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Celebrate Sunday Funday at Wildflower! Arts & Music Festival

Post Date:05/15/2018 9:00 AM

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Make plans now to end your weekend on a high note by attending the City of Richardson’s 26th annual Wildflower! Arts and Music Festival May 18-20, 2018. While the three-day eclectic arts celebration offers an interactive festival experience all weekend long, Wildflower! will feature special deals and must-see events on Sunday, May 18 from 11 a.m.- 6 p.m. at Galatyn Park Urban Center.

Sunday Funday activities include:

Epic line-up of musical performances: Get ready to rock and roll on Sunday with the following acts:

 

  • Vanessa Peters – Bud Light Stage at 11 a.m.
  • Local Yokam – Methodist Richardson Amphitheater Stage at 11:45 a.m.
  • Justin Pickard & Thunderbird Winos - Methodist Richardson Amphitheater Stage at 1:15 p.m.
  • A Thousand Horses: Methodist Richardson Amphitheater Stage at 2:45 p.m.
  • Mark Lettieri Trio: Plaza Stage at 2:45 p.m.
  • Trout Fishing in America: United HealthCare Singer Songwriter Stage in the Eisemann Center at 4 p.m.
  • Frankie Leonie: Bud Light Stage at 4 p.m.
  • Reckless Kelly: Methodist Richardson Amphitheater Stage at 4:30 p.m.

Budding Talent Vocal Competition Finals: Head on over to the UnitedHealthcare Singer Songwriter Stage in the Eisemann Center at 1 p.m. to hear the local talent of kids and teens ranging from preschool (age 3) to 12th grade. This year’s finalists were chosen during a qualifying round held April 22 at the City of Richardson Senior Center.

Al Johnson Performing Songwriter Contest Song Swap. Hear from the best up-and-coming performing songwriters at 2:30 p.m. at UnitedHealthcare Singer Songwriter Stage in the Eisemann Center.

Discounted Tickets: Single-day tickets, good for use on Sunday only, can be purchased through the event website for only $15. Tickets purchased at the gate are $20. Kid tickets for children ages 5-12 are $5. Kids 4 and under are free. Single-day tickets for Richardson residents are $12 if purchased before 5 p.m. Friday, May 18.

2018 Wildflower! Festival Headliners Include: Goo-Goo Dolls, Kool & the Gang, Spoon, Jimmy Eat World, Lifehouse, Switchfoot, Reckless Kelly, Eve 6, Starship featuring Mickey Thomas, A Thousand Horses, Gin Blossoms, Radney Foster, John Ford Coley, Graceland Ninjaz, Rich Girls, Infinite Journey, Keith Harkin, Trout Fishing in America, Max and Heather Stalling and Walt Wilkins & The Mystiqueros. In addition, The Ultimate Eagles Tribute – On the Border, will perform daily in Hill Hall in the Eisemann Center.

A complete list of performances and venues, including more information about the Al Johnson Performing Songwriter Contest, Battle of the Bands and Budding Talent Vocal Competition, can be found online at www.wildflowerfestival.com.

Tickets to Wildflower! are available for purchase now. Three-day passes to the award-winning event can be purchased online only at www.wildflowerfestival.com for $65. Single-day tickets (good for entry Friday or Saturday during the festival weekend) can be purchased online only for $30. Tickets purchased at the gate are $40. Sunday tickets can be purchased online for $15 ($20 at the gate). Tickets for kids ages 5-12 are $5 and can be purchased online or at the gate; admission for kids 4 and under is free.

Friends of the Festival VIP Packages are $375 and include two hospitality passes, reserved parking, poster, special seating and a weekend of catered food and beverages.

For complete, up-to-date event information, visit www.wildflowerfestival.com, call 972-744-4580 or follow Wildflower! on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter and use the official hashtag #WAMfest2018.

Major sponsors of Wildflower! include: Methodist Richardson, City of Richardson, Bud Light and Cupcake Vineyards.

Media Note: For more information, please contact Serri Ayers, Superintendent of Community Events for the City of Richardson, at 972-744-4582 or serri.ayers@cor.gov.