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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 presented by PBR Global Cup

Saddle up for the National Day of the American Cowboy Presented by PBR Global Cup. Join us on Saturday, July 27th starting at 10 am in the Stockyards National Historic District to celebrate the American Cowboy and our western heritage. Named the "Best Cowboy Tribute" event in the nation by Western lifestyle magazine, American Cowboy, you can expect to see the activities listed below. All events happen along East Exchange Avenue on the lawns of the Cowtown Coliseum & Livestock Exchange Building, inside Stockyards Station, and participating surrounding businesses like the Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame and Billy Bob’s. Please see the Event Info tent on the day of the event for more details on each activity.

9:30 am-11:30 am
Youth Fiddling Contest.
Main Stage located in front of the Livestock Exchange Building
To register, please email DeeAnn at deeannch@gmail.com

10 am-11 am
Tip-to-Tip Guessing Contest with the Fort Worth Herd - Free to enter
Located behind the Livestock Exchange Building near the Fort Worth Herd pens

10 am-11 am
Rodeo Queen Photo Opp & Autograph Signing
Located in Rodeo Plaza near the entry to Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame

10 am-2 pm
Free activities located on the lawns near the Livestock Exchange Building, Cowtown Coliseum & The Cowboy Channel
Cow Milking Contest • Chuck Wagon Poetry • Quick Draw Contest • Face Painting • Cool Zone • Armadillo Races • Live Western Music 

10 am-2 pm
Coloring Station - Free
Located in Rodeo Plaza near the entry to Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame

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

10 am-5 pm
$1 Off admission to the Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame with a cowboy hat

11 am
Riscky's BBQ Rib Eating Contest at Stockyards Station
$10 Registration at the door.  Max 30 participants

11 am-1 pm
95.9 The Ranch Radio Remote
Located on the Lawns in front of the Livestock Exchange Building

11:30 am
Fort Worth Herd Cattle Drive and Western Parade along E. Exchange Avenue - Free

11:45 am-12 noon
Live Performance with Kristyn Harris on the Main Stage located in front of the Livestock Exchange Building

11:30 am-2 pm
Cowboy Caricatures - Free located in front of the Livestock Exchange Building

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

12 pm
Mustache Contest - Free to enter
Located at the Hank FM Live Music Stage next to the Cattlepen Maze

12 pm-2 pm
92.1 HANK FM Radio Remote
Located on the Live Music Stage next to the Cattlepen Maze

12:15-12:45 pm
Live Performance with Cowtown Opry on the Main Stage located in front of the Livestock Exchange Building

12:30 pm
Old West Gunfight Show at Stockyards Station - Free

12:30 pm
Most Worn Boot Contest - Free to enter.  Adult & Child category.  1st Place Winner in each category will receive a free pair of Justin Boots. 
Located inside Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame in Rodeo Plaza

12:45-1:30 pm
Live Performance with Jean & Gary Prescott on the Main Stage located in front of the Livestock Exchange Building

12:45-1:30 pm
Texas Western Legends Fashion Show
Located near Texas Western Legends shop in Rodeo Plaza

1 pm-4 pm
Leslie Tom Band Live Inside Stockyards Station at Chief Records - Free

1:30 pm-2 pm
Live Performance with Stephanie Quayle on the Main Stage located in front of the Livestock Exchange Building

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

2-5:00 pm
Cheyenne Frontier Days & Rodeo with Justin McKee and Joe Beaver broadcast Live at The Cowboy Channel Studios.  Come in & cool off and watch Live rodeo action in our new studios!
Located behind the Livestock Exchange Building near the Fort Worth Herd pens

2:30 pm & 4:30 pm
Pawnee Bill’s Wild West Show Buy Tickets

4 pm
Fort Worth Herd Cattle Drive along E. Exchange Avenue - Free

4:15 pm
Old West Gunfight Show at Stockyards Station - Free

8 pm
Stockyards Championship Rodeo Buy Tickets

10:30 pm
Billy Bob Thornton & The Box Masters Live at Billy Bob's Texas - Buy Tickets

Thanks to our Sponsors!

PBR Global Cup

Stockyards Public Improvement District #11

Topgolf   Center Point Renovations    Hello Fresh   Resort Vacations, Inc.   Los Vaqueros   MedStar          Sky Ranch    State Farm 

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.

Tags: Western

Website

When

07/27/2019 - 9:00am to 10:30pm

Where

Stockyards Station

140 E. Exchange Avenue
Fort Worth, TX 76164

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