Printed and electronic tickets for Lewisville Western Days, Sept. 28-29 in Old Town Lewisville, will be available starting Aug. 27. These tickets can be downloaded from LewisvilleWesternDays.com, or printed tickets can be picked up at city facilities and sponsor locations listed on the festival website.
This year’s Western Days event will include the 14th annual World Tamale Eating Championship sponsored by Market Street, an expanded Western Village, Tribal Traditions Dance Troupe, the Kid Kountry Playground presented by Castle Hills, a mechanical bull, a working blacksmith, Huffines Auto Dealerships Lewisville Cattle Drive Parade, Castle Hills Culinary Corner, an art exhibit at Medical City Lewisville Grand Theater, live entertainment on five stages, and many more exciting activities.
Gates will open at 5 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. Saturday. Attendees will need to present their ticket at the gate for free admission between the hours of 5-7 p.m. on Friday and 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday. However, beginning at 7 p.m. both nights, free tickets will no longer be redeemable, and a $10 cash only charge will be assessed for admission for everyone except children under 10.
Festival-goers are encouraged to use the free shuttle service to access the festival grounds. Shuttle hubs will be set up at DCTA Old Town Station, DCTA Hebron Station and the parking lot at the Lowe’s/Kohl’s/Staples shopping center at 1001 Valley Ridge Blvd.
Shuttles will run every 10 to 15 minutes 4 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. on Friday and 9 a.m. Saturday to 12:30 a.m. Sunday. While this is a pet-friendly event, pets and weapons will not be allowed on shuttle buses, per bus company policy. Limited public parking will be available in various lots around Old Town.
Sponsors for Western Days 2018 include City of Lewisville, Lewisville Convention and Visitors Bureau, Waste Management, Republic Services, 99.5 The Wolf, Bud Light, Orthofix, Huffines Auto Dealerships Lewisville, Metro PCS, Market Street, Prime Controls, Southern Comfort Mechanical A/C and Heating, The Apparel Group, Castle Hills, Top Golf, Frost Bank, Hampton Inn and Suites Lewisville, CoServ, Denton County Transportation Authority, Texas New Mexico Power, Larue Vineyards, Gilley’s, Johnson Feed Company, Kris T’s tees, Cavalli Pizza, Prohibition Chicken and Star Local Media.
For the latest information on Western Days 2018, please visit LewisvilleWesternDays.com.