Wildflower Festival

Wildflower Festival

Wildflower Festival

Wildflower Festival 2017

Around Wildflower!

Food, music, and fun…what more could you ask for! Wildflower! Arts & Music Festival not only offers a wild experience for your music loving soul, but also the chance to check out several other activities happening throughout the Festival weekend. From wild guitar art, to acrobatic skills, Wildflower! is sure to provide you with a new experience!

See below a list of activities found Around Wildflower!

Photo of Art Guitars for AuctionWildflower! Art Guitar Program and Auction
Labeled the “Best New Fund-Raising Program” both state wide and internationally, the Wildflower! Art Guitar Program and Auction invites Festival sponsors, local artists, celebrities, and sports figures to create an entry by transforming an acoustic or electric guitar into a creative piece of work, through their own choice of expressive art (paint, tiles, airbrushing, etc.). Guitars are then displayed over the Festival weekend in the Eisemann Center and sold in a silent auction open to all Festival attendees. All proceeds from the auction benefit NETWORK of Community Ministries and the Richardson ISD Fine Arts Programs.  Anyone is eligible to bid on the guitars and bidding ends at 5:00 pm on Sunday, May 21. For additional information or to enter a guitar, contact Suzanne Etman at suzanne.etman@cor.gov.
Photo of Wildflower! Information BoothWhere did you get that Wild looking T-Shirt?
Don’t miss your chance to grab exclusive 25th Anniversary Wildflower! gear.  The Wildflower! Store, located in the center of the Festival, offers an assortment of collectible merchandise from T-shirts, caps, bags, and posters. A variety of styles, sizes and options are available, as well as new merchandise for your WF! Kids.  Wildflower! gear is the perfect way to capture and remember your wild weekend of fun!
Wildflower! Craft Beer Garden and Wine GardenDrinking Beer
Quench your thirst at our NEW Wildflower! Craft Beer Garden located near the Will Call Gateway. The garden will feature a variety of beverages, shaded seating, family style lawn games, and a brand new screen showing the Amphitheater Stage. Enjoy the concert in a fun and laid back atmosphere away from the stage! Also NEW this year is the addition of the Wildflower! Wine Garden brought to you by Cupcake Vineyards. The garden is located on the corner of Performance Row in front of the Eisemann Center and will feature the largest selection of wines for you to choose from. Enjoy a glass of your favorite under the cool shade of our seating area too. Craft and domestic beer selections, as well as wine will is also available at all beverage tents through out the Festival. 
Photo of Budding Talent Contest winnerBudding Talent right here at Wildflower!
Check out the best of the best of local young vocalists and rock stars! Finalist in the 2017 Budding Talent Vocal Competition will perform for a panel of judges and you on Sunday, May 21 at 1:00 pm, on the United Healthcare Singer/Songwriter Stage in the Eisemann Center. The winner will be announced at the conclusion of performances on site. All finalists were chosen at auditions held prior to the Festival.

2017 Finalist:

Valentina Giraldo

Ryan Dickerson
Ellie Wakefield

Zack Baxter
Vivian Steele
Gracie Wakefield
Naren Yalamanchili

Jr. Wildflower!
Kathryn & Taylor Baxter
Caitlyn Bogart
Katelyn Hinterscher
Sam Wood

Alyssa Ryan
Fritz Hager
Sam and Olivia
Peyton Stilling

Cool down at the Plaza Fountain Show
Even the fountain at Galatyn Plaza moves to it’s own beat! Stop by and enjoy a cooling experience at the Plaza Fountain Show throughout the three day Festival. It surely is the perfect place to escape the Texas heat during the day, and to see one of the many features of Wildflower! at night. Don’t forget to purchase one of our exclusive Wildflower! towels too!
Photo of people at Wildflower!Official Wildflower! Selfie Station
Capture that perfect Wildflower! Rockstar selfie with Richardson Living! Visit the official festival selfie station by the Eisemann Center, and take a few pictures of yourself, family and friends in front of our new flower wall. 

Not just a stage, but a Performance Row!Drumline Photo
Did you just see that acrobat fly across the street? Nope, that isn’t your imagination, that is our wild entertainers on Performance Row! Located in front of the Eisemann Center, street performers, acrobats, magicians and additional performers put on a show that is sure to delight everyone in the family. Performance times vary and take place everyday of the Festival. Stop by… you never know what you might see at Wildflower!




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