Gold Rush Days

Sidney, NE, June 10-12: Experience the Black Hills gold rush of 1876 through skits, re-enactments and cowboy lore about the town’s freighting days.

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American Plains Artists Special Show

San Angelo, TX, June 23-August 7: An 1867 fort along the Concho River showcases nearly 100 Western paintings and a dozen sculptures.

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Cowgirl Roundup

Loveland, CO, June 12-17: Discover your inner cowgirl at Sylvan Dale’s Cowgirl Roundup. Attend alone or with a friend. Making friendships with other “cowgirls” and bonding with your Sylvan Dale horse makes this adventure a top-of-the-bucket-list experience.

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Lone Pine Film History Museum Concert in the Rocks

Lone Pine, CA, June 4: Every June, magnificent Lone Ranger Canyon in the Alabama Hills is transformed into an “under the stars” venue for hosting the annual Lone Pine Concert in the Rocks, which this year features a tribute to Frank Sinatra.

760-876-9909 •



Hops & Hops Fest

The Dalles, OR, June 19: Choose from more than 50 beers from 25-plus breweries from Oregon and beyond in a taproom experience.

541.296.2231 •



Historic Lecompton Territorial Days

Lecompton, KS, June 10-11: Kansas’s former territorial capital celebrates with weekend activities for the entire family.

785-887-6285 •


Nebraskaland Days

North Platte, NE, June 15-25: Tim McGraw will be among the performers at Nebraska’s premier music festival and rodeo featuring a rodeo, parades and concerts.

308-532-7939 •


Dodge City Founders Weekend

Dodge City, KS, June 17-19: This signature event will celebrate George Hoover and the establishment of the first business, as well as the city’s rough and rowdy early years. The 150th anniversary represents the chance to showcase not only the best of its past but celebrate the community that makes Dodge City great today.

800-OLD-WEST •


Jim Bowie Days

Bowie, TX, June 18-25: Texas Revolution hero and frontiersman Jim Bowie is honored with a rodeo, parades and an art and Indian artifact show.

940-366-1887 •



Texas! Outdoor Musical Drama

Palo Duro Canyon, TX, June 2-August 13: This outdoor musical re-creates the stories of Texas Panhandle settlers.

806-655-2181 •



Red Earth Festival

Oklahoma City, OK, June 30-July 2: Experience the traditions of American Indian arts and cultures through dance, an art market and a powwow.

405-427-5228 •



Sisters Rodeo

Sisters, OR, June 8-12: Rodeo stars head to Sisters to show off their goods in this self-proclaimed “Biggest Little Show in the World!”

800-827-7522 •


West of the Pecos Rodeo

Pecos, TX, June 18-25: Gather in Pecos for this historic PRCA rodeo, a top 40 prize money rodeo that originated in 1883.

432-445-2406 •


Greeley Stampede

Greeley, CO, June 23-July 4: Get bull riding and steer wrestling rodeo action, plus take in Western art and an Independence Day parade.

970-356-7787 •


Crooked River Roundup

Prineville, OR, June 25-27: This PRCA rodeo includes steer wrestling, roping, bronc riding, barrel racing, bull riding and more.

541-447-4479 •


Reno Rodeo

Reno, NV, June 16-25: The “Wildest, Richest Rodeo in the West,” the Reno Rodeo is celebrating 100 years of Wild West family fun.

778-329-3877 •


Prescott Frontier Days’ World’s Oldest Rodeo

Prescott, AZ, June 28-July 4: The 135th annual rodeo celebrates the 50th anniversary of the release of the classic Western Junior Bonner, which was filmed entirely on location locally, including during the rodeo and parade. Rodeo action kicks off on Tuesday the 28th and concludes on the Fourth of July. Don’t miss one of the nation’s greatest rodeo parades on Saturday, July 2.

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