Usually occurring over a weekend during the fall months, the Settlers' Day Festival is a celebration of White Settlement's founders, its history, and the community residents enjoy today. The free event features lots of live musical entertainment, carnival style games, and a parade. Local organizations also compete in building the floats and passersby have the opportunity to pick their favorite before a winner is named. For a small fee, anybody can buy the privilege to be a judge in the chili cook-off, a position with bowls and bowls of perks. Locals never miss a chance for a good time, and always are sure to flock to the Settlers' Day Festival.
The White Settlement
The White Settlement Historical Museum has been a great asset to the community since it was founded in 1991. Since that time, it has continued to grow and add more exhibits to its collection. The museum provides residents and visitors with a full outline of the region's history until before the time of settlement in White Settlement. It also features many displays which offer an insight into the rough frontier life of settlers and pilgrims in general during the 19th century. As an added benefit, the museum even hosts many live events and lectures featuring colorful stories and traditional music.
The Fort Worth Nature
The Fort Worth Nature Center and Refuge is one of the largest tracts of unspoiled Texas nature in the area and visitors to the refuge are able to experience what the entire region was like before the cities and towns came into being. Over 5 miles of hiking trails wind their way through the forests, plains, and wetlands in the park and these areas are a great place for a peaceful stroll through nature. Lucky hikers will catch a glimpse of some of the park's teeming wildlife and the Nature Center offers numerous classes and guided walks through the park for school children or interested adults.