Wildflower Arts and Music Festival

Analia Valentin runs through a fountain at at the Wildflower! Arts & Music Festival on May 16, 2015.

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Wildflower Arts and Music Festival at

Until May 19

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This Richardson fest always boasts an eclectic lineup, and this year’s is a treat for those who love commercial radio rock from the mid-’90s to mid-2000s with Goo Goo Dolls, Gin Blossoms, Eve 6, Lifehouse, Switchfoot and Jimmy Eat World performing over three days. Wildflower’s six stages will also host Kool and the Gang, Spoon, Reckless Kelly, Radney Foster, Max Stalling and Trout Fishing in America, plus tribute bands and lots of local performers. There will also be a craft beer garden, fair food vendors, a marketplace and a children’s activity area with face painting, karaoke and a tent full of butterflies.

More than 20 musicians and bands will perform during the festival, which was founded to celebrate the wildflowers planted in Richardson. Headlining acts include Good Charolette, Neon Trees, Fitz and the Tantrums, Judah and the Lion, the Jacksons and Aeromyth. In addition to a battle of the bands, songwriters workshop and songwriters contest, a children's area, a marketplace, and eats and drinks will also be part of the festival.

Single day admission will be $30 for Friday and Saturday and $15 for Sunday. A three-day pass is available for $65. Kids admission is $5 for children ages 5-12 and free for children 4 and younger. Parking is free. Or take DART Red Line trains to the Galatyn Park station.
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