The weekend will begin on Friday at noon with 72 straight hours of Duke's movies shown at the historic Ritz Theater on the square, along with an outdoor screening nightly on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Special guests and celebrities that worked with Duke, including family members of John Wayne, will be on hand to introduce screenings and celebrate the festivities that include the following:
- John Wayne Impersonation Contest (Jr. and Sr. divisions)
- Trap Shoot (4-Man Squads)
- A parade honoring Wounded Warriors
- Exclusive 'Brown Dinner' for event sponsors and special guests
- Outdoor dance featuring Jody Nix and the Texas Cowboys
- Open Barrel race
- Cowboy Church (horseback optional)
Corporate and individual sponsorship opportunities are available by emailing the organization at: wrangler@JohnWayneFilmFest.com.
Proceeds will benefit the John Wayne Cancer Foundation.