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Greenest Festival in North Texas is a Showcase for Spring Flowers

04.12.2013 | By:

Enjoy free live music and outdoor fun from 11 am until sundown at nearby Tandy Hills. Relax on the hillside, taking in solar-powered tunes emceed by KXT 91.7 DJ Paul Slavens. Enjoy good food, flowers and fun:

  • Eclectic, solar-powered music by 10 musical acts, including Whiskey Folk Ramblers and Brave Combo
  • Prairie-wildflower hikes for all ages
  • Nature craft activities for kids
  • Food & beverage
  • 160-acres of natural area, 1 mile north of Texas Wesleyan
  • Named “Best Outdoor Cultural Event in 2010” by Fort Worth Weekly

Besides leading students in research, I go to Tandy Hills as often as I can to walk and think, to enjoy the wildlife, nature sounds and serenity,” says Bruce Benz, professor of biology. “Prairie Fest is a local annual celebration of Spring renewal. The spring wildflower walks at Tandy Hills Prairie are the best in Tarrant County, bar none! Don’t miss it, we will be there!”
2013 Prairie Fest Saturday, April 27 11 a.m. to sundown Tandy Hills Natural Area 3400 View Street in Fort Worth
The park is named after Lewis Tandy, who was related to George Tandy. Along with Arch and W.D. Hall, George Tandy donated the land for Polytechnic College—what we know today as Texas Wesleyan University.
Get to know your local prairie!