Music, food, vendors line up to celebrate eclipse in Dallas

DALLAS — The Great American Eclipse is coming in August and event planners in Dallas are looking for vendors who would like to take part in the city’s big downtown party.

Dallas Eclipse Celebration on the Square will be from Aug. 18 to eclipse day Aug. 21, hosted by the Dallas Downtown Association, Dallas Area Visitors Center, Pressed Coffee & Wine Bar, Dallas Arts Association, the city of Dallas, and other downtown businesses.

Food and artisan vendors are welcome to apply for booths in the celebration.

Applications from food or food truck vendors, artists or those selling eclipse-related merchandise will be accepted. Vendors receive a parking space during the event and discounted rate on accommodations.

Applications are due June 1 or June 15 with a late fee.

For more information or to get a vendor application: .

The kickoff party is Aug. 18 at 7 p.m. when vendor and food booths open downtown. Live music begins at 8 p.m. with Barracuda, All Fired Up and Madd Company (Heart, Pat Benatar, and Bad Company cover bands). Food vendors and wine and beer garden are open until 1 a.m.

Aug. 19 and 20, the festival opens at 10 a.m. with vendors and daytime music. Pigs on the Wing (Pink Floyd cover band) plays at 8 p.m. Aug. 19. Steelhorse and Jukebox Heroes (Bon Jovi and Foreigner) are featured starting at 8 p.m. Food vendors and wine and beer garden are open until 1 a.m. both nights.

On eclipse day, Jan Looking Wolf Band of Brothers will play from the roof of Pressed Coffee & Wine bar starting at 8 a.m. Vendors, food vendors and beer & wine garden open until 2 p.m.

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