Events

Bluegrass on Ballard

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Saturday, July 1, 2017
10 am - 10 pm
Historic Downtown Wylie
Ballard Ave. (Hwy. 78 to Brown St.) & Olde City Park

Vendor Application 
Car Show Flyer (Available Soon)

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

Hotel
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.

 


contact information

Wylie Municipal Complex
300 Country Club Rd., Building 100 Wylie, TX 75098
Main #: 972-516-6000
Monday – Friday; 8 am – 5 pm

Building Inspection, 2nd floor
972-516-6420, permits@wylietexas.gov

City Manager, 1st floor
972-516-6010, citymgr@wylietexas.gov

City Secretary, 1st floor
972-516-6020, citysec@wylietexas.gov

Code Enforcement, 2nd floor
972-516-6440, code@wylietexas.gov

Communication/Marketing, 1st floor
972-516-6016, publicinfo@wylietexas.gov

Engineering, 2nd floor
972-516-6400, cityeng@wylietexas.gov

Finance, 1st floor
972-516-6120, finance@wylietexas.gov

Human Resources, 3rd floor
972-516-6040, jobs@wylietexas.gov

Planning and Zoning
, 2nd floor
972-516-6320, planning@wylietexas.gov

Parks Administration
, 3rd floor
972-516-6340, parks@wylietexas.gov

Purchasing
, 1st floor
972-516-6040, purchasing@wylietexas.gov

Utility Billing
, 1st floor
973-516-6100, utility@wylietexas.gov
Recreation Center
300 Country Club Rd., Building 200
972-516-6360, recreation@wylietexas.gov

Monday – Friday, 5:00 am – 10:00 pm
Saturday, 8:00 am – 8:00 pm
Sunday, Noon – 8:00 pm

Rita and Truett Smith Public Library
300 Country Club Rd., Building 300
972-516-6250, libinfo@wylietexas.gov

Monday, Tuesday & Thursday, 10 am – 8 pm
Wednesday, 10 am – 6 pm
Friday and Saturday, 10 am – 5 pm
Sunday, Closed

Public Safety Complex
2000 N. Hwy. 78
972-442-8171
Monday – Friday, 8 am – 5 pm

Municipal Court
972-442-8101, court@wylietexas.gov

Police Administration
972-442-8170, police@wylietexas.gov

Public Safety Communications
972-442-8171, wfdadmin@wylietexas.gov

Fire Administration
972-442-8110, wfdadmin@wylietexas.gov

Fire Stations
Station #1,
1400 S. Ballard Ave., 972-429-0771
Station #2, 555 Country Club Rd., 972-429-0772
Station #3, 210 W.A. Allen Blvd., 972-442-0773
Public Works  (Streets, Water and Wastewater)
949 Hensley Ln., Building 300
972-442-7588
After-hours emergency? Contact Police Dispatch, 972-442-8171
Monday – Friday, 7 am – 4 pm


Parks Maintenance
949 Hensley Ln., Building 200
972-516-6370, parks@wylietexas.gov
Monday – Friday, 7 am – 4 pm

Animal Services
949 Hensley Ln., Building 100
972-442-5268, animalcontrol@wylietexas.gov
After-hours emergency? Contact Police Dispatch, 972-442-8171
Monday – Saturday, 8 am – 5 pm

Senior Recreation Center
800 Thomas St.
972-442-8119, recreation@wylietexas.gov
Monday – Friday, 8 am – 4 pm; Saturday, 9 am – 3 pm; Sunday, 1 – 5 pm

Economic Development Corporation
250 S. Hwy. 78
972-442-3367, info@wylieedc.com
Monday – Friday, 8 am – 5 pm

Athletic Field Condition Hotline
972-516-6350

Community Waste Disposal (Bulk Pickup/Trash) 
972-392-9300

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