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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) featuring live music, arts and crafts, children’s activities, interactive exhibits, strolling buskers and more.

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PRLog (Press Release) - Feb. 28, 2013 - WHAT

Wildflower! Arts & Music Festival is the City of Richardson’s award-winning, multi-day festival 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 & 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! (http://www.wildflowerfestival.com/tickets_15for15.html)

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 2/18/13)

·         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: 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@TrizCom.com

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