Community Calendar

Following is a partial listing of events that occur in our area throughout the year. Please contact the host organizations to confirm dates and for more information.

Monthly Events

Business After Hours

Held the second Thursday each month from 4:30 – 6:30  pm and hosted by a different business each month, this offers a great way to network while enjoying great food, drink and company. Opportunities to host fill quickly as it is an excellent way to showcase your business.

Summer Events

Native American Dances; Cortez Cultural Center – 970-565-1151
Cortez Farmer’s Market;  970-565-3123
Dolores Farmers Market; 970-882-7720
Mancos Farmer’s Market; 970-533-7725
Archaeology Day Tours; Crow Canyon Archaeological Center – 970-565-8975 or  970-564-4346

Events by Month


4-States Junior Rodeo; 970-565-8775.


Four States Ag Expo;


Pueblo-to-Pueblo Run & Bike Event; Cortez Cultural Center – 970-565-1151

Annual Home and Garden Show; 970-565-1771


Ute Mountain/Mesa Verde Birding Festival; or 970-565-1151
12-Hours of Mesa Verde Mountain Bike Race;
Cortez Historic Preservation Day; 970-565-1151


Ute Mountain Bear Dance; 970-565-8800 ext. 237
Dolores River Festival; 970-882-4780
Annual Ute Mountain Round-up PRCA Rodeo; or 970-565-1000


Fourth of July Clebration, Towaoc – 970-565-8800 ext. 237
Fourth of July Celebrations, Cortez
Mancos Days; 970-533-7725


Montezuma County Fair; 970-565-3123
Cortez Rendezvous Hot Air Balloon Rally; 505-977-2679
Escalante Days; 970-882-4018
George Geer Memorial Car Show; 970-565-0770


Mancos Valley/Mesa Verde Country Balloon and Art Festival; 970-560-0203


Pumpkin Festival; 970-565-1151.


Annual Parade of Lights; 970-565-8408