Big names in music aren’t all that will be at Richardson’s Wildflower! Arts & Music Festival. There’s family fun and entertainment from open to close. Check out these highlights and get tickets for May 20-22, 2022!
Dinosaurs, Music & Arts, oh my! Visit the life-size Dinos on Performance Row.
Performance Row kick off the weekend with a bang featuring Drum Line and Grace Hula Dancers.
Stones Invasion in Hill Hall – The U.S Stones kick off a weekend of shows in Hill Hall at 8 p.m.
Al Johnson Performing Songwriter Competition Finals
Ten finalists take the stage inside the Eisemann Center’s Bank of America Theatre to compete for a grand prize including $1,000.
Saturday Night Street Party featuring Le Freak on the Michelob Ultra Stage at 9:45 p.m.
Budding Talent Vocal Competition Finals 1 p.m., Singer Songwriter Stage in the Eisemann
Center’s Bank of America Theatre.
Battle of the Bands At 11:45 a.m. three bands will compete on the Methodist Richardson
SINGER SONGWRITER STAGE INSIDE THE EISEMANN CENTER
One of the hidden gems of the Wildflower! Arts & Music Festival is the Singer Songwriter Stage, located inside the Eisemann Center. The stage is a great place to beat the heat and enjoy the most intimate performances you will experience at Wildflower!
This year, the Singer Songwriter Stage will feature about two dozen performers, including Texas favorites Jonathan Tyler & The Northern Lights and Jamie Lin Wilson. The stage is also the home of the Al Johnson Performing Songwriter Contest, whose winner will be
crowned Saturday afternoon.
THERE’S FUN FOR KIDS OF ALL AGES AT WILDFLOWER!
WF! Kids is a fun and colorful festival stop where kids of all ages will find all kinds of games, activities and entertainment geared just for them. WF! Kids is located near the middle of the festival grounds adjacent to the Prosperity Bank WF! Marketplace.
Don’t miss…WF! Kids Activities
LED Climbing Wall
Student Art Contest Display
Free Kids Arts and Crafts
WF! Kids Safety Tag Program
Weekend-long entertainment includes Dance Party with DJ Doug, Hula Hoop contest, Alma y Corazon Tejano Ballet Folklorico, Tic Tik Dances, M.O.M Crew, Storytime with Library and Sugar Free Allstars.
* Fees may apply for activities.
SUPPORT ARTS EDUCATION AND NETWORK AT THE ART GUITAR AUCTION
More than 30 amazing guitars from festival sponsors, local artists and guitar builders will be on display and open for bids in a silent auction held throughout the weekend inside the Eisemann Center Lobby.
Now in its 21st year as a Wildflower! program and attraction, the auction has raised almost $144,000, with all proceeds going to two local organizations. The benefactors of the Art Guitar Auction, Network of Community Ministries and the RISD Fine Arts Program, will staff the auction with volunteers and share with festivalgoers and bidders how the auction proceeds benefit their organization. The bidding will close at 3 p.m. Sunday, so bid early and often
GRAB SOME TASTY GRUB AT WF! EATS
These are a few of the food and beverage vendors that will be at
A Taste of Cuba
Big D’s Kettle Corn
Cristi & Ali Cuisine
Mrs. Lively’s Southern Cuisine
Pizza by the Slice
Tongue in Cheek Ice Cream
T.C. Roasted Corn
T.J.’s Dawg House
Tickets can be purchased online at www.wildflowerfestival.com.
• 3-day tickets: $75
• 1-day ticket: $35
• Sunday special rate: $20
• Discounted tickets for Richardson residents can be purchased at the Heights and Huffhines recreation centers.
Children 12 and under are free with the purchase of a general admission ticket.