American Heroes: A Salute to Veterans & First Responders

What: Patriotic annual festival, American Heroes: A Salute to Veterans & First Responders  

When: Friday, November 10 and Saturday, November 11, 2023, 

Where: The Colony Five Star Complex, 4100 Blair Oaks in The Colony, Texas!

Things to enjoy: live music, family activities, carnival rides, car show, silent auction, fireworks.


4:00pm Carnival Opens 
6:00pm Festival Opens 
6:30pm-8:00pm The Unlikely Candidates
8:00pm-8:30pm First Responders Ceremony 
8:30pm-10:00pm Vertical Horizon
10:00pm Drone Show

9:30am TSC: American Heroes Classic III Begins
11:00am Memorial Ceremony 
12:00pm Carnival Opens (and same time for Sunday)
12:00pm Festival Opens
12:00pm-5:00pm Community Stage
1:00pm-2:30pm Car Show registration
2:00pm-3:30pm Chad Cooke Band
3:00pm Car Show Judging
4:00pm Car Show awards
4:00pm-5:30pm Austin Snell 
5:45pm Veterans Ceremony 
6:00pm Silent Auction closes 
6:30pm-8:00pm Chris Cagle 
8:00pm Fireworks


  • Ash's Texas BBQ
  • Kona Ice of Lake Lewisville 
  • Tiff's Treats Cookies 
  • Athletic Club 
  • American Legion 
  • Nothing Bundt Cakes 
  • JBW Vending LLC

VIP Tickets

Want to be a VIP? Although the American Heroes festival is a FREE event for everyone and tickets are not required, we have a limited number of VIP access tickets available for purchase. VIP Tickets get you access to a premium concert viewing area, dinner and two complimentary drink coupons. 

VIP Tickets are required for ages 4 - older. Children ages 3 and younger do not require a VIP ticket for access to the VIP area.                             

Click here to purchase VIP Tickets



For a special event rate, book your stay at The Colony's Holiday Inn.Holiday Inn

More Information

For more information about the American Heroes festival, call The Colony Parks and Recreation Department at 972-625-1106 or email the festival staff.

Thank you to our sponsors: 

RaisingACT Construction Logo 


NO COOLERS or alcoholic beverages are allowed. Alcoholic beverages will be available for purchase at the Beer Garden area within the festival grounds.