Kathy Jones – Guest Contributor
Aug 19 2016
DeSoto Arts Live! Art & Music Festival



Central Standard Time



DeSoto Town Center Outdoor Amphitheater
211 E. Pleasant Run Road
DeSoto, Texas 75115

DeSoto Arts Live! Art & Music Festival features activities that highlight all genres of art including visual artist booths, dancers, strolling musicians, storytellers and great live musical entertainment featuring Beatles Tribute Band, Me & My Monkey at 4pm and the Original Lakeside at 8pm, and much more! There will also be interactive events such as a Zumba-thon at 11:15 am sponsored by Studio Fitness Club, a Kid's Zone with gaming trucks for gamers of all ages. Come peruse our craft bazaar and art sale, and enjoy lots of great food throughout the day.  Check out the Life Chat at 4:30 pm as radio hosts Feleceia Benton and Esther Calloway interview Desoto's first female African American Mayor, Curtistene McCowan in the Corner Theatre.

Pokemon Trainers are more than welcome to come and Catch 'Em All with a Pokemon Costume contest at 6:30pm, as well as Pokemon Go lures at our Pokestops and the Pokken Tournament game featured at our gaming trucks throughout the day. One can be sure to be the very best Pokemon Master at DeSoto Arts Live!

The event is free including lawn seating for the concerts (bring your lawn chairs). Tickets are available for $15 for reserved pavilion seating beginning at 6pm for the Lakeside concert and evenings entertainment.   Check out for more information on this great community event sponsored by the Desoto Arts Commission.

Join with family and friends for this free festival packed with fun for everyone!