Events

You can have a one-of-a-kind experience every day in Hays, but there are events that happen throughout the year that you can't afford to miss. Here are the next three big events that you need to have on your calendar.

Wild West Festival - June 29 - July 4


Join Mark Chesnutt, Chris Jansen, Runaway June, and Resurrection: A Journey Tribute, along with thousands of your closest friends for three nights of concerts and thrilling rides, finished off with a July 4th firework show, during Wild West Festival!
Wild West Festival  Warrant

Ellis County Fair - July 15 - 22


A week long of events including stock car racing, rodeo, and a demolition derby finished off with a concert from Ned LeDoux. Don't forget the Pride of Texas Carnival featuring rides for everyone in the family.
Ellis County Fair - Fairiswheel

Thunder on the Bricks - July 21-22


Over 200 of the top custom cars, street rods, sports cars, pickups, 4X4's, race cars, classics, antiques, and motorcycles competing for top awards! The action begins on Friday night for a downtown cruise night and a street dance featuring the Jimmy Dee Band.
Thunder on the Bricks Car Show