A: The Lewisville Western Days festival is a 2-day event featuring great music, good food, beautiful art and activities for the whole family. Held each year in the heart of downtown Lewisville, the event features three stages of entertainment, tamale eating contest, car show and more for the 20,000 event-goers.
Q: Where is it located?
A: The Western Days festival is located in historic old Town Lewisville along Church and Main Streets.
Q: What are the dates and times of the festival?
A: The 2017 festival will be Friday, September 29, 5 p.m. - 11:30 p.m. and Saturday, September 30 from 10 a.m. – 11:30 p.m.
Q: Do you have a map of the festival grounds?
A: A map of the festival grounds will be released closer to the festival date.
Q: Who are this year’s headliners?
A: All musical acts will be announced closer to the festival date.
Q: How much is admission?
A: Admission to the Western Days festival is FREE until 7 p.m. each day! You just pay for food, beverages, and children’s activities wrist bands. Visit LewisvilleWesternDays.com and print out as many tickets as needed. Children ages 10 & under free. A ticket is required each day. After 7 p.m. the cost per person is $10.
Tickets can also be picked up in person at the following locations:
Lewisville City Hall, 151 W. Church Street
Lewisville Animal Shelter and Adoption Center, 995 E. Valley Ridge Blvd.
MCL Grand Theater, 100 N. Charles
Convention and Visitors Bureau Events office, 191 W. Main
Lewisville Public Library, 1197 W. W. Main
Frederick P. Herring Recreation Center, 191 Civic Circle
Memorial Park Recreation Center, 1950 B S. Valley Parkway
Senior Activity Center, 1950 A S. Valley Parkway
Parks and Leisure Services Administrative Offices, 1197 W. Main
Municipal Court Services, 1197 W. Main
Resource 1 Credit Union, Carrollton location, 2501 E. Hebron Pkwy #300, Carrollton
Huffines Chevrolet, 1400 N Stemmons Frwy.
Huffines Chrysler Jeep Dodge, 1024 N. Stemmons Frwy.
Market Street, 700 N. Denton Tap Rd.
Frost Bank, 159 W. Main Street
Tiger Wraps, 330 Lake Park Road
Castle Hills Village Shops participating merchants, community center, 2560 King Arthur Blvd. The Colony, Texas, 75056
Any participating Old Town Lewisville merchant
Q: Is there free parking or a shuttle available?
A: Shuttle information will be updated closer to the festival date.
Q: Are there ATMs inside the festival grounds?
A: Yes there will be ATMs available. The ATM at Frost Bank, 159 W. Main Street.
Q: Are there volunteer opportunities?
A: We’re always looking for volunteers to help us at the festival. By becoming a volunteer you will be helping to make the festival run smoother so that event-goers can make memories with family and friends. Volunteers receive complimentary food and beverage, a festival T-shirt, and recognition in local media in return for volunteer at least 4 hour shift during the Festival.
Q: Where are the entrance gates to the festival located?
GATE 1. South Poydras Plaza at Main Street – Shuttle Drop off/Pick up Location
GATE 2. Mill Street at Elm Street
GATE 3. Main Street at Kealy Street
GATE 4. East Parking lot of City Hall from Walters Entrance
GATE 5. Charles at Walters Street
GATE 6: Church at Herod
GATE 7: Main at Milton
Q: Are chairs allowed around the Main Stage area?
A: Yes, event-goers are allowed to bring personal chairs for the viewing area for the main stage.
Q: Are coolers allowed?
A: Due to the large crowds, coolers are not allowed. This is a safety measure.
Q: What items are prohibited from being brought into the festival area?
A: No outside alcoholic beverages, bicycles, skateboards, personal transport vehicles or weapons are allowed. Pursuant to TABC regulation, as a permitted venue at which more than 51 percent of food and beverage sales is derived from alcoholic beverages, a person licensed under Subchapter H, Chapter 411, Government Code (Concealed Handgun Law), may not enter this property with a concealed handgun.
Q: What type of food is available for purchase?
A: Food vendors will be announced closer to the festival date.
Q: Are pets allowed?
A: Yes, pets are allowed at the festival but must stay on a 6 ft. or shorter leash at all times. Pets are not allowed on board any of the shuttle vehicles.
Q: Is this event kid-friendly?
A: Yes, the Western Days festival is kid-friendly. An “All Inclusive Kids' Area” wristbands will be sold for $12 that can be used for both Friday and Saturday. Starting at 8 p.m. on Saturday, the wristband price will be $8 for the remaining of the festival time. Wristbands will be available for purchase at the booths where food and beverage coupons are sold.
Q: Any other tips for an enjoyable Festival experience?
A: The weather in Texas can be unpredictable, but this time of year temperatures are generally pleasantly warm to hot, so you’ll want to dress in lightweight, comfortable clothing that’s good for spending a day outside. Wear comfortable shoes so you can walk around the grounds easily. And, consider sunglasses, a hat, or sunscreen. Bring your lawn chair and find a spot.
Don’t forget that you can do a little shopping for yourself or a loved one. If you have any additional questions, feel free to reach out to us at facebook.com/LewisvilleWesternDays, LewisvilleWesternDays.com or by phone at 972.219.3401.
Thank you to our 2016 Western Days Sponsors