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Posted on: April 28, 2023

Celebrate Killeen Festival canceled Friday due to Tornado Watch issued

Celebrate Killeen Saturday Schedule

Event will continue all day Saturday in Downtown Killeen

KILLEEN, Texas (April 28, 2023) – Due to the National Weather Service issuing a Tornado Watch for Bell County through 8p.m., the Celebrate Killeen Festival is canceled for Friday night. The event will resume Saturday at 10 a.m. and run until 9:30 p.m.
 The free, event is one of the city’s largest celebrations and provides a variety of family-friendly entertainment.


Saturday will be emceed by Mr. Redd and DJ Sprad will provide the music. The highlighted Friday artists and events will now be performing on Saturday. The full schedule includes:


10a.m. - 3p.m.:           Car Show Competition 

10a.m. – 10:45a.m.:   Elijah Zane Band (Blues Singer / Songwriter)

11a.m. – 12 noon:      Bolton Serunjogi (NEO Soul /  Jazz Artist)

12:20p.m. - 12:35p.m.:          Songhai Bamboo Roots Association 

12:45p.m. - 1p.m.:     Puerto Rican Kids (dance group)

1:15p.m. - 1:30p.m.:  Baila Pacifica (dance/performance/entertainment group)

1:45p.m. - 2p.m.:       Korean Dance (Lion Dance Austin)

2:05p.m. - 2:25p.m.:  DJ Sprad Entertainment 

2:30p.m. - 2:45p.m.:  Killeen Korean Culture 

2:40p.m - 2:55p.m.:  Ray Mynarcik (local singer / songwriter)

3p.m. - 3:45p.m.:       Announce Car Show Awards

4p.m. - 6p.m.: Step Show 

6:15p.m. – 7:15p.m.: KTX Poetry Showcase

7:15p.m. - 8:15p.m.:  Lara Latin Band (Salsa, Merengue, Cumbia and Bachata)

8:45p.m. - 9:30p.m.:  YelloPain (International Hip Hop artist)


Attendees should remember to bring their own chairs, sunscreen, umbrellas for shade and water, if needed. For more information visit


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