Fort Worth prepares for May merriment

March 21, 2014 by  

Residents and visitors in Fort Worth are sure to be keenly awaiting the Mayfest celebration scheduled in the spring.

Since 1973, Mayfest has been raising funds and supporting the community, along with three organizations receiving the benefits: City of Fort Worth parks and Community Services Department, Junior League of Fort Worth, Inc., and Streams and Valleys, Inc. The event has brought $6,500,000 into the community since its inception.

Mayfest presents many activities and forms of entertainment. There will be three music stages, as well as four stages for performing arts productions. Family-friendly adventures include a human maze, bungee jumping, petting zoo, and pony rides. There will also be a children’s area which offers over 20 booths of fun activities at no charge for kids ages 3-12. Other activities not to miss include carnival rides and duck races.

A Mayfest 2014 Run with 10K, 5K and 1K distances offered through the Trinity Park area. There will be a Market with over 60 vendors presenting paintings, garden art, stained glass, jewelry, and other arts and crafts.

Vendors typically work with local print companies for banner printing. Banners are used in the booths to reflect the company and product offered. They are usually made of sturdy vinyl and can be in any size and color combination.

The festival will be held May 1-4. Other information about the event, as well as registration details, can be found on the website.