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15th Annual National Day of the American Cowboy

National Day of the American Cowboy 15th Anniversary. Celebrate the history and heritage of the American Cowboy at an event that gives families and visitors the opportunity to experience and appreciate the role cowboys and cowgirls of all ethnicities have played and continue to play in everyday life.  The celebration starts at 10 a.m. and continues until 8 p.m.  A family event that features a Cowboy Celebration Parade, The Cowtown Cowboy Rodeo, Old West Comedy Gunfight Shows, Live Music, Calf Roping Training, Chuck Wagon Cowboy Poetry, Armadillo Races, & more family fun!

Schedule of events

EXCHANGE MAIN STAGE 

Fiddle Contest Ι 10am - 11:15am

Ginny Mac Ι 11:45am - 12:15pm

Mark Staggs Ι 12:20pm - 12:50pm

Kristyn Harris Ι 12:55pm - 1:25pm

Cowtown Opry Ι 1:30pm - 1:55pm

Sophia Luttrull Ι 2pm - 2:25pm

Buffalo Bill’s Cowboy Band Ι 2:30pm - 2:55pm

Abby Payne Ι 3pm - 3:25pm

Buffalo Bill's Cowboy Band Ι 3:30pm - 3:55pm

Justin Hewitt Band Ι 4:30pm - 7:30pm

EXCHANGE LAWNS

RancH20 Spirits Tasting 10am - 5pm

Pony Rides 10am - 6pm

Shiner Bock Yard Games 10am - 8pm

95.9 The Ranch Live Broadcast 12pm - 3pm

COWTOWN COLISEUM ENTERTAINMENT PLAZA

Chuck Wagon Poetry Ι 11am, 1pm, & 3pm

Tip to Tip Guessing Ι 10am - 11am

Mustache Contest - Rodeo Stage Ι 11am

Cowtown Cowboy Rodeo 2pm, doors open at 1pm GET TICKETS

Stockyards Championship Rodeo 7:30pm, doors open at 6pm GET TICKETS

RODEO PLAZA

Cow Milking 10am - 2pm

Armadillo Races 10am - 2pm

Roll-O-Ropers 10am - 2pm

Face Painting 10am - 2pm

Glitter Tattoos 10am - 2pm

MULE ALLEY

Smarty Calf Roping Training 10am - 2pm

APHA Stick Horse Races 10am - 2pm

APHA Paint Horse Pete Meet 'n Greet 10am - 2pm

Face Painting 10am - 2pm

Glitter Tattoos 10am - 2pm

95.9 The Ranch Broadcasting Live 2pm - 4pm

STOCKYARDS STATION 

Riscky's BBQ Rib Eating Contest 11am

Old West Comedy Gun Fight Shows 12PM & 4:30pm

Melinda Adams Band 1pm - 4pm

Face Painting 2pm - 6pm

Glitter Tattoos 2pm - 6pm

THE FORT WORTH HERD 

Twice Daily Cattle Drives - E. Exchange Ave.11:30am & 4pm

Behind The Scenes With The Herd - Observation Deck 1:30pm - 2:30pm

COWBOY PARADE 

Grand Marshall:  Marisa Wayne, John Wayne’s Daughter

Parade Route: East to West Exchange Avenue Immediately following the 11:30 Cattle Drive

WATER TOWER STAGE 

92.1 Hank FM Live Broadcast 12pm - 3pm

TEXAS COWBOY HALL OF FAME 

Most Worn Boot Contest 12:30pm

JOHN WAYNE: AN AMERICAN EXPERIENCE 

Grit Series Cooling Station by Topo Chico 10am - 2pm

John Wayne Impersonation Contest 1pm

BILLY BOB'S TEXAS 

Randy Rogers & Wade Bowen - Hold My Beer & Watch This Tour 10pm GET TICKETS

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS 

American Hat Company | Public Improvement District #11 | Cavender's | PBR | RancH20 Spirits | Shiner Beers | Smarty | Priefert | Billy Bob's Texas | Riscky's BBQ | John Wayne and American Experience | Joe T Garcia's | M.L. Leddy's | Stockyards Stables | Texas Gold Minors | Cowtown WInery | Chief Records | 92.1 Hank FM, 95.9 The Ranch | The Cowboy Channel | Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame |  Cattlemen's Steakhouse | Fort Worth Key Magazine | Bob Wills Heritage Foundation | American Paint Horse Association | 

If you'd like to become a sponsor, please contact Katie Cartrette, 817-710-7355 or kcartrette@stockyardsheritage.com

If you'd like to join our Western Celebration Parade, please contact Elyce Norcross, 817-710-7362 or enorcross@stockyardsheritage.com

Tags: Family Fun, Festivals, Music, Western

Website

When

07/24/2021 - 10:00am to 8:00pm

Where

Fort Worth Stockyards

131 E. Exchange Ave.
Fort Worth, TX 76164

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