Western roundup of events where you can experience the Old West!
Carefree Fine Art & Wine Festival
Carefree, AZ, January 20-22: High Sonoran Desert town closes its streets for Southwestern and American Indian art show and wine tastings.
480-837-5637 • ThunderbirdArtists.com
Polar Bear Stomp
Eagle Nest, NM, January 1: Kick off the new year with an hour-long snow hike around Eagle Nest Lake State Park; end with a cup of hot chocolate.
575-377-3010 • AngelFireChamber.org
New Year’s Day Brunch Train
Durango, CO, January 1: Start the New Year aboard the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad’s steam-powered train on this trip reminiscent of 19th-century travel.
888-827-4607 • DurangoTrain.com
Litchfield Park Native American Arts Festival
Litchfield Park, AZ, January 13-15: The 25th annual gathering of American Indian artists who display jewelry, pottery, katsinas and beadwork.
623-935-9040 • Litchfield-Park.org
National Western Stock Show
Denver, CO, January 7-22: Since 1906, this show hosts livestock and horse sales and seminars, plus rodeo events, at National Western Complex.
303-296-6977 • NationalWestern.com
Cowboys of Color Rodeo
Fort Worth, TX, January 13: Held since 1995, this rodeo brings together cowboys from diverse cultures to celebrate their Western heritage.
817-922-9999 • CowboysOfColor.org
Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo
Fort Worth, TX, Opens January 13-February 4: Held since 1896, Fort Worth’s exposition livestock show and rodeo attract cowboys to its auctions, livestock and horse shows, rodeos and concerts.
817-877-2400 • FWSSR.com
PBR Built Tough
Oklahoma City, OK, January 21-22: Witness the “toughest sport on dirt” in this family-friendly experience of top professional bull riding.
800-745-3000 • VisitOKC.com