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Main Activities

Chefs' Tent

Izze Music Stage

Tasting Hall

Whether you want to sample some of the best craft brews in the region or treat your palate with top quality wines, we've got you covered.

Artisans' Hall

Take one giant tent, fill it wall to wall with delicious samplings from an amazing collection of regional, artisanal food, add in a hungry crowd of Cultivate attendees, and voilà!

Kids' Zone

The Kids' Zone is filled with fun, educational activities that teach kids where their food comes from and why it's important.

Cultivate Exhibits

The Cinema

Enjoy several short films that speak directly to the journey toward better food and a healthier environment.

Fresh vs. Processed

See what's being served up in typical fast food compared to what we serve at Chipotle and ShopHouse.

Factory vs. Farm

Experience how the majority of livestock is raised in factories versus those that are Responsibly Raised®

GMO Experience

Learn what genetically modified organisms are and how they are used in the food supply.

Guac from Scratch

Watch how our guacamole is made using fresh, whole ingredients—then taste the delicious result.

Info/Reward Tent

Featured Eats

Pork Belly or Barbacoa Gordita

Your choice of pork belly and pinneaple or barbacoa on grilled flat bread, cabbage, tomatillo red chili salsa, and cotija.

Grilled Chicken or
Sofritas® Tacos

Your choice of grilled chicken or Sofritas® organic tofu, in soft corn tortillas with fresh tomato salsa, Romaine lettuce and shredded cheese.

ShopHouse Rice Bowl with Meatballs or Tofu

Your choice of pork and chicken meatballs or organic tofu, with Jasmine rice, green curry, green papaya slaw, herb salad, charred green beans with chili jam & crispy garlic.

Kale Salad

Baby kale, roasted corn-escabeche, crumbled cotija, crispy tortillas, and chipotle-honey vinaigrette. Choice to add grilled steak.
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11:00 AM

Paul Qui

11:25am - 11:55am

12:00 PM

Omar Flores

12:20pm - 12:50pm

The Colourist

12:45pm - 1:25pm

1:00 PM

Matt McCallister

1:25pm - 1:55 pm

2:00 PM

Kent Rathbun

2:40pm - 3:20pm

Sylvan Esso

1:55pm - 2:40pm

3:00 PM


3:20pm - 4:05pm

4:00 PM

Amanda Freitag

4:05pm - 4:45pm


4:45pm - 5:30pm

5:00 PM

Sean Brock

5:30pm - 6:15pm

6:00 PM

Amos Lee

6:15pm - 7:00pm

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Making a road trip out of it? We’ve reserved several parking garages and lots at a special festival rate.

All parking is $5 (cash only). Vehicles must exit all parking by 8 p.m.

Click the links for walking directions from the lots to the festival.  The FREE Las Colinas Area Personal Transit (APT) will also be running during festival hours and stops very close to the festival gates.

1. 545 E. John Carpenter Fwy, Las Colinas, TX 75062

2. 225 E. John Carpenter Fwy, Las Colinas, TX 75062 (entrance on Mandalay)

3. 220 E. Las Colinas Blvd, Irving, TX 75039

4. 909 Lake Carolyn Pkwy, Irving, TX 75039


Last time we checked, everything was bigger in Texas. But, that doesn’t mean your route to Cultivate Fest has to be, too. We’re here to make sure you travel to and from the festival, with ease. Follow the trusted tips below and we’ll see you there, y’all.


Get to Cultivate safely and conveniently via light rail service available on Dallas Area Rapid Transit’s (DART) Orange Line route. Head to your nearest DART station and ride the Orange Line non-stop to the Las Colinas Urban Center (Station) located on Lake Carolyn Parkway, a quick walk to the festival site (Irving’s Las Colinas Urban Center Station is accessible via the Orange Line service route ONLY).

The FREE Las Colinas Area Personal Transit (APT) will also be running during festival hours. A connection is available near the DART station and it stops very close to the festival gates.

View the Orange Line Service Routes, Weekend Schedule, printable map(s), and more.

Plan your trip route and find a DART location near you.


View the DART Bus schedule and check out DART’s online Trip Planner tool to find the best rail route to/from your location. There are three (bus) options with stops near Lake Carolyn – 501, 507, 528. DART buses service Dallas, Irving and the TRE (Fort Worth-based train).


The Downtown Irving/Heritage Crossing Station is the closest TRE stop to the event, but requires additional transportation to Lake Carolyn, accessible by connecting on the designated DART Bus routes offering service to/from the Heritage District at nearby stops. Find more information at trinityrailwayexpress.org.


Hitch a safe & reliable ride to the festival with Uber Dallas! New users who enter promo code CULTIVATEDAL will receive $20 off their first ride! No account? No problem, just sign up here and the discount will automatically apply to your first trip!


Make the green and healthy choice by riding your bike to the festival.

The festival provides free self-parking outside the festival gates. Bikes are not permitted within the festival.

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