Special Events & Festivals

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The Special Events division manages all major citywide special events, including the popular Western Days festival, Holiday Stroll, Sounds of Lewisville summer concert series, and Keeping Tradition Alive Jam Session with firefighter bagpipes and drum corps. These activities are funded through a combination of Hotel-Motel Occupancy Tax (HOT) designated by the state for tourism operations, and event sponsorships or revenue.

For more information call 972.219.3401.

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2018 Special Events

 

Sounds of Lewisville
Tuesday nights in June and July (June 5, 12, 19, 26; July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31)
7-9:30 p.m.
Wayne Ferguson Plaza

Sounds of Lewisville is a free concert series that takes place every Tuesday in June and July at Wayne Ferguson Plaza from 7-9:30 p.m. Sounds of Lewisville features a variety of genres and can be enjoyed by the entire family.

NEW FOR 2018. The 2018 season will include an opening act from 7-7:45 p.m. The headliner will perform from 8-9:30 p.m.

*June 19 - Warehouse with Tyler Marco
*June 26 - Elvis Tribute starring David Allen & The Fever Band with Bach to Rock student showcase
*July 3 - Sounds of Red White & Lewisville with Desperado and Sarah Hobbs (6-10 p.m.)
*July 10 - Forever Mac with The Fool Hearts
*July 17 - Dancing Dream with "Be the Next...Performer Challenge" winner
*July 24 - Memphis Soul Motown with Fingerprints
*July 31 - King George with Local Yoakam

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2018 Sounds of Lewisville street closure and parking map

Western Days
Friday, Sept. 28, 5-11 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 29, 10 a.m. - 11 p.m.
Old Town Lewisville

Headline entertainers will be announced on Aug. 27

This unique festival, designed to showcase the history and spirit of the west, invites attendees to find the cowboy in them through themed events, attractions, food, shopping and entertainment. Three festival stages feature national and regional live music and entertainment to flavor the air as festival-goers partake in the unique arts and crafts vendors, gunfight re-enactments, Native American singers and dancers, the World Tamale Eating Championship and car shows. Family fun continues with a multitude of children's activities in our Kid Kountry area, face painters, strolling entertainers and the annual Huffines Auto Dealerships Lewisville Cattle Drive Parade – featuring 20-30 head of Texas longhorns.

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Rocktober Concert Series
Tuesday nights in October (Oct. 9, 16, 23, 30)
7-8:30 p.m.
Wayne Ferguson Plaza

A fall version of the popular Sounds of Lewisville concert series, Rocktober features local and regional tribute and cover bands on the Wayne Ferguson Plaza Stage. Oct. 31 is the Rocktober Halloween Bash.

The 2018 line-up will be announced this summer.

Old Town Holiday Stroll & Lewisville Lights!
Saturday, Nov. 17
12-8 p.m.
Old Town Lewisville

Kick-off the holiday season in Old Town Lewisville. Enjoy shopping, midway attractions, community dance groups and the Lewisville Lights! tree lighting ceremony featuring Lightwire Theater. The event concludes with a movie under the stars.

 

Old Town Holiday Stroll & Huffines Auto Dealerships Lewisville Christmas Parade
Saturday, December 1
8 a.m. - 8 p.m.

The Huffines Auto Dealerships Lewisville Christmas Parade returns to Old Town Lewisville at 12:30 p.m. Prior to the parade is the Motorcycle Toy Run and Lewisville Morning Rotary Pancake breakfast. After the parade, enjoy shopping, midway attractions, community dance groups and the Lewisville Lights! tree lighting ceremony featuring Lightwire Theater. The event concludes with a holiday movie under the stars.