MegaFest, the three-day family festival hosted by T.D. Jakes, will deliver an amazing lineup of inspirational entertainment when top celebrities from music, film, television, comedy and sports converge on Dallas August 29 – 31.
The “Just Churchin’” Comedy Show, Woman of Purpose Concert and the Ball Up Streetball Classic Tour Championship game are just a few of the electrifying entertainment events that will captivate audiences during the Labor Day weekend.
“MegaFest is about coming together to strengthen each other and our families, and leaving refreshed and ready to help our communities,” said Jakes. “There’s no better way to get inspired than by having fun, creating memories and laughing together.”
Making its triumphant return to the United States for the first time since 2006, MegaFest will be held at the Dallas Convention Center, American Airlines Center and other venues throughout the city. This supersized event marries four of Jakes’ most popular conferences: ManPower, Woman Thou Art Loosed, MegaYouth and MegaKidz with a plethora of entertainment, business and other empowering features for the entire family.
Hosted by Cedric the Entertainer and Niecy Nash, stars of the TV Land hit sitcom “The Soul Man,” the “Just Churchin’” comedy show is a MegaFest favorite. Slated for Friday, August 30 at 8 p.m. at the Dallas Convention Center Arena, “Just Churchin’” guarantees a flavorful mix of comedic talent, with hilarious, family-friendly stand up routines from seasoned veteran comedians to the hottest up and coming talent.
The MegaFest Woman of Purpose Concert, in conjunction with Autism Speaks, will highlight women who are making a difference in their communities by advocating for awareness and resources to assist children and families affected by this developmental disorder. Hosted on Saturday, August 31 at 8 p.m. from American Airlines Center.
Offering something for sports fans, MegaFest brings streetball from the neighborhood playground to the bright lights of the Dallas Convention Center Arena when Ball Up, the nation’s premiere streetball organization, concludes its 2013 nationwide tour with a championship game onAugust 31.
Other MegaFest featured speakers and guests include Pastors Joel and Victoria Osteen, whowill headline the event along with Jakes, Bishop I. V. Hilliard, Dr. Jasmin Sculark, Dr.Marvin Sapp, Pastor Sheryl Brady, Dr. E. Dewey Smith and Pastor Chris Durso, among others.