Kickoff Parade, National Western Stock Show, Denver, Colorado Courtesy Gates Frontiers Fund Colorado Collection within the Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress



Brian Lebel’s Old West Auction & Sale

Mesa, AZ, January 20-22: This dealers’ show and sale, along with an exciting, live Saturday night auction, showcases the best authentic cowboy, Indian and Western art, antiques and artifacts available for sale. The event is known worldwide as the premiere show and auction in the Western Americana collecting industry.  

480-779-9378 •



Montana Winter Fair

Lewistown, MT, January 26-29: The Montana Winter Fair celebrates 77 years of promoting Montana agriculture and an enviable Western way of life. 

406-538-2200 •


Living History Fair

Watertown, SD, January 27-28: See live demonstrations and actors recreating how our ancestors lived, worked and played.

605-753-0138 •



Resolutions and Rosé Encore Train

Georgetown, CO, January 6-8: We know the holidays are stressful, so plan some time to unwind at Resolutions & Rosé, an adults-only wine-and-cheese pairing experience on board the Georgetown Loop Railroad’s Encore Train. This event will be limited to the Waldorf Presidential Car only, which will be strictly ages 21+ for this event. All other cars are for all ages including the saver prices.

888-456-6777 •


The Polar Express Train Ride

Durango, CO, November 18-January 1, 2023: All ages can experience the warmth and fun of the Christmas season on a special steam train trip to the North Pole.

888-827-4607 •



38th Annual National Cowboy Poetry Gathering

Elko, NV, January 30-February 4: This gathering takes a look at life in the West across the generations and will have something for everyone. The traditions celebrated have lives of their own—on the range to the page, the stage to the screen.

775-738-7508 •



Cowboys of Color Rodeo

Fort Worth, TX, January 16: Held since 1995, this rodeo brings together cowboys from diverse cultures to celebrate their Western heritage.

817-922-9999 •


American Finals Rodeo

Tulsa, OK, January 21-23: Watch the top 15 cowboys and cowgirls compete in a variety of Western events. While there, be sure to check out the event’s free Western trade show.

918-456-9814 •



Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo

Fort Worth, TX, January 13-February 4: Held since 1896, Fort Worth’s exposition livestock show and rodeo attracts cowboys to its auctions, livestock and horse shows, rodeos and concerts.

817-877-2400 •

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