Wildflower Festival

Wildflower Festival

WF! Rocks Community Garden

ROCK OUT with the Wildflower! Arts & Music Festival as we create a Community Rock Garden at Richardson City Hall. Join in on the fun, by painting your favorite flower, wildflower, greenery, or bug on a rock to help make the garden “bloom!”. Participants must turn in rocks by April 23, and the rock garden will be available for all to enjoy the month of May.

How to Participate:

  • Purchase or use a river rock from home as the base. (5 in x 5 in max size – no bricks or concrete)
  • Please do not pick up a rock from the park as it may be a home to one of the many creatures that live in our parks. If you need a rock, you can pick one up at any of the pick-up/drop-off locations listed below.
  • For the protection of the environment please use only non-toxic paint.
  • We encourage you to paint something that can be found in a garden like flowers, bugs, leaves, etc.
  • All rocks must be completed and returned to a drop-off location on or before April 23 (see below for locations). Please do not take rocks to City Hall as they must be treated before being put in our garden.
  • Rocks will be displayed outside of City Hall (411 W. Arapaho Rd.) during the month of May.

Drop off/Pick-up Locations

Heights Recreation Center
711 W. Arapaho, Richardson, TX 75080
Mon – Wed, Fri 6:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Thurs & Sat, Closed
Sun, 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Huffhines Recreation Center
200 N. Plano Road, Richardson, TX 75081
Mon-Tues, Thurs-Fri, 6:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Wed, Closed
Sat, 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Sun, Closed

Richardson Gymnastics Center
300 E. Arapaho, Richardson, TX 75081
Mon – Thurs, 9:00 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Fri, 9:00 a.m. – 10:15 p.m.
Sat, 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Sun, Closed

Community Events
2100 E. Campbell Rd. Suite 100, Richardson, TX 75081
Mon – Fri, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

For additional information contact Wildflower! at wildflower@cor.gov or (972) 744-4580.

Blog & News


Wildflower! Arts & Music Festival salutes rock with a live concert by Back In Black AC/DC Tribute band on May 15. This high-voltage set will be livestreamed 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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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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The City of Richardson today announced that the 28th annual Wildflower! Arts & Music Festival, scheduled for May 15-17, 2020, has been canceled. The cancellation is designed to protect the public’s health and safety, consistent with guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and other public health experts, and also to ensure that City resources can remain fully focused on delivery of critical services throughout the duration of the COVID-19 situation.

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