Outlaw and Texas country while...

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What’s going on at the Fort Worth Stockyards during Easter weekend?

April 14, 2022

DALLAS (KDAF) — It’s a great time to head over to Fort Worth and check out what’s going on at the Stockyards!

There are multiple events going on across Easter weekend (April 14-17). Thursday you can check out Kirk Holloway, Matt Tedder and Justin Tipton starting at noon at Second Rodeo Brewing along with Brad Hines at Love Shack and Rickey Russell and Michael Barretto at White Elephant Saloon.


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Cheers for Beer! 7 Breweries and Taprooms to Celebrate National Beer Day

April 7, 2022

Second Rodeo Brewing Co.

Head down to the Stockyards' recent re-development and visit Second Rodeo Brewing Co. You can buy a single or pitcher.

Try the Second Rodeo Barrel Queen Blonde.

122 E. Exchange Ave. Ste. 340



Discover DFW: Second Rodeo Brewing

February 11, 2022

FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) — Every weekend you can find rodeo action right off the bricks of Exchange Avenue in the Fort Worth Stockyards. And just across the street, another element of the cowboy culture can be heard loud and clear.

Live Texas country music can be heard at Second Rodeo Brewing three times a day, seven days a week, and the concerts are always free.



The Incredible Revival of Fort Worth, Texas

February 12, 2022

Fort Worth is no stranger to kicking up some dust, but it refuses to fade into it. After decades of watching historic buildings sit empty and in a sad state of disrepair, the city began a long road to restoration (that got a lot smoother recently thanks to extra funding) to help bring new restaurants, shops, and a swanky hotel to a previously neglected area dubbed Mule Alley.

Built into the Stockyards' refurbished horse and mule barns,...


D Magazine - The New Mule Alley Will Change How You Feel about Fort Worth

February 9, 2022

Fans of Truck Yard will love Jason Boso’s newest concept, Second Rodeo Brewing. Stop in for a drink crafted by brewmaster Dennis Wehrmann (of Franconia Brewing Company fame) or a bite to eat, then pick a spot on the upper balcony or the covered “bar garden” to listen to some live music. Zoning in on the heritage of “outlaw country,” Boso books local talent as well as touring musicians from Austin, Oklahoma, or Louisiana. As you ascend the...

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Southern Living Magazine - Fort Worth's Second Rodeo

February 1, 2022


Fort Worth is no stranger to kicking up some dust, but it refuses to fade into it. After decades of watching historic buildings sit empty and in a sad state of disrepair, the city began a long road to restoration (that got a lot smoother recently thanks to extra funding) to help bring new restaurants, shops, and a swanky hotel to a previ­ously neglected area dubbed Mule Alley.

Rodeo Brewing, where the...

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Photos of Mule Alley, one of Fort Worth's hottest new destinations in Stockyards

January 26, 2022

Mule Alley, located on the south side of East Exchange Avenue, opened in June 2020. The new entertainment district, featuring boutique shops, restaurants and the iconic Hotel Drover, has revitalized the historic Fort Worth Stockyards.

A crowd gathers to enter Second Rodeo Brewery located on Mule Alley in the Stockyards on Friday, December 10, 2021. The establishment is one of many attracting visitors to Mule Alley. Amanda McCoy...

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‘Beer’ in review: 20 D-FW breweries that made news in 2021

December 30, 2021

The beginning of 2021 seems as though it was only yesterday, yet simultaneously, a decade ago. With the benefit of year-end-powered hindsight, it’s clear that Dallas-Fort Worth brewers were up to the many challenges placed before them. The number of openings dwarfed the number of brewery closings. An impressive number of operations expanded into larger facilities, with some even adding second locations.

One of the region’s top industry...

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Food, Tunes And Vibes

December 1, 2021

Good Times Are Waiting For You At Second Rodeo Brewing.

If you’re tired of leftovers, need a break from the Christmas music or want to try something out of the box, it’s time to scoot on over to Second Rodeo Brewing in Fort Worth.

Spearheaded by Brain Storm Shelter owner Jason Boso, who is responsible for concepts like Twisted Root Burger Co. and Truck Yard, Second...

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Make All Your Western Dreams Come True With A Trip To Fort Worth

November 11, 2021

If you’re looking for more food options, try Second Rodeo Brewing in Mule Alley. There you’ll find a unique dining experience including truck style booth seating! Seriously, it’s an experience! SOURCE

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Fort Worth Magazine

November 2, 2021

Mule Alley’s new Second Rodeo is primarily a brewery and beer garden, but it also hosts Texas country musicians (and they “ain’t got none of that Nashville pop”). source

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BEER First Look: Second Rodeo Brewing in Fort Worth, an Ode to Outlaw Music (with Catchy Bathroom Art)

October 25, 2021

No matter the time of day, you’ll find live music accompanied by wings and cold drinks in a visually captivating setting. Brain Storm Shelter, the group behind Twisted Root Burger Co., Truck Yard and Beard Science Sour House have opened their latest concept, Second Rodeo Brewery.

Second Rodeo made its debut this September in the Mule Alley section of the Fort Worth Stockyards. Inspired by outlaw country music renegades and the outlaw...

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Giddyup to Second Rodeo

October 20, 2021

By now we are familiar with voice actors from mattress store commercials who boisterously inform us viewers that the huge sale is Monday, MONday, MONDAY! You probably just mimicked some variation of that in your head as you read that, but that’s exactly the hype that the Stockyards’ latest destination demands.

The trope “there’s something for everyone” can easily be said about Second Rodeo Brewing, which sits between another Mule Alley...


Hot List: 19 restaurants you need to know in Dallas-Fort Worth in October 2021

October 1, 2021

Second Rodeo Brewing looks like a great spot to have a beer, right?

Second Rodeo Brewing in Fort Worth sells beer “without the pretentious craft attitude,” and we all know what they mean. The giant indoor-outdoor space comes from Jason Boso, owner of the Truck Yard — another...


Stocktoberfest Promises Three Days of Beer-Themed Fun

September 30, 2021

The timing couldn’t have worked out better. In the weeks leading up to Stocktoberfest — this weekend’s three-day fest at Mule Alley which will feature brewery tours, gift giveaways, and other fun activities — Dennis Wehrmann finished preparing the brewery portion of Second Rodeo Brewing.

The expansive new venture is owned by restaurateur Jason Boso, who is probably best known for creating the craft burger chain Twisted Root, which he...


Mule Alley Welcomes New Tenants Including Flea Style

September 30, 2021

Dallasite Brittany Cobb is bringing her popular Flea Style store to Mule Alley in Fort Worth. The store features rare finds that Cobb has sourced across the globe, including clothing, jewelry, home decor, hats, and unique western wear.

Opening Oct. 1, the 3,400-square-foot space will also house Flea Style’s biggest hat bar to date, slinging its private-label Stetson collection as well as colorful vegan options and a huge assortment of...

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Hittin’ the Fort at Second Rodeo Brewing

September 22, 2021

Restaurateur/chef Jason Boso recently opened Second Rodeo (122 E Exchange Av, 817-240-4959) in Mule Alley in the Stockyards. The spacious restaurant and brewery boasts a retractable roof that tops a spacious “Bar Garden.” We chatted with Boso about the food and live music that will feature Western Swing, Outlaw Country, and Texas blues. Brew Boss Dennis Wehrmann gave us a preview of the beer offerings. You can watch all of our past episodes...

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Where to drink in Fort Worth right now: 5 best new bars for September

September 16, 2021

A fresh new round of bars has poured into Fort Worth and surrounding areas, from Parker County to Trophy Club and hot spots in between. Bigger seems to be better with this bunch, as most of these new establishments feature multiple seating and lounge areas along with massive patios and, in some cases, live music. Most are also open daily, and early at that. As the summer solstice comes to an end, a new season of sunset sipping is about to...


Gambling resort's expansion hits the jackpot in this week's 5 hottest Fort Worth headlines

September 11, 2021

Editor's note: A lot happened this week, so here's your chance to get caught up. Read on for the week's most popular headlines.

1. Choctaw resort debuts new hotel and casino 2 hours' drive from Fort Worth. An entertainment destination for many North Texans has opened a much anticipated major...

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Creators of Twisted Root and Truck Yard debuts new Fort Worth country music & beer hall

September 10, 2021

The creators of Twister Root Burger Co. and the Truck Yard are taking another run at outdoor fun. Restaurateur Jason Boso and his team at Brain Storm Shelter will debut their newest venture, Second Rodeo Brewing, on Thursday, Sept. 1, at the Ft. Worth Stockyards.

The brewery and outdoor biergarten will offer both beer and food (cheese steaks, wings, burgers) plus Outlaw Country music in a...


Second Rodeo Brewing Opens in Fort Worth

September 8, 2021

The folks behind Truck Yard will open a brewpub at the Fort Worth Stockyards on September 16. It will be the latest drinkery to call the ever-growing Mule Alley food and drink destination home. The aptly named brewery will occupy a large swath of real estate: 14,000 square feet of event space and the Bar Garden, which is an enclosed patio with a retractable roof, an entertainment stage, a small dance floor, and seating throughout. Obviously...

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The creators of Truck Yard to open Second Rodeo Brewing Sept. 16 in Fort Worth’s Stockyards

September 9, 2021

The indoor/outdoor destination will feature beer, food and live country music daily.

This is not the first rodeo for those behind Fort Worth’s new 14,000-square-foot brewery.

Second Rodeo Brewing, a self-titled “come-as-you-are” brewery, opens Sept. 16 at the Stockyards and will feature daily live country music, food, and home-brewed beer — without the “pretentious craft attitude,” as...


Beer and Live Music Wonderland is Opening in Fort Worth’s Mule Alley — Your Sneak Peek at Second Rodeo

September 8, 2021

Jason Boso Makes Sure His New Place is Worth the Wait?

The long-awaited Second Rodeo Brewing is getting saddled up, and will be ready to ride when it opens to the public next Thursday, September 16. The 14,000 square foot multi-purpose bar wonderland will instantly become one of the largest tenants in Fort Worth Stockyards’ Mule Alley, which is located at 122 E. Exchange Street.

PaperCity Fort Worth gives you a sneak peek...

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Mule Alley’s Second Rodeo Brewing opening with music, beer and grub

September 7, 2021

Not much says the Stockyards like Texas music, beer and grub.

And that’s the focus of Second Rodeo Brewing, which officially opens on Thursday, September 16 at 122 E Exchange Ave.

The indoor/outdoor destination, brought to Fort Worth by the Truck Yard folks, presents a cool and carefree attitude where, according to the news release, “even...


Second Rodeo Brewing beer garden opens in Fort Worth's Stockyards

September 7, 2021

A new brewery and live music venue is coming to Fort Worth's Stockyards.

Called Second Rodeo Brewing, it's an indoor/outdoor destination from the team behind the Truck Yard beer garden chain and according to a release, will open at Mule Alley at 122 E. Exchange Ave. on Thursday, September 16.

The release describes Second Rodeo as a stomping ground...

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Second Rodeo Brewing Announces Opening Date

September 7, 2021

Mule Alley is welcoming yet another tenant among its mix of places to eat, drink, and hang.

The highly anticipated brewery and music venue, Second Rodeo Brewing, has announced its opening date — Sept. 16. Located at 122 E. Exchange Ave., the 14,000-square-foot venue will feature indoor and outdoor space to enjoy live country music and a rotation of beers brewed in-house, with Brew Boss Dennis Wehrmann at the helm.

Along with...