You’re invited to the Roy Orbison Music Festival!
Come out and celebrate Roy Orbison’s 80th birthday with family fun, great music, and food trucks!
Saturday, April 23rd Noon-5pm
4400 Sand Road
Hosted by Visit Vernon Texas!
You’re invited to attend the Roy Orbison Birthday Picnic and Celebration in Vernon, Texas on April 23rd from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm at his birthplace at the corner of Lamar and Pease Streets in downtown Vernon. Come and enjoy the party of live music from the 50s and 60s! The music is sponsored by Vernon H&R Block. Free hotdogs and drinks! Please donate whatever you can to the Roy Orbison Birthplace Monument Project. If you cannot come to the Picnic in person, please donate to support this project by clicking HERE!
VERNON (SPECIAL) — Orbison Park near the southern edge of Vernon will receive upgrades soon thanks to a Texas Parks and Wildlife Community Recreation Grant available to cities with a population of under 20,000.
Happy Earth Day today and Happy Birthday to Roy Orbison tomorrow!
Here’s a great photo from last year’s Roy Orbison birthday event in Roy’s birth city, Vernon, Texas.
The mayor unveiled a sign to commemorate the location of Roy’s birth. Join them for this year’s celebration: Details here!
Fans all over the world are gearing up for events near and far in celebration of Roy Orbison‘s 78th Birthday on April 23, 2014!
Roy’s birth city, Vernon, Texas is no exception! Vernon Main Street Program has organized the following event and you’re all invited to help them celebrate the Big O!
Roy Orbison Birthday Party and Community Picnic
On the actual site of Roy Orbison’s Birth
2070 Pease Street, in downtown Vernon Texas
Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014
11:30 AM to 1:30 PM
Free hot dogs & sides or bring your own picnic lunch
Live music by ‘Rufus Martinez & Four on the Floor’,
and recorded music of Roy Orbison
Remarks by local dignitaries and a special message from Alex Orbison
Bring your own picnic blankets and folding chairs