Festival of the West—four days of pure cowboy fun—is held each March at WestWorld at Scottsdale, Arizona. The fun includes Western film celebrities, music, movie screenings, cowboy poetry, log home show and arena events including mounted shooting competitions, chuck wagon cookin’ competition, historical reenactments, Western art, cowboy collectibles … anything Western. It’s a fun event for the whole family, with plenty to do and see. Plan to have more dadgum fun than you can shake a snake at! Selected by Reader’s Choice through True West Magazine as the “Best Western Event” in the Country!
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Want to be a cowboy or cowgirl next summer? Kansas features a variety of rodeo events, so grab those cowboy boots and enjoy carnival rides, bull riding, children’s activities, parades and other entertainment happening throughout the state!
Learn to be an authentic cowboy or cowgirl at Moore Ranch’s Cowboy School in Bucklin. Learn cowboy skills: gather, rope and brand cattle while visiting the cowboy school. Visit www.longhorn-cattle.com
Junior participants compete in the Little Britches Rodeo in Dodge City one of the oldest national junior rodeos in the country. Call 620-225-2244.
At the Frontier Western Celebration in El Dorado you can relive frontier cowboy heritage. Visit frontierwesterncelebration.com
Kansas’s Biggest Rodeo in Phillipsburg features hundreds of cowboys and cowgirls who duke it out for the gold belt buckle and honor of being called Kansas’s Biggest Rodeo Champion. Visit www.kansasbiggestrodeo.com
Complete list of Kansas events at www.TravelKS.com