Come Help Us Celebrate the 24th Year of

The Wild West Festival

July 4, 2018 through July 7, 2018

Thursday , March , 22 2018
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Saturday, July 7th

*Wild West Fest 5K Run/Walk

Across from Hays Aquatic Park

Sponsored by FHSU Cross Country Team



*Baseball Tournament

Larks Park, Hays High Fields - TBA


Eagle’s Golden Egg Hunt

Sponsored by Eagle Communications, Inc.

Clues released 9am & 2pm daily www.eaglecom.net


Main Street Parade

"United We Stand"



Featured Summer Exhibitions

Paintings & Sculpture by: Barbara Waterman-Peters and Larry Peters

FREE admission Hays Arts Council

10am - 1pm


Take a break from the heat and cool off at

Big Creek Crossing

Shop for all the latest styles, only at your Northwest Retail Destination

10am - 9pm


The Bricks in Downtown Hays -  is a distinct part of the heart of our city. Any trip to Hays must include The Bricks and its various treasures. You’ll find a sense of community, an appreciation for history and a spirit of innovation. The Bricks is home to more than 70 businesses offering shopping, dining, arts and entertainment. 

Hours Vary


Festival Grounds Open (WWF ticket/armband needed)  5:30pm

VIP Area Opens at 6:00pm

VIP meal Catered by Hays VFW Post 9076


All American Citizen Award



Eagle Communications Golden Egg Winner




*Heart of America Carnival

$25 armbands

6pm - 10pm



Hotel California

A Salute to the Eagles

9:00 p.m.


Special Guest


7:30 p.m.


*Admission not included in WWF ticket