Arts & Culture

An Insider's Guide to Dallas' MegaFest 2017

The MegaFest returns to Dallas this June! And it comes with a little bit for everyone in the family.

Diana Trujillo
Posted on May 25, 2017

MegaFest, the nation's largest faith, film, and family multi-day festival, is coming back to Dallas in just one month. Whether you're a first-timer or a seasoned participant, it's good to know what's on the schedule to plan ahead.

Head to Klyde Warren Park the kick-off celebration.

The festival runs from June 28-July 1, with a free kick-off event at Klyde Warren Park on Thursday, June 29 featuring live entertainment and giveaways you won't want to miss. The rest of the events will take place at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center just a short D-Link ride away.

Stop by the free expo first.

While the majority of activities at MegaFest are ticketed events, the free expo gives you and the whole family an opportunity to join in on the fun before signing up for a particular session. Think interactive fun and all-around family entertainment at MegaFest's free expo. Show off your singing skills in a karaoke battle or win big with the daily contests and giveaways. Did we mention it's free?

MegaFest has an event specifically for women

Women Thou Art Loosed is designed just for women with a list of great speakers that are sure to inspire you. Enjoy music and pick a hand full of your favorite session topics to attend throughout. Check out the full list of speakers here.

… and there is something planned just for men too.

There's something just for men too! The sessions at ManPower are all about the importance of being present as it relates to your relationship dynamics. Hear from top Pastors and special guests, including Grammy-award winning gospel singer Tye Tribbett.

The kids are covered!

MegaKidz is for ages 5-13 and it's sure to show the kids a great time. Enjoy live music, adventure-themed sessions and fun games. Mega Youth is for the teens in the family (ages 13-18.) Here, the older bunch will hear from engaging speakers, enjoy concerts and so much more. Register your kids today!

Get in some belly laughs.

Enjoy an evening of laughing at this entertaining show that features some notable acts. Nephew Tommy of the Steve Harvey Morning Show is your host for the evening, with Cedric the Entertainer as the headlining act. Cedric will perform along other yet-to-be-named special guests and you know you're in for a good time. Get your tickets to the comedy show here.

Experience the big screen.

This one is for the aspiring actor or director.  Get exclusive insights from some of the leading Hollywood actor, screenwriters, directors and producers, as well attend film screenings. See the full list of impressive attendees here!

Excited yet? It's not too late to register! Get tickets to the whole festival or pick a few favorites – either way you can't go wrong.