Summertime is here, and it’s brought a jam-packed schedule full of fun events along with it. There’s always something happening in Lewisville, North Texas, from music festivals to fireworks and rodeos. With so much going on, it can be hard to choose what to attend. Thankfully, we’ve gathered a list of all the best events occurring this season. So, gather your friends, and get off the couch — it’s time to enjoy your summer.
Sounds of Lewisville Concert Series
The “Sounds of Lewisville” concert series returns once again to the Wayne Ferguson Plaza. It originated in 1991 as an outdoor family entertainment event at the Vista Ridge Amphitheater. Today, you can enjoy the sounds of various local acts every Tuesday in June and July from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Last year’s concert series hosted 14 bands, 20 different food vendors, over 8,000 attendees, and a spectacular firework show. The shows are free, and the lineups are constantly being updated, so be sure to check out the schedule for the most current information.
North Texas Fair & Rodeo
Buckle up for the North Texas Fair and Rodeo, a fun-filled event that takes place every year at the fairgrounds in Denton. You won’t want to miss out on all the exhilarating activities and exhibitions. This event offers nine exciting nights of rodeos, live country music, attractions, beauty pageants, a parade, and much more.
The goal of the North Texas State Fair is to support the community and agriculture by reinvesting the money into various programs and scholarships. Bring the whole family along for the thrill of a lifetime. The fair will take place from Aug. 18 to 26, withtickets available for purchase from $5 to $20.
The Colony Summer Clubhouse
Trying to get the little ones out of the house? Then head over to The Colony Summer Clubhouse to see the four-month summer series showcase performances. Your children will be delighted with various shows such as sing-along storytelling, magic shows, and animal meet and greets.
These activities will all take place at The Colony Recreation Center Gymnasium. This family-friendly event is for all ages and has free entry. Each performance will begin at 10 a.m. with doors opening at 9 a.m., so arrive early to snag your spots.
Liberty By The Lake
Kick off the summer season with the 26th Annual Liberty By The Lake Festival. The morning celebration will start with the Liberty 5K/10K/1M race at Stewart Creek Park. Afterward, make your way to The Colony Five Star Complex for a parade, concert, food vendors, and a spectacular fireworks show to conclude the evening.
The theme for this year’s parade is Texas Legends, which could include any famous actor, professional athlete, or historical figure from Texas. Iconic Texas food is also acceptable. You’re invited to participate in the parade by decorating your vehicle according to the theme. Although it’s not mandatory, it’s a fun tradition that gives you a chance to win cash prizes. Make sure to register for the parade in advance.
Wild About LLELA Day Camp
Get your kids off the screens and out into the great outdoors. Children aged 7 to 12 are invited to participate in Wild About LLELA, an active summer camp that lets them connect with nature. During the week, they’ll have the opportunity to explore the natural world through various activities such as kayaking, fishing, and hiking. The camp is located at the Nature Preserve of Long Lake.
Appropriate footwear is required for the weather and the primitive trail conditions. Long pants are also recommended. All campers should bring a water bottle, as sweet drinks such as sports drinks can attract bees and wasps. Camp will take place rain or shine, so make sure you check the weather each morning and dress accordingly. There are three different sessions taking place from June 6 to June 21. Registration ends on May 31, so sign your children up as soon as possible.
Esquina Del Sabor cordially invites you to join them for Mariachi Brunch, which takes place on June 11 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. You’ll get to enjoy live music from a local mariachi band and eat delicious regional Mexican food.
Located in the heart of Lewisville, Esquina Del Sabors offers a variety of dishes and drinks that are made with the finest ingredients from Mexico. Its menu features simple and fresh dishes, including Huevos Rancheros, Chilaquilas de la Esquina, Birria, and Pazole Roja.
Feast your eyes on the open-display cooking over a rotating selection of frozen alcoholic beverages and tequila margaritas. What better way to enjoy a summer afternoon?
A History of Lewisville Schools Exhibit
Show your local pride and explore “A History of Lewisville Schools”. The exhibit, which is part of the Heritage Project of the City of Lewisville, tells the story of the growth of the school district, which started in the 1840s with the establishment of rural schools in the area. It features various materials such as newspaper articles, deeds, drawings, maps, and photos.
The exhibit features former students and school-related items. You can also write messages on the walls to express your support for the school district. This is a feature of the facility’s program, which is sponsored by the city of Lewisville’s Heritage Project. The exhibit is open to the public from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday from June 12 to June 16.
Dad Jokes: An Evening of Comedy
Parents may want to leave the kids at home for this night full of laughter and fun for Dad Jokes: An Evening of Comedy. Based in Tyler, Texas, comedian Brandon Davidson uses his experiences as a father, husband, and BBQ lover to create his unique brand of standup comedy. He’ll return to The Grand with his favorite dads on June 17 to share their unique and hilarious takes on fatherhood. Tickets are available for purchase, with prices ranging from $20 to $25.
Well, there you have it. We just listed some of the best events happening in the Lewisville area this summer. Do you know of any occasions that we missed? Contact us so that we can update our list. If you’re looking to update your ride for the season, we have an extensive inventory of new vehicles. Alternatively, you could show your current Chevrolet some love and schedule a multipoint inspection at our service center, so you can ride smoothly to all of your events.