Durango is a one-of-a-kind historic town of Colorado, filled with vibrant culture and fascinating tales. If you’re visiting this beautiful haven in the mountains, be sure to attend some of their annual events happening throughout the year to help celebrate tradition with the community! The Durango Cowboy Poetry Gathering is one beloved festival that draws both visitors and locals from near and far to engage in the many captivating activities hosted by numerous, famous performers that come from all over the West. Discover everything that’s going on during the 29th celebration of this distinguished occasion and make plans to be there so you can experience what the 2017 Durango Cowboy Gathering has to offer!
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About the Durango Cowboy Poetry Gathering
The 29th Annual Durango Cowboy Poetry Gathering will take place October 5-8, 2017. This event contains all kinds of activities for all ages, such as entertaining live music, gripping poetry readings, magical storytelling, and much more. The headquarters of this festival can be found at the Historic Strater Hotel, where most of the activities will take place. Additional venues for this event include the Animas Museum, the Henry Strater Theatre, and the TohAtin Gallery.
Durango Cowboy Poetry Gathering Schedule of Events
These four days of the Durango Cowboy Poetry Gathering contain an abundance of fun and unique activities. Here’s a preview of a few of the events you can expect to see at this year’s event, then check out their full schedule online!
Wylie and the Wild West Premier Performance: Held at the Henry Strater Theatre, this entertaining folk band will delight their audiences with a mix of cowboy, swing, folk, and yodeling music. The dance floor will be open for guests to groove along to these upbeat tunes!
Cowboy Poet Trailride: Head over to the Rapp Corral to hop on a horse and go for a ride with two of the event performers that will entertain along the way!
Cowboy Parade: Following the delicious Cowboy Chuck Wagon Breakfast, the Cowboy Parade is a much-anticipated activity of this event! Completely free of charge, this colorful procession features various types of decorated horses and carriages, accompanied by their costumed riders.
To learn more about events happening in and around the town of Durango, make sure to stay up-to-date with the Durango Herald!
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