Summerfest celebration Saturday at Broadway Square Mall

Published on Friday, 27 June 2014 05:45 - Written by

In partnership with local radio station, The Breeze 95.3 102.3, the mall will host Summerfest from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday in the Sears parking lot.

“Broadway Square Mall is pleased to host this free, family-friendly celebration for Tyler-area residents and visitors,” said Candace Foster, director of marketing and business development for Broadway Square Mall, in the news release. “We take pride in our commitment to the local community, and we hope area families will join us for a day of free fun.

Summerfest will provide fun-in-the-sun activities for all ages including food trucks, bounce houses, water slides and arts and crafts. An all-day concert will be provided by The Breeze featuring headliner, Verse City, at 4:30 p.m. Children can enjoy various hands-on activities like helping create a sidewalk chalk mural with other kids. Tyler Police Department and Tyler Fire Department will have a patrol car and fire truck onsite for guests to tour and explore. Face painters from JuJubilee will be available.

Attendees also will enjoy visits with SinClaire the Tiger from Tiger Creek, snow cones from Kona Ice, tacos from Curbside Taco, tours of ReBath’s new exhibit trailer, the chance to win a car courtesy of Silverleaf Resorts and the chance to win free Splash Kingdom tickets.

Area residents can give back to the community by donating blood to Carter Blood Care and by participating in a dunking booth to benefit Pets Fur People.