Celebrate Rockwall May 16
Founders Day Festival features country music great Sawyer Brown!
Join one of the best outdoor parties in Texas to celebrate the City of Rockwall’s 161st birthday on May 16 – the Founders Day Festival at Harry Myers Park.
From 10 a.m. until 8:30 p.m. enjoy great live music along with an exciting new array of activities for kids, great shopping at the Market Place and a variety of great cuisine. And, kick back at 7 p.m. for the main attraction, Sawyer Brown!
A top country music band, Sawyer Brown has received numerous awards including the ACM, CMA and CMT top honors for Vocal Group of the Year.
Founders Day Festival 2015 will offer the most exciting event for kids with ACTION PACKED GAMES! Activities include: Zip Line, Climbing Wall, Remote Controlled Race CarTrack, Bounce House Maze and Bungee Trampoline.
Sponsored by the City of Rockwall and produced by the Rockwall Parks and Recreation Department – Founders Day Festival 2015 has no entry or parking fees – music and kids’ events are free.
Festival-goers can shop ‘til they drop with arts and crafts, kids’ items, hats purses, ceramic beaded crosses, candles, wind chimes – and so much more.
They can also eat their way through a great variety of food. Yummy pit stops showcase some of the best regional cuisine along with traditional festival favorites – food trucks will be on site!
“We love our city, and Founders Day Festival 2015 is our way of saying thanks to its great residents and inviting others to come out and see what we have to offer,” said Andy Hesser, the city’s Parks and Recreation Manager. “We want to provide the community with great entertainment at no charge – that’s one of the many perks of living in Rockwall, all you have to do is show up!”
“We think this year’s festival is the best yet. Please join us with family and friends for this blow-out celebration and find out why Rockwall is the greatest!”
Founders Day Festival 2015 opens at 10 a.m.
Sawyer Brown takes the stage at 7 p.m. until 8:30 p.m.
Live Music Entertainment Schedule:
10:00 – 11:15am – Cole Risner
11:30 – 12:45pm – Memphis Soul
1:00 – 2:30pm – Railhead
3:00 – 4:30pm – Clay McClinton
5:00 – 6:30pm – The King Bucks
7:00 – Sawyer Brown Band
Harry Myers Park is located at 945 E. Washington St.
Please go to www.rockwallfoundersday.com for more information and maps.
Event information submitted by:
City of Rockwall
Rockwall, Texas 75087