Special Events & Festivals


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


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

Celebrate Texas culture at Lewisville’s Western Days festival September 28-29 in Old Town Lewisville. The event includes three stages for live music, and activities for the whole family, including the World Tamale Eating Championship presented by Market Street and the Huffines Auto Dealerships Lewisville Cattle Drive Parade. 

Admission is free with a ticket before 7 p.m. both days. Beginning at 7 p.m., a $10 admission fee is charged for everyone except children under 10.

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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. 30 is the Rocktober Halloween Bash featuring trick-or-treating and kids' activities.

The 2018 line-up will be announced in late August.

Best Little Brewfest in Texas
Saturday, October 20
2:30-8 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. Everyone must purchase a ticket of some kind to enter the festival, even Designated Drivers.

The event is moving to the Fall to take advantage of cooler temperatures.

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 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.