Countdown begins for Texas Music Fest March 4

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Music Fest 2016

The countdown has begun for the second annual Texas Music Fest, held in Downtown Friendswood in celebration of Texas Independence Day.

This year the event will be March 4 and tickets are on sale now at the Friends of Downtown Friendswood website, www.fdfa.org.

General admission is $10 for adults with children 12 and under free. The event runs from 2 – 9 p.m. at Captain’s Corner Shopping Center at the corner of FM 2351 and FM 518 in Friendswood.

VIP admission is $125 and with it comes VIP seating in a large tent with prime location to the stage, VIP parking, artist meet and greet, a celebration of Texas style food with a unique twist by Chef Kris Jakob of Brasserie 1895, a passed appetizer by Buffalo Cheese and Provisions, four beer/wine tickets, and a Texas Music Fest koozie souvenir.

The event will offer great live music, a variety of vendors, exhibits and great food.
Sponsors and vendors can still sign up to be part of the event.

Levels include Alamo Title Sponsor for $20,000, Republic of Texas VIP Experience for $15,000, Platinum (San Jacinto) for $5,000, Diamond (Gonzales), Gold (Goliad) for $2,500, Silver (Refugio) for $1,000, and Bronze (Brazos) for $500. What each level offers is detailed on the website.

Applications are also online for vendors.

Both sponsorships and vendors’ applications are due by Feb. 1.

Space is limited.

Hosted by the Friends of Downtown Friendswood Association, the mission of this event is to support the vision of Downtown Friendswood by enhancing the economic vitality, promotion, marketing, fostering of partnerships and acting as the lead advocate for Downtown Friendswood.

All proceeds from the event will go into the revitalization of downtown area.

FDFA is a volunteer 501 (c) 4 non-profit organization dedicated to improving Friendswood’s Downtown.

To date, FDFA has been able to return over $70,000 back to the community.

Story by Karolyn Gephart