The Wild West Arts Fest is a three-day event running from May 2nd through May 4th of 2019 at The Orleans Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. The festival consists of three full days of classes focused on the four classic Western art forms of gun spinning and handling, knife throwing, trick roping and whip cracking. The festival will also include open practice time, skill sharing sessions, lighthearted competitions, nightly events including a dinner show, and more.
Featured performers and instructors include:
- America's Got Talent superstar cowboy Loop Rawlins
- David Adamovich, aka The Great Throwdini
- The Incredible AJ Silver
- Singing cowboy and Will Rogers Follies veteran Chris McDaniel
- Gery L Deer, founder and director of The Whip Artistry Studio
- Master whip maker Paul Nolan
- More to be announced soon!
To ensure a successful festival, we are capping overall attendance this year. We encourage everyone interested to register as early as possible to secure your spot. The festival fee is $350 per person, which entitles each attendee to:
Classes will be held from 10am to 5pm each day. There will be a wide array of classes daily for all skill levels in all disciplines, as well as performance workshops and auxiliary classes.
- Unlimited classes Thursday-Saturday
- Open question and answer panel with your teachers and experts
- Thursday night meet and greet event
- Friday night Young Guns Show
- Saturday night Gunslinger's Costume Ball and Legends Dinner Show
- One meal at Saturday night dinner show with your choice of entree
- Open floor practice time and skill sharing sessions
- Wild West Arts Fest T-Shirt
- Event photo keepsake
The Orleans has made a number of discounted rooms available to Wild West Arts Fest attendees. Follow this link for special group rates from The Orleans Hotel and Casino. These special rates are available for guests staying between May 1st and May 5th. If you are making reservations by phone please reference promo code A9WWC05. The Orleans offers free parking to all guests.
If registering online, please include your trick roping and whip cracking skill level in the order notes. If purchasing more than one ticket please list each participant’s name, phone number, email address and skill level.
The First Annual Wild West Arts Fest