Western Events June 2018 True West Magazine
Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch.

Western roundup of events where you can experience the Old West this June.


Dude Season Kick Off

Loveland, CO, June 3-8, 17-22: Enjoy ranch-style meals, horseback riding, pack trips, trap shooting, rafting, fishing, and brewery tours.

970-667-3915 • SylvanDale.com

Art Show

American Plains Artists Special Show

San Angelo, TX: June 28-August 5: An 1867 fort along the Concho River showcases nearly 100 Western paintings and a dozen sculptures.

325-481-2646 • FortConcho.com


Brian Lebel’s Old West Show & Auction

Santa Fe, NM, June 23-24: Gaze at Western Americana artifacts and bid on Western art, American Indian jewelry and cowboy gear.

480-779-9378 • OldWestEvents.com

Morphy Auction Firearms & Militaria

Denver, PA, June 25-28: Bid on collectible militaria and sporting firearms at one of the largest under-roof auction houses in the country.

877-968-8880 • MorphyAuctions.com

Frontier Fare

Brew Fest

The Dalles, OR, June 23: Choose from more than 50 beers from 25+ breweries from Oregon and beyond in a taproom experience.

541.296.2231 • BeerFestTheDalles.com

Heritage Festivals

California Trail Interpretive Center’s Trail Days

Elko, NV, May 19-20: See pioneer and American Indian culture on the California Trail come to life through family-friendly history displays.

775-738-1849 • CaliforniaTrailCenter.org

Billy The Kid Festival

San Elizario, Texas, June 1-3: Outlaw Billy the Kid’s rowdy 1876 visit to San Elizario to break a pal out of jail hits the stage in a live drama.

915-851-0093 • SanElizarioHistoricDistrict.org

American Indian Market & Powwow

Morrison, CO: Opens June 2-3: A gathering of American Indian artists, a Powwow dancing competition, and delicious cuisine.

303-839-1671 • TesoroCulturalCenter.org

Montana Renaissance Festival

Billings, MT, June 2-3: Step back in time with a medieval crafts market, a wide variety of performances and shows,  and authentic cusine.

406-652-8100 • MontanaRenfest.com

Historic Lecompton Territorial Days

Lecompton, KS, June 8-9: Kansas’s former territorial capital celebrates with turtle races and pioneer woodcarving.

785-887-6285 • LecomptonTerritorialDays.com

Red Earth Festival

Oklahoma City, OK, June 8-10: Experience the traditions of American Indian arts and cultures through dance, an art market, and powwow.

405-427-5228 • RedEarth.org

Gold Rush Days

Sidney, NE, June 9-10: Experience the Black Hills gold rush of 1876 through skits, re-enactments and cowboy lore about the town’s freighting days.

866-545-4030 • SidneyGoldRush.com

Nebraskaland Days

North Platte, NE, June 13-23: Nebraska pays tribute to Buffalo Bill Cody’s 1882 “Old Glory Blowout” with a rodeo, parades and concerts.

308-532-7939 • NebraskalandDays.com

Stonewall Peach JAMboree and Rodeo

Stonewall, TX, June 15-16: Celebration of the annual peach crop including peach judging, crowning of The Peach Queen, and more.

830-644-2735 • StonewallTexas.com

Wild Bill Days

Deadwood, SD, June 15-17: Celebrate Deadwood’s famous gunslinger with live concerts, gold panning and sluicing demos, and more!

800-999-1876 • Deadwood.com

The Eagle Spirit Dancers

Lander, WY, June 20-30: Experience American Indian culture through dance and drumming with nightly performances on the museum lawn.

307-332-3892 • MuseumoftheAmericanWest.com

Jim Bowie Days

Bowie, TX, June 24-30: Texas Revolution hero and frontiersman Jim Bowie is honored with a rodeo, parades and an art and Indian artifact show.

940-366-1887 • JimBowieDays.org

San Elizario Historic District Tours

San Elizario, TX, June 24: Travel back in time on the Mission Trail with free guided walking tours of this 300-year-old district.

915-851-0093 • SanElizarioHistoricDistrict.org

Alpine’s Fourth of July Celebration

Alpine, TX, June 29-July 4: Celebrate Independence Day with outdoor theater, a parade, car show, live music, fireworks and more.

432-837-5539  AlpineTexas.com

Tombstone Lions Club Freedom Days

Tombstone, AZ, June 29-July 1: Celebrate the 25th reunion of Tombstone; meet actors Michael Biehn, Peter Sherayko, and other actors.

520-678-1824 • TombstoneChamber.com

Music & Poetry

Lone Pine Film History Museum Concert in the Rocks

Lone Pine, CA, June 2: Head to a frequent Western movie site, Alabama Hills, for Rock ’n’ Roll under the stars and a cowboy ranch dinner.


Outdoor Theatre 

Texas! Outdoor Musical Drama

Palo Duro Canyon, TX, June 1- August 18: This outdoor musical re-creates the stories of Texas Panhandle settlers.

806-655-2181 • Texas-Show.com

Rodeo & Horse

Sisters Rodeo

Sisters, OR, June 8-10: Rodeo stars head to Sisters to show off their goods in this self-proclaimed “Biggest Little Show in the World!”

800-827-7522 • SistersRodeo.com

Reno Rodeo

Reno, NV, June 14-23: This PRCA rodeo kicks off with a cattle drive, includes a parade, drill team competition, and classic rodeo disciplines. 

775-329-3877 • RenoRodeo.com

Greeley Stampede

Greeley, CO, June 22- July 1: Get bull riding and steer wrestling rodeo action, plus take in Western art and an Independence Day parade.

970-356-7787 • GreeleyStampede.org

West of the Pecos Rodeo

Pecos, TX: June 27-30: Gather in Pecos for this historic PRCA rodeo–it’s a top 40 prize money rodeo and originated in 1883!

432-445-2406 • PecosRodeo.com

Crooked River Roundup

Prineville, OR, June 28-30: This PRCA rodeo includes steer wrestling, roping, bronc riding, barrel racing, bull riding, and more.

541-447-4479 • CrookedRiverRoundup.com

Prescott Frontier Days & World’s Oldest Rodeo

Prescott, AZ, June 28 thru July 4: Held since 1888, this rodeo claims to be the “world’s oldest” and delivers steer roping, bull riding and more.

928-445-3103 • WorldsOldestRodeo.com

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