Peace, Love and Mayfest is the core theme for 2009, reflected in the fun, hip logo. The hope is for festival goers to feel the peace that the river and park can give them. The love for the Fort Worth community reflected in the annual celebration and the fun that is unique to the Mayfest experience. So, mark your calendars now for April 30th through May 3rd 2009.
Mayfest has a long, rich history of serving the Fort Worth community. The festival began in 1973 as a celebration of the beautification and improvement of the Trinity River and greenbelt.
Mayfest has now evolved into a four day family festival. The festival includes an Art Market, Children’s Area, Riverbank Area, Sports Area, The Zone (Teen Area), the Mayfest Run, Special Needs Day, Senior Citizen’s Day, Military Day and tremendous entertainment on over six different stages . There are a number of attractions, free activities and a delectable offering of food and beverage. From young to old, Mayfest includes something for everyone and strives to entertain the entire family.