Mayfest

Date/Time

May 05, 2022 to May 08, 2022

Location

Trinity Park View map
2401 University Dr.,
Fort Worth, TX,

Additional Information

Description

Fort Worth’s favorite family festival, Mayfest, is coming home to Trinity Park just in time to celebrate its 50th Anniversary. After a two-year hiatus due to the COVID- 19 pandemic, Mayfest is bringing back all the cherished aspects of the festival: exciting attractions, delectable food and beverage, an expanded carnival, hours of live music and entertainment and fun for the whole family.

Mayfest is an annual four-day family festival held in Fort Worth on 33 acres in Trinity Park by the Trinity River. Attracting 200,000 patrons every year, Mayfest boasts of seven live music and performing arts stages, special attraction shows, rides, activities and a delectable offering of food and beverage. From the children’s area to the midway to the craft beer garden, Mayfest will entertain patrons of all ages and interests.

50th Anniversary Celebration
The 50th Anniversary Celebration will begin with a grand opening event at the festival gate on Thursday, May 5. Fort Worth leaders and voices of Mayfest past will recognize the efforts of individuals and organizations that have grown the festival into what it is today. The celebration culminates with a festive parade. With six unique areas of excitement and fun, Mayfest entertains patrons of all ages and interests! The thrilling carnival rides, games and inflatables appeal to those seeking fun and adventure.

Food and Drinks
The Oasis is the perfect location to enjoy your favorite beverage in the Craft Beer Garden and Wine Vineyard, or lounge in the VIP Patio presented by Central Market and listen to your favorite band on the Oasis Stage.

One of the most anticipated components of Mayfest? The delectable festival food! Staples include funnel cakes, turkey legs, roasted corn and pizza. We also offer distinct flavors such as gyros, fried pies, and steak-on-a-stick. For those with a sweet tooth, savor ice cream, deep- fried desserts, and shaved ice.

Entertainment
Patrons won’t want to miss the re-energized Children’s Area located in the heart of the festival! The free Children’s Area will feature new, interactive activities including new crafts, a chalk house, a giant coloring tarp, and more! Children of all ages can help create a vibrant, colorful web at The Maypole, and dig for hidden treasure at the Giant Sand Pit.

Everyone’s favorite water-skiing squirrel, Twiggy, is back at Mayfest 2022. Children and adults revel in Twiggy’s amazing water-skiing skills as he entertainments and brings laughter to all onlookers.

Mayfest’s incredible line-up across the three live music stages is sure to appeal to fans of all genres. Headliners at this year’s festival include The Squeeze Box Bandits, Brad Thompson, Legacy 4, Poo Live Crew, Me & My Monkey and more.

Festival dates and hours:
Thursday, May 5: 3:30–9pm
Friday, May 6: 3:30–10pm
Saturday, May 7: 9am–10pm
Sunday, May 8: 10am–7pm

Admission:
Mayfest will have free admission on Thursday, May 5 to all patrons.
Thanks to Lockheed Martin, Mayfest also offers free admission for military (with valid ID) and up to three of their family members.
Tickets are required for entrance Friday thru Sunday: $12 adults (13–64); $7 children (ages 3–12) and seniors (65+); free for children 2 and younger.