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Prescott Christmas Parade and Courthouse Lighting.


Grand Canyon Celebration of Art Exhibit & Sale
Grand Canyon, AZ, November 2019-January 2020: Celebration of Art is a wonderful tradition of plein air art and artists at Grand Canyon National Park.
928-638-2481 • GrandCanyon.org

Artwalk Alpine
Alpine, TX, November 22-23: View historical and contemporary life in West Texas art, while local musicians serenade with live music.
432-837-3067 • ArtwalkAlpine.com


Empire Ranch Cowboy Festival
Sonoita, AZ, November 2: This event is the ranch foundation’s annual public event celebrating Arizona’s Western history with heritage demonstrations, exhibits and entertainment.
888-364-2829 • EmpireRanchFoundation.org

70th Annual Death Valley ‘49ers Encampment
Furnace Creek, Death Valley National Park, CA, November 4-10: This week-long Western heritage festival includes music, re-enactments, an art show, parade and competitions.
866-683-2948 • DeathValley49ers.org

10th Annual Chandler Chuck Wagon Cook-Off
Chandler, AZ, November 8-9: The Chandler Chuck Wagon Cook-Off is held at Tumbleweed Ranch. Enjoy musical entertainment, merchandise vendors and a Junior Camp Cooking Clinic.
480-782-2751 • PardnersOfTumbleweedRanch.org

17th Annual Wild West Days
Cave Creek, AZ, November 8-10: More than 10,000 people attend one of Arizona’s largest Western celebrations, the Town of Cave Creek’s signature event, Wild West Days.
480-437-1196 • WildWestDaysCaveCreek.com

40th Annual Wickenburg Bluegrass Festival
Wickenburg, AZ, November 8-10: The Four Corner States Bluegrass Festival is sponsored by the Wickenburg Chamber of Commerce and is one of the oldest bluegrass fests in the Southwest.
928-684-5479 • WickenburgChamber.com

Frontier Times Jamboree
Bandera, TX, November 24: Enjoy live music and storytelling at the Frontier Times Museum with Kenny James.
830-796-3864 • BanderaCowboyCapital.com

The Polar Express
Durango, CO, November 15, 2019-January 2, 2020: This 1879 railroad offers kids a train ride that shares the classic Christmas tale on the way to visit Santa.
970-247-2733 • DurangoSilvertonRailroad.com

North Pole Flyer
Austin, TX, Opens November 16: Ride from Cedar Park to Bertram inside train cars decorated for the winter holiday season.
512-477-8468 • AustinSteamTrain.org

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Santa’s Lighted Forest and North Pole Adventure
Georgetown, CO, November 16-December 24: Enjoy hot cocoa, cookies and candy canes from Santa and his helpers aboard decorated train coaches.
888-456-6777 • GeorgetownLoopRR.com

Prescott Christmas Parade and Courthouse Lighting
Prescott, AZ, December 7: The beloved Christmas Parade begins at 1 p.m., with the 65th annual lighting ceremony of the courthouse at 6 p.m.
928-777-1552 • Prescott.com

Starlight Parade
The Dalles, OR, November 29: This former fur-trade town brings cowboy Christmas to life with lighted parade floats and merry jingles.
541-296-2231 • TheDallesChamber.com

Community Christmas Lighting and Fireworks
Pecos, TX, November 26: Get in the spirit of the season with a Christmas tree-lighting, caroling, fireworks, hot chocolate and cookies.
432-445-2406 • VisitPecos.com


WRCA World Championship Ranch Rodeo
Amarillo, TX, November 7-10: Top ranch teams compete in the world championship hosted by Working Ranch Cowboys Association.
806-374-9722 • WRCA.org

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