MUDBUG FESTIVAL On Saturday, May 11th, the Mudbug Festival returns to the John Bunker Sands Wetland Center. This FREE family fun day includes: live animal presentations, education & partnership booths, kid activities, face painting, local music, food trucks, ice cream, crawfish, and much more. Wetlands are vital for wildlife habitat, natural filtration, and water supply. Since 2010 the Wetland Center has provided hands on education to champion the importance of water, wetland, and wildlife conservation in North Texas region. MUDBUG 5K/10K/KIDS FUN RUN Come run with us! Put your trail legs on and test at the 2nd REI Trail Run at the Mudbug Festival. Whether you're looking to run your first trail race or hit a personal best, this fun, light-hearted race will help you set your pace! The run starts and ends at John Bunker Sands Wetland Center and takes runners on the levees through the wetlands.