Come out this Saturday, July 27th, to celebrate the history and heritage of the American Cowboy at the National Day of The American Cowboy Presented by Meador Auto (NDAC). Voted best cowboy tribute event in the nation by American Cowboy Magazine, NDAC gives families and the general public the opportunity to experience and appreciate the role cowboys and cowgirls have played and continue to play in everyday life.
Free activities and contests include a cow-chip throwing contest, watermelon eating, seed-spitting, best mustache, and buckaroo coloring among others. There will also be a cowboy celebration parade, Cowboy karaoke and gunfight shows in addition to a Riscky’s BBQ Rib Eating Contest, the World Championship Hay Stacking Contest and a Most Worn out Boot contest.
WHEN: Saturday, July 27, 2013 10:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Parade is at 11:30.
WHERE: East Exchange Avenue in the Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District
WHY: The Fort Worth Stockyards National Day of The American Cowboy is a great entertainment and educational event for people of all ages. The Western authenticity of the entire weekend strengthens Fort Worth’s claim to some of the best Western heritage festivals in the country.
COST: FREE (small fee applies to some contests)
Sponsored by: Meador Auto, Baylor Health Fort Worth, Raising Cains, Best Western Fort Worth Inn and Suites, Fort Worth Capital Grille, Tarrant County College, Bath Planet, the Fort Worth Opera, World of Wellness, Mike and Rosie Moncrief