Come Help Us Celebrate

The Wild West Festival

July 1, 2020 through July 4, 2020

Friday , November , 15 2019
You are here : Festival  >  Schedule of Events  >  July 3rd

Wednesday, July 3rd



Eagle’s Golden Egg Hunt – Sponsored by Eagle Communications, Inc.  Clues Released

     9am & 2pm daily


*Traveling Exhibit: MEGALODON: The Largest Shark That Ever Lived

  Sternberg Museum – ADMISSION CHARGED

9am - 6pm


Featured Summer Exhibition  Landscape Paintings by: Cally Krallman  of Topeka, KS

  FREE admission  Hays Arts Council

10am - 4pm

Be sure to visit The Ellis County Historical Society

     FREE admission with your Wild West Festival ticket

11am - 5pm


Downtown Hays Chestnut Street District – The DowntownVisitor’s Center, located at 1200 Main Street, is proud

to welcome guests to The Bricks of Downtown Hays. The brick streets of our downtown offer more than meets the

 eye in a beautiful & unique setting.  When you step foot into Downtown Hays, you’re welcomed with a sense of

community, an appreciation for history & a spirit of innovation.  Nestled inside historical buildings that have been

brought back to life with recent renovations, you’ll find a diverse mix of specialty shops, professional services,

boutiques and dining options.  Whether you’re looking for custom made fine jewelry, award-winning food and

beverages or that one of a kind gift, you’ll find it, on The Bricks of Downtown Hays

Hours Vary


Festival Grounds Open (WWF ticket/armband needed)


VIP Area Opens at


  VIP meal Catered by  Gella’s Diner


*Heart of America Carnival - $20.00 armbands/Family Night

6pm - 10pm


Country Artist

A Thousand Horses

9:00 p.m.


Special Guest

Kill Creek Rising

7:30 p.m.


*Admission not included in WWF ticket