TD Jakes MegaFest Returns with Marquee Speakers Joel and Victoria Osteen
Jakes’ MegaFest Returns with Marquee Speakers Joel and Victoria Osteen
AUG. 29-31: Tens of Thousands expectedto Join Jakes for Family-Focused Event in Dallas
DALLAS, Feb. 12, 2013–For the first time in its nine-year
history, Bishop T.D. Jakes is bringing MegaFest home to Dallas. MegaFest is the
largest family-oriented inspirational festival of its kind—and will feature
popular speakers including Houston-based Lakewood Church Pastors Joel and
Victoria Osteen. The event will be held August 29-31, 2013.
MegaFest combines four of Jakes’ most popular conference series, ManPower,
Woman Thou Art Loosed, MegaYouth and
MegaKidz, all under a single, unified event.
Tens of thousands of people are expected to attend from some
40 countries. The three-day festival will be primarily held at the
Dallas Convention Center and American Airlines Center.
Hosted by Bishop T.D. Jakes, MegaFest offers a positive,
family-friendly experience that includes stimulating workshops, high-energy
performances by award-winning music artists, and cutting-edge special events
for all ages. The
festival offers educational, entertaining and empowering activities for men,
women, young adults, teens and children including:
Just Churchin’ Comedy Show
Women of Purpose concert, which will honor women, both
locally and nationally, who are making a difference in their communities
Celebrity Basketball Game
MegaYouth/MegaKidz concert events
International Film Festival
A Family Expo
Family Fun Zone
Jazz in the Park
As the fourth-largest metropolitan city in the nation and
the No. 1 visitor and leisure destination in Texas, Dallas offers a variety of
activities for the whole family to enjoy.
Dallas is home to the largest urban arts district in the nation,
thirteen entertainment districts, an array of high-end hotels and restaurants
and some of the best shopping in the southwest.
From amusement parks to engaging museums to world-class sporting
events, there is something for everyone in Dallas.
Dallas is a diverse city with a melting pot of cultures and
lifestyles. The Dallas population has a racial makeup of 28.8 percent White, 24.6 percent Black and 42.4
percent Hispanic with a median income of $40,650 and a median age of 31.8 with 28.9
percent of the population holding college degrees.
Registration for MegaFest is currently
open. A special early-bird registration price of $40 for adults and $20 for
youth and children continues through March 1, 2013. For more information, or to
register for this family-friendly event, visit www.mega-fest.com.
About The Potter’s House
Located in Dallas, The Potter’s House is a
30,000-member nondenominational, multicultural church and humanitarian
organization led by Bishop T. D. Jakes, twice featured on the cover of Time
magazine as “America’s Best Preacher” and as one of the nation’s “25 most
influential evangelicals.” The Potter’s House has four locations, The Potter’s
House of Dallas, The Potter’s House of Fort Worth, The Potter’s House of North
Dallas, and The Potter’s House of Denver and a Spanish language church, Casa
de Fe. www.thepottershouse.org