On the Horizon

From concerts to rodeos to other crowd-pleasing shows, there’s plenty of live entertainment coming up at the Stockyards: Guitar strumming. Bull riding. Trick roping. And beyond. 

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National Day of the American Cowboy 2018

Saddle up for National Day of the American Cowboy on Saturday, July 28th starting at 10 am hosted in the Stockyards National Historic District. Named the "Best Cowboy Tribute" event in the nation by Western lifestyle magazine, American Cowboy, you can expect to see activities and events like Cow Milking, Quick Draw, a Fiddle Contest, The Legends of Texas Gunfights, Stockyards Championship Rodeo, and more. Full schedule below, subject to change.

10 am-2 pm
Free activities:

Cow Milking Contest • Chuck Wagon Poetry • Quick Draw Contest • Rodeo Clown Panel • Face Painting • Cool Zone • Live Western Music 

10 am-11 am
Youth Fiddling Contest

10 am-11 am
Tip-to-tip Guessing Contest with the Fort Worth Herd - Free

11 am
Riscky's Rib Eating Contest - $5 pre-registration, $10 at the door

11:10 am
Mustache Contest - Free to enter

11:30 am
Fort Worth Herd Cattle Drive and Western Parade - Free

12 pm
Riscky's Rib Eating Finals - Open to those who made it in the last round.

12:30 PM
Legends of Texas Gunfight Show at Stockyards Station - Free

12:35 pm
Most Worn Boot Contest - Free to enter

1 pm-4 pm
Live Music Inside Stockyards Station at Chief Records - Free

1:30 pm-2:30 pm
Behind the Scenes with the Fort Worth Herd behind the Livestock Exchange Building - Free

4 pm
Fort Worth Herd Cattle Drive - Free

4:15 pm
Legends of Texas Gunfight Show at Stockyards Station - Free

2:30 pm and 4:30 pm
Pawnee Bills Wild West Show Buy Tickets

10 am-5 pm
Free admission to Billy Bob's Texas with a cowboy hat

8 pm
Stockyards Championship Rodeo Buy Tickets

10 pm
Terri Clark Live at Billy Bob's Texas - Buy Tickets

If you'd like to become a sponsor, please download application here and contact Holly Conner at hconner@stockyardsheritage.com

If you'd like to join our Western Celebration Parade, download the application here and send to hconner@stockyardsheritage.com.

Events are subject to change, be sure to follow us on Facebook for updates or contact the Visitor's Center at 817-625-9715

Thanks to our Sponsors!

Stockyards Public Improvement District Mahindra Frost Bank College of Healthcare Professions Springfree Trampoline Hello Fresh Cook Children's Precision Landscaping M.L. Leddy's Stockyards Station Cowtown Coliseum Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame Stockyards MuseumMr. Stockyards Whataburger Justin Boots Lucia Power, Joy Ann, Live Energy, David Boone

 

 

 

Tags: Family Fun, Festivals, Music, Seasonal, Western

When

07/28/2018 - 10:00am to 2:00pm

Where

Fort Worth Stockyards

131 East Exchange Ave.
Fort Worth, TX 76164

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