Parade of Lights attendees can ride the bus or train
To make it easy for everyone to get to the Parade of Lights, the Fort Worth Transportation Authority (FWTA) will offer expanded bus service on Route 7, beginning at 3:15 p.m., between Farrington Field and FWTA’s Intermodal Transportation Center (ITC). The parade begins at 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 19, in downtown Fort Worth.
For parade attendees parking at Farrington Field, FWTA will pick up every 15 minutes from the Route 7 bus stop on West Lancaster and University with service between Farrington Field and ITC. The last Route 7 bus going back to Farrington Field will depart from the ITC at 10 p.m. There is no charge to park at Farrington Field.
Bus Routes 2, 4, 6, 10 and The Spur* will operate normal service schedules with one added trip from the ITC at 8:15 p.m.
Other bus routes to travel to and from downtown include Routes 1, 11, 12, 14, 15 and 46. These routes will all operate normal service schedules.
The downtown Molly the Trolley circulator will end operation at 4 p.m. due to street closures and will resume a regular service schedule at 10 a.m. on Monday, November 20.
Roundtrip bus fare is $4.00 for adults and $2.00 for reduced fare.
For visitors traveling from the east, the Trinity Railway Express (TRE) will have a special Sunday service for the parade. Trains departing from Dallas Union Station West to Fort Worth at 1:30 p.m. and 4:10 p.m. Trains departing from Fort Worth T&P Station East to Dallas at 2:50 p.m., 8:00 p.m. and 10:40 p.m.
Roundtrip TRE fare for travelers departing from T&P Station, ITC, Richland Hills Station, Bell Station or CentrePort Station is $5.00 for adults and $2.50 for reduced fare. Roundtrip TRE fare for travelers departing from West Irving Station, Downtown Irving Station, Medical Market Station, Victory Station or Union Station is $10.00 for adults and $2.50 for reduced fare. Traveling in both Tarrant and Dallas Counties will require a regional fare.
Local Day Passes are sold for $5 and include unlimited rides on FWTA buses and TRE train service in Tarrant County.
Regional Day Passes are sold for $10 and included unlimited rides on services in Tarrant, Dallas and Denton Counties.
For full detour information for each route affected by the parade, click here.