2018 CARFEST - Mar 24

Posted Posted in Parks & Recreation

Proceeds Benefit Refresh BISD Back to School Health Fair
Date: Saturday, March 24, 2018 | 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Location: Haltom High School - 5110 Haltom Rd. | Haltom City, TX 76117

haltom city carfestThe 9th annual 2018 Haltom City CARFEST will be held on Saturday, March 24, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at in the east parking lot at Haltom High School, located at 5501 Haltom Rd. CARFEST is a fun, free family event that showcases and entertains local car enthusiasts and our many automotive businesses, as well as offering free kids activities. All the proceeds from CARFEST raise money to purchase new school supplies for Haltom City students in Birdville Independent School District (BISD) for the 2018-2019 school year.

CARFEST welcomes car, truck and motorcycle collectors and enthusiasts to showcase their ride for everyone to see and swoon over. Registering to show your car, truck or motorcycle is $25 and includes an event t-shirt and a 2018 CARFEST commemorative dash plate. There are over 20 categories available to enter. The registration form is available for download below. Judging by the North Texas Street Cars Association (Facebook page) begins at noon with the awards ceremony taking place at 1:30 p.m. Each car registered sponsors one Haltom City student for the Refresh BISD Back to School Health Fair.

CARFEST has loads of free kids activities like inflatables, a petting zoo, face painting and temporary tattoos, balloon twisters, crafts, free goodie bags (while supplies last) and a special visit from the Easter Bunny. The Haltom City Police Department will be hosting a bike safety rodeo and will have some of their vehicles on display. The Haltom City Fire/Rescue will have their fire extinguisher simulator and some of their rescue vehicles and fire engine on display. Our CERT team will have their Fire Safety Smoke House for kids and adults on site, teaching what to do in case of a fire in your home. We will also have concessions available for pur­chase and the Fire Services Board will be there popping fresh popcorn.

CARFEST is a fundraiser for Refresh BISD Back to School Health Fair. During Refresh, there will be backpacks, school supplies, haircuts, eye exams, hot dogs, help­ful resources, and a time of fun. Refresh aims to help get stu­dents ready for school, families connected with the community, and people transforming their cities.

Sponsorships are available for the 2018 CARFEST and we need your help to reach our goals! To give you an idea of what a sponsorship provides...$25 sponsors one student for the entire school year. Vendor booths are also available for $100. A sponsorship and vendor packet can be downloaded below.

For more information about the 2018 Haltom City CARFEST including sponsorship, vendor or volunteer opportunities, call Community Projects Coordinator Julie Orebaugh at 817-222-7767. You may also contact her by filling out this form. Be sure to like CARFEST on Facebook, as up-to-date information will be posted there as the event date gets closer.

The rain date is Sunday, March 25, 2018 from 1 - 5:00 p.m.

 

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Tags: Back to School Health Fair, BISD, Parks & Recreation Events, Community Engagement, CarFest 2018, Refresh BISD Back to School Health Fair

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