Richardson’s Wildflower! Arts & Music Festival Coming May 17-19, 2013

Wildflower! Arts & Music Festival is the City of Richardson’s award-winning, multi-day festival (May 17-19, 2013) featuring live music, arts and crafts, children’s activities, interactive exhibits, strolling buskers and more.

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Toadies - photo credit by Matt Cooper

Entertainment includes: Robert Earl Keen, The Toadies, Grand Funk Railroad, Uncle Kracker, Reverend Horton Heat, Cowboy Mouth, Slaid Cleaves, Eleven Hundred Springs and more!

Richardson, TX (PRWEB) March 01, 2013

What:
Wildflower! Arts & Music Festival is the City of Richardson’s award-winning, multi-day festival (May 17-19, 2013) featuring live music, arts and crafts, children’s activities, interactive exhibits, strolling buskers and more. Highlights include:

  •     Local, regional and national headliner entertainment
  •     Wild! Market Place featuring arts and crafts
  •     Art Guitar Auction
  •     Kidz Korner featuring children’s games and activities
  •     Street performers, acrobats and entertainers
  •     City of Richardson Petting Zoo
  •     Award-winning singer/songwriter contest and workshop
  •     Budding Talent Competition
  •     GameHavens Game Zone for teens
  •     Friday night street dance featuring Dallas’ own Le Freak!
  •     “Wild Ride! Wild Run! Against Cancer” – 10th annual bike ride and 3rd annual run on May 18 to benefit Methodist Richardson Cancer Center

When:
Friday, May 17, 6 PM – Midnight
Saturday, May 18, 11 AM – Midnight
Sunday, May 19, 12:30 PM – 8 PM

Where:
Wildflower! Arts & Music Festival is located at the Galatyn Park Urban Center in Richardson, Texas. Actual festival address: 2351 Performance Drive, Richardson, Texas 75082. Directions can be found at http://www.wildflowerfestival.com/directions.html.

Tickets:
Three-Day Pass - $30
Single-Day Adult - $20
Kid’s Pass (age 5-12)    - $3
15 for $15 group ticket promotion

On Sunday, May 19, kids 12 and under get in free with a paid adult courtesy of Bank of America.

Tickets go on sale April 15, 2013, at area Tom Thumb stores or through the festival’s website: http://www.wildflowerfestival.com/tickets.html.

Entertainment (as of 2/26/13):

  •     Robert Earl Keen
  •     The Toadies
  •     Grand Funk Railroad
  •     Uncle Kracker
  •     Reverend Horton Heat
  •     Cowboy Mouth
  •     Slaid Cleaves
  •     Eleven Hundred Springs
  •     Rocket Man – The best of Elton John
  •     Eliza Gilkyson
  •     Terri Hendrix with Lloyd Maines
  •     Le Freak
  •     More acts to TBA (acts are subject to change or cancel)

History:
The Wildflower! Arts & Music Festival began in 1993 as a small community event held in a local park in northeast Richardson, Texas, to celebrate the acres of wildflowers planted around the city. Twenty-one years later the festival has become the premier music event in the area with over 1,200 volunteers and attendance surpassing 70,000 a year. The Wildflower! Arts & Music Festival is produced by The City of Richardson.

Sponsors:
ViewPoint Bank, Methodist Richardson Medical Center, metroPCS, Coca-Cola, Budweiser, Toyota, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Texas, Sherwin-Williams, Fossil, AT&T, Credit Union of Texas, Samsung, Atmos Energy, Argo Data, Reliable Chevrolet and Tom Thumb. Media Sponsors include: The Dallas Morning News, Collin County Business Press, Jack FM, Star Community Papers, Richardson Living Magazine and The Dallas Observer.

For more information:
Web: http://www.wildflowerfestival.com/
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/wildflowerfestival
YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p4ig5Oqe4ko&list=PL55C1EC2A1E2B7AE4
Mobile: text WFF to 88500

Media contacts:
Jo Trizila TrizCom Inc. Office: 972-247-1369 Mobile: 214-232-0078
jo(at)TrizCom(dot)com


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