PALMDALE – The 7th annual GraceFest AV returns this Friday and Saturday to the Palmdale Amphitheater.
GraceFest is a family event featuring national and local Christian artists, merchants, vendors, kid’s games, a youth performance stage, concessionaires, interactive arts, speakers, three performance stages and much more.
Friday, Sept. 12 presents the return of the Prayer Rally, from 5 to 8 p.m., featuring local pastors and The Outsiders band. Gates open at 4 p.m. and admission is free.
Saturday, Sept. 13 is the main event, with festivities kicking off at 11 a.m. and closing at 10 p.m.
GraceFest AV will feature four national Christian artists on the Main Stage, including Francesca Battiselli, Mark Schultz, Audio Adrenaline, and Plumb.
Local artists to be featured include Reflections Fall, Westside Christian Fellowship Band, Jim Gustin & Truth Jones, John Stratton and The Highlands Worship Band and Tatia.
This year’s featured speaker is nationally-recognized Evangelist Tom Henderson from Compassion International. Henderson will take the Main Stage around 6:35 p.m. Saturday.
A secondary stage on the main floor will feature other speakers and artists. (Click here for the schedule). Plus, the youth performance stage at “The Zone” has a packed lineup that includes bands and speakers beginning at 11:30 a.m. The youth stage headliner is hometown celebrity Adam Jaymes, a contestant on the ABC show Rising Star.
Advanced ticket prices for general admission seating is $20 per person and $25 at the gate. Youth tickets (ages 6 to 15) are $10 with a student ID (ticket price does not change day of event for teens). Children ages 6 and under are free. Group discount tickets are also available.
To purchase tickets or learn more about GraceFest AV, visit www.gracefestav.com or call 661-942-4111.
GraceFest AV is a fundraiser for the Kids Charities of the Antelope Valley. Funds raised from the festival go to numerous local Christian school scholarship programs. Kids Charities of the Antelope Valley has raised more than $4 million for kids through various local fundraising events.