Florida’s Largest Music, Art & Waterfront Festival Announces Schedule & Travel Deals

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., April 8 /PRNewswire/ — Pack your bags and head to West Palm Beach for SunFest, Florida’s largest music, art and waterfront festival! Held annually the first weekend in May, SunFest 2005 will be April 28 to May 1.

SunFest features more than 50 of today’s hottest national and local musical acts on three stages. This year’s headliners include: The Steve Miller Band, Nelly, Billy Idol, 3 Doors Down, Ryan Cabrera and Wyclef Jean. The complete entertainment schedule is available at http://www.sunfest.com/ .

Art lovers will find themselves right at home at The Fidelity Federal Fine Art & Craft Show. This juried competition features the works of more than 165 painters, sculptors and photographers from around the country.

SunFest also offers fun for families. The festival’s Youth Park and Stage features family entertainment, such as ELMO Live, The Jake & Elwood Blues Revue and Cirque from Universal Studios. The area will also include interactive activities, crafts and performances by local dance troupes, youth singers, gymnastic schools and bands.

Additional highlights of SunFest include the Wachovia Fireworks Show on Friday, April 29, one of the east coast’s largest displays; Captain Morgan’s Floating Oasis, a trio of themed barges on the Intracoastal Waterway; and for the first time at SunFest, GameRiot Powered by Xbox, the world’s largest traveling video games competition.

Out-of-town guests do not have to spend major dollars, thanks to SunFest’s travel partners. Inns of America, Hotel Biba and Hampton Inn at the West Palm Beach Airport offer special discounts as SunFest’s official hotel partners — see http://www.sunfest.com/ for details. Additionally, Southwest Airlines is the Official Airline of SunFest 2005. For all your travel needs, visit the Southwest Airlines web site at http://www.southwest.com/ .

Advance discount tickets for SunFest 2005 are on sale now online at http://www.sunfest.com/ and by calling 1-800-SUNFEST. Online and phone sales end April 15.

Advance discount tickets, valid April 28 – May 1, are $17 for one day and $35 for a four-day pass; gate tickets are $20 for one day and $40 for a four- day pass. Seniors over 65 pay only $12 at the gate for a one-day ticket, and children 12 and under are admitted free when accompanied by an adult.

For more information about SunFest, visit http://www.sunfest.com/ or call 1-800-SUNFEST.

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