The City of Santa Clarita is now accepting nominations for the 2017 Walk of Westerns Stars. The deadline for nomination submission is Friday, September 30, 2016 at 12:00 p.m. One to two names will be selected at a Walk of Western Stars committee meeting in October and the inductees will be unveiled in conjunction with the 2017 Cowboy Festival.
All nominees should have a significant body of work in their field of entertainment as it relates to Western Heritage. Nominations should include a photo of the nominee, a brief bio and the nominee’s qualifications. The nomination application and guidelines are available online at WalkOfWesternStars.com under the Nominations tab. Completed nomination applications can be emailed to AEO@santa-clarita.com or mailed to:
Walk of Western Stars
City of Santa Clarita
20880 Centre Pointe Parkway
Santa Clarita, CA 91350
Since 1981, the Walk of Western Stars has honored legends of Western film, television and radio who have contributed to America’s heritage. Inductees are honored with bronze stars and terrazzo tiles stamped into Main Street in Old Town Newhall. Similar in style to the Hollywood Walk of Fame, the Walk of Western Stars honors actors, directors and film professionals for their contributions to Western Heritage in America. Previous honorees have included Roy Rogers, Dale Evans, John Wayne, Sam Elliott, Richard Farnsworth and Bruce Dern. For a complete list of honorees, visit WalkOfWesternStars.com.
For more information about the Walk of Western Stars, including honoree nominations, please contact the City’s Arts and Events Office at (661) 250-3787 or email AEO@santa-clarita.com