Western Events for March 2018 Western roundup of events where you can experience the Old West this March.

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Photo courtesy of Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo

Western roundup of events where you can experience the Old West this March.

Adventure

Arizona Renaissance Festival & Artisan Marketplace

Gold Canyon, AZ, Weekends through April 1: Old West time travelers take in Medieval arts and crafts, jousting tournaments and outdoor circus.

520-463-2600 • RoyalFaires.com

Crane Watch Festival

Kearney, NE, March 22-25: More than 500,000 Sandhill Cranes migrate to the Platte River Valley during their northward migration.

800-652-9435 • VisitKearney.org

Art Shows

Amarillo Western Antiques & Collectibles Show

Amarillo, TX, March 16-18: Antique firearms, American Indian artwork and more at the longest running Western show and auction in America.

517-568-4188 • AmarilloWesternShow.com

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OKC Land Run Antique Show.

OKC Land Run Antique Show

Oklahoma City, OK, March 3-4: Shop a wide selection of antiques from some of the region’s most prominent and professional collectors.

918-619-2875 • HeritageEventCompany.com

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Cowgirl Up! Exhibition & Sale Opening Weekend. Photo by Craig Cutler.

Cowgirl Up! Exhibition & Sale Opening Weekend

Wickenburg, AZ, March 23-25: Opening gala at the Desert Caballeros Western Museum kicks off the invitational exhibit of Western art by women.

928-684-2272 • WesternMuseum.org

Masters of the American West

Los Angeles, CA, thru Mar 25: Exhibits stylistically and thematically diverse Western artworks by 75 nationally recognized artists.

323-667-2000 • TheAutry.org

Lllano Art Studio Tour

Llano, TX, March 31: Visit with approximately 20 Western and American Indian artists working in a wide range of mediums in their creative workspace.

325-247-5354 • LlanoArtStudioTour.Yolasite.com

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Spring Break at the Pioneer Museum.

Spring Break at the Pioneer Museum

Fredericksburg, TX, March 10, 12-17: Early Texas, German, and Native American frontier life is interpreted through stories, demonstrations, music, dance, and more.

830-990-8441 • PioneerMuseum.net

Auction

James D. Julia Spring Extraordinary Firearms Auction

Waterville, ME, March 21-23: Known for selling the greatest number of rare and collectable firearms in the world; enthusiasts will be able to purchase a piece of history.

207-453-7125 • JamesDJulia.com

Frontier Fare

Crafts and Drafts

Canyon, TX, March 2: Fun evening of food, crafts, and draft beer samples. Enjoy beer-themed food, trivia, cornhole, and more.

806-651-2244 • PanhandlePlains.org

Flying Fez Wine Tasting

Muskogee, OK, March 10: Enjoy one of Oklahoma’s biggest and best wine tasting events hosted by the Bedouin Shriners.

918-682-2761 • BedouinWineFestival.com

Gun Show

R.K. Gun Show

Oklahoma City, OK, March 10-11: gun and hunting enthusiasts can shop a variety guns, hunting supplies, military surplus and outdoor gear.

563-927-8176 • RKShows.com

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Celebrate Texas!

Heritage Festivals

Celebrate Texas!

Fredericksburg, TX, March 17: Meet Texas Rangers and members of the Comanche
and Apache Nations (left) and enjoy historical re-enactments and cannon firing,
cowboy poetry and entertainment.

830-997-2698 • TRHC.org

Cache Valley Cowboy Rendezvous

Hyrum, UT, March 2-4: Gather for western music, cowboy poetry, trading post vendors, Dutch Oven dinners, and so much more.

435-755-1890 • CVCowboy.org

Tucson Festival of Books

Tucson, AZ, March 10-11: Join Old West authors and historians at the University of Arizona for panel discussions and book signings.

TucsonFestivalOfBooks.org

The Kamloops Cowboy Festival

Kamloops, B.C., CAN, March 15-18: Cowboy heritage gets gritty at Cowboy Heritage Society fair offering art, gear and dinner theatre.

888-763-2221 • BCCHS.com

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32nd Annual Texas Cowboy Poetry Gathering. Photo by Barbara Richerson.

32nd Annual Texas Cowboy Poetry Gathering

Alpine, TX, March 2-3: Poets, songwriters and wordsmiths come together for this eclectic event celebrating the oral traditions of the working cowboy.

432-837-2326 • TexasCowboyPoetry.com

Grand Lake Renaissance Festival

Vinita, OK, March 23-25: Step back in time to experience the music of the shire, watch the sport of Falconry, and shop.
918-244-1887 • OkieRennie1.wixsite.com

Powwow 

Denver March Powwow

Denver, CO, March 23-25: This annual powwow features the grand entry, intertribal dances and contests, plus arts, crafts, and storytelling.

303-934-8045 • DenverMarchPowwow.org

Re-enactments 

Fall of the Alamo

San Antonio, TX, March 5: The Texas Army and the San Antonio Living History Assoc. portray events leading to the Battle of the Alamo.

TexasArmy.org

Goliad Massacre Re-Enactment

Goliad, TX, March 24-25: Re-creates the occupation of Fort Defiance and the 1836 Goliad Massacre, with memorial service on the last day.

361-635-3752 • PresidioLaBahia.org

Rodeos & Horse Sales

Winter Series Rodeo

Brigham City, UT, March 9-10: This rodeo event sanctioned by the Rocky Mountain Professional Rodeo Association features tie down roping, bronc riding, and more.

435-734-3315 • BoxElderCounty.org

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Winnemucca Ranch Hand Rodeo.

Winnemucca Ranch Hand Rodeo

Winnemucca, NV, Through March 4: Ranch hands compete in rodeo events, plus you can see cow dog trials, horse and bull sales, and a trade show.

775-623-2220 • RanchRodeoNV.com

Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo

Houston, TX, Through March 18: A one-of-a-kind event that takes place in NRG Stadium, home of the Houston Texans. RodeoHouston occurs over 21 days beginning in late February or early March of that year and is the highest paying professional rodeo in the world.

832-667-1000  RodeoHouston.com

Star of Texas Fair and Rodeo

Austin, TX, March 10-24: Enjoy horse and livestock shows, concerts, a Wild West show, 
fair, and rodeo.

512-919-3000  RodeoAustin.com

Western Premier Horse Sale

Brigham City, UT, March 17: See some of the finest horses in the region up for purchase at this quality western horse sale.

435-734-3315 • BoxElderCounty.org

What do you think?

Rhiannon Deremo

Online Content Editor at True West Magazine.