Leander Old Town Street Festival to feature live music, 5K race, local vendors

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Festival attendees shop at the 2019 Old Town Street Festival. (Courtesy city of Leander)

Festival attendees shop at the 2019 Old Town Street Festival. (Courtesy city of Leander)

Old Town Street Festival is back June 5 with live music, over 100 shopping vendors, food trucks, wine tasting and children's rides. The Leander Chamber of Commerce hosts the annual event.

The festival begins at 11 a.m. with the 5K race, vendor booths and the children's fun zone. Rides and activities include bounce houses, a rock-climbing wall, a petting zoo, a pop-up roller skating rink and more. Tickets and wristbands can be purchased for rides.

Live music will be played all day with headliner Wade Hayes performing at 6:30 p.m. and after-party performer LC Rocks playing at 8 p.m. The festival closes at 11 p.m.

Festival admission is free. 5K racers can register for $35 online, but spots are limited. Tickets to skate at the roller skating rink and VIP stage seats can be purchase in advance online.

Event parking is available through street parking, at the surrounding Leander ISD parking lots and at the Leander Rail Station where buses will transport people to and from Old Town.


More information is available on the festival website. Masks are not required, but vendors will be distanced through the event area, according to chamber president Bridget Brandt.

By Taylor Girtman
Taylor Girtman became the reporter for the Cedar Park-Leander edition in Feb. 2020.


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