With the promise to feature local, national and international artists, the Sugar Land Arts Festival is set to return for its second year over the weekend of April 1-2 at the Smart Financial Centre Plaza, 18111 Lexington Blvd., Sugar Land.

Last year's events saw an attendance of more than 3,000 visitors and is expected to draw in closer to 15,000 attendees this year, according to the Sugar Land Cultural Arts Foundation.

The festival features live music as well as more than 100 artist booths, all showcasing painting, sculptures, glass, photography, jewelry, pottery and more. According to the foundation, gates will open at 10 a.m., and the festival will close at 10 p.m. on both April 1 and 2.

Some of the festival's live music roster includes Tribute to George Strait, featuring Derek Spence, The Ziggy Band, Bubba Westly and Flash Back, according to a March 2 news release from the foundation.

In addition to artistry, residents will be able to stop by a beer and wine garden and a variety of food trucks. For children, the Sugar Land Arts Fest has included a "children's art activity area," and a mural painting contest is scheduled for the event.

Tickets are available online for $10 a person for one-day admission or $15 for two-day admission. Children 12 and under are admitted free.

Vendors interested in participating in the event can sign up here.