Events

Bluegrass on Ballard

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Web ThumbnailThanks to all who came out for Bluegrass on Ballard 2019! It was another great event, and we look forward to 2020!


Saturday, June 27, 2020

10 am - 9 pm
Historic Downtown Wylie
Ballard Ave. (Hwy. 78 to Brown St.) & Olde City Park

Car Show Registration (coming soone)
Battle of the Badges Blood Drive Registration (coming soon)
Vendor Application
Sponsorship Brochure for Business Booths (email publicinfo@wylietexas.gov)

Historic Downtown Wylie will indeed be wide awake for this free festival featuring top bluegrass bands, a 200+ car show, 100+ arts and crafts, great fair food and children's activities. A day of fun for the whole family. 

Bring your instrument and pick and jam with other musicians on the street or in shops and restaurants throughout the day and don't forget your lawn chairs or blanket to enjoy a summer evening with great bluegrass bands in shady Olde City Park.

Activities Schedule
10 am - 9 pm -- Arts & Crafts, Children’s Activities, Fair Food
10 am - 5 pm -- Battle of the Badges Blood Drive (Register https://tinyurl.com/y2z8okbm)
1 - 9 pm -- Bluegrass Bands
4 - 9 pm -- Car Show (Register https://tinyurl.com/yyztt2tt)

Band Schedule
1:00 pm  Randy Collier & Grassland
2:00 pm  Downtown String Band
3:10 pm  Bobby Giles & Texas Gales
4:10 pm  Dean Osborne Band
5:35 pm  The Farm Hands
7:15 pm  Becky Buller Band


Bluegrass on Ballard Publicity
"Bluegrass Blast: Residents Boogie Down in Wylie," Living Magazine, August 2018
"Classic Sounds, Classic Rides," Dallas Morning News Metro Section, July 9, 2018
"Free to Have Fun During Wylie Fest," Dallas Morning News Metro Section, July 4, 2016
"Jam Sessions are Just Part of the Fun at Bluegrass on Ballard," Dallas Morning News Guide, June 26, 2015
"Bluegrass on Ballard,"  Dallas Morning News, Go & Do, Best Bets, June 26, 2015
"Bluegrass on Ballard: Music City," Dallas Morning News NeighborsGo, July 10, 2015
"Scene / Events - Bluegrass on Ballard," Living Magazine, June 2015
"Bluegrass Festival Returns," Dallas Morning News, NeighborsGo, June 19, 2015
"Wide Awake Wylie Ready to Rock," Texas Co-op Power Magazine, July 2014
"Wylie Bluegrass Festival Hits Downtown," Dallas Morning News NeighborsGo, June 27, 2014
"Wylie Hosts a Bluegrass Street Party," Dallas Morning News Arts & Life, July 5, 2014
"Bluegrass on Ballard," Dallas Morning News Guide, July 4, 2014
"Fun for All at Bluegrass on Ballard," Dallas Morning News Metro Section, July 7, 2014
"Festival Hits Downtown," Dallas Morning News NeighborsGo, July 11, 2014
"Local Bluegrass: Bluegrass on Ballard Returns to Historic Downtown Wylie," Dallas Morning News NeighborsGo, July 4, 2014

More information at DiscoverWylie.com and BluegrassHeritage.org

Hotels
Best Western Plus Wylie Inn
2011 N Highway 78
Wylie, Texas 75098
Phone: 972/429-1771 | Fax: 972/429-1775 

Wylie La Quinta Inn & Suites
2210 W FM 544
Wylie, TX 75098
Phone: 1-469-969-0911

The Wylie Jubilee Bluegrass on Ballard is presented by Wylie Downtown Merchants Association, City of Wylie, and Bluegrass Heritage Foundation.

Sponsors 2019 1 BMP

 Sponsors 2019 2 BMP
BOB Web 3


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 Inspection2nd floor 
972-516-6420, permits@wylietexas.gov

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

City Secretary1st 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 
972-516-6100, utility@wylietexas.gov

Recreation Center
300 Country Club Rd., Building 200
972-516-6340, 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 - Thursday, 10 am – 8 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., 972-429-8071
Station #2, 555 Country Club Rd., 972-429-8072
Station #3, 210 W.A. Allen Blvd., 972-442-8073
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 and Recreation Administration
949 Hensley Ln., Building 200
972-516-6340, 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.
972-516-6340, recreation@wylietexas.gov
Monday – Friday, 8 am – 4 pm; Saturday, 9 am – 3 pm; Sunday, 1 – 5 pm

Thomas and Mattie Brown House
301 North Ballard Ave.
972-516-6340, recreation@wylietexas.gov 
Tuesday - Saturday, 9 am – 1 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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