Bluegrass on Ballard
10 am - 10 pm
Historic Downtown Wylie
Ballard Ave. (Hwy. 78 to Brown St.) & Olde City Park
Wylie will indeed be wide awake July 1 for Bluegrass on Ballard, a free festival featuring top bands, a car show, arts and crafts and great food. The event in historic downtown Wylie breathes new life into the city’s longtime moniker and continues the tradition of drawing citizens and members of neighboring communities into the heart of the city.
The day begins at 10 am with arts and crafts vendors in Olde City Park, a chili cook-off, and great food and goes through the evening with a 150+ car show and bands performing from 3 to 10 pm.
Picking and Jamming
Bring your instrument and pick and jam with other musicians on the street or in shops and restaurants!
Music on Ballard Avenue; 3 – 10 pm
Car Show on Ballard Avenue; 4 - 9 pm
Chili Cook-off in Olde City Park; 10 am – 4 pm
Arts & Crafts in Olde City Park; 10 am – 8 pm
2017 Performance Schedule:
This year's schedule is being finalized; check back for bands and times.
2016 Performance Schedule:
Strings of Faith; 3 pm
Phil Ferguson & Texas True; 3:55 pm
Downtown String Band; 5 pm
Texas & Tennessee; 5:55 pm
Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Bluegrass Band; 7 pm
Special Consensus; 8:30 pm
Fireworks Show; 9:45 pm
Details at DiscoverWylie.com and BluegrassHeritage.org
Best Western Plus Wylie Inn
2011 N Highway 78
Wylie, Texas 75098
Phone: 972/429-1771 | Fax: 972/429-1775
2015 Bluegrass on Ballard Event Photos
The Wylie Jubilee Bluegrass on Ballard is presented by the Wylie Downtown Merchants Association, the City of Wylie Texas, and the Bluegrass Heritage Foundation.