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September 12 through October 18 (Saturday & Sunday)
10 a.m. until 6:00 p.m.
General Admission : $12
Children Ages 6-12: $6
Children Under 5 :   Free
Parking: Free
1449 Greenbush Cobb Rd
Williamsburg, Ohio 45176
Just off St. Rt. 32
Tickets can be purchased online here.
No firearms, pets, or outside food/beverage allowed on premise.

Old West Festival Admission

General Admission : $12

Children Ages 6-12: $6

Children Under 5 :   Free

Parking: Free

Discounted tickets can be purchased online here.

Old West Festival Theme Weekends

Please check back for the 2015 Theme Weekends

Cowboy Heroes
: September 12-13
Outlaw Weekend
: September 19-20
Romance Weekend
: September 26-27
America's Pastime
: October 3-4
Steam Punk: October 10-11
Halloween: October 17-18

Old West Festival

Spectacular scenes like those of John Wayne and James Stewart movies will be retold in live action this September as the Old West Festival – a one-of-a-kind event in Ohio – rolls back into town at its permanent site just 15 minutes from I-275, east of Cincinnati. The seventh annual Old West Festival – running weekends September 12 to October 18 – will transform rambling acreage of beautiful country into an authentic Dodge City Wild West town dating back to 1878. Come in your best period attire.  We have a patron "costume" contest each day in the Long Branch Saloon at 1pm.

Visitors will be stepping back in history to a time when famous lawmen like Bat Masterson and Wyatt Earp reigned, where gamblers such as Doc Holliday played faro and Boothill was a place you didn’t want to be at the end of the night.

The permanent old west town is educational and fun for the entire family. Store fronts include antique, western-themed and hand-made crafts. Period interpreters walk the streets, posing for photos or saying howdy. Cold beer, sarsaparilla, soft drinks and food are served in the Long Branch Saloon. Young ‘uns can pan for gold; watch puppet shows; participate in a family sing-along to period music like ‘Coming Round the Mountain’; and even get sworn in as deputies, that is if they take the official oath. It they choose, they’ll travel the frontier in covered wagons, on ponies or horses; riding the 19th century steam locomotive inspired Sante Fe Deadline, or visiting the pioneer village. Historically accurate shows include medicine shows, saloon shows, magic, storytelling and can can dancers. A variety of bluegrass acts will be on stage throughout the day…and much more. There are authentic jaw dropping gun fight reenactments by The Big Iron Rangers daily.

Festival times and hours are Saturdays and Sundays running September 12 to October 18 from 10 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. The Festival is located at 1449 Greenbush Cobb Rd, Williamsburg Ohio, 45176 between Mt. Orab and Williamsburg, Ohio just off St. Rt. 32.

Cost is $12 general admission; $6 for children ages 6 to 12; and children under 5 are free.

** $2 off for Military personnel with ID and Senior Citizens.

Just like in the REAL Dodge City...The Carrying of Firearms is strictly prohibited.

Old West Festival - Dodge City

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The Old West Festival is not only fun for kids, but also educational!  Here are some fun ways to teach the youngsters about history while they gave a great time.

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Vendor Application

We are a Juried Show. We highly encourage products to represent those available in the late 1800’s American West. We expect all items sold to our patrons to be traditional or original in design, functionally appropriate, durable, well made, and guaranteed by their maker to be satisfactory to the customer. We are accepting artisan and vendor period applications for the current season.  Please contact us with all your craft questions.

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Corporate Sponsorship Opportunities are currently available. Please contact us to find out more about how your company can be featured in our programs, on our website or even in our town! Our Corporate Sponsorship Opportunities also include free passes to our Festival, so you and your clients can come and enjoy the fun!

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