Festival Information

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What are the Dates & Times of the Festival?

  • Friday, April 28th – 6:00 p.m. – midnight
  • Saturday, April 29th – 11:00 a.m. – midnight

Where will Tickets be Sold?

  • Online @ www.BloominTemple.com
    • $15/2-Day Pass (Online Only)
    • $10/ Single Day Pass
    • Kids 12 & Under are FREE
    • If you buy a ticket online you will need to exchange your ticket for a wristband at the gate.
    • At the Gate
      • $10/Single Day Pass
      • 2-Day Pass will not be sold at the gate
  • Kids 12 & Under are FREE

Where is the festival located?

  • The Festival will be held near E. Central Avenue and S. 4th Street in downtown Temple and will extend to E. Avenue B and S. 6th Street near the Temple Police Department

Where are the festival entrances?

  • There will be two festival entrances:
    • E. Central Ave & S. 4th Steet (Near Goodwill)
      • This entrance will be referred to as the Amtrak Main Gate
  • E. Ave. B & S. 2nd St. (parking lot of the Temple Police Department)
  • Gates will open at 6:00pm on Friday and 11:00 am on Saturday

Where to Park?

  • There are several free parking lots located in the downtown Temple area adjacent to the Festival. Parking is first come, first serve, so we recommend getting to the festival early or carpool.

Is there a Host Hotel for Bloomin?

What Can/Can’t we bring with us?


  • Baby Strollers
  • Purse
  • Diaper Bags
  • Cameras – only nonprofessional photos and video cameras will be allowed
  • Portable/collapsible chair (Individual seat only; no double wide or connecting chairs) 
  • Backpacks
  • Aerosol containers, including sunscreen and personal beauty products
  • Any and all professional audio recording equipment
  • Any and all professional photography or video equipment. Video recording will not be allowed
  • Drones or any other remote flying device
  • Coolers of any kind
  • Glass containers of any kind
  • Illegal and Illicit substances of any kind
  • Non-collapsible chairs
  • Outside food or beverage (including alcohol) of any kind
  • Pets (except service animals)
  • Selfie sticks
  • Skateboards, scooters, bicycles, wagons, carts or any personal motorized vehicles (Exceptions will be made for medical use)
  • Tents, canopies, or shade structures of any kind


Exit & Re-Entry:

  • All ticket holders will receive a wristband which allows them to enter & exit the festival as needed. Do not remove your wristband if you plan to come back to the festival.

How do we buy drinks?

  • You will be able to purchase drink tickets for beer at ticket booths located near the two drink tent locations throughout the festival grounds.  You will be able to trade these tickets in for beer and drinks at will.

What payment methods will be accepted?

  • Cash and Credit Card Only
  • Some food & retail vendors may not accept credit cards, however an ATM will be onsite if cash is needed

Is the carnival included in the price of a ticket?

  • Your Bloomin’ wristband will also give you access to the carnival on Friday and/or Saturday, however carnival rides and activities will be an additional cost.

What time will the musical acts take the stage?

  • Friday – 6:00pm-10:30pm
  • Saturday – 11am-11pm

Who is performing this year?

  • Artists and performance schedule will be announced very soon. Please check back often.

How can I volunteer?

  • Please visit www.bloomintemple.com and click on the volunteer application when available. A list of available positions and time slots are shown in the application.

Can I still become a vendor?

  • Vendor registration ends Saturday, April 15th @ 5:00pm
  • Vendor applications can be found online at www.bloomintemple.com

What happens if it rains?

  • In the case of severe weather, festival officials will work closely with police and band management to ensure maximum safety. Canceled or delayed performances will only occur during severe weather situations.