Event Information

August 12, 13, 19, 20, 2017

Silverton Oregon

This is a period show from 1840-1900. It includes the Wild Bill’s Stunt show, trick riders, trick ropers, sharp shooting, quick draw, western merchants, a saloon, 3 stages of continual entertainment, Music, Singers, Dancers, Magician, comedians, juggler, food, kids games, old time bull riding machine, shooting gallery, Civil War, Indians, Cowboys, AND Steampunk!

Ticket Costs

ADULTS: $14/day or $24/weekend

CHILDREN ages 6-12: $11/day or $20/weekend

CHILDREN UNDER 5 ~ FREE!

SENIORS 60 and over: $11/day or $20/weekend

Handicap accessible but slanting and forest setting. – No Pavement

The Wild West Show is opened to the public from 10:00am to 6:00pm Saturday and Sunday. All participants are required to remain in period garb from 10:00am to the close of the show. That includes clothing, footwear, and accessories and ready to play old west and open for business at 10:00am on both days. All modern extras such as watches, shoes, chewing gum, sunglasses, cigarettes, extensive piercings, tattoos, etc. should be taken off or under cover. Wild West Show will be open rain or shine so be prepared. All booths must be open regardless of weather. All booths must be attended while the public is present.

Participant Check In

All participants will enter the site at the driveway that allowing access to the field off of Valley View Rd. Go through the field to the Participant Entrance/site safety, marked with a sign. You must check in with site safety to receive your event gate pass wristband and parking pass and current information. You will be directed to the appropriate area for camping, parking and set up.

Participant Gate Passes

You must be “gate listed” to enter the site though the participant entrance. All participants are subject to having their ID checked. A current wristband ID must be worn on wrists or ankles to be in the camping, parking, or the site at anytime. THESE BANDS WILL BE CHECKED! Participants can get a new ID wristband for each weekend. If your ID band is lost during the weekend, a replacement band can be purchased for $5.00. Do not give your ID band to anyone else. This will result in dismissal from the event of both parties!

Participant Conduct

All participants are required to remain in period garb from 10:00am to the close of the show. That includes clothing, footwear, and accessories and ready to play old west and open for business at 10:00am on both days. All modern extras such as watches, shoes, chewing gum, sunglasses, cigarettes, extensive piercings, tattoos, etc. should be taken off or under cover. Wild West Show will be open rain or shine so be prepared. All booths must be open regardless of weather. All booths must be attended while the public is present.

Merchant Application

Hand made goods are most desirable but not required. The West Show committee must approve all items/services that are to be available at the West Show.

Volunteer Application

We would appriciate your help! Apply here if you are wanting to volunteer anytime you are available before, during, and after the event.

Show Entertainers Application

Perform at the event!

Food Application

If you are looking to be a food merchant at the Wild West Show, apply with this form!

6569 Valley View Rd NE, Silverton, OR 97381, USA

Wild West Show

For Participants Only:

Accomodations

Parking

No vehicles are permitted in the town between 9:30am to 6:30pm except for emergency, on Saturday and Sunday. Park vehicles only in areas reserved for participant parking. NO Utility trailers will be allowed in the town during event hours. All parked vehicles must display a parking permit from site safety. Vehicles left in unapproved areas during prohibited hours will be towed at the owner’s expense.

Camping

Participants may camp in the designated camping areas during their stay at the event. They may also choose to camp in their merchant booth or guild yard. All evidence of modern camping must me removed or covered during the event hours when the public will be present in the town.

Quiet hours begin at 10:00pm through 8:00am. That includes the town area as well. Vehicles will not be allowed in the tent camping area. Camping on site is at your own risk!

There is no power or water available on site. Quiet generators may be used in the campsite if necessary. If you need an RV hookup, there is a RV park a couple of miles from the site at the Silver Spur RV Park. Local motels may be available. Plan ahead and /or call for information. Please be on site and settled in the camping areas before 10:00pm. We don’t want vehicles in or out of the site after that time. Site safety gate will be closed at 10pm for vehicle traffic and only foot traffic will be permitted.

Please be courteous to the event staff and other participants. Do not arrive any later than 10:00 pm! Please call if you need to arrive after hours.

Set Up

You may begin to set up your merchant or guild area no sooner than noon on the Thursday preceding the event. If you will be arriving for set up after 7pm, please let us know. Set up must be completed by 9:30 Saturday morning. If you need to set up at another time/day please inform the staff. Food vendors have a health inspection on Friday afternoon before the event opens. Have your space up and ready by then

Tear Down

Tear down of your areas must be completed by noon on the Tuesday following your participation at the event.

Trash

It is the responsibility of all participants to keep their space and surrounding area clear of debris and trash at all times. Trash must be bagged and tied off and deposited in the provided dumpster not in the trash cans.. DO NOT LEAVE EXTRA GARBAGE FOR US TO CLEAN UP! Pack your broken equipment, boxes, and misc. after event garbage and take it with you!

Laws of the West

Pets

We would appreciate it if you could leave your pets at home. We do realize that many participants travel with their pets. If you must have your pet, you must sign a release form at site safety taking full responsibility for it’s behavior. You must clean up after your pet right away and all pets must be on a leash of some kind at all times. If your pet is found to be dangerous/disruptive it is subject to dismissal from the Show. We will not accept any abuse to any animal at the event whether it is a participant pet or used in any shows.

Minors

Minors, under 18 years old, must have a parent or guardian sign a release for them taking full responsibility for their behavior. If a minor is found to be destructive in any way (including, but not limited, to damaging things, theft, disruptive behavior), they can be removed from the event as can any adult for the same reason. Parents or guardians of minors will be responsible for any and all damages done by minor. People under 21 years are NOT to be drinking alcohol.

Behavior

WILD WEST SHOW CONDUCT We expect only the best behavior from all participants and patrons alike at the Wild West Show. Abusive, obscene, lewd, and indecent behavior is NOT acceptable from anyone! Such behavior will not be tolerated and will result in dismissal from the event. This is a family event so we expect you to use your best judgment in what you do and say. Never offend the patrons! Be considerate of the event staff, check in personal, and other event participants. After hours be considerate of the other event participants and local residents surrounding the event. Quiet time begins at 10:00pm throughout the site.

Drugs & Alcohol

Illegal controlled substances are not allowed on the event site! Anyone with illegal controlled substances in their possession on the event site is subject to immediate expulsion or arrest at any time. Do not administer medication of any type to anyone other than yourself. Alcohol will be sold only by approved merchants in specified areas. Any participant who is drunk, unruly, or uncooperative with the event staff at any time will be removed from the event site. Minors under 21 years may not consume, handle, or purchase alcoholic beverages at any time. Alcohol may not be given to minors. Smoking. Please do not smoke in front of the patrons! Please smoke in the designated areas for smoking. Be smart and careful. It’s summer and dry!!! Recreational Marijuana is legal in Oregon. However, it is appreciated if you could not use it on the event site.

Fire Regulations

All booths must have an approved fire extinguisher in good working order. This will be checked!! Please no open flame or fires at the event site including the village/town, parking area or camping site. No bales of hay in any booth. Booths and tents will be make from fire retardant materials or treated with a fire retardant product. Please consult The State of Oregon Fire Marshall requirements below. DO NOT bare the ground for fire burning! If you must have a fire, please get approval from Nancy (special projects director). Propane camp stoves at your campsite are acceptable but have water or a fire extinguisher on hand. It’s summer and dry! Be smart and careful!!!!!!!!!

Weapons

All weapons worn will be considered accessories and are not to be drawn out of their holders (sheaths, scabbards, holsters, etc.) for any reason. All weapons used in an “act” or demonstration must be approved by site safety. Any person handling a weapon in an unsafe manner will be removed from the event site. NO unapproved projectiles allowed. Merchants selling weapons must be aware of State of Oregon weapon sales policy. No selling, purchasing, or handling weapons for persons under 18 years of age unless accompanied by a guardian or parent. All blades sold must have the sharp edge of the blade covered either by a sheath or masking tape. Any guns must be unloaded. Whenever possible, please hold weapons sold to the public until such time they are ready to leave the site.

Emergencies

Report all accidents and emergencies to the event personal located at site safety, the entry booth (during public hours) or roving event personal. They will contact the appropriate emergency or medical services.

Any questions please contact Nancy White:

whitewindswildwestshow@gmail.com

503-910-3553

Find more information on fire regulations and event rules here.