Patriotic Weekend’s Activities Include Live Performances By Country Superstar Mark Chesnutt, Sealy Native Jamie Lin Wilson, Wine Garden, VIP Experience, Kids’ Carnival, Bean Bag Tournament, BBQ Cook-off and Fun Run
SEALY, TX - JUNE 21, 2016 - The Sealy Community Foundation brings first-class entertainment and family fun to Sealy’s 8th Annual Sealybration July 8-9, 2016, and announces the festival’s first presenting sponsor, Sealy Mattress, which connects the global company back to its roots in Sealy, Texas.
“This year the support from the community and sponsors in preparing for Sealybration has been overwhelming, and it truly illustrates the value this event has in the Sealy community,” said Melanie Willingham, President of the Sealy Community Foundation. “We are looking forward to a successful event filled with lots of fun and, most importantly, opportunities to serve our community.”
The gates open at 6 p.m. Friday, July 8, featuring specialty booths, a wine-tasting garden, bean bag tournament, the Kidzone carnival, BBQ cook-off and Annual Stars & Strikes Classic softball tournament. The 5 Alarm 5K and 1K Rookie fun runs are also held Friday night and benefit the Sealy Volunteer Fire Department. At 8 p.m. the weekend's musical entertainment gets started with a performance by Texas singer-songwriter Kevin Robinson. Robinson's music is perfect for two-stepping for the whole family.
The gates open at 8 a.m. Saturday for all-day fun at the Kidzone carnival and softball tournament, as well as the specialty booths. Musical entertainment starts at 5 p.m. with up-and-coming Texas music artists, Jordan York followed by the Dolly Shine band. Sealy native and Americana artist Jamie Lin Wilson takes the stage at 7 p.m., opening up for country superstar Mark Chesnutt, who goes on at 9:45 pm, right after the fireworks. Then, hold onto your hats and get ready for a jam session with alternative country, soul-funk band Shinyribs at 11:30 p.m.
The popular VIP experience is $60 per ticket and includes reserved parking close to the venue, front row seats for the concerts, a catered meal, discounted beer, private restrooms and an unrestricted view of the fireworks. Also, all VIP ticket holders will be entered in a drawing to attend a meet-and-greet with the musical entertainers and Sealy Mattresses!
Admission for Friday, July 8 is $10 for adults, $5 for children 6-12. Those five and under are free with festival hours running from 6 p.m. until midnight. Saturday, July 9 entry is $10 for adults from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. and $15 from 5 p.m. until close. Children 6-12 are $5, and five and under are free all day. Early combo passes are available for $20 and include entry for both days. The early combo passes and the VIP tickets are available at Sealy City Hall, Sealy Chamber of Commerce, Citizens State Bank, Ranch Country Homes and Riverside Tire Center and at sealycommunityfoundation.org.
Sealybration is hosted by the Sealy Community Foundation, a non-profit organization whose mission is serving as a voice for all non-profits, with intent to advance education and charity. To receive updates on Sealybration, be sure to like “Sealy Community Foundation” on Facebook, visit SealyCommunityFoundation.org and search #Sealybration.
The Sealy Community Foundation, a non-profit organization whose mission is to serve as a voice for all other non-profits, while advancing education and philanthropy.