Wildflower! Festival to feature performances by Fitz and the Tantrums, Blue Oyster Cult, The Jacksons and more

The Wildflower! Arts & Music Festival brings performers from around the world to Galatyn Urban Park in Richardson.

The Wildflower! Arts & Music Festival brings performers from around the world to Galatyn Urban Park in Richardson.

More than 80 bands and musicians will descend on Galatyn Urban Park in Richardson for the 27th annual Wildflower! Arts & Music Festival running May 17-19.

Among the headliners are Fitz and the Tantrums, Judah & the Lion, Blue Oyster Club, The Jacksons, Good Charlotte, Neon Trees and more.

Live performances will happen on six stages. Other features of the festival include a Performers Row that showcases strolling entertainers, buskers and acrobats; the Al Johnson Performing Songwriter Contest; a Battle of the Bands; a Budding Talent Vocal Competition; and the Art Guitar Auction.

Tickets for Richardson residents are $12. To prove residency, the city asks that a water bill, utility bill, phone bill or valid driver's license with a Richardson address be presented at the following locations. Residents may purchase up to six tickets per household.

  • Customer Service Department at City Hall, 411 W. Arapaho Road, Ste. 101

  • Richardson Gymnastics Center, 300 E. Arapaho Road

  • Huffhines Recreation Center, 200 N. Plano Road

  • Heights Recreation Center, 711 W. Arapaho Road

  • Richardson Senior Center, 820 W. Arapaho Road, Ste. 100


For non-Richardson residents, single-day and weekend tickets are now on sale. General admission one-day tickets are $30 online or $40 at the gate and good for entry Friday or Saturday. Tickets for Sundays performances are available online for $15. Three-day festival passes cost $65.

For a full lineup, schedule and more info, visit this link.
By Olivia Lueckemeyer
Olivia Lueckemeyer graduated in 2013 from Loyola University New Orleans with a degree in journalism. She joined Community Impact Newspaper in October 2016 as reporter for the Southwest Austin edition before her promotion to editor in March 2017. In July 2018 she returned home to the Dallas area and became editor of the Richardson edition.


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