Recreation & Entertainment

aerial panoramic view of a marina

The City of Sanger provides numerous recreational opportunities throughout the year with special events, youth sports tournaments and concerts. With over 88 acres of parkland, local and regional events, Sanger has something to offer for everyone. Conveniently located off I-35, Sanger Sports Park is where one will find athletic fields, picnic areas, a fishing pond, playground and a scenic walking trail. 

For more outdoor activities, Ray Roberts Lake State Park is only three miles away. The park offers residents and visitors alike a gorgeous natural environment to camp, hunt, hike, bike, swim and rollerblade. 

sanger park

Community Events

The City of Sanger and the Chamber of Commerce host several community events for families to enjoy:

Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Movies in the Park

Annual Freedom Fest

Old Bolivar Station Songwriter Festival

Kid Fishing Derby

Christmas on the Square and Holiday Parade

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Local Attractions & Entertainment 

Operated by the Sanger Area Historical Society, the museum is located on the downtown square and open every Saturday. You can find historical information about all the historical sites in Sanger.

The library offers more than 23,000 items, plus cardholders can access hundreds of thousands of additional items through 11 other area libraries in the North Texas Library Consortium. They also offer a full slate of programs and special events that are free and open to the public.

Dedication: 1979

A memorial to Sanger community American war veterans stands on the grounds of Downtown Park, which is between, Main Street, Elm and North Fourth Street.

Sanger Museum
Sanger Veteran's Memorial Downtown

Regional Attractions & Entertainment

The Fort Worth Botanic Garden was established in 1934 and is the oldest major botanic garden in Texas. It contains a collection of more than 2,500 species of plants. Long celebrated for its beautiful rose, perennial and Japanese gardens, the FWBG is composed of twenty-three specialty gardens, including a tropical conservatory, a forest boardwalk, and a water conservation garden.

The Carter collection celebrates the breadth and depth of American art, from early daguerreotypes to site-specific installations by contemporary artists. Founded around Amon G. Carter Sr.’s extensive collection of works by Frederic Remington and Charles M. Russell.

The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth is a leader in collecting, showing, and interpreting art from the 1940s to the present.

As the oldest continuous zoo site in Texas, the Fort Worth Zoo has reached national acclaim by being consistently rated as one of the best zoos in the country. They are the only Texas zoo, and one of only seven zoos in the US, to house bonobos, as well as one of only five zoos in the world to house two of the five rhino species in captivity.