Top 101 Western Events - Utah, Colorado, Arizona, New Mexico

The High Noon Western Americana Auction and Antique Show Jan. 30–31 Mesa, Ariz. 310-202-9010, highnoon.com

The High Noon Western Americana Auction and Antique Show

Jan. 30–31

Mesa, Ariz.

310-202-9010, highnoon.com

After two decades of delighting visitors, this event continues to showcase the enduring style of the West, with more than 150 vendors and several highly anticipated auction items, including a saddle owned by Mexico’s Emperor Maximilian, estimated to sell for $100,000–$150,000. Also up for auction: Roy Rogers’ silver-mounted parade saddle, estimated at $50,000–$100,000, and a pair of custommade “Eagle” boots with spurs and gun rig.

Jan. 9–24

National Western Stock Show

Denver, Colo.

303-295-6124, nationalwestern.com

Jan. 22–24

Tucson Old West Roundup Show and Auction

Tucson, Ariz.

406-834-3603, oldwestroundup.com

Feb. 12–14

Cochise Cowboy Poetry and Music Gathering

Sierra Vista, Ariz.

520-249-2511, cowboypoets.com

Feb 12-14

Gold Rush Days

Wickenburg, Ariz.

928-684-5479, wickenburgchamber.com

Feb. 12–14

Moab’s Western Stars

Moab, Utah

435-259-6272, moabwesternstars.com

Moab’s Western Stars features all the cowboy arts—even a Dutch oven cooking contest.

Feb. 20–28

La Fiesta de los Vaqueros

Tucson, Ariz.

800-964-5662, tucsonrodeo.com

With re-enactments, shootouts, and melodramas, this event conjures a Western movie set.

March 18–21

Festival of the West

Scottsdale, Ariz.

602-996-4387, festivalofthewest.com

May 19–22

Loveland Old West Roundup and Western Collectable Show

Loveland, Colo.

406-834-3603, oldwestroundup.com

June 21–27

Single-action Shooting Society End of Trail

Founders Ranch, N.M.

877-411-7277, sassnet.com

July 9–18

Cattlemen’s Days

Gunnison, Colo.

800-814-7988, cattlemensdays.com

June 25–July 4

Greeley Stampede

Greeley, Colo.

800-982-2855, greeleystampede.com

June 28–July 4

Prescott Frontier Days and the World’s Oldest Rodeo

Prescott, Ariz.

866-407-6336, worldsoldestrodeo.com

July 23–25

White Mountains Roundup

Show Low, Ariz.

928-367-0240, whitemountainsroundup.com

July 26–31

National Little Britches Finals Rodeo

Pueblo, Colo.

800-763-3694, nlbra.com

Aug. 21–22

Santa Fe Indian Market

Santa Fe, N.M.

505-983-5220, swaia.org

Spanning the last 88 years, the Santa Fe Indian Market has evolved to become one of the biggest art eventsin the country.

Aug. 25–28

Western Legends Roundup and Film Festival

Kanab, Utah

435-644-3444, westernlegendsroundup.com

Sept. 9–11

Great American Stampede

Cedar City, Utah

435-590-7691, greatamericanstampede.com

Sept. 30–Oct. 3

Durango Cowboy Poetry Gathering

Durango, Colo.

970-749-2995, durangocowboygathering.org

Oct. 8–10

Lincoln County Cowboy Symposium

Ruidoso Downs, N.M.

575-378-4431, cowboysymposium.org

The famous World Championship Chuckwagon Competition is reason enough to head to Ruidoso Downs.

Nov. 2–7

Heber City’s Cowboy Poetry Gathering and Buckaroo Fair

Heber City, Utah

435-654-3666, hebercitycowboypoetry.com

Nov. 5–7

Tombstone Western Music Festival

Tombstone, Ariz.

520-457-2295, tombstonewesternmusicfestival.org

Nov. 19-20

Grand Junction Cowboy Poetry Gathering

Grand Junction, Colo.

970-242-0971, wcmuseum.org