2015 Entertainment Schedule

Main Stage in TownCenter Park unless otherwise noted

All Weekend

  • Artist & Vendor Booths and a Food Court
  • Youth Art Display in the Community Center
  • Mechanical Bull Rides
  • Selfie Stations (Twitter: #Brickworks2015 | FB: @Art in the Park)
  • Kid's Zone  (scroll past the schedule for more info)

Day 1: Friday, April 17th

6:00 pm:  Opening Ceremony
6:15 pm:  The Kennedale “Bricklayers”
6:30 pm:  Kennedale Alumni Association
7:00 pm:  San Jacinto Day/Texas Independence Day Parade (more info below)
8:00 pm:  Parade Awards on Main Stage
8:15 pm:  Alumni Association Tribute to KHS Alumni
8:30 pm:  KHS Alumni Lannie Flowers in Concert

Day 2: Saturday, April 18th

7:00 am:  Brickfest 5K & Fun Run Registration (behind City Hall)
8:30 am:  Brickfest Fun Run
9:00 am:  Brickfest 5K
10:00 am:  Winners Announced on Main Stage
10:15 am:  KHS Jazz Band
11:00 am:  KHS & KJHS Choirs
12:00 pm:  Delaney & Patterson Choirs
1:00 pm:  Fort Worth Academy of Fine Arts
2:00 pm:  Historical Society Pie Eating Contest (more info below)
3:00 pm:  Fellowship Academy
4:00 pm:  James A. Arthur Intermediate
5:00 pm:  Guitar Studio of Arlington
5:45pm:  C.A.T.S.
6:15 pm:  Ben Taylor "Holy Smokes"
7:00 pm:  Brendon Preece in Concert (more info below)
8:00 pm:  95.9 the Ranch DJ Charla Corn in Concert (more info below)

Day 3: Sunday, April 19th

12:00 pm:  Amanda’s Dance Express
1:00 pm:  Pet Parade Registration (near Library)
1:30 pm:  Pet Parade sponsored by Richter Animal Hospital & Pet Resort
2:00 pm:  Pet Parade Awards
2:10 pm:  First Baptist Church Praise Team
3:00 pm:  Scholarship Presentation & Closing Ceremony
3:30 pm:  KJHS & KHS Players


Kid’s Zone

Located in the TownCenter parking lot in front of the clock tower.

All Weekend
- Bounce Houses with a Giant Slide & Basketball Goals
- Face Painting
- "Fair Hair" Spray-in Hair Color & Designs

- Youth Advisory Council Craft Tables

- The Whatever Puppeteers (hourly, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Train Depot Tent)
- The Creature Teacher (1:30 p.m. in Train Depot Tent)
- Magician (3 p.m. in the Train Depot Tent)
- Barrel Train Rides (10 a.m. to 3 p.m.)

- Youth Advisory Council Craft Tables
- Pony Rides & Petting Zoo (noon to 4 p.m.)

San Jacinto Day/Texas Independence Day Parade

The Kennedale Chamber of Commerce is proud to present the 1st annual San Jacinto Day / Texas Independence Day Parade on Friday, April 17th at 7:00 p.m. The parade route begins at James F. Delaney Elementary School and travels through the TownCenter area. There will be an awards ceremony on the Main Stage in TownCenter Park immediately following the parade.

If you're interested in participating in the parade, please fill out the Parade Entry Form. If you're interested in being a sponsor, you can find information here. For more information, email info@kennedalechamber.com or call 817-985-2109.


Historical Society Pie Eating Contest

You won't want to miss this event!! Sure to be a lot of laughs!

Contestants Include:

  • Police Receptionist Lori StevensonKennedale Historical logo
  • Animal Control Officer Dianna Garcia
  • Sandy Valentino
  • Parks & Recreation Board Member Jeff Navarez
  • Mayor Brian Johnson
  • Councilmember Kelly Turner
  • Councilmember Frank Fernandez
  • Stephen Brim
  • Police Captain Darrell Hull
  • KISD School Board President Joe Taylor
  • City Manager Bob Hart

Charla Corn

The name 'Charla Corn' used to mean sCharla Cornmall-town dreamer. Now, the name 'Charla Corn' means Wife, Mommy, Singer/Songwriter, Morning Radio Show Host on 95.9 The Ranch, Creator of Corn Fed on YouTube and most recently, Skincare Specialist with the launch of Charla Corn Beauty. She is a genuine Texas Treasure, and her ability to entertain runs the entire range.  

Brendon Preece


Brendon Preece has been performing since the age of 6 when he took his fist step onto a stage at the Grapevine Opry. He honed his vocal talent in his early teens on the DFW opry circuit, as well as performing regularly at Johnnie High's Country Music Revue. Since that time he has taken his talent across the country, sharing the stage with many big name artists, including Miranda Lambert, Joe Nichols, Pat Green, and Robert Earl Keen. He has a rich original song selection and puts on a fantastic live show. Come hear why Brendon Preece is an instant favorite!