Get Your Festival on in May

Dragon Festival

Festival season is here and DART makes it easy to enjoy all the music, food, art and more that these events offer. Here are just some of May’s DARTable festivals.

Plano AsiaFest – May 6
Haggard Park (DARTable Gem)
asianamericanheritage.org
Downtown Plano Station
Celebrating its 14th anniversary, AsiaFest 2017 showcases the rich cultures of Asia. Festival goers will enjoy traditional Asian delicacies and performances, as well as a fashion show, and for children of all ages, there will be lots of activities from painting and drawing to trying out various musical instruments.

DFW Dragon Boat, Kite and Lantern Festival – May 21
Lake Carolyn
dfwdragonboatfestival.com
Las Colinas Urban Center Station
This festival has become one of the largest events focusing on raising diversity awareness in the Southwest. Visitors will enjoy cultural performances, an international costumes parade, interactive activities, lantern riddles, carnival-type games and more.

Cinco de Mayo Festival – May 6
150 N. Sixth St., Garland
visitgarlandtx.com
Downtown Garland Station
Bring the family and all your friends to this exciting event that features bounce houses for the children, Ballet Folkloric performances, live entertainment, great food and fun for the entire family.

Festival de Mayo – May 7
Fair Park
univision.com
Fair Park Station
This one-day festival presented by Univision Local Media is a celebration of Hispanic culture. It features live performances by Regional Mexican artists, vendor displays, demonstrations, authentic food and cultural exhibits.

Asian Festival – May 13
Fair Park
gdaacc.com
Fair Park Station
This family-friendly festival will showcase Asian cuisines from countries like Sri Lanka, Thailand and China. Highlights include cultural performances, arts and crafts, a children’s zone, and a cultural pavilion area to learn about each culture.

Homegrown Music Festival – May 13
Main Street Garden
homegrownfest.com
St. Paul Station
This local music and outdoor festival will once again fill vibrant Downtown Dallas with music and art at the Main Street Garden Park. Attendees can expect live art demonstrations and local vendors selling art, wares, food and beverages.

Wildflower! Arts & Music Festival – May 19-21
Galatyn Park
wildflowerfestival.com
Galatyn Park Station
This eclectic event features activities for the whole family, including live entertainment across multiple stages. The Kidz Korner offers all kinds of fun such as free games, crafts and a live butterfly habitat. The Wild! Marketplace is a shopping adventure with imports, novelties and arts and crafts.

About DART Daily

Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) gets you around 13 cities with rail, bus, paratransit, and rideshare services. We serve DFW International Airport and Fort Worth via the Trinity Railway Express (TRE). The service area consists of 13 cities: Addison, Carrollton, Cockrell Hill, Dallas, Farmers Branch, Garland, Glenn Heights, Highland Park, Irving, Plano, Richardson, Rowlett and University Park.
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