So Much to Celebrate!
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There is so much to celebrate in Mesa Verde Country. Many of our festivals reflect our cultural ties with the archaeology and Native Culture of the area and link the past to the present. Others take to the skies, whether looking for birds or ascending in balloons.

Some festivals appeal to our taste buds, be it gourmet winemakers' dinners or beer fests, while others appeal to our artistic tastes through music, art, and drama. Our spectacular parks fill on weekends with antique cars, arts and crafts vendors, or fireworks celebrations. Cowboys and the western lifestyle are also a big part of our celebrations, and rodeos and the county fair provide that Old West Experience.

May 2015

Ute Mountain - Mesa Verde Birding Festival
Wednesday, May 6th - Sunday, May 10th
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SW Colorado Concert Series Presents "The Alliance Brass Quintet"
Thursday, May 7th
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9th Annual 12-Hours of Mesa Verde Bike Race
Saturday, May 9th
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Durango Kennel Club Dog Show
Friday, May 15th - Saturday, May 16th
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Indian Arts & Culture Festival
Saturday, May 23rd - Sunday, May 24th
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June 2015

Dolores River Festival
Saturday, June 6th
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Ute Mountain Rodeo Carnival
Wednesday, June 10th - Sunday, June 14th
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Ute Mountain Rodeo Chuckwagon BBQ
Wednesday, June 10th
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85th Annual Ute Mountain Roundup Rodeo
Thursday, June 11th - Saturday, June 13th
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FREE ADMISSION to Mesa Verde National Park
Saturday, June 13th
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July 2015

Cortez Burst Triathalon & Rotary Fireworks Display
Saturday, July 4th
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Ute Mountain Casino Fireworks Display
Sunday, July 5th - Sunday, July 5th
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Mancos Days
Friday, July 24th - Sunday, July 26th
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