Wildflower Festival, City of Richardson

Date/Time

May 20, 2022 to May 22, 2022

Location

Galatyn Park Urban Center View map
2351 Performance Drive,
Richardson, TX, 75082

Additional Information

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  • Line/Box Office Phone: 972/744-4580
  • Cost: Kids 12 years old and younger are free each day of the festival with an adults' purchase of a general admission ticket. Attendees 13 years and older are required to purchase a ticket.

Description

The Wildflower! Arts & Music Festival is a three day award-winning celebration of eclectic arts & music that enhances the cultural experiences in the North Texas region. It draws thousands of people annually, is held the third weekend in May, and produced by the City of Richardson Parks and Recreation Department.

2022 headliners include Collective Soul, Toadies, Neon Trees, and dozens of other bands and musicians are booked to perform during this smashing three-day festival. General admission tickets, weekend passes, and VIP tickets are now on sale.

For over 30 years attendees have enjoyed a variety of musical acts on multiple stages, kids activities, artistic performances on Performance Row, regional cuisine and shopping with local artisan in the Marketplace. Additionally, the festival offers many programs that recognize and support talented musicians and artists such as Battle of the Bands, Budding Talent Vocal Competition, Student Art Contest and the award-winning Al Johnson Performing Songwriter Contest.  Not to mentioned the Art Guitar Auction, featuring acoustic or electric guitars transformed by artists into a creative piece of work, available for purchase.

WF! Kids
WF! Kids is the an interactive experience for your little rockers at heart! Admission is free for kids age 12 and under (must be accompanied by an adult). From fun art, games, informative activities, and kid friendly tunes, WF! Kids is a family fun place to move, groove and enjoy the festival weekend. (See the kids area entertainment lineup here.) Activities include an LED climbing wall, axe throwing, rockstar hairdos, face painting, airbrush tattoos, and arts & crafts. Various activities are free; however fees may apply to certain activities as indicated by each area.

Visit the Eisemann Center Lobby to also view the finalist of the Student Art contest, a partnership with the Richardson Independent School District. Escape from the chaos of the crowds, and explore your wild side—kid style!

Budding Talent Vocal Competition
Live auditions will be held on Sunday, April 24 at the Richardson Senior Center and are open to area youth in pre-kindergarten through 12th grade. Those selected as finalists in each category will compete as part of the festival at 1pm on May 22 at the Eisemann Center.

Tickets
Advance adult admission is $35 on Friday and Saturday (increases to $45 on the day of) and $20 on Sunday (increases to $25 on the day of). $75 for a three-day general admission package. $15 daily tickets available to Richardson residents. Kids 12 years old and younger are free each day of the festival with the purchase of a general admission ticket.

Hours
Friday, May 20, 6pm–midnight
Saturday, May 21, 11am–midnight
Sunday, May 22, 11am–6pm

Find more family fun events every day of the week at dfwchild.com/calendar.