Streams & Valleys is awarded $72,500 to create a master plan that comprehensively addresses landscaping, signage, safety and parking elements of the Phyllis J. Tilley Memorial Pedestrian Bridge. The bridge honors the founder of Streams & Valleys and creator of Mayfest, Phyllis J. Tilley. It beautifully enhances Fort Worth's walkability, public green space and means for alternative transportation. This grant will also provide landscaping and irrigation improvements around the bridge signage, as well as help create a monument sign area with seat walls, plaza paving and accent lighting.
With many different sponsorship opportunities available, Mayfest is able to tailor-fit a package designed just for your company. Sponsorship levels start at just $5,000 and are the fastest way to show our roughly 200,000 patrons just how much you care about their community. If you are interested in sponsoring Mayfest, please contact us for more information. Please be sure to include your contact and company information. Our latest EVENT SUMMARY is available here. It is a wonderful, comprehensive publication with complete summary details and photos from Mayfest 2016 with the sponsor’s perspective in mind.
Aren’t friends just the greatest?! We think Mayfest “Friends” sure are and we’d love for you to be our friend! When you donate to Mayfest, you are helping the Fort Worth community and ensuring that Mayfest will continue for many more generations. Just think of how many smiles, laughs, and memories will be made in years to come – all because you decided to donate to Mayfest. All donation levels over $50 include tickets to the festival and, most importantly, the satisfaction of knowing that you did something great for your community. Please CLICK HERE to download the Friends of the Festival Brochure. All donations are tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowable by the law. Mayfest, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.
2017 Friends of the Festival Donors
Mayfest is an annual four-day family festival held on 33 picturesque acres in Trinity Park in Fort Worth, Texas. 200,000 people attend Mayfest each year to experience the many different attractions and areas. From young to old, Mayfest includes something for everyone and entertains the entire family.
With three dedicated music stages playing over 58 hours of live music, everyone will definitely be entertained - no matter what their taste in music might be! Pop, Rock, Country, Jazz, Texas Country, Bluegrass, Cover bands, and more are heard throughout the festival grounds. If you love music, you'll love Mayfest!
The number one priority of Mayfest is to produce a safe and secure festival. Mayfest works in conjunction with the Fort Worth Police Dept. , Fort Worth Fire Dept., Office of Emergency Management, MedStar, Texas Health Resources Harris Methodist Hospital, R.A.C.E.S., and others to provide a secure environment for everyone at Mayfest.
The mission of Mayfest is two-fold: 1) To raise funds to support community programs and recreational development of the Trinity River and Fort Worth City parks. 2) To continue to produce an outstanding family festival for Fort Worth. Mayfest has given more than $7.1 million to the Fort Worth community in its 44-year history.
Most people who enjoy Mayfest do so because it’s a fun way to make lasting memories with their family and friends. But Mayfest is more than just a festival! The proceeds generated by this wonderful event are used to provide grants to our three founding organizations further enhancing the quality of life for North Texans. In the 44-year history of Mayfest, more than $7,100,000 has been given back to the community!
The following grants have been awarded totaling $205,000 from the proceeds from the 2016 Mayfest Festival.
PARD receives a grant in the amount of $60,500 to be used for the construction of two permanent port-a-let enclosures in Trinity Park. These enclosures will help create a safer, more attractive environment in Trinity Park by deterring graffiti and vandalism.
The Junior League of Fort Worth has been awarded $72,000 to sponsor the Kids in the Kitchen and Pancake Breakfast programs. The goal of Kids in the Kitchen is to empower youth to make healthy lifestyle choices and help reverse the growth of childhood obesity and its associated health issues. The Junior League of Fort Worth is also partnering with Cook Children's Hospital to provide a morning filled with family fun activities and a delicious pancake breakfast for over 300 patients at Cook's main and satellite campuses.