Since 1976, the City of West has held the annual Westfest, a Czech and Polka festival over labor day weekend. The 2018 Westfest will be held this upcoming weekend.
From Aug.31 through Sep. 2, there will be Polka bands, dance performances, a parade, a kolache eating contest, a carnival, the kolache 5000 challenge, horseshoe and washer pitching, helicopter rides, a domino tournament, a taroky tournament, Polka mass, a kolache baking contest, Miss Westfest presentation, authentic food and drink and over 100 arts and crafts vendors.
The festival will be held at 1110 S. Main St. in West. On Friday, festival hours are from 5:30 p.m. - 12:30 a.m., Saturday hours are 9 a.m. - 12 a.m., and Sunday hours are 8 a.m. - 12 a.m.
Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for children ages 6-12 and free for those under 6. Parking costs $5.
For more information visit www.westfest.com.
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