July 4th on The Bricks

PARADE, PARTY, AND PICKLEBALL TOURNEY

Summer in Downtown Hays wouldn't be the same without Wild West Festival. DHDC is excited to partner with Wild West Festival to bring an entire weekend of events to Downtown on July 3rd and 4th. Registration for the Pickleball tournament, the WWF 5K, and the Hometown Heroes Parade can be found below!

Time and Location

All Day July 3rd and 4th, 2020

Downtown Pavilion (DP), Union Pacific Park, 110 E 10th

Municipal Park (MP), 100-104 Main Street

 

Schedule of Events

FRIDAY, JULY 3, 2020 | DOWNTOWN HAYS 

This day is all about getting your blood pumping. Between Pickleball and Rock concerts, we don't think that will be a problem!

  • 8:00 am | Pickleball Tournament check-in. (MP)

  • 9:00 am | Pickleball Tournament begins! (MP)

  • 12:00 pm | Bach's Lunch + Miles On End (DP)

  • 6:00 pm | Wild West Fest Free Will Donation Concert (MP)

    • 6:30-7:30 pm | Miles on End 

    • 8:00-9:00 pm | Lucas Maddy & the Kansas Cartel

    • 9:30-10:30 pm | Frank Werth & the Vibrations

 

SATURDAY, JULY 4, 2020 | DOWNTOWN HAYS

Get ready for a day packed full of fun! From the Downtown Hays Market in the morning to Wild West Fireworks in the evening, we are going to fill your day with fun!

  • 7:30-11:00 am | Downtown Hays Market (DP)

  • 8:00 am | Wild West Fest 5K (Hays Aquatic Park)

  • 10:00 am | Wild West Fest Parade: Hometown Heroes (Main Street)

  • 11:00 am - 1:00 pm | Block Party including hot dog feed, live music from DoC, family games, and more! (DP)

  • 10:00 pm | Wild West Fest Fireworks Show! (Just look up and tune into Mix 103.3!)

July 4th on The Bricks is a benefit event for Downtown Hays Development Corporation (DHDC), a 501c3 organization.

PICKLEBALL 

DHDC is excited to host the first-ever outdoor pickleball tournament in Hays. Join us in Municipal Park to compete or to watch. Bring plenty of water, snacks, sunscreen, and a lawn chair or a tent because it's going to be warm! 

COST PER TEAM IS $50

THIS INCLUDES:

  • Entry to the tournament brackets

  • T-shirt memorializing the event

  • Complimentary bottled water for teams

  • Medals for the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd winning teams in each category!

TOURNAMENT RULES WILL FOLLOW ALL USAPA RULES AND REGULATIONS.

THIS IS ONLY A DOUBLES EVENT.

WILD WEST FESTIVAL PARADE: HOMETOWN HEROES

This year’s theme, Hometown Heroes, is in honor of all First Responders, including all doctors, nurses, dispatchers, police, fire, and military personnel. 

We want this parade to be about you! We invite you to the front of our parade to serve as our Grand Marshalls! You may choose to walk or ride on a float so that our community can recognize and thank you for the dedication you have shown to our families and loved ones!

If you would like to participate, there is no need to register! Just wear your uniform and arrive at the starting point at 9:45!

If you would like to create a float for the parade, register below! Grab your crew, get your imaginations flowing, and bring your creativity and craftsmanship to life! 

 

WILD WEST FESTIVAL 5K

Get your day started early with the traditional WWF 5K starting at 8:00 am. 

Though a traditional race, there is a new course this year! If you don't want to begin your race with the masses, consider taking advantage of staggered start times. As long as you complete your race by 9:00, you are eligible for awards! 

Downtown Hays Premier Sponsors

This event would not have been possible without incredible local sponsors. These sponsors helped to provide our community with some much-needed fun.

 

Our local sponsors want to use this event as a way to show their appreciation of our community. They appreciate you shopping local these past few months and want to show their gratitude as sponsors of July Fourth on The Bricks.

 

Our sponsors are great. Our community is phenomenal. Together, we are #haysstrong

Sponsors are welcome!

Interested businesses can contact Sandi Maier at 785-639-3365 or info@wildwestfestival.com or Sara Bloom at dhdc@downtownhays.com for sponsorship opportunities!

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