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

 

Old Town Holiday Stroll & Huffines Auto Dealerships Lewisville Christmas Parade
Saturday, December 1
8 a.m. - 9 p.m.

The Huffines Auto Dealerships Lewisville Christmas Parade returns to Old Town Lewisville at noon. Prior to the parade is the Motorcycle Toy Run and Lewisville Morning Rotary Pancake breakfast. After the parade, enjoy shopping and crafts in Old Town Lewisville, midway attractions, community dance groups, live music and the Lewisville Lights! tree lighting ceremony. The event concludes with a holiday movie under the stars.

Event Schedule

Parade Application - Due Monday, Nov. 19

2019 Special Events

 

St. Paddy's Texas Style
Saturday, March 16
2-10 p.m.
Wayne Ferguson Plaza

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day and Texas Independence Day in one event at St. Paddy's Texas Style. The event will include live entertainment, carnival-type activities for kids - including a 40-foot zip line - bounce houses and face painting. Admission and all activities are FREE.

ColorPalooza: A Celebration of Spring
Saturday, April 6
10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Wayne Ferguson Plaza

ColorPalooza designed to showcase the rich cultural, artistic and eco-friendly spirit of Lewisville, invites attendees to experience a day of creativity, education, hands-on art activities and displays in Old Town Lewisville. For a detailed schedule, visit LewisvilleColorPalooza.com.

Keeping Tradition Alive Jam Session
Friday, May 3
6-10 p.m.
Wayne Ferguson Plaza

KTA Jam Session is held in conjunction with a multi-national firefighter symposium held annually in Lewisville. Firefighters from all over the world come to Lewisville and receive instruction on honor corps activities. After training, some of the most talented bag pipers and drum corps perform a concert in Wayne Ferguson Plaza. FREE.

Fiesta Charra
Saturday, June 1
3-10 p.m.
Lewisville Rodeo Arena

Fiesta Charra is a demonstration of traditional Charreada activities including traditional dress and horsemanship performances based on the animal husbandry practices in the Haciendas of Old Mexico. The event will also feature live music.

Sounds of Lewisville - Lineup announced April 9
Tuesdays in June and July
7-9:30 p.m.
Wayne Ferguson Plaza

The popular and FREE “Sounds of Lewisville” concert series returns to Wayne Ferguson Plaza Tuesday nights in June and July. The concert series includes two bands each night- an opening act at 7 p.m. followed by the headliner from 8-9:3- p.m. Food, beer and wine sold onsite.

Labor Day Rodeo
Aug. 30, Aug. 31, Sept. 1
8 p.m.
Lewisville Rodeo Arena

Annual rodeo put on by the Lewisville Saddle Club.

Labor Day Cattle Drive Parade
Saturday, Aug. 31

The Cattle Drive Parade is moving from Western Days to Labor Day weekend. Following the parade, family-friendly activities will take place the Lewisville Rodeo Arena.

Western Days
Friday Sept. 27 - 5-11:30 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 28 - 10 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Old Town Lewisville

Celebrate Texas & western culture at Lewisville’s Western Days festival. The event includes five stages for live music, and activities for the whole family. 

Rocktober Concert Series
Tuesdays in October (Oct. 8, 15, 22, 29)
7 p.m.
Wayne Ferguson Plaza

Similar to Sounds of Lewisville, this outdoor concert series takes advantage of the cooler weather. One band performs each night and food, beer and wine are available to purchase. The schedule will be announced in the summer.

Best Little Brewfest in Texas
Saturday, Oct. 19
1-7 p.m.
Old Town Lewisville

The Best Little Brewfest in Texas exists to provide an opportunity to sample and learn about a variety of craft beer styles while making a HUGE impact in our Community. Through Cloud 9 Charities this event supports Alzheimer’s respite care and Teen Suicide Prevention with ALL the profits going to these organizations. You will get a souvenir tasting cup and card good for 12-2 oz. samples.

Fall Fashion Fest
Saturday, Nov. 23
Wayne Ferguson Plaza

This unique festival showcases rolling or pop-up boutiques featuring trendy clothing and accessories, as well as fashions for the home. The event will include live music, some kids’ activities and a wine walk.

Old Town Holiday Stroll
Saturday, Dec. 7
8 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Old Town Lewisville

The Huffines Auto Dealerships Lewisville Christmas Parade returns to Old Town Lewisville at noon. Prior to the parade is the Motorcycle Toy Run and Lewisville Morning Rotary Pancake breakfast. After the parade, enjoy shopping and crafts in Old Town Lewisville, midway attractions, community dance groups, live music and the Lewisville Lights! tree lighting ceremony. The event concludes with a holiday movie under the stars.