July 2014 Events

Western-roundup_events-for-july-2014A Western roundup of events where you can experience the Old West.

ADVENTURE

Kit Carson Wagon Train

Monte Vista, CO, July 30-Aug. 2: Named after the famous frontiersman, this horseback ride with covered wagons joins parade for Ski Hi Stampede.

719-850-1757 • ColoradoCowgirls.net

ART SHOWS

American Plains Artists Show

San Angelo, TX, Opens July 1: A show and sale of more than 75 paintings and sculptures portraying various themes of the American West.

325-481-2646 • AmericanPlainsArtists.com

Calgary Stampede Western Art Show

Calgary, AB, July 4-13: A collection of  Western art by dozens of artists whose works were selected for display during the Calgary Stampede rodeo.

800-661-1260 • WesternShowcase.com

Prescott Indian Art Market

Prescott, AZ, July 12-13: Displays of American Indian weavings, pottery, jewelry and paintings, plus cultural art and craft presentations.

928-445-3122 • Sharlot.org

HERITAGE FESTIVALS

Living History Days at Fort Kearny State Historical Park

Kearney, NE, July 4-6: Walk into the past and experience history as it comes to life in civilian and soldier camps at this historic 1848 fort.

308-865-5305 • OutdoorNebraska.gov

Laramie Jubilee Days

Laramie, WY, July 5-13: Hometown celebration with a ranch rodeo, kid’s horse show, junior bull riding match, parade, chili cook-off and brew fest.

800-445-5303 • LaramieJubileeDays.com

Oregon Trail Days

Gering, NE, July 9-13: Celebrates the people who settled western Nebraska with a kickoff BBQ, old-fashioned parades and live music.

308-632-2133 • OTDays.com

John C. Fremont Days

Fremont, NE, July 11-13: Celebration of the American pathfinder features a rodeo, historical tours, a parade and antique collectors show.

402-727-9428 • JohnCFremontDays.org

Gold Rush Days

South Pass City, WY, July 12-13: Celebrate life in a Western gold camp with gold panning, live music and a vintage baseball tournament.

307-332-3684 • SouthPassCity.com

Buffalo Bill Days

Golden, CO, July 24-28: A trail ride up to Lookout Mountain to visit Buffalo Bill Cody’s grave, plus a Wild West show and a parade.

303-279-3342 • BuffaloBillDays.com

National Day of the American Cowboy

Bandera, TX, July 27: Frontier Times Museum hosts a ranch rodeo, Western music and poetry concerts, and Old West re-enactments.

830-796-3045 • BanderaCowboyCapital.com

POWWOWS

North Cheyenne 4th of July PowWow

Lame Deer, MT, July 3-6: Traditional food, dancing and more at the largest powwow held on the Northern Cheyenne reservation.

406-477-6284 • VisitMT.com

Sacred Visions PowWow

Wadsworth, NV, July 18-20: Community of elders and youth gather to promote and preserve the traditions and cultures of the Northern Paiute.

775-560-1551 • PLT.nsn.us

Julyamsh PowWow

Post Falls, ID, July 26-28: The Coeur d’Alene tribe gathers for powwow dances, a memorial horse ride and an art show and auction.

208-686-1800 • Julyamsh.com

RENDEZVOUS

Green River Rendezvous

Pinedale, WY, July 10-13: Fur trade lectures and pageant honor an 1833 mountain man encampment, along with demonstrations at camp.

307-367-2242 • MeetMeOnTheGreen.com

RODEOS

Prescott Frontier Days

Prescott, AZ, June 30-July 6: Since 1888, the “world’s oldest rodeo” features steer roping, bull riding, team roping plus a parade.

866-407-6336 • WorldsOldestRodeo.com

Buffalo Bill Cody Stampede Rodeo

Cody, WY, July 1-4: Professional rodeo includes bareback, saddle bronc and bull riding, roping, steer wrestling and barrel racing.

800-207-0744 • CodyStampedeRodeo.com

Grangeville Border Days

Grangeville, ID, July 2-4: Idaho’s oldest rodeo offers local team roping, barrel and steer riding, and a wild horse race, plus an art show.

208-983-1372 • GrangevilleBorderDays.org

Livingston RoundUp Rodeo

Livingston, MT, July 2-4: Since 1924, this rodeo boasts that its rodeo action features some of the best rough stock in the country.

406-222-3199 • LivingstonRoundup.com

Cattlemen’s Days

Gunnison, CO, July 10-12: This PRCA rodeo offers horse and livestock shows, animal exhibits, evening carnival and cowboy poetry.

970-641-1501 • CattlemensDays.com

Snake River Stampede Rodeo

Nampa, ID, July 11-19: PRCA rodeo features bull and saddle bronc riding, steer wrestling, bareback bronc riding and tie-down roping.

208-466-8497 • SnakeRiverStampede.com

Nebraska’s Big Rodeo

Burwell, NE, July 23-26: This outdoor rodeo features bareback, saddle bronc and bull riding events, plus calf and team roping contests.

308-346-5010 • NebraskasBigRodeo.com

What do you think?