Come Help Us Celebrate the 23rd Year of

The Wild West Festival

June 28th - 4th, 2017

Saturday , October , 21 2017
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The 2017 Wild West Festival was a huge success.

This is the information for the 2017 Festival.

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

Saturday, July 1st

*Wild West Fest 5K Run/Walk

Across from Hays Aquatic Park

Sponsored by FHSU Cross Country Team



*HMC Center for Health Improvement

Wild West Family Workout

Meet at Larks Park Entrance



*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



150 Years Out West

Co-sponsored by The Hays Convention and Visitors Bureau



Featured Summer Exhibitions

A Place in Time and Pete Felten Retrospect

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

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


Be sure to visit The Ellis County Historical Society

Free admission with your Wild West Festival ticket

11am - 5pm

Festival Grounds Open

(WWF ticket/armband needed)  - 5pm

VIP Area Opens at - 6pm

VIP meal Catered by Hays VFW Post 9076


*Heart of America Carnival

$25 armbands

6pm - 10pm


All American Citizen Award

Presented by The Hays Daily News



Eagle Communications Golden Egg Winner




Resurrection, A JOURNEY Tribute



With Special Guest

Grant Lambert & Red Line Velocity

8:00 pm


With Opening Guest

Blake Ruder

6:30 pm


*Admission not included in WWF ticket