Art in the Square: What to know before you go

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As of Wednesday, the National Weather Service reports strong to severe weather chances for Tarrant County Saturday and Sunday, but has not said what time the storms could happen.

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The Southlake Women’s club will host its 22nd Art in the Square, an arts event that takes place in Southlake Town Square, this weekend.

The family-friendly event features over 200 emerging and high school artists, with proceeds going back to 28 local organizations and programs.

Art in the Square will run from Friday to Sunday. As of Wednesday, the National Weather Service reports strong to severe weather chances for Tarrant County on Saturday and Sunday, but has not said what time the storms could happen.

From hours to parking, here’s what to know before you go.

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A passer-by checks out Fedrick Prescott’s colorful menagerie at the 17th annual Art in the Square. Max Faulkner [email protected]

Is there an admission fee for Art in the Square?

No, Art in the Square is free to attend. Tickets are required for food and drink vendors as well as children’s activities. Ticket booths will be located around the square.

What time is Art in the Square open?

Art in the Square is open on Friday from 4-10:30 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Where can I park for free during Art in the Square?

Free parking is available around Southlake Town Square, located north of Southlake Boulevard, with both surface lots and parking garages offered.

Are dogs allowed at Art in the Square?

Organizers for Art in the Square discourage guests from bringing pet dogs due to crowd sizes. Certified guard and service dogs are permitted.

Will Art in the Square have live music?

Yes, live music and other entertainment performances will take place on the Main Stage, off of Prospect and Slate streets, and the Gazebo Stage, located on the south end of the square.

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Jay Long’s mixed media art on display Max Faulkner [email protected]

Who do the Art in the Square proceeds go to?

There are 28 local organizations and programs that receive the funds from Art in the Square. According to a statement by Art in the Square’s marketing chair, these are this year’s beneficiaries:

  • Altrusa

  • Amy’s Wish With Wings

  • Apex Arts League

  • Battered Women’s Foundation

  • BridgesWork

  • Call a Ride of Southlake

  • Camp Summit

  • Cancer Care Services

  • CASA of Tarrant County

  • Christ’s Haven

  • Christmas Providers

  • Community Enrichment Center

  • Community Storehouse of Keller

  • Community Table

  • Famcore Foundation (Kaizen Project)

  • Families for Effective Austism Treatment-North Texas

  • Gill Children’s Services

  • Grapevine Relief and Community Exchange (GRACE)

  • I Can Still Shine

  • Kids Matter International

  • Me Squared Cancer Foundation

  • Metroport Meals on Wheels

  • Mid-Cities Care Corps

  • Neuro Assistance Foundation

  • North Texas SNAP

  • SafeHaven of Tarrant County

  • Summer Santa, Inc.

  • The WARM Place

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Megan Cardona is a service journalism reporter at the Star-Telegram covering policy, government programs, community resources and more to help residents navigate everyday life in Tarrant County and North Texas. She graduated from the University of Texas at Arlington in 2020, where she worked at the campus paper, The Shorthorn, for two years.



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