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4th Annual Pearland International Festival with 70's, 80's R-E-W-I-N-D Dance Kickoff Party featuring The Molly Ringwalds

Pearland Foundation for the Performing and Visual Arts

Friday, September 16, 2016 at 5:00 PM - Saturday, September 17, 2016 at 10:00 PM (CDT)

4th Annual Pearland International Festival with 70's,...

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9-16-2016 & 9-17-2016 - ADULT 2 Day Pass to Concert on Friday 16th and Festival on Saturday the 17th. Must be 18 or Older Only
“Come Join the Kickoff Party” as we R-E-W-I-N-D September 16th back to the 70’s and 80’s dance party. Pick your decade and get dressed up! Featuring all of your fave 70’s and 80’s tunes performed live by The Grooves and headliner The Molly Ringwalds. Doors open at 5pm. This is a 2-Day pass that includes Friday's concert and Saturday's festival and concert with Sandy G y Los Gavilanes and Soca & Reggae sensation headliner The Galaxy Band Houston.
Sep 16, 2016 $25.00 $2.37
9-17-2016 - GENERAL ADULT ADMISSIONS Sep 17, 2016 $15.00 $1.82
9-17-2016 - GENERAL KIDS ADMISSIONS 12 YEARS AND YOUNGER ONLY Sep 17, 2016 $5.00 $1.27
9-17-2016 -(11AM - 3PM) VIP Tent will showcase a “Taste of Pearland” serving the best bites and sips that Pearland has to offer. 21 year or older only.
VIP Tent will showcase a “Taste of Pearland” serving the best bites and sips that Pearland has to offer. Starting at 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Winery's and Restaurants TBD. Join us for this celebration of Pearland’s culinary excellence, wineries and local restaurants during the Taste of Pearland. Samples of food and wine from all participating restaurants and wineries; Keepsake wine glass; Discounts from one of the participating wineries; and special offers for event attendees at hosting retail locations
Sep 17, 2016 $50.00 $3.74
9-17-2016 -(4PM - 9PM) VIP Tent will showcase a “Taste of Pearland” serving the best bites and sips that Pearland has to offer. 21 year or older only.
VIP Tent will showcase a “Taste of Pearland” serving the best bites and sips that Pearland has to offer. Starting at 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Winery's and Restaurants TBD. Join us for this celebration of Pearland’s culinary excellence, wineries and local restaurants during the Taste of Pearland. Samples of food and wine from all participating restaurants and wineries; Keepsake wine glass; Discounts from one of the participating wineries; and special offers for event attendees at hosting retail locations
Sep 17, 2016 $50.00 $3.74

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SAVE THE DATE: SEPTEMBER 16-17, 2016

 

Pearland Foundation for the Performing and Visual Arts (PFPVA) announces the 4th Annual Pearland International Festival. Scheduled for Friday September 16th, 2016 the World’s Greatest 80’s Experience, hailing from Sheffield, England the legendary band The Molly Ringwalds. The totally amazing tribute artists, The Molly Ringwalds, will be delivering their unparalleled tribute act at iFest.
 
You will be able to fall in love with the electric eighties all over again when you go to see The Molly Ringwalds. A show from The Molly Ringwalds is sure to be an incredible night that everyone, from the uninitiated to the most diehard eighties fans alike, will enjoy and appreciate. Don't pass up your opportunity to re-experience the best moments of one of the most hedonistic decades of culture and music. 
 
Saturday September 17th, 2016 Galaxy Band will return for the 3rd year with their captivating sound of Reggae, Soca, R&B, Dancehall, Jazz and Pop with the authentic styles from the Caribbean with the sounds and rhythms of the islands. In 2013 they received an award for the best Caribbean live band and entertainment group in the state of Texas by the Caribbean Achievements Award (CAA) Organization of Houston.
 
Plan to be at iFest this year which will be held at the Pearland Town Center in Pearland. Sponsorships, Volunteer Opportunities and Vendor Booth space is now available online through our website: www.ifestoftexas.org . Check out www.VisitPearland.com for hotel rates and other Pearland destinations. A Perfect Pick for a weekend getaway in Pearland.
Have questions about 4th Annual Pearland International Festival with 70's, 80's R-E-W-I-N-D Dance Kickoff Party featuring The Molly Ringwalds? Contact Pearland Foundation for the Performing and Visual Arts

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Pearland Town Center
11200 Broadway Street
Pearland, TX 77584

Friday, September 16, 2016 at 5:00 PM - Saturday, September 17, 2016 at 10:00 PM (CDT)


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Pearland Foundation for the Performing and Visual Arts


The Pearland Foundation for the Performing and Visual Arts (PFPVA) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to promote awareness of the community's cultural diversity through events, education and scholarship programs.    
PFPVA’s fourth annual Pearland International Festival offers a unique way to help raise funds and cultural awareness. All proceeds from the Pearland International Festival are dedicated to performing and visual arts scholarships for local Pearland students seeking to pursue higher education in the visual arts field.  PFPVA has provided twenty (20) scholarships from the proceeds from the 2014-2015 festival.

Support your community through sponsorship of the 4th Pearland International Festival 2016, and convey your company’s support of Pearland’s as a cultural destination. By putting Pearland on the cultural map, we open a valuable channel for increased tourism and commerce, which benefits the entire community.  Over 16,800 Pearland residents and adventurous tourists attend the Festival. We would love to have you join us as part of the cultural fabric of Pearland!

Sponsorship has proven to be a powerful marketing and branding tool. The benefits of arts sponsorship include:

● Measurable Increase in Sales
● Growth of Brand Awareness
● Development of Customer Loyalty
● Lead Generation from event promotions
● Fostering of Community Goodwill

Attendance at our 2015 festival was a record breaking 16237 festival goers  – we invite you to take advantage of that foot traffic and community exposure through sponsorship!

Pearland International Festival offers sponsorship levels and benefits packages for both days September 16th and 17th  2016 Festival, which include marketing opportunities, VIP passes, and much more. A sponsorship package can also be customized to meet the unique needs of your business.

 

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Fourth Annual Pearland International Festival Announces Two-Day Line-up and New Location

 

PEARLAND, TEXAS – The Pearland International Festival, an annual celebration of the cultural expansion and impression in Pearland, has announced the program and line-up changes for the 4th annual festival. The new line-up for the festival will include an intimate adult-only Friday evening concert followed by a full day of family activities and entertainment on Saturday. The dates have been confirmed as September 16-17, 2016 where the two-day bash will be held at The Pearland Town Center. The Festival has grown tremendously since its institution in 2012, more than 16,000 visitors were noted to have enjoyed the festival last year and expects more than 18,000 this year.

“With the growth of the festival and the excitement we have been able to generate regarding our community’s diversity, the Foundation felt that we needed to expand this year’s festival,” said Joshua Hari, co-founder of the Pearland Foundation for the Performing and Visual Arts. “The two-day event will provide us with a number of amazing food vendors, cultural performances,
and highlight Pearland’s cultural mix.”

Friday’s festival line-up and kickoff party is a dedicated oldies theme. Festival goers can look forward to memory lane with featured hits from the 70s all the way through the 90s, including an exclusive performance by 80s cover-band sensation, The Molly Ringwalds. Food trucks and various beverage stations, including beer, wine, sodas, and water, will be on hand. The $25 admission for Friday also allows entry for Saturday’s event. However, Friday night will be limited to attendees who are 18 or older.

Saturday’s family-friendly line-up will feature an enhanced H-E-B Kids Zone experience, with many free activities for children. In addition, live music and dance performances, international food, and family-fun activities with occur throughout Saturday’s Festival. To cap off the event, Caribbean Achievement Award-winners, the Galaxy Band, will return for their third year with a special performance. Tickets for Saturday’s event are $15 for adults and $5 for children under 12 years of age. 

“We really appreciate the generous support of our community partners, including H-E-B,” said Mark Smith, this year’s chairman of the Pearland Foundation for the Performing and Visual Arts. “It’s because of their support that we can offer many of the H-E-B Kids Zone activities for free. Cultural is about family and community, so we really want our families to come out and have a great time.”

In addition to H-E-B’s sponsorship, the festival is supported by a City of Pearland Cultural Arts Grant program from the City of Pearland Convention & Visitors Bureau. The Pearland CVB has A Perfect Pick to… Getaway! Promotion which includes discounted hotel rates and other promotions throughout the year for a getaway in Pearland. For exclusive International Festival rates, attendees can log on to www.PearlandiFest.org and select Special Events in Pearland.

 

Vendor booth and sponsorship opportunities are available and donations are very welcome. For purchase tickets or for more information visit www.PearlandiFest.org or contact us at 291-993-8817 or Info@PearlandiFest.org.

 The Pearland Foundation for the Performing and Visual Arts 

The organization that hosts the Pearland iFest is the Pearland Foundation for the Performing and Visual Arts. The Pearland Foundation for the Performing and Visual Arts (PFPVA) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to promote awareness of the community's cultural diversity through events, education and scholarship programs. PFPVA’s fourth annual Pearland International Festival offers a unique way to help raise funds and cultural awareness. All proceeds from the Pearland International Festival are dedicated to performing and visual arts scholarships for local high school students seeking to pursue higher education. With the attraction’s growth, PFPVA has been able to award and many scholarships with 20 of those being awarded during the 2015-2016 school year. 

Our Mission:

The Pearland Foundation for the Performing and Visual Arts promotes awareness of the community's cultural diversity through events, education, and scholarship programs.

Our Purpose: 

Pearland Foundation for the Performing and Visual Arts believes in the vital role of arts and culture in our society. We are dedicated to providing scholarships for students to realize their creative potential contributing to the cultural enrichment of a global society.  Our mission and strategic goals are focused on making the arts a vital, visible, and integral part of the intellectual and cultural life in Pearland through a Festival inspired by rich culture celebrating heritage, food, music and festivities.

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4th Annual Pearland International Festival with 70's, 80's R-E-W-I-N-D Dance Kickoff Party featuring The Molly Ringwalds
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