TEMPLE, Texas — The City of Temple Parks and Recreation Department is preparing for the 2019 Bloomin' Festival, an annual event that runs on the last weekend of April every year.

The festival will feature a carnival, food vendors and musical talent at the Martin Luther King Festival Grounds from Thursday, April 25 through Sunday, April 28.

How much does it cost?

Tickets can be purchased online for a reduced price. 

Online adult tickets cost $10 for a one-day pass and $15 for a two-day pass. Children ages five to ten can get a one-day pass for $5 or a two-day pass for $10.

At-the-gate tickets cost $15 for a single-day pass, $25 for a two-day pass, and $5 for a child's one-day pass.

Children less than five get in free.

Carnival wristbands are available for purchase. Wristbands cost $20 for Thursday, $25 for Friday, $30 for Saturday and $25 for Sunday. 

Individual tickets for rides are also sold for $1 each, but some rides require more than one ticket.

When does it go down?

The carnival schedule is as follows:

  • Thursday | 6 p.m. - 10 p.m.
  • Friday | 6 p.m. - Midnight
  • Saturday | 11 a.m. - Midnight
  • Sunday | 2 p.m. - 10 p.m.
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Tasty Treats

G's 183 Pit Stop

JBW Vending, LLC

Fat Boys BBQ

Papi Taco Concessions 

Big Dog BBQ

Lowe's Legs

Kona Ice

Temple Cravings

Zarpana's Island Grill

Gale's Galley

Mango Taco LLC 

Toka Island Grill

Live music

The festival will have live music on Friday and Saturday on two separate stages. The lineups are as follows:

Friday 

Gates open at 6 p.m.

Mac Haik Stage

Kris Jones 7 p.m.

Randall King 8:45 p.m.

Wade Bowen 10:30 p.m.

Cefco Stage

Tejano Highway 281 6 p.m.

Elida Reyna Y Avante 7:45 p.m.

Michael Salgado 9:45 p.m.

Saturday

 Gates open at 11 a.m.

Mac Haik Stage

Def Leggend 5 p.m.

T.G. Sheppard 7 p.m.

Jason Boland & the Stragglers 8:45 p.m.

Maddie and Tae 10:30 p.m.

Cefco Stage

The Peterson Brothers 5 p.m.

Dysfunkshun Junkshun 6 p.m.

Tameca Jones 8 p.m.

Next Town Down 9:15 p.m.

Road closures

Festival organizers announced several roads would be closed for the festival and parking would be available on a first-come-first-served basis.

More information on the festival is available on the City of Temple website.

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