Wildflower Festival

Wildflower Festival

News 2017

25th Wildflower! Arts & Music Festival produced by the City of Richardson Receives 12 Awards – Yahoo Business

RICHARDSON, Texas, Sept. 29, 2017 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — The International Festivals & Events Association (IFEA) paid tribute to the Wildflower! Arts & Music Festival – produced by City of Richardson, TX on September 14, 2017 during the IFEA/Haas & Wilkerson Pinnacle Awards Ceremony held at the 62nd Annual IFEA Convention, Expo & Retreat, presented by Haas & Wilkerson Insurance, in Tucson, Arizona, U.S.A. Sept 14-16, 2017, where they were presented with12 awards in the prestigious IFEA/Haas & Wilkerson Pinnacle Awards competition.  Read the full article:  https://finance.yahoo.com/news/international-festivals-events-association-ifea-151700994.html

2017 Wildflower! Arts & Music Festival – Dallas CultureMap 

Celebrating 25 years in 2017, the Wildflower! Arts and Music Festival is an award-winning eclectic event that draws thousands of attendees to the Galatyn Park urban center every May. Read the full article:  http://dallas.culturemap.com/eventdetail/2017-wildflower-arts-and-music-festival/

Wildflower Festival – Dallas Observer by Jennifer Davis-Lamm

2017 is the 25th anniversary of Richardson’s Wildflower Fest, a quarter century that’s seen the music and arts festival bloom into one of the area’s signature spring events. It’s a local institution, drawing families and music-lovers into Galatyn Park, 2351 Performance Drive, thanks to its strategic calendar positioning, which puts it in that prime summer gateway where outside is still a place you want to be on purpose. It also has a knack for booking acts that play on nostalgic impulses but still sound great. This year’s lineup boasts ’80s new wavers Martha Davis and the Motels, beloved Georgia rockers The B-52s, and ’90s/early-aught mainstays Guster. Bowling for Soup, Shooter Jennings and All-American Rejects make appearances, too; other acts scheduled for the jam-packed three-day festival,which runs between Friday, May 19 and Sunday, May 21, include X Ambassadors, Almost Queen and local party band extraordinaire, Graceland Ninjaz.  Read the full article:  http://www.dallasobserver.com/event/wildflower-festival-9364890

Blog & News

WILDFLOWER! ARTS & MUSIC FESTIVAL SALUTES ROCK WITH CONCERT

Wildflower! Arts & Music Festival salutes rock with a concert by Back In Black AC/DC Tribute band on May 15. This high-voltage set will be streamed at 7 p.m. from the Hill Hall stage inside the Charles W. Eisemann Center for Performing Arts in Richardson, Texas. The Eisemann Center is one of the leading performing arts facilities in the metroplex and provides two of the six stages fans experience during the annual Wildflower! Arts & Music Festival.

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COMMUNITY ROCK GARDEN SEEKS STONE COLD ART


Wildflower! seeks to collect stone cold art from residents and local artists in a creative project to build a Community Rock Garden at Richardson City Hall. Anyone can join in the fun by painting a favorite flower, wildflower, greenery, or bug on a rock to help make the garden “bloom!” The rocks and stones must be turned in by April 23. All of the painted pieces will be collectively displayed in the Community Rock Garden for the month of May.


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JACK-FM PRESENTS WILDFLOWER! OVER THE AIR

Jack-fm presents Wildflower! Arts & Music Festival Over The Air on Friday, May 15, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. Richardson native and radio personality JT will host the Over The Air mini sets that will include music by the artists that would have rocked at Wildflower! during the three-day weekend May 15-17. The decision to cancel was announced in March and ticket holders received refund notifications.

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