July 2016 Events

Summer is in full swing, so make plans to participate in all the fun happening this month in Wichita Falls! In addition to fireworks, concerts, festival and more, be sure to check out our full list of summer camps around Wichita Falls!

Here’s a look at some of the highlighted events around Wichita Falls for July 2016. Here’s the full list of June events. Things are added to the calendar every day so be sure to check back often.

 

KAYE FRANKLIN WORKSHOP – THE KEMP
JULY 1
Price: $66
Join noted Graham artist Kaye Franklin for her instructional class for intermediate to advanced level oil /acrylic or pastel art.

 

FIRST NATIONAL BANK’S OLD-FASHIONED INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION
JULY 1
Price: FREE
First National Bank of Wichita Falls will hold its annual Old-Fashioned Fourth of July Celebration Friday, July 1, 2016, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in their parking lot at the Fairway and Kell Boulevard

 

INDEPENDENCE DAY WITH YOGI!
JULY 1 TO JULY 4
Price: $15 and up
Get patriotic with this long booming weekend of fun! Join in on our patriotic site decorating competition, face painting… parents can paint their own children’s faces, games, wagon rides, and outdoor movies under the stars. 

 

UNCLE LUCIUS & BLAIN GILLESPIE AT IRON HORSE PUB
JULY 1
Price: FREE
Uncle Lucius is a dream, conjured in the minds of five sonic mercenaries, a clarion call to arms for true believers. Gillespie’s special brand of Texas Country & rock & roll is really striking a chord with audiences & you won’t want to miss it!

 

BURKBURNETT FOURTH OF JULY CELEBRATION
JULY 2
Price: Free
Come Celebrate Freedom at the United Friendship Ampitheatre.

 

IOWA PARK FOURTH OF JULY FESTIVAL
JULY 3
Price: Free
Join the City of Iowa Park for a citywide Fourth of July Celebration.

 

32ND ANNUAL FOURTH OF JULY CELEBRATION & MOST PATRIOTIC PARADE
JULY 4
Price: FREE
Celebrate an old-fashioned Independence Day!

 
4TH IN THE FALLS
JULY 4
Price: Free to the public
A patriotic evening for the entire family!

 
SUMMER YOUTH MUSICAL: GODSPELL, JR.
JULY 8
TO
JULY 10
Price: $8 adults, $5 children
The Youth Ministry of First United Methodist Church of Wichita Falls invites you to our 69th Summer Youth Musical, Godspell, Jr.! 

 
SCULPTURE GARDEN AFTER DARK – THE KEMP
JULY 8
Price: FREE
Sculpture Garden After Dark – Live music, great art, and good company.

 
PEACH DAY AT THE FARMERS MARKET
JULY 9
Price: FREE
July 11th, Peach Day at the Wichita Falls Farmers Market! Join us for a peach smoothie!

 
DR. WHO COMICS DAY AT THE WICHITA FALLS PUBLIC LIBRARY
JULY 9
Price: FREE
Grab your sonic and join us at the library for a day of whovian fun!

 
SUPPER CLUB AT THE ROYAL THEATER
JULY 9
Price: 40.00 per person
Like live music? Looking for a date night? We have what you are looking for!

 
BURKBURNETT MOVIES IN THE PARK
JULY 9
Price: free
Head to Friendship Park for Movies in the Park

 
MIKE RYAN AT IRON HORSE PUB
JULY 9
Mike Ryan is a singer/songwriter with a knack for pairing lyrics with music that breathe life into a song. Catch his show at the Iron Horse Pub.

 
MR. WONDERFUL PAUL ORNDORFF
JULY 10
Price: $30.00
The Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame and Museum has just announced a Autograph Signing and Meet & Greet with WWE Hall of Famer (2005), NCAA Football Hall of Famer (1986) and PWHF Inductee (2009) “Mr. Wonderful”  Paul Orndorff.

RED RIVER LYRIC OPERA SUMMER FESTIVAL
JULY 10, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17
Price: General Admission: $10, free to MSU students, faculty and staff and military
Join an amazing cast singing some of the world’s most beloved Operas

 
P.E.T.S. BIRTHDAY PARTY
JULY 10
Price: $15-19
Celebrate P.E.T.S. at Urban Air!

 
WAKE UP WICHITA COUNTY – UNITED SUPERMARKETS IN BURKBURNETT
JULY 12
Join us for a morning of networking at our annual partnership with Burkburnett Chamber of Commerce! This month’s event is hosted by United Supermarkets in Burkburnett.  

 
SOUNDS OF SPEEDWAY FEATURING JOHNNY COOPER – THE FORUM
JULY 14
Price: 15.00
The front man of the band that bears his name, Johnny Cooper has reached dual-threat status: he has rare talent that has earned him critical acclaim, and he performs with an energy that captivates audiences in venues of all sizes.

 
CAMERAN NELSON CONCERT
JULY 14
Fuse Texas Country grit with down-home rock n’ roll and you get Cameran Nelson, a true Texas Troubadour whose roots run deep.

 
THE JUDSON COLE BAND
JULY 14
Price: FREE ‘TIL 10 PM – THEN $6/$9 FOR 18-20
Their sound is as diverse as their backgrounds, and is held together by a common thread of friendship, soul, and a love for music.

 
CULINARY AROUND THE WORLD: VEGETARIAN
JULY 15
Price: $30 per person
Enjoy an evening cooking up tasty creations with Chef Erika Colee. Have a blast in the state-of-the-art restaurant style kitchen while preparing various appetizers, entrées, and/or desserts.

 
CASTAWAY COVE DIVE-IN MOVIE
JULY 15
When the sun goes down, the stars come out at Castaway Cove’s Dive-In Movie nights, a water park take on going to the movies. Friday nights, July 15, 22, 29, and August 5.

 
BLACK-EYED PEA DAY AT THE FARMERS MARKET
JULY 16
Price: FREE
Black-Eyed Pea Day – Farmers Market – July 18th

 
LAKESIDE CITY MOVIES IN THE PARK: JURASSIC WORLD
JULY 16
Price: free
Free movie and popcorn in Lakeside City park

 
BURKBURNETT MOVIES IN THE PARK: STAR WARS WEEK
JULY 17-23
Price: free

Head to Friendship Park for Movies in the Park

 
THE BUG BIOBLITZ
JULY 18-21
Price: $60 for members, $65 for non-members
What is a BioBlitz?  A BioBlitz is an event where groups of people collect as much wildlife as possible over a certain period of time, and then identify these organisms.

 
VENTRILOQUIST NANCY BURKS WORCESTER
JULY 21
Price: FREE
Nancy and her friends will weave storytelling and ventriloquism together to keep the audience mesmerized.

 
CASTAWAY COVE DIVE-IN MOVIE
JULY 22
When the sun goes down, the stars come out at Castaway Cove’s Dive-In Movie nights, a water park take on going to the movies. Friday nights, July 15, 22, 29, and August 5.

 
DISCOVER THE DINOSAURS UNLEASHED
JULY 23 & 24
Price: Adults $17.00; Children $22.00; Seniors $14.00; T-Rex Ticket $52.00
Discover these prehistoric creatures!

 
CATTLE TRAILS WHEAT & STOCKER CONFERENCE
JULY 26
Hear the latest industry information.

 
AN EVENING OF IMPROV
JULY 29
Price: $10
An Evening of Improv on the Dinner Stage at Backdoor Theatre! Bring a date, and come laugh with us, or at us?

 
CASTAWAY COVE DIVE-IN MOVIE
JULY 29
When the sun goes down, the stars come out at Castaway Cove’s Dive-In Movie nights, a water park take on going to the movies. Friday nights, July 15, 22, 29, and August 5.

 
ARCHER CITY ROYAL JAMBOREE‎
JULY 30
Price: by donation
We will have a great back up band, and some great singers. All ages welcome. Good clean hometown family fun you won’t want to miss.

 
WATERMELON FESTIVAL
JULY 30
Price: FREE
Watermelon Fest – Saturday, July 30th – 8am – 1pm – 8th and Ohio – FREE to public

 
THE LITTLE MERMAID AT THE WICHITA THEATRE
JULY 10, 11, 15, 16, 22, 23, 29, 30
Ariel, King Triton’s youngest daughter, wishes to pursue the human Prince Eric in the world above and bargains with the evil sea witch, Ursula, to trade her tail for legs. But the bargain is not what it seems and Ariel needs the help of her colorful

 
SWAN SONG – “LED ZEPPELIN TRIBUTE”
JULY 30
SWAN SONG is the longest-running live Led Zeppelin tribute act in the southern United States.