There is so much fun to be had in Bedford. In this post you will learn 7 fun things to do but don’t stop here. Let us know in the comments what should be added to this list. 

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Often combined with Hurst and Euless, as in the school district, it still has some great features that make it stand on its own. Its Boys Ranch Park covers 68 acres and the adjoining Boys Ranch Activity Center is a 24,000 square-foot center.

Bedford also has a thriving arts community. Arts Council Northeast makes its home in Bedford while supporting Bedford and 15 other Tarrant and Denton County cities. There are dozens of restaurants from national chains to independent family-owned eateries. But what is there to do in Bedford? If you don’t live here, you might be surprised to find that you can do some of these things without ever leaving Bedford, Texas.

Paint a Seascape

Central Arts Bedford is a local art incubator that sponsors art classes, gallery shows, and other member and public events. Their most popular classes are acrylic painting classes, often with a series revolving around a theme, like seascapes. The studio also offers art classes using other mediums as well as music classes and family camps. 


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Enjoy Some Pampering

If you need to escape your daily grind, sign on for some pampering at Escape and Rejuvenate Spa, an oasis of calm in your hectic life. You can enjoy facials, massages, and body treatments as well as whirlpool and steam baths. You can even book couples massages or a four-hand massage just for you. Their ultimate spa escape is three hours of treatments suited perfectly to getting ready for a special day.

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Plan Your Escape

For a different kind of escape, if you’ve never tried an escape room adventure, head to Escape Pro to see what it’s all about. Solve a puzzle to unlock more puzzles and make your way through the challenge before time runs out. If you’re already a pro at escaping, this play space offers rooms with intermediate and advanced challenges like repairing a time machine, busting a Colombian drug cartel, or exploring ancient Egypt.


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Get Your Game On

If you want to let your geek flag fly, Generation X Comics and Games has loads of activities to help you. You’ll find a tournament or league or other organized play several nights a week. They also offer classes on miniature painting, and we haven’t even touched on their comic book scene yet. Check the calendar to see what appeals to you most; there’s something for kids of every generation here.


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Play Some Old School Games

If a game stop has you longing for the games you played as a kid, head over to the Quarter Lounge in Retro Plaza. For one low admission fee, you’re in for the whole day – get your hand stamped if you want to go in and out. Once you’re in, arcade games are a quarter each and pinball games are just 50 cents. Quarter Lounge isn’t the only game in the neighborhood. Part of Retro Plaza,Retro Madness buys, sells, trades, and repairs game consoles, video games, toys, and collectibles. If you’re not into games, but the retro part sounds fun, stop in and do some shopping at Vintage Tex or Vintage Freak.


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Grow and Share Food in the Community Garden

Plant, harvest, or help in other ways at an urban farm with like-minded others at 6 Stones Community Garden and Urban Farm. Their motto is“Planting seeds and changing lives!” and their goal is to give at least 50% oF the food grown there to the needy in the area. The community garden also offers classes on composting and other gardening interests.

6 Stones is a neutral convener – joining together businesses, churches, other non-profits, and local governments to support the cities it serves. The community garden and urban farm is just one of their projects in the city of Bedford.



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Sample Some Mediterranean Food

Lebanese food is some of the most delicious middle Eastern food, and Al Wadi offers several Lebanese platters served with rice and salad. This family owned restaurant also serves Greek and Italian food, showcasing some of the best of the Mediterranean. With a focus on veggies and healthy foods, vegetarians will find many options, but meat lovers won’t be disappointed by the beef, lamb, and chicken dishes. Try the budget-friendly lunch buffet (offered every day except Saturday) or order the Mezza – an appetizer sampler of many of their tastiest foods. You can also enjoy hookah on the patio.


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If we missed your favorite fun place, let us know in the comments. As you can see from this list there are a ton of fun things to do in Bedford. 

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