Events

Annual Events

Note: The events listed below happen during a normal year. Due to COVID restrictions, some events may change or may not happen. Items in bold have been confirmed to the best of our knowledge.

CORTEZ

  • January

    • 4 States Jr. Rodeo (3rd Weekend in Jan)​

  • February

    • 4 States Jr. Rodeo (3rd Weekend in Feb)​

  • March

    • Ag Expo​ (4th Weekend in March)

  • April

    • Home & Garden Show (​2nd Weekend in April) 2021: Apr 9&10

    • Cortez Gun Show (4th Weekend in April)

    • Pueblo-to-Pueblo half-marathon (4th Saturday in April)

  • May

    • 12 Hours of Mesa Verde (Mother's Day Saturday)

    • Ute Mountain Mesa Verde Birding Festival (2nd Wed in May - 4 days)

    • Historical Preservation Day Walk (3rd Saturday in May)

  • June​

    • Cortez Farmer's Market (Saturdays Jun-Oct)

    • Ute Mountain Roundup Rodeo (2nd Weekend in June)

    • Ride the Rockies (thru Cortez 2nd-3rd week in June)

    • Native American Dances at the Cortez Cultural Center (mid-Jun thru mid-Aug)

    • Third Thursday's at the Park (3rd Thursdays, May thru Sept)

    • Celtic Fair (4th Saturday in June)​

  • July

    • Cortez Farmer's Market (Saturdays Jun-Oct)

    • Cortez July 4th Fireworks​

    • Montezuma County 4-H Fair (last week of July)

    • Native American Dances at the Cortez Cultural Center (mid-Jun thru mid-Aug)

    • Third Thursday's at the Park (3rd Thursdays, May thru Sept)

    • Montezuma County Fair (starts 4th Weekend in July for 9 days)

  • August

    • Cortez Farmer's Market (Saturdays Jun-Oct)

    • Cortez Hot Air Balloon Rendezvous (​1st Weekend in Aug)

    • Native American Dances at the Cortez Cultural Center (mid-Jun thru mid-Aug)

    • Third Thursday's at the Park (3rd Thursdays, May thru Sept)

  • September

    • Cortez Farmer's Market (Saturdays Jun-Oct)​

    • Third Thursday's at the Park (3rd Thursdays, May thru Sept)

  • October​

    • Cortez Farmer's Market (Saturdays Jun-Oct)

    • Pumpkin Festival TBD

    • Four Corners Builders Golf Tournament TBD

    • Pretty in Pink (Cancer Fashion Show) TBD​

    • Harvest Beer Fest (TBD)

  • November

    • Veterans Day Parade (Nov 11)​

  • December

    • Parade of Lights (1st Saturday in December)​

    • Mesa Verde National Park Luminaria Open House (2nd Sat in December)

DOLORES

  • January

    • Winter Farmers Market at 4-Seasons Greenhouse (Saturdays 10am-1pm, Nov thru mid-Mar)

    • Dolores River Boaters Assn Annual Permit Party (4th Friday in January)

  • February

    • Winter Farmers Market at 4-Seasons Greenhouse (Saturdays 10am-1pm, Nov thru mid-Mar)

  • March

    • Winter Farmers Market at 4-Seasons Greenhouse (Saturdays 10am-1pm, Nov thru mid-Mar)

  • April

  • May

  • June

    • Ride of the Ancients Gravel Grinder (4th Saturday in June) 2021: June 26

    • Dolores Farmers Market (Jun-Oct every Wednesday 4p-7p)

    • Dolores River Fest (1st Saturday in June) 2021: Cancelled

  • July

    • Dolores Farmers Market (Jun-Oct every Wednesday 4p-7p)​

  • August

    • Dolores Farmers Market (Jun-Oct every Wednesday 4p-7p)

    • Dolores Boggy Draw Beat Down Mountain Bike Races (1st Saturday in August) 2021: Aug 7

    • AKC Agility Dog Trials (1st Saturday in August)

    • Escalante Days (2nd Saturday in August) 2021: Aug 14

    • Dolores Mountain Quilters Quilt Show (4th Saturday in August, even years)

  • September

    • Dolores Farmers Market (Jun-Oct every Wednesday 4p-7p)​

  • October

    • Dolores Farmers Market (Jun-Oct every Wednesday 4p-7p)

    • Dolores Harvest Fest & Car Show (1st Saturday in October) 2021: Oct 2

    • Dolores Mountainfilm Fest on Tour (3rd Saturday in Oct)

  • November

    • Winter Farmers Market at 4-Seasons Greenhouse (Saturdays 10am-1pm, Nov thru mid-Mar)

    • Dolores Cyclocross (1st Saturday in November)

    • Dolores Ski & Sport Swap (2nd Saturday in November)

    • Dolores Turkey Trot 5K and fun run (Thanksgiving Day)

    • Dolores Community Christmas Lights Decorating Party in Flanders Park (Saturday after Thanksgiving)

  • December

    • Winter Farmers Market at 4-Seasons Greenhouse (Saturdays 10am-1pm, Nov thru mid-Mar)

    • Dolores Christmas Bazaar (1st Saturday in December)​

    • Dolores River Brewery's Arts & Crafts Show (1st Saturday in December)​

    • Christmas in Dolores at the Galloping Goose (2nd Saturday in December)

MANCOS

  • March

    • Mancos Melt - middle weekend of March

    • St. Patty's Day Lucky 5k and Family Fun Run/Walk March 17th

  • May

    • Mancos Valley Chorus Concert Series - Canceled for 2021

    • Hoedown - Montezuma School to Farm

    • Mancos Bloom - Mt. Lookout Grange - Canceled for 2021

  • June 

    • Mancos Farmers Market (June-Oct. Every Thursday 4-7 pm)

    • Mancos Cowboy Half Marathon, 5K, Fun Run (4th Saturday in June)

  • July

    • Mancos Farmers Market (June-Oct. Every Thursday 4-7 pm)

    • 4th of July Fireworks Show, Boyle Park

    • BurroFest July 18

    • Mancos Days (Last Full Weekend in July) July 23-25, 2021

  • August

    • Mancos Farmers Market (June-Oct. Every Thursday 4-7 pm)

    • Mancos Valley Summer Brewfest August 21, 2021

  • September

    • Mancos Farmers Market (June-Oct. Every Thursday 4-7 pm)

    • Mancos Open Studio Tours

    • Mancos Valley River FilmFest September 25, 2021

  • October

    • Mancos Farmers Market (June-Oct. Every Thursday 4-7 pm)

    • ​​Pig Roast - Mt. Lookout Grange Community Dinner

  • November

  • December

    • Ye Olde Fashioned Christmas

    • Mancos Valley Chorus Concert Series

TOWAOC

  • January

  • February

  • March

  • April

  • May

  • June 

    • Ute Mountain Ute Beardance & Run​ (1st Weekend in June)

  • July

    • July 4th Fireworks at Ute Mountain Casino​

  • August

    • Ute Mountain Casino Pow-Wow (3rd Weekend in August)​

  • September

  • October

  • December