Wildflower Festival

Wildflower Festival


The City of Richardson Parks & Recreation received Gold, Silver and Bronze level marketing awards for Wildflower! Arts & Music Festival at the 63rd International Festivals & Events Association Convention presented by Haas & Wilkerson Insurance.  The prestigious IFEA/Haas & Wilkerson Pinnacle Awards Competition was held October 1-3, 2018 and includes 69 different categories and four budget categories. Each entry is judged within their own budget and against the requirements and criteria of the individual categories.

Wildflower! Arts & Music Festival won the following awards within the $1 million to $3 million budget category:

Gold – Best Social Media Site / Facebook

Gold – Best Volunteer Program

Gold – Best Event Within An Existing Festival “Budding Talent Vocal Competition”

Silver – Best Radio Promotion

Bronze – Best Street Banner

“Sponsored by industry leader Haas & Wilkerson Insurance, the professional competition draws entries from some of the world’s top festivals and events*.  Winning entries came from organizations as diverse as the Cherry Creek Arts Festival in Denver, CO; the OC Fair in Costa Mesa, CA; the Des Moines Arts Festival, Des Moines, IA; the National Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington, DC; the City of West Palm BeachWest Palm Beach, FL; the Kentucky Derby Festival in Louisville, KY; the Pigeon Forge Office of Special Events in Pigeon Forge, TN; The Parade Company in Detroit, MI; the Philadelphia Flower Show, Philadelphia, PA; the City of RichardsonRichardson, TX; the Fiesta Bowl, Scottsdale, AZ and Canada Day at Canada Place, Vancouver, BCCanada.”

View the complete list of Pinnacle Award Winners.  Read the full press release:  https://finance.yahoo.com/news/international-festivals-events-association-ifea-113700879.html


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