For more than three decades, one of the nation’s most impressive and unique Independence Day celebrations has been held in the North Texas town of Addison. While 4.4 square mile Addison is only home to 15,000 residents, each July 3rd Addison Kaboom Town! wows fans as one of the top fireworks shows in the country. Continue reading
Addison is known as the place to gather and celebrate with great music, food and fun. The town’s Special Events team has worked to create ways to safely allow guests to congregate and enjoy live music, and thus has launched Addison Weekend Drive-In presented by Oncor, two weekends of live music offered to patrons in a drive-in environment. The concerts replace Addison After Dark, a more hands-on interactive entertainment series which the town had been offering monthly. Continue reading
Since its inception in 1993, Taste Addison has earned a reputation for curating the most exciting collection of musical entertainment and pairing it with a menu of culinary treats that showcases the city’s celebrated restaurant history. When the festival returns May 29-31, 2020, it will again present an array of musical legends sure to please everyone.
On Friday night, Taste Addison celebrates its opening night with a party on the Main Stage. The laid-back sounds of Fin City kick off the festival with Jimmy Buffett favorites like “Margaritaville” and “Cheeseburger in Paradise.” Then, Emerald City Band revels in danceable Top 40 covers from the ’80s, ’90s, ’00s and today. Finally, rapper-singer Flo Rida closes out the evening with fun party hits like “Low,” “Right Round” and “Good Feeling.” Continue reading
Garrison Brothers Distillery, the first legal whiskey distillery in Texas, announced today the semi-finalists in its Bourbon Brawl 2020 contest, a state-wide bartender competition with a grand prize of $10,000.
The results are in and the five semi-finalists for each city have been determined. They are: Continue reading
Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller announced the start of School Breakfast Week, which runs March 2 through 6, 2020, and reminds Texas students that a great day starts with a healthy breakfast. The Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) administers the School Breakfast Program in Texas, collaborating with more than 8,000 schools to serve about 1.8 million morning meals every school day. During School Breakfast Week, eating a super breakfast has special significance as staff, students and faculty join in the celebration. This year, schools across the Lone Star State are using TDA resources with the theme Save the Day with a Healthy Breakfast. Continue reading
Garrison Brothers Distillery, the first legal whiskey distillery in Texas, announced today its plans to celebrate Texas Independence Day in three big ways: The Bourbon Takeover of Texas – a two-week mixology event leading up to March 2 (Texas Independence Day); The Garrison Brothers Bourbon Brawl – a statewide bartender contest; and a 2020 vintage release of Small Batch Texas Straight Bourbon Whiskey. Continue reading