ABOUT EPIC FEST: FEATURING FLIGHT OF THE MONARCH

The City of Grand Prairie Parks, Arts & Recreation Department is hosting the first ever Epic Fest: Featuring Flight of the Monarch, in Grand Prairie, Texas. This free event is scheduled for Friday and Saturday, September 21-22 at EpicCentral, 2960 Epic Place (formerly known as GrandCentral), the Grand Lawn Amphitheater, and surrounding facilities to welcome everyone to the new park, highlight the Flight of the Monarch and educate the community on all diverse cultures and backgrounds that make up Grand Prairie. Along with our selected performers, the festival will celebrate the culture, nature and arts of Grand Prairie with headlining performances by the Kumbia Kings and Sister Hazel. Also included in the weekend lineup are The Tejas Brothers, Monica Saldivar, Cleghorn, Bird Dogs, Petty Theft, and many others. Be sure to enjoy a variety of Flight of the Monarch activities including monarch butterfly releases, live entertainment, educational components, multi-cultural performances, vendors, lawn games, food, and beer gardens.

DATES

Friday, September 21
5:00 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.

Saturday, September 22
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 p.m.

LOCATION

The Grand Lawn at EpicCentral
(Formerly Grand Central)
2960 Epic Place
Grand Prairie, Texas 75052

PARKING INFORMATION

Parking will be available at Dubiski High School 2990 State Hwy 161, Grand Prairie, TX 75051 with shuttles to and from EpicCentral. Shuttles will run Friday from 5:30pm – 12:00am and Saturday from 9:00am – 12:00am. NO COOLERS, GLASS OR ALCOHOL PERMITTED ON EVENT PROPERTY.

FLIGHT OF THE MONARCH BUTTERFLY RELEASES (SATURDAY ONLY)

The Flight of the Monarch Butterfly Releases will take place Saturday, September 22 in EpicCentral at the Monarch stage. 12:00 pm, 2:00 pm & 4:00 pm

MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT SCHEDULE

21Sep9:00 pm10:30 pmFeaturedAB Quintanilla III & Kumbia Kings All Starzat EpicFest

22Sep9:30 pm11:00 pmFeaturedSister Hazelat EpicFest

14Sep11:30 am12:00 pmGPISD Performance

21Sep6:30 pm7:30 pmVeronica Y Avance

21Sep8:30 pm9:30 pmTejas Brothers

21Sep8:30 pm9:00 pmAlmas Unidas Ballet Folklorico

22Sep10:00 am10:30 amAANC Ballet Folklorico

22Sep10:45 am11:15 amGPISD Performance

22Sep12:00 pm12:20 pmFlight of the Monarch Butterfly Release #1

22Sep12:30 pm1:00 pmGPISD Performance

22Sep(Sep 22)1:00 pm23(Sep 23)2:00 pmCleghorn

22Sep2:00 pm2:20 pmFlight of the Monarch Butterfly Release #2

22Sep2:30 pm3:00 pmTOLOA Tongan Dancers

22Sep3:00 pm4:00 pmMonica Saldivar

22Sep4:00 pm4:20 pmFlight of the Monarch Butterfly Release

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

For sponsorship opportunities, please contact Events Manager, Erin Hart at ehart@gptx.org or 972-237-8110.

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