Come Help Us Celebrate the 24th Year of

The Wild West Festival

July 4, 2018 through July 7, 2018

Monday , January , 22 2018
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The 2017 Wild West Festival was a huge success.

This is the information for the 2017 Festival.

The planning has begun for 2018. Watch for details to come.

Friday, June 30th

*Baseball Tournament

Larks Park, Hays High Fields



Eagle’s Golden Egg Hunt

Sponsored by Eagle Communications, Inc.

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


Featured Summer Exhibitions

A Place in Time and Pete Felten Retrospect

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


Take a break from the heat and cool off at

Big Creek Crossing Shop for all the latest styles

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) - 5pm

VIP Area Opens at - 6pm

VIP meal Catered byApplebees


*Heart of America Carnival

$25 armbands

6pm - 10pm



Headliner Country Artist

Mark Chesnutt

9:30 pm


With Special Guest 

Adam Capps Band

8:00 pm


With Opening Guest

Haven Alexandra

6:30 pm


*Admission not included in WWF ticket