Patriotic weekend activities include a performance by country legend Steve Wariner, new VIP Tent, Kids’ Carnival, New Car Show, Bean Bag Tournament, BBQ Cookoff and Fun Run.
Sealy, Texas, July 3, 2014 - The Sealy Community Foundation brings first-class entertainment and family fun to Sealy’s 6th Annual Sealybration July 11-12, Sealy, TX. Grammy-award winning country legend Steve Wariner will headline the entertainment line-up and new festivities, such as the car show and VIP tent for the Saturday night concerts, will draw more than 10,000 attendees.
“Sealybration is always a highly anticipated event that brings the town together to celebrate our great country and to make family memories,” said Melanie Willingham, President of the Sealy Community Foundation. “The event’s proceeds go towards higher education scholarships for Sealy High School seniors, as well as donations to local non-profit organizations. We have given more than $19,000 to deserving seniors and organizations in the last six years. It’s rewarding to not only provide a fun festival for the city to enjoy, but to also serve a need while doing so.”
Sealybration kicks off Thursday, July 10 at 6 p.m. with family fun at the Kidzone carnival, which is open through Saturday night. The gates open at 6 p.m. Friday, July 11 and features food and retail vendors, the bean bag tournament, BBQ cook off and 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 musical entertainment gets started when The Triumphs hit the stage playing their 50s and 60s tunes.
The gates open at 7 a.m. Saturday for all day fun at the Kidzone carnival and the tractor show, new car show, chicken bingo and softball tournament. Musical entertainment starts at 5 p.m. with Fred Rusk and the Zydeco Hi-Steppers. Local up-and-coming Texas music artists, The Washers, take the stage next with Steve Wariner up at 11:30 p.m. A spectacular fireworks show will light up the night sky at 9:15 p.m.
A new feature this year is Saturday night’s VIP tent where for $60 attendees enjoy red carpet treatment, including reserved parking close to the venue, seats in a private tent in front of the stage, a catered meal, five free beer tokens, 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 country legend Steve Wariner.
Admission for Friday, July 11 is $10 for adults, $5 for children 6-12, and 5 and under are free with festival hours running from 6 p.m. until midnight. Saturday, July 12 entry is $10 for adults from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. and $15 from 5 p.m. until close.
Children 6-12 are $5, and 5 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. In addition, discounted carnival passes are available for $15 per day before the event. They will cost $20 at the event.
The event is held at Sealy's B&PW Park, 1008 Main Street, Sealy, Texas.
Sealybration is sponsored by the Sealy Community Foundation, a local non-profit organization whose mission is serving as a voice for all non-profits, with intent to advance education and charity. For registration forms, a detailed schedule of the Sealybration festivities, or to purchase VIP tickets, visit www.sealycommunityfoundation.org. Also, like “Sealy Community Foundation” on Facebook for updated information and contests.
Summer Festival Forms Online for BBQ Cook-off, Tractor Show, Car Show, Parade, Retail and Food Vendors, 5K Fun Run, Softball Tournament, Bean Bag Tournament
SEALY, TX - JUNE 9, 2014 - The Sealy Community Foundation is excited to announce that applications are available at www.SealyCommunityFoundation.org for Sealybration 2014 food and retail vendors, the BBQ cook-off, tractor show, car show, 5 Alarm 5K fun run, and softball and beanbag tournaments.
Sealybration is Austin County’s “can’t miss” summer event held July 11-12, 2014 packed with activities for the whole family to enjoy, including a barbecue cook-off, bean bag tournament, car show, Annual Stars & Strikes Classic softball tournament, 5 Alarm 5K run, vendor booths, patriotic parade, and carnival. It’s all capped off with an awesome fireworks display Saturday night!
Food and Retail Vendors
Show off your wares to more than 10,000 attendees at Sealybration. The festival starts Friday, July 11, 2014 at 6 p.m. and runs until midnight July 12, 2014. For more information and to register contact Chairperson Kristin Haidusek at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit http://sealycommunityfoundation.weebly.com/vendors.html
The 5th annual BBQ cook-off begins July 11 with awards announced the afternoon of July 12. The entry fee is $100 for brisket, pork spare ribs, and chicken with a $10 jackpot per entry for margarita, chef’s choice and pinto beans. Prizes include showmanship; $150 for first place in each category; $125 for second place; and $100 for third; as well as $400 for grand champion; and $200 reserve overall. The entry deadline is July 9. Contact Chairperson Aaron Ward at email@example.com for questions or access form online at http://sealycommunityfoundation.weebly.com/bbq-cookoff.html
Register now for the tractor show and parade. Check-in begins July 12 at 9 a.m. and the parade starts at 10 a.m. The show runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. with judging at 1 p.m. There is no entry fee. Awards will be given to 1st, 2nd, 3rd - Restored Tractor; 1st, 2nd, 3rd - Non-restored, Working Tractor; Best of Show; Oldest Tractor; and Most Unique Tractor. Contact Chairperson Jeremy Waters at firstname.lastname@example.org or access the registration form online at http://sealycommunityfoundation.weebly.com/tractor-show.html
NEW Car Show
The first annual Sealybration Car Show will be held July 12 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in front of historic Liedertafel Hall at 116 Lux Road in Sealy. More than 300 cars are expected to be on display for this free event that includes awards, music, raffles and food. Contact Chairperson Joshua Ward at Joshua.Ward@sbcglobal.net or go online http://sealycommunityfoundation.weebly.com/car-show-new.html
3rd Annual 5 Alarm 5K and 1K Fun Runs
Join in the fun and run to help raise money for the Sealy Volunteer Fire Department at the 5 Alarm 5k and 1K on July 11, 2014 starting at 8:30 p.m. Early registration is now open through July 6 and is $15 for 12 and under, $20 for students running the 5K, and $25 for all others. Each participant receives a t-shirt and is eligible for awards based on age. Also, new is this year is the ability to honor a fire fighter with an “In Memory of” or “In Honor of” sponsorship of at least $50. Their name will appear on the run t-shirt and advertising. For questions or information contact email@example.com or like Sealy 5 Alarm 5K on Facebook. Register online at www.eztoregister.com.
Bean Bag Tournament
Calling all two-person bean bag tossing teams! The tournament starts Friday, July 11 at 8 p.m. Walk-up registration starts at 7 p.m. and the fee is $20 per two-person team. There are cash awards for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place. Contact Chairperson Keith Novicke at firstname.lastname@example.org or access the registration form and rules online at http://sealycommunityfoundation.weebly.com/bean-bag-tournament.html
Help celebrate the U.S.A with a float sponsored by your organization. Contact Chairperson Tiffany Sodolak at email@example.com for information and to register.
Sealybration is sponsored by the Sealy Community Foundation, a local non-profit organization whose mission is serving as a voice for all non-profits, with intent to advance education and charity. For registration forms or a detailed schedule of the Sealybration festivities, visit www.sealycommunityfoundation.org. Also, “like” Sealy Community Foundation on Facebook for updated information and contests.
Angela Schmidt, firstname.lastname@example.org, (979) 885-4009
The Triumphs, Fred Rusk and the Zydeco Hi-Steppers and The Washers Round Out the Sealybration Entertainment Line-Up
SEALY, TX - MARCH 3, 2014 - The Sealy Community Foundation is excited to announce this year’s entertainment line-up for Sealybration to be held July 11-12, 2014. Grammy-award winning country singer Steve Wariner will headline the summer festival on Saturday night. Opening for Wariner will be Fred Rusk and Zydeco Hi-Steppers and up-and-coming Texas music artists, The Washers. Friday night will feature local favorites The Triumphs playing 50s and 60s hits. read more
Wariner is famous for more than 30 top 10 hits and 14 no. 1 hits including “Some Fools Never Learn,” “The Weekend” and “Holes in the Floor of Heaven.” He has teamed up with the likes of Chet Atkins, Brad Paisley, and Vince Gill to write award-winning songs. He has won four Grammys with his most recent in 2010 for a tribute to Chet Atkins.
“Every year we work to raise the bar higher as we plan a first class event for everyone to enjoy,” said Melanie Willingham, President of the Sealy Community Foundation. “We are thrilled to host country legend Steve Wariner. This year’s line-up has something for all ages so come out for a fun time and to support the local community.”
Sealybration is Austin County’s “can’t miss” summer event packed with activities for the whole family to enjoy, including a barbecue cook-off, bean bag tournament, car show, Annual Stars & Strikes Classic softball tournament, 5 Alarm 5K run, vendor booths, patriotic parade, and carnival. It’s all capped off with an awesome fireworks display Saturday night!
Sealybration is sponsored by the Sealy Community Foundation, a local non-profit organization whose mission is serving as a voice for all non-profits, with intent to advance education and charity.
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.