Join Us for Western Days (Virtual Edition) in Old Town

How to Participate


Old Town is celebrating Western Days differently this year.

Western Days Line-Up

September 26, 2020

Continuing a longstanding tradition that began in 1964

Due to COVID-19 restrictions on large public gatherings, in lieu of in-person attendance, musical acts, cooking demonstrations, other western-themed performances, and the 16th annual World Tamale Eating Championship sponsored by Market Street will be streamed live from the Medical City Lewisville Grand Theater via the city’s website, social media sites, and government-access cable channel. 

Year Established
First World Tamale Eating Championship
First Virtual Edition
Hours of Live Entertainment

Join the party, from the comfort of your home

Western Days Goes Virtual on September, 26th with a full day of live music, cooking demonstrations and fan favorite events

The Experience


Keeping a traditional alive, enjoying good music and company from the comfort of home.

Celebrate the Best of the West

Watch Western-themed performances and cheer on competitors in the 16th annual World Tamale Eating Championship sponsored by Market Street.

Cooking Demonstrations

With top local chefs, learn what to order the next time you’re dining out or deciding on your next to-go treat.

Top-Notch Musical Performers

Exclusive live performances streamed from the Medical City Lewisville Grand Theater

Performers and Events


Here's the confirmed line-up with more details in the days to come.

Kylie Frey

Brandishing a high-octane twang in her voice and pledging allegiance to traditional country, Kylie Frey’s first big break arrived when she appeared as Shania Twain’s protégé on the first season of USA Network’s Real Country in 2018.

Roger Creager

Roger Creager is an adventurist; he does not like to sit still while the world passes by. All of this finds its way into Roger’s music and live shows. His passion for life invigorates everyone around him including his fan base. Those who get hooked on his charisma and high energy come back show after show, year after year, and record after record.

Cody Johnson

After landing two releases in the Top 10 of Billboard’s country albums chart on his own CoJo label and selling 74,000 tickets for a single show, to earn recognition as the only unsigned artist in history to sell out NRG Stadium at RodeoHouston, one of Texas’ most-sought-after talents finally agreed to sign with a major label.

Indigenous ACE Dancers

Native American cultural awareness group performing traditional dances in ceremonial dress.

The Gibbonses

The Gibbonses are a husband & wife due, performing driving Americana / Folk-Rock original music, with an extensive repertoire of top-40 Country, Pop, Rock, Oldies, and Motown covers from the 50’s through today!

Charley Crockett

South Texas native and Austin-based singer-songwriter who spent time in Dallas, just released a new album – “Welcome to Hard Times,” an immersive experience in sound that simultaneously carries us back in time while also applying Crockett’s singular style.

Hightower Band

With well written original pieces, mixed in with a unique take on some classic covers, be ready to get up and dance with your favorite dance partner when Hightower Band kicks off virtual Western Days.

Squeezebox Bandits

Statefair Records recording artist. Playing Honkytonk Country. With a Texmex flavor. Winners of Best Texas Music for The FW Weekly Music Awards-2019 With two Albums out: Clear as day 2018 Sounds of Texas 2019