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EVENT INFO!

“Don’t play what’s there, play what’s not there.” ~ Miles Davis

 

 

 

Accessibility:

The City of Richardson strives to make sure Wildflower! is an accessible event.

Accommodation requests for persons with disabilities should be made at least 14 days in advance of the festival by contacting the ADA Coordinator, via phone at 972-744-4208, via email at ADACoordinator@cor.gov, or by appointment at 411 W. Arapaho Road, Richardson, Tx 75080.

Individuals needing to schedule assistance with DART Paratransit please contact DART directly at 214-515-7272.

Handicap Parking is located on the east side of the festival site in the Bank of America parking lot (off of Glenville Drive, adjacent to the Gateway) and is designated on the festival's site map.

ATMs:

There are four ATMs on site. They are identified as "dollar signs" on the site map.

Bicycles:

Bike racks are available at the Gateway A, B, and D entrance.

Camping:

Unfortunately there is no overnight camping within the City of Richardson but there are two campgrounds in the area:

  • Lakeside Fishing and Camping in Rowlett - (972) 412-1455
  • Alvin Lafons RV Park in Princeton - (972) 736-2635

Cash or coupons?

All vendors accept cash, no coupons are needed at Wildflower!

Children’s Activities:

The Kidz Korner was created to stretch the artistic imaginations of our youth. This sprawling area has music, art and interactive games designed to entertain, enlighten, and empower kids with hands on activities. Whether it’s making a craft or visual masterpiece, exploring the Butterfly Tent or visiting the City of Richardson’s petting zoo, this popular family area is a must see and do attraction while at Wildflower!

Contact Us:

Wildflower! Arts and Music Festival
2100 E. Campbell Road
Suite 100
Richardson, Texas 75081
Phone 972-744-4580
FAX 972-744-5827

DartRail:

The Galatyn Park Station on the DART Red Line Light Rail system is adjacent to the festival’s westside gateway! So, beat the traffic- park and ride from Dallas or Plano! Click here to review the Red Line schedule.

Directions / Getting There:

The Galatyn Park Station on the DART Red Line Light Rail system is adjacent to the festival’s Westside gateway! So, beat the traffic- park and ride from Dallas or Plano! Click here to review the Red Line schedule.

From Dallas: Take US75 North (Central Expressway) and exit Galatyn Parkway/Renner Road in Richardson. The festival site is located just east of US 75 between Galatyn Parkway and Lookout Drive. Exit Galatyn Parkway and take a right. Follow the parking signs to either park on-site under covered parking or in the surrounding surface lots.

From Plano/Oklahoma: Take US75 South into Richardson, exit Galatyn Parkway/Campbell Road in Richardson. The festival site is located just east of US 75 between Galatyn Parkway and Lookout Drive. Exit Galatyn Parkway and take a left. Follow the parking signs to either park on-site under covered parking or in the surrounding surface lots.

The actual address is 2351 Performance Drive, Richardson, 75082.

Do’s and Don’ts:

In the interest of public safety, please help us out by not bringing coolers, food, drinks, pets, contraband, weapons, skateboards, rollerblades, scooters, laser pointers, Frisbees or professional camera equipment (any camera with a detachable lens). Each patron can bring in one factory sealed water bottle up to 1 liter.

Snacks and drinks for toddlers are allowed.

The festival does allow audio and video recorders, however, our entertainment contracts disallow audio and video recording within the designated concert zones.

Unauthorized sales, solicitations, and distributions are prohibited.

The backstage area is off-limits to the public.

Persons entering the site may be subject to search for any prohibited items. The facility reserves the right to refuse admission or eject any person violating the facility, local, state or federal laws or whose conduct is deemed illegal, disorderly, or offensive by management.

  • Pets: Be kind to your pets- please leave them at home when you visit the Festival. Only seeing-eye dogs and service dogs are allowed within the Festival site during Festival operating hours.
  • Refund Policy: There are absolutely no refunds. Admission tickets are valid for their day of purchase only.
  • Re-entry policy: If you plan on returning you must have your hand stamped when you exit. This stamp will allow you re-entry only for that particular day.

Festival Dates & Hours

Friday, May 20   6 p.m.   to midnight
Saturday, May 21   11 a.m.   to midnight
Sunday, May 22   12:30 p.m.   to 8 p.m.

Festival Hotline:

Please call 972-744-4581.

Festival Site Map:

Please click here to view the Festival layout.

First Aid:

First aid service is available within the Festival site at the City of Richardson’s Fire Department/EMS tent located near the marketplace.

The Found Children's Area

The Found Children's Area is located at the Richardson Police Mobile Command Trailer and is a good place for your family to plan to meet up if anyone becomes separated. The Mobile Command Center is located at the south end of the Food Court near the Gateway B.

Friends Of The Festival

Our Friends of the Festival program allows individuals and small business owners the opportunity to become involved in the event through sponsorship. As a ‘Friend’, participants receive on-site recognition, two hospitality passes, a VIP parking pass, access to the special seating section near the main stages, and a festival souvenir poster. Please contact Suzanne at 972-744-4584 or suzanne.etman@cor.gov.

Fun Things To Do

If 6 stages of rock solid music isn’t enough to keep you entertained, there is always lots of Wild stuff to do at Wildflower! Check out the fun and exciting activates in the Kidz Korner, shop various vendors at our Market Place, visit the City of Richardson's petting zoo, get the latest official festival gear at the Wildflower! souvenir store, or grab a tasty beverage and a bite to eat and relax in the Courtyard.

The Festival also features a variety of strolling entertainers, acrobats, buskers throughout the festival grounds, as well as the official WILDFLOWER! Art Guitar Program & Auction

Gateways:

  • Renaissance Hotel Gateway - the DART light rail stop at Galatyn Station (west side of the festival).

  • Hyatt Regency Gateway - the intersection of Galatyn Parkway and Performance Drive (southside of the festival).

  • Gateway D (Will Call) – on Glenville Ave between Lookout and Galatyn Pkwy. (east side of the festival).

  • BlueCross BlueShield of Texas Gateway - where Performance Drive meets Lookout Drive (north side of the festival).

Lawn Chairs and Blankets:

Lawn chairs and blankets are allowed but please be respectful of others. Chairs should be low to the ground and have backs at shoulder height. Keep in mind that unless otherwise noted, this is “festival viewing” with no reserved seating and patrons may be standing in front of you during a performance. We want everyone to enjoy the concerts and have a great time. Be respectful of people around you and please share your space, get to know your neighbors, and make room for others.

Lodging:

Click here to see which area hotels are offering special room rates/packages for Wildflower! attendees.

Lost and Found:

The Information Booth serves as the Festival’s Lost and Found location. The Information Booth is located near the Fountain. Lost and Found items are kept here until the festival gates close on Sunday night. After the festival ends, please call 972-744-4580 to inquire about lost and found items.

Music Lineup:

Click here to be redirected to our Lineup Page. All musical acts, times and stage locations are subject to change or cancellation without notice.

Parking:

Over 8,000 spaces are available within the immediate area surrounding Galatyn Park. Once you exit Galatyn Parkway signs will direct you to parking areas. There is a small fee ($5) for on-site covered parking and in the adjacent surface lots.

Motorcycle parking is available in the Bank of America parking lot at 2375 North Glenville, near the entrance to Gateway D (on the festival map). 

Refunds:

No refunds will be given. Admission tickets are valid for their day of purchase only.

Seating:

All seating at Wildflower, both for indoor and outdoor venues, is "general admission; first come, first serve." For outdoor seating, it's also considered "festival viewing," and blankets, cushions, and chairs may be brought in, but please keep in mind that patrons may be standing in front of you during a performance. Chairs should be low to the ground and have backs at shoulder height.

We want everyone to enjoy the concerts and have a great time. Be respectful of people around you and please share your space, get to know your neighbors, and make room for others!

Smoking:

For your convenience, smoking is allowed in designated smoking areas throughout the festival site; locations are identified on the site map.

For more information on becoming a Wildflower! Sponsor, Click here.

Ticket Prices/Outlets:

Click here to be redirected to our Ticket Page.

Vendor/Concessionaire/Artist Participation:

If you're interested in becoming a vendor, please visit our Vendor Information page.

Volunteer:

Wildflower would not happen without our wonderful volunteers. For more info Click here to be redirected to our volunteer page.

Weather:

Wildflower! is a rain or shine event. Some activities / performances may be postponed or rescheduled to a later time during the weekend. Please refer to this website or our Facebook page for the latest weather updates.

If there is inclement weather please seek shelter in the on-site covered parking garages.

What To Wear:

This is an outdoor event in Texas during May. Weather changes rapidly, so be prepared and plan accordingly. Wear comfortable shoes, bring a hat during the day, don’t forget the sunscreen, and be sure to wear a watch so you don’t miss any of the cool bands!