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Carrollton's Festival at the Switchyard: Call for Volunteers

Post Date:08/18/2016 4:23 PM

fest poster 2016Be the heart and soul of Carrollton’s Festival at the Switchyard on Saturday, November 5; sign up to be a volunteer. Volunteers play an important role by helping during all phases of the Festival and creating a safe, clean, and enjoyable event for all. Volunteers age 16 and older (14-15 will be accepted if part of a group such as school, church, or Scouts with adult supervision) will help maintain the Festival site, greet patrons, provide information, assist attendees, and many other tasks. Volunteers must be able to work a minimum of two hours at the event, as well as be willing and able to work outdoors. As a volunteer, you will become a member of a unique volunteer family, and thousands of visitors will benefit from your service. You will also receive a free volunteer t-shirt, and plenty of appreciation for helping out.

The outdoor event will be held Saturday, November 5 on the Downtown Carrollton Square from 11 a.m. until 10 p.m. with headliners Barenaked Ladies. The location, just east of I-35 on the south side of Belt Line Road, is mid-way between George Bush Turnpike and LBJ Freeway.


In addition to the exciting concerts, great food, a beer garden, arts and crafts, live entertainment, interactive games, and activities for children of all ages are planned. The free KidsWorld will offer bungee trampolines, a zip line, and more.


To fill out a volunteer application form or for more details about the volunteer process and guidelines, visit You can also follow the Festival at and on Twitter at

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